A guide to Beck and Scientology for journalists and fans.
I've never been quite sure whether or not Beck is a Scientologist. I have a mildly tangled relationship with the cult (an ex-girlfriend joined after years of us trying to get her sister out, I wrote a play that was reviewed by the LA Times parodying Scientology and received hate mail because of it) and remain grimly fascinated by it to this day. A few years ago I started hearing rumors that Beck was involved. Since, I've learned Beck married the redheaded Ribisi from Dazed And Confused and that both his and her family are old-school Scientology families. But again, I still don't have an answer.
Well, here's a long, semi-paranoid but interesting answer.