It Was Almost Someone Else
Back in about 2002-2003 this hopefully will never again get out of jail child molester/rapist was probably at peak earning power.
One of the people who attended his classes and was enamored by him was the foreign born offspring of a former leader who still makes a name for himself today. Now, unlike many others from her country, this offspring for the most part managed to stay in the shadows with her relationship to the molester.
Another person who was a frequent guest at the seminars then but has never previously been mentioned was this former A+ list mostly movie actress who got her start on a very famous television show way back in the day.
All of you still know this actress although she rarely works any longer.
Anyway, she and her significant other had been trying for years to get a bunch of regulations lifted so they could expand a vacation house they owned.
Enter the child molester who introduced the actress to the offspring.
Our actress was so happy about the connection that she started bringing her own offspring to see some of the seminars.
Our child molester made a bold move to hook up with the offspring of the actress.
Now, at the time, the offspring had a significant other but did hook up with the molester and did so frequently.
While they were in the midst of this hookup, a news report broke based on some leaked documents which made our child molester and his seminars look really bad.
It happened at just the worst time.
Our actress was going to be a public face of the seminars and the offspring was going to leave her significant other and be with the child molester full time.
When that news story broke though almost two decades ago, the actress was spooked and bolted and took her offspring with her.
If not for that news story, we could be looking at someone completely different as the top female of the group.
Child molester, rapist: Keith Raniere
NXIVM (Executive Success Programs)
Foreign born offspring of a former leader: Ana Cristina Fox, daughter of the Mexican ex-president Vincente Fox
Former A+ list mostly movie actress & significant other: Goldie Hawn & Kurt Russell
Offspring of the actress: Kate Hudson
SO: Chris Robinson
The Hollywood Followers of Nxivm, a Women-Branding Sex Cult
Its founder, Keith Raniere, was just arrested in Mexico. But the controversial cult Nxivm has also attracted many rich and famous followers over the years.
From a Smallville actress turned alleged top recruiter to heiresses and billionaires, the cult Nxivm has cycled through a host of famous and influential followers.
Formerly known as Executive Success Programs, Nxivm is the brainchild of Keith Raniere, who was just arrested in Mexico on sex trafficking charges. As The Daily Beast previously reported, Raniere has been accused of creating DOS, a “sorority” in which female “masters” recruited “slaves” who were reportedly branded with Raniere’s initials and, according to FBI official William Sweeney, “considered [Raniere’s] sex slaves.”
Sweeney continued, “He allegedly participated in horrifying acts of branding and burning them, with the cooperation of other women operating within this unorthodox pyramid scheme.”
According to the AP, “Investigators said Raniere preferred exceptionally thin women, so ‘slaves’ had to stick to very low-calorie diets and document every food they ate. As punishment for not following orders, women were forced to attend classes where they were ‘forced to wear fake cow udders over their breasts while people called them derogatory names,’ or threatened with being put in cages.”
But long before Raniere was arrested—before ex-followers alleged branding rituals in The New York Times, leading him to flee upstate New York for Mexico—Keith Raniere was just a sketchy “executive coach” hawking his courses to an impressive list of acolytes.
A 2003 Forbes profile of Raniere reported that “some 3,700 people have flocked” to Executive Success Programs. “Prompted by a potent word-of-mouth network, they include Sheila Johnson, cofounder of Black Entertainment Television; Antonia C. Novello, a former U.S. surgeon general; Stephen Cooper, acting chief executive of Enron; the Seagram fortune’s Edgar Bronfman Sr. and two of his daughters; and Ana Cristina Fox, daughter of the Mexican president.” Emiliano Salinas, the son of the former president of Mexico, likened Raniere’s courses to “a practical M.B.A.” – Source
Delve into the strange tale of the Smallville star and the sex cult
As far back as 2010, Vanity Fair ran a story called “The Heiresses And The Cult” detailing how Seagrams heiresses Sara and Clare Bronfman had blown more than $150 million of the family fortune on Nxivm and Raniere, and Dynasty actress Catherine Oxenberg told The New York Times last year of her concern over her daughter, who she said had joined DOS. Goldie Hawn and Grace Park—both of whom bailed as soon as they realized what was actually going on—were loosely associated with Nxivm groups at various points, and actresses Linda Evans and Nicki Clyne were named as members in a 2012 investigation into the group by an Albany newspaper. Just last week, Mack’s Smallville co-star Kristin Kreuk tweeted about her involvement with Nxivm, saying she left five years ago and wasn’t party to any of the (alleged) truly crazy shit:
— Kristin Kreuk (@MsKristinKreuk) March 29, 2018