In the world of Scientology, Tom Cruise is practically Jesus if Jesus had the balls to do his own stunts. And that’s not even an exaggeration. It’s literally coded into their religion that Tom Cruise can use The Force.
Rolling Stone reports:
Both of Natalie’s parents are Clear, she says. Her grandmother is what’s called an “Operating Thetan,” or “OT.” So is Tom Cruise, who is near the top of Scientology’s Bridge, at a level known as OT VII. OTs are Scientology’s elite — enlightened beings who are said to have total “control” over themselves and their environment. OTs can allegedly move inanimate objects with their minds, leave their bodies at will and telepathically communicate with, and control the behavior of, both animals and human beings. At the highest levels, they are allegedly liberated from the physical universe, to the point where they can psychically control what Scientologists call MEST: Matter, Energy, Space and Time.
Thankfully, members like Leah Remini have started blowing the whistle on the church despite its well-known history of intimidation. This time around, she’s blowing up Tom Cruise’s spot, presumably after watching the world give him a pass because Mission: Impossible - Fallout was surprisingly decent.
In an interview with The Daily Beast, Remini makes it 100 percent clear that unlike the average Scientologist, Cruise is not an innocent victim, and he knows exactly what the church is doing because he’s the one doing it.
“Where Tom is concerned, that is very different,” she adds. “He is very aware of the abuses that go on in Scientology. He’s been part of it.”
As for what exactly Cruise has been a part of, oh, just little things like beating the shit out of members who cross Scientology leader David Miscavige.
“He’s best friends with David Miscavige, so he’s privy to the punishments that David Miscavige doles out, and I’ve been told by a senior executive of Scientology, who was there, that David Miscavige constantly threatened the staff at Gold Base with bringing Tom Cruise to Gold Base to kick their f**king asses,” claims Remini.
She also alleges a Scientology official informed her that Cruise personally administered punishment on a high-ranking member of the church—on Miscavige’s orders.
Cool. Cool cool cool. So the next time you see Tom Cruise kicking ass on-screen, try to remember that he’s probably used those very same moves on some poor brainwashed idiot whose E-meter didn’t detect the right amount of alien ghosts, or some shit.
In the meantime, let’s make sure we’re all up-to-date on the horrible list of things that Scientology approves:
Patriarchal views on women.
Using religious methods to “cure” homosexuality.
Full-throated denial of any and all abuses.
Wow. It’s a good thing a religion like that doesn’t have a deep foothold into every single level of our government. Thank god for separation of church and state, amirite?
Why are you all looking at me like that?
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