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He was Scientology ‘I/C’ — ‘in charge’ — of Paulette Cooper’s harassment. And now he’s dead.

[Paul Pflueger and his target, Paulette Cooper]

When we were doing the reporting for our 2015 book The Unbreakable Miss Lovely: How the Church of Scientology tried to destroy Paulette Cooper, we did our best to find Scientologists who might finally come forward and talk about what they put Paulette through from 1969 to 1985 during []


Miss Lovely tells us she has a birthday wish this year, and it’s about Mr. Lovely

[Paul Noble and Paulette Cooper Noble]

Today Miss Lovely herself, Paulette Cooper, turns 79 years old. This year, she had a message for us that we were not expecting. We’ll let her tell the []

Leah Remini’s podcast: Paulette Cooper, Scientology’s ‘OG of Fair Game victims’

[Paulette in 1971, when her book about Scientology came out]

We already told you how excited we were to find out that Paulette Cooper had talked to Leah Remini for her new podcast, and in that story we provided a lengthy excerpt from our 2015 book about Paulette, The Unbreakable Miss []

Happy Birthday, Miss Lovely! And look what Paulette Cooper gave herself for a gift

[Paulette and her husband Paul Noble, with the books they published this past year. Photo by Tina Valant]

On July 26, 1942, a remarkable life began in Belgium that has become a huge part of why we watch Scientology year and year out. And now that it’s Paulette Cooper’s birthday again, we couldn’t wait to check []

On sale today: Battlefield Scientology — the best of the Bunker, with Paulette Cooper!

 Some time ago, Paulette Cooper came to us with an idea for a book. Not everyone keeps up with the Underground Bunker on a daily basis, she pointed out, and others are arriving here for the first time every day. Wouldn’t it be useful if some of the best stories from our years of Scientology []

Paulette Cooper turns 76: ‘I found my best friend from the orphanage — from 70 years ago’

[Paulette, right, and her sister Suzy, at a Belgian orphanage]

Paulette Cooper, the “Unbreakable Miss Lovely” herself, turns 76 today, and she has an amazing update for us. We are so in awe of this []

‘Miss Lovely’ as you’ve never seen her — new photos of Paulette Cooper, war survivor

[Previously the earliest known photo of Paulette Cooper and her older sister Suzy Bucholc]

One of the most rewarding experiences we ever had as a Scientology watcher started out in a Manhattan eatery and a simple []

Paulette Cooper at 75: Still unbreakable, and still Miss Lovely

 We had dinner with Paulette Cooper in Manhattan a few weeks ago, and it felt once again like we could never keep up with her. The woman has so many things going on, we don’t know how she keeps track of it all. []

Leah Remini told you about Scientology’s ‘Fair Game’ — and here’s the worst example of it

[Leah Remini, Paulette Cooper, and Paul Noble]

In this week’s episode of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath, we learned about former Scientology spokesman Mike Rinder and the “Fair Game” he’s experienced since leaving the church in []

‘The Unbreakable Miss Lovely’ audiobook on sale, and we’re doing a Reddit AMA at noon

[The lovely Paulette Cooper joins us at Reddit today to answer your questions]

One of the reasons this website exists is to support our project, started four years ago, to learn everything we could about the incredible adventures of Paulette Cooper, one of the first journalists who exposed the abuses of the Church of Scientology and []