After a few months in the room, Daniela said, she felt that she was going mad. “I would try to construct something in my head so I didn’t go crazy,” she said. At one point, she gained access to a pair of scissors and decided to cut her hair, which enraged Salzman, who decreed that she not be released from the room until her hair grew back. She also contemplated taking her own life, hoarding cleaning supplies so she could ingest them, though she said she changed her mind when she caught a glimpse of hope in the form of a bird having chicks outside her window. … [Read more...] about NXIVM Trial: Former Keith Raniere Girlfriend Says She Was Imprisoned for 2 Years
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Salzman flew into a panic. Raniere had fled to Mexico the year before, following a damning New York Times report that he was the grandmaster of DOS, a NXIVM offshoot and secret all-female sorority of “masters” and “slaves.” Allegedly run by Raniere, the group reportedly had branded women, forced them to provide “collateral” in the form of explicit naked photos, and coerced them into having sex with him. Salzman and other DOS “masters,” including Garza, Smallville actress Allison Mack, and Battlestar Galactica actress Nicki Clyne, had flown to Mexico to visit Raniere. Despite the negative media attention swarming around the group, the understanding among DOS members was that they would participate in a “recommitment ceremony,” pledging their allegiance to Raniere — which, as Salzman later testified, was assumed to mean group sex. … [Read more...] about ‘I Was in One Mode: Protect Keith’: NXIVM Member Testifies About Naked Meetings, Group Sex, Dungeon Paddlings
Daniela began her testimony by telling jurors that she had grown up in Mexico, and that she took a course offered by NXIVM in her hometown of Monterey in 2002 when she was 16 years old. NXIVM teachers raved about the man they called “Vanguard,” referring to him as a “renunciate” with an “aura of saintlihood” and lauding him as “a scientist and the smartest man in the world,” Daniela testified. … [Read more...] about Former NXIVM Member: My Sisters and I Were Groomed for Sex by Keith Raniere
Hennepin County D.A. Mike Freeman may have information from the Medical Examiner ... we're told possibly official cause of death. Our law enforcement sources tell us that's a major factor in the D.A.'s decision on whether to file charges in the case. … [Read more...] about News Conference for George Floyd Killing with Hennepin County D.A.
Now, the camera turns on him: Powell will be the subject of a new documentary, Ricky Powell: The Individualist, set to premiere at the We Are One Global Film Festival on Saturday, May 30th at 5:30 p.m. ET. Directed by Josh Swade, the film features archival photographs and footage shot by Powell himself along with interviews with Powell and some of his most well-known subjects. … [Read more...] about Legendary Hip-Hop Photographer Ricky Powell Gets His Own Documentary