Scientology and Nation of Islam figure picks worst week to rail against measles vaccine - 2019-05-06
Rizza Islam picked the worst possible time to go on tour spreading misinformation about vaccines used to prevent the spread of measles.
Islam is both a Scientologist and a member of the Nation of Islam, and this week the news has been filled with stories about Scientology's cruise ship, the Freewinds, being quarantined over a measles case in St. Lucia and Curaçao.
But while that was going on, Rizza was in New York City and appeared on "Sway in the Morning" on Sirius XM with rapper and radio personality Sway Calloway. Rizza's affiliations with Scientology and the Nation of Islam were not mentioned during the interview, nor was the fact that he's facing felony charges for state insurance fraud in Los Angeles.