We'll admit it: Our fascination with notorious fraudsters (even the alleged ones) has reached an all-time high. First, it was Billy McFarland's colossal fail in FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened. Then, there was the story behind Sarma Melngailis's downfall in Bad Vegan. And now, we've set our sights on a new true-crime documentary that feels like a cross between The Tinder Swindler and Seduced: Inside the NXIVM Cult.
In case you missed it, Netflix just released a three-part docuseries called Escaping Twin Flames, which revolves around a controversial community that promises its members true love with their perfect "twin flame." For several community members, however, their desire to find a soulmate eventually turns into a nightmare. As one participant claims in the doc, "I met my twin flame, and it turned my entire f**king world upside down."
From the founders' questionable approach to the tell-all Vice article about Twin Flames Universe, keep reading for all the details.