Has Hilary Duff joined the cult of Scientology in the wake of her split?

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Hilary Duff has been all over the place, as usual, following her split with her hockey player husband, Mike Comrie. Hilary has an uncanny ability to get papped at a level that is in no way consistent with her mild amount of fame. So that means that her moves are also examined in a way that doesn’t seem warranted, given her career. The sleuths over at Radar Online have noticed that Hilary is hanging out with lifelong Scientologist, Alanna Masterson, (Chris and Danny Masterson’s sister) and that she’s been sporting a temporary tattoo that is a mishmash of Scientology symbols. So will Hilary eventually get to know Xenu? (After she either pays a million dollars or does a Google search?) Here’s what Radar says:

The actress has been spotted hanging with the Young Hollywood Scientology crowd in the weeks since announcing her split, RadarOnline.com has learned, and even rocking a temporary tattoo with Scientology symbols!

Duff recently hit up the Coachella music festival with longtime friend — and super Scientologist — Alanna Masterson.

Rumored to have recently dated Tom Cruise’s son Connor Cruise, Masterson has been a member of the Church most of her life, along with her brothers Chris Masterson and Danny Masterson…

Masterson’s dad, Joe Reaiche, has since left the church, and recently spoke out about his concern for how deeply Masterson is enmeshed in it.

“I paid for my kids to go to private Scientology school but it’s a total fraud,” he said. “…Recently Alanna gave them $25,000 because they told her they could give her superpowers. That’s on top of the normal 50 to 100 grand a year she pays in fees.”

Could she be sharing her beliefs with Duff? The actress was spotted rocking a mysterious temporary tattoo during the girls’ time together at Coachella — and it included Scientology symbols!

At the center of the doodle was a small triangle, a symbol of “the utmost importance” in Scientology, according to the church’s official website. Known as the “ARC” or “Affinity, Reality and Communication” triangle, it “greatly assists interpersonal relationships,” according to Scientology.org, and gives Scientologists “a greater understanding of life itself.”

Another important triangle in Scientology is the KRC Triangle, which represents “Knowledge, Responsibility and Control.” Finally, the symbol for Dianetics, the church “technology” that helps the mind “overcome [the reactive mind[ and reach the state of Clear,” according to the Scientology website. As such, triangles are to be found throughout Scientology literature.

In addition to the triangle, Duff also appeared to be inked up with a tiny rendition of an image similar to the Scientology cross — a cross with tiny diagonal rays between the horizontal and vertical arms. This is the symbol most frequently used to represent the church.

Duff’s temporary tat was not visible when she stepped out in L.A. days later.

[From Radar Online]

Hilary and Alana posted that boob-grabbing Instagram to show off that tattoo, they knew what they were doing. Whether Hilary knew exactly what it meant is up to question though. The photo is from two months ago so maybe it was just a goof. You would think that Hilary would be seen visiting the Scientology centre or something in the interim if this was true, but we’ll see.

This is going to sound mean, but Duff seems gullible enough to get involved with a cult if one of her buddies tells her it’s the thing to do. Hopefully if she’s dabbling she’ll do a cursory google search and realize what a terrible mistake that would be. She surely reads the celebrity blogs, she has to know what Leah Remini has been going through at the very least. I’m sure the Scientologists tell ridiculous smear stories about Leah and all the people who have the wherewithal to get out though. (They make idiotic websites against their enemies after all.) It seems like anyone who gets involved with Scientology at this point has to be willfully ignorant of all their abuses. That’s why celebrities are particularly targetable, many of them are comfortable in their little bubbles.

Hilary Duff leaving the gym

Hilary Duff Out And About In Beverly Hills

Hilary Duff Stops By Coffee Bean

All of these photos of Hilary are from last week, except the header. That was posted two months ago. Credit: FameFlynet and WENN.com

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36 Responses to “Has Hilary Duff joined the cult of Scientology in the wake of her split?”

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  1. Karen says:

    I never understand why she’s been papp’d so much over the years when she
    a) wasn’t making music
    b) wasn’t acting

  2. Dani2 says:

    Her jeans are always SO tight. It looks ridiculously uncomfortable.

    • doofus says:

      I was thinking the same thing. the girl is NOT fat, but she looks like she’s wearing clothes that fit her 10-15 pounds ago.

      always kind of liked her so I hope she’s not entering the cult.

