ASTIN HOPES THAT FELDMAN’S ALLEGATIONS HELP TO SPARK A REAL DEBATE ABOUT A PEDOPHILE RING IN HOLLYWOOD.
Actor Sean Astin has come ahead in assist of his good friend, and former Goonies co-star, Corey Feldman.
Astin mentioned that he hopes that Feldman’s allegations helps to spark an actual debate a few pedophiles ring in Hollywood and hopes “this doesn’t play out as a private tabloid story.’
Astin mentioned in an announcement, posted on TwitLonger, that “Feldman communicated to me in some unspecified time in the future, what a few of his experiences have been.”
He mentioned: “Victims of sexual assault are talking. Their bravery and willingness to topic their lives to scrutiny, of essentially the most painful form, needs to be supported . . . It’s time for abusers to be stopped.”
“If he is aware of of particular individuals and might leverage some authorized place to cease evil from taking place, God Bless him. I’m pleased with Corey”
The Mail Online stories: Simply final week, Feldman revealed the identities of two alleged youngster molesters he claims took benefit of him and different adolescent display stars years in the past.
He claimed that in Hollywood there’s a pedophile ring of adults within the trade who he alleges preyed on him and different younger actors and actresses.
And on Thursday, Astin mentioned that whereas he’s pleased with his good friend, he does fear that the story gained’t make any actual change within the trade.
‘My solely concern is [it] gained’t really grow to be the complicated dialog that should occur,’ he informed the tabloid on the TBS Search Celebration premier at Public Lodge.
‘And if it doesn’t, and it turns into about shortly pointing fingers and making accusations and the plain stuff, I believe will probably be a missed alternative.’
Astin, who starred within the second season of Stranger Issues, first addressed Feldman’s allegations in an announcement on Monday.
‘Corey Feldman communicated to me in some unspecified time in the future, what a few of his experiences have been,’ he wrote within the assertion.
‘I bear in mind aching for him… Victims of sexual assault are talking. Their bravery and willingness to topic their lives to scrutiny, of essentially the most painful form, needs to be supported… it’s time for abusers to be stopped.’
On Monday Feldman revealed he has filed a police report with the LAPD, figuring out the boys he claims sexually abused him as a baby.
Feldman mentioned on The Dr OzShow final Thursday that his former assistant Jon Grissom was the primary to reap the benefits of him within the 1980s, including that the person nonetheless posts pictures of him on-line.
‘This man on his My House web page and his Fb web page has obtained photos of me and Corey Haim,’ Feldman mentioned through the interview.
‘He nonetheless taunts it and flaunts it.’
Dr. Ozthen revealed that Grissom, who’s now residing in Mexico, has a protracted historical past of prison conduct.
‘Every little thing from assault, theft, medication … in 2001 he was arrested on youngster molestation prices … he was discovered responsible in 2003 and served time in jail,’ mentioned an lawyer for this system in a video posted to Fb.
Feldman additionally named former youngster expertise supervisor and convicted intercourse offender Marty Weiss, who had revealed up to now.