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« on: October 24, 2009, 04:37:10 PM »

                                    This is BIG.

The writer and director of "CRASH" !!!!



http://www.forum.exscn.net/showthread.php?t=14229

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0353673/
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« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2009, 07:58:26 AM »

make sure you read ALL the parts of the letter - over at
http://markrathbun.wordpress.com/

gosh I'm running out of popcorn - anyone got any left?

regards
Martin
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« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2009, 11:23:01 AM »

Yes. Scientology is taking a beating.
I truly hope those still on Hubbard`s toboggan ride to
poverty, here in New Zealand pull finger soon.

When it comes crashing down those left holding the parcel
will forever be held responsible and brought to account.

If you are a scio and you are reading this ..you already have doubts.
Please just go bush for a couple of weeks and regain the
freedom to be yourself and have your own unique perspective.

When you do wake up and re read the messages on this board,
you`ll be amazed at all the blind spots you previously had.

PM me if you need help.

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« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2009, 09:45:09 AM »

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« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2011, 02:48:23 PM »

Date: Monday Nov. 7, 2011 5:16 PM ET

                  Paul Haggis gets no satisfaction from Scientology defections

Read more: http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Entertainment/20111107/paul-haggis-scientology-defections-feelings-111107/#ixzz1d4uppDzl


TORONTO — Paul Haggis says he's been told that his high-profile rebuke of Scientology has prompted other followers to leave the controversial church.

But the Oscar-winning filmmaker insists he didn't set out to encourage others to leave the faith, which boasts several influential Hollywood devotees including Tom Cruise and John Travolta.

"It's a personal decision for me and if other people want to make a personal decision that's up to them too. I'm not on some crusade," said the 58-year-old filmmaker, who condemned the church in a lengthy magazine article earlier this year.

"I think we all have to live by our own codes and I was trying to live by mine and others can live by theirs."

The acclaimed director was in Toronto on Monday to lead a master class for film and television students at the Canadian Film Centre, which announced that Haggis had been named the new chairman of its film programs.

The role means that Haggis will deliver at least one master class a year at the training centre, which has helped launch the careers of Canuck talent including Clement Virgo, Sarah Polley, Vincenzo Natali and Don McKellar.

Haggis said it was an honour to accept the job and contribute to the legacy of filmmaker Norman Jewison, who founded the CFC.

"And you can never say no to Norman," Haggis adds. "He's an incredible filmmaker and a hero of mine so whatever he asks me to do I just say, 'Yes."'

Raised in London, Ont., Haggis became the first screenwriter to pen back-to-back Oscar winners with 2004's "Million Dollar Baby" and 2005's "Crash," which he also directed. Other writing credits include "Flags of our Fathers" and "Casino Royale."

Haggis said his current project is an original script titled "Third Person."

"It's about relationships and the questions that I struggle with," he says. "(It's about) what a relationship is and how to be in one."

He adds that the story centres on "three relationships that are intertwined in a very odd way" and would feature a sprawling cast involving nine main characters.

"I always look for things that are disturbing, whether it's something personal or social, political. Something that troubles me and a question I can't answer. And when I find that I usually know I've got something to write. And then how to write it, well who knows, that's a whole different thing," he says chuckling.

Despite his willingness to tackle difficult topics, Haggis said he's not interested in writing a movie about religion or his troubles with Scientology, which he left in 2009.

"I don't think it's that interesting," he said, nevertheless admitting that the larger issues he wrestled with in his dealings with the church could emerge in future scripts.

"We always pull from things that you deal with, you just don't know how they're going to come out."

Haggis detailed his complaints with the church in a New Yorker article posted online in February. The 25,000-word piece outlined how Haggis had ascended "all the way to the top" of the religion, founded by L. Ron Hubbard in 1952.

Haggis said he became disillusioned when his daughter Katy was allegedly ostracized after coming out as a lesbian, when his wife was allegedly ordered to cut contact with her parents after they left the church, and when he came across news reports alleging church executives were physically violent with members.

Soon after the article came out, Haggis said several people turned their backs on him and he lost at least one friend over his comments.

On Monday, Haggis said it was difficult to know whether his sharp remarks also had any effect on his career.

"It's impossible to tell, isn't it?" said Haggis, who lives in New York.

"Everything is a struggle in this business so getting your film financed, getting the next project going is always a struggle. No one's going to ride up and say, 'Listen I didn't like what you wrote, or I didn't like what you said and therefore I'm not going to do blankity blank.' But I'm not worried. There's a lot of people who have spoken out about different things in this world and they do just fine."

Comedy filmmaker David Frankel, whose films include "Marley & Me" and "The Devil Wears Prada," hosts the CFC's next master class on Tuesday at TIFF Bell Lightbox.

