March 6, 2015 Alex Gibney Chelsea Pictures 33 Bond Street Unit 1 New York, NY 10012 By e-mail: Re: Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief Dear Mr. Gibney: In the recent televised interviews or discussions about Going Clear, you and Lawrence Wright called out Scientologist celebrities Tom Cruise and John Travolta to get Scientology head David Miscavige to answer his accusers for his actions. From the TimesTalks discussion: LW: And the reason we're calling out Cruise … [Read more...] about Letter to Alex Gibney on the IRS deal, public policy, and calling out Rathbun and Rinder
Now that Tom Cruise v. Bauer Publishing has been dismissed, I will publish my November 11 letter to the defendants and their attorneys, who I understood at the time were involved in the case. My letter is relevant regarding the Scientologists’ Suppressive Person doctrine far beyond Cruise’s narrow claim against Bauer for the way they portrayed his application of the doctrine to his daughter and wife after they fled. I assume the Bauer people and attorneys shared my letter with Bert Fields, et … [Read more...] about Re: Tom Cruise v. Bauer Publishing Company, et al.
Translation of an article published in Russian on June 1, 2011 on the website of Komsomolskaya Pravda: http://msk.kp.ru/print/article/25695/897953 Ex-legal officer of the Scientology organization Gerald Armstrong: "I landed in a jail for cult members because I got into an argument with the secretary of Hubbard's third wife" In the U.S., his former coreligionists long ago declared him an outlaw [discussion] by Alexey Ovchinnikov Photo: Marina Volosevicha and AP June 1, … [Read more...] about Alexey Ovchinnikov: Komsomolskaya Pravda (1 June 2011)
April 9, 2008 Dear Mr. Cruise: As the putative second in command of the Scientology religion or organization, and as ecclesiastical head David Miscavige’s best friend, or vice versa, you are very aware of who I am. You are also aware of the Scientology v. Gerry Armstrong contract and injunction, and you are aware of the actions to enforce them over the past many years. You cannot but know that you have been a beneficiary in the contract and injunction since the first time you … [Read more...] about Open letter to Tom Cruise, Scientology v. Armstrong beneficiary