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The rapey Danny Masterson movie clip someone doesn’t want you to see

Last week, one of our readers noticed quite accidentally that at, there’s a page that ranks Danny Masterson movies. Can you imagine?

And coming in way down at #22 on the list is a 2009 straight-to-DVD romantic comedy titled Made for Each Other. It stars Danny’s brother, Christopher Masterson, and also features Patrick Warburton (you remember him as David Puddy, Elaine’s lovably dim boyfriend on ‘Seinfeld’). And what our reader noticed was that in the movie’s trailer, which you can see here, Danny makes a most remarkable, if brief, appearance.

Now, unless you’ve been living under a rock lately, you probably know that Danny Masterson, the Scientologist actor known mostly for his long stint as Steven Hyde on That ’70s Show, has been under investigation since 2016 by the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office on allegations by four different women that they were violently raped by Masterson in incidents that occurred between 2001 and 2004. We’re still waiting for LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey to make up her mind about whether to charge the actor, but in the meantime the four women have filed a civil lawsuit against Masterson and the Church of Scientology for the harassment they say they’ve experienced since coming forward.

From the beginning, when we broke the news of the investigation in March 2017, we found that for a guy who repeatedly proclaims his innocence, Masterson sure wasn’t doing himself any favors with his track record of utterances and behavior. We learned, for example, that before he paid one of the women a six-figure sum to keep quiet in 2004, he had performed as a party DJ under the moniker “DJ Donkey Punch.” And when you look up that particularly distasteful phrase on the Internet, you can see that it bears a striking similarity to the kinds of anal rape that Masterson is accused of. (After making that 2004 payment, Masterson suddenly started calling himself by the less abrasive “DJ Mom Jeans.”)


Anyway, we suppose we can’t read too much into the clip we found in the trailer of Made for Each Other, but we were struck by how, once again, Danny isn’t doing himself any favors in it.

And we thought we’d see what others thought of it, so we created a GIF of it and shared it with our readers at Twitter. (In fact, you can still see it there in our account.)

But almost immediately, surely no more than a few hours after we posted that, we noticed that all trace of the clip had disappeared from Giphy itself.

Someone doesn’t want you to see that clip.

Well, thankfully, someone else has posted it to the Internet for posterity, and so we thought you’d want to get a look at Danny, in 2009, having fun talking to the camera.



We have a date! AD 70 begins on December 14 in Los Angeles!

As usual, Scientology will celebrate the new year a couple of weeks early, staging a large event at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on December 14 so that video of the event can be compiled and then shown at orgs around the world on the actual night of New Year’s Eve, December 31. Can you feel the excitement?




Leaked document of the day

From the Valley Org documents release comes this item.

Uh-oh, someone’s skipped out on their classes at the Valley Org! Three appointments in a row missed, and that person should be considered “blown” — call out the private investigators!

Well, no, Sunny Pereira tells us to calm down. “The next time they show up for course they will be sent to ethics for these no-shows,” she tells us. “If he was scheduled for Wednesday and couldn’t make it, he’d write up a long request to be excused. In that request he must state and commit to the same (and preferably more) time to be made up on course. Once he has that request approved through all applicable staff, then he is excused. But anyone could tell him no for any reason and if he didn’t show, he’d be considered ‘blown’ and in ethics for days.”

Scientology: it’s always more bureaucratic than you think.



Source Code

“Let’s start back a little further, where you will find quite a few PCs. And that is the Marcab, or the Big Dipper area of this particular galaxy, which received the immigration from another galaxy into this galaxy, and which set up a society which kept going for a very, very long time — a society which is something on the order of about 208,000 years back on the track. Now, that period rather ended and ceased and desisted for that particular society somewhere about 10,000 years ago. So you see, that is a long, rough society. Well now, oddly enough, people went out of that society as thetans and came back into it again. So you get that society, the Marcab society, punctuated with lives spent in completely unidentified, Lord-knows-where planets. And you get such odd things, you know, as fish people. You know? Well, where did they come from? Who are they?” — L. Ron Hubbard, November 27, 1959


Overheard in the FreeZone

“I have found that all my primary relationships are relationships of long duration with people I have known from many different times and places in not only this universe but also the universe outside this one… The 2D universe of the Spiritual Family… and the universes and dimensions beyond.”


