Corey Feldman discusses paedophile documentary on Today.
Corey Feldman discusses paedophile documentary on Today.

Corey Feldman plays lost 1993 tape naming his alleged abuser

COREY Feldman shared excerpts of a lost 1993 audio recording he said was made during an interview with California law enforcement in which he divulged the name of a man who allegedly sexually abused him as a minor.

The audio played on The Dr. Oz Show Monday, which Feldman said he only recently discovered in his car, revealed Feldman naming actor Jon Grissom as his sexual molester when he was interviewed by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office.

Feldman was 15 years old at the time of the alleged abuse that he contends lasted for more than a year and a half.

Feldman thought the police were investigating Grissom at the time, but realised later they were investigating child molestation claims against his friend, pop superstar Michael Jackson.

"They weren't interested in Jon Grissom," Feldman told host Dr. Mehmet Oz.

Corey Feldman has been an outspoken activist about alleged child sex abuse in Hollywood.
Corey Feldman has been an outspoken activist about alleged child sex abuse in Hollywood.

Feldman had previously named Grissom on the same talk show on November 3. Grissom was arrested in 2001 for sexual abuse against a minor.

Feldman said if the police had acted after his interview, it could have stopped Grissom from abusing others.

Feldman also speculated that the police had more nefarious motives in going after Jackson instead of pursuing Feldman's claims against Grissom.

"They were trying to frame Michael Jackson and burying the Corey Feldman story," he said.

Feldman told the syndicated talk show that he had "spent my entire life fighting this battle. No one was listening then. No one is listening now. [The] LAPD is still not investigating it."

The Santa Barbara County Sherrif's office told Fox News in October that the Feldman tapes from the 1993 Michael Jackson investigation did not exist. But last week they sent an email explaining they had recently found the recordings and turned them over to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Feldman and friend Corey Haim (right) were 80s child stars.
Feldman and friend Corey Haim (right) were 80s child stars.

Feldman claimed to Dr. Oz that, by chance, he found his copy of the same recordings in the back of his car the day before he learned that the Santa Barbara police had discovered theirs.

Dr. Oz asked Feldman if he felt vindicated.

"Not yet. Vindication will come when my best friend's (Corey Haim) perpetrators are behind bars, my perpetrators are behind bars," said Feldman.

Fox News reached out to the LAPD repeatedly about the unearthed audiotape and also asked if an investigation would be launched, but did not receive comment.

This story originally appeared on Fox News and is republished here with permission.



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