Leah Remini has praised Jerrod Carmichael after he joked about Scientologist Shelly Miscavige’s alleged crimes while hosting the 2023 Golden Globe Awards on Tuesday.
“Thanks Jerrod Carmichael! Where’s Shelly?? #GoldenGlobes2023 #GoldenGlobes,” the former church member turned critic tweeted alongside a video of Carmichael’s quip.
Remini, 52, also responded to a tweet about the “Carmichael Show” alum, 35, creating “air in a room full of celebrities” by bringing up the controversial meeting. “Loved it,” she wrote.
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Leah Remini has defended Jerrod Carmichael after he laughed at Scientologist Shelly Miscavige’s false allegations while hosting the 2023 Golden Globes. FOX Image Collection via Getty I
Carmichael cracked the joke as he stood on stage at the Beverly Hilton with three Golden Globe awards in his hand, joking that it was the famous scientist Tom Cruise who returned in 2021 to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and -no black voters.
“Look, I’m a part-time guest or whatever, but I have a point: I think we’re going to take those three things and train them for the safe return of Shelly Miscavige,” the official said. . at the same time. awesome and energetic. Jerrod Carmichael holds three Golden Globe Awards.
Carmichael joked that Tom Cruise’s award could be traded for Miscavige’s “successful return.”
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Shelly, who has not been seen in public since August 2007, is the wife of the leader of the Church of Scientology David Miscavige, who is a close friend of Cruise. Since leaving Scientology in 2013, Remini has joined the clamor for information about Shelly’s whereabouts. He even said that the so-called queen of Scientology is dead. David Miscavige and Shelly Miscavige appear together.
Shelly, seen here with her husband, Scientology leader David Miscavige, has not been seen in public for nearly two decades. The “King of Queens” alum said he first became suspicious when Shelly was absent from Cruise’s 2006 wedding to Katie Holmes.
Shelly is still with her husband. She is his image, not only because he is married to her, but also because she is his main helper. For her, his absence is simply unimaginable,” Remini tweeted in November 2022 as she reflected on the “wedding of the century.”
Tom Cruise poses on the red carpet. Remini began to wonder where Shelly was at the wedding of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes in 2006.
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The ‘Kevin Can Wait’ team continued to publish Shelly’s missing person story in 2013, but the Los Angeles Police Department said a few days later that their officers had found Shelly and met her in person. . The ministers closed the matter.
Leah Remini speaks at the event. Remini filed a missing person report for Shelly in 2013.
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Regardless, Remini continued to use her platform to talk about Shelly. As recently as November, he wrote a 20-part Twitter thread accusing an LAPD officer of dropping the case for donating $20,000 to a youth program.
Leah Remini signing her book. Remini continued to search for Shelly’s whereabouts.
The department released a statement shortly after the ‘Second Act’ star’s tweet went viral, repeating that in 2014 “investigators found [Shelly] alive and safe, and later closed the investigation. and missing persons .
Remini, who has been a Scientologist since age 8, detailed her experience with the church in her 2015 memoir, “Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology,” as well as the Emmy-winning book, “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath.”