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Katie Holmes

I Don't Want Scientology Interrogating Suri

7/4/2012 9:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Katie Holmes
desperately wanted to save Suri from a form of interrogation practiced by the Church of Scientology that she was steadfastly against ... TMZ has learned.

Sources close to Katie tell TMZ, back in 2005 she had witnessed Tom's other kids participating in a Scientology ritual she found to be troubling ... and feared Tom would drag Suri through the same process.

Ex-Scientologists call the process "sec checking."  Here's the way it works.  The subject holds electrode handles on a device called an e-meter and is then asked a series of personal questions that help the Church locate "areas of spiritual distress."

Some ex-Scientologists claim the questions include:

-- What has somebody told you not to tell?
-- Have you ever decided you did not like some member of your family?
-- Have you ever bullied a smaller child?
-- Have you ever lied to a teacher?
-- Have you ever done something you were very much ashamed of?
-- Have you ever refused to obey an order from someone you should obey?
-- Have you ever gotten yourself dirty on purpose?

During the process, a person called an "auditor" collects e-meter readings.

Several ex-Scientologists have come out against "sec checking," claiming it's a mild form of psychological terrorism designed, in part, to get children to report on their parents.

We're told Katie would have none of it and it is one of the reasons she broke from the Church and ultimately Tom.


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Bubbles The Chimp    

The fact that the USA recognises Scientology as a religion including giving it tax-exemption status will probably cause problems for Katie.

804 days ago


I LOVE that this stuff is coming out about Scientology! Such a cult and smooth brainwashing. That E-Meter is like attaching tin cans to a scale and they are comical. Scientology, you are being exposed for the sham that you are!

804 days ago


Scientology's E-meter is merely a galvanic skin device -- it measures the amount of persperation on a person's skin.

804 days ago


She's great. It's a little sad that she didn't talk about this when it was happening to other children but the effect is still that she is going to educate people about Scientology.

804 days ago


I'm so sick of Katie Holmes, She and her lawyer father knew all about the religion
before the marriage.But she was after fame and headlines.
She is a nasty woman wearing young innocent mask.
Katie lied and deceived Tom until last minute . She orchestrated the divorce mischievously
and tricked her husband without trying to voice her concern if there was any in a communicative way.
She is using anti Scientology media to hide her hidden agenda. She is not trustworthy.
Tom on the other hand is "what you see what you get" , his children are very normal.
Katie could have backed out from the begining as Penelope Cruse did , but she played Tom
and and she is still on it. Nasty woman.

804 days ago


This sounds so much like the indoctrination that Hitler used on the youth of Germany!
I would run like hell from them.

804 days ago


BUT, she knew full well that Tom Cruise was a whacko scientologist in the first place. That was by no means a secret. She chose to become involved with him in spite of that. So now, what did she expect?

804 days ago


Scientology seems to be all about running people's lives--and where does God fit in? Tom is an idiot for believing this crap!

804 days ago

Ya Mon    

E-l Hubbard Scientology founder was a "Science fiction" writer. who befriended Aliester Crowley Church of Satan.. came up with this soace cadet wack religion... which Travolta and Cruise use to hide behind bcuz they have Gay tendecies...Yawn

804 days ago


Check out this do***entary on Scientology***entaries/passionateeyeshowcase/2010/xfiles/ it will truely open your eyes

804 days ago


wtg katie don't surround that girl around all them demon believers

804 days ago


I've not watched any movie with Tom Cruise in it since he told everyone he thought Brooke Shields was weak for taking medication for Post Partum Depression. He was nuts then, nuts when Katie married him and still nuts!! He needs to be de-programmed from that crazy Scientology Cult he belongs to. It seems that they zero in on weak minded individuals like Cruise, Travolta and Kirstie Alley. Sure, they may be rich and famous but does not mean they're not easily influenced.

804 days ago


Stop blocking this link***entaries/passionateeyeshowcase/2010/xfiles/

Holy **** they are blocking ***** from the word do***** entary bahahaha

804 days ago


Scientology is nothing more than a CULT period. Tom is brainwashed and all we can do is pray for him and that he will wake up and leave this group. I am glad Katie and Suri are out!

804 days ago


Just like he told the 2nd Mrs Cruise," she knows why" he dumped her.

"He knows why" the 3rd Mrs Cruise has dumped him.

Karma's a bitch!

804 days ago
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