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Tag Archives: Scientology in popular culture

Tom Cruise’s rep shoots down Scientology marriage story

HollywoodNews.com: ‘Vanity Fair’ has released an article that goes after Tom Cruise and his religion, Scientology, as it claims that the religion was used to recruit girlfriends and his former wife, Katie Holmes. Now, Cruise’s rep is striking back against the article that says that Nazanin Boniadi was first selected to[...]

Eddie Murphy gets Oscar-hosting advice from Steve Martin – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Jon Stewart was the first former Oscar host to publicly address Eddie Murphy’s hiring for the next Academy Awards. Now Murphy’s “Bowfinger” co-star, Steve Martin – also familiar with Oscar’s unique ways – pens an open letter filled with “advice.” It’s definitely worth a read, and can[...]

Paul Haggis vs. the Church of Scientology

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: The New Yorker– venerable and respected–has taken on the Church of Scientology. Lawrence Wright’s piece, called “The Apostate: Paul Haggis vs. the Church of Scientology,” chronicles the Oscar winning screenwriter and film director’s departure from Scientology after 34 years. It’s something this reporter has written about often,[...]

‘Glee’ won’t be getting John Travolta anytime soon

HollywoodNews.com: ‘Glee’ executives have reportedly been trying to get John Travolta involved in the show, but it sounds like it isn’t quite something he’s interested in. Travolta revealed that he has been approached by ‘Glee,’ but he doesn’t think he could show everything off in just an hour, states Entertainment Tonight.[...]