How ‘Surviving Jeffrey Epstein,’ ‘Love Fraud’ Give Female Survivors Control Over Their Stories
In the sixth episode of Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer's docuseries "The Vow," Sarah Edmondson, a whistleblower who was once in the inner-circle of NXIVM and also a part of its master-slave subgroup DOS, is asked outright if she is a victim. Although she answers quickly in the affirmative, she also makes it clear that she made choices during her time working with the organization. Some of these choices simply kept her involved, while others were direct recruitment of other young women. To some, this may paint her in the colors of someone more culpable than coerced.