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Michelle Stafford, Scientology celebrity

Current lifetime: Born September 14, 1965 in Chicago
Most famous for: Long-running roles on the daytime soaps The Young and the Restless and General Hospital
Fun Scientology completion: New OT 8, 2015
Michelle shattering suppression: “You go in one way, then during a session, you have this realization that you have been living someone else’s viewpoint or opinion. The Survival Rundown is so simple, but then the most powerful things in life are that way.”


Says our Celebrity Centre source: “She’s best known for her work on ‘The Young and The Restless.’ She won two Emmys and had nine nominations. My impressions from being around her is that she is perfectly happy to follow the rules. She definitely left ‘Y&R’ because Michael Fairman, her longtime co-star, left Scientology and went public with it. Michelle’s solution, to abandon a very successful career, was a classic church solution. Her fans were not too happy. Now she has her Scientology Celebrity Centre clique and her kids. She has a complete bubble world. It matches her persona. She continues to support Scientology social betterment programs with her presence at numerous events. And she gets the royal treatment as an OT and celeb.”


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