A Man Reportedly Made Bomb Threats To The Church Of Scientology Targeting Tom Cruise
Here's a strange one for your Saturday: a "potential suicide bomber" allegedly made threatening phone calls to the Church of Scientology, and specifically mentioned Tom Cruise in doing so.TMZ (duh) reports that they have uncovered LAPD documents that say that in April, someone called the Church, asked, "Are there any bombings I can do?" and said that he was a Muslim who "liked to do suicide bombings."
Before abruptly hanging up, the caller also reportedly began singing, "Allah Akbar, Tom Cruise." The LAPD has acquired a search warrant that seeks phone records via AT&T in the hopes of tracking down the caller.
Perhaps he misinterpreted the instructions of this billboard that went up in Echo Park in April, urging members of the Church to call their estranged loved ones. Either way, it could make for another potential interesting storyline on the TV show about Scientology Leah Remini is set to produce.
After suffering through several minutes of bizarre hold music that included rap, a spokesperson for the Church of Scientology tells LAist that she "couldn't find anyone who knew anything about the report." A representative from the LAPD also had no comment at this time.