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Recent Charges of Sexual Abuse of Children in Hollywood Just Tip of Iceberg, Experts Say
FoxNews.com ^ | December 05, 2011 | Meaghan Murphy

Posted on 12/05/2011 11:50:10 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper

If a spate of recent allegations proves true, Hollywood may have a hideous epidemic on its hands. The past two weeks have brought three separate reports of alleged child sexual abuse in the entertainment industry.

Martin Weiss, a 47-year-old Hollywood manager who represented child actors, was charged in Los Angeles on Dec. 1 with sexually abusing a former client. His accuser, who was under 12 years old during the time of the alleged abuse, reported to authorities that Weiss told him "what they were doing was common practice in the entertainment industry." Weiss has pleaded not guilty.

On Nov. 21, Fernando Rivas, 59, an award-winning composer for “Sesame Street,” was arraigned on charges of coercing a child “to engage in sexually explicit conduct” in South Carolina. The Juilliard-trained composer was also charged with production and distribution of child pornography.

Registered sex offender Jason James Murphy, 35, worked as a casting agent in Hollywood for years before his past kidnapping and sexual abuse of a boy was revealed by the Los Angeles Times on Nov. 17. Murphy’s credits include placing young actors in kid-friendly fare like "Bad News Bears," "The School of Rock," "Cheaper by the Dozen 2” and the forthcoming "Three Stooges.”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: coreyfeldman; hollyweird; hollywoodpedophiles; hollywoodpervs; hollywoodsexabuse; homosexualagenda; moralabsolutes; pedophilia; sexabuse
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1 posted on 12/05/2011 11:50:13 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

WOW! Who knew. I thought this behavior was only indigenous to State College PA.


2 posted on 12/05/2011 11:54:21 AM PST by stevecmd
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Oh please, these are gifted brilliant artists. You know damn well that is different. /s

Anyone see HUGO? OMG what a disgusting display of narcissism.


3 posted on 12/05/2011 11:54:57 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Romney, Newt, any chance whatsoever you might sometime pander to U.S. Citizens vs the illegals?)
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To: stevecmd

Anywhere you find homosexuals congregating, it’s to hide their most liberated members.


4 posted on 12/05/2011 11:56:31 AM PST by chopperman
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Was it rape rape, or was it just rape?


5 posted on 12/05/2011 11:58:32 AM PST by fhayek
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To: Berlin_Freeper
And now for the winners of the Roman Polanski Award in Hollywood, the nominees are:


6 posted on 12/05/2011 11:59:13 AM PST by DeFault User
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I think the child actors are often violated without even being touched. Like Dakota Fanning acting as though she were being raped in a movie a couple of years ago, or kids like the one in 2 1/2 Men being spoken to and spoken around with all the gutter sexual talk.

These “actors” are real children and it should be a crime to use them in such a way.


7 posted on 12/05/2011 12:00:22 PM PST by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: chopperman

And Communists.


8 posted on 12/05/2011 12:02:19 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
From an ABC interview of Corey Feldman this past August......

"I can tell you that the No. 1 problem in Hollywood was and is and always will be pedophilia. That's the biggest problem for children in this industry. ... It's the big secret," Feldman said.

9 posted on 12/05/2011 12:02:56 PM PST by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Obviously this lets other organizations who have historically swept abuse under the carpet completely off the hook.


10 posted on 12/05/2011 12:03:49 PM PST by Jack of all Trades (Hold your face to the light, even though for the moment you do not see.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Obviously this lets other organizations that have historically swept abuse under the carpet completely off the hook.


11 posted on 12/05/2011 12:05:14 PM PST by Jack of all Trades (Hold your face to the light, even though for the moment you do not see.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Think of all those Democratic party contributors wishing for soap on a roap, oh the joy of Karma.


12 posted on 12/05/2011 12:06:27 PM PST by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
This cruel satanic filth is a hobby for MUCH of the world's ruling "elite".

Read this book for more detailed information based on just one well documented investigation.


13 posted on 12/05/2011 12:06:53 PM PST by SENTINEL (Romney is to Conservatism what Mormonism is to Christianity.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Shirley Temple experienced it. It’s been going on forever.


14 posted on 12/05/2011 12:08:16 PM PST by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
I have always thought that the gay movement would jump the shark when a high-profile pedophilia scandal erupted in Hollyweird.

