In an interview with ITV News about the controversial organisation, Tom, who rarely comments on his religious beliefs, said: "It's something that has helped me incredibly in my life; I've been a Scientologist for over 30 years. It's something, you know, without it, I wouldn't be where I am. So it's a beautiful religion. I'm incredibly proud."
The author mixes the media inside details with bizarre anecdotes about celebrities. There is no better example than her chapter on Tom Cruise, who is one of the most mystifying stars to cover as a journalist, from his erratic behavior to the fact that talk shows are apparently banned from asking him about Scientology
The Mission: Impossible star once wanted to make cookies which allegedly led to a meltdown when he couldn't find the cookie dough. "Tom seemed like a child who had never been told no," Leah writes, adding that Tom yelled at his assistants and then proceeded to demonstrate the positions occupied in the Scientology hierarchy
Tom and Nicole's relationship was looked upon with disfavor by Scientology officials from the start, according to the documentary Going Clear: Scientology & The Prison of Belief