Scientology’s celebrity benefactors revealed

Nancy "Bart Simpson" Cartwright Gives $10 Million to Scientology

Nancy Cartwright, the voice behind Bart Simpson, has donated $10 million to Scientology, making her the religion’s biggest celebrity benifactor.

The actress has been awarded the Patron Laureate Award following her huge donation, which has been estimated as double her annual salary from the television show.

Scientology is not short of celebrities keen to help the cause. Its most famous advocate, Tom Cruise, has donated $5 million in the last four years, and Kirstie Alley reportedly gave $5 million last year. Couple John Travolta and Kelly Preston gave $1 million each in 2007, and Priscilla Presley donated $500,000.

US magazine Impact revealed that the donations were divulged at a secret ceremony, where donators were presented with awards for their generosity.

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