The Penn State was a warm-up IMO. I think there's a bigger one coming and it will involve one or more famous actors. This story is not it; it will likely involve a maga-star.

I don't like it to happen, but something's got to give to remove power from these people.

15 posted on 12/05/2011 12:08:45 PM PST by Siena Dreaming
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To: Persevero
Two and a half men, and the 'family hour' sitcoms been abusing kids since 1960's.

No way will kids not be used with all the BS in Hollywood. SitComs will always abuse the kids.

16 posted on 12/05/2011 12:09:06 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (Cain/West 2012....what would the RACISTS LIBERALS say???)
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To: Jack of all Trades

>>Obviously this lets other organizations who have historically swept abuse under the carpet completely off the hook.<<

LOL!!!
No but it sure does make them far from an anomaly. And the problem is not that there are other organizations, but rather when one group is singled out.


17 posted on 12/05/2011 12:09:28 PM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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To: junta

In a bit of irony the “elite” have been trying to norm sodomy which will have the affect of taking the stigma away from the accusers. So if you are now a gay adult man you can make all the accusations you want of any old pervert you had contact with back in days of youth.


18 posted on 12/05/2011 12:09:41 PM PST by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

“Another child star from an earlier era agrees that Hollywood has long had a problem with pedophilia. “When I watched that interview, a whole series of names and faces from my history went zooming through my head,” Paul Peterson, 66, star of The Donna Reed Show, a sitcom popular in the 1950s and 60s, and president of A Minor Consideration, tells FOXNews.com. “Some of these people, who I know very well, are still in the game.”

Well, now we know why Hollywood has raced as fast as it can towards the destruction of the family, the sexualization of young children, and the total removal of sexual mores. It’s to provide fodder for the deviates in this industry.

There is always an agenda behind this stuff.


19 posted on 12/05/2011 12:10:59 PM PST by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: netmilsmom

Sunshine only burns when there is a lack of transparency. Full and complete openness is the solution.


20 posted on 12/05/2011 12:14:04 PM PST by Jack of all Trades (Hold your face to the light, even though for the moment you do not see.)
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To: Persevero

I think about that myself, everytime I see these movies. Actors “pretending” to do things any decent person can’t do without being affected. I don’t watch movies with scenes like that, I consider it prostitution- being paid to commit sexual acts. And to subject children to it is horrendous.

Several years ago, a Nicole Kidman movie called “Birth” came under a lot of scrutiny for this. The thing is, the scrutiny started AFTER the child had already been molested.


21 posted on 12/05/2011 12:14:23 PM PST by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Let me guess. It’s exclusively homos on young boys. So it’s homosexual perversion. Am I tracking right here or is pedophilia different than homosexual assualt?


22 posted on 12/05/2011 12:17:03 PM PST by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: DoughtyOne
I saw Hugo. And I came away with the same conclusion.

Hey, look at us. We make films. We make dreams come true. Pat us on the back because we are just so wonderful. Our pride in ourselves has no limit.

23 posted on 12/05/2011 12:17:29 PM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: AppyPappy

Every now and then they have commercials regarding the old Shirley Temple films. My impression is that the only people who might be interested in them would be pedophiles.


24 posted on 12/05/2011 12:19:59 PM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: I still care

Well, now we know why Hollywood has raced as fast as it can towards the destruction of the family, the sexualization of young children, and the total removal of sexual mores. It’s to provide fodder for the deviates in this industry.

There is always an agenda behind this stuff.

^^^
Exactly. Also, destruction of the family is a precursor for achieving the communist takeover.


25 posted on 12/05/2011 12:22:09 PM PST by Bigg Red (...heartbroken again....)
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To: Jack of all Trades

>>Sunshine only burns when there is a lack of transparency. Full and complete openness is the solution.<<

And?


26 posted on 12/05/2011 12:26:02 PM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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To: netmilsmom
And?

There'll be much rejoicing?

27 posted on 12/05/2011 12:57:44 PM PST by Jack of all Trades (Hold your face to the light, even though for the moment you do not see.)
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To: Enterprise

Nonsense. Do you think there were enough pedophile in the United States to make Shirley Temple the huge star she was? Most of them are cute movies with, compared to today’s schlock, intelligent plots and good writing and acting. My daughters enjoy the ones we get from Netflix, and I don’t find them disagreeable if I happen to be in the room.


