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Finally, Corey Feldman Is Apologizing for What He Did on the ‘Today’ Show

Oct 14, 2016  •  Post A Comment

Corey Feldman is apologizing after a “Today” appearance, but it’s not about his widely mocked performance on the NBC morning show a few weeks ago, when he showed up with his band of “Angels” and played “Go 4 It.” That performance, which sparked lavish doses of ridicule online, can be seen in the clip below.

Feldman and the band returned to the show Thursday and performed his new song “Take a Stand,” an apparent tribute to America. But Feldman flung the American flag to the floor during the performance, prompting another uproar — followed by his apology.

“After Feldman, 45, said, ‘We love you America’ following his four-minute set, anchor Tamron Hall picked up the flag off the ground to hand back to him,” People magazine reports. “Viewers quickly took to social media with many expressing their outrage and dismay over ‘The Goonies’ star’s action.”

Feldman later submitted a statement to People to apologize and explain.

“We were excited and grateful to be asked to return to the Today show, but there wasn’t much time to prepare. We scrambled to find an American flag to use as a patriotic symbol at the last minute and with no rehearsal,” he said in the statement. “Once I was on stage, my brain reverted to my choreography, which was to throw my hands up in the air with a peace sign. As a dancer, my instinct is to drop anything in my hands.”

He added: “In that live moment, it came off as wrong and for that I’m deeply sorry. It was the exact opposite of my intention.”

Here’s the clip of Feldman and band on “Today” a few weeks ago that caused the initial backlash …


  1. This is Today’s fault for inviting that train wreck back. Sheesh.

  2. No more questions as to why people are tuning out of the Today Show. Would rather watch dancing cats that Corey Feldman.

  3. Horrible music, he can’t sing and he can’t dance. Can he still act?
    I feel sorry for the Angels.
    It’s good he apologized.

  4. WTH is Today Show thinking having him back on to begin with!? What a joke . This is why I do not watch NBC & Today, SMH

  5. What an emotional train wreck this guy is. He’s obviously on mood-altering medication. And the Today Show is really scraping the bottom of the barrel for entertainment these days… Good luck

  6. He sings and dances like my 90 year old Grand Dad at the nursing home on Xanax/ Hydrocodon Fridays.

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