Leah Remini, a 48-year-old actress and former member of the Church of Scientology, pointed directly to Tom Cruise for her role in this community. "[Él] has personally administered punishments for high church members, "says the interpreter, who since leaving the religious movement has dedicated himself to telling everything that happens inside one of the most secret churches in the world.
Remini said in an interview with The Daily Beast, "People think that Tom is an innocent victim in all this, most Scientologists are, but he is not in the same category as the average Scientologist."
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"Tom is aware of the abuses that occur in Scientology, he has been a part of them," he adds.
Scientologists say Tom Cruise is saving the world, so is considered a deity inside the church. He is the second person with more power after David Miscavige: the savior of the free world, "says the New Yorker.
Tom De Vocht, a former member of the church's internal police force, quoted by The Daily Beast, supports Remini's claim and states that Miscavige and Cruise "are cut to the same standard." "They have very similar personalities, both tend to look at the navels. Better not look badly at them or speak ill of them.and above all, it's better not to be better than them anyway, "says the director, Miscavige was the godfather of Tom Cruise's wedding to Katie Holmes in 2006.
Karen Pouw, a church spokeswoman in the United States, expressed her rejection of Remini's statements at ET Canada: "This interview is an advertising maneuver to promote your fake reality show. As long as the entertainment media continues to imprint on Leah Remini's lies, her antireligious fanaticism will have a voice. "
When Remini left the organization five years ago, he told Ellen DeGeneres that he had done it because he "finally opened his eyes" and that although it had been difficult and he lost many friends "who were no longer allowed" Talking with her or her family , she did not regret her decision.
"When I was 16, I worked for a nearly 40-year-old Scientologist who had sex with a friend of 16. In the church, they dealt with it internally. abuses are resolved within the church, as it is an act of enmity within the organization to file charges against another member, "said the actress during a question and answer session on Reddit social network.
This is also not the first time a former member of Scientology talks about Tom Cruise. Other former religious followers told the actor that the collapse of the marriage between the Mission Impossible interpreter and his second wife, Nicole Kidman, who was not a member of the church, was induced and "re-educated" by the couple's adopted children. , Connor and Isabella, to stand against their mother.