In this week's Hollywood Reporter, Glenn Close discusses the fascinating and sad childhood that she spent embedded in the the Moral Re-Armament, a religious cult lead by the "violently anti-intellectual and possibly homophobic evangelical fundamentalist" Frank Buchman:

"You basically weren't allowed to do anything, or you were made to feel guilty about any unnatural desire," [Close] says. "If you talk to anybody who was in a group that basically dictates how you're supposed to live and what you're supposed to say and how you're supposed to feel, from the time you're 7 till the time you're 22, it has a profound impact on you. It's something you have to [consciously overcome] because all of your trigger points are [wrong]."

The actress — who will soon appear on Broadway in A Delicate Balance — also talked about her father William Taliaferro Close, a doctor who spent years with Ebola patients in the Congo and served as the personal physician of dictator Mobutu Sese Seko.

Kinda like holding a mirror up to your own childhood, huh?

[ THR]


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