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Leah Remini Reportedly Producing TV Series on Scientology and 'How It Rips Apart Families'

by Elisa Osegueda 1:42 PM PDT, June 29, 2016
Playing Leah Remini Reportedly Producing TV Series on Scientology and 'How It Rips Apart Families'

Leah Remini has even more to say about Scientology.

According to Tony Ortega, who worked on the HBO documentary Going Clear, the actress is working on a new show spotlighting Scientology and its effects on family life.

"Remini is working on a television series about how Scientology rips apart families," Ortega tells ET, who admits he's known of the project for quite some time. "After I talked to a family recently that had been filmed for the series, I decided it was time to say something. I think it's going to be a great show, and I look forward to seeing it."

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The 46-year-old actress had a very public split with the Church in 2013, and went on to publish a tell-all book, Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology, detailing the inner-workings of Scientology and Church leaders.

In an interview with Buzzfeed in 2014, Remi credits her daughter, Sofia, now 12-years-old, as the number one reason for exiting the Church.

"She was getting to the age where the acclimation into the Church would have to start," Remini explained. "It includes having children answer questions like, Have you ever pretended to be ill? Have you ever decided you didn't like some member of your family? Have you ever been a coward?"

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"In the Church, you're taught that everybody is lost," Remini added. "They say they're loving, caring, non-judgmental people, but secretly, they were judging the world for not believing what they believed. To me, that is not a spiritual person. That's a judgmental person and that is the person that I was. I was a hypocrite, and the worst thing you can be in this world is a hypocrite."

The Church has previously denied all of Remini’s allegations and released a statement claiming that bitterness and anger are common threads in her life. 

"Leah Remini knows the truth she conveniently rewrites in her revisionist history," the statement reads in part. "The real story is that she desperately tried to remain a Scientologist in 2013, knowing full well she was on the verge of being expelled for refusing to abide by the high level of ethics and decency Scientologists are expected to maintain."

Watch the video below to learn more about Remini's memoir:

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