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Nov 5, 2009
Blown for Good / Behind the iron curtain of Scientology (book) - 29 Personal Jesus — BFG Books
Sep 18, 2009
Will Smith gives $70,000 to Scientology groups: Exclusive — The Hollywood Reporter
Sep 11, 2009
What goes on inside Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith's school? — ABC News
Type: Press
Author(s): Heather Downie
Source: ABC News
The New Village Leadership Academy Allegedly Mimics Some Scientology Teaching Methods Like many modern celebrity power couples, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith are not satisfied with just being actors. The couple, who met on the set of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" in 1995, have had a lot of different roles over the years, most recently founding the New Village Leadership Academy (NVLA), a private elementary school in Calabasas, Calif., which opened its doors this week for the start of the ...
Aug 9, 2009
Will Smith's Scientology ties — New York Post
Type: Press
Source: New York Post
WILL Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, deny they are Scientologists and deny the school they founded is a Scientology school — yet they've replaced the head of the New Village Leadership Academy, Jacqueline Olivier, with a woman who's studied Scientology, Piano Foster. The superstar couple had home-schooled their kids, Jaden, 9, and Willow, 7, before opening the school last September in Calabasas, Calif. They reportedly quarreled with Olivier over the school's Study Tech curriculum, which was devised by Scientology ...
Aug 5, 2009
Will and Jada fire head of their school — Radar Online
Type: Press
Source: Radar Online
Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith have fired the head of their controversial private school The New Village Leadership Academy, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively. Jacqueline Olivier - the woman the famous husband and wife enlisted to set up their Calabasas campus - was axed from her $200,000 a year position via a telephone call from the Matrix actress. "Jada phoned Jaqueline and told her that they had 'decided to go in another direction' with the school,” an insider told ...
Apr 19, 2009
An apology to Will Smith and the New Village Leadership Academy — Daily Mail (UK)
Type: Press
Source: Daily Mail (UK)
Contrary to saying last week that the New Village Leadership Academy in Los Angeles is a Church of Scientology school in fact we are assured that the academy, founded by the actor Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith, is secular, with no religious affiliation and welcomes children from all backgrounds. Apologies for our misunderstanding.
Apr 12, 2009
Suri Cruise to start five-days-a-week Scientology training — Daily Mail (UK)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Katie Nicholl
Source: Daily Mail (UK)
Tom and Katie Cruise’s doll-like daughter Suri is to be trained in Scientology after her third birthday this week. The Cruises are sending their daughter five days a week to the Church of Scientology’s £6,000-a-year New Village Academy in Los Angeles, launched last year by Tom’s friend, fellow actor Will Smith. It is staffed by trained Scientologists and lists ‘study technology’ as a key curricular focus. ‘The children have a lot of responsibilities from a very young age,’ says a source. ...
Mar 11, 2009
Jada Pinkett Smith adds 'schoolmaster' to resume — Associated Press
Type: Press
Author(s): Sandy Cohen
Source: Associated Press
Jada Pinkett Smith adds `schoolmaster' to resume By SANDY COHEN â⒬†3 hours ago LOS ANGELES (AP) â⒬†Jada Pinkett Smith is adding another title to her resume: schoolmaster. The actress-producer and her husband, Will Smith, opened the New Village Leadership Academy in Calabasas, Calif., last fall. The school is for pre-kindergarten through sixth grade. Now Pinkett Smith hopes to open a companion high school. Pinkett Smith says she decided to open the elementary school after developing a home-school program for ...
Dec 17, 2008
Will Smith Gives $1.3 Million to Charities — FOX News
Type: Press
Author(s): Roger Friedman
Source: FOX News
Just-released tax returns for movie star Will Smith’s charitable foundation show he and wife, Jada, gave $1.3 million in donations last year to a variety of religious, civic and arts groups. Smith’s biggest single contribution was, as usual, Yesha Ministries of Philadelphia. He gave the born-again Christian based organization run by Reverend James Robinson a whopping $250,000. That’s a hefty raise from the $140,000 he gave them the previous year. Another $200,000 went to a Christian ministry outside Los Angeles called ...
