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Catherine Oxenberg feels 'horrendous guilt' after bringing daughter into alleged sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feels 'horrendous guilt' after bringing daughter into alleged sex cult

"Under the guise of female empowerment, she starved women until they fit her co-defendant's sexual feminine ideal", Assistant U.S. Attorney Moira Kim Penza told judge Cheryl Pollak, referring to Keith Raniere, who allegedly led the cult.

"At first I felt horrendous guilt that I had participated in bringing my daughter into an organization that was this deviant and unsafe", she explains. But quickly, Catherine saw a sinister side to what appeared to be a self-help organization created to help its clients become the best versions of themselves. "It was a good experience for me", she recalls India saying.

When interventions and quietly going to the authorities didn't work, Oxenberg said she had no choice but to go public with her plight - which is what she says ultimately saved the 26-year-old.

Like Smallville actress/alleged sex-cult henchman Allison Mack, India Oxenberg (above, insert) could've ended up facing life imprisonment for her involvement with NXIVM.

"I was horrified", she said adding that India believed the tattoo was a Latin symbol. "So it's very possible she was told it was a Latin symbol because a lot of the girls were not told it was Keith's - and possibly Allison's - initials".




She got out in 2011 but India stayed for years after before escaping herself.

"It's a good thing because it's ... character building". And that's why I feel responsible for getting her out.

'As the mother of a daughter, I can't imagine. "At first I felt horrendous guilt that I had participated in bringing my daughter into an organization that was this deviant and risky". According to the Daily Mail, this is an indication that a woman is a "slave" within NXIVM's DOS secret sub-organization. "And then I started to educate myself. India never stood a chance".

Best known for playing fan-favorite Chloe Sullivan throughout the entire ten-season run of Smallville, Allison Mack was revealed to have been involved with a sex cult when sex trafficking charges were brought against her last April.

Despite criticism for years by ex-followers who called NXIVM a cult and a pyramid scheme, the organization's intense self-improvement classes had, at one point, earned it thousands of adherents, including some with Hollywood ties.


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