Johannes Stamos had contact with the Church of Scientology within the Nineteen Eighties, however in the end determined to not turn into a follower of the faith.
Stamos, 60, recalled in his new ebook: For those who had advised me, that his former performing instructor’s assistant slyly handed him a Scientology ebook after class someday. “I am strolling to my automotive and Mia runs out and palms me my workbooks,” Stamos remembers. “Hey, you forgot this one.” She provides an additional ebook, the dimensions of a brick, to my pile. “Begin with this one,” she says, smiling. “I believe it would open your eyes to some wonderful issues.”
Mia then inspired him to satisfy him at an deal with in Hollywood that Stamos later found was Scientology’s well-known Celeb Middle. ‘I open the ebook whereas I am working at Yellow Basket [restaurant],” wrote Stamos. “There’s a lot concerned in management: controlling your reactionary thoughts, controlling power, controlling area, and controlling time.”
Stamos was apparently intrigued sufficient to take Mia up on the invitation, however he was turned down as quickly as he pulled into the parking zone of the Celeb Middle, which he described as “grand, ornate and creepy as f–ok – a cross between Chateau Marmont, Disney’s Haunted Mansion and a Psychological Hospital.”
Contained in the constructing, Stamos underwent a short audit session with an E-meter, though he didn’t use Scientology’s official identify for the system. (The Church claims that E-meter readings point out modifications in emotional states that enable the identification of saved engrams, that are recollections of previous traumatic occasions.)
“All I can take into consideration is the Wayback Machine The Rocky and Bullwinkle Present deployed by the genius beagle, Mr. Peabody, and his adopted human boy, Sherman, to journey via time via totally different dimensions,” Stamos recalled. ‘I’m handed two spherical issues that seem like cans. I put one to my ear and the opposite to my mouth and fake I am speaking into an old style phone: “Hiya there.”
In line with Stamos, Mia was aggravated with him, whereas ‘the unusual man’ who chaired the session squeezed his hand.
“He begins questioning me about committing crimes, asks if I’ve any unfavourable ideas about Scientology or L. Ron Hubbard and explores some unusual intercourse research,” Stamos continued. “The Wayback Machine needle pops within the nook and Mia appears disillusioned. Apparently I am not Scientology materials. Rattling.”
That was apparently the tip of Stamos’ reference to the church, which has had many well-known members through the years: Tom Cruise, John Travolta, Danny Masterson and extra. Well-known former members embrace Leah Remini And Laura Prepon.
Remini, 53, has turn into an outspoken critic of the church since leaving the group in 2013 and publishing the memoir Troublemaker: Hollywood and Scientology survive and producing the docuseries Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath.
The church has now repeatedly denied Remini’s allegations.
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