Hollywood Celebrities with Ties to Dangerous Cults

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Often seen as pretentious and frivolous, Hollywood stars have often been ridiculed by the public for dabbling in seemingly ridiculous practices. From unconventional health regimens and beauty gimmicks to absurd fashion choices, the rich and famous seem to have an irresistible attraction to the preposterous in their quest to be unique.

In some cases, the pursuit of deeper meaning, power, greater success — whatever the goal might be — goes too far, leading celebrities down dark paths and into the clutches of dangerous — maybe even deadly — gurus. Let’s take a look at some of the most shocking cases of huge celebrities who fell for the propaganda promoted by dangerous cults.