Beatings and moreEdit
Miscavige has been accused of assaulting and beating members of staff.
Mr. Miscavige told me on more than one occasion how he had physically attacked a female who was a fellow "Commodore's Messenger" in 1981. He said he beat her up and threw her off post.
At Gold Base according to former staff members beatings took place secretly during the 1990’s but from 2000 he beat, “these guys” steadily more and it became habitual. During 2003 and 2004 the author assumes beatings happened at least once every day and there may have been several if there were many meetings. Rick Cruzen, Mark Ingber, Guillaume Lesevre, Ray Mithoff, Mike Rinder and Marc Yager were hit repeatedly at meetings. Other former members of Miscavige’s staff confirm that beatings became more frequent in later years. 
The four assaults I witnessed were against Mike Rinder, Mark Yager, Guillaume Lesevre and Ray Mithoff (four of the highest-ranking officers of the Church of Scientology). In the case of Mike Rinder, he and I were standing shoulder to shoulder when Mike was attacked. Miscavige didn't like a minor edit that Mike had made to a video we were working on. Suddenly Miscavige just went off: he lunged, grabbed Mike's head with both hands and bashed his head into solid cherry-wood paneling three times putting his whole body into the effort. Mike has since departed from the Church. Violent physical abuse is just the tip of a dark iceberg. 
There was other abuse besides beatings.
Jackie Wolff wept as she recalled the chaotic night she was ordered to stand at a microphone in the mess hall and confess her “crimes” in front of 300 fellow workers, many jeering and heckling her.
Gary Morehead dredged up his recollection of Scientology leader David Miscavige punishing venerable church leaders by forcing them to live out of tents for days, wash with a garden hose and use an open latrine. 
These videos are not very intellectual in the same way as David Miscavige does not appear to be very intellectual, none the less the videos show something about the man's character and they are a small sample of Miscavige related videos on Youtube.
- Scientology Exposed - The Violence of Leader David Miscavige A former high ranking Scientologist claims he was seriously beaten by Miscavige.
- David Miscavige Discusses Anonymous! This video shows how far Miscavige controls anger, even in front of television cameras.
- Miscavige at a birthday party David Miscavige at a birthday party for Tom Cruise