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Read All About It! Leah’s 2015 tell-all about her experiences in the church started the storm — and her follow-up A&E TV series, Scientology and the Aftermath, has opened the floodgates of accusation and confrontation.
HEN asked about Scientology in a 2012 Playboy interview, Tom Cruise, the church’s most famous follower, said, “What’s interesting is, if I don’t talk about my religion, if I say I’m not discussing it... they’re like, ‘He’s avoiding it.’ If I do talk about it, it becomes, ‘Oh, he’s proselytizing.’ Reviewing how things can be edited and misinterpreted, I decided [when] I’m promoting a film, I’m not going to get caught up in anything else, and that includes all my personal things.” But at the Oct. 25 London premiere of his film Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, Tom launched into a passionate defense of Scientology after a reporter asked him about the controversial church. “Without [Scientology], I wouldn’t be where I am,” he told the interviewer. “It’s a beautiful religion. I’m incredibly proud.” The reason behind Tom’s