Scientology leader David Miscavige threatens to sue UK publisher over father's memoir

Silvertail Books told that if it releases Ruthless by Ron Miscavige it will face legal actionIndependent UK publisher Silvertail Books has vowed to go ahead with its plans to publish a memoir by the father of Scientology leader David Miscavige, despite legal threats from Miscavige’s lawyers.Ruthless by Ron Miscavige is due out in the UK on 3 May. According to a description from Silvertail, the memoir “is David’s story told by the person who knows him best – his father”. The publisher said that “Ron traces the arc of David’s life from his early years to David’s eventual, stellar rise to power in Scientology; his brutal approach to running the organisation today; and the disastrous effects that his leadership has had on countless numbers of Scientologists and their families.” Related: Alex Gibney interview: journey into the seductive world of Scientology Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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