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Memoir From Scientology Leader's Dad May Be Due to Leah Remini

'His story is important'

(Newser) - Actress Leah Remini, who knows a thing or two about Scientology memoirs, says she prompted the father of Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige to write his own memoir, which is slated to be published May 3, Us Magazine reports. "His story is important," Remini tells ABC News... More »

Remini's 5 Strangest Claims About Tom Cruise's Wedding

Including Suri Cruise being treated very oddly

(Newser) - During her 20/20 interview Friday, Leah Remini revealed that it was at Tom Cruise's 2006 wedding to Katie Holmes that she first began to seriously doubt Scientology. And now the New York Daily News has published excerpts from Remini's Scientology exposé Troublemaker , out tomorrow, in which she discusses... More »

Leah Remini: Scientologists Can't Criticize Tom Cruise

You're 'evil' if you do, she says in new interview

(Newser) - Leah Remini famously left the Church of Scientology, and in a new interview with ABC News , she seems to imply Tom Cruise may have been part of the reason why. "Being critical of Tom Cruise is being critical of Scientology itself ... you are evil," she says in a... More »

Drunk Driver Hits J.Lo's Car, Flees Scene: Cops

Jennifer Lopez, Leah Remini are OK

(Newser) - Authorities say an SUV carrying Jennifer Lopez, her two kids, and Leah Remini was rear-ended Saturday night by a suspected drunk driver who then fled the scene. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Sgt. Philip Brooks says Remini was driving Lopez's SUV at about 8pm and stopped at... More »

Leah Remini Explains Split With Scientology

She was worried about her daughter, for one thing

(Newser) - Seven months after famously cutting ties with the Church of Scientology, Leah Remini is opening up about why she left. The former King of Queens star tells BuzzFeed that the church made her lose sight of her family. "In my house, it's family first—but I was spending... More »

11 Celebs Who Are Godparents to Celebs

Seems like everyone in Hollywood knows one another

(Newser) - In honor of Prince George, who has seven new godparents , PopSugar rounds up 23 celebrities who are godparents of other celebrities' children. A sampling:
  • Michael Jackson was godfather to Nicole Richie.
  • Simon Pegg is godfather to Apple Martin, daughter of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin.
  • Drew Barrymore is godmother to
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We Have Good News, Bad News About New DWTS Cast

New 'Dancing With the Stars' competitors revealed

(Newser) - The bad news: Snooki will appear on the next season of Dancing With the Stars. The good news: Bill Nye the Science Guy will also appear. The cast for season 17 was announced on Good Morning America today; it also includes:
  • Valerie Harper, who played Rhoda on The Mary Tyler
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Leah Remini Files LAPD Report on Scientology Wife

The actress considers Shelly Miscavige a 'missing person'

(Newser) - Leah Remini's battle with Scientology ? Far from over. The King of Queens actress has filed a missing person report on church leader David Miscavige's wife, Shelly, Us Weekly reports. "We can confirm that the missing person report has been taken and that's all the information... More »

Leah Remini on Scientology: 'I'm Not About to Shut Up'

Opens up, a bit, about Scientology split

(Newser) - Leah Remini grabbed plenty of headlines earlier this month with the news that she was parting ways with Scientology. Now she sheds a little (just a little) more light on why, in comments made to People at a Saturday event in Malibu. The meat of her statement:
  • "I believe
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'Blacklisted' Leah Remini Quits Scientology

Faced interrogations for questioning leader: sources

(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... More »

Scientology Helps Travoltas Deal With Loss of Son: Pals

(Newser) - John Travolta and Kelly Preston have kept a low profile since losing their son Jett to a seizure in January, but friends tells People the family isn’t closing itself off. “They aren’t secluding themselves or paralyzed,” says one who’s seen them recently. “Nothing awkward... More »

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