Scientology Bigwigs Get the Classic Scientology F-U
Jen earlier pointed to the many signs that we're in the End Times: earthquakes, fireballs, the Tea Party.
What's it all leading to? Well, maybe to this kind of tectonic shift:
Mark Bunker (aka Wise Beard Man), sent over a link to a video of Marty Rathbun and Mike Rinder being stopped from entering the Fort Harrison Hotel in Clearwater, Florida.
Rathbun and Rinder are the latest nightmare for Scientology -- two very-high ranking officials who have left the "church" and last year began speaking out about its mismanagement.
In this video, Bunker tells us that Rathbun and Rinder are trying to get information about Rinder's son, Benjamin, who has "disconnected" from his father, per Hubbard policy.
There's some fun action in the first minute of the video, but the best part, especially for long-time critics like Bunker, is seeing the very guys who used to defend Scientology, Rathbun and Rinder, being treated the same way all exes and antis are by the hotel staff, who are quick to call cops for "trespassing."
For more detail on what's happening in the video, go to Mary's blog.
In other Scientology news, "Agent Pubeit" -- Mahoud Samed Almahadin, aka Matt Connor, the moron who slathered himself last January with vaseline and pubic hairs and rubbed himself on books and equipment at the NY Scientology org -- was sentenced today to some community service (five days), to pay Scientology $660, and stay away from the New York Scientology facility for a year and a half. (See our previous coverage, "How Not to Protest Scientology")
Naturally, Scientology crowed about the sentencing this morning in a press release about the "hate group" Anonymous that left out the paltry community service and restitution amounts.
But we had our own beef over this pathetic stunt, which we hope Anonymous has put behind it.
It was bad enough for Almahadin to hand Scientology such a perfect publicity stunt, enabling it to brand all of Anonymous as a hate group, but what set us off was seeing how many Anonymorons were celebrating "Pubeit" from one end of the Anonysphere to the other.
Scientology is imploding on its own -- with plenty of help from the many Anonymous members in it for the right reasons -- and it doesn't need to be given a lifeline like Agent Pubeit's idiotic stunt.
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