Scientology Reps Slam HBO's Doc 'Going Clear', Say It Contains 'False Information'

January 27, 2015 8:48 AM

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The Church of Scientology didn't stay silent when HBO's documentary "", detailing shocking things about the church, caused a buzz. After the pic made headlines following its premiere on Sunday night, January 26 at Sundance Film Festival, the church released a statement to defend itself.

"As we stated in our New York Times ad on Jan. 16, Alex Gibney's film is Rolling Stone/University of Virginia redux," reps for the church say of the doc based on a non-fiction book written by Lawrence Wright. "Despite repeated requests over three months, Mr. Gibney and HBO refused to provide the Chu...

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