LOS ANGELES – Corey Feldman was supposed to release a brand new documentary on Monday meant to convey to gentle the names of the Hollywood gamers who allegedly molested and raped him and his late childhood buddy Corey Haim once they have been children.
Nevertheless, regardless of tirelessly selling and hyping up the worldwide livestream of “My Truth: The Rape of Two Corey’s” – and concurrently screening the movie on the Director’s Guild of America in Los Angeles on Monday – Feldman’s flick by no means made it to Act One on-line as customers instantly started reporting that they have been receiving clean screens and infinite loading points.
For $20, viewers may log onto mytruthdoc.com and have been promised the total documentary on the livestream at 11 p.m. which might be adopted by a Q&A panel afterward, after which a second screening on Tuesday afternoon. Whereas awaiting the web stream to activate, Feldman tweeted from throughout the theater on the DGA, “THE FILM IS STARTING 15 MIN LATE DUE 2 THE WEBSITE CRASHING! WHICH IS ACTUALLLY A GOOD THING!”
As soon as once more, the movie was met with technical difficulties and after a quick convention with viewers in attendance, the choice was made to display screen the movie and “deal with the repercussions later,” Feldman advised the packed room.
After about 18 minutes, Feldman and firm stopped the movie and advised attendees that the positioning the place the documentary was being hosted had been beneath assault by “hackers,” stopping the world from seeing the movie.
Feldman spoke with Fox Information within the foyer on the DGA following the movie’s closing and made it some extent to deal with those that paid to observe the documentary solely to be met with clean screens and quite a few error messages.
“Well, everybody that was here saw what happened. So I don’t think there’s any confusion there,” he mentioned, lamenting the truth that a really small portion of individuals obtained to see the movie.
“I don’t know how we’re gonna get people to see the film. We’ve got to solve that problem first. Yes, some people have seen the film, but the world who’s waiting has not seen the film as far as I know. So I’ve got to really get to the bottom of it, find out how we get this back online and how we get it to stream tomorrow properly at twelve o’clock without being hacked.”
The prepared whistleblower mentioned he’ll possible start engaged on various strategies to permit those that paid their hard-earned cash to have the ability to ingest it, even when it means renting out theater house to be able to present the film.
“If we find that we cannot stream it without being hacked, then I’m going to have to field distribution offers and I’m gonna have to figure out how we actually get this thing, you know, picked up so they can play theatrically,” mentioned Feldman. “I mean, it looks great in a theater, right? There’s no reason why it can’t be played in theaters because the country maybe we take the money and we four-wall theaters. I don’t know. We’ve got to figure it out. Thanks for your time. I really appreciate.”
Throughout the pause of the movie, Feldman claimed an skilled group of detractors may need been the culprits of the flowery hack-job.
“I’m very sorry about this. Here’s what’s going on. For some reason, the streaming site that does this supposedly professionally and this is all they do, is not streaming our film,” he defined to the viewers. “It’s not streaming. Now, that leaves me with quite a conundrum, because these people have paid money all over the world to find out what you guys are about to find out. And it wouldn’t really be fair of me to play the answer to this film right now without the rest of the people who paid good money to see it at the same time as you.”
“I’m going to take a vote,” Feldman pressed. “I’m going to take a vote. I really get this is a tough one. I love you guys. But I also don’t want to do anybody else wrong. Either way, we’re trying to find out. They asked me to give them 10 minutes… But I’ve got to make sure that everybody gets to see this movie.”
Instantly, Feldman is on the telephone with the service supplier for the streaming website and locations the telephone name on speakerphone for the viewers to listen to.
“That’s what we’re seeing right now – we’re seeing an attack coming in,” a person’s voice mentioned. “We’ve been seeing it since the beginning of this, added a woman’s voice on the other end. “And they’ve been clearing it and dealing with it, but they keep coming back.”
“And we can’t fight it off, it’s too strong,” the gentleman chimed on the telephone name.
Within the documentary, the ’80s star facilities on the alleged abuse by actor Charlie Sheen by which he was mentioned to have raped Corey Haim “in between two trailers” on the set of the 1986 coming of age drama “Lucas,” when Haim was simply 13. The movie additionally appears to be like at nightclub proprietor and frequent party-thrower Alphy Hoffman, who Feldman accused of abuse in 2017, in addition to his former manager Jon Grissom.
Additionally named as an alleged molester of Haim was actor Dominick Brascia and former baby expertise supervisor Marty Weiss was named as an alleged second abuser of Feldman.
Sheen has lengthy denied the accusation and Haim’s mom, Judy, has publicly said she doesn’t imagine Sheen to be the one who abused her son and, the truth is, pointed the finger at Brascia.
Moreover, one of many movie’s interview topics was none aside from the late “Young and the Restless” star, Kristoff St. John, who in keeping with the movie, admitted to additionally being a sufferer of sexual abuse as a toddler actor, although he didn’t title the alleged perpetrator.
Following the movie, Feldman took the stage and knowledgeable the group that the scheduled Q&A panel could be canceled as a result of the moderator pulled out some two hours earlier than the movie was to start streaming.
“I hope [the film] gives other victims the strength to come forward. Because there’s gotta be a tidal wave right now. We need a tidal wave of justice. We need a tidal wave of truth. We need a tidal wave of courage,” Feldman mentioned. “The truth must survive. Children must be saved.”
A rep for Sheen didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.