Remini "was put through interrogations and blacklisted within the church that she donated millions to and that her family has spent their lives in. She was put through 'thought modification' for five years," our source said.
The source added that church friends Remini had for "25 to 30 years wrote internal reports" about her that "caused an investigation on her family."
UPDATE: Remini has now issued the following statement (or non-statement, kind of) to People Magazine:
"I wish to share my sincere and heartfelt appreciation for the overwhelming positive response I have received from the media, my colleagues, and from fans around the world. I am truly grateful and thankful for all your support,."
"I was kind of joking, but kind of not joking about MJ. And I was like, 'What if MJ is a dude?' Why can't we discover that Peter is exploring his sexuality? It's hardly even groundbreaking!…So why can't he be gay? Why can't he be into boys?"
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Josh Duhamel has a salt and pepper beard now.