Earlier this week, Hollywood was stunned by allegations that Charlie Sheen had raped the late actor Corey Haim on the set of the 1986 film Lucas.
The reports came from The National Enquirer, but while the tabloid has a famously tenuous relationship with journalistic integrity, the Sheen exposé meshed with a number of established facts about Haim and his tragic downward spiral.
Haim’s lifelong friend and frequent co-star Corey Feldman had previously revealed in his memoir that Haim was sexually assaulted by a famous older male on the set of Lucas.
(Sheen was 19 when he made the film, Haim just 14.)
The Enquirer’s sources on the story were former colleagues of Haim’s such as actor Dominic Brascia, a fellow actor who claimed Haim spoke openly of being molested by Sheen in the years leading up to his death at age 38:
“Haim told me he had sex with Sheen when they filmed Lucas,” Brascia told the Enquirer.
“He told me they smoked pot and had sex. He said they had anal sex. Haim said after it happened Sheen became very cold and rejected him.”
Now, however, the claims made by Brascia and several others are being disputed by Corey’s mother, Judy Haim, who says she knows with absolute certainty that Sheen was not her son’s attacker:
“My son never mentioned Charlie. We never talked about Charlie. It was all made up,” Judy tells Entertainment Tonight.
“If my son was here to hear all of this he would throw up.”
Judy adds that her son was known for his bluntness and candor, and the fact she considers the fact that he never mentioned being abused by Sheen as sufficient evidence that the assault never happened:
“I lived with [Corey] in Canada half the time. I knew exactly where this kid was at all times,” Judy tells TE. “I’m …read more
Source:: The Hollywood Gossip