Looks like the Church of Scientology is not amused by a Web site spoofing it and Tom Cruise.
ScienTOMogy.info has received cease and desist letters from the church, threatening to sue the New Zealand-based Web site for copyright infringement, according to various sources.
“You are hereby on notice that the registration and use of this domain name in this fashion has caused your name to be falsely associated with our client’s registered mark, SCIENTOLOGY,” notes a . “The fact that you have changed one letter (“m” instead of “l”) does not protect you from trademark infringement.”
The site — which mercilessly ridicules Cruise, his engagement, and his devotion to the controversial religion — has posted a disclaimer of sorts:
“YOU MUST UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING BEFORE CONTINUING: Obviously www.scienTOMogy.info has ABSOLUTELY NO connection whatsoever with the Church of Scientology, it’s [sic] affiliated organizations or, needless-to-say, Tom Cruise. It is designed for commentary and criticism within the limits of Free Speech. All content should be treated as opinion and all trademarks/copyrighted material herein are owned by their respective trademark owners. The Scientology site is here. Thank you. You may continue…”
I'm too sexy for my shirtKate Moss’ boyfriend may have found a new gig.
Controversial rocker Pete Doherty, who is blamed by some for his sweetie’s alleged problems with controlled substances, may be joining Moss in the fashion biz.
The Babyshambles frontman so wowed the designers behind Gio-Goi when he modeled for them, that they have offered him the opportunity to create his own line of clothes, according to Handbag.com.
Wry fashion insiders are joking that if it happens, the substance-snorting Moss will have at least one clothing line willing to hire her.
Notes from all overFrom the At-Least-He’s-Honest-About-It Dept.: “My handicap depends on how much I cheat,” Denis Leary told the November issue of Golf Magazine. . .. Keanu Reeves is denying rumors that he’ll star in a sequel to "Constantine." “We didn’t quite get to make it,” he said while promoting “Thumbsucker.” “So if there is a sequel, it won’t be from me.” . . . Richard Grieco’s looks have changed. “His nose has become deformed, perhaps due to the circumstances of life or, more sinisterly, the surgeon’s knife,” notes AwfulPlasticSurgery.com of the “21 Jump Street” alum. “Whatever the cause, he’s not a shadow of his former self, but actually an entirely new person.”
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