Top 10 Celebrities Who Left Scientology

  • Published on Jun 17, 2018
  • Top 10 Celebrities Who Left Scientology
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    The Church of Scientology may have some big names, but they couldn’t keep these notable ones. Stars like Brad Pitt, Katie Holmes and Christopher Reeve have all dabbled in Scientology, before deciding it wasn’t for them. WatchMojo is counting down the top 10 stars who left Scientology.
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  • kai89tracid
    kai89tracid 20 hours ago

    Imagine she was there since child

  • Poetic Frost
    Poetic Frost 2 days ago

    Leah Remini?!?! I don't know who that is.

  • P Jj
    P Jj 5 days ago +1

    take in zero taxes....somebody needs to fkn fix this

  • P Jj
    P Jj 5 days ago +1

    Seinfeld was in a cult?????

  • Jay Boogie
    Jay Boogie 6 days ago

    I don't understand how people could be so dumb and blind any church that ask for money I'm not talkin about a donation I'm talking about hundreds to thousands of dollars and that use physical and mental abuse isn't a church it's a cult why you think they try to keep people out of it any church allows newcomers but these people depend on the Rich and famous for connections and finances.

  • CitizenSnips
    CitizenSnips 6 days ago

    Religion is a pyramid scheme. Scientology is just a more obvious one, because it’s new.

  • Josh Cantrell
    Josh Cantrell 6 days ago

    Now they all join the mainstream religions like Oprahism or VooDoo

  • Shivani
    Shivani 6 days ago

    Scientology doesn't want poor people.

  • Jenny Piper
    Jenny Piper 7 days ago


  • Max Epic
    Max Epic 8 days ago

    Yes, you must not criticize the Miscabbage or you get sent to the Hole.

  • Real Lady
    Real Lady 8 days ago

    dont fall for a lie

  • Linda Svalesen
    Linda Svalesen 8 days ago

    Who does the people in this cult vote for, do you think?

  • who knew
    who knew 9 days ago

    Now Brad Pitt is an avowed satan worshiper, or so the story goes. Freaks all

  • Ary IsLittle
    Ary IsLittle 10 days ago

    Stop calling this cult a religion. If you look at the differences between cults and religions you will truly be able to see why giving Scientology that title is just helping spread their poison.

  • moparmon
    moparmon 10 days ago

    I'm waiting for the war between Scientology and Freemasonry

  • Mister Physics
    Mister Physics 11 days ago

    Religion is a hobby, something you waste your time / money on. No one needs to respect your hobby. Keep your XXX 18+ Adult hobbies away from the children.

  • Ellen Spear
    Ellen Spear 12 days ago

    That 'disinterested', which means unbiased, impartial, should be uninterested.

  • arakis74
    arakis74 12 days ago

    635 scientologists didn't like this video

  • Steven Wilkins
    Steven Wilkins 13 days ago +2

    These people sound like ex smokers
    Nobody hates smoking more than ex smokers.

  • mary s
    mary s 13 days ago

    Thamk God they escaped !!

  • William Campbell
    William Campbell 13 days ago

    Read jesus roselly comment below.. enough said

  • PoohbearPlus
    PoohbearPlus 14 days ago

    Scientology is the biggest bunch of bullshit I ever heard of. A sci-fi writer creates a religion based on his own ridiculous and fault loaded homemade form of psychology that in turn was based on his own sci-fi stories. Now that right there is a recipe for bullshit stew - cult flavor! L. Ron Hubbard was just a delusional idiot who thought he was the modern answer to Jesus and Sigmund Freud and he was neither. Hubbard even said to his followers to don't listen to Jesus, listen to him. He - Hubbard - has all the answers, and that is something Scientology preaches to this day. What fucking stuff and nonsense. No, Jesus DOES have all the answers. Read the Holy Bible and listen to HIm. NOT L. Ron "Crazyass" Hubbard and his "religion". And guess what? Reading the Bible and following Jesus IS FREE! Yes FREE! Can you dig it? It doesn't cost you anything! Unlike Scientology which cons your ass out of $500,000 before they tell you you are spiritually okay. Maybe. As for that arrogant and violent tempered fuckface David Miscavige, Hell has a place waiting for his sorry ass. I can't wait for the day I turn on the TV and hear he has croaked.

