This year's Emmy Awards might be a little awkward for two nominees.
In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Leah Remini claims that her relationship with Elisabeth Moss is strained since she left the Church of Scientology, of which Moss is still a member.
"Elisabeth Moss believes that she can't talk to me," the 47-year-old actress says. "There's a thing in Scientology called 'acceptable truth.' It means you only say what's acceptable to the public. But she believes that I'm an antisocial personality -- because I've spoken out against Scientology. So she isn't allowed to talk to me. And me knowing that, I wouldn't put her in the awkward position."
Leah Remini through the years
Leah Remini through the years
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 14: Actress Leah Remini arrives to the 2014 UNICEF Ball Presented by Baccarat at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on January 14, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 1710' - Leah Remini and Tony Dovolani were the next couple to be eliminated on 'Dancing with the Stars,' MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18 (8:00-10:01 pm, ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Adam Taylor/ABC via Getty Images)
TONY DOVOLANI, LEAH REMINI, BROOKE BURKE-CHARVET, TOM BERGERON
Actress LEAH REMINI at the Los Angeles premiere of Swordfish. 04JUN2001. Paul Smith/Featureflash
los angeles sep 16 leah...
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 03: A view of the Church of Scientology International in Hollywood on February 03, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
The Hollywood Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre.
Church of Scientology, Toronto Head Office
celebrity scientology church los angeles la
CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY EUROPEAN OFFICE FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND HUMAN RIGHTS 91 RUE DE LA LOI BRUSSELS
Both women are expected to attend the Emmys this year. Remini is nominated for her docu-series, Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath, while Moss earned a nomination for her role on The Handmaid's Tale. Remini says that were she to run into the 35-year-old actress, she would "of course" speak to her. "I don't hold anything against Elisabeth Moss other than she's continuing to support a group that is abusive and destroying families," she says.
Over the weekend, Remini won Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming at the 33rd Annual Television Critics Association Awards for her docu-series, which may have displeased Moss.
Ellen Thompson, the wife of TVLine's Dave Nemetz, tweeted that Moss "left the room" when Remini accepted her award on Friday night.
Scientologist Elisabeth Moss left the room while Leah Remini accepted her TCA award. Hope she still heard what Leah said. #TCA17@LeahRemini
Remini has said in the past that she's experienced negative repercussions since she started to speak out against the Church. During an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show last year, the Kevin Can Wait star alleged that she had "been followed," but said her story "pales in comparison to what happened to other people" and "how people are bullied into silence."
Emmy Nominations: A Look at Some of the Nominees
Emmy Nominations: A Look at Some of the Nominees
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 24: Actress Claire Foy attends Netflix's 'The Crown' For Your Consideration Event at Netflix FYSee Space on May 24, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Matthew Simmons/Getty Images)
Cast member Nicole Kidman poses at the premiere of the HBO television series "Big Little Lies" in Los Angeles, California U.S., February 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 29: Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at the FYC Event for ABC's 'American Crime' at the Saban Media Center on April 29, 2017 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
Actress Regina King arrives at the 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, California January 17, 2016. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
Robin Wright from the Netflix series "House of Cards" arrives at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles September 22, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (EMMYS-ARRIVALS)
Actor Viola Davis arrives for the Time 100 Gala in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S. April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 30: Keri Russell is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 30, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 30: Actor Evan Rachel Wood at HBO's 'Westworld' FYC panel at the Saban Media Center on May 30, 2017 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Cast member Thandie Newton attends the premiere of the HBO series "Westworld" in Hollywood, California, U.S. September 28, 2016. REUTERS/Phil McCarten
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 11: Ewan McGregor arrives for FX's 'Fargo' For Your Consideration Event at Saban Media Center on May 11, 2017 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 11: Actress Carrie Coon attends the 'Fargo' For Your Consideration event at Saban Media Center on May 11, 2017 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
Actress Uzo Aduba poses at the BAFTA Los Angeles TV Tea in Los Angeles, California, September 19, 2015. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
2017 MTV Movie and TV Awards - Show ? Los Angeles, U.S., 07/05/2017 ? Millie Bobby Brown accepts the award for best actor in a show for "Stranger Things." REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Australian actor Geoffrey Rush arrives during the G'Day USA Black Tie Gala in Los Angeles, California, January 11, 2014. REUTERS/Gus Ruelas (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Actress Chrissy Metz arrives at the People's Choice Awards 2017 in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 18, 2017. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
Television host Jimmy Kimmel poses during the GQ Men of the Year party in West Hollywood, California December 3, 2015. Picture taken December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian
Actor Anthony Anderson arrives at the 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, California, U.S., December 11, 2016. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
Actor William H. Macy arrives at the 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California January 30, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Cast member Milo Ventimiglia answers questions during the panel for "This Is Us" at the NBC Universal Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. August 2, 2016. REUTERS/Phil McCarten
Actor Sterling K. Brown poses backstage with his award for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series for 'The People v. O.J. Simpson' during the 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, California, U.S., December 11, 2016. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
As for why she thinks many people don't leave Scientology, Remini told DeGeneres that it's not what people may think. "The Church does have all your secrets from when you were a child, but that isn't the reason why people don't leave the Church," she claimed. "People don't leave the Church because they actually believe what they're doing is good. It's very hard for me to attack something that I believed in, and I believed in it wholeheartedly my whole life. It's a difficult position to be in. They believe that they have the answers to life to help mankind."
The Church has previously responded to Remini's past criticisms, including claims made in her book, Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology, saying in a statement to ET, "It comes as no surprise that someone as self-absorbed as Leah Remini with an insatiable craving for attention would exploit her former faith as a publicity stunt by rewriting her history with it, including omitting that she was participating in a program to remain a Scientologist by her own choice, as she was on the verge of being expelled for her ethical lapses."