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Scientology - Tom Cruise and John Travolta are both long-time Scientology members and advocates.
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John Travolta: I Won't Watch 'Going Clear' DocumentaryBy Kirthana Ramisetti
When it comes to Scientology, John Travolta is keeping the faith.
The Oscar-nominated actor broke his silence about HBO documentary "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" - and reasserted his devotion to the religion.
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"No, I haven't," he responded. "And I don't really care to."
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Along with Tom Cruise, the "Pulp Fiction" star has been one of Scientology's most famous devotees, having been a member for more than 40 years.
Travolta asserted that despite the claims made in director Alex Gibney's expose, which alleged that members were physically abused and blackmailed if they sought to leave the church, he never has been treated in such a manner.
"I haven't experienced anything that the hearsay has (claimed), so why would I communicate something that wasn't true for me?" he said.
"It wouldn't make sense, nor would it for Tom, I imagine."
The documentary, which debuted March 29 and is based on Lawrence Wright’s nonfiction book of a similar name, features some former members stating that the church’s alleged abuses could be stopped if Travolta or Cruise urged reform.