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Media now that the HBO documentary has aired

Discussion in 'Movies, Plays, and Documentaries about Scientology' started by Free to shine, Mar 30, 2015.

  1. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    The threads we have are already way long ... this thread is intended for the media coverage after Going Clear has been aired and the brakes are off for the media!
    Except for that constant word "church", a good article.
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  2. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

  3. Leland

    Leland Crusader

    Lets all watch for a Cult "party line" spewed by true believers....(as documented in the film, with the portions about Anderson Cooper 360))

    I'm sure the Cult will put out some "talking points" and if any Cult Celebs speak up....they might be saying the same told to say by the Cult...
  4. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    Zap2it: 'Going Clear' reveals Scientology's troubling history

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    "Going Clear" reveals that Cruise has benefited the most from Scientology than any other member. The documentary claims that the Church of Scientology has decked out Cruise's airplane hanger in California, built lush resorts for him to use and bought him fancy cars. One of the most disturbing claims though is that in exchange for Cruise's support the Church attempted to groom "Homeland" star Nazanin Boniadi to be Cruise's public girlfriend before he ended up with Katie Holmes.

    These perks came only after the Church actively tried to break up Cruise's marriage with Nicole Kidman. The documentary alleges that they went as far to tap the couple's phone lines in order to monitor their conversations when Cruise was not in contact with the higher officials of the church.

    * * * * * END EXCERPT * * * * *
  5. Little David

    Little David Gold Meritorious Patron


    ET states as proven fact that "the Church" has largely discredited Marty Rathbun? They link to Scientology's site to prove "the Church" has done so?

    Comments are open on ET's site.

    "8 Burning Questions We Have after Watching HBO’s Scientology Doc, ‘Going Clear’"

    6:00 PM PDT, March 29, 2015

    "5. Did Nicole Kidman know of the wiretap allegations on her phone when she was married to Cruise? One former Church member -- who's largely been discredited by the Church -- claimed they wiretapped Kidman’s phone in order to undermine her relationship with then-husband, Cruise. (She did not participate in the documentary.)"
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  6. Lone Star

    Lone Star Crusader

    Well the poor souls over at ET can't help it. You put the entire staff together and you may just get a three digit IQ. Maybe.
  7. Panda Termint

    Panda Termint Cabal Of One

    Let the games begin! :fencing:
  8. JBWriter

    JBWriter Happy Sapien

    Sorry, Buzzfeed re-posted an article originally posted in 2013, and I posted it here.
    Now deleted the post.

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  9. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    Some Underground Bunker comments:
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  10. JBWriter

    JBWriter Happy Sapien

    Scientology responded to Going Clear :duh:....and then Alex Gibney responded to scientology's response. :thumbsup:

    Fresh from The Wrap... link to article here:

    Co$ Response To Going Clear: (I disabled the Co$ links below.)
    After reading above, Alex Gibney responded:

  11. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    Bryan Seymour has just shared an almost 8 minute interview he did today for Australian TV.

    A MUST WATCH Aussies! This is brilliant - you should see the reaction of the two interviewers after a clip from the film about the phone taps on Nicole Kidman - absolute shocked silence and dead air!! This is what it is about.

    Bryan also says at the end that it could be scheduled for cinematic release here soon.

    Yay Bryan! It was great when the interviewer talks about being worried about scientology in Australia and Bryan laid it out so well - his 80 stories and for example Shane Kelsey's shocking story.
  12. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

  13. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

  14. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

  15. JBWriter

    JBWriter Happy Sapien

    This really is a great interview.
    Thanks, FreeToShine.

    Only 2,000 scientologists in Australia? That's terrific!

  16. Leland

    Leland Crusader

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    LOL, so funny!

    (if anyone doesn't get it.....He was the "rich" character from Gilligan's Island TV show...)
  17. Panda Termint

    Panda Termint Cabal Of One

    Bryan tells us it's due for cinematic release here in Australia. I've already seen it but would LOVE to get a bunch of us Aussies together to watch it in the cinema. I've already discussed this with a couple of Exes and they're on-board.
    Anyone else up for a Going Clear party? :)
  18. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    I would but there would be some plane fares involved. :biggrin:
  19. Karen#1

    Karen#1 Gold Meritorious Patron

    Going Clear.
    The ultimate documentary revealing Internal Abuse.

    Ranking #2 in most twittered Hashtag #GoingClear
    Alex Gibney tweets
  20. JBWriter

    JBWriter Happy Sapien

    One hour ago, Leah Remini tweeted....