ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: CHILD SEX ABUSE SCANDALS SHAKE HOLLYWOOD
For more than 14 years, Marty Weiss has surrounded himself with children. Tuesdaynight police arrested the 47 year old talent agent at his Santa Monica home where he coached childactors, charging him with molestation. Weiss' arrest comes after a 35 year old casting agentwho case children's films like The School of Rock was discovered to be a registered sex offenderconvicted of kidnapping and sexually abusing a boy. Also in November, a 59 year old man whoworked as a composer on Sesame Street was arraigned for sexually abusing a child. TheNovember arrests come on the hells of former child star Corey Feldman's August interview with ABC'sNightline, in which he said that he and co-star Corey Haim were quote, surrounded by pedophilesas teens, and were both molested. An article out Monday, Fox News spoke with former LittleHouse on the Prairie star Alison Arngrim, now 49, who says she was molested as a child, explainswhy abuse in the industry has stayed under wraps. 'Nobody wants to stop the gravy train,'says Arngrim. 'If a child actor is being sexually abused by someone on the show, is thefamily, agents or managers...going to say, 'OK, let's press charges'? No, because it's goingto bring the whole show to a grinding halt, and stop all the checks.