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Michelle Pfeiffer Was In A Cult

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Actress and professional pretty person Michelle Pfeiffer has revealed she fell into the influence of a cult when she first arrived in Los Angeles as a wide-eyed and naïve 20-year-old. It's a story as old and cliché as Hollywood itself.

Radar Online reports Pfeiffer fell in with a shady group of people who she thought were innocuous personal trainers. They followed a strict vegan diet and believed the highest level of humans were "breatharians," or people who believe eating food is irrelevant to survival and all a person needs is sunlight to live.

"They were very controlling. I wasn't living with them but I was there a lot and they were always telling me I needed to come more. I had to pay for all the time I was there, so it was financially very draining." Pfeiffer said to The Sunday Telegraph.

It wasn't when she met future ex-husband Peter Horton and started working on a film involving cults that she realized she was in one. She immediately cut off contact with them.

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For the record, Pfeiffer still practices veganism, which she adopted while she was in the cult.