First, some backstory: actress Leah Remini, best known as Carrie from “King of Queens,” once joined the Church of Scientology. She didn’t like it (like, at all), so she left the organisation, which is a task unto itself, and now she is very outspoken against the church, doing the best she can in order to sway people from signing up because it’s a dangerous trap, and that’s exactly what she did on a TV appearance, which aired on HBO last night, except this time she actually offered up tips on “ending” Scientology. By the way, these are pretty wild times, since this aired within the same hour as Trump calling the press “the enemies of the American people.” There’s too many simultaneous controversies these days.

Scientology is a blend of Religion and cult created by famed science-fiction author L. Ron Hubbard and its bible reads like one of his novels, with its story of aliens chucking bombs at Earth in order to create humans, which is all crazy stuff. It’s a business, too; it actually costs money to be a member, and a lot of it. At least being a Christian or a Muslim or a Buddhist is free. The annual revenue that the “church” receives is estimated at $200 million. There’s a documentary called “Going Clear” (which coincidentally aired on HBO) that offers a lot more information.

Remini spoke out against Scientology on ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’

Remini appeared on HBO’s political talk show “Real Time with Bill Maher,” the show on which comedian Jim Jefferies appeared last week to tell Piers Morgan to “f*ck off” when Morgan said that Trump’s travel ban was not a Muslim ban, to slam Scientology and offer up ways to eradicate the church altogether, and Maher seemed to admire her outspokenness against the organisation.

Maher told Remini of her importance in the quest to end Scientology, saying that when it “finally” ends and its “history” is documented, “it will show that fate chose you to come on in act five,” suggesting he sees her as the chosen one who arrived to heroically save the day, who will be instrumental in its downfall. He compared her to President Ronald Reagan and his “Tear down this wall” speech.

It stands to reason that if the Berlin Wall were standing today and Reagan was President today (if only), he would appear on “Real Time” to tell Mr. Gorbachev to tear it down.

Remini has a reality show on A&E that shows the effects of a Scientology membership on unsuspecting people called “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath.” She said that Maher’s 2008 Documentary “Religulous,” which takes a stance against religion, almost swayed her from Scientology, but she didn’t actually leave until later, admitting that in her hypnotised Scientologist state, Maher “seemed a little crazy to me.”

They say Tom Cruise could ‘end’ the church on his own

Actor Tom Cruise is the biggest and most famous advocate of the Church of Scientology.

He is credited with bringing mass attention to the church and getting enough people involved for the money scam to have worked successfully. Remini and Maher agree that Cruise’s influence is so strong that “he could end this single-handedly.” Remini explains that this is because, according to “most Scientologists,” Cruise is “single-handedly clearing the planet.”