Leah Remini, an American actress best known for her role in the sitcom "The King of Queens," has recently released a memoir titled "Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology." In her book, Remini makes several shocking claims about the famous actor Tom Cruise and his association with the controversial religion of Scientology.
One of the most shocking claims made by Remini is that Tom Cruise saw himself as the second most important person in the Scientology organization after its leader, David Miscavige. She alleges that Cruise was treated like a deity within the church, with special privileges and lavish attention from its members. According to Remini, Cruise's authority within the organization gave him the power to manipulate and control those around him.
Remini also reveals that Tom Cruise allegedly used his influential position to intervene in Scientology-related matters outside the church. It is claimed that he intervened in a real estate deal involving the head of the family of a former Scientologist and even tried to have a Scientology "behavioral modification" program established at an FBI field office. These claims raise questions about the extent of Cruise's involvement in the church's affairs and his potential misuse of power.
Furthermore, Remini alleges that Tom Cruise's association with Scientology has negatively impacted his personal relationships. She claims that his dedication to the religion caused rifts between him and his previous wives, Mimi Rogers and Nicole Kidman. It is suggested that these relationships failed because Cruise prioritized Scientology over his marriages.
In addition to his personal life, Remini states that Tom Cruise's involvement with Scientology has had a detrimental effect on his professional career. According to her, the church played a significant role in his divorces and was involved in damaging public relations incidents that affected his image and credibility as an actor.
Another shocking claim made in the memoir is that Tom Cruise was aware of the abusive treatment endured by members of Scientology's Sea Org, a paramilitary group within the church. Remini alleges that he turned a blind eye to the emotional and physical abuse inflicted on its members, including harsh working conditions and forced separations from their families.
Finally, Remini asserts that Tom Cruise received special treatment within Scientology, with the church allegedly carrying out audits on members close to him to ensure their loyalty and dedication. These audits supposedly involved intrusive and personal questioning, potentially infringing on privacy and personal rights.
Leah Remini's memoir sheds light on the secretive world of Scientology and uncovers shocking allegations about Tom Cruise's involvement with the organization. These claims raise concerns about the potential abuse of power within Scientology and the impact it may have had on Cruise's personal and professional life.