Beck has finally gone on record about ties to Scientology, and says he is “not a Scientologist.”

In an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald, he says he thinks “there’s a misconception” that he belongs to the Church, but that he isn’t connected or affiliated with it.

While he mentions that his father “has been a Scientologist for a long time,” he says he’s “pretty much just focused on [his] music and [his] work for most of [his] life, and tended to do [his] own thing.” He thinks his connection to Scientology was “just something people ran with.”

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