New York, Jan 30 : Tom Cruise's Scientology video might have created a controversy, but it did a good thing for the sect.
A rep for the faith turned said that the leak of the propaganda clip resulted in people searching for Church of Scientology Web sites.
"Having presented these selective and out-of-context excerpts with the intent of creating both controversy and ridicule resulted in people searching for Church of Scientology Web sites," the New York Post quoted the rep, as saying.
Scientology turned up on the "most searched for" lists of various search engines, the rep added.
But whoever leaked the video is still in trouble.
An insider told said: "The clip on the Internet was nine minutes long - but the original was way longer. It was edited to make Tom look really crazy."