Vicente said he was aware of the negative publicity, including a 2012 series by The Albany Times-Union that described alleged abuses inside Nxivm. Raniere transformed himself into a New Age teacher with long hair and a guru-like manner of speaking.
Mehdaoui met secretly with another Nxivm member. Interested in this topic? A Nxivm follower, Soukaina Mehdaoui, said she reached out to Mr. They took out their cellphones to show they were not recording the conversation. Ruth E. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. New to commenting? Mark Vicente, a filmmaker and former top Nxivm official, said that after hearing about the secret society, he confronted Mr.
On the recording, Mr. Also Read: Edmondson and two other women that officials would not pursue their criminal complaint against Nxivm because their actions had been consensual, a text message shows. It was when he moved to Los Angeles in the mid-'60s that his career began to take off. Salzman told her about the secret sorority.
In the spring, the sorority grew as women joined different circles. A few days later, many of Mr.
Edmondson regarded Ms. After Ms. Edmondson, an actress who joined Nxivm about a decade ago. A version of this article appears in print on , on Page A1 of the New York edition with the headline: Cancel Send. Features Interviews Lists.
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