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Leah Remini Comments On Scientology Film

March 31st, 2015 9:40am EDT
Leah Remini
Scientology is kind of an "all or nothing" thing. Either you're a proud follower of Dianetics, or you'd prefer to have all traces of Scientology purged from history forever. It's pretty intense.

And former Scientologist Leah Remini just shored up her position on the "anti" side of things. The HBO documentary "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" aired on Sunday night, and Remini was right there along with it, tweeting her support of the film and its anti-Scientologist stance.

"Thank you to the brave who did something about it. And to those who didn't have a voice, you do now...
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Did Tom Cruise And The Church Of Scientology Tap Nicole Kidman's Phone Lines?

January 27th, 2015 7:37am EST
Did Tom Cruise And The Church Of Scientology Tap Nicole Kidman's
On Sunday, the Sundance Film Festival hosted the premiere of "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief," a new documentary about Scientologists from filmmaker Alex Gibney.

And according to those who saw "Going Clear" at the festival, the film has revealed startling new information about Scientology, and just how deeply it cuts into the entertainment industry.

It's so much more horrible than you'd think.

For one, the film claims that the Church was not a fan of Tom Cruise's wife Nicole Kidman (her father is a psychiatrist, and psychiatrists are the enemy), and at Cruise's request...
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HBO Preps Bombshell Scientology Documentary 'Going Clear'

November 26th, 2014 2:00pm EST
HBO Documentary 'Going Clear' Takes On Scientology
HBO is forging ahead with a documentary that will take a deeper look at the Church of Scientology and its influence in Hollywood titled "Going Clear."

The documentary is based on author Lawrence Wright's book "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief."

The book takes a look at the seperation of Oscar-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis, a longtime and high-ranking Scientology Church member from the organization in 2009.

Rolling Stone reported that the cable channel is "expecting such a blowback from the Church that they have already hired a large legal team in anticipatio...
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7 Celebrities Who Like Scientology A Little Too Much

June 4th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
7 Celebrities Who Like Scientology A Little Too Much
When former King of Queens star Leah Remini went on the Ellen Degeneres Show last week, she used it as an opportunity to clearly state that she believes she is better off since leaving the "religion" of Scientology last summer.

The now Xenu-free Remini stated that she and her family have found "new ways to reconnect" and that leaving the religion "has really brought us closer together."

While we're happy for Remini, but we can't help but hope that some other famous celebrities would follow her example.

Here are 7 Famous Stars Who Are A Little Too Into Scientology.

Tom Cruise

Well,...
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10 Craziest Celebrity Rants Caught On Tape

April 23rd, 2014 3:00pm EDT
10 Craziest Celebrity Rants Caught On Tape
Celebrities often live in a manner that most of us can only dream about. We read the gossip columns because we often envy the good life that we see on these pages.

But there is of course a darker side to our celebrity worship. Sometimes the stars we look up to and want to emulate have a bad day at the office, just like the rest of us. It is these moments that are often the most entertaining for many star watchers, because it reveals that our favorite untouchable big shot is human after all.

Here are 10 of the craziest celebrity rants ever caught on tape.

Alec Baldwin's Voicemail Mess...
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Leah Remini Lost Friends After Leaving The Church Of Scientology

September 10th, 2013 8:25am EDT
Leah Remini
After leaving the Church of Scientology, Leah Remini was forced to cut ties with several friends. In July, the former "King Of Queens" star announced she was quitting the controversial organization after being a member for nearly 30 years.

The actress revealed she had become uncomfortable with some of the church's practices and told Ellen DeGeneres on Monday that one of the worst parts about the split was losing some of her life-long friends.

She explained, "Over time, my eyes opened, and I just could no longer be affiliated with the organization, and my family felt the same, so we left. ...
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Leah Remini Files Missing Persons Report For Scientology Leader David Miscavige's Wife

August 9th, 2013 10:44am EDT
Leah Remini
The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed on Thursday that an investigation regarding the wife of Scientology leader David Miscavige has been ongoing after reports that actress Leah Remini, who recently broke from the church, filed a missing persons report over the whereabouts of Mrs. Miscavige.

Police wouldn't say whether or not the actress had anything to do with the filing; however, sources told TMZ.com that Remini personally filed the report after leaving the church after over 30 years last month.

Shelly Miscavige has not been see in public since 2006, and church officials insist th...
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Leah Remini: 'I'm Thankful For All Your Support' Following Scientology Departure

July 12th, 2013 1:07pm EDT
Leah Remini
Leah Remini has thanked everyone rushing to her support after her departure from the Church of Scientology.

Remini made headlines yesterday when it was reported she quit the group. The New York Post reported she dealt with years of "interrogations," some stemming from her asking questions about Scientology leader David Miscavige's wife and the way he ran the group.

The sources say Remini was against policies barring members from questioning Miscavige's management or reporting abuse. She was also at odds with the rules making members stay away from family and friends not in the Church.

"S...
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Leah Remini Breaks From The Church Of Scientology

July 11th, 2013 9:20pm EDT
Leah Remini
Former King Of Queens star Leah Remini has cut her ties to the Church of Scientology.

The actress has decided to end her 30-year relationship with the church over a disagreement with church head David Miscavige after questioning several of the church's strict policies.

"It all began when Leah questioned the validity of excommunication of people," a source told the New York Post on Thursday. "She is stepping back from a regime she thinks is corrupt. She thinks no religion should tear apart a family or abuse someone under the umbrella of 'religion.'"

Tensions between Remini and the church ...
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Erika Christensen Defends Scientology: We Don't Worship Rabbits

January 18th, 2013 3:04pm EST
Erika Christensen
Actress Erika Christensen doesn't have any kids of her own yet, but she says when she does she plans to instill them with the beliefs of the Church of Scientology.

The Parenthood star says she'd have no problems teaching her future kids about her religion and giving them the opportunity to join the controversial organization.

Christensen chatted with Parenthood co-star Joy Bryant during a recent installment of the latter's "Across the Board" webseries, saying that the "three biggest misconceptions" about her religion and they're all quite ridiculous.

"Probably, number-one, that we're som...
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