Posts tagged "cult"

Sorry, But Tom Cruise Is Not Leaving Scientology — And He Probably Never Will

If you’ve spent any time on the internet in the last few days, you’ve likely seen a couple of posts on your favorite blogs or a few of your faves tweeting

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 7, 2015 - 9:00 am

I Watched The Bonkers Tidal Promo Video And Now I’m In A Cult

Yesterday, something called Tidal happened, and try as I did to care, I was very busy dealing with a lot of personal problems of my own like where to find…

Beejoli Shah | March 31, 2015 - 1:15 pm

Ex-Scientologist Leah Remini Declares: “No One Is Going To Tell Me How I Need To Think”

Actress Leah Remini is continuing to question Scientology less than a month after she famously left the controversial Church.
“We stand united, my family and I, and I think that says a lot…

Celebuzz | July 29, 2013 - 2:45 pm

Kirstie Alley Is Really Mad At Leah Remini

As we told you last week, the Church of Scientology has another famous defector! Leah Remini, best known for her role on “King of Queens,” has officially left the cult…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 15, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Why “The Following” Is The Worst Show, But I Can’t Stop Watching It

Do you watch “The Following,” the Kevin Bacon show about an Edgar Allen Poe-obsessed serial killer named Joe Carroll? No? Good for you. I do. And I can’t stop myself,…

Julie Gerstein | April 8, 2013 - 2:04 pm

Pray Tell: Jenna Miscavige Hill And Megan Phelps-Roper Escape Scientology And the Westboro Baptist Church

This week, two women who escaped from extreme religious sects told their stories. One escaped from Scientology, the other from the Westboro Baptist Church. Although a small number of people…

Lilit Marcus | February 7, 2013 - 2:00 pm

The Source Family Is Probably Not Much Like Your Family

The psychedelic ’60s and ’70s seemed like a sweet time to be a cult leader. Case in point: Father Yod, the legendary leader of the Source Family, a Los Angeles…

Julie Gerstein | February 6, 2013 - 11:20 am

Man With 86 Wives Defies Government Divorce Order

We’ve all dated cocky guys, but Mohammed Bello takes the cake! About a month ago, we here at The Frisky were befuddled by the story of a Nigerian man with

Simcha | September 2, 2008 - 7:30 pm

Big, Big Love: One Man, 86 Wives

While three sister wives may seem like one big, happy family on Big Love, try having 86! Mohammed Bello Abubakar, an 84-year-old Muslim preacher in Nigeria, has married more women…

Simcha | August 11, 2008 - 12:30 pm