Leah Remini is an outspoken ex-member of the Church of Scientology. The premiere of "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" had a viewing that surpassed any other season premiere in two years for A&E. Over 2.1 million folks tuned in to see the unscripted show.

What is covered in the docuseries?

While Leah Remini's docuseries is only scheduled for eight one-hour shows. She will be joined by other former members of the Church of Scientology who are sharing their stories.

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The allegations will include rape, abortions, harassment, physical and sexual abuse. Abuse and harassment allegations against David Miscavige, the leader of the Church of Scientology, will be discussed in detail by several of the former high-ranking church members on the show.

In the series premiere, we saw former church members tell horrible stories of their experiences with the Church of Scientology. Not only was a child at the age of 15 allegedly sexually assaulted, the church covered it up and protected the man that did it.

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That same woman and her now husband were forced to escape captivity in order to leave the Church of Scientology. They shared the story that made it clear they were not free to leave when they wanted but instead "jailed" for rehabilitation.

How long was Leah Remini in the church?

Leah Remini was a member of the Church of Scientology from the age of 9 when her mother was recruited. She lived her life believing in the church and the teachings. The goal to be a better person and make the world a better place is what Ron L. Hubbard had built the church on.

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Miss Remini whole-heartedly believed in and wanted those things. And then things changed. She began to question. In 2013 she left the church and her family went with her.

The Church of Scientology has been offered several opportunities to participate in interviews so their side of the story is covered as well. To date, they have refused and only published online responses that personally attack Leah Remini.

Tune in to A&E on Tuesday nights at 10PM EST to see "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath."

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