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Season one of HBO’s The Vow is ending this week. The Vow is a docuseries about NXIVM, a self-help group turn sex-cult that was under investigation for sex trafficking and racketeering. NXIVM was run by Keith Raniere who was supposedly one of the smartest men in the globe. The Vow also delved into NXIVM’s slave-master sorority called DOS that was led by Smallville actress Alison Mack. They branded members, groomed them to be sex partners for Keith Raniere, forced members to give collateral for blackmail if they decided to leave and made them take a vow of servitude to the ‘masters’ for life.
Clare Bronfman, a Seagram liquor heiress who was a coach and financial backer of NXIVM, has been charged with several counts associated with the cult and was sentenced to 81 months in prison. We now await the trial and sentencing for Keith ……
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