  • ali grotts
    ali grotts 14 days ago

    The only reason these wack jobs don't kill themselves and jump on the tail of a comet is that it;s been done already.

  • nora robinson
    nora robinson 15 days ago

    Scientology is disgusting and is are ran by a psychopath.

  • Mayra M.
    Mayra M. 15 days ago

    Jason Dohring, Elizabeth Moss, Laura Prepon.... All scientologists. They should be held accountable somehow.

  • Peter Michalski
    Peter Michalski 16 days ago

    You can not be a Christian and a scientologist at the same time.

  • Imall Corkedout
    Imall Corkedout 16 days ago

    Scientology's logo is a crucifix with an "x" through it.

  • Mark Reed
    Mark Reed 19 days ago

    The missing wife of the leader should be a clue of what will happen OK

  • Eddie Hackim
    Eddie Hackim 19 days ago

    Wait, these mofos thought they could keep Jerry f'ing Seinfeld?! They thought the king of observational comedy wasn't gonna make at least a few observations?

  • Nick Nika
    Nick Nika 22 days ago

    The Arrangement.

  • ___ Arch
    ___ Arch 23 days ago

    Scientologists are the Stasi of religion.

  • Matthew Vanek
    Matthew Vanek 24 days ago

    Dude it’s insane how powerful a religion that was created by a science fiction author can get. Like how crazy does that sound? A whole religion was created by a nerdy science fiction author n somehow became this huge thing to this day. N also how crazy these ppl are n how crazy they are about their religion. I guess Christians can be the same way when they get those people on the side of the street preaching all this shit so I guess it’s the same thing or can be. However they may preach but they don’t say that their religion is superior to all others and say they are the leading authorities on huge topics like getting people off drugs n health stuff like that. Even tho they believe they are more knowledgeable then doctors or nurses lol

  • Ethan Winograd
    Ethan Winograd 24 days ago

    scientology is batshit but their music is absolutely batshit. they have MULTIPLE albums including an album with john travolta where the lyrics are just L. Ron Hubbard quotes. It’s like the gospel but SO much funkier

  • Sean Inness
    Sean Inness 24 days ago

    It's a cult and to be avoided at all costs.

  • baby Jesus
    baby Jesus 25 days ago

    Great video . Had a lot of info I’ve never heard

  • - M4gnix -
    - M4gnix - 25 days ago +1

    In fact Scientology created
    The Mk Ultra mind control shit
    They just did the right decision
    They should join Euthanasia
    Instead and kill themselves for the worlds peace >:)

  • Red_Dog1880
    Red_Dog1880 25 days ago +1

    Should have mentioned Jason Beghe. Together with Leah he's been instrumental in showing what Scientology really is.

  • george davis
    george davis 28 days ago

    Fahkin queers

  • James
    James 29 days ago

    I hate Seinfeld. Luckiest man alive. Speaking voice is like a twat, not funny and his shows is shit. Not funny.

  • Kevin Moore
    Kevin Moore Month ago

    Here in San Francisco in the 1970's young Scientologists would hang out on busy street corners downtown, "FREE Personality Test!" So a lot of us would take it. This was of course before any of us knew what Scientology actually was. I was in my late teens and after the test they offered me a job; WOO! HOO! I needed the work at the time. I went through the introduction and everything was fine - they did not say much about the real stuff behind it all. Then they said, "Now, you can't tell anyone about any of this. You understand that, right?" No, I didn't understand that. In any event, my day was over, I said "Bye-bye" and never set foot in anything like that again. Bye-bye, Scientology!

  • Colin12475
    Colin12475 Month ago

    that down in your book in great big letters. The only way you can
    control anybody is to lie to them."
    -L. Ron Hubbard

  • Colin12475
    Colin12475 Month ago

    that down in your book in great big letters. The only way you can
    control anybody is to lie to them."
    -L. Ron Hubbard

  • brett 2004
    brett 2004 Month ago +1

    All religions are cults. Christians, Muslims...all just as crazy as Scientologists. Unfortunately, few speak out against religion as a whole

  • aasim aziz
    aasim aziz Month ago

    One word: Xenuuuuuuu..... ;)

  • George Ramirez
    George Ramirez Month ago

    Hollywierd is almost as bad almost!

