Following Allison Mack’s surprising arrest for being concerned in alleged intercourse cult NXIVM, a former faculty good friend has spoken out concerning the woman she as soon as knew.
She’s the previous Smallville actress who has been accused of being a senior member of alleged intercourse cult NXIVM. On April 20 Allison Mack, 35, was charged with intercourse trafficking and compelled labor. However to at the very least one one who knew her earlier than she was well-known, the accusations are a shock. On April 24, a girl who solely gave her title as “Jessica,” known as into Dr. Drew Pinsky’s KABC Los Angeles radio present, Dr. Drew Midday Live with Lauren Sivan. The girl claimed to have gone to highschool with the actress in Orange County, Calif. and when she knew the star, she mentioned Allison was very “candy.”
Jessica advised the radio hosts, “The Allison Mack story is clearly horrible. I do know her. I went to highschool along with her in Orange County and [have] recognized her since I used to be about 11-years-old and I’ve recognized her all via highschool too. We graduated the identical yr. She was at all times actual candy, very modest, very genuinely sort particular person.” The shocked faculty good friend added, “The story is clearly much more surprising now as a result of I knew this character again then and I simply really feel prefer it’s so unhappy as a result of she got here from a fantastic household, actually concerned mother and father. She was in musical theater, very proficient clearly…” Dr. Drew, Lauren Sivan and their colleague Jillian Barberie peppered the caller with questions on Allison, asking her if the actress had ever tried to “recruit” her. However Jessica mentioned, “By no means.”
Whereas Jessica by no means indicated that she remains to be in contact with the actress she did say she felt the Orange County Excessive Faculty of the Arts grad could have been “manipulated.” She mentioned, “I actually really feel like she simply obtained concerned with the unsuitable particular person they usually simply completely manipulated her…” She added, “And anyone tried to show some form of, ‘Looking on your higher pursuits Allison. Come together with me and we’ll take care’… and she or he submitted.” Listen to the full interview here.