'Although Scientologists don't believe in prayers, my prayers go out to her': Leah Remini issues terse tribute to Kirstie Alley amid their decades-long feud over controversial Hollywood religion
- Remini, who publicly left Scientology in 2013, had clashed with Alley for many years about her continued commitment to the organization
- Despite their feud, Remini said she does not take any pleasure in Alley's passing and offered prayers to Alley's children
- Alley's close relationship with her Dancing with the Stars partner, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, was damaged when he became close with Remini in 2014
- Alley died Monday after a brief battle with colon cancer, she was one of the Church of Scientology's best-known celebrity members
Vocal Scientology opponent Leah Remini offered a terse condolence message upon hearing the news of actress and notable Scientology Kirstie Alley's passing.