Scientology Founder's Family Life Far From What He Preached - 2001-02-12
In divorce papers filed in Los Angeles Superior Court in 1951, Sara Hubbard said the founder of Scientology did not mention that he was already married - and had two children - when they exchanged their vows on Aug. 10, 1946.
Hubbard did not secure a divorce from his first wife until Dec. 24, 1947.
In her divorce papers, Sara Hubbard accused the self-help guru of "systematic torture, beatings, strangulations and scientific torture experiments." She also accused Hubbard of kidnapping Alexis, a story that made headlines in Los Angeles in 1951.