Leah Remini is not executed exposing the alleged abuse inside her former faith simply but. In previewing Season three of Scientology and the Aftermath, she advised the group has “dialed up” their assaults towards her.
“It has been worse this season than another season for us and for our contributors,” Remini, 48, mentioned Saturday on Ron Miscavige’s Life After Scientology podcast. “They’re sort of dialing up the assaults in that they are going after people who find themselves not used to this. They are going after people who find themselves simply good women and men who’re saying, ‘Pay attention, I wasn’t a Scientologist, however I used to be prepared to talk out,’ or, ‘I wish to know the place my member of the family is after watching Going Clear and listening to what occurred to everybody on the Gold Base.'”
“They’re getting stonewalled once more and getting attacked by Scientology. That is occurring each day…On daily basis that we’ve got filmed the present, there was some sort of assault from both Scientology…or simply common parishioners that they are activating to assault,” Remini added.
Remini was baptized and raised within the Catholic church. At 9, she turned a Scientologist when her mom joined the non secular group. She left Scientology in 2003.
After her departure from the church, Remini wrote a revealing tell-all of her experiences in 2015, referred to as Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology. Within the ebook, she claimed she misplaced an estimated $5 million to the church. This memoir was adopted by Scientology and the Aftermath, which debuted on A&E in November 2016.
Regardless of the present’s acclaim, the group denied the claims made on Remini’s sequence. The church, because of this, created an internet site to dispute the present’s remarks. “Leah Remini’s slanderous fabrications concerning the Church of Scientology, in an effort to drum up publicity for her made-up ‘docu-series,’ are despicable,” an announcement on the Church of Scientology Worldwide’s web site reads. “Her actuality present Aftermath is actually Leah Remini: After Cash. It’s nothing greater than a scripted, rehearsed, acted and dramatized work of fiction.”
The present has taken a deep take a look at Scientology as a complete. Remini, nonetheless, as soon as mentioned she’s not against investigating different religions—specifically the Jehovah’s Witnesses, a denomination of Christianity. Former Jehovah’s Witnesses mentioned the group was a cult. Like Scientology, ex-Jehovah Witnesses alleged the non secular group hides abuse.
Remini advised she could be excited by shaping Season three to look at the Jehovah’s Witnesses and different religions being deemed as cults. “I am open to doing a Season three differently,” Remini informed Leisure Weekly in September 2017. “We have been getting an amazing quantity of emails and other people contacting us by [social media] about different cults which can be related [to Scientology], so I am wanting into that.”