Oct 6, 2008
Anonymous plans zombie Scientology protest — The Register (UK)
Sep 19, 2008
Will Smith shows off Scientology brainwashing — Village Voice
Type: Press
Author(s): Tony Ortega
Source: Village Voice
Sep 16, 2008
Will Smith Clears the air — FOX News
Type: Press
Author(s): Roger Friedman
Source: FOX News
This column was the first to report that Will Smith donated money to the Church of Scientology’s LEAP program in 2006. Then came lots of talk: Will and Jada hanging out with Tom Cruise, super Scientologist, didn’t help. The Smith kids were also getting home-schooled, which put them in line with Cruise, John Travolta and others. This year, news broke that Will had funded a school in suburban Los Angeles that used one of Scientology’s study programs. It seemed like Will ...
Sep 13, 2008
Will Smith: I am not a Scientologist — Monsters and Critics
Type: Press
Author(s): Stone Martindale
Source: Monsters and Critics
Calabasas, CA. - On this past Monday September 8th, actor Will Smith met with members of Anonymous outside of New Village Leadership Academy, the private school he founded with his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith. "I am not a Scientologist," Smith told Anonymous in response to concerns that his new school would be used as an indoctrination tool for the Church of Scientology. Smith's alleged involvement in Scientology was fueled by his public friendship with actor Tom Cruise and the couple's large donations ...
Sep 4, 2008
Will Smith targeted by anti-Scientology group — Arizona Republic
Type: Press
Source: Arizona Republic
On Wednesday morning Anonymous activists picketed outside the New Village Academy private school in Calabasas, California, which is funded by Will Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, who is a follower of Scientology. Protestors - dressed in Guy Fawkes masks - held up placards emblazoned with the words 'Scientology disconnects families' and 'what church stalks critics? Scientology'. Passing children on their way to the nearby Arthur E. Wright Middle School shouted at several people, believed to be Scientologist investigators, who ...
Jul 23, 2008
Counterfeit Dreams - Chapter 15: Nine Lives, Part One
Jul 2, 2008
Will Smith's Scientology School
Jul 1, 2008
Will Smith: Getting His $100 Goat — FOX News
Type: Press
Author(s): Roger Friedman
Source: FOX News
Much is being made of the private school funded by Will and Jada Pinkett Smith in Calabasas, Calif. Over the weekend, the Los Angeles Times published an article about New Village Academy, citing its inclusion of Scientology teaching in its curriculum. Some of the teachers, the Times said, are Scientologists. The Smiths deny being members of the group. I told you in this column last year that Smith had donated money to Scientology’s LEAP curriculum. The Smiths' burgeoning friendship with Tom ...
Jun 29, 2008
Scientology is focus of flap over Will Smith's new school — Los Angeles Times (California)
Type: Press
Author(s): Carla Rivera
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
In Los Angeles' rarefied world of private schools, where tuitions are high, academics are tough and educational philosophy is taken seriously, the newest member of the tribe is getting the kind of breathless attention reserved for a music or film star. That may be because the founders of New Village Academy are themselves such stars: Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith. Entertainers have long flocked to private schools on the Westside and in the San Fernando Valley, where campuses ...
Jun 2, 2008
Will Smith's Scientology school — Marie Claire
Type: Press
Source: Marie Claire
When people first heard Will Smith and his wife, Jada, were donating $1 million to a new private school, there were cheers all round, however, the press has changed its tune after discovering the facility will be run on Scientology principles. The New Village Academy, which will open later this year, has reportedly hired a team of Scientologists to help integrate Scientology teaching methods into the school curriculum – although the dreaded 'S' word isn't mentioned anywhere on the school's website, ...
Item contributed by: Martin Poulter
Jun 1, 2008
Scientology Scandals — The Skeptic (Australia)
May 30, 2008
Will Smith Funds Private Scientology School — FOX News
Type: Press
Author(s): Jana Winter
Source: FOX News
Hollywood power couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith have won critical acclaim for pumping nearly $1 million of their own money into a new private school that will offer organic meals, laptops for every student and an environment of learning based on "equity" and "respect" to create "citizens of the world." Here's what the parents of the school's pupils aren't being told: The New Village Academy plans to use some teaching methods developed within the Church of Scientology and has hired ...
