Church investigated 'South Park'?
According to the documents posted by Marty Rathbun and first picked up by The Village Voice, the investigation took place shortly after the Comedy Central animated series mocked the church in the episode "Trapped in the Closet." Remember? The one that parodied Tom Cruise. church of scientology,
South Park's run extended through 2013
The investigation included rummaging through Stone and Parker's garbage to obtain phone records, bank records and personal letters, as well as using public records to try to get information on friends of the creators, including John Stamos and Rebecca Romijn. South Park Trapped in the Closet,
Rathbun says this first posting is just one "of a trove" of documents related to the investigation. The document he revealed Sunday suggests that Scientology was examining public records on those people, looking for a vulnerability.
"Phone records. Bank records. Personal letters that expose some kind of vulnerability. They'll read stuff into the kind of alcohol you're drinking and how much. Prescriptions. They'll figure out your diet. They can find out a lot about you through your trash," he told the Voice.