Leah Remini claims she nonetheless receives threats from the Church of Scientology, two years after her docuseries “Scientology and the Aftermath” launched on A&E. “Aftermath,” now an Emmy winner, is at present on Season three.
“I get threats,” the previous member instructed the most recent situation of Us Weekly. “They attempt to destroy our lives.”
The 48-year-old defined she’s in a position to deal with the backlash from her former church as a result of “I simply realize it’s what Scientology does. They only use any avenue they’ll.”
Remini grew to become a member of Scientology at age 9 however made her exit in 2013, Newsweek beforehand reported. In 2015 she launched her memoir “Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology,” adopted by her sequence a 12 months after.
“They ship out these assault canine on social media,” claimed Remini to Newsweek. “Scientology hides behind the $three billion they’ve with legal professionals and social media. They usually, too, are pretending they’re descenders of [the] First Modification, freedom of faith and freedom of speech. And but, they assault viciously anybody talking out in opposition to the insurance policies.”
Us Weekly identified that after a particular episode about Jehovah’s Witnesses aired on Nov. 27, Scientologists blamed the present for inciting a string of arson assaults on that group in Washington state. Whereas the primary assault occurred in March 2017, eight months earlier than the particular aired, the Church of Scientology insisted that experiences of Remini trying into the Jehovah’s Witnesses had been sufficient to incite hate.
The church stated the actress “has made anti-religious bigotry her personal cottage trade.”