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Watch: Funny or Die Takes on Scientology and ‘Going Clear’

Watch: Funny or Die Takes on Scientology and 'Going Clear'

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Alex Gibney’s Scientology-skewering documentary “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,” based on Lawrence Wright’s book of the same name, has been experiencing plenty of backlash from the church. Now, Funny or Die is taking on the ridiculousness of the religion, and not shying away from suggesting the whole thing is a cult.

In the FOD video above, a Scientology leader decided to show his followers the film “Going Clear,” but let’s just say it’s a highly highly edited version of the film. (Something tells me that no one would complain about toilet paper that’s too soft or all-you-can-eat cakes.)

“Going Clear” is available on HBO Go. 

READ MORE: Sundance Review: Alex Gibney’s ‘Going Clear’ is a Shocking Overview of Scientology’s Demented Leadership

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