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Leah Remini announces Scientology memoir‘Troublemaker’

2015-10-16 Source:tonyortega.org Author:tonyortega.org

According to the Underground Bunker report,Ballantine Books of Bertelsmann announced Leah Remini’s memoir is finished and coming out soon on 24 September. the book “Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology”is scheduled to be released on November 3. Now it is available for preorder on sites such as amazon、powells、Walmart.

the cover of “Troublemaker”

Since quitting Scientology,Leah has worked hard to raise her profile, appearing on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars and then in her own reality series, Along the way, she’s talked about leaving Scientology, but in largely vague terms.

Leah &Tony ortega

In an interview with cult expert Tony ortega in July 2013,she hesitated whether to write a memoir about Scientology inside, including her long process of disaffection from Scientology. They include a spectacular scene in 2006 at the wedding of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes in a castle outside Rome, which included Leah daring to ask why Scientology’s leader, David Miscavige, was there without his wife, Shelly. It is strange her words give great offense to leader of Scientology.

interview by TV

then following it up with a “Knowledge Report” about Miscavige, Leah was summoned to Scientology's Flag Land Base in Clearwater, Florida, where she was subjected to three months of interrogations and behavior modification until she agreed to drop her complaint about the head of the organization.

The good news is that what she hasn't said in the past, we can know from her new book.

Here’s the official announcement from Ballantine Books: http://www.randomhousebooks.com/books/253674/


A screenshot of Ballantine Books website

New York, NY –September 24, 2015–Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House, announced today the acquisition and publication of a memoir by actress, talk show host, and reality television star Leah Remini. In the book, Remini shares her deeply moving and eye-opening account of her thirty-year-plus association with the Church of Scientology. Entitled Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology, Remini’s book will be published on November 3, 2015 in the U.S. in hardcover, e-book, and as an audio book read by the author/actress. Executive Editor Pamela Cannon acquired from APA Talent and Literary Agency.


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A screenshot of the second-largest U.S. bookstore

In Troublemaker, Remini, best known as the star of the popular long-running sitcom King of Queens, will detail for the first time her life growing-up in the Church of Scientology and her rise to fame in Hollywood. Indoctrinated into the church as a child while living with her mother and sister in New York, Remini eventually moved to Los Angeles, where her dreams of becoming an actress and advancing Scientology’s causes grew increasingly intertwined. But when she began to raise questions about some of the church’s actions, she found herself a target, which led to her—and her family’s—break from the church. Bold, brash, and bravely confessional, Troublemaker chronicles Leah Remini’s remarkable journey toward emotional and spiritual freedom, both for herself and for her family.


After 30 years as a devout Scientologist, actress Leah Remini abruptly left the church in July 2013, Because she questioned the domination of sect leader David Miscavige ,she was interrogated and brainwashed for many years. After leaving the church, Lei Mini has been subjected to harassment by the Scientology members.

Ballantine Books is one of America's largest publishers of hardcover, trade paperback, and mass market paperback books, founded in 1952 by Ian Ballantine with his wife.