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Tom Cruise To Defend Scientology?

11/13/2015 2:13pm EST
Tom Cruise To Address Scientology Backlash? Actor May Sit Down W
Tom Cruise is hoping to defuse the backlash from Leah Remini's Scientology tell-all "Troublemaker" by appearing in a sit-down interview, according to a new report. Cruise wants to do it "as soon as possible" because he's "sick and tired of all the rumors and accusations."

Radar Online cites a source from Life & Style, who claims that Cruise would like the interview to be conducted by Oprah Winfrey. "He’s worried that a more hostile journalist would try to paint him an bad light," the insider said.

Cruise made headlines in 2005 after he jumped on Oprah's couch while discussing his then-gir...

Leah Remini Is Practicing A Normal Religion Now

11/8/2015 11:15am EST
Leah Remini opens up about scientology
Actress Leah Remini describes her three decades in Scientology -- and how she finally broke free -- in this week's People cover story.

Remini, whose family left the church with her, dropped a bombshell with her much-anticipated book, Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology, which painstakingly details her family's life inside the secretive church since age 8 and her nerve-racking decision to leave.

Not surprisingly, Scientology came out swinging against its most famous detractor yet: "It comes as no surprise that someone as self-absorbed as Leah Remini with an insatiable craving...

Katie Holmes Accused Of 'Humiliating' Tom Cruise (Report)

11/6/2015 8:39am EST
Tom Cruise Reportedly 'Furious' With Katie Holmes For 'Humiliati
Katie Holmes recently apologized to Leah Remini for how she treated the former "King Of Queens" star in the past, and Tom Cruise is reportedly very upset about his ex-wife's statement.

Remini has spilled some juicy info about Scientology in her new book, "Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology," and revealed that Holmes had written a "Knowledge Report" about Remini's supposed actions following her and Cruise's Italian wedding. In the report, Holmes allegedly claimed: "I was dismayed at the behavior of Leah Remini during the events leading up to our wedding and our wedding. The b...

Were Leah Remini And Jennifer Aniston Once Rivals?

11/4/2015 10:45am EST
Is Leah Remini Involved In Long-Standing Feud With Jennifer Anis
Leah Remini revealed in her new book that she has had a longstanding friendly rivalry with Jennifer Aniston, calling the A-list actress "gracious."

In Remini's new memoir, "Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology," the "Leah Remini: It's All Relative" actress revealed that she and Aniston often found themselves reading for the same parts early in their careers.

"She was normal, unlike most other actresses, who would accuse you of trying to 'psych them out,' " Remini revealed in her memoir.

"So when you find someone, like Jennifer, who isn't douchey, you develop a natural cama...

Rumor Patrol: This Week's Celebrity Rumor Roundup

10/31/2015 10:05am EDT
Rumor Patrol: Leah Remini Slams Tom Cruise In Scientology Book,
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Leah Remini Slams Tom Cruise In New Memoir: Leah Remini's new memoir, "Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology" takes on the taboo subject of actor Tom Cruise, whom Remini met while she was still an active member of the church.

But she had some unkind word for the religion's most famous face after she felt threatened by the religion's security detail that followed his every move.

Verdict: ...

Leah Remini: If You Criticize Tom Cruise, You're Criticizing Scientology

10/24/2015 9:53am EDT
Leah Remini
Leah Remini is releasing a new memoir that focuses heavily on her experiences with Scientology, and in an upcoming interview with ABC she reveals that Tom Cruise was one of the reasons she decided to leave the church.

During a promo clip for the "20/20" Oct. 30 episode, she states: "Being critical of Tom Cruise is being critical of Scientology itself… you are evil."

Remini and her family joined Scientology when she was a young girl. She reveals how and why she finally decided she no longer wanted to be involved after 30 years as a member of the church.

She explains: "As time goes on, y...

Does Leah Remini's Upcoming Tell-All Have Travolta And Wife Running Scared?

10/22/2015 9:02am EDT
John Travolta And Kelly Preston 'Posing' For 'Happy Couple' Pics
John Travolta and Kelly Preston can't catch a break these days.
The latest news is rife with the buzz that John and Kelly are "faking it for the cameras," amid divorce rumors. Some even claim the Scientologists are putting on a faux united front in preparation for Leah Remini's new tell-all book on the Church of Scientology scheduled to hit bookshelves soon.

Star Magazine ran a post on Monday that suggested John Travolta and Kelly Preston are on the picture-taking circuit again. The couple recently celebrated 24 years of marriage, were seen embracing in public on October 18 in New York, ...

Leah Remini's Scientology Book To Reveal Some Juicy Details

10/16/2015 8:32am EDT
Leah Remini To Open Up About 'Prison Camp' Punishment, Behavior
Leah Remini's upcoming tell-all book about Scientology will reportedly include some shocking allegations, including how she was forced to endure "behavior modification" after confronting the church's leader.

