One of the top stories this month has been “Smallville” actress Allison Macks alleged involvement with the New York-based sex cult called NXIVM.
The story was broken last June by Frank Parlato, who claims NXIVM kept female sex slaves in captivity via blackmail, violence and starvation.
NXIVMs leader Keith Rainere was arrested in Mexico last month for sex trafficking and conspiracy to commit forced labour. Allison Mack was arrested shortly thereafter and charged with the same things. (RELATED: TWO SMALLVILLE ACTRESSES ALLEGEDLY CAUGHT UP IN SEX CULT)
“The worrying part of all this is that there are still women captured in this cult maintaining 500 to 800 calories a day diets, sleep deprived, brainwashed and with the leader of the cult holding blackmail-worthy material in his possession which he has threatened to release if they leave the cult,” Parlato said.
But curious onlookers dug up a concerning tweet sent out by Mack in 2016 where she may have tried to recruit Emma Watson to join NXIVM during its heyday.
“@EmWatson Im a fellow actress like yourself & involved in an amazing womens movement I think youd dig,” she tweeted. “Id love to chat if youre open.”
[email protected] Im a fellow actress like yourself & involved in an amazing womens movement I think youd dig. Id love to chat if youre open.
— Allison Mack (@allisonmack) January 24, 2016
Of course, its not immediately clear whether NXIVM is the actual “womens movement” that Mack was trying to convince Watson to join, but theres a pretty strong chance it was. Keith Rainere was known to lure women into joining NXIVM by disguising it as a professional development and womens empowerment group to those who didnt know any better. Emma Watson must be pretty relieved that she sat this one out.
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