In the exchange, Mirell calls Pouw’s many letters to A&E libelous and defamatory, accusing the church of maliciously trying to harm Remini’s reputation and interfere with her contract with A&E. Mirell demands that Scientology retract the letters and pay Remini $1.5 million as compensation. Soter, in his two replies, said the church would pay nothing and it stood by what it said about Remini.
Friday, November 25, 2016
Lawyers Battle Over Upcoming Series On Scientology
On Nov. 29, the A&E Network will premiere the series "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath." Since August the Church of Scientology has been sending letters to A&E and its parent ABC attempting to prevent the series from being aired. This week The Underground Bunker published 4 letters-- two from Leah Remini’s attorney Douglas E. Mirell, and replies from Scientology attorney Gary S. Soter summarizing them as follows: