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Leah Remini Says Scientology Officials Disciplined Her For Telling Tom Cruise To 'Get A Room'

The Huffington Post The Huffington Post 30/10/2015 Stephanie Marcus
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In yet another clip from Leah Remini's upcoming "20/20" interview, the actress who penned the tell-all book Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology,  continues to spill details about her time as a Scientologist and her decision to leave the controversial group.

Remini, who grew up in Scientology,  recalled a 10-year-old incident in which she was "written up" by church officials for a comment she made to Tom Cruise. The 45-year-old says she was invited over to Cruise's Los Angeles home by a group official who said, "Tom wants you to come over and teach him salsa dancing."

When she and her husband arrived at the actor's home, he was apparently all over then-girlfriend Katie Holmes -- prompting Remini to tell him to "get a freaking room." 

"He was like, forcibly kissing Katie. And I said, 'Hey, get a freaking room.' And uh, well. I was written up for that," she told ABC News' Dan Harris.

Remini went on to say that an official reported her comments to the Church, which isn't surprising since, she said, "You can assume if you say something that is critical to the church, you will be written up."

And as Remini explains further in her "20/20" interview, "Being critical of Tom Cruise is being critical of Scientology itself. You are evil." 

Remini left the group in 2013 for the sake of her daughter -- a decision she didn't take lightly. 

"The decision to leave is you are giving up everything you have ever known and everything you have worked for your whole life,” she told Harris. "I feel that people need to understand, this has been my whole life. I want them to understand how it happens."

Request for comment made to Cruise' rep was not immediately returned. 

Remini's  interview with "20/20" airs Friday at 10:00 p.m. ET on ABC; Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology hits bookstores Nov. 3. 

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