28 posted on 12/05/2011 1:05:09 PM PST by Tax-chick (I'm surrounded by sullen mammals.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Penn State was the tip of the iceberg in college sports.

This is the tip of Mount Everest in Hollywood.


29 posted on 12/05/2011 1:05:51 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Siena Dreaming

“I have always thought that the gay movement would jump the shark when a high-profile pedophilia scandal erupted in Hollyweird.”

“Gay” is still “Ok” because we haven’t reclaimed the language (for one reason). PC = Cultural Marxism
I got this from another FReeper, and it’s brilliant: (paraphrased) ‘The gays are the biggest homophobes - insisting homosexuality be referred to as gay.’

The other thing about language, is exact language, or, “a finer point”, if you will.
This IS pedophilia, no doubt...but as another poster pointed out...what else is it?

HOMOSEXUAL, MAN-ON-BOY SEX = PEDERASTY.

In fact, I believe there’s a sigh of relief in their dark hearts when a FEMALE child is found to be abused...takes the focus off the homo part, helping them to keep to the shadows.

It’s easy to see. Watch what happens when this is discussed around the water cooler. When you point out the difference btwn pedophilia and pederasty (in most of these cases) -COUNT the number of surprised looks. LISTEN to the attempts at minimization - if not outright denial following the surprise...it is most upsetting.


30 posted on 12/05/2011 1:08:02 PM PST by spankalib (The Marx-in-the-Parks crowd is a basement skunkworks operation of the AFL-CIO)
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To: Enterprise
Every now and then they have commercials regarding the old Shirley Temple films. My impression is that the only people who might be interested in them would be pedophiles.

Are you kidding? You must be a man because I LOVE the old Shirley Temple movies. I've been having to hold myself back from buying that heavily advertised set of Shirley Temple films I keep seeing on the commercials.

Isn't it refreshing to see a commercial that isn't pharmaceutical/medical/disease/health-related? So rare these days.

31 posted on 12/05/2011 1:08:30 PM PST by Auntie Mame (Fear not tomorrow. God is already there.)
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To: ExCTCitizen

“SitComs will always abuse the kids. “

I don’t mind kids acting. For instance, the Cosby show, I don’t think the kids were damaged doing that. At least not officially on the set.

But when they are put in “sexual” “traumatic” or “abusive” situations, it makes my blood boil.

I think of those teen boys made to pretend they are gay and flirting and finally having some sort of sex on “Glee” recently. I do not watch the show, I just read about it. Criminal. The parents, the director, the screenwriters, all of them, absolutely CRIMINAL.


32 posted on 12/05/2011 1:12:09 PM PST by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
This happened to Patty Duke way back when, IIRC.

The more things change...

33 posted on 12/05/2011 1:14:33 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Holding our flawed politicians to higher standards than the enemy’s politicians guarantees they win)
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To: Tax-chick

Anyone looking for porn in Shirley Temple movies has to have a great imagination. ;-)


34 posted on 12/05/2011 1:16:42 PM PST by Dead Eye Lane
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Agree with almost all the comments on this thread - we’ve known this for a long time - it’s just that we’ve only peeked under the rock instead of lifting up the rock and seeing all the creepy crawlies crawling around under there. Time to lift that rock up once and for all!


35 posted on 12/05/2011 1:23:11 PM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Hollyweird and pedophilia have gone hand in hand for decades. DECADES.

Anyone sending their child to Hollywood should know the old saying about sleeping your way to the top also applies to the kids.


36 posted on 12/05/2011 1:26:27 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Auntie Mame; Tax-chick

I wrote that it was my impression. Buy the series if you want, defend the whole era in which they appeared, but you still won’t change my impression.


37 posted on 12/05/2011 1:31:06 PM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

Its Boys & Girls.

You sleep your way onto the screen in Hollyweird and TV.

How was Melanie Griffith when he made that near porn film with Don Johnson the something experiment and had an affair with him, 16? maybe.

She is also accused by another actress of having a cocaine fueled orgy with her and dad when this girl was 12.

It is endemic. Boys and girls, not just homosexual either.


