Celebrities seduced by sects or controversial cults

At the end of june Hollywood was shaken by a scandal, from which he has not yet recovered, the actress Allison Mack she was sentenced to three years in prison.

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Mack, who we saw as Chloe Sullivan In the series “Smallville”, he was a member of a high ranking of the group of Nxivm cult, for which he manipulated women to turn them into sex slaves.

The actress was arrested in 2018, along with other cult leaders, including Keith Raniere, spiritual leader, and who received a 120-year prison sentence.

Mack, 38, was sentenced to 3 years in prison, plus three years of release under surveillance, a thousand hours of communication work and pay a fine of $ 20 thousand.

Before Raniere was brought to trial in 2019, Mack pleaded culpable of the charges of blackmail and blackmail conspiracy, additionally provided “substantial support” to convict other people, which is why he got a less severe sentence, since the “sentencing guidelines recommended a range of 14 to 17 and a half years in prison” for the actress , highlights CNN.

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This case sets a precedent in Hollywood for effective punishment, for this reason, we will list some celebrities who have been tempted by cult sects.

Tom Cruise is one of the most recognized devotees of the scientology, created by Ron Hubbard in 1954, and which is supposedly a Masonic sect.

The protagonist of “Mission Impossible” does not see his daughter Suri because she is catholic, the organization prohibits it, arguing that the mother was possessed by an evil spirit.

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John Travolta He has also been committed to Scientology for several years, however, painful events that he has gone through on a personal level have made him rethink continuing in it.

In 2019, his eldest son died, he was suffering from seizures, and in 2020, his wife, Kelly Preston died for a breast cancer, a disease that was not fought with traditional medicine, because it also belonged to Scientology and it is forbidden to receive clinical treatments, because they believe that everything happens for something and should not intervene.

In a last-ditch attempt to save his wife, Travolta turned to medicine, something Cruise allegedly scolded him afterward.

By Cruise, Demi Moore, who at the time was his girlfriend, joined the organization, however, he was very short, at the time, he commented that there were certain guidelines that had to be followed that he did not like.

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Another of the most practiced cults is Kabbalah, a stream of Jewish ideology and which has branches of the esotericism, has as its maximum figure Madonna.

The organization has been accused of committing violent acts and of discrimination, but this has been denied by Madonna.

Britney Spear was a member of Kabbalah, created by Karen and Phillip Berg, a brief season, she retired in 2006, even though Madonna he insisted that he not walk away.

Glenn Close, Joaquín Phoenix y Michelle Pfeiffer They have also belonged to some cult, however, they have managed to get out of them.

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