There are whispers of a history of voodoo ceremonies and mysterious orbs of light appearing in photos.
The descendant of a Louisiana voodoo priestess, she has always been a star with a penchant for publicity.
Rounds of voodoo and an oil bath cleared up the problem in the end.
religious witchcraft of Haiti and Southern U.S., ultimately of African origin, 1850, from Louisiana French voudou, from a W.African language (e.g. Ewe and Fon vodu "spirit, demon, deity," also Vandoo, supposedly the name of an African deity, from a language of Dahomey). Cf. vodun "fetish connected with snake worship in Dahomey," said to be from vo "to be afraid," or vo "harmful." The verb is attested from 1880.