Former 'Smallville' star reportedly linked to alleged sex cult

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31 March, 2018

Smallville actress Allison Mack was reportedly photographed in the background during his arrest, according to the Rolling Stones.

Kreuk starred as Lana Lang on the show Smallville, alongside Mack and Tom Welling who portrayed Clark Kent. Kreuk's character was the love interest of Clark throughout the majority of the show.

Another Smallville actress, Kristin Kreuk, has been accused of being part of the cult-like group.

Raniere, 57, was reportedly arrested while surrounded by women at a $10,000-a-week luxury villa on Sunday.

Escaped cult members have told how they were pinned down and given this brand on their pubic areaWhat is Allison Mack alleged to do in the group? He's been extradited to the United States for charges related to "sex trafficking and conspiracy to commit forced labor".

According to a criminal complaint filed Monday, Raniere ran a pyramid scheme in which male "masters" collected "collateral", including information and photos from female "slaves" in order to coerce them into sex or other tasks. He also claims the branding marks are not just Raniere's initials, but Mack's too. It's unclear when he would make his first appearance there.

"As alleged, Keith Raniere displayed a disgusting abuse of power in his efforts to denigrate and manipulate women he considered his sex slaves", Federal Bureau of Investigation official William Sweeney said on Monday.

Keith Raniere
Keith Raniere

Rumors of NXIVM running a "sex cult" first surfaced in November of past year, with Mack as the news hook for numerous entertainment outlets. "As such, she has developed a deep connection to the nature of humanity as it relates to acting as an art form, and a tool for personal evolution".

INSIDER reached out to Mack's listed talent representative, but they did not immediately respond.

"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 handle my previous shyness, which is why I continued with the program", Kreuk said on Twitter".

"Thank you to all the fearless women who have come forward to share their stories and expose DOS; I can't imagine how hard this has been for you".

"Thank you to all of the fearless women who have come forward to share their stories and expose DOS; I can't imagine how hard this has been for you", Keruk's statement continued.

Kreuk cut ties with the group soon after the Albany Times Union wrote of allegations that Raniere - known as "Vanguard" to his followers - had sex with underage girls.

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