May 25, 2008
Dr. David S. Touretzky, Mark Ebner interview on Glosslip — Glosslip
Type: Radio
Author(s): Dawn Olsen
Source: Glosslip
Scientology expert and outspoken critic Dave Touretzky will be joining Glosslip to discuss his knowledge of LRH's controversial "Study Tech" and the drug addiction program Narconon. The second hour we'll be talking to best-selling author and Scientology critic Mark Ebner of the popular website Hollywood Interrupted. Ebner has written countless articles on the CoS and has been victimized by the CoS.
May 23, 2008
Church of Scientology sold, will be converted to home — Memphis Daily News
Type: Press
Author(s): Eric Smith
Source: Memphis Daily News
The Midtown property housing the Church of Scientology Mission of Memphis at 1440 Central Ave. has sold for $635,487 to David Slaughter, the church’s trustee or “mission holder,” and Bennetta Slaughter, according to The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com. The sale closed Tuesday, and Slaughter said he will renovate the 10,500-square-foot building into a residence. He said he will live in the home temporarily and eventually put it on the market once the renovations are complete. Meanwhile, the church will stay in ...
May 19, 2008
Will Smith funds school teaching Scientology creator's study method — The Guardian (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): Anil Dawar
Source: The Guardian (UK)
Actor Will Smith is funding his own private school that will teach youngsters using an educational system devised in part by the Scientology cult. The curriculum at Smith's New Village Academy of Calabasas, on which he has spent nearly £500,000, uses different educational theories including "study technology" – a learning method developed by L Ron Hubbard, the founder of the Church of Scientology. Websites dedicated to monitoring Scientologist activity are also claiming that at least six members of staff employed at ...
Mar 17, 2008
Cult Friction — Radar Online
Type: Press
Author(s): John Cook
Source: Radar Online
Cult Friction After an embarrassing string of high-profile defection and leaked videos, Scientology is under attack from a faceless cabal of online activists. Has America's most controversial religion finally met its match? By John Cook [Picture] Masked hackers have declared war on Scientology. Could the celebrity-friendly religion be in its final days? (Photo: Sam Comen) This article is from the April issue of Radar Magazine. For a risk-free issue, click here Clearwater is prepared for its enemies. It's a warm, if ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jan 9, 2008
Will Smith boosting Scientology — Daily News
Type: Press
Author(s): Ben Widdicombe
Source: Daily News
Will Smith has joined the ranks of Hollywood power players actively recruiting for the Church of Scientology. Big stars traditionally distribute "wrap presents" to crew members after completing a film. His recent gift after wrapping next summer's comedy "Hancock" was a card good for a personality test at your local Scientology center. Fun! Never mind that such tests are given free by the church anyway. The quiz is designed to convert people to the religion by identifying personality flaws that - ...
Dec 14, 2007
Will Smith's Charities Include Scientology — FOX News
Type: Press
Author(s): Roger Friedman
Source: FOX News
Will Smith — charismatic, friendly and polite — is also very charitable. His Will Smith Foundation has given hundreds of thousands of dollars to local civic organizations in the Baltimore and Philadelphia areas. Last year he was even one of the few clients of Creative Artists Agency to give money to the talent agency’s own tax-free fund ($2,500). But here’s something you don’t know: After Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett, made "Collateral" with Tom Cruise in 2004, the couple donated $20,000 to ...
Jun 12, 2007
Cruises's clinic OK — New York Post
Type: Press
Author(s): Steve Dunleavy
Source: New York Post
SHOCK and grief turned to horror when Joe Higgins helped pull the body of his brother and fellow firefighter, Tim, from the rubble of the World Trade Center. "We found him about three weeks after Sept. 11, and later, there was a bunch of us on the pile one night and I looked up," Joe was saying. "I saw this haze of dust was like a rainbow - red, blue, yellow tiny particles - and I said to the guys, 'You ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
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