Leah Remini claimed Tom Cruise was conscious of the abuses that occured contained in the Church of Scientology, going as far to say that he’s “been a part of it.”
Remini, 48, instructed The Every day Beast that Cruise, one of many church’s highest rating members, acquired particular remedy by Scientologists. The “King of Queens” star was a member of the church however left in 2013. She is now an outspoken opponent of Scientology and spoke about it with different former members in her Emmy Award-winning sequence “Scientology and the Aftermath.”
“Scientologists are instructed that Tom Cruise is saving the world single-handedly, so he’s thought-about a deity inside Scientology. He’s second to David Miscavige— the savior of the free world. Tom is even referred to as ‘Mister Cruise’ by workers members,” she instructed the Beast.
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The “Kevin Can Wait” star additionally claimed Scientologists be certain Cruise doesn’t see supplies with “something disparaging about Scientology.”
“They’ll go as far as, if he’s going to stroll a sure place, they’ll be certain there are not any magazines which are anti-Scientology, so he can’t see that,” she mentioned.
Remini defined she believed others thought Cruise was “an harmless sufferer in all of this” however mentioned the “Mission Not possible” actor could be very a lot conscious of what goes on contained in the church.
“The place Tom is anxious, that could be very totally different,” she mentioned. “He’s very conscious of the abuses that go on in Scientology. He’s been half of it.”
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Remini attributed Cruise’s standing and information of abuse within the church to his shut relationship with Scientology chief David Miscavige. She mentioned the “Prime Gun” star is “not in the identical class as the common Scientologist.”
She additionally claimed an official contained in the church instructed her Miscavige ordered Cruise to dole out punishment on a high-ranking member.
Cruise has come beneath hearth earlier than for his affiliation with the controversial faith. Within the 2015 documentary “Going Clear: Scientology and the Jail of Perception,” former members claimed they had been requested to assist “facilitate” the breakup between him and Nicole Kidman, who was not a Scientologist.