Allison Mack, the actress best known for her role as Chloe Sullivan on Smallville has plead guilty to charges stemming from her involvement with NXIVM, a cult-like self-help group.
Earlier today, Mack plead guilty to charges in a federal case, stating that the manipulated women into becoming sex slaves for NXIVM's leader.
As the Hollywood Reporter noted, Mack reportedly wept in the courtroom as she admitted to her crimes and apologized to the women who were allegedly exploited by NXIVM leader Keith Raniere.
While NXIVM sold itself as a self-help organization for women, charges against the group and its leader claim that the group branded women with Raniere's initials before forcing his victims to have sex with him.
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"I believed Keith Raniere's intentions were to help people, and I was wrong," Mack said in court before pleading guilty to charges including racketeering and racketeering conspiracy charges, as The New York Times noted. "I must take full responsibility for my conduct."
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Mack's guilty plea means that the former Smallville star will avoid going to trial with Raniere and other top NXIVM members. Raniere and the rest of NXIVM's inner circle have all pleaded not guilty. Opening statements for the case against them are scheduled for April 29, 2019.