Former NXIVM Member Says Allison Mack Told Her To ‘Go Be A Good Slave’

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Former “Smallville” solid member Allison Mack used her fame to lure girls into the NXIVM intercourse cult for the group’s chief Keith Raniere, a former member testified in court docket on Monday.

The witness, a 31-year-old girl recognized solely as “Nicole,” mentioned she met Mack in 2014 when she was struggling to make a dwelling as an actress in Los Angeles, in accordance with CNN.

Nicole’s boyfriend on the time steered she take a program of programs supplied by NXIVM in upstate New York that mixed performing and psychology to cut back the fears she felt when auditioning, she instructed the court docket.

Nicole was uncomfortable with the way in which members idolized Raniere, she mentioned, however she caught with this system and even started educating courses to generate income.

In February 2016, Nicole mentioned, Mack invited her to affix “the Vow,” an all-women’s mentoring group inside NXIVM the place the members rigorously pushed one another within the identify of self-improvement.

“She instructed me about this girls’s group,” Nicole testified. “That it was gonna make me really feel higher. It will be precisely what would assist me get out of the place I used to be mentally proper then.”

Nicole mentioned Mack instructed her that with a purpose to study in regards to the group, she’d want “collateral” ― the group’s time period for damaging info that might be used in opposition to Nicole if she ever left.

Nicole mentioned Mack satisfied her to write down a letter falsely accusing her father of sexually abusing her.

She was additionally made to signal quite a lot of paperwork, together with non-compete contracts, papers releasing NXIVM from legal responsibility for “bodily and psychological accidents” and “disfigurement,” and an settlement permitting Raniere to take credit score for something she printed, in accordance with the New York Put up.

After Nicole signed all of the papers, she mentioned, Mack instructed her “the Vow” could be a lifetime dedication and he or she’d need to be branded.

She mentioned Mack instructed her they had been now in a master-slave relationship, and that Nicole was forbidden to sleep along with her then-boyfriend and was to stay celibate for 3 months.

“[Mack] mentioned that she couldn’t let me out regardless of how arduous I cried as a result of it will present me that if I cried arduous sufficient, I might get out of something,” she testified.

Throughout her testimony on Friday, Nicole mentioned Mack introduced her to Albany to be close to Raniere and to inform him she would do something he requested, in accordance with The New York Occasions. Nicole mentioned Mack then instructed her, “Now go be slave.”

The subsequent day, she mentioned, Raniere blindfolded her and took her to a home the place she was ordered to disrobe.

Nicole testified that Raniere tied her wrists and ankles to a desk and began asking questions on her sexual previous. She mentioned {that a} third particular person, who she later realized was feminine, started performing oral intercourse on her.

“I used to be so confused,” Nicole instructed the court docket. “It’s terrifying.”

Raniere, 58, is at present on trial for racketeering and intercourse trafficking, in addition to conspiracy, id theft, extortion, compelled labor, cash laundering and wire fraud.

He has pleaded not responsible to the fees, however Mack, 36, pleaded responsible in April to 2 federal counts of racketeering and racketeering conspiracy.

“Smallville” actor Allison Mack pleaded guilty in April to charges of racketeering and racketeering conspira



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“Smallville” actor Allison Mack pleaded responsible in April to expenses of racketeering and racketeering conspiracy.

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