Fact: Scottish star Gerard Butler locked lips with Paul Haggis on Thursday (21Feb13) after willingly bidding $75,000 (£46,875) for a moment of "joy" with the filmmaker during a special charity auction in Los Angeles on Thursday (21Feb13). Proceeds from the sale benefited the director's Artists for Peace and Justice organisation, which provides funds to aid ongoing earthquake relief efforts in Haiti.
Fact: Oscar-winning screenwriter and director Paul Haggis has opened up about his decision to walk away from the Church of Scientology for the first time on Tv. The Crash writer/director sat down for an interview with U.S. newsman Brian Williams, which will air on Rock Center on Thursday night (17Jan13).
Fact: Oscar-winner Paul Haggis has shot the video which will accompany the new WE ARE THE WORLD charity anthem. The director and Artists for Peace and Justice charity co-founder will use the latest 3-D technology to capture the historic star-studded recording session, which took place in Los Angeles on Monday night (01Feb10).
Quote: "I hoped it had disappeared and gone off my resume. But every time I see (GEORGE) CLOONEY, he reminds me of it, and busts me before I can bust him." CRASH writer Paul Haggis on his unsuccessful TV drama THE FACTS OF LIFE.