Gossip Did Scientology Kill Isaac Hayes?
posted by August 13 at 12:44 PMon
The entirely trustworthy FOX News maps out the creepy pre-death dealings between Hayes and his creepy chosen faith.
[I]n January 2006, Isaac had a significant stroke. At the time, the word went out only that he had been hospitalized for exhaustion....His staff—consisting of Scientology monitors who rarely left him alone—tried to portray it as a minor health issue. It wasn’t. Sources in Memphis told me at the time that Isaac had significant motor control and speech issues. His talking was impaired....
[T]here are a lot of questions still to be raised about Isaac Hayes’ death. Why, for example, was a stroke survivor on a treadmill by himself? What was his condition? What kind of treatment had he had since the stroke? Members of Scientology are required to sign a form promising they will never seek psychiatric or mental assistance. But stroke rehabilitation involves the help of neurologists and often psychiatrists, not to mention psychotropic drugs—exactly the kind Scientology proselytizes against.
Read the whole thing here.