Random Howdy

“In ‘Road To Xenu’ Margery Wakefield recounts sitting around in the Sea Org cafeteria watching Star Trek and they were laughing because the wogs didn’t realize that the stuff on the screen was the writer’s suppressed whole track memories. Hubbard said somewhere that science fiction, if not all fiction, was whole track memories unbeknownst to its authors.”


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

[Elisabeth Moss, Michael Peña, and Laura Prepon]

We’ve been building landing pages about David Miscavige’s favorite playthings, including celebrities and ‘Ideal Orgs,’ and we’re hoping you’ll join in and help us gather as much information as we can about them. 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!

Scientology Lit: Books reviewed or excerpted in our weekly series. How many have you read?



[ONE year ago] Leah Remini starts third season with bombshell Scientology escape story
[TWO years ago] Don’t give short shrift to one of Scientology’s most defining qualities – its arrogance
[THREE years ago] What you’ll find on the menu at the clinic run by a physician who’s also a Scientologist
[FOUR years ago] Scientology wants to force a drug rehab center on Maryland: Here’s the local county’s response
[FIVE years ago] An iconic Scientology building in Hollywood is in pre-foreclosure, and what that portends
[SIX years ago] Vivian Kubrick Surfaces in the Oddest Possible Way: At an Alex Jones Rally
[SEVEN years ago] Stephen Kent’s New Article on Scientology’s War With Psychiatry


Scientology disconnection, a reminder

Bernie Headley has not seen his daughter Stephanie in 5,641 days.
Valerie Haney has not seen her mother Lynne in 1,770 days.
Katrina Reyes has not seen her mother Yelena in 2,274 days
Sylvia Wagner DeWall has not seen her brother Randy in 1,794 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his grandson Leo in 814 days.
Geoff Levin has not seen his son Collin and daughter Savannah in 705 days.
Christie Collbran has not seen her mother Liz King in 4,012 days.
Clarissa Adams has not seen her parents Walter and Irmin Huber in 1,880 days.
Carol Nyburg has not seen her daughter Nancy in 2,654 days.
Jamie Sorrentini Lugli has not seen her father Irving in 3,428 days.
Quailynn McDaniel has not seen her brother Sean in 2,774 days.
Dylan Gill has not seen his father Russell in 11,340 days.
Melissa Paris has not seen her father Jean-Francois in 7,259 days.
Valeska Paris has not seen her brother Raphael in 3,427 days.
Mirriam Francis has not seen her brother Ben in 3,008 days.
Claudio and Renata Lugli have not seen their son Flavio in 3,269 days.
Sara Goldberg has not seen her daughter Ashley in 2,308 days.
Lori Hodgson has not seen her son Jeremy and daughter Jessica in 2,020 days.
Marie Bilheimer has not seen her mother June in 1,546 days.
Charley Updegrove has not seen his son Toby in 1,072 days.
Joe Reaiche has not seen his daughter Alanna Masterson in 5,635 days
Derek Bloch has not seen his father Darren in 2,775 days.
Cindy Plahuta has not seen her daughter Kara in 3,095 days.
Roger Weller has not seen his daughter Alyssa in 7,951 days.
Claire Headley has not seen her mother Gen in 3,070 days.
Ramana Dienes-Browning has not seen her mother Jancis in 1,425 days.
Mike Rinder has not seen his son Benjamin and daughter Taryn in 5,728 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his daughter Spring in 1,834 days.
Skip Young has not seen his daughters Megan and Alexis in 2,236 days.
Mary Kahn has not seen her son Sammy in 2,108 days.
Lois Reisdorf has not seen her son Craig in 1,691 days.
Phil and Willie Jones have not seen their son Mike and daughter Emily in 2,186 days.
Mary Jane Barry has not seen her daughter Samantha in 2,440 days.
Kate Bornstein has not seen her daughter Jessica in 13,549 days.


Posted by Tony Ortega on November 27, 2019 at 07:00

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