How Scientology Prevents Isabella Cruise From Speaking To Nicole Kidman

We all love and know an award-winning actress. Nicole Kidman. Although it seems like ages ago now, we all know about her marriage with Tom Cruise. Many people wonder why their daughter is there. Isabella Cruise, refuses talk to her mom. This movie star’s mother-daughter relationship is a story fit for a major blockbuster.

Isabella Cruise Was Born Into Scientology

Cruise and Kidman met on the set for their 1989 film. Days of Thunder Just over a year later, they were married. Kidman wanted children straight away, but she was pregnant by an ectopic baby, which led to a devastating miscarriage. Following this trauma Kidman and Cruise decided that they wanted to adopt to expand their family. 

Not only is Cruise a devout Scientologist, but he’s actually one of the top Scientologists in the world. Kidman and Cruise decided to adopt their children Isabella Jane (born in 1992) and Connor Anthony (1995). through the Church of Scientology

Nicole Kidman Left Scientology

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A little background information: Kidman was raised in a Catholic family. She was so religious that she even considered joining a convent. Her father, Dr. Antony Kidman (a well-known psychologist), was also her father. Kidman’s own religious background was in great conflict with the ideals of Scientology.

In Scientology, members reach different Operating Thetan levels aka “OT.” It’s akin to getting different belts in karate—but instead of martial arts, you donate money to the Church to reach these levels. These are the highest ranks Kidman achieved. In fact, according to Tony Ortega, the world’s leading Scientology journalist, Kidman “did Scientology courses. She was It is really dedicated… ​​she was doing Scientology pretty much full-time for two straight years.”

Despite her initial commitment to the church, Kidman began to have doubts about the religion’s beliefs and rules. The church considered psychologists like her father to be people Scientologists should distance from. Instead, Kidman began distancing herself from the church. In 1997, Kidman publicly declared that Scientology was not for her.

Their Children Decide to Cruise in The Divorce

In 2001, Cruise filed for divorce and cited “irreconcilable differences.” The kids chose to stay with Cruise instead of with their mother.

Kidman went on to marry country singer Keith Urban—they have two daughters. Kidman keeps her older children private, though. She said WHO, “I know 150% that I would give up my life for my children because it’s what my purpose is.” When asked about how she feels about her children’s choice to stay in the Church she publicly rejected, she said, “they are able to make their own decisions. They have made choices to be Scientologists and as a mother, it’s my job to love them.”

Why Bella Isn’t Allowed To Speak With Kidman

Los Angeles, CA: July 27, 2016: Church of Scientology building at night in Los Angeles. Scientology is a religion that was created in 1954 by science fiction author L. Ron Hubbard.
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Still, the status of Kidman and Bella’s relationship isn’t just a familial rift. Scientology’s strict laws ensure that Bella cannot associate with her mother. Defectors from the religion are considered “SP”s or “Suppressive Persons.”

According to Scientology’s official website, “a Suppressive Person (SP)An SP is someone who seeks to suppress others in their area. An SP will goof up or vilify any effort to help anybody and particularly knife with violence anything calculated to make human beings more powerful or more intelligent.” The website goes on to say, “When someone has been expelled from the religion, that person loses both his or her fellowship with the Church as well as with other Scientologists. The condition lasts until they have been restored to good standing.” Scientology takes leaving the church and becoming an SP very seriously. Bella is also serious about it.

Actress Leah Remini is one of the few defectors of Scientology who’s been willing to suffer the church’s abuse in order to speak out against them. Her book is available here Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood, Scientology, Remini recalls asking Bella if she’d seen her mom recently. She replied, “Not if I have a choice. Our mom is a f*cking SP.