Leah Remini Talks About Dumping Scientology On Her New Reality Show


In a new clip from her TLC reality series, Leah Remini: It’s All Relative, Leah Remini keeps it real as usual about her falling out with Scientology.

Watch the preview here, which features Remini sitting around a dinner table with relatives as she breaks down what it means to leave the Church:

“If you make a stink in the public world, they call you a suppressive person, which means the church has put a stamp on you that says you are bad. They then go to all your family and friends and say you have to disconnect from this suppressive person.”

She also explains not wanting to raise her daughter as a Scientologist:

“I decided I didn’t want to raise my daughter in the church because from what I’ve experienced and what I saw was the church becomes your everything. It becomes your mother, your father, your everything. You are dependent on the church.”

In a statement to People about the show, a Scientology rep took it back to the schoolyard, knocking Remini’s public efforts to expose the religion:

“It comes as no surprise that someone as self-absorbed as Leah Remini continues to rewrite history and exploit her former religion in a pathetic attempt to get ratings for her cable show and seem relevant again.”

Oh snap.

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Image via TLC

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