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The New York Times Dives Into 'Sex Cult' Nxivm's Scientology-Like Improvement Program, Secret Subgroups, & 'Master'/'Slave' Human Branding!

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Many have wondered about the inner workings of Nxivm, a so-called "sex-slave cult" disguised as a self-help program, ever since former members came out last year to accuse the organization of mental abuse, manipulation, and human branding.

Now, thanks to an exposé published by The New York Times, we know a little bit more about how the organization was run, the philosophies that shaped it, and most chillingly, what members had to go through to become a "badass" — Nxivm's term for a self actualized individual.

Times contributing editor Vanessa Grigoriadis dove deep in her article, speaking with founder Keith Raniere (above, left), his second-in-command, Nancy Salzman, and several high-ranking members, including Smallville alum Allison Mack (above, right).

Related: Allison Married Battlestar Galactica Alum Prior To Arrest??

While these conversations were held before Raniere and Mack were both arrested in Mexico on charges of sex trafficking and forced labor, they shed a light on the Scientology-like goals of Nxvim's founder and why so many women were drawn to a self-improvement company which, at its core, was founded on sexist beliefs.

So, what are the biggest takeaways from this exposé? First off, Grigoriadis learned that Nxvim's 57-year-old founder claimed to be a child prodigy who

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Here's How Allison Mack Allegedly Recruited Women Into Sex Cult — And Kept Them In…

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The more we learn about Allison Mack's alleged involvement in the long-rumored sex cult Nxivm, the more disturbed we are… and court documents obtained today by Us Weekly are digging deeper into the sordid affair like never before.

For one, the alleged exact details of how Mack recruited women to be part of the apparent sex ring are coming out, as it's said the former Smallville actress brought women around by telling them about her involvement with "a women's empowerment group or sorority."

Related: Allison Mack Tried To Recruit Emma Watson & Kelly Clarkson

If that alone doesn't make your skin crawl, there's also this… according to court docs, Allison

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Dynasty Star Catherine Oxenberg Is Fighting To Save Her Daughter From Controversial Cult-Like Group That Allegedly Brands Women

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This is pretty terrifying!

Dynasty star Catherine Oxenberg is desperately trying to remove her 26-year-old daughter, India, from a controversial group the actress alleges has "brainwashed" her oldest daughter. The so-called "self-improvement program," Nxivm, is led by Keith Raniere and is even said to brand the women of a "secret sisterhood."

Related: Former Radio Host Details 'Surviving' R. Kelly's Sexual & Physical Abuse

According to the 56-year-old, India has gotten extremely involved in the organization over the past couple of years, and has even cut off communication with her family following a suspicious visit last year, during which she told her mom:

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R. Kelly Accused Of Being The ‘Puppet Master’ Of Abusive Sex Cult Filled With Young Women

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R. Kelly is coming under fire.

R. Kelly is holding young women against their will in an abusive sex cult, this according to some parents who claim he's taken their daughters away from them!

Concerned family members have spoken to BuzzFeed News, sharing details about the alleged brainwashing. Former members of the artist's (real name Robert Kelly) inner circle have also opened up about similar stories.

Related: Rob Kardashian & Blac Chyna Have Had Zero Contact

The 50-year-old, who was once accused and went to trial over reportedly having inappropriate relations with a 14-year-old, is said to have six young women living with him in his Atlanta and Chicago homes. According to the report, he controls their every move. They are told what to eat, how to dress, when they bathe, when they sleep, and exactly how he they are to engage in sexual encounters with him.

He's said to record those encounters.

Cheryl Mack, Kitti Jones, and Asante McGee (all of whom reportedly left his cult) allege he is a master manipulator, with Cheryl even saying:

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Celebrate The Rocky Horror Picture Show's 40th Anniversary By Marathoning These 7 Cult Classic Midnight Movies!

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show turns 40 today!

There are movies with cult followings, and then there's The Rocky Horror Picture Show!

This 1975 musical comedy may not have been a success when it was first released in the US, but now you can find theaters playing this flick DECADES later — and the fans are just as passionate as ever!

Between the elaborate costumes, the audience participation, and of course the super catchy tunes, you're gonna have a hard time finding a movie theater experience like this!

Well, it's been 40 years since we were first introduced to this Sweet Transvestite and learned how to do the Time Warp, and we've had so much fun we decided to see what other movies could give us such a midnight movie thrill!

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Rocky Horror Picture Show Remake Is Being Prepared As We Speak!

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This looks to be an epic event!

The 40th anniversary of the cult movie The Rocky Horror Picture Show is upon us, and television executives over at Fox are planning to mark the occasion by bringing a remake of the classic camp horror film over to a TV near you!

The two-hour taped event special is still in development, with a cast-contingent order, but right now there IS a title for this unfinished project and it's The Rocky Horror Picture Show Event.

[ Related: The Rocky Horror Show Is Finally Getting A Sequel! ]

The project is being described as a sort of reimagining of the original film which has been playing in movie theaters since it came out — the longest theatrical distribution for any film ever!

And while the text and the movie's music will obviously stay the same - the storytelling method and visuals are being prepared to be updated in a modern and awesome way!

Which is fine with us!

We're always down to take this strange journey!!!

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Glenn Close's Childhood Was Marred By The RELIGIOUS CULT She Grew Up In!

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We had NO idea!!!

Glenn Close may be the greatest actress around not named Meryl Streep, but we had NO idea how scary her childhood was!!!

The star revealed how she grow up in a religious cult called Moral Re-Armament that was led by a terrifying and "violently anti-intellectual and possibly homophobic evangelical fundamentalist" man named Frank Buchman.

Here's what she said:

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