    • Samtha says:

      I think she has a really cute figure, but she wears clothes that are completely unflattering to it.

    • She dies have wardrobe issues.

      I love Danny Masterson so much..wish he was not CO$ 🙁

  3. Kristin says:

    I thought I read a report that they’re getting back together….?

    anyway, RUN HILARY. Even casually hanging out with one of them puts you in their crosshairs. 🙁

    • Cecilia says:

      I read that she & her husband were reconciling as well. The $ci’s might be after the both of them. He is the one with all the money.

    • I read the same. I need clarification immediately.

      • Isa says:

        I’ve seen pictures of them together with their son. I think the gossip reports jump straight go them getting back together when they may just be doing a great job with co parenting.

  4. The New Classic says:

    Am I the only one seeing majorly visible cameltoe in the light colored jeans pic?

  5. Sea Dragon says:

    Maybe she’s using the organization for the publicity. I mean, common Hillary, don’t you read? Haven’t you heard? Even celebrities who are coddled and praised as if they’re the Second Coming themselves, run for the hills.

    • Decloo says:

      This. I would never want to hang out with or be friends with scientologists even if they seemed very cool and otherwise nice and fun. It’s just too dangerous and insidious.

  6. Hiddles forever says:

    This nonrelevant ex singer.. why is she news at all? :/ pls can someone enlighten me?

  7. Seapharris7 says:

    She looks almost like a Kardashian in that top picture… And then with their same ill fitting clothing choices in the rest

  8. lovegossipbutnotL&E says:

    Does she smoke? Not that I am judging, but the shoes she is carrying have marks that look like when you step on a cigarette to put it out. Just never seen her with one. Just wondering

  9. Alarive says:

    That picture where she has her just a bit of the shirt tucked into her jeans.. how do we feel about that? I tend to do that a lot when I want to show that my shirt is baggy, and I don’t have a gut, but how does it look when you see somebody like that? Does it look sloppy?

    • danielle says:

      It would look fine if the jeans weren’t so tight. The half tuck, I think its a thing. A belt would help to, imo.

  10. Louisa says:

    Is Alanna Masterson known for anything other than being the sister of 2 C/D list actors? How can she afford to give $100K + yearly to Scientology?? Crazy.

    • Lydia Deetz says:

      She plays Tara on The Walking Dead.

      • Rachel says:

        Wow. I didn’t realize that was the same person. When I first saw the pic, I thought it was Camilla Belle. However, Tara is a fairly new (minor) character. I seriously doubt she makes enough money from that gig to support her CO$ habit.

      • Isa says:

        I wondered how she could afford that too.

  11. ojulia123 says:

    Is the boob-grab a secret Scientology handshake?

  12. Reece says:

    Hmmm green tea ice blended and a chocolate muffin…if they have it which they don’t always have! Damn you Coffee Bean!!!…that’s all I got.

  13. Mindizzy! says:

    I hope this isn’t true. Whether Duff is relevant or not one more person to go to Co$ is a loss. I loathe this cult and hope to see it go down in my lifetime. We can only hope.

  14. jwoolman says:

    She would definitely be a good target for Co$. She comes from money, she probably hasn’t frittered away what she accumulated as a kid actor, whether or not she splits from her husband- she’ll have money available from him also. Plus she has name recognition but not much real talent- so if they can get her acting jobs, she would pay attention to all their garbage and they would have another reasonably well known Scientologist in their stable. She also honestly is not the brightest bulb on the tree. I remember interviews when she was in the Disney stable and at her peak of popularity – she was just so embarrassingly shallow. The other kids on such interviews were so many levels ahead of her in interests and ability to think and observe. I saw parts of movies she was in when she was much older, really an adult, and she was still so bad as an actor. She just hadn’t grown at all as an actor and still seemed to not really understand her lines. She was best on the first season of Lizzie, when she was still directable and her mother hadn’t convinced her she was better than everyone else (she was actually the weakest actor on the show by far) and she lost any sense of the character. It’s really sad. Her older sister actually has some acting and singing skills, but Hilary just doesn’t.

  15. Dreaddy Mercury says:

    Hilary looks like she is drugged in that picture. Not weed either…