Entertainment Is Lisa Marie Presley Taking Down $cientology?!!!

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  1. DiamondGoddess

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    http://www.pajiba.com/celebrities_a...cientology-courtesy-of-lisa-marie-presley.php

    The cracks accrued by Katie Holmes, Leah Remini, and Going Clear in place, Lisa
    Marie Presley is ready to break this whole thing, according to Tony Ortega, the
    king of Scientology exposure journalism.

    Presley was a long-time member of the church, brought in by her mother,
    Priscilla. In the last four years, Presley has separated herself from
    Scientology. With her defection, she has, according to Ortega, performed a great
    deal of personal investigation into the organization. She has been working
    closely with Ron Miscavige, father of David Miscavige, the leader of the church.
    Miscavige, a formerly devout Scientologist for 40 years and now literal escapee
    from the organization, has written a book about his experiences and his son,
    filled with chilling stories like this:

    A father and son private investigator team, Dwayne and Daniel Powell, had been
    found to be carrying a massive arsenal of weapons and ammunition that included
    an illegal homemade silencer. Facing ten years in federal prison, Dwayne Powell
    and his son spilled their guts to police in taped interviews. They admitted that
    they were being paid $10,000 a week to follow Ron on behalf of his son, David
    Miscavige, and the Church of Scientology.

    At one point, they say in the interviews, they saw Ron clutch at his chest and
    thought he might be having a heart attack. When they called for instructions,
    they said David Miscavige himself got on the line and told them to do nothing.
    “If he dies, he dies,” Miscavige told them, according to the Powells.

    Presley has lived her entire life in the spotlight and she’s learned a thing or
    two about media management—and more importantly, how to take a motherfucker
    down.

    Our sources tell us that she hired an attorney in Los Angeles, someone who
    specialized in the media. That attorney obtained copies of the police interviews
    and police reports from the 2013 arrest. And then, the attorney strategically
    fed that material to three media organizations.

    For print, the Los Angeles Times, for online, TMZ, and for television, NBC.

    It was a savvy move by Lisa Marie. TMZ had been Scientology’s lapdog for several
    years, doing the church favors when it wanted to slime a former member, or
    ignoring Leah Remini’s defection from the church in 2013, for example.

    The Los Angeles Times, meanwhile, had done legendary work exposing Scientology
    in the 1990s, and even as late as 2005 it did a major piece on David Miscavige
    and the Int Base. But since then, the newspaper has shown almost no curiosity
    about the church’s controversies in its own backyard. The L.A. Times has still,
    for example, not written anything about the Los Angeles billboard about
    Scientology disconnection that has garnered so much interest by other news
    organizations around the world.

    But this material, dropped in their laps by Lisa Marie’s attorney, was
    impossible to ignore. And each of them did strong pieces that showed up on April
    8 last year, and were picked up everywhere. It may have been David Miscavige’s
    most damaging news all year.

    This may be difficult to understand in a post-couch jump world, but news
    organizations have long tucked their tails and run from Scientology stories, due
    to its infamous harassment tactics. Still to this day, it’s rare to see major
    news orgs cover something like this—particularly TMZ, which, as Ortega notes,
    has been pretty soft on Sci presumably for the connections.

    Go Ron, and go Lisa Marie. Let’s watch this thing burn.

    >>>I loooooves me some LMP; and she's got the balls, money, fame, and protection to do this!!!
     
  2. wigtropolis

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    get francis from house of cards to deal with it
     
  3. DiamondGoddess

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    lols

    I find the leaks in the $cientolo dike interesting.
     
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    I kinda doubt it, her mother is still deeply involved. I'm surprised LMP isn't declared a SP.
     
  5. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    Some people try too hard at life. I think Scientologists are in that group.
     
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    I'm sure she has.
     
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    They say she has the goods on them
     
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    I really hope LMP speaks up and tells all the truth. Leah Remini was weak and wimpy and revealed basically nothing about the cult (maybe in her book, didn't read it).

    What I'm really shocked and repulsed by is "TMZ had been Scientology’s lapdog for several
    years, doing the church favors when it wanted to slime a former member, or
    ignoring Leah Remini’s defection from the church in 2013, for example.".

    I thought Harvey was a decent guy... he's obviously a real huge piece of crap though.
     
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    wgas/wgaf. they don't force people to join. stupid people receiving stupid consequences for their stupid decisions don't get me riled up.
     
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    Her book actually revealed a lot.

    I have a family member lost to those cult thugs.
     
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    They may not force people to join, but they force people to stay!
     
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    I knew that TMZ was paid by the Kardashians to cover them, but being in bed with the $cientolos is a whole 'nutha level of ick!!!

    Makes me wonder if Harvey is a $cientolo, or just will take $$$ from anybody.

    TMZ does get a lot of inside dirt!!!
     
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    I don't think Harvey was paid off, he probably just wants celebrity access. He was waiting to see which way the wind blows as far as what was the best move to push his gossip rag. If he could get more eyes and celeb access he would sell out his grandma. Ive been following scientology since the early 90s and you have to understand back then saying anything about the church was going to cost you big time, and Harvey has been in this game a long time and prob remembers full well those consequences. He is not a social crusader, he is as gossip monger, dont expect anything out of him that doesnt promote his rag. He is basically the stern of gossip.
     
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    Did it? I'd like to read it then. Very sorry about your family member... it's true, they're lost when they get involved in this. There's hope though, sometimes they escape on their own. I think you can actually hire people to help lure or basically kidnap them and try to deprogram them. I guess that's very risky though.
     
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    Great post, thin!!!

    $cientolo does pull A list celebs.

    Harvey's job is indeed to spill gossip, and nothing beyond that.
     
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    Oh fuck, the Kardashians pay them too? They definitely pay the DailyMail... everyday there's numerous wonderful positive stories on them. I don't know if Harvey's one, but truly a douche bag he is.
     
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    Commenters say that on TMZ, and the daily drip of stories on the basically uninteresting K klan makes me think they are getting paid.
     
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    Yeah they really have great insight and inside stories about all things scn. Back in the day the newsgroup alt.religion.scientology use to be were ex scientologists and critics hung out, but nowdays its the exscn forums.
     
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