The Secret Scandal

Drew Heriot, director of The Secret movie, is suing Rhonda Byrne, creator of The Secret, and her company for $340 million dollars. Heriot claims that Rhonda cheated him out of millions of profits that he is legally entitled to. The lawsuit includes a breach of contract claim, fraudulent inducement, unjust enrichment and unfair competition under California and Business Provisions Code. It should be noted that these are just allegations against Rhonda Byrne and not necessarily true. You can read excerpts from the lawsuit which includes actual emails between Rhonda and Drew at:

Additionally, there is fascinating article written by Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks about the importance of using integrity with the law of attraction and the irony of how a leading proponent of the law of attraction managed to attract a multi-million dollar lawsuit and disgruntled team members. You can read that article at

This is not the first disagreement Rhonda Byrne has had with ex team members of The Secret. Jerry and Esther Hicks and also Gay Hendricks provided footage for The Secret that did not end up in the final cut for reasons that are still a little unclear.