Paul Haggis – famous for writing / directing the best film “Crash” of 2006 – has been arrested in Italy for sexual violence … according to several reports.
Local media report that the Oscar-winning filmmaker, who also wrote “Million Dollar Baby,” among other hit movies over the years, was arrested on Sunday in the town of Ostun, where she has been charged with forcing an unknown young woman into sex. with him within 2 days. She is in town for a new film festival called Allora Fest this week.
Haggis took a woman of non-Italian descent to the airport after the alleged assault and left confused … According to Italian reports, law enforcement.
The alleged victim is said to have been cared for by airport staff, who took him to the hospital … where he eventually prosecuted Haggis and named him the alleged culprit. He is still under arrest and his incident has been removed from the AF configuration.
Allora Fest honchos says: “The themes of the festival include equality, gender equality and solidarity. As professionals and women, they are appalled and hope that the festival will help increase knowledge and awareness of such a topic. A topical and increasingly urgent topic.” The authorities are investigating the case further.
We have contacted Haggis representatives, have not yet heard. Several other women have accused her of sexual abuse in recent years – all of which she has denied.
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