Corey Feldman has always maintained that he was never sexually abused by Michael Jackson, but now fears he was groomed by the singer.

The Goonies star was good friends with Jackson and the height of his child star fame and spent years defending him over allegations of child abuse.

However Corey, 47, has now said that after watching the Leaving Neverland documentary, which charted abuse claims against Jackson from James Safechuck and Wade Robson, it raised concerns for him.

"It’s the standard grooming process that they describe," Corey told Rolling Stone in an interview.

"Everything was similar [to what happened to me] up until the sexual part."

Corey added that during his friendship with the singer he was bought gifts just like the others.

"So was he grooming me and I just never ended up being his pick? Or was that just who he was? But I would have been exactly his type. I was cute, short and blond.”

In light of the harrowing film, which aired back in March, Corey had said that he could 'no longer' stand by his late friend .

"I cannot in good consciousness defend anyone who's being accused of such horrendous crimes," he told US TV show HNL.

After watching the first half of the Channel 4 documentary Corey blasted it as 'one-sided', and while he refused to defend Jackson, he also said he's not 'here to judge him'.

"He didn't do those things to me and that was not my experience," said the Stand By Me actor, who was sexually abused as a child actor in Hollywood.

"You're a kid who has endured sexual abuse and during those times, I'm looking to somebody like Michael Jackson as a friend, as a big brother figure. And he was that person to me.

"However… it comes to a point where as an advocate for victims, as an advocate for changing the statutes of limitations to make sure victims' voices are heard, it becomes impossible for me to stay virtuous and not at least consider what’s being said and not listen to what the victims are saying."

Following the documentary, which has received backlash from some critics for the victim's timeline of abuse, the Jackson estate released their own counter film Neverland Firsthand .

The film features interviews with Jackson family members as well as his longtime technical director Brad Sundberg, who all deny accusations the King of Pop abused children.

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