  • Arctic Winter
    Arctic Winter Month ago +3

    Scientology: A business, or a criminal organisation, mafia, operating worldwide under the pretense of being a "church" or a "religion"

  • Dorothy Lenz
    Dorothy Lenz Month ago +1

    Unfortunately people believe what they want to believe without checking it out for real and seeing for themselves.

  • ichiban2point0
    ichiban2point0 Month ago

    Only weak minded and weak willed people join Scientology and other religions.

  • Maximos Rahmati
    Maximos Rahmati Month ago

    I do believe in the cause and am committed to our righteous attempt to a comprehensive solution for it. This is beyond anything I can decide on my own. This is an order from above, and I am in full compliance. Unless you choose to kick me off. I know that this video is because of a lack of a better comparison; otherwise, it is apples and oranges.

  • AdamG1983
    AdamG1983 Month ago

    I hated these celebs because they were Scientologists
    I don't hate them anymore

  • Chaos: International

    Scientology likes money

    celebrities are money

    these celebrities happened to be in Scientology and came out with lots of money

    its so obvious that they profited off of this, and NOW theyre profiting off of YOUR love to HATE this bullshit/scientology

  • William Ford
    William Ford Month ago

    Miscarraige is the leader with the mostest @ St Hill Manor.

  • Russell Brown
    Russell Brown Month ago

    Stop saying 'watchmojo' so FUCKIN WEIRDLY

  • jennifer jordan
    jennifer jordan Month ago

    I thank God everyone left and was unharmed

  • Lorraine Glessner
    Lorraine Glessner Month ago

    Psychos conning those desperate to help themselves and willing to pay big bucks for it. Hubbard said the best way to make huge money was to start your own religion. Read CULT.

  • Kylo Ren
    Kylo Ren Month ago

    Tom Cruise is still in this church.

  • Gothboi .
    Gothboi . Month ago

    I’m a muslim and i don’t have any problem with any religion but scientology is not a religion it’s a cult that use famous people for there money, i really hate when i see famous actors i love like laura prepon and danny masterson in such a scam, that i really don’t know why they don’t see the real picture about this cult, i mean it’s obvious you can’t join the cult if you’re poor i hope this cult comes to an end they call themselves a religion, how cam this be a religion if you don’t practice any spiritual act like praying .

  • mark sanders
    mark sanders Month ago

    Jack Parsons and L Ron Hubbard founded JPL. Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena.

  • ReetaR
    ReetaR Month ago

    Those people are dangerous and evil. Anyone still in is too far gone. I spent 40 years as Fair Game, and there is an endless list of things they do to ruin your life. I have PTSD and am on disability because of it. They also hurt my son. My advice? Burn it all to the ground.

  • C.K. Blackwood
    C.K. Blackwood Month ago

    Thanks for shouting out the bravery of the family members who left, WM! The Church of Scientology is a nightmare organization

  • Selmanovic Jasmin
    Selmanovic Jasmin Month ago

    This cult is true EVIL

  • Dee Boy84
    Dee Boy84 Month ago

    What kind of church has a leader that beats his staff lol

  • Console Gamer
    Console Gamer Month ago +1

    You know its a scam when a so called church makes you pay for a course ($20,000 and up) in there religion to be in it. And thats just one course out of many to be a full member. Ex Scientologist have reported paying millions and still not being top members. I cant think of any Sunday school class at any other church that charges you a dime to go to. Most churches are satified with just a $20 donation.

  • quercus
    quercus Month ago

    Every religion has their flavor of kool-aid. If you can get enough followers your cult is a religion. They all want to run the world and kill everyone that doesn't belong.

  • FAR Q 2
    FAR Q 2 Month ago

    Sounds a lot like Islam

  • janet jackson
    janet jackson Month ago

    clear? or clear of all your money?

