It sounds like Scientology is imploding right now, and due to an unlikely source, as Ron Miscavige, the father of Scientology ruler and puppet master David Miscavige, is the one behind the current attack. Scientology leaders are scrambling to protect the church and its most valuable asset, Tom Cruise, from a huge amount of exposure. Allegations of abuse and other misdeeds are highlighted in the new book by Ron Miscavige, 80, called Ruthless. But instead of quieting the criticism of Scientology, the damage control maneuvers by David Miscavige and his Scientology followers are just accelerating demand for the anti-Scientology book.
According to The Inquisitr, the last twelve months have been big for books speaking out against Scientology, and though members of the religion have banded together to fight the criticism from outsiders, books by Leah Remini and Jamie DeWolf, a grandson of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, have weakened Scientology’s standing, allowing more members and former members to stand firm and finally admit to abuses they have suffered or witnessed. Those who have spoken out against Scientology are shunned and abandoned by those who are still part of the church.
Tom Cruise Scientology Revelation: Is Katie Holmes Protecting Suri Cruise From Ex-Husband? – Movie News Guide https://t.co/avBXxrCkdL
— Tom Cruise Share (@TomCruiseShare) May 5, 2016
While Scientology wants people to believe that Ron Miscavige, father of Scientology leader David Miscavige and one-time member of the church of Scientology, is a nut, legitimate members of the media are embracing him and supporting the things he has to say, according to Esquire Magazine. Esquire is even sharing excerpts of the book Ruthless, which paints a picture of a cult-like religion and its out of control, Napoleonic leader, whose power-hungry methods even had him abusing his elderly father to show that nobody would stand in his way.
EXCLUSIVE: How David Miscavige lured Tom Cruise into Scientology with a ‘charm offensive’ https://t.co/JcNppiujZx
— Daily Mail Celebrity (@DailyMailCeleb) May 3, 2016
Ruthless, by Ron Miscavige, is written as a memoir by the father of the current leader of the church of Scientology, David Miscavige, who has risked everything to keep the golden goose of Scientology, Tom Cruise, happy. Today, Ron Miscavige looks back at introducing his son, David Miscavige, to Scientology as the biggest mistake of his life.
Ron Miscavige explains that procuring Tom Cruise for Scientology was the biggest achievement of his son David’s tenure as leader of Scientology, and he will protect Cruise and Scientology with his life, even if it means throwing his father under the bus. Ron Miscavige explained that being a leader of an organization like Scientology was a role that David Miscavige was born to play. Even as a child, David Miscavige only cared about himself, the way things would impact him, and the ability to hold a grudge. If David Miscavige felt you had wronged him, your name and the offense went into a black book and stayed forever, according to his father.
A spokesman for the church of Scientology says that Ron Miscavige’s thoughts on Scientology and his son David are just a detailed attempt to act out because of jealousy toward his son and his son’s role as leader of Scientology, as well as his status as best friend of Tom Cruise.
“Ronald Miscavige is seeking to make money on the name of his famous son. David Miscavige has taken care of his father throughout his life, both financially and by helping him in even the most dire circumstances.”
— Star Magazine (@Star_News) May 2, 2016
Vulture is reporting that, although many stories that float around about Scientology, David Miscavige, and Tom Cruise are odd, Ron Miscavige has managed to unveil even stranger things that have never been heard before. While Ron Miscavige explains that he wasn’t a great father, or even much of a human being, he writes that even he found David Miscavige’s behavior disgusting.
Ron Miscavige explained that creating an environment where someone felt isolated was a go-to method of David Miscavige. When an employee fell out of favor with the Church of Scientology, David Miscavige instructed everyone in the office to spit on the man whenever they saw him, and David Miscavige allegedly suggested that people chew tobacco to create more offensive spit with which to carry this out.
— Us Weekly (@usweekly) May 1, 2016
Ron Miscavige says that, when he fell out of favor with his son, the Church of Scientology and David Miscavige hired a team of private investigators to keep track of all of the moves and actions of Ron Miscavige. When Ron Miscavige fled Scientology property against the will of David Miscavige, the investigators followed him to “dig up dirt” to use against him in the future. The investigators were told that, if Ron Miscavige was in any peril, they should not intervene to save his life.
“If he dies, he dies. Don’t intervene.”
— Us Weekly (@usweekly) April 30, 2016
But Radaronline says that David Miscavige is most protective of details surrounding his relationship with Tom Cruise, who is the most prized member of the Church of Scientology. The lengths that Miscavige and Scientology will go to in order to do the bidding of Cruise are some of the secrets that Miscavige does not want revealed to the public.
Ron Miscavige explains that David decided that Cruise should be the celebrity face of Scientology.
“He was deeply impressed with the public relations potential that Cruise could lend to Scientology.”
From day one, Cruise was not treated like any other member of the church of Scientology, and his conversion and training were done with his comfort in mind. David Miscavige hired a private chef, and designed a pool area to look like a luxury sailboat. When Cruise showed up four hours late, Miscavige was furious, but he only took his anger out on the staff of the Church of Scientology, never letting Cruise know.
Ron Miscavige explains that Tom Cruise and David Miscavige are always treated like royalty, while the staff and employees of Scientology are treated like slaves.
“‘David lives like a prince wherever he travels and flies first class or in Tom’s private jet, while Scientology staff are treated as indentured servants, at best.”
Though David Miscavige has threatened to sue his father Ron Miscavige to stop the publication of Ruthless, the book is continuing.
Do you believe that Ron Miscavige is telling the truth about David Miscavige, Scientology, and Tom Cruise in his book, Ruthless?
[Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images]