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EXCLUSIVE: The Danny Masterson jury foreman speaks in first public interview

[Your proprietor and Chris Shelton, interviewing Earl]

TODAY AT SUBSTACK: If you’ve signed up for free emails at Substack, you will receive today’s feature story at your inbox: On November 30 the Danny Masterson trial ended with a deadlocked jury. Now, the jury foreman has agreed to an interview. What can we learn about what the []

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Scientology leader David Miscavige unloads epic rant about Leah Remini after mistrial

[Scientology leader David Miscavige and his nemesis, Leah Remini]

TODAY AT SUBSTACK: If you’ve signed up for free emails at Substack, you will receive today’s feature story at your inbox: Immediately after mistrial was declared in the Danny Masterson trial, a Scientology website posted a statement that has to be seen to be believed. It unloads []

EXCLUSIVE: What the Danny Masterson jury didn’t hear — The Jane Doe 1 eyewitness

[Actor, singer, dancer, producer — and former Scientologist — Damian Perkins]

TODAY AT SUBSTACK: If you’ve signed up for free emails at Substack, you will receive today’s feature story at your inbox: One of the people who was not called to testify in the Danny Masterson trial had one of the only eyewitness accounts related to []

After Danny Masterson mistrial: Transcript of the press conference and more reactions

[Philip Cohen with Bijou Phillips and Danny Masterson after the mistrial was declared. Photo by Brian Melley/AP]

TODAY AT SUBSTACK: If you’ve signed up for free emails at Substack, you will receive today’s feature story at your inbox: We detail the scene at the courtroom yesterday when a mistrial was declared at the Danny Masterson trial. []

As jury looks at Jane Doe 3, let’s keep in mind Cohen’s statement about unconscious rape

[Attorney Philip Cohen and his client, Danny Masterson]

This morning, we expect it to take quite a while for the Danny Masterson jury to get back to []

Scientology down 23 PERCENT from 2011 to 2021 in England census data released today

[London’s swinging Scientology hipsters]

We knew Scientology was hurting in England, but this is really something.

In 2011, the census of England and Wales counted only 2,418 people who identified themselves as []

Can the Danny Masterson jury figure things out today?

[Defense atty Philip Cohen, prosecutors Reinhold Mueller and Ariel Anson, and defendant Danny Masterson]

After a week off, the jury in the Danny Masterson trial will resume deliberations this morning, and we’ll be in court to bring you the []

How the Danny Masterson trial looks inside the Church of Scientology

 We’ve had a couple of good pieces this year from a former Scientology Sea Org manager who is still “under the radar” and maintains relationships with many current, active Scientologists. They wrote about the development of service contracts in the church and also how bestsellers were made of Hubbard books. And this time, we thought []

While Danny Masterson’s jury takes a holiday, we talk and talk

Let the interviews begin! Your proprietor was busy this weekend as we prepared to fly back to New York for a week off from the Danny Masterson trial. Before we could get out of town, several good folks wanted to chat with us about what it’s been like to report from the []

CONFIRMED: David Boies firm now represents Jane Doe 2 & 3 in Scientology civil lawsuit

[Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Danny Masterson]

Two weeks ago, we told you that we had confirmed something we’ve suspected for months, that high-profile litigator David Boies was interested in getting in on the action of suing the Church of []