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Cruise-Holmes Divorce / Scientology #1026379

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The question of the role of Scientology in the divorce of actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes introduced.

(Los Angeles: Kareen Winter) The recruiting of Hollywood celebrities by the Church of Scientology examined; details given of the cost to the church of attracting stars; scenes shown of Cruise on "Today" in 2005 with Matt Lauer. [Former Scientologist Karen PRESSLEY†- talks about founder L. Ron Hubbard's view of recruiting big names to the church and how it was "huge" to reel in "TC"; notes the Cruise divorce is a nightmare for the church; states the church is hanging by a thread.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A statement from church spokeswoman Karen Pouw† about the church's appeal quoted.

Cooper, Anderson;
Winter, Kareen

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