Scientologists demand A&E Network pull former disciple Leah Remini's exposé from air - 2016-11-25

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F135.png Scientologists demand A&E Network pull former disciple Leah Remini's exposé from air November 25, 2016, Vancouver Sun

Leah Remini has reportedly demanded the Church of Scientology pay her US$1.5 million after it lobbied a TV network to get her new show shut down.

A lawyer acting for the Scientologists tried to get the show, which threatens to reveal details about the church, pulled before it airs on cable channel The Arts & Entertainment Network.

The former Kings of Queens star was blacklisted after walking away from Scientology in 2013, criticizing officials' treatment of their followers. Since then the 46-year-old has gone public with her disdain for the religion and is to reveal details about the church and former members of the religion in her series Scientology and the Aftermath, which debuts on November 29, 2016.


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