Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Lawrence Wright 's new book Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief, reveals how the church of Scientology’s leader David Miscavige lured Tom Cruise in to the discipline and how the church ruled Tom Cruise’s life, coming between him and his wives. It describes how Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidmandrifted away from the Church, which frantically tried to lure him back. Cruise renewed his commitment to Scientology and this time with renewed fervor after his divorce from Kidman and his emergence as possibly the second most- powerful figure in the Church. — Andy Lewis)
It also claims that he asked former US President Bill Clinton to use his friendship with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair to help the cult get a greater foothold in the UK.
Scientology, at best, is weird! So any revelation on it creates a ripple, However, this book is more aptly timed as last year’s events have given hype to the cult and put it under a lot of scrutiny, from John Travolta’s brushes with bad luck to Katie Holmes’ running away from Tom Cruise and their divorce, people are just bursting with enthusiasm to get their hands on the book that promises to reveal it all.