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Corey Haim's belongings sold on eBay to raise money for funeral

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Corey And now comes another sad bit of news in the aftermath of Corey Haim's death. According to media reports, his family has little money left to pay for the funeral of the '80s teen idol, so a Paypal fund has been set up his Corey's official website.

In addition, most of Haim's personal belongs are being auctioned away on eBay.

"I have been given most all of Corey's belongings to put on eBay to sell for the family to pay for his funeral expenses," one listing by family friend Scott Schwartz reads. "Corey had no savings and his family is really in need!" 

Schwartz is best known to '80s fans for playing "Flick" in the 1983 movie A Christmas Story. According to Schwartz's eBay listings, Corey Haim had "no savings and his family is really in need."

One item for sale right now is an Italian suit jacket worn by Haim. The starting bid is $399.95

Longtime friend Corey Feldman told Larry King this week that he was "angry, hurt and sad" by the public's reaction.

"Where were all these people the last 10 years, the last 15 years, of Corey's life," Feldman asked the talk show host. "Where were all these people to lend a handout, to reach out to him and say, you're a legend, you're an amazingly talented wonderful person who's never really gone out of his way to hurt anyone, other than himself?"

"In this entertainment industry, in Hollywood, we build people up as children, we put them on pedestals, and then, when we decide they're not marketable anymore, we walk away from them," he added. "Then we taunt them and we tease them … It's okay for society as a whole to poke fun at, to point fingers at, us as human beings. Why is it okay to kick somebody when they're down? I don't think it should be tolerated anymore."

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:57pm]

    

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