Said Rinder: “Whatever their PR statements, someone auditing on OT 7 leaving her husband to have a relationship with another woman does not win you any popularity contest with Dear Leader.” Our source says that since that happened, Catherine has been “kept off lines” and “it’s all kept very quiet.” In other words, Catherine won’t be progressing up the Bridge to reach higher levels of enlightenment.
How long before Catherine tires of Scientology’s legendary homophobia and bails?
She went on to write a book about her defection, and is now working on a series about Scientology for the A&E network that may start airing as soon as January.
And earlier this year, we confirmed something we’d first raised questions about a few years earlier, that Lisa Marie Presley had left the church.
And other than CCHR, I don’t think that there’s a lot that holds her in Scientology.” Current lifetime: Born August 14, 1968 in London (age 48) Most famous for: Playing a Marine lieutenant colonel in Jag (1997 to 2005) and then the wife of an Army lieutenant colonel in Army Wives (2007 to 2013) Joined Scientology: Late 1980s, influenced by other actors as she was breaking in Fun Scientology completion: Stuck on OT 7 forever Indoctrination score: 8 out of 10 Catherine shattering suppression: “I cognited very early on that if you really want to move fast and you only have a small amount of time, come to Flag.
Go flat out, stay at Flag and just have everything taken care of for you.” Former Scientology spokesman Mike Rinder dropped a bit of a bombshell two years ago when he reported at his blog it was well known in Scientology circles that after Catherine Bell’s divorce with actor Adam Beason in 2011 she joined up with party planner Brooke Daniells.
In 2008, we wrote the first press interview with actor Jason Beghe, who had made a splash with a video denouncing Scientology after being a gung-ho member for 12 years.
Director Paul Haggis soon followed, announcing his decision to leave on Marty Rathbun’s blog.That’s a lot of pretty important stars to walk out of the joint in less than a decade. In April, we wrote a story about Lucia Ribisi leaving Scientology.She’s not a big celebrity — yet — but her father Giovanni Ribisi is.“He seems to be in a tug of war in his family right now.His grandfather, by the way, is still alive, and he’s not a Scientologist.” At this point, the pro-Scientology forces are probably winning the war, but there’s a small chance Giovanni may follow his daughter out.Both Beghe and Haggis went on to become central figures in Alex Gibney’s 2015 documentary, Going Clear.