'Rape of 2 Coreys': From hacker attacks to shocking Charlie Sheen allegation, how the live premiere unfolded

People attending the premiere were heard saying they were not surprised how dramatic this got and that they had been expecting something weird like this to happen


                            'Rape of 2 Coreys': From hacker attacks to shocking Charlie Sheen allegation, how the live premiere unfolded
Corey Feldman (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
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When arriving at the red carpet of the live premiere of 'The Rape of 2 Coreys' documentary, there was no security at the Los Angeles venue, which was shocking considering how paranoid Corey Feldman was about it.

Feldman did not give many interviews and was very intent on starting the film at exactly the same time it was to be released online. He got up to deliver a speech before the film started and then was told that the website the film was scheduled to air live had crashed and was not working. 

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He got on the phone (on stage) with people to give him an ETA of when it would be up. He then asked us all to put on social media that the film would be released at 8.15 pm PST. He also posted a selfie on Twitter announcing the same delay.  

The film started right around 8.15 pm and about 10-15 minutes into the film, it was stopped and the lights came back on. Feldman then got on stage and said the site had been hacked and that the people who paid a lot of money to see the film could no longer see it. He stayed up there talking to the audience trying to figure out what was going on for about 10 minutes. He even put the people he was speaking to about the website on speaker mode and placed it on the microphone.

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He told the audience he did not feel it was right to show us the film without the people who paid money to see it. Then he got off stage for a minute and came back up and said Rosanna Arquette told him to play it anyway.

Corey Feldman with director Brian Herzlinger (MEAWW)

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His wife Courtney Anne Mitchell also got on stage during this time to console him and took the microphone to talk about the threats and harassment they have received in the days leading up to the documentary premiere.

I heard people around me saying they were not surprised how dramatic this got and that they had been expecting something weird like this to happen.  

Feldman said he had hoped the film's site would be back up soon, but then asked the audience if it was alright if they started it over again so they could be on track with the online audience. People, however, were audibly against the idea, so he said fine.

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He said they would rewind the film for two minutes and then play the rest for us. Feldman asked the audience to put away all cameras so it will not be ruined for those online.

I really assumed the rest of the world would be seeing it momentarily, however, at the end of the film, I realized that was not the case. No one saw it but us. There was supposed to be a Q&A after the film, there were even about eight chairs set up on stage for this to happen. 

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However, after the documentary finished, Feldman came up on stage alone to say that the moderator (who obviously worked for a reputable outlet, but would not say her name) backed out at the last minute because she needed to verify every accusation in the film.

He then started taking some questions from the audience and several people who claimed to be survivors of sexual assault and abuse as children commented and asked questions on how he planned on continuing to change things.

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This seemed very off the cuff and the people in the audience did not have microphones. Around this time, director Brian Herzlinger was brought on stage and said he thanked us all for being here but this was not how he imagined this happened with the "technical difficulties".

At one point, two survivors in the audience started bickering, saying that one person should not speak for all survivors and that they had different opinions. This is when Feldman stopped his impromptu Q&A and told everyone that the afterparty would be at The Rainbow Room for free pizza.

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