Kate Hudson‘s catching some flak for dressing up as a follower of Bhagwan Rajneesh – the cult chief within the Netflix docuseries, “Wild Wild Country” — however considered one of his former disciples LOVES it.
We talked to Philip Toelkes — who used to go by Swami Prem Niren when he served as the highest legal professional for the controversial Rajneeshpuram within the ’80s — and he tells us Kate and her pals had been nicely inside their rights to have fun the group.
Kate confronted backlash on-line after posting the pic, apparently at a Halloween get together, as a result of some folks felt she was glorifying the “cult.”
Let’s face it … Rajneeshees shall be successful Halloween costume this 12 months — with the recognition of the Netflix sequence — and Phil says he’s completely on board with that. He additionally thinks Bhagwan — aka Osho — can be too, so long as it’s respectful.
Phil additionally took purpose on the haters, who say the Rajneeshees virtually ruined a lifestyle for a lot of Oregonians, saying they by no means understood their motion.
On the opposite hand, the mayor of Antelope, OR — which had been overrun by the Rajneeshees — tells us, “They plotted to assassinate somebody. How pleasant would others be if [someone] dressed up as a terrorist for Halloween?”
As for the pretend gun considered one of Kate’s buddies flashed, Phil says it’s not far off from the reality. He says the Rajneeshees had been well-armed and able to defend themselves in these days.