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Greta Van Susteren, Scientology celebrity


Current lifetime: Born June 11, 1954 in Wisconsin
Most famous for: Quitting Fox News in the wake of Gretchen Carlson’s sex harassment lawsuit
Joined Scientology: Late 1980s, probably through her husband, retired attorney John Coale
Fun Scientology completion: OT 4, 1994

Greta shattering suppression: (Greta never says anything about Scientology publicly.)

Greta is one of the great enigmas of Scientology. She’s a dedicated member, but never says a thing about Scientology in public and never goes to its big events. And our Celebrity Centre source assures us that she’s a “Bitter Ender,” someone who is not about to defect anytime soon.

“She’s a mystery. I’ve only rarely seen her around the Celebrity Centre,” says our source. “But she’s decided that Scientology helped her with something in her life, and she’s dedicated to it. With her background in news, she’s privy to stuff that other Scientologists don’t see or hear. But she has adopted the them-against-us mentality, which is reinforced by how few other journalists there are in the church. It will be interesting to see where she lands after leaving Fox News, but she’s not about to leave Scientology.”


May 27, 2015: John Coale, Greta Van Susteren, and the miracle of Scientology drug technology: A meditation


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