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Kirstie Alley Weight Loss Program Linked To Scientology

Mar. 15 2010, Published 9:55 a.m. ET

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Kirstie Alley is facing claims her new weight less program "Organic Liaison"  is a front for the religious group Scientology.

A investigation has established deep links between "Organic Liaison" and the church, which has raised the ire of Anonymous, an anti-Scientology campaign group.

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It claims Alley's new weight-loss program is based on Scientology preachings.

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The potential link between Kirstie's weight loss program and Scientology was first uncovered by Gawker.

Alley -- a high-ranking and devoted member of Scientology has obtained "operating thetan level 7 status"  and employs a prominent member of the church as the weight-loss organization's money man and other Scientologist's on her advisory board.

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According to "Organic Liaisons'" website, Michelle Seward, a known active Scientologist, and Thomas Lovejoy, who has a long association with the church, are board members.

And on Alley's website, customers are pointed to "Organic Liaisons" corporate office, based in Clearwater, Florida - also where the Church of Scientology has its world headquarters.

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A number of Scientology-owned groups and Scientology-affiliated businesses also show up at that same address, including the World Institute of Scientology Enterprises, or WISE as it is known as.

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WISE publishes a directory "uniting all organizations and professionals using L. Ron Hubbard's management technology."

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In a recent WISE directory, Saul B. Lipson is touted to members as an accountant of choice. Lipson - a proud Scientologist - bases his business in Coral Springs, Florida, near the church's Clearwater headquarters. Until recently, hIs office was listed on "Organic Liaisons'" Web site as the privacy officer.

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According to tax filings, obtained by, Lipson is also involved with two non-profit groups, linked to Scientology; Hollywood Education and Literacy Project and Second Chance Program, Inc.

When approached Lipson with questions about his and Scientology's involvement with "Organic Liaison", our questions were deflected to the church.

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Alley claimed she worked with a team of scientists to create "Organic Liaison", which is meant to "escort you into the world of organic weight loss" by combining an organic diet with "organic and natural diet supplements that replenish your body with essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients without the pangs of starvation or cravings you may have felt on other diet plans."

Critics believe the plan is based on a Scientology program called the purification rundown, which was even prescribed by L. Ron Hubbard himself.



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