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Danny Masterson gets boost from Mom & brother Chris, who secure his $3.3 million bail

[Carol Masterson, her husband Rusty Tweed, and Christopher Masterson]

One of the side stories we’ve been watching in relation to the criminal prosecution of Scientology celebrity Danny Masterson has been the $3.3 million bond he put up to keep himself out of jail while he’s awaiting trial, which is scheduled for August 29.

He’s facing allegations of []


L. Ron Hubbard’s galactic adventure: 36 years since the Scientology founder left the planet

 January 24, 1986. That’s the day that a 74-year-old man in poor health had another stroke and perished in a motorhome parked at a ranch in Creston, California. []

Scientology on the Autobahn: Selling blue sky to the Germans and Swiss back in the day

[Bruce Hines]

Bruce Hines has another piece for us today from his time in Scientology. Make sure you see his earlier pieces for us here, and []

Scientology is begging members to download the new Freewinds app, and we’re green with envy

 We’ve been hearing from several of our sources who tell us they’re getting sent these slick come-ons for the new Freewinds app. How exciting!

Who needs a new ship to replace the bucket of bolts that spends (almost) all of its time tied to a dock in Aruba when you can repackage it with a sweet []

After huge court victory, women suing Danny Masterson and Scientology issue statement

[Plaintiff Chrissie Carnell-Bixler and Danny Masterson]

We received this statement today from attorney Nina Hawkinson on behalf of the plaintiffs suing Danny Masterson and the Church of Scientology, who won a huge victory Wednesday in a California appeals []

More documented proof from Scientology itself of its steady shrinkage

 For years we’ve been telling you that Scientology is struggling as its membership dwindles. Here and especially at Mike Rinder’s website, information collected from the church itself reveals that its claims of rapid “expansion” are hollow. []

SCIENTOLOGY ARBITRATION DENIED: Appeals court revives lawsuit by Masterson accusers

[Chrissie Carnell-Bixler and Danny Masterson]

In a 39-page ruling, a California appeals court struck down a lower court’s decision that had derailed the lawsuit filed by Danny Masterson’s rape accusers against the That ’70s Show actor and against the Church of Scientology and its leader, David []

Journalist John Connolly dies at 78, was outed in 2011 as Scientology spy by Mike Rinder

[John Connolly in 2013, photo by Rommel Demano/Getty Images]

The New York Post has reported that journalist John Connolly died Saturday at 78 after a brief illness, according to his longtime []

Leah Remini interviews one of the original online troublemakers: Andreas Heldal-Lund

[Andreas and Tory in Toronto, 2015]

For their podcast this week Leah Remini and Mike Rinder talked to one of the original online troublemakers, and a great guy we have had the pleasure of knowing for many []

You recruited people to Scientology: After you’re out, how do you deal with the regret?

 This week on Facebook Karen Pressley, the former Celebrity Centre executive who published her memoir Escaping Scientology in 2017 and appeared on Leah Remini’s A&E series, posted something we thought was really worth bringing to your []