Leah Remini Left Scientology to Protect Her Daughter

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You know, I will be honest. Scientology is a scary thing to even talk about. They are a powerful sect of people, and not the best things happen to people who speak ill of the institution. That said, it took real courage when Leah Remini left Scientology. Well, when you find out the reason she left you will respect her even more. It is no easy move to separate yourself from them, but she did it with the well being of her daughter in mind.

So Leah Remini’s daughter was turning nine, and that is about the age of the church does its first “audit” of someone. If you don’t know what that is, it is basically a sort of interrogation. They get to know EVERYTHING about you, out and in. Leah Remini left Scientology because she didn’t want her daughter to have to go through that. She also truly felt like she was expending most of her energy and time on the church, and therefore, not enough with her family. She took a good long look and realized it might be better for the whole of her family if they stepped away from it. So, in essence, Leah Remini left Scientology to protect her daughter. Not an easy move, but one we truly commend the brave actress on.

Now we just need to stand back and see if Scientology reacts and does some of the things they try to do when someone leaves. Namely, destroy someone’s name and life. No, seriously, they do that. It is called “Fair Game” in their religion, and it is pretty disturbing stuff.

Either way, much respect out to Leah Remini for seeming to understand family is the most important thing in life. Also for realizing Scientology is nuts.


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