Topic “Dancing for the Devil” Miranda Derek speaks

  • Miranda Derek addressed the allegations made by her family following the Netflix release Dancing for the Devil: The Seven Months TikTok Cult
  • The TikTok star shared her side of why she missed her grandfather’s funeral
  • She denied being subjected to any abuse at the hands of Robert Sheen’s 7M organization or the Shekina Church

Miranda Derek tells her side of the story following the newly released docuseries on Netflix Dancing for the Devil: The Seven Months TikTok Cult She hinted that she was involved in an alleged cult.

On Tuesday, June 4, the TikTok star refuted claims made by her family and others who spoke out against Robert Sheen’s 7M organization, the subject of the series.

“Hey guys, I hope you’re having a great day! “I just wanted to jump in here really quick, and first of all, say a huge thank you to everyone who has been so supportive during this time,” she began in a video shared to her Instagram Stories.

Miranda Derek speaks.

Miranda Derek/Instagram


Derick didn’t go into “a lot of detail for legal reasons,” but she wanted to share her side after the series premiered on May 29.

In the next two posts, Derek shared screenshots of her lengthy statement.

“I want to start by saying that I appreciate the concern expressed for my health. Given the pending lawsuit, in which I am a plaintiff in a defamation suit, it is not appropriate for me to comment on specific allegations. Although I will state that I do not condone abuse in any way Of shapes.

Miranda Derek speaks.

Miranda Derek/Instagram


“I love my mom, dad and Melanie and they will forever be a part of my life. The truth is we don’t see eye to eye at this time. I think this documentary is a one-sided story,” she said, adding: “I gave my life to Jesus Christ in 2020 and I asked my family for some space at the beginning to collect my thoughts and process the new career I wanted. “To take it with God.”

In the Netflix documentary, Shinn is introduced as the founder of Shekinah Church and 7M Films, both of which are affiliated with Derek. Shinn Enterprises provided hair, makeup, wardrobe, cameras, sets, equipment, and mansion background settings for the TikTok stars.

After Derek’s sister, Melanie Wilking, and their parents alleged that Derek belonged to a religious cult in 2022 Instagram Live Video and other families, former 7M Films dancers and former members of the Shekina Church have raised allegations against Sheen and the church. Sheen, 7M Films and Shekina Church have denied the allegations.

Before joining 7M and Shekinah, Derek and Wilking had amassed an online following as The Wilking Sisters.

Miranda Derek (right) and Melanie Wilking in 2019.

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In her statement on Tuesday, Derick claimed she only started her own social media account because Wilking “logged me out of our account and when I asked to come back she denied my request.”

Derick also addressed her missing grandfather’s funeral after her family claimed in the documentary that 7M was somehow involved in not allowing her to attend.

The influencer said that on Christmas 2020, her family learned that her grandfather would not live long, so she and her sister went to visit him.

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“Before we go to the hospital to [say our last goodbyes]Derek wrote: “I started praying for Daddy in the car, and Melanie felt insulted, got angry with me and told me to stop and never pray next to her.”

She said that when it came time for his funeral, she chose not to go because I was “harassed” and “felt threatened” by her family.

“I’m just a woman trying to live my life. I’m not a victim, I’m not hurting, I’m not being abused. I’ve never asked my family or anyone else to ‘help’ me in any way. Respectfully, it’s what I choose to do,” Derek said. In my life it comes back to me.”

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