Going Clear with Scientology Member Turned Whistleblower Tom Devocht - 2015-04-03
g Clear, the HBO documentary on Scientology, and the sinister truth about the church is discussed with former Scientologist, Tom Devocht. His decades-long exploitation by the group, the dark side of David Miscavige, and how Scientology corrodes the will of members from the Sea Org up to Hollywood stars including Tom Cruise are exposed by the whistleblower in an uncensored Media Mayhem, hosted by Allison Hope Weiner.
GUEST BIO: Tom Devocht is a former member of the Church of Scientology who has since departed the group and appeared in the HBO Documentary, GOING CLEAR.
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EPISODE BREAKDOWN: 00:00 Welcome Tom DeVocht to Media Mayhem 01:55 Did he have reservations about participating in Going Clear? 02:40 Going Clear's depiction of Scientology. 04:00 Being in the church of Scientology as a child. 06:10 How did the church get away with working children and not educating them? 08:00 What was happening at Hemet. 12:00 DeVocht's relationship with Miscavige. 18:45 Miscavige's violent tendencies. 25:00 Miscavige's pathological paranoia, fear of children, and thetans. 26:50 Sea Org members couldn't have children. 27:35 Tom Cruise and David Miscavige 31:55 Why did Miscavige care about who Tom Cruise was dating? 33:55 How Katie Holmes came to be in the church. 35:32 Why Shelly Miscavige disappeared. 36:44 Scientology's view of homosexuality. 37:40 How many times did Miscavige beat DeVocht before he left? 42:20 Who did DeVocht leave behind when he left the church? 44:30 Growing up in the church. 45:42 Marriage in the church. 48:35 Shelly's disapproval of David Miscavige's behavior. 49:45 Is there a successor? 51:00 How are celebrities and their children treated differently in the church? 51:55 Why does DeVocht feel the need to speak out against the church? 53:35 Thank you and goodbye.