'Blacklisted' Leah Remini Quits Scientology
Faced interrogations for questioning leader: sources
By Arden Dier, Newser Staff
Posted Jul 12, 2013 7:30 AM CDT
Updated Jul 12, 2013 10:55 AM CDT
FILE - In this April 22, 2010 file photo, actress Leah Remini arrives at the Us Weekly Hot Hollywood Style Celebration in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)

(Newser) – Actress Leah Remini is publicly saying sayonara to the Church of Scientology, and sources say it's because she endured years of "interrogations" and "thought modification" for questioning leader David Miscavige, Us Weekly reports. Remini was apparently blacklisted by the church for asking an incredibly tough question back in 2006 at Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' wedding: Where is Miscavige's wife Shelly? She's only been seen once in public since 2006, sources tell the New York Post.

"When you ask a question, like, 'Where is Shelly?,' you are immediately hauled in, interrogated and asked, 'Why are you asking, who are you connected to, are you going on the Internet?'" a source told the Post. "Because Leah threatened to call the police to find Shelly, she was put through 'Security Checking,' her family was put through it, and her friends." The Church of Scientology has denied it all, and Remini herself has kept pretty mum, too. "I am truly grateful and thankful for all your support," she said in a statement.

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Jul 14, 2013 10:54 AM CDT
I live in Clearwater, FL, and although Scientology planned to make this city a sort of mecca of the "church," they have not cultivated much goodwill here. Their church is still not complete after several years of building because the local government doesn't help them expedite or navigate around building codes, They are sort of put through the hoops- although legally. They are cooly tolerated rather than welcome in our town- and it seems like it's getting more so everywhere.
Jul 13, 2013 11:55 AM CDT
The Church of Scientology is a very Dangerous Cult. They have "Think Tanks" that research an opponanrts full History to find the target's Achilli's heel or any questionable item in his background, to magnify it to literally destroy their target by half truths and innuendo. Any membver that questions anythiong is placed i custody and brainwashed or subjected to other cruelties both mental and /or physical. Food deprivation, restrained in a Bed etc. Where did I glean this information? From MEMBERS! It is common whispers that Tom Cruise's daughter is in reality sired from Frozen sperm of L. Ron Hubbard, Hubbard was a SciFi writer that created Scientology to get around the IRS and Taxes. They bought up most of downtown Clearwater Florida and parts of Coral Gables Florida in establishing footholds. They've conned many people out of their homes, wealth and Socialk Security checks with the promise of care. Scientology engineered the marriages of Elvis's daughter to her first husband than the Divorce and marriage to Michael Jackson. This in their quest to gain Prioperties and wealth. Professional Members MUST tigh a goodly percentage of their incomes to the Cult or face problems i.e. personal visits etc. One of my friends had this happen. They wanted more than 20% of his Net Business income! Be carefulof FREE IQ TESTS as the Cult uses them as bait. ~Rick Magee, FL
Jul 13, 2013 5:30 AM CDT
Wow... when you get kicked out of the Scientology god-believing mafia, that's REALLY at the bottom.. that means you're... flushable !!!!!!