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Jada Pinkett Smith shuts down Leah Remini's Scientology accusations

The Hollywood actress finally is going clear on those Scientology rumours.

By Chloe Lal
Jada Pinkett Smith would like to take the floor.
The screen siren and wife of Will Smith has been the subject of headlines after Leah Remini alleged that the 46-year-old was a member of the Church of Scientology.
Leah, 47, was interviewed by The Daily Beast, where she claimed that she spotted Jada at the LA Celebrity Centre on multiple occasions.
"I know Jada's in. I know Jada's in. She's been in Scientology a long time," she alleged.
"I never saw Will [Smith] there, but I saw Jada at the Celebrity Centre. They opened up a Scientology school, and have since closed it. But Jada, I had seen her at the Scientology Celebrity Centre all the time."
Jada and Tom have been friends for decades, since filming the 2004 hit Collateral.
Many A-Listers have come under Leah's fire.
Jada has now addressed Leah's comments.
The mum to Willow and Jaden Smith took to Facebook, penning an open letter to her fans... And Leah.
"I recently lit Shabbat candles with Rabbi Bentley at Temple Sinai... but I am not Jewish," she wrote on Tuesday, September 19.
"I have prayed in mosques all over the world... but I am not a Muslim; I have read the Bhagavad Gita... but I am not a Hindu; I have chanted and meditated in some of the most magnificent temples on earth... but I am not a Buddhist; and I have studied Dianetics, and appreciate the merits of Study Tech... but I am not a Scientologist."
She concluded her message by saying, "I practice human kindness, and I believe that we each have the right to determine what we are and what we are not. NO ONE ELSE can hold that power."
The Smiths were good friends with TomKat back in the day.
Leah deflected from the Church of Scientology back in 2013, and has never looked back.
In 2015 the former sitcom star penned her best selling book, Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology.
She followed that up with her Emmy-winning TV show Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath. In Troublemaker.
This is not the first time the Smiths have been mentioned by the former Scientologist.
In Leah's book, she recounts a story about Tom Cruise throwing a partying and making his adult Hollywood friends, including Jada and Will Smith, play a game of hide-and-seek.
"At first I thought he was joking," she remembered.
"But, no, he literally wanted to play hide-and-seek with a bunch of grown-ups in what was probably close to a 7,000-square-foot house on almost three full acres of secluded land."
Jada denied that it was a strange occurrence, telling Andy Cohen the game was for the kids.
TomKat may no longer be a part of the Hollywood power couple dynasty but the Beckhams and Smiths are still going strong.