Leah Remini is an actress, an author and one of the most well-known figures to publicly leave the church of Scientology.
Remini may have spent 30 years in quiet dedication to the church, but there is nothing soft about her resurfacing. The 46-year-old has almost made it her mission in life to hit out at what lies beyond the church’s secretive gates.
The former King of Queens star released a book that damned the church in 2015, titled, Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology.
Remini has since launched an eight-part documentary series, Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath, that premiered this week.
The Binge podcast hosts Laura Brodnik and Rosie Waterland were blown away by the premiere episode of the salacious series.
“We found out that Tom Cruise’s house is being staffed by Scientologists. All the stuff about alleged abuse,” Laura said.
“It kind of crosses over from being juicy to being truly disturbing.”
Rosie discussed how Remini has included videos taken before she left the church in the new series.
“I think it’s kind of brave of her to put that stuff up there,” Rosie said.
“She was clearly brainwashed.”
Listen to Laura and Rosie discuss the juiciest parts of Leah Remini’s new show.
Remini’s multi-pronged attack on her former church may seem unstoppable, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t responding to her show.
A website has recently launched that hosts a variety of character assassinations on the actress and her alleged true motivations.
The site is called “Leah Remini: Aftermath: After Money” which is a direct twist on the documentary series’ name, Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath. The site claims to be operated by the Church of Scientology.
“Leah Remini is in it for the money and now tries to pretend otherwise. Her claim on Today that, ‘I’m not going to get a dime,’ as executive producer of her new reality TV show is disingenuous. Ms. Remini obviously is being compensated for this show, just as she profited from her book,” the website reads.
“She needs to stop blaming the Church and others for all of her personal and professional setbacks and take responsibility.”