The actress is reportedly walking away from the church after clashes with its leadership. She has issued a statement that does not mention the church, but thanks people for “the overwhelming positive response.” NBC’s Kate Snow reports.
New Yorker writer Lawrence Wright joins Morning Joe to discuss his new book "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief." Wright discusses alleged instances of abuse from church leaders, why Hollywood director Paul Haggis left the church and what celebrities get from Scientology.
NBC’s Harry Smith talks to Hollywood director and former Scientologist Paul Haggis about his decision to leave the Church of Scientology, and author Lawrence Wright discusses his new book, “Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief,” that examines the connection between the churc
Actress Leah Remini speaks at a panel discussion during the Television Critics Association Summer press tour in Beverly Hills, California, in this file picture taken July 27, 2012. Remini's departure from the Church of Scientology this week raised new questions about the relationship top leaders ass
A man walks past the Church of Scientology of Los Angeles building in Los Angeles, California July 3, 2012. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Books by American science fiction writer and founder of Scientology L. Ron Hubbard on display at the Scientology center in port city of Jaffa, Israel, where Scientology opened a new center in August.