Tom Cruise had special luxury bus made using Scientology slave labor, according to the church’s former Inspector General, Mark Rathbun, who also claims to have top-secret internal emails proving his claim.
The bus, named ‘Silver Screen,’ was a present to Cruise from his close friend, Scientology’s mysterious leader David Miscavige. According to one email Rathbun says was written by Yvonne Gonzalves, the Director of Vehicles of the Sea Org branch, the top-secret and sinister organization within the Church which was responsible for building the trailer-style bus, staffers put in nearly 9,000 man hours to produce the vehicle. Two shifts worked steadily for a total of 17 hour each day, she wrote in the email.
“Silver Screen is a custom coach requiring 2X the hours as a normal coach and incurs overtime,” Rathbun claims Gonzalves’ email, dated July 13, 2005, reads. “The bus is more custom than anything they have ever done.”
Sea Org members are ’employed’ by the church and receive a weekly allowance, which some ex-members have said can be as low as $50 per week.
The FBI is reportedly investigating alleged human trafficking at the church and have interviewed several high-ranking Sea Org defectors, over the past two years, about what they claim are abusive and coercive practices within the church. In the email released by Rathbun Gonzalves wrote that she had made “the owner and head of production very aware of who they are making the coach for” after production of the Silver Screen fell behind schedule.
In an effort to speed up the process, Gonzalves even suggested having “Tommy D (head of LA’s Scientology Celebrity Center) call and tell them that Mr. Cruise is expecting the coach on site when he starts to shoot on July 27th (Cruise was shooting ‘Mission Impossible 3’ and ‘War of the Worlds’ around that time) and that they had better deliver.”
Tom Cruise is a total Scientology acolyte – he received the organization’s “Freedom Medal of Valor” at a ceremony in 2005 and subsequently saluted a photo of church founder and sci-fi author L. Ron Hubbard.
Anyone who voluntarily joins a freakish cult like Scientology must expect to be mistreated.
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