Thursday, April 17, 2008

Scientology celebrity escapes

Actor Jason Beghe, who appeared as Demi Moore's love interest in "G.I. Jane" as well as in episodes of "Numb3rs" and "CSI," was a member of the Church of Scientology since first taking courses in 1994. In 2005, he appeared in promotional videos for the church. He's now left Scientology and has appeared in a video made by long-time Scientology critic Mark Bunker:



UPDATE: Since YouTube has removed not only the above clip but Mark Bunker's YouTube account, here's an Australian TV news story about Beghe leaving Scientology:



Here's a rehosted version of the original interview clip:



Here's an interview of Beghe by Tony Ortega, a journalist who used to write for Phoenix New Times and New Times LA, who has written several good stories on Scientology:


3 comments:

Trott said...

It didn't take very long for that video to become unavailable from YouTube...

Jim Lippard said...

It says "terms of use violation," which probably means Scientology made a complaint about it. I hope Mark Bunker issues a counter-notice to bring it back.

Jim Lippard said...

Actually, it looks like YouTube completely removed Mark Bunker's account!