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Corey Feldman Vows To Name Hollywood Abusers

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In a heated Oct. 30 interview, actor Corey Feldman vowed to name sexual predators in Hollywood.

The actor has previously opened up about his experiences of allegedly being abused as a child star, according to People. Feldman has since announced that he wants to make a movie about sexual abuse in Hollywood to bring the problems that he has faced to light.

The announcement comes amidst a number of revelations about sexual abuse and harassment in Hollywood in the wake of accusations regarding Harvey Weinstein.

"It continues to unfold, new names come forward every day," said Feldman on NBC's "Today." "It's going to continue unraveling. This is just the beginning. It's just the tip of the iceberg."

Feldman has reportedly launched a $10 million fundraiser to finance his film, which he has said will explore the sexual abuse of children in the entertainment industry, according to Page Six.

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"I vow that I will release every single name that I have any knowledge of, period," said Feldman. "Nobody's going to stop me this time as long as people support this."

According to Feldman, his publisher prevented him from naming abusers in his 2013 memoir "Coreyography."

"This is why I'm doing this," he said. "Because when I was writing my book, my publisher prevented me from writing the names down. This is why I'm taking the matter into my own hands."

When asked why the project required a budget of $10 million, Feldman explained that the film was "not a documentary."

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"It's not a documentary, it's a feature film, which is why we need the budget we need," said the former child actor. "There's actors, there's scripts, there's special effects, visual effects ... it will be a very true story."

"We will have every name ... we must make a film without executives," he added. "I'm going to self-distribute and self-market the film ... and hire a team of attorneys to protect me and the film."

Feldman said he had already revealed the names of abusers during a time when authorities were seeking information on Michael Jackson: "I've told the police. In fact, if anyone wants to go back to 1993 when I was interviewed by the Santa Barbara Police Department, I sat down and I gave them the names. They're on record. They have all this information."

"There are thousands of people who have this information," he added. "Any one of those child actors who went to the teenage soda pop clubs with me when I was a kid know who those people are and the people who ran it. Anybody can go back through history and look at the teen magazines ... What was the venue they're all promoting? And who endorsed it?"

In a related story, "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey was accused of sexual misconduct by actor Anthony Rapp in a BuzzFeed interview published Oct. 29, according to CNN.

Rapp alleged that when he was 14 and Spacey was 26, the older actor picked Rapp up and put him on his bed. Spacey was "trying to get with me sexually," said Rapp.

Spacey responded to the accusation in a statement posted to Twitter early on Oct. 30, saying he was "beyond horrified" to hear Rapp's account.

"I honestly do not remember the encounter, it would have been over 30 years ago," Spacey wrote. "But if I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior, and I am sorry for the feelings he describes having carried with him all these years."

Spacey also wrote that the story had "encouraged [him] to address other things about [his] life," publicly coming out as gay.

The actor's apology sparked debate on Twitter and other social media.

"Nope to Kevin Spacey's statement. Nope," wrote columnist Dan Savage. "There's no amount of drunk or closeted that excuses or explains away assaulting a 14-year-old child."

"I'm not interested in Kevin Spacey being gay," tweeted writer Ashlee Marie Preston. "I'm curious as to why we're conflating sexuality with the molestation of a minor. Stay on topic."

Sources: Page Six, People, CNN / Featured Image: Stefan/Flickr / Embedded Images: Justin Higuchi/Flickr, GabboT/Flickr

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