38 posted on 12/05/2011 1:32:16 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Dead Eye Lane; Auntie Mame

I think the poster was implying that the only reason anyone would watch one was to fantasize about sex with a pre-pubescent girl. However, as I said, that’s idiotic ... like saying that was the only reason people read Dickens’ sentimental tales in their day. One either appreciates the tap-dancing or not, of course, but many of Shirley Temple’s early movies are cute comedies or involving dramas on their own terms, as well as (up to 80 years later) interesting as period pieces.

As a generalization, I find movies from the 1930s and 1940s much more intelligent and adult (as opposed to adolescent) than almost anything made today. For one thing, they tended to realistically depict the bad consequences to children of adult irresponsibility.


39 posted on 12/05/2011 1:33:44 PM PST by Tax-chick (I'm surrounded by sullen mammals.)
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To: Persevero

Yes it is.

Did you read about NYC’s new sex-ed curriculum?

It encourages this at 11.


40 posted on 12/05/2011 1:36:07 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Auntie Mame; Tax-chick; AppyPappy
I almost forgot:

Post #14 "Shirley Temple experienced it. It’s been going on forever."

Dontcha feel all warm and fuzzy now about the Shirley Temple movies. If Shirley Temple "experienced it," well, it was worth it wasn't it? Hell, buy dozens of the TV offer and send them to all your friends. Tell them how much you enjoy the movies, even if she was abused. It's only entertainment anyway, it doesn't matter if she was abused.

41 posted on 12/05/2011 1:39:18 PM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Enterprise

Thanks. I’m glad you noticed it to.

I guess what struck me was the idea that this guy should quite naturally feel depressed because his works had supposedly ceased to exist, and everyone should identify with that mindset.

Never-mind the lowly average working stiff that does an admirable job day in and day out for forty-five years, who has no legacy whatsoever. Never-mind the housewife who has only raised children, and has no artistic relics laying around that can be adored by the fawning media sycophants.

This movie was advertised as a science fiction tail about a animatron, but the animatron’s single redeeming feature, was writing out the name of the man who thought he should have been recognized far more than he was.

The take-away was that we should all realize how much Hollywood has done for us. After all, the entertainment industry has been so munificent to us knaves.

If the industry had even an ounce of class and truly understood the message of this film, it would have killed the project before the first frame had been shot, and those driving the project would have been dismissed for all time, as unfit to present views to a public audience.


42 posted on 12/05/2011 1:44:15 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Romney, Newt, any chance whatsoever you might sometime pander to U.S. Citizens vs the illegals?)
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To: Tax-chick
The dictionary defines an impression as: "a strong effect produced on the intellect, feelings, conscience, etc."

Labeling an impression as "idiotic" is idiotic.

43 posted on 12/05/2011 1:45:47 PM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: DoughtyOne

When I first saw the trailer I also thought there was a science fiction aspect to it. I think it would be a huge stretch to label this film as being science fiction. I did notice that French society was pretty rough on its orphans though.


44 posted on 12/05/2011 1:52:21 PM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Dead Eye Lane

A normal person looking at a Shirley Temple film sees a little girl. A pedophile sees something else. That’s reality.


45 posted on 12/05/2011 1:56:02 PM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Enterprise

Everytime you see a kid on TV or in the movies, they are probably being sexually abused. IMO.

Why do you think so many of them turn into trainwrecks like Lindsay Lohan etc.

“You wanna be famous?” the pervert asks and later “You wanna stay famous?”


46 posted on 12/05/2011 1:59:52 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Auntie Mame
"Are you kidding? You must be a man"

I am. And you can search through my 36,000 plus posts and will never see the phrase "Are you kidding" You must be a woman."

It's a pretty stupid thing to say and provides nothing of value to the conversation.

47 posted on 12/05/2011 2:02:40 PM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Enterprise

Isn’t it amazing who the media elites can slander without any tinge of guilt. Bet this goes over well in France.


48 posted on 12/05/2011 2:04:03 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Romney, Newt, any chance whatsoever you might sometime pander to U.S. Citizens vs the illegals?)
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To: Enterprise

There was a 1930’s film called “Child Bride” and there are several minutes of naked 12 year old girl in it. How much did they pay those depression era parents? “Sexploitation”

She did go on to be in at least one film with Shirley Temple... same child abuse ring probably.

There are tons more recent examples I bet.


49 posted on 12/05/2011 2:04:10 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Enterprise; DoughtyOne

What is in “Hugo” that is getting it brought into this thread?


50 posted on 12/05/2011 2:06:04 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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