Scientology is a controversial topic in Hollywood – some celebrities consider it a religion while others consider it a sect. There are ardent supporters like Tom Cruise, Kirstie Alley, and John Travolta who often talk about the benefits the Church of Scientology has in their lives. And then there are stars like Leah Remini who reveal the damage the Church has done to individuals and their families as a result of their questionable practices.
John Travolta has just sold this huge Clearwater property near Scientology offices for $ 4 million
In recent years we have heard that more and more entertainment industry players are leaving the Church for good. Most recently, Orange Is the New Black star Laura Prepon talked about leaving after becoming a mom. “If motherhood has taught me anything so far, it is that something can work for a while and then you move on and develop from it,” she told People.
But the list of those who have left the Church of Scientology might surprise you because you probably never knew any of these celebs were members at all – we’re looking at you, Brad Pitt. Scroll down to find out more about this ever-growing list of former Scientology members.
A version of this story originally appeared in 2017.