A recent interview Hollywood actor Elijah Wood has reignited the pedophilia debate within the entertainment industry.
However, the star of ‘Lord of the Rings’ later said that his comments were not based on personal experience but on reports of pedophilia in Hollywood.
Corey Feldman opens up about pedophilia in Hollywood
A former child star, Corey Feldman hasn’t been a lucky person. The star of some of the best movies of the 80s has made it clear how he became the victim of pedophilia within the industry.
In fact, another child actor Corey Haim experienced even more horrifying things.
Corey Feldman says that Haim was just 11 years old when he was raped by a man on the set of a movie.
However, the 44 year old Feldman said during an interview with a famous news websites that the threat of pedophilia in Hollywood is growing by the day.
He also said that Hollywood is the place where adults and children have more inappropriate connections with each other.
During this time, if a child actor is victimized by a predator, the experience stick with him for the rest of his life.
A tragic end
Corey Feldman said that he was a very happy man despite all the traumas that he had to suffer. He has a great career and a great family.
But all this was achieved after going through a lot of therapy and rehabilitation. Corey said that his friend Haim was not so lucky. He met a tragic end because once he became a star, the predators became more demanding.
Corey Haim had to suffer more direct abuse. In fact, he was a rape victim while Corey Feldman had to suffer only molestations.
The worst part of all this was that he was only 11 years old when all this happened to him.
During the interview, Feldman refused to name any of the people who had molested him and raped Corey Haim.