Leah Remini’s life is very likely about to get a whole lot creepier.
The 45-year-old is about to release an explosive Scientology expose, detailing the corrupt inner workings of the notoriously covert organization—and, not surprisingly, she’s bracing herself for the inevitable backlash.
According to the DailyMail, Remini’s book, Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology, is set to be released in November, and will be a blistering take-down of the “church” and its hierarchy.
After spending 30 years as a Scientologist, Remini is only too aware of the bullying, heavy handed tactics the organization likes to employ whenever anybody dares question or criticize them, something she got a small and unpleasant taste of after she dared to leave and then speak out against them.
As Popdust previously reported, the “church” acted decidedly un-church like—more like a butt sore whiny little bitch in fact— after Remini chose to exercise her first amendment rights, and talk about the difficulties she experienced leaving Scientology during a conversation with friends, which aired on her reality show, Leah Remini: It’s All Relative.
“When you leave, you can leave quietly,” Remini shared. “But If you make a stink in the public world, they call you a Suppressive Person, which means the church has put a stamp on you that says you are bad. They then go to all your family and friends and say you have to disconnect from this Suppressive Person.”
“I decided I didn’t want to raise my daughter in the church because from what I’ve experienced and what I saw, the church becomes your everything,” she continued. “It becomes your mother, your father, your everything. You are dependent on the church.”
Fair enough, right? Nah, not according to those Thetan loving
cult leaders "church" elders.
“It comes as no surprise that someone as self-absorbed as Leah Remini with an insatiable craving for attention would exploit her former religion as a publicity stunt in a pathetic attempt to get ratings for her cable show and seem relevant again,” Scientology shot back via a statement to the press.
“She is rewriting history and omits that she was participating in a program to remain a Scientologist by her own choice, as she was on the verge of being expelled for her and her husband’s ethical lapses.”
So, shit is likely to GO DOWN after she releases her book—which, by all accounts, sounds like Going Clear, but on steroids.
The Daily Mail reports that in the book, Remini blows the lid on all the bullying tactics the “church” is so found of (allegedly) employing, including blackmail, slave labor, intimidation, good old fashioned abuse and control over high profile celeb members, such as Tom Cruise, Juliette Lewis, Beck, John Travolta and Kirstie Alley.
Alley has already been walking the Scientology line, turning her back on her “suppressive person” former friend, calling her “repulsive” and branding her a “bigot” for daring to speak out about her own personal experience with Scientology.
Remini says she started questioning Scientology after she became disturbed by the mysterious disappearance of Shelly Miscavige—the wife of Scientology head, David Miscavige—who has not been seen in public since 2006.
She landed on the organization’s shit list sometime around Cruise’s high profile wedding to Nicole Kidman, when she made the mistake of publicly questioning Shelly Miscavige’s whereabouts.
According to Remini, shortly afterwards, she filed a “knowledge report” which included criticism of Miscavige, Cruise, and other high level Scientologists, detailing behavior by them that she believed to be inconsistent with the organization's rules.
Remini claims she was subsequently blacklisted within the church, that Scientologist friends of hers wrote damning internal reports about her that lead to an investigation into her family by the church, and that she was “subjected to years of ‘interrogations’ and ‘thought modification.’”
Well, brace yourself Leah, we have a feeling the Thetans are going to be trying to get at you a whole lot more within the next few months.
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