“Today” hosts on Monday spoke out in defense of singer-actor Corey Feldman, whose eccentric musical performance on the show Friday prompted over-the-top social media taunts.

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“Come back, Corey. Give us an encore!” Billy Bush said supportively on air. He also read a sympathetic tweet from singer P!nk and added, “I’d like to echo that. You don’t have to pile on somebody.”

Tamron Hall pointed out, “You don’t have to be so nasty. You can say, ‘What was that?’ or ‘That’s not my cup of tea.’ But to bully him [when] he’s out there performing. . . . ” Feldman himself tweeted back to P!nk, “THANK U SO MUCH! I Really appreciate that public endorsement. U Hav always been such a Wonderful artist, activist, n overall Human!”