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Tom Cruise Denies Xenu

By June 24, 2005

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Xenu was a galactic overlord who, 75 million years ago, brought billions of people to Earth to execute them. Their souls stuck around, though, and continue to harm the living. This is the basis of Scientology. So why is Tom Cruise denying Xenu?

The Washington Times reports:

The Boston Phoenix said its reporter, Gary Sussman, asked Cruise at a press conference promoting the new movie "War of the Worlds" to talk about his religion in the context of the movie's theme -- an alien invasion of Earth from outer space. The paper said Cruise "snapped" in response to the question.

"What paper are you from?" said Cruise.

Neither this nor any other report I've seen has provided the full account. I saw the exchange on television and the reporter asked about whether the theme of the movie resonated with Cruise's religion. Cruise asked why that might be the case and the reporter responded with a reference to how Scientology includes beliefs about aliens visiting Earth in the distant past.

Cruise's response here was something like "That's not true."

I'm pretty sure that Cruise is far enough along in his Scientology training to have been made aware of Xenu and all the nutty alien stuff, so why would he not be honest about Scientology's beliefs?

Oh, right, because he doesn't want people to realize that he believes all that nutty alien stuff. I guess I can't blame him.

In case you haven't seen it yet, I came across a video of Tom Cruise murdering Oprah. That laugh will give me nightmares....

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They’re not allowed to speak of Xenu to non cult members. LRH says ppl will die of pneumonia if hearing the story if they aren’t a certain level (OT3 i think)

July 19, 2009 at 7:13 pm
L.Ron(2)

Yes….Bob is correct. I am sooooooo sorry to all my followers that I have betrayed you. Please forgive me. Now, you must denounce Scientology and accept Christ or risk eternal hell with me.

January 30, 2010 at 3:36 pm
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