We were the first to break the news last year that Ron Miscavige Sr., father to Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige, had managed to escape from Scientology’s secretive International Base in an embarrassing blow to his son and another sign of crisis in the organization.
Ron Sr. traveled to Virginia, where he joined another Miscavige church defector, his oldest son, Ron Jr.
Since then, we’ve been told that Ron Sr. has been adjusting to life outside a church he belonged to for 35 years. His granddaughter, Jenna Miscavige Hill, told us that he was doing well when we met her as she was touring for her recent book, Beyond Belief.
And now, Ron Miscavige Sr. is speaking out for himself.
This week, he quietly placed a childhood memoir for sale on Amazon.com, and we have learned that more than a month ago, he put a series of videos on YouTube which feature him demonstrating an exercise system that he is marketing online.
Here’s the cover of the book, and we’re told there’s nothing in it about Scientology, which he first encountered in the 1970s…
For the rest of the story: http://tonyortega.org/2013/05/09/father-of-scientology-leader-pens-memoir-after-escaping-from-church/