‘I was molested and passed around’: Corey Feldman describes his ordeal at the hands of Hollywood pedophile ring and says Corey Haim was just eleven years old when he was first raped

Former child star Corey Feldman said that he was molested repeatedly by men who would pass him and other minors around
He said that when he was 15 he was being abused by a man who was actually employed by his own father at the management company he ran
Reveals that Corey Haim was raped when he was just 11-years-old
Feldman says the abuse he and Haim suffered was widely known
Haim would struggle with drugs up until his death in 2010 at the age of 38
Feldman shot to fame in his teens thanks to his roles in Goonies and Stand by Me
By Chris Spargo
Corey Feldman has shared shocking details about the rampant sexual abuse he and other young actors were forced to endure during their years in Hollywood.
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Feldman discusses how he was repeatedly molested by adult males in the industry, saying these men would pass many young stars ‘back and forth to each other.’
He also reveals that his closest friend, Corey Haim, was raped when he was just 11 by a producer, the start of a long cycle of sexual abuse that Feldman believes led to his friend’s problems with drugs and alcohol later in life.
Haim would struggle with drugs up until his death in 2010 at the age of 38, a death that Feldman blames on the men who abused the actor.
Feldman’s comments come just days after another former child star, Elijah Wood, also gave an interview talking about the pedophilia problem in Hollywood.
‘He had more direct abuse than I did. With me, there were some molestations and it did come from several hands, so to speak, but with Corey, his was direct rape, whereas mine was not actual rape,’ said Feldman of the sexual abuse suffered by Haim.
‘And his also occurred when he was 11. My son is 11 now and I can’t even begin to fathom the idea of something like that happening to him. It would destroy his whole being.’
Feldman then made the shocking claim that many people in the industry were aware that he and Haim were being abused by these older men, and that no one did anything to stop it or help the boys.
‘This person uses intimidation and threats as a way to keep people quiet. And all these men were all friends,’ explained Feldman.
‘Ask anybody in our group of kids at that time: They were passing us back and forth to each other. [Alison Arngrim] from Little House on the Prairie said [in an interview], “Everybody knew that the two Coreys were just being passed around.”
‘Like it was something people joked about on studio lots. We’re not talking about huge executives and directors that I am aware of that were involved in this. The people that I knew doing it were publicists, they were photographers for teen magazines, things like that.’
In the interview Feldman also made it clear that the sexual abuse of children by adults is not only still a problem in Hollywood, but one that is getting worse with time.
‘They reach out to little kids on Twitter, they reach out to little kids on Facebook, and they say, “I’m a big producer and I can help you,”‘ said Feldman.
‘With social media we have more access than ever to everybody. It’s a growing problem, not a shrinking problem.’
One of the men who molested him still works in the industry Feldman said, adding that while he has run in to him over the years he has never tried to confront the man.
He said that he has been helped by years of therapy and rehab, and makes it clear that it was a long and difficult struggle to get to the place he is at now with ‘a great child and I have a great girlfriend, a nice house, a nice car and a good career.’
And he said that the most difficult part of it all was losing Haim.
‘He was my best friend. I miss the chemistry, I miss having my best friend,’ said Feldman.
‘He was the only person that could make me laugh unstoppably. He had a charisma about him and a charm and a sense of humor that was unparalleled.’
Haim was one of the biggest stars of the 1980s, with leading roles in films including Lucas, Watchers and the Oscar-nominated Murphy’s Romance, which he starred in alongside Sally Field and James Garner.
Feldman also found early success in Hollywood thanks to his roles in two of the decade’s most memorable films, Goonies and Stand By Me.
The boys first worked together on the 1987 vampire flick The Lost Boys, and paired up again in the films License to Drive and Dream a Little Dream.
Haim was quite the ladies man too over the years, dating Alyssa Milano, Nicole Eggert, Holly Fields and even Victoria Beckham at one point.

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