An insider told Radar Online that the actress "dared to ask" David Miscavige "where his wife Shelly, was" when she attended Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' wedding in 2006. Miscavige, who served as the best man, reportedly doled out a severe punishment afterwards.

According to a publisher's memo about the incident, Remini was subjected to behavior modification that was described as "brut...

Leah Remini's Scientology Tell-All To Hit Bookshelves Nov. 3

10/14/2015 11:36am EDT
Leah Remini Prepares For Scientology Tell-All Backlash While BFF
While Leah Remini is gearing up for the launch of her book, "Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology," next month, the actress is preparing for the backlash she's likely to receive from the church and some of its members.

According to the Daily Mail, Remini is certain that the details she spills about blackmail and control over celebrities will make many people angry because she's exposing the inner workings of the church.

Remini spent 30 years as a devoted Scientologist, and her close friend Jennifer Lopez lent her support when she decided to leave the organization.

Over the s...

Tom Cruise Isn't Happy With Leah Remini's Upcoming Book About Scientology

10/8/2015 8:57am EDT
Tom Cruise Worried About Leah Remini's Scientology Tell-All? Act
Tom Cruise and other celebrities are reportedly preparing themselves for Leah Remini's new tell-all about Scientology.

Radar Online cites a report from In Touch magazine in which Scientology expert Tony Ortega claims: "It will be like a nuclear bomb going off in the church. It’s the inside story about how people are abused and how families are split apart, and it will be devastating."

Remini was a member of the church for 30 years, and she'll likely reveal a lot of inside information that can be damaging to others in Hollywood.

Cruise, 53, is particularly worried about the book. An insid...

Leah Remini's Scientology Tell-All Book Will Cause Trouble For Sure

9/29/2015 9:48am EDT
Leah Remini Scientology Tell-All Being Published, And Lawsuits F
Leah Remini is coming out. No, it's not what you think, but it does have to do with revelation and relief. The ex-Scientologist aka "troublemaker," has a bone to pick with the Church of Scientology. Leah is publishing a tell-all book about the inner-workings and secrets of the covert organization. Apparently, it's a no-holds-barred biography that is sure to attract a flock of lawsuits.

According to a Vanity Fair report, Leah Remini authored a book titled, "Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology." Arguably, it's appropriately named due to the likely fallout that will ensue from L...

Ex-Scientologist Leah Remini Celebrates Daughter's Baptism

9/6/2015 9:30am EDT
Former Scientologist Leah Remini Talks 'New Beginnings' After Ha
Leah Remini had her daughter Sofia baptized in the Catholic faith two years after she famously left the Church of Scientology.

The actress shared several sweet photographs of the blessed event on Instagram on Sept. 4, calling the family's embrace of the Catholic faith, "a new beginning."

In the pic, the "It's All Relative" star is seated with husband Angelo Pagan and Sophia, who was wearing a white dress.

A very special day for our little girl and her Godparents @crabichuk wanted to share with all of you #baptism #catholic #newbeginnings

A photo posted by Leah Remini (@leahremini) on...

Does Scientology Church Have A 'Dirt File' On Tom Cruise Like Presley Daughter?

8/6/2015 10:11am EDT
Ex-Scientology Insider Says Lisa Marie Presley's Quest To Help T
Days ago, fans of Tom Cruise learned about his alleged secret quest to flee the Church of Scientology.

Presumably, the Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation actor is leaning on a high-profile ex-Scientologist: Lisa Marie Presley. An update revealed that another former administrative worker with super-secret information says it's an uphill battle for Tom.

Read the Previous story: "Ex-Scientologist, Lisa Marie Presley, Reportedly Helping Tom Cruise Reunite With Suri, Threatens Church With Release Of 'Dark Secrets.'

The original story is centered on Presley, 47, expressing an interest in helping...

So This Is Why Leah Remini Left The Church Of Scientology

7/20/2015 8:25am EDT
Leah Remini
Why did Leah Remini leave the Church of Scientology after 30 years?

The former King Of Queens star is in the second season of her TLC reality TV show, Leah Remini: It's All Relative. Last week, with her mother, Vicki Marshall, at her side, Leah said her decision is largely based on keeping her family intact.

"I decided I didn't want to raise my daughter [Sophia] in the church because from what I've experienced and what I saw, the church becomes your everything. It becomes your mother, your father, your everything. You are dependent on the church."

Scientology centers on the principle...

Leah Remini Comments On Scientology Film

3/31/2015 9:40am EDT
Leah Remini
Scientology is kind of an "all or nothing" thing. Either you're a proud follower of Dianetics, or you'd prefer to have all traces of Scientology purged from history forever. It's pretty intense.

And former Scientologist Leah Remini just shored up her position on the "anti" side of things. The HBO documentary "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" aired on Sunday night, and Remini was right there along with it, tweeting her support of the film and its anti-Scientologist stance.

