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Mar 10, 2011
Katie Holmes' lawyer on defamation suit: 'We need to do something about this now.' —
Type: Press
Author(s): Amanda Bronstad
Katie Holmes filed a $50 million libel lawsuit on March 1 against American Media Inc., the publisher of Star Magazine, after the tabloid published an article in its Jan. 31 issue insinuating that she had a drug addiction. The headline of the cover story was "Addiction Nightmare — Katie Drug Shocker! — The Real Reason She Can't Leave Tom," referring to husband Tom Cruise. The article inside the magazine described the actress's alleged dependence on e-meters, which the Church of Scientology ...
Item contributed by: Sponge
Mar 1, 2011
Katie Holmes sues Star Magazine over (E-meter drug) cover — Associated Press
Type: Press
Source: Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katie Holmes sued the publishers of Star Magazine on Tuesday, accusing them of libel over a magazine cover that insinuated she was a drug addict. The actress filed the lawsuit against American Media Inc. in federal court in Los Angeles. She said a January cover that featured the headline "Katie DRUG SHOCKER!" was false and not supported by the actual story in the magazine. The cover featured a disheveled picture of Holmes, and the story itself claimed ...
Item contributed by: Sponge
May 2, 2010
Scientology leader David Miscavige accused of snooping in secret celeb confessional files — NY Daily News (New York)
Type: Press
Author(s): Joanna Molloy, George Rush
Source: NY Daily News (New York)
[Picture / Caption: Scientology leader David Miscavige (l.) is being accused of gossiping about Lisa Marie Presley and Michael Jackson after snooping in her confidential confessional file.] The Church of Scientology is bringing down the hammer on a renegade member who alleges leader David Miscavige loves to gossip about his star parishioners. Former high-ranking member Amy Scobee claims in her just-out book, "Scientology: Abuse at the Top," that Miscavige and other officials "snooped" in confidential confessional files - a charge vehemently ...
Apr 26, 2010
Today Tonight // Scientology: Amy Scobee speaks out — Channel 7 (Australia)
Type: TV
Author(s): Bryan Seymour
Source: Channel 7 (Australia)
Inside Scientology, superstar Tom Cruise is regarded as its most dedicated follower. The mystery is why he never joined its most elite unit. Now, a former top-ranking defector who was just a teenager when recruited into Scientology says she knows why. Amy Scobee claims she knows the truth about how the cult controls celebrities, the way it handled Tom Cruise's marriage to Nicole Kidman and tells eyewitness accounts of what happens when its leader loses it. She began life and work ...
Apr 12, 2010
Was Tom Cruise worried his 'drug history' would keep him out of Scientology? — Gawker
Type: Press
Author(s): Adrian Chen
Source: Gawker
Amy Scobee is a former high-ranking Scientologist. She's about to publish a book about her time with the Church, which contains some interesting details about Tom Cruise. Last week, Cruise's lawyer has sent her an angry letter, countering the claims. Scobee, who'd been with the Church since age 14 and used to work at the LA Celebrity Centre, has spoken out before—most recently during Anderson Cooper's CNN Scientology expose. Next month, her book, Scientology: Abuse at the Top, will be (self-?) ...
Dec 21, 2009
Tom Cruise sued for allegedly spying — TMZ
Type: Press
Source: TMZ
Tom Cruise is being sued for allegedly hiring a notorious P.I. to illegally wiretap a magazine editor's phone ... according to documents obtained by TMZ. [Link to document:] The plaintiff, Michael Davis Sapir, claims Cruise, attorney Bert Fields and jailed private investigator Anthony Pellicano conspired to spy on him. There is a long history between Cruise and Sapir. In 2001, Cruise sued Sapir for $100 million after Sapir claimed to have video evidence that Cruise "engaged in a homosexual relationship." ...
