A vulnerable security guard for the Church of Scientology is claiming there could be an ongoing rivalry between its two most mighty contributors: Tom Cruise and John Travolta.
Brendan Tighe, who turn out to be a Scientologist for 30 years, told UK’s On a typical foundation Mail Monday the two Hollywood stars possess “furiously vied” for the capable Quantity Two space below chief David Miscavige.
Reps for the actors did no longer straight answer to Fox News’ question for comment.
“Cruise is the friendly celeb with an rapid line to Miscavige,” claimed the 37-one year-ragged. “Travolta and Kirstie [Alley] don’t possess that.”
Tighe added, “Travolta doesn’t earn something else free, no one is giving him absurd items love an airplane hangar, personalized-made bikes or over the tip favors,” apparently relating to affords provided to the “High Gun” essential person.
‘Travolta wasn’t invited to Cruise’s marriage ceremony with Katie Holmes, [which] told me all the pieces’
Cruise, fifty five, turn out to be reportedly awarded the Freedom Medal of Valor in 2008, which is identified because the most effective award in Scientology given to its most dedicated member. This recognition allegedly made Travolta, Sixty four, “explode in jealousy.” Tighe insisted Travolta felt he turn out to be the “well-liked son” of Miscavige.
“It’s no secret that Cruise and Travolta despised every a range of,” he claimed. “Travolta wasn’t invited to Cruise’s marriage ceremony with Katie Holmes, [which] told me all the pieces. I will speak you Travolta doesn’t gape Cruise as a actual by any capacity. When Cruise bought that medal Travolta turn out to be so p—ed off.”
“The closest person Miscavige had ever said that about sooner than turn out to be Travolta, he turn out to be told by Miscavige that he turn out to be basically the most dedicated Scientologist and had launched extra contributors than anybody, so it turn out to be love getting his title stripped. He turn out to be jealous.”
The ex-Scientologist moreover insisted, “I’d verbalize it’s a 50/50 chop up whether or no longer Cruise is even respected in Scientology. When Cruise bought the medal, the Office of Particular Affairs [the spy unit of Scientology] turn out to be on excessive alert for any feedback that had been negative – it built up a great deal of resentment all the strategy by the ranks of Scientology. They didn’t assume he deserved it.”
Tighe, who previously worked at Scientology’s worldwide headquarters in Clearwater, Fla., turn out to be born in the Church alongside with his sister Natalie, 36. Their mom, Katie Paquette, is serene a excessive-ranking Scientology workers member on the present time and their father, Kevin Tighe, turn out to be formerly a public Church member.
Tighe stop his put up as a security guard in 2009 after “a succession of incidents with elevated expose” and left the Church two years later. His mom and sister are serene contributors. He said he hopes his story will shed new light on its film essential person followers.