Inside The Minds Of Cult Leaders: Expert Exposes Key Traits The Notorious Figures Share

The recent HBO Max documentary “Heaven’s Gate: The Cult of Cults” takes a look at the notorious group, which was led by Marshall Applewhite. The cult’s members were known for their strong beliefs in aliens and the end of the world. Why do people join cults, and what characteristics do their leaders have in common? Cult expert Dr. Steven Hassan, who was once in a cult himself, breaks down the answers to these questions for Access Hollywood.