Nov 10, 2009
Scientology uses Cruise’s image to coerce the faithful — First Post
Type: Press
Author(s): Tim Edwards
Source: First Post
New revelations from disaffected Scientologists suggest the cult uses Tom Cruise’s image to keep members in line New revelations about the Church of Scientology suggest Tom Cruise is fast becoming the cult's figurehead, used to inspire the faithful to acts of greatness - and to strike fear into the hearts of those who stray. A former high-ranking Scientologist claims that the cult's leader, David Miscavige, invoked Cruise's name in order to incite a mob to beat up three disaffected members, telling ...
Nov 8, 2009
Scientologists: Did Tom Cruise offer to give a beatdown to disobedient members? — NY Daily News (New York)
Jul 31, 2008
Lawsuit goes after Tom Cruise, church — Daily News
Type: Press
Source: Daily News
Tom Cruise is named in a $250 million federal lawsuit that is using the RICO statute against the Church of Scientology. Ex-Scientologist Peter Letterese, a longtime critic of the church, filed suit in Southern District Court in Florida on July 15 alleging, among other things, that members of the church harassed him after he left. In court papers provided to The News by investigator Paul Barresi, Letterese claims a member of the church phoned his lawyer at home, and when the ...
Feb 11, 2008
Letter to the Editor / Scientology should be met with tolerance — Variety
Type: Press
Source: Variety
Dear Peter, I was disappointed by your recent column on Scientology and Tom Cruise. You say some things that are surprising coming from a man of your intelligence and education. You seem to recognize that, in America, we are all supposed to be free to practice – and even preach – the religion of our choice. Then, you appear to deny this fundamental right to Scientologists because of "their beliefs and protocols." You add "To be a Scientologist is not like ...
Jan 17, 2008
As his bizarre Scientology video is revealed - is Tom Cruise out of control? — Daily Mail (UK)
Jan 15, 2008
An unauthorized Cruise. Let the attacks begin! — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Jan 15, 2008
Controversial Tom Cruise biography kept off NZ shelves — NZ Herald
Type: Press
Source: NZ Herald
Tom Cruise an Unauthorised Biography will not be distributed in New Zealand by the publisher MacMillan. The biography by Andrew Morton, author of a top selling book on Princess Diana, is understood to contain controversial assertions about the Church of Scientology. MacMillan publicist Angie Willocks said the book would not be distributed in New Zealand but that the company would make no further comment. The star's lawyer Bert Fields has previously condemned the book as "a rehash of tired old lies ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jan 8, 2008
Author is cruising for a bruising — The Times (South Africa)
Jan 8, 2008
Cruise pop-ping mad over bizarre Suri sire tale — New York Post
Type: Press
Author(s): Cynthia R. Fagen
Source: New York Post
Mega-star Tom Cruise went ballistic over the potshot claim in a blistering new biography that daughter Suri was fathered by dead Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard using his frozen sperm, the actor's lawyer said yesterday. "He's very angry," lawyer pal Burt Fields said after speaking with Cruise about the soon-to-be-released bio. Fields said that the worst of all the allegations lobbed at his longtime pal, including the sway Scientology bigwigs had over the actor's 2001 divorce from Nicole Kidman, was the ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jan 7, 2008
Cruise is second most powerful Scientologist, Morton book claims — The Independent (UK)
Jan 7, 2008
Diana author names Tom Cruise as 'World Number Two in Scientology' — Daily Mail (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): James Tapper
Source: Daily Mail (UK)
[Picture]'All lies': Cruise is considering a lawsuit Star's fury over claims by Diana author Andrew Morton: • Daughter by Katie Holmes "conceived like Rosemary's Baby" • Nicole Kidman "feared blackmail" over sex tapes made with Scientologists • Scientologists "planted meadown of flowers for Tom and Nicole to run through" • Cruise's next mission is to recruit David Beckham Tom Cruise has become the de-facto second in command of the Church of Scientology, according to a new biography - which makes an ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jan 7, 2008
Is Tom Mr Big in alien church? — The Sun (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): Tom Wells
Source: The Sun (UK)
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jan 7, 2008
Morton's Cruise Bio Claims Actor Is Scientology's Number Two — The Book Standard
Jan 7, 2008
Jan 6, 2008
A Tale of Two Cruises — FilmStew
Jan 6, 2008
Cruise attacked in shock bio — Daily Telegraph (Australia)
Jan 6, 2008
Sep 14, 2006
Will Tom Cruise's legal team quash new book? — MSNBC
Type: Press
Author(s): Jeannette Walls
Source: MSNBC
Hollywood insiders are wondering if Tom Cruise’s powerful legal team will quash a tell-all which makes some pretty shocking insinuations about the actor’s sex life. Porn producer Paul Barresi is writing a book, “Pellicano’s Enforcer,” about how he allegedly helped incarcerated former private-eye-to-the-stars Anthony Pellicano protect celebs from negative stories. In one chapter that’s been posted on an Internet site, Barresi tells how someone came to him trying to sell a story about Cruise — similar to the one that Cruise ...
