‘Smallville’ star reportedly helped with the recruitment of sex-slaves
Kristin Kreuk and Allison Mack, co-star in the long-term Superman prequel TV series ‘Smallville,’ were accused of alleged “key recruiters” for a violent sex-slave cult called NXIVM, and is run by recently arrested a self-help guru Keith Raniere.
“Smallville” star Kristin Kreuk has broken her silence on her alleged involvement in the controversial organization that has been labeled a cult, NXIVM, and denied reports she also helped with the recruitment of women as “sex slaves” in the group.
A New York Post report claimed that Kreuk, 35, and co-star Allison Mack, 35, helped with the recruitment of women for the cult.
Kreuk said in a statement posted on Twitter that she took a NXIVM course when she was 23 years old to help her in her fight “embarrassment”, but left the group about five years ago.
— Kristin Kreuk (@MsKristinKreuk) March 29, 2018
“When I was about 23, I took an Executive Success Programs, NXIVM ‘intensive’ what I understood to be a self-help/personal growth course that helped me with my previous embarrassment, that is the reason why I continued with the program,” Kreuk wrote. “I left about five years ago and had very little contact with those who were still involved.”
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The actress denied that they had any influence within the group and was not involved in the “Dominus Submissive Sororium” (DOS), which translates from Latin to “Master of the Slave.”
“The accusation that I had in the ‘inner circle’ or recruited women as ‘sex slaves’ blatantly false,” Kreuk saidr. “During my time, I have never experienced any illegal or criminal activities. I am shocked and disgusted by what has come out about DOS.”
The women or “sex slaves” — were reportedly on a strict diet of about 500 to 800 calories per day to thin for the group, with a leader and co-founder Keith Raniere, also known as “The Vanguard.” The cult leader forced the women into sex with him and doing menial chores for the “masters”, according to the previous reports.
Actress Kristin Kreuk denies recruiting women as “sex slaves” to NXIVM.
Also the women would have participated in video branding ceremonies in which they had allegedly Raniere and Mack’s initials burned into their pelvis.
The New York Post report that said Mack and Kreuk their celebrity status to help lure women in DOS.
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Kreuk left the group in 2012 after the Albany Times Union reported allegations of Raniere having sex with underage girls, the New York Post reported.
The “Burden of Truth” stars acclaimed women used to be part of the organization that the police to help with their investigation into alleged violations of human rights by Raniere. The cult leader was arrested in Mexico on Monday on sex-trafficking charges. He was reportedly staying in the $10,000-a-week villa in Puerta Vallarta with several women.
NXIVM leader Keith Raniere, was Monday arrested in Mexico on sex-trafficking charges.
“Thank you to all the brave women who come forward to share their stories and bare DOS; I can’t imagine how difficult this is for you,” Kreuk wrote. “I am deeply shocked and ashamed to have been associated with NXIVM. I hope that the investigation will lead to justice for all of those affected.”
Crease made no mention of Mack, which allegedly charged as the leader of NXIVM following Raniere’s arrest. The Daily Beast reported a video of Raniere the arrest appeared on the recording of Mack looking baffled. Mack also allegedly drove a car behind the cop car, carry Raniere after his arrest. It was not immediately clear if Mack was present at the time of Raniere’s arrest and if she is the woman in the video.
“Smallville” actress Allison Mack is accused of recruiting women for sex slaves in NXIVM.
Artvoice reported Mack could be the next person arrested in the takedown of the controversial group. Mack is identified in a complaint filed in the Eastern District of New York as an “unnamed co-conspirator,” the Albany Times Union reported.
NXIVM has come under scrutiny in the past for a cult following a number of reports by the Albany Times Union and a New York Times article, published in October 2017 detailed abuses within the organization by five former followers.
NXIVM has attracted a following that included “Dynasty” actress Catherine Oxenberg’s daughter and “Battlestar Galactica” star Nicki Clyne. Authorities also say Raniere is bankrolled by Clare Bronfman, an heir to the Seagram’s liquor fortune. Bronfman gave millions of dollars to cover its expenses, such as private air travel costs $ 65,000 per flight, court papers say.
Fox News’ Katherine Lamb contributed to this report.