Despite Corey Haim‘s sudden death at the age of 38 March 10, the film he was about to shoot with best pal Corey Feldman is still going to be made, reports the Boston Globe.
“They’re proceeding,” says Henry Santoro, a local Mass. DJ who plays a band manager in the movie. “It was a huge coup that they got the two Coreys, and both of them were ready to go.”
The prescription drugs that contributed to Corey Haim‘s death may have been obtained through an “illegal and massive prescription-drug ring.” A spokeswoman for the California Attorney General’s Office tells People, “We know there was a prescription pad stolen and there was a prescription written for him using that pad, so it was fraudulent and we know it was filled.” Read more
More startling developments in the sudden and tragic death of ’80s icon Corey Haim, 38, have been released. TMZ reports the LA County Coroner’s Office have found that Corey had an enlarged heart and pulmonary congestion which caused water to be found in the actors lungs. The LA Coroner’s Office will not say this was the official cause of death. Pulmonary Congestion can affect breathing and make one feel as though they are drowning.
Corey Feldman was widely known as Corey Haim‘s other half, and the actor spoke out about living with his drug-addicted friend on Larry King Live last night. Feldman opened in detail about what it was like to watch his friend and co-star battle drug addiction for many years, until his death on Mar. 10.
Feldman also described his friend as lonely, broke, destitute, saying Corey “had nobody to turn to.”
Calling himself Corey Haim’s “best friend,” Feldman lambasted those who were not there for Haim during his low points. “He very much felt that … he had nobody to turn to,” Feldman said. “I was one of the few people he had left in his life.” Read more
Corey Haim‘s neighbor, Jim Conessa, told HollywoodLife.com that he still appeared to be alive when he was wheeled into the ambulance earlier today — an account that is seconded by TMZ.com which says that Corey collapsed in front of his mother Judy, after 1 a.m. but didn’t die until later at the hospital, at 2:15 a.m.
While it’s being widely reported that Corey succumbed to an apparent drug overdose, his case is unusual. Here’s why. Read more
Actors Corey Feldman and Corey Haim became best friends more than twenty years ago when they worked together in the movie Lost Boys in 1987 and continued to collaborate until they had a falling out in 2007 due to Haim’s drug use. Following Haim’s sudden death due to a reported accidental drug overdose March 10, Feldman, 38, therapeutically blogged about his best friend and “brother,” saying he was so distraught with tears, his eyes wouldn’t open.
“I was awakened at 8:30 this morning by my brother and sister knocking on my bedroom door. They informed me of the loss of my brother Corey Haim. My eyes weren’t even open all the way when the tears started streaming down my face.
In a haunting clip from what seems to be an E! True Hollywood Story episode, deceased actor Corey Haim confesses, “I want to stay clean because if I don’t I’m going to die or I’m going to end of jail.”[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amB0c-PPUCs&w=544&h=385]
Feldman also speaks about his friend, saying, “He’s a sick guy, who is trying to get better. He’s not a bad guy.” Read more