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Jennifer Lopez helped Leah Remini after scientology exit

Jennifer Lopez helped Leah Remini after scientology exit

March 21 (UPI) -- Jennifer Lopez opened up about standing by Leah Remini after she left the church of Scientology while appearing on "The Ellen Show" on Friday.
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Leah Remini lands TLC reality show

Leah Remini lands TLC reality show

LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) -- Leah Remini will star in a TLC reality series.
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Leah Remini says she left scientology because of her daughter

Leah Remini says she left scientology because of her daughter

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Leah Remini doesn't "want to be known as this bitter, ex-Scientologist." However, she wants "people to know the truth."
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Leah Remini cut from DWTS

Leah Remini cut from DWTS

Nov. 19 (UPI) -- 'Dancing With The Stars' said goodbye to one more duo Monday night with the elimination of Leah Remini, and her partner Tony Dovolani, departing the competition one week before the finals.
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Leah Remini eliminated from 'Dancing with the Stars'

Leah Remini eliminated from 'Dancing with the Stars'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Actress Leah Remini and her professional partner, Tony Dovolani, were eliminated from the "Dancing with the Stars' semifinals in Los Angeles Monday night.
Elizabeth Berkley gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Elizabeth Berkley gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Actress Elizabeth Berkley was eliminated from "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles Monday night.
Brant Daugherty gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Brant Daugherty gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Actor Brant Daugherty and his professional dance partner, Peta Murgatroyd, were eliminated from "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles Monday night.
Snooki Polizzi eliminated from 'Dancing with the Stars'

Snooki Polizzi eliminated from 'Dancing with the Stars'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- "Jersey Shore" alum Snooki Polizzi became the latest celebrity eliminated from "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles Monday night.
No one eliminated from 'Dancing with the Stars'

No one eliminated from 'Dancing with the Stars'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- No one was eliminated from "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles Monday night, thanks to a technical glitch affecting the viewer voting system.
Christina Milian gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Christina Milian gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Singer Christina Milian and her professional partner Mark Ballas were eliminated from "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles Monday night.
Valerie Harper gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Valerie Harper gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Cancer-stricken actress Valerie Harper and her professional partner Tristan MacManus were eliminated from "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles Monday night.
Remini to testify against Church of Scientology in lawsuit

Remini to testify against Church of Scientology in lawsuit

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Leah Remini is to document her experiences with the Church of Scientology in a deposition for a lawsuit against the organization, RadarOnline said.
Bill Nye gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Bill Nye gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- TV personality Bill Nye "The Science Guy" was eliminated on "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles Monday night.
Keyshawn Johnson gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Keyshawn Johnson gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Professional football player Keyshawn Johnson became the first celebrity eliminated from Season 17 of "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles Monday night.
Valerie Harper to compete on 'Dancing with the Stars,' ABC confirms

Valerie Harper to compete on 'Dancing with the Stars,' ABC confirms

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Valerie Harper, Christina Milian, Keyshawn Johnson, Elizabeth Berkley and Amber Riley are to compete on Season 17 of "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles.
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Leah Marie Remini (born June 15, 1970) is an American actress and model. She is best known for her role as Carrie Heffernan on the CBS sitcom The King of Queens and as Stacey Carosi on the NBC sitcom Saved by the Bell. She is no longer one of the co-hosts on daytime CBS network talk show/series, The Talk as she was not asked to return for a second season.

Leah Remini was born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City, the daughter of Vicki Marshall, a private school teacher, and George Remini, who owned an asbestos removal company. Her mother was of Austrian Jewish background and her father was Sicilian. Remini has an older sister, Nicole Remini (born 1969), who was her assistant on The King of Queens. She also has four half-sisters, including Christina (born 1969).

Remini moved to Los Angeles at the age of 13 with her mother. When Remini was 14, she left school and worked as a hostess at a restaurant while auditioning for acting jobs.

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