Former Village Voice editor-in-chief Tony Ortega has obtained a copy of the application people must fill out who want to be part of the Sea Org, Scientology’s strict religious order for which members sign billion-year contracts. “You can’t be shot for what you have done, you can only be shot for what you haven’t told us.”
This morning, News Corporation Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch tweeted that, in the wake of the TomKat divorce, he believed Scientologists were “creepy, maybe even evil.” He says he’s received hundreds of attacks and he expects them to become more threatening, but Scientologists actually seem to have remained quiet on the controversy thus far.
For reals this time, guys. Sources close to the couple reveal that explosive fights are driving Will and Jada to divorce and that a nasty battle over their $520 million estate is coming.
A $42,000 a year boarding school located amidst the forests of western Oregon, Delphian has been operating on the principles of L. Ron Hubbard since 1970, despite a lack of academic accreditation. Although the inner workings of the school have previously remained a mystery, public denouncement of the principles of Scientology have recently emboldened alumni to speak about their experiences both at Delphian, and the affiliated labor corps Sea Org. (Click here to read full article.)
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So of course it’s not actually Bart, but Nancy Cartwright, the woman who provides his voice. She and a bunch of other people you’ve never heard of are talking about some crazy Scientology stuff.
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After 35 years as a Scientologist, writer/director Paul Haggis (Crash, the new Bond movies) has written a long, vehement letter to the church outlining why their stance on gay marriage has forced him to resign his membership.
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