The “secret” referenced in the title is how so many of these youngsters have so easily fallen prey to pedophile agents, acting coaches, photographers and public relations people.
These “entertainment professionals” haunt Hollywood and stalk unsuspecting children, grooming them into thinking their way is normal, just the way business is done. In the process, of course, parents are also manipulated into thinking everything is fine.
You’ll recognize some of the former child actors featured in this riveting and raw documentary who publicly say they were sexually abused.
Todd Bridges, from the 1970s-1980s sitcom Diff’rent Strokes, is shown discussing a previous two-part special the writers had produced to highlight the problem of pedophilia.