"Thank you to the brave who did something about it. And to those who didn't have a voice, you do now...

Drunk Driver Rear Ends Jennifer Lopez & Leah Remini

9/29/2014 9:07am EDT
Drunk Driver Rear Ends Jennifer Lopez & Leah Remini
Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini escaped injury over the weekend after the car they were driving in was struck by an alleged drunk driver on California's Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.

Lopez was at the wheel of her brand new car with her celebrity pal and their children when they stopped at a red light and another motorist hit them from behind.

The singer/actress detailed the incident on Instagram, writing: "Sitting at a light, Riding high right before some drunk fool rear ended us in my new whip!!! Thank god everyone ok!!! #GRATEFUL #THANKYOUGOD #DontdrinkandDrive!!!! #cursedthatfoolout ...

Jennifer Lopez Shares Bikini Selfie As BFF Leah Remini Asks Her To 'Be Ugly Once'

7/22/2014 1:28pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez goofed off with BFF Leah Remini last week and over the weekend, both sharing some funny videos they took of each other, and J. Lo showing off one sizzling selfie.

The two stars have been enjoying some time off in the Hamptons, and last week Jen took a secret video of her pal bopping along to Jay-Z in the car.

Remini then made her own video -- and going off on her pal for looking so damn good all the time!

"Jen asked me to meet up by the pool, right," Leah says in the video as she turns the camera on herself for a moment. "Here's me - normal."

"Look at this one, head wrap!...

Rumor Patrol: Justin Bieber Romances, Robin Thicke Bombs, 'The View' And Sarah Palin

7/13/2014 12:03pm EDT
Rumor Patrol: Justin Bieber Romances, Robin Thicke Bombs, 'The V
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Justin Bieber Dating Yovanna Ventura: Just when you thought Justin was getting back with Selena Gomez (they basically spent everyday together a few months ago, after all), it appears maybe the singer was trying to let her down gently before dropping the bomb. Justin uploaded photos of himself and the beautiful Yovanna, and by all intents and purposes it appears the two are an item. Has Justin really mov...

7 Celebrities Who Like Scientology A Little Too Much

6/4/2014 3:00pm EDT
7 Celebrities Who Like Scientology A Little Too Much
When former King of Queens star Leah Remini went on the Ellen Degeneres Show last week, she used it as an opportunity to clearly state that she believes she is better off since leaving the "religion" of Scientology last summer.

The now Xenu-free Remini stated that she and her family have found "new ways to reconnect" and that leaving the religion "has really brought us closer together."

While we're happy for Remini, but we can't help but hope that some other famous celebrities would follow her example.

Here are 7 Famous Stars Who Are A Little Too Into Scientology.

Tom Cruise


Celebrity Buddies, Really?

3/6/2014 2:00pm EST
17 Unlikely Celebrity Buddies
Celebrities will always be available to promote off their latest products, films, television shows and endorsements. Yet, they tend to keep their celebrity friendships on the down low. Some of these star buddies are surprising, some are well-known. With all the behind-the-scenes backstabbing that can go along with being in the business, it is a good thing these duos have each other to count on for some real camaraderie.

1. Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio

Leo and Jonah found friendship on the set of "Wolf of Wall Street" and have continued their relationship ever since. Said Jonah to E!,...

Leah Remini To Star On TLC Reality Series

3/6/2014 8:24am EST
Leah Remini To Star On TLC Reality Series
Former "King of Queens" star and Scientology drop out Leah Remini will star in her own reality series for TLC. The show will focus on the Brooklyn-born star and her life in Los Angeles with her husband, Angelo, and 9-year-old daughter Sofia.

Network spokesperson Nancy Daniels explained: "Leah is a no-nonsense, hard-working, relatable mom, wife, daughter, and sister. Her sharp humor and unfiltered family are a perfect match for the network."

Also featured on the show will be Remini's "eccentric" stepfather and her sister and brother-in-law, who sometimes speak in a secret coded language th...

Leah Remini: Why I Left The Church Of Scientology

2/27/2014 12:03pm EST
Laah Remini
Leah Remini has revealed in a recent interview she left the Church of Scientology for the sake of her daughter.

In a lengthy interview of Buzzfeed, Remini shared the story of how her family got involved with the group. Her mother uprooted the family and moved from New York to a Scientology compound in Florida. Remini says, "We were separated from our mother. We had to sign billion-year contracts we didn’t understand. And we kept saying, 'Why are you doing this to us? Why are we here?'"

Remini's family landed in Los Angeles soon after, where she dropped out of public school to be educated ...

Jennifer Lopez Supports Pal Leah Remini At 'Dancing With The Stars' As Bruno Tonioli Calls For More Twerking

9/17/2013 9:31pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini
Jennifer Lopez was in the Dancing With The Stars audience Monday night to support pal Leah Remini, who is paired up with pro Tony Dovolani.

