Will Smith denies being a member of the controversial and bizarre
religion cult of the Church of Scientology. But his tax records say otherwise. The Huffington Post crunches the numbers on his charitable foundation's tax returns.
He also gave a combined $122,500 to the Church of Scientology, broken into these donations: $67,500 to the New York Rescue Workers Detoxication Fund, $50,000 to the group's Celebrity Center in Hollywood and $5,000 to ABLE, another Scientology offshoot. Smith and his wife have also supported a private school called New Village Academy they opened this fall in suburban Los Angeles that uses Scientology learning concepts.
In an interview last summer with The Advocate, "wife" Jada Pinkett Smith refused to comment on Will Smith's much reported immersion into Scientology and claimed she is not familiar with the organization's anti-gay
positions. This was also the interview where Jada claimed she "never played a lesbian before", so, you can take both statements at face value.
Who knows why Will Smith would donate $122,500 to the Church of Scientology if he wasn't a member. It's not like he has anything to hide.
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