There are numerous Followers Famous Of Scientology ; Actors, actresses, singers, musicians, comedians and other people from the world of celebrities.
Scientology is a famous religious movement created in 1954 by the American author of fiction L. Ron Hubbard , Who was based on the concept of Dianetics That he created and that he managed to turn into a church with a large number of members in various parts of the world.
It is believed that there are between 100,000 and 200,000 Scientology practitioners in different regions, most notably the United States, Europe, South Africa, and Australia.
The beliefs, practices and protocols followed by the church of Scientology have been constantly causing controversy. Due to the high level of secrecy of the organization that manages the church, little is known about the doctrines and rituals that develop within.
One factor that has contributed to make notoriety to Scientology is the number of Hollywood celebrities who are part of it. Many of them are very visible practitioners, who function as church spokesmen. Others, however, maintain a low profile and their affiliation to the church of Scientology is not entirely public domain.
Listing 20 of the most famous followers of Scientology
1- Tom Cruise
He is, of course, the most famous and visible spokesman of the Church of Scientology. It was introduced to the same by his then wife Mimi Rogers in 1990.
It has come to state that the practice of psychiatry should be illegal. The desire to keep herself and her daughter Suri away from the church was the apparent cause by which actress Katie Holmes decided to separate from the actor.
The star of Saturday night Fever Has been an active member of the church since 1975, having read the book Dianetics by Ron L. Hubbard. According to his own statements, the actor claims to have found in Scientology all the technology necessary to face the problems of life and to be able to help others alike. His wife, also the actress Kelly Preston, shares his religious beliefs.
3- Elisabeth Moss
The actress, who gained popularity from her participation in the series Mad Men , Has been a member of the church of Scientology since its birth. She was married to comedian Fred Armisen, who was divorced in 2010 after eight months of marriage. It is thought that their religious beliefs played an important role in the separation.
4- Danny Masterson
He rose to fame as part of the cast of the famous series That 70's Show . In various interviews he has spoken of his religion, which he defines as"the study of knowledge". He has said that, obviously, the more knowledge is acquired in a particular field, for example life, the more confidence is achieved as a person.
5 - Laura Prepon
Another actress in the series That 70's Show , Is an active member of the church. According to some reports, his level of progress is lower than that of Masterson, who has completed 11 courses.
6- Kirstie Alley
The famous actress of the series Cheers Has said that Scientology helped her overcome her addiction to drugs. "I think any religion will seem strange to those who do not,"he said of his faith.
7- Juliette Lewis
Famous for films like Cape Fear Y Natural Born Killers , The actress was also born within Scientology. He has opined that one can practice Scientology at the same time as any other religion.
8- Jason Lee
The actor in the series My name is earl Joined the church during the 1980s, before beginning to act. He has been a member of the Human Rights Citizens Commission, an organization sponsored by the church of Scientology.
9- Jenna Elfman
It was released after his participation in the TV series Dharma & Greg . She converted from Catholicism to Scientology under the influence of her husband Bodhi Elfman.
10- Giovanni Ribisi
Son of members of the church, the actor of Gone in 60 Seconds , Practices and publicly defends their religion. He has said that it is not a sect or threat and that not only celebrities practice it.
11- Lisa Marie Presley
Along with his mother, Priscilla, the daughter of Elvis Presley has been a member of the church. Recent rumors point, however, to a separation with this religious institution.
12- Chick Corea
This famous jazz performer has been very open about his religious affiliation. "I became interested in Scientology for personal reasons, wanted to cleanse myself, increase my awareness and learn about the nature of the spirit,"he said in 2001.
13- Isaac Hayes
Famous musician, deceased in 2008, who participated with his voice in the series South Park . His resignation from the series was controversial, after an episode of the same that made mockery of Scientology.
The popular musician is a member of the second generation church. According to him, Scientology has brought him many benefits.
15- Nancy Cartwright
Famous for giving his voice to Bart Simpson in the hit series The Simpsons , Has been a visible evangelizer of the church for several years.
16- Michael Peña
This young American actor, of Mexican origin, decided to join the church after listening to Jenna Elfman talk about Scientology.
17- Leah Remini
It gained popularity after participating in the series The King of Queens And was involved in the scandal when she decided to separate from the church, to which she belonged as a child. He told his experiences in the book Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology In 2015.
18- Jerry Seinfeld
The famous comedian said he practiced religion 30 years ago and attributes it to having made it funnier. As he has said, however, he is no longer a member of the church.
19- Erika Christensen
The young actress of tapes as Swimfan Has been a member of the church for many years and has consistently defended his practice. "People think it's about the Hollywood religion and we love rabbits, but they're wrong."
20- Vivian Kubrick
The daughter of legendary director Stanley Kubrick converted to scientology during the filming of the film Eyes Wide Shut, which is considered by many as a clear allusion to that religion
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