Leah Remini with her hand on her face.

The new season of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath includes the harrowing personal journey of Paul Haggis, Oscar-winning filmmaker.

The Emmy Award-winning limited series Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath returns with season 2, as Remini and former high-ranking Scientology Church members and employees delve into stories of abuse and heartbreak, and the impact of the Church’s practices on their lives.

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Afternath season 2 kicks off on Wednesday, October 18 at 20:00 on Crime + Investigation, DStv Channel 170 and stream live on DStv Now

Did you know that the fully restored Linksfield residence of the founder of Scientology, L Ron Hubbard, is a Johannesburg Heritage Site?  From his stay here he developed introductory routes into Scientology organisations, and also authored a ‘one man, one vote’ constitution for apartheid-shackled South Africa.

The new season includes the harrowing personal journey of Paul Haggis, Oscar-winning filmmaker, stories of losing loved ones to suicide and growing up in the Church’s paramilitary Sea Organization.

An anti-Scientology activist, Leah Remini helps rescue Scientologists desperate to leave the Church.  She also tells the shocking story of how she left abruptly in 2013, following her dramatic and painful journey after having joined at the age of nine.  Following public criticism of Scientology after having left, she went on to release her memoir two years later Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology.

Remini is also known for her roles in the sitcom Kevin Can Wait and as Carrie Hefferman on the comedy series The King of Queens.

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by Alice da Silva