Corey Feldman (Credit: Getty/Ethan Miller)
Corey Feldman, a teen-star popular in the 1980s, has named a third alleged abuser in what he claims is a decades-old pedophilia ring rooted in Hollywood. Appearing on the talk show “Dr. Oz” on Monday, “The Goonies” star claimed thathe was sexually abused by children’s club owner Alphy Hoffman at the age of 12.
The late Hoffman was the owner of an underage “teeny bopper” club known as Alphy’s Soda Pop Club — a hotspot for young stars such as Drew Barrymore, Alyssa Milano, Feldman and his late friend Corey Haim — from 1986 to 1989. According to Vice, it was “the ultimate teenage wonderland.”
Alphy is also the son of Bobby Hoffman, a prominent casting director from the 1970s and ‘80s responsible for the likes of “Laverne and Shirley,” “Happy Days” and “One Life to Live.” Bobby Hoffman passed away in 1993, leaving the company to his son.
Feldman first hinted abuse by Hoffman in a conversation with Matt Lauer in October. But on “Dr. Oz,” Feldman went further into detail.
“[Alphy] came to my house to pick me up in his car, and I had heard rumors that he threw the coolest parties in …read more