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Smallville’s Allison Mack — who pled guilty final 12 months to racketeering prices and apologized for her involvement with the controversial, cult-like self-help group Nxivm — has reportedly filed for divorce from spouse Nicki Clyne.
Mack, 38, filed for divorce from the Battlestar Galactica actress, 37, in Orange County, California on Friday, in line with TMZ.
The pair tied the knot in 2017, federal prosecutors mentioned in court docket transcripts beforehand obtained by PEOPLE. On the time, Nxivm’s one-time publicist instructed PEOPLE the union was on the behest of Nxivm co-founder Keith Raniere.
Journalist and blogger Frank Parlato, who was the first person to report about the alleged branding of female members, beforehand instructed PEOPLE that Mack and Clyne had been married in February 2017.
Mack pled responsible to at least one depend of racketeering and one depend of racketeering conspiracy in April 2019.
Prosecutors had accused her of recruiting intercourse slaves for Raniere and its subgroup, DOS, described as an all-female secret society of “masters” and “slaves” by which girls allegedly had been compelled to be sexually subservient to Raniere.
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Finest identified for her years-long function as a younger Superman’s good friend, Chloe Sullivan, on The WB’s Smallville, Mack was charged in 2018 with sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy, and forced labor conspiracy. She initially pleaded not responsible.
Mack faces 15 years to life in jail, though a date has not been set for her sentencing.
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Raniere was sentenced to 120 years in prison in October.
The sentencing got here two years after authorities took him into custody in Mexico. Raniere was discovered responsible of federal intercourse trafficking, extortion, obstruction, and racketeering prices again in June 2019.
Nxivm and the legal circumstances of Raniere and Mack have served as the main target of two new documentary sequence: HBO’s The Vow (already renewed for a second season) and the Starz sequence Seduced: Inside the NXIVM Cult.
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