Corey Haim’s mother, Judy, took him to task via The Hollywood Reporter. “He’s been talking about revealing the names of his and other abusers for seven years, since my son died,” she said. “Now he wants $10m to do it? Come on. It’s a long con. He’s a scam artist. If he was serious about this, he’d share the information he has with the police.”
Just five days after starting the crowdfund, Feldman seemed to decide to try a different tactic. On October 30 he went on The Today Show and had a difficult, sometimes angry conversation with Matt Lauer and Megyn Kelly. During it, the hosts questioned if Feldman was merely after money, a fact he firmly denied. Then he gave one name: Marty Weiss, a talent manager.