"Here at #DWTS to support my girl @LeahRemini!!!! She gave it her all and couldn't be more proud of her!!!" Wrote J. Lo, whose beau Beau 'Casper' Smart sat besid her in the audience.

Remini lost a lot of friends following her split from the Church of Scientology over the summer, but according to her sister Nicole, things are just fine between the two stars.

"They're best friends, and they're fine," Nicole tells People magazine. "None of her Scientolo...

Leah Remini Lost Friends After Leaving The Church Of Scientology

9/10/2013 8:25am EDT
Leah Remini
After leaving the Church of Scientology, Leah Remini was forced to cut ties with several friends. In July, the former "King Of Queens" star announced she was quitting the controversial organization after being a member for nearly 30 years.

The actress revealed she had become uncomfortable with some of the church's practices and told Ellen DeGeneres on Monday that one of the worst parts about the split was losing some of her life-long friends.

She explained, "Over time, my eyes opened, and I just could no longer be affiliated with the organization, and my family felt the same, so we left. ...

'Dancing With The Stars' Cast Revealed For 17th Season -- We Pick The Winner

9/4/2013 3:07pm EDT
Dancing with the Stars 17th season cast
Would you believe that this is the 17th season of Dancing with the Stars? This season, ABC will be only airing one episode of the show per week instead of the usual two, due ratings slipping through the years. However, producers have pulled together a rather interesting cast of characters this season. Let's break down who we think will win it all:

Bill Engvall dancing with pro Emma Slater

We won't see much of Bill nor newcomer Emma. This is the prime suspect for first off the show. Verdict: 12th place.

Jack Osbourne dancing with pro Cheryl Burke

I'm a big fan of Jack, but it's n...

Leah Remini, Snooki Joining Cast Of Next 'Dancing With The Stars'

8/28/2013 10:01pm EDT
Leah Remini
Ex-Scientologist Leah Remini is heading to the ballroom dance floor.

The former The King Of Queens star is reportedly set to join the cast of the upcoming season of ABC's hit celebreality show Dancing With The Stars, sources tell website

Remini had a much-publicized falling out with the church in July after questioning the whereabouts of church leader David Miscavige's wife Shelly, who hadn't been seen in public in six years.

Other stars reported to appear on the 17th season of the comptetition include actress Valerie Harper, who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer earlier ...

Leah Remini Files Missing Persons Report For Scientology Leader David Miscavige's Wife

8/9/2013 10:44am EDT
Leah Remini
The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed on Thursday that an investigation regarding the wife of Scientology leader David Miscavige has been ongoing after reports that actress Leah Remini, who recently broke from the church, filed a missing persons report over the whereabouts of Mrs. Miscavige.

Police wouldn't say whether or not the actress had anything to do with the filing; however, sources told that Remini personally filed the report after leaving the church after over 30 years last month.

Shelly Miscavige has not been see in public since 2006, and church officials insist th...

A.M. Roundup: Leah Remini Vs. Scientology, Lady Gaga Goes Nude Again, Kate Upton: 'I'm Not A Toy'

8/9/2013 10:31am EDT
Leah Remini
Actress Leah Remini, who recently split from the Church of Scientology, reportedly filed a missing persons report for the wife of church leader David Miscavige. Shelly Miscavige hasn't been seen in public since 2006, prompting questions about her whereabouts and speculation over whether or not she's being punished or held somewhere by the church against her will. Police confirmed an investigation last night but wouldn't say whether or not Remini had anything to do with it. Mrs. Miscavige was later found by police, who closed the case and called the report "unfounded" according to TMZ. The c...

Leah Remini Opens Up About Leaving The Church Of Scientology

7/29/2013 9:00pm EDT
Leah Remini
Earlier this month, Leah Remini left the Church of Scientology after being a member for over 30 years. She reportedly was butting heads with leader David Miscavige and was becoming increasingly uncomfortable with some of the church's practices.

The actress has since come forward to explain her decision to leave, insisting she should have been able to question issues without fear of reprisal. She also appears to have chosen her friends and family over the church.

She told, "We stand united, my family and I, and I think that says a lot about who we are, and what we're about."

Leah Remini: 'I'm Thankful For All Your Support' Following Scientology Departure

7/12/2013 1:07pm EDT
Leah Remini
Leah Remini has thanked everyone rushing to her support after her departure from the Church of Scientology.

Remini made headlines yesterday when it was reported she quit the group. The New York Post reported she dealt with years of "interrogations," some stemming from her asking questions about Scientology leader David Miscavige's wife and the way he ran the group.

The sources say Remini was against policies barring members from questioning Miscavige's management or reporting abuse. She was also at odds with the rules making members stay away from family and friends not in the Church.