David Letterman roasts Scientology again in hilariously random "Going Clear" parody

Bet you didn't know David Letterman was a Scientologist for 40 years and appeared in "Going Clear"

By Colin Gorenstein
April 7, 2015 6:53PM (UTC)
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(Late Show With David Letterman)

David Letterman announced on "The Late Show" last week that he hadn't seen the HBO documentary "Going Clear." What he didn't tell us was that he actually had a cameo appearance in it. Well, kind of.

Letterman, who is showing no signs of fatigue from Scientology roasting, marched on in his conquest with a clip from the documentary which featured interviews from Spanky Taylor, Paul Haggis and -- oh, yes, himself. Introduced as "TV Host and Scientologist for 40 years," Letterman tells all about his time with the church, and also his "puss-laden chancres."

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