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    Murdoch: Scientology ‘Evil’ and ‘Creepy’

    Nobody knows massive, shadowy, transnational money-making organizations like Rupert Murdoch. Perhaps that’s why the News Corp. mogul decided to weigh in on the Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorce via Twitter on Sunday. “Watch Katie Holmes & Scientology story,” Murdoch said. “Something creepy, maybe even evil, about these people.” All the usual Internet backlash ensued, but Murdoch stuck to his guns, tweeting later that “since Scientology tweets hundreds of attack. Expect they will increase and get worse and maybe threatening. Still stick to my story.” Murdoch’s critiques extended to the Church of Latter-day Saints after he was spurred by another tweeter’s question, writing, “Mormonism a mystery to me, but Mormons certainly not evil.”

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