  • Diogo Pinto
    Diogo Pinto Month ago

    Still better than marrying Michael jacko

  • Eliseo Garcia
    Eliseo Garcia Month ago +1

    those that left are smarter than Tom Cruise

  • No-Conspiracy No-Jobs
    No-Conspiracy No-Jobs 2 months ago

    Church of Scientology is cult, 4 profit, & if you leave, they will cut you off from your friends family with the wall of proxy communications surrounding you & profit from treatment of their fake diseases. It's A Disney VA program. Expect ALS from Palin, Cancer, & RCA Bipolar. All predatory fake diseases

  • Tom Underwood
    Tom Underwood 2 months ago

    Thanks for having 1/2 a brain & leaving a Cult funny how a insane science fiction writer can create a religion & idiots eat it up

  • Paul Babcock
    Paul Babcock 2 months ago

    I thought Brad Pitt was atheist rather than christian.

  • Azriel Hopkins
    Azriel Hopkins 2 months ago

    I simply

  • ruth bashford
    ruth bashford 2 months ago

    Can you join Scientology if you are poor?

  • Matthew Scott
    Matthew Scott 2 months ago

    I doubt Cruise, Travolta or Kirste Alley will ever leave. There are three celebs I do hope leave. Elisabeth Moss (main character June/Offred, Handmaids Tale), Laura Prepon (Donna, That 70’s Show & Alex, Orange is the New Black) & Juliette Lewis (HBO’s Camping, The Other Sister, Gilbert Grape etc). They’re all talented, beautiful, lovely women & They’re 36, 39 & 45 respectively. Still young enough to break free. We can only hope.💚✌🏻

  • Meechi Maye
    Meechi Maye 2 months ago

    Making a religion secretive is a manipulation to draw people in. Then brainwash them in the cult.

  • anne hudson
    anne hudson 2 months ago

    tom cruise is such a wanker..cant act his way out of a paper bag.....he has 2 kids with Nicole..and she has NOT been in her
    world since they split because she is 'dissocieted' by scientology,,,NOT allowed to be at her sons wedding????? that church is just another cult ran by a meglomaniac………………………….time for them to go my friends ANNIELEE

  • Nick Carlson
    Nick Carlson 2 months ago

    I knew Scientologist turned anti-Scientologist Leah Remini would be #1,

  • Nick Carlson
    Nick Carlson 2 months ago

    Don Simpson and Christopher Reeve RIP

  • Andrew Stuart
    Andrew Stuart 2 months ago +1

    Scientology is without a shadow of doubt, a pseudo religious CULT. How can you tell? - where a spirit (permeating atmosphere) of 'control' has manifested itself throughout the whole leadership of the organisation from the TOP down. Where members or even those in leadership positions within, MUST submit to all the very bizzare rituals within this 'psycho' organisation. This is just one of the tell-tale signs of the very definition of what a CULT actually is. It is always fascinating, that when people LEAVE this cult - they always never have any wonderful stories to tell, instead they feel that they are constantly living in fear and watching over their shoulder in fear of reprisal and organisational bullying retribution!

  • mo brown
    mo brown 2 months ago

    California people are weird lol

  • spunbearing65
    spunbearing65 2 months ago

    Scientology practices antisemitism and the elite of Hollywood said nothing. They openly harass people who disagree with their idiotic views and prosecutors do nothing. Miscavige minions stalk former members and police do nothing.
    Sooner or later someone will prescribe a liberal dose of napalm to Scientology and these same self appointed monks better maintain their silence and inadequate activities.
    Equality is a bitch and so is Miscavige

  • My Thoughts
    My Thoughts 2 months ago

    There is a reason Jerry Seinfeld and Brad Pitt are A class people and highly respected.
    They don't go in with the idea of the masses,
    "oh scieontology is bad don't go near it they will brain wash you"
    or the other way
    "oh scientology is the best tom cruise is on it so it is the best, it is just like any religion and community the best"
    Instead they use their brain, they go they try it they experiment with it, see what it has to give and if it gets weird they leave.
    If it helps them they decide to stay.
    I think there is something good in scientology but there is a lot of bad, wish someone would go in gather all the good and give it for free.
    I hate people like Leah Remini , she doesn't have a brain herself, when she was in she said it was good and great, now that she is out she says it is worse than the devil and worse than hitler.
    She just likes to make her the story the center of attention.

