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'Brainwashed': Lisa Marie's Trapped In Scientology — 'She Can't Manage On Her Own'!

Mar. 20 2017, Published 9:58 a.m. ET

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After losing custody of her kids and blowing a chunk of the $1 billion fortune her dad Elvis left her, desperate pill-popping Lisa Marie Presley has crawled back to Scientology, where's she's being brainwashed and kept like a prisoner, sources say.

"She realized it was the only way to turn her life around," a source told Radar. "Things had gotten so toxic and out of control, it was the only answer in terms of a solution to all her problems."

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But as former member and King of Queens star Leah Remini has revealed on her explosive  A&E series, Scientology and the Aftermath, the space-alien cult uses bullying and subversive tactics to keep control of members.

A second source said cult bigwigs have taken advantage of messed-up Lisa Marie's "vulnerable" state and have "brainwashed her to think she can't manage her life on her own."

She's now being watched over like a prisoner because they convinced her she "needs to be babysat," the source said.

They don't want a repeat of what happened years ago when Lisa Marie bolted from the cult and bad-mouthed sect gurus, accusing them of milking her fortune and ­trying to control her life.

Ironically, those are the same charges she leveled against fourth hubby Michael Lockwood when she filed for divorce in June. The 55-year-old musician is also being investigated in a kiddie porn scandal after Lisa Marie accused him of having inappropriate photos.

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Then, Lisa Marie dashed to a Malibu rehab center known for treating celebs so she could beat her pill-popping habit and get her head on straight.

After getting out, her actress-daughter Riley Keough, 27, star of The Girlfriend Experience and also a Scientologist, got her to check into the sect's detox center Narconon Arrowhead and brought her mom into the fold.

A rep for Lisa Marie denied the story, but a second source added: "Her daughter was the one who got her back. After filing for divorce Lisa was ­living with Riley and now they're back in Scientology."

Meanwhile, California child welfare officials took Lisa Marie and Michael's eight-year-old twin girls Harper and Finley away and gave them to the care of their grandmother Priscilla, also a Scientologist.

Lisa Marie's return to the Scientology fold is "a win-win" for the troubled space cult, said the source. "They're desperate to improve their reputation in Hollywood," reveals the source.

"The whole Leah ­Remini exposé has done major ­damage, so to patch things up with Lisa Marie and have her back on board is obviously a huge coup.

"It's highly doubtful she'll have to pay for treatment — they'll throw it in free of charge for the whole family."

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