Ex-Scientologist Leah Remini Thanks 'Brave' Documentary Filmmakers

Former Scientologist Leah Remini thanked HBO documentary filmmakers behind Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief via Twitter earlier today, adding in an interview with People that she's "not trying to bash anybody, and I'm not trying to be controversial. I just want people to know the truth." » 3/30/15 8:30pm Yesterday 8:30pm

Here's Doug E. Fresh's Long-Lost Scientology Jam 'The Joy of Creating'

You know that sinking feeling, when you find out that someone awesome is actually a Scientologist? Well whaddya know, beloved rapper and "Human Beat Box" Doug E. Fresh has been kicking it with the Thetans for a while now. The above track, "The Joy of Creating," was apparently mixed at the L. Ron Hubbard Music Studio… » 3/30/15 1:10pm Yesterday 1:10pm

This Week In Tabloids: John Travolta Took Tom Cruise On a Sex Retreat

Welcome to Midweek Madness, where we melt our brains down to a thick, soupy liquid, load it into squirt guns, and chase our crush around the park until we pass out. » 3/18/15 5:30pm 3/18/15 5:30pm

​This HBO Documentary About Scientology Will Be Bonkers

A documentary about Scientology is coming to HBO in 2015, and it has the potential to make a lot of people mad while entertaining us all in the process. » 11/24/14 7:30pm 11/24/14 7:30pm

Oh Dear, Laura Prepon May Be Tom Cruise's New Scientology Girlfriend

Fear not Elisabeth Moss fans! Tom Cruise is actually canoodling with Orange Is the New Black's Laura Prepon, who was rumored to be his girlfriend since way back in November. » 4/17/14 4:00pm 4/17/14 4:00pm

Tom Cruise Maybe Grooming Elisabeth Moss to Be Scientology Girlfriend

Celebrity gossip mongers are reporting that Tom Cruise is scouting Elisabeth Moss for his next Scientology girlfriend. This potential match sounds like the worst idea ever. » 4/04/14 1:40pm 4/04/14 1:40pm

Celebrity Scientologists Had a Huge Party Last Night...in Space!!

Last night, the Church of Scientology held its 44th Anniversary Gala — nicknamed the "huh, I didn't realize that person was a Scientologist" mixer — in Los Angeles. Tom Cruise was apparently busy piloting Xenu's personal DC-8 into the far reaches of the galaxy, but Scientology backup quarterback John Travolta was… » 8/25/13 11:30am 8/25/13 11:30am

Cops Close Leah Remini's Missing Person Case: Scientology Wife Found?

Yesterday we learned that Leah Remini sicced the cops on The Church of Scientology, filing a missing person report for Shelly Miscavige, the wife of Church leader David Miscavige. Today we're finding out the case is closed: The Church shut that shit down real quick. » 8/09/13 10:25am 8/09/13 10:25am

Leah Remini and the Mystery of the Scientology Leader's Missing Wife

Last month, Leah Remini announced that she was leaving the Church of Scientology. She plans on writing a tell-all memoir about her experiences in Scientology, including "everything that's taboo to talk about." And now, word is the actress has filed a missing person report for Shelly Miscavige, the wife of the… » 8/08/13 3:40pm 8/08/13 3:40pm

A Scientologist's Horrifying Memories of Child Abuse and Exploitation

The world has become increasingly aware in the last decade or so that Scientology isn't just part of a punchline about closeted homosexual celebrities, but an actual cult that believes that humans are reincarnated aliens and uses mind control, physical abuse, and indentured servitude to not only keep its members in… » 2/07/13 7:00pm 2/07/13 7:00pm

Grant Bowler Gallantly Defends Castle Lohan from the New York Times

Won't anyone stand up for Lindsay Lohan in the wake of a pretty damning NYT article? Fuck it — Grant Bowler will. Contrary to anecdotes from The Canyons set that depict Lindz as a monster with a bullhorn voicebox and bullwhips for fingers, Bowler insisted that the star-crossed actress acted like a total pro on the Liz… » 1/13/13 11:00am 1/13/13 11:00am

Poll Shows That Nobody Thinks Scientology Is a Real Thing and Celebrity…

A new 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll has revealed some interesting truths about Americans and either/or question-posing. An overwhelming majority of respondents haughtily said that Scientology (which, despite its high-profile celebrity devotees, has resonated with less than 100,000 Americans and has been likened to a… » 10/02/12 2:10pm 10/02/12 2:10pm

Tom Cruise's Girlfriend Search Described as a 'Hush-Hush Mission' that…

That's what high-ranking Scientologists reportedly told Nazanin Boniadi when they initially approached her about auditioning to date Tom Cruise. Great point, honchos. I know I can't sleep at night knowing that a rich and famous movie star doesn't have a fake girlfriend to snuggle.
The screwball rom-com unfolded… » 9/07/12 8:00pm 9/07/12 8:00pm

Paul Haggis Confirms That the Church of Scientology Tried to Pygmalion…

When vivisecting matters as delicate as the Church of Scientology's uncompromising quest to make Tom Cruise as happy as a house cat in a classic six full of lightly trickling faucets, it's best to call on some expert testimony, and who better to provide such testimony than Scientology apostate Paul Haggis? (Nobody's… » 9/04/12 10:00am 9/04/12 10:00am

The Church of Scientology May Have Tried to Turn an Iranian Actress…

When extraterrestrial acting android Tom Cruise split from Nicole Kidman in 2001, the Church of Scientology made every effort to ensure that its most photogenic saint didn't end up marrying some threesome-having, snaggle-toothed, flaxen-haired floozy — church officials were going to orchestrate Cruise's third marriage… » 9/02/12 11:00am 9/02/12 11:00am

Katie Couric's New Theme Song by Sheryl Crow Sounds Exactly Like You…

The Katie Couric talk show we've all been waiting for, all our lives, forever, has debuted its new theme song, written and performed by none other than Couric's friend Sheryl Crow. The Grammy winner talked about what went into penning the theme song for Katie: » 7/27/12 9:00am 7/27/12 9:00am

In what could only be called Nancy Drew and the…

Scientology Really Wanted Brad Pitt to Join the Club

Among the litany of celebrities — some famous, some not quite famous enough to bother with — connected to the Church of Scientology, perhaps the most interesting names are those of celebrities the church was actively recruiting, really swell-looking people like Brad Pitt, Demi Moore, and Elvis Presley. In honor of… » 7/16/12 10:50am 7/16/12 10:50am

Just How Crazy Is Scientology? Very.

After growing up in the Church of Scientology and being married (with parental consent) at just 15 to a 21-year-old fellow church member, Astra Woodcraft decided to cut her one billion-year commitment to the church a little short and escaped its clutches faster than you can say, "Xenu." » 7/09/12 11:00am 7/09/12 11:00am

Beyoncé And Kim Kardashian May Not Be As Close As We Thought, Which Was…

At the BET awards last night, Bey, Jay, 'Ye and something called a Kim Kardashian sat together in a royal enclave and the photos of this momentous event have already been analyzed until the end of time. Beyoncé and Kim, who sat on the outside of their respective men, "made no effort to stretch across to chinwag." Kim… » 7/02/12 9:00am 7/02/12 9:00am

Is Katie Holmes Being Stalked by Scientologists?

If you thought Scientology had a disturbing influence on Katie Holmes's marriage to Tom Cruise, just wait until you see what it's going to do to her divorce. TMZ is reporting that Katie is being followed by a team of Scientologists. Why? Who knows! Maybe they just want to make sure she's safe and happy? Or maybe… » 7/01/12 11:55pm 7/01/12 11:55pm