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When Tom Cruise go-fer and budding flak Tommy Davis was getting his Scientology hat on

 
While we’re dealing with the roller coaster ride of Leah Remini’s third season, the fun things tipsters send us keep rolling in.

So, as we wait for another devastating episode, we’re going to distract you with something odd that came across the hopper recently.

Our correspondent was perusing the wares of a thrift store in Hollywood when he stumbled upon a curious item. It appeared to be a Scientology coursebook which contained the previous owner’s handwritten responses to some exercises. When he saw who that previous owner was, he figured we’d want to see it.

Tom Davis? Getting “hatted” in 2002? Ooh, yes, this interested us…

 

 
Here’s our best attempt to decipher Tommy’s chicken scratch…

The subjects covered in these chapters are the primary Scientology services in an org. Using the data you can properly enlighten someone on their introductory services and then fully cover auditing and training thereby giving them the understanding they would need to see how Scientology can help them in their life.

If a person feels dull and lifeless and that they are not getting all they can out of life you can use the section on The Purif to elighten them…

…If you are dealing with a person who wants to understand more about themselves and why people are the way they are the chapter on training can be used to get them on the road to being an auditor.

Someone who is having emotional trouble in life and who is really being beat down by his/her environment can be enlightened on auditing using the chapter. These chapters describe all the intro routes for a new person and this is how someone gets onto and up the Bridge

This chapter gives you the real world examples of what Scientology can and does handle. Using it one can make clear to his prospect exactly how Scientology can help him/her and show that it has helped many others.

— Success stories on how Scientology helped someone with their marriage could be used to enlighten someone on how it could help their trouble marriage

— Success oon using Scientology to handle one’s children can be used to show how someone can use Scientology to handle kids better

This chapter gives you the data you need to know to be able to correct a persons false ideas

— success on the use of study tech can get someone interested in services that handle study

— Successes on

We asked technical expert Sunny Pereira for some help understanding what Tommy was doing in this exercise.

“He’s doing a course to teach him how to introduce people to Scientology. Presumably, because he’s dealing with non-Scientologists in his job, Scientology would want him to try to enlighten them to get them onto services. The course teaches him simple answers to give, and directions on various ways to say, ‘Scientology can help you with that.'”

She said it was curious that the document was printed in Denmark, and wondered if Tommy had been over there then. The timing is also interesting. In 2002, David Miscavige was working hard to help Tom Cruise recover from his 2001 divorce from Nicole Kidman by putting him through intense auditing with Marty Rathbun. The goal was to wind up Cruise to be massively gung-ho for the church again. Davis, meanwhile, had been assigned to work on Cruise’s adopted children with Nicole, Isabella and Connor, to convince them to side with their dad and consider Nicole a “suppressive person.”

Davis had been a go-fer for Cruise for some time, but as Sunny points out, he was being groomed for dealing with the public — within a couple of years he would emerge as Scientology’s most visible mouthpiece, a role for which he is still fondly remembered by a lot of our readers.

Alas, Tommy ran afoul of Miscavige and was axed as Scientology spokesman around the end of February, 2011. He and his then wife Jessica Feshbach moved to Austin, Texas, where her family had property. In 2013, Tommy testified that he was “on leave” from the Sea Org but still a member of the church. In 2014, Tommy and Jessica moved to Los Angeles, where Tommy went to work for Santa Monica real estate investor Tom Barrack. But then in 2016 Tommy was hired away by Australian billionaire James Packer, who put Tommy in charge of his North America holdings, including his interest in the RatPac mini-movie studio. But only a year later, that plum situation fell apart. Packer’s life crumbled, Tommy left RatPac and went back to work for Barrack, and he filed for divorce from Jessica.

What’s he up to now? We haven’t had a report about him in a while. How about it, tipsters? We can never get enough of Tommy D.

 

[What’s new with the new Tommy D?]

 
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Bonus items from our tipsters

Mark your calendar!

 

 
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Scientology’s celebrities, ‘Ideal Orgs,’ and more!

[Jenna Elfman, Giovanni Ribisi, and Greta Van Susteren]

We’re building landing pages about David Miscavige’s favorite playthings, including celebrities and ‘Ideal Orgs.’ We’re hoping you’ll join in and help us gather as much information as we can about them, in order to build a record and maintain a watch as Scientology continues its inexorable decline — and yes, we finally have comments working on these new pages! Head on over and help us with links and photos and comments.

Scientology’s celebrities, from A to Z! Find your favorite Hubbardite celeb at this index page — or suggest someone to add to the list!

Scientology’s ‘Ideal Orgs,’ from one end of the planet to the other! Help us build up pages about each these worldwide locations!

Scientology’s sneaky front groups, spreading the good news about L. Ron Hubbard while pretending to benefit society!

