P.), who could threaten the spiritual well-being of Cruise and the two children the couple had adopted during their 10-year marriage.Cruise sued for divorce, and the children—Bella, then eight, and Connor, then six—were reportedly given a course in identifying Suppressive Persons.They and the other sources in this article, virtually all of them on the record, have been dismissed by Scientology as disgruntled apostates and worse.A lawyer for Miscavige refers to Rathbun and Rinder as “a dynamic duo of lunatic venom and untrustworthy bile” and denies that the incident above ever took place.While in Italy, Leah writes that Tom Kat asked Jennifer and Marc to go for a beachside walk with them, claiming that the newlyweds were insistent that they not leave the wedding reception early.
“You can’t do anything to displease Scientology, because Tom Cruise will freak out.” The timing was especially delicate, for Cruise was burrowing deeper and deeper into the church, and Miscavige was actively pushing him.
As Penélope Cruz became Cruise’s new love interest, she took her own set of courses, but, the sources say, she soon ran afoul of Miscavige, who dismissed her as a mere “dilettante” when it was learned that she was unwilling to forsake her Buddhist beliefs.
Cruise post-Cruz was apparently tired of having these ecclesiastical pillow fights interfere with his sex life: he needed a devout Scientologist to sleep with.
, the actress and now ex-Scientologist presents a startling account of the ill-fated wedding of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise, including shocking events she says occurred before, during, and after the big day, as well as a particularly disturbing claim regarding the treatment of the couple’s daughter, Suri.
Here are eight of the most shocking allegations from Leah’s book.
Tom and Katie’s star-studded wedding guest list included Brooke Shields.