  • Jason Weber
    Jason Weber 2 months ago

    I'm just waiting for Tom cruise to open up his dumb mind and leave that cult...

  • Nick Varga
    Nick Varga 2 months ago

    B .jk

  • Paul Lannister
    Paul Lannister 2 months ago

    Kind of interesting Hubbard meet with Aleister Crowley. Scientology big in Hollywood, Scientology=MKultra project.

  • Kenyetta Ready
    Kenyetta Ready 2 months ago

    Why isn't Kristie Alley on this list?

  • mgoldingy61
    mgoldingy61 2 months ago

    L ron Hubbard couldn't write anything that made sense. His intellect was poor but he could write things very fast. Only the weak minded and easy disillusioned would believe and follow a religion that he wrote.

  • catnipkit Choppers
    catnipkit Choppers 2 months ago

    Jerry left because he wasn't master of his domain.

  • JeffTheHokie
    JeffTheHokie 2 months ago

    Tom Cruise an "A lister"? You have got to be kidding.

  • Aila
    Aila 2 months ago

    Scientology is seriously scary

  • J Doh
    J Doh 2 months ago

    Look up the definition of “cult”, America is a large cult.

  • forti tude
    forti tude 2 months ago +2

    Scientology is Banned in Germany . Official reason "we saw this in the past". Says everything !

  • Saddam Hussein
    Saddam Hussein 3 months ago

    If Scientology isn't a cult. Then you might as well say Heaven's Gate wasn't a cult either.

  • Oppressed Nolonger
    Oppressed Nolonger 3 months ago

    Well the whole thing was dreamt up by a quintessentially deceptive, cerebral psychopath: Hubbard. Even one of this p-paths' natural born children discoverered just how deviant was the originator of this 'scientology'. The adult child of the psychopath (hubbard) left town, changed his name , started a new life and went "no contact" with the father. This is a MAJOR red flag well acknowledged by survivors of psycopaths. VERY common response to a psychopathic spouse/ family member etc. Should they be so lucky..

  • Mashanty Davis
    Mashanty Davis 3 months ago +1

    if Scientology is against gay/ lesbians Will & jada smith son is gay 🤔

  • Michael LaRocque
    Michael LaRocque 3 months ago

    i am going to have to disconnect from all of you SP MOFO's .. hahahhaahahahaaaa

  • Cory Hudson
    Cory Hudson 3 months ago

    I think maybe people would be less outspoken (a little, maybe) if this group (I refuse to call it a religion) were to refer to themselves as The Cult of Scientology, and not The Church of Scientology. All members I've ever talked to, defend their insaine origin story by L. Ron Hubbard by saying Christianity and it's origin is "similar" and I'd viewed as outrageous by non-believers. To that I say, Jesus wasn't a sci-fi author who went to great lengths to surround himself with as many little boys as possible. Mainly because Christ wasn't a pedophilia practicing crazy person. Those people are dangerous, fanatical, lunatics that will eventually cause a great deal of problems to anyone and everyone....

  • agizzy23
    agizzy23 3 months ago

    Honestly, I’m not one to criticize religion. And it’s not the religion’s beliefs about self help, spirituality, etc that’s bad. It’s the part where they start charging money and such for e meters. And forcing your kids into it (as with any other religion).

    • Ell Ess
      Ell Ess 12 days ago

      agizzy wrote: "I’m not one to criticize religion." You should. Why is there a taboo against criticizing religion? There shouldn't be. Why are most religions afraid to have people ask questions and criticize? This has been going on for far to long. It is how the indoctrination of religious beliefs continue from generation to generation.

  • MsJenn1985
    MsJenn1985 3 months ago

    If you’ve got to pay money to be part of a religion then it’s. Not a religion xx

  • Frank Stein
    Frank Stein 3 months ago

    answer me this, if lisa marie presley left scientology, why is she with her family who state that her daughter and mother are still into scientology? she is either lying about her leaving or her mom and daughter are still into the cult or they left. who is telling the truth here?