Today’s Scientology celebrity: Stacy Francis!

 

 
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Now on sale: Twice the Miss Lovely!

 
Our new book with Paulette Cooper, Battlefield Scientology: Exposing L. Ron Hubbard’s dangerous ‘religion’ is now on sale at Amazon in paperback and Kindle formats. What a pleasure it is for us to work with her on this after we wrote about her ordeal as a victim of Scientology’s “Fair Game” campaigns in our 2015 book, The Unbreakable Miss Lovely: How the Church of Scientology tried to destroy Paulette Cooper, which is also on sale in paperback, Kindle, and audiobook versions.

 
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THE WHOLE TRACK

[ONE year ago] Why is it so hard for governments to crack down on the Church of Scientology?
[TWO years ago] Tonight on Leah Remini’s series, two more families get ripped apart and ‘fair gamed’
[THREE years ago] Postscript: How David Miscavige spun the death of Lisa McPherson
[FOUR years ago] Jon Atack: How to get a convinced Scientologist on the road to recovery
[FIVE years ago] How Does Scientology Take Over a Mind? Jefferson Hawkins Tells Us About “PTS”
[SIX years ago] Vance Woodward’s Book Addicted to Scientology Is An Amazing High

 
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Scientology disconnection, a reminder

Bernie Headley has not seen his daughter Stephanie in 5,290 days.
Valerie Haney has not seen her mother Lynne in 1,421 days.
Katrina Reyes has not seen her mother Yelena in 1,923 days
Sylvia Wagner DeWall has not seen her brother Randy in 1,403 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his grandson Leo in 466 days.
Geoff Levin has not seen his son Collin and daughter Savannah in 354 days.
Christie Collbran has not seen her mother Liz King in 3,661 days.
Clarissa Adams has not seen her parents Walter and Irmin Huber in 1,529 days.
Carol Nyburg has not seen her daughter Nancy in 2,303 days.
Jamie Sorrentini Lugli has not seen her father Irving in 3,077 days.
Quailynn McDaniel has not seen her brother Sean in 2,423 days.
Dylan Gill has not seen his father Russell in 10,989 days.
Melissa Paris has not seen her father Jean-Francois in 6,909 days.
Valeska Paris has not seen her brother Raphael in 3,076 days.
Mirriam Francis has not seen her brother Ben in 2,657 days.
Claudio and Renata Lugli have not seen their son Flavio in 2,917 days.
Sara Goldberg has not seen her daughter Ashley in 1,957 days.
Lori Hodgson has not seen her son Jeremy and daughter Jessica in 1,669 days.
Marie Bilheimer has not seen her mother June in 1,195 days.
Joe Reaiche has not seen his daughter Alanna Masterson in 5,284 days
Derek Bloch has not seen his father Darren in 2,424 days.
Cindy Plahuta has not seen her daughter Kara in 2,744 days.
Roger Weller has not seen his daughter Alyssa in 7,600 days.
Claire Headley has not seen her mother Gen in 2,719 days.
Ramana Dienes-Browning has not seen her mother Jancis in 1,075 days.
Mike Rinder has not seen his son Benjamin and daughter Taryn in 5,377 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his daughter Spring in 1,483 days.
Skip Young has not seen his daughters Megan and Alexis in 1,886 days.
Mary Kahn has not seen her son Sammy in 1,757 days.
Lois Reisdorf has not seen her son Craig in 1,340 days.
Phil and Willie Jones have not seen their son Mike and daughter Emily in 1,835 days.
Mary Jane Sterne has not seen her daughter Samantha in 2,089 days.
Kate Bornstein has not seen her daughter Jessica in 13,198 days.

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3D-UnbreakablePosted by Tony Ortega on December 6, 2018 at 07:00

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Our book, The Unbreakable Miss Lovely: How the Church of Scientology tried to destroy Paulette Cooper, is on sale at Amazon in paperback, Kindle, and audiobook versions. We’ve posted photographs of Paulette and scenes from her life at a separate location. Reader Sookie put together a complete index. More information can also be found at the book’s dedicated page.

The Best of the Underground Bunker, 1995-2017 Just starting out here? We’ve picked out the most important stories we’ve covered here at the Undergound Bunker (2012-2017), The Village Voice (2008-2012), New Times Los Angeles (1999-2002) and the Phoenix New Times (1995-1999)

Learn about Scientology with our numerous series with experts…

BLOGGING DIANETICS: We read Scientology’s founding text cover to cover with the help of L.A. attorney and former church member Vance Woodward
UP THE BRIDGE: Claire Headley and Bruce Hines train us as Scientologists
GETTING OUR ETHICS IN: Jefferson Hawkins explains Scientology’s system of justice
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