Jul 24, 2006
Tom Cruise, Steven Spielberg Spat Explained —
Type: Press
A new report finally reveals the real reason why director Steven Spielberg was angry with Tom Cruise during the promotional tour for their movie "War of the Worlds” – and not surprisingly, it has much to do with Scientology. At the time, the New York Post reported that Spielberg was furious with Cruise because he had been "ranting” against "the widespread use of Ritalin to treat unruly children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder.” Spielberg was upset because he knew children who ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jan 9, 2006
Cops probe Tom Cruise guru — National Enquirer
Apr 20, 2005
Hollywood egomaniac threatens Beast over alleged "Need for Speed" — Buffalo Beast
Type: Press
Source: Buffalo Beast
"Just sue. Just do it. Sue, sue, sue. Do it. Go, go, go, go." -Tom Cruise, revealing in Details magazine how he tells his lawyer to deal with negative press. It’s been a fun couple of weeks here at the Beast. After a long, hard Buffalo winter spent slogging away, running on fumes with little relief and few rewards, the last few days have brought some cheer, and put some gas in our tank. Smiles abound in the usually ...
May 3, 2001
Tom Cruise sues gay porn actor — ABC News
Type: Press
Source: ABC News
Tom Cruise is involved in a blockbuster lawsuit that sounds more like a script for a saucy Hollywood drama. Cruise has issued a $100 million defamation suit against porn star Chad Slater, who goes by the stage name Kyle Bradford, after Slater reportedly told a French paper he had a gay love affair with Cruise that resulted in the breakup of his 11-year marriage to Nicole Kidman. "While Cruise thoroughly respects others' rights to follow their own sexual preference, he is ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jun 28, 1999
Defenders of the faith should stand at ease — Daily Variety (Hollywood, California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Peter Bart
Source: Daily Variety (Hollywood, California)
THE MOST MAIL Daily Variety has received this year about a single article has come in response to a story that the newspaper will never run. The subject was Scientology and its influence on Hollywood. The story was in the process of being researched by our film editor, Dan Cox, who recently left the paper to accept a job as a literary agent without finishing the article. In approaching his story, Cox was impressed by the fact that the Scientologists, who've ...
Feb 25, 1997
Scientology's "Holocaust" // Is Hollywood on the wrong side in Germany's "Church" vs. state furor? — Salon
Type: Press
Author(s): David Hudson
Source: Salon
BERLIN — “Historically inaccurate and totally distasteful." Strong words from Madeleine Albright, who had good reason to apply them. America's new secretary of State was referring to the widely publicized statement by Oliver Stone, Dustin Hoffman and other Hollywood celebrities equating Germany's current treatment of the Church of Scientology with the Holocaust. When she met with German Chancellor Helmut Kohl last week, Albright was committed to bringing up U.S. "concerns" about Germany's treatment of Scientologists. At the same time, she clearly ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
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