Read more: http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Entertainment/20111107/paul-haggis-scientology-defections-feelings-111107/#ixzz1d4uDrHr6
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« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2012, 08:35:20 AM »

Wonderwall, Friday, January 13, 2012, 10:32am (PST)

                                 Ex-Scientologist Paul Haggis feels targeted

It's been more than two years since "Crash" director Paul Haggis left the celebrity-packed Church of Scientology, in part over its stance on gay marriage, but he believes the notoriously touchy organization is still keeping tabs on him.

"There are private eyes going through my trash," Haggis, 58, tells the New York Post. "But only the paper is missing. Well, only paper I write on."

And Haggis, whose resignation from the church was the subject of a fascinating, in-depth New Yorker profile last year, doesn't think the L. Ron Hubbard-devoted powers-that-be are going to forget about him anytime soon.

"They're in it for the long haul," the filmmaker explained while making the rounds as part of his longtime charity work in Haiti. But, he's quick to point out, "I am not on a crusade to discredit Scientology."

A Scientology spokesman tells the paper that the trash allegations are "ridiculous."

Well, maybe not that ridiculous. After all, the organization, which counts Tom Cruise, John Travolta and Kirstie Alley among its decades-long devotees, does seem to have a history of using similar tactics.

Back in 1979, documents seized by the FBI (via the Associated Press) detailed a Scientology plot called "Operation Freakout" that was designed to disgrace author Paulette Cooper, who'd written a book critical of the church.

One method purportedly employed against Cooper involved stealing stationary from her apartment and using it to send bomb threats (read more about her here).

But Haggis doesn't seem to have any regrets about his departure, and he says many former Scientologists have expressed their appreciation for his candor about his experience.

"I've had people who were in Sea Org [an elite church group in which members take a "one-billion-year pledge to symbolize their commitment"] and major donors say, 'Thank you,'" Haggis shared with the Post. "Or, 'I was a member of the church till they found out I was gay.'"

Plus, it's not as though Haggis was unaware of the risks when he left the church.

"My bet is that, within two years, you're going to read something about me in a scandal that looks like it has nothing to do with the church," he told the New Yorker. "I was in a cult for thirty-four years. Everyone else could see it. I don't know why I couldn't."  .....



http://wonderwall.msn.com/movies/trash-talk-ex-scientologist-director-alleges-garbage-snooping-1661709.story

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« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2012, 08:31:45 AM »

                Crash Director Says Scientologists Are Rooting Through His Trash

Paul Haggis is a big player in Hollywood: He’s the Oscar-winning writer/director of Crash and penned scripts for films like Flags of Iwo Jima, Million Dollar Baby and Casino Royale.

He’s also a former disciple of Scientology who left in 2009 because of its teaching on homosexuality. But now, more than two years later, he says the church is still out to get him.

When the Church of Scientology was cited on a list of Prop 8 supporters, Haggis, who has two lesbian daughters, asked Scientology spokesman Thomas Davis to speak up.

Davis refused, to which Haggis replied “Silence is consent, Tommy. I refuse to consent,” and publicly renounced his membership in the controversial group after more than three decades. He’s since attacked the church’s homophobia, its alleged blackmailing of celebrities and it policy of enforcing”disconnection,” the separation of members from family and other non-church outsiders.

“I was in a cult for thirty-four years,” Haggis said. “Everyone else could see it. I don’t know why I couldn’t.”

Fast forward to last year, when, in a lengthy New Yorker profile, Haggis said he thought the church would try to discredit him by finding some dirty little secret to feed to the tabloids : “My bet is that, within two years, you’re going to read something about me in a scandal that looks like it has nothing to do with the church.”

This week Haggis told the New York Post‘s Page Six the church hasn’t let up. “There are private eyes going through my trash. But only the paper is missing. Well, only paper I write on.”

Haggis, currently working on relief efforts in Haiti, doesn’t expect the church to let up any times soon: “They’re in it for the long haul,” he tells Page Six. But he’s grateful for the many former Scientologists who have have come forward and thanked him for speaking out.

    “I’ve had people who were in Sea Org [the church’s equivalent of a religious order] and major donors say, ‘Thank you,’ ” Haggis told us. “Or, ‘I was a member of the church till they found out I was gay.’ ” Haggis reportedly resigned from the church, in part, for its stance on gay rights.

    A Scientology media rep called the claim about the trash, “ridiculous.”

If the Church of Scientology is going to start rooting through our trash for reporting this, that’s fine with us. Just take it out first, please.

http://www.queerty.com/crash-director-says-scientologists-are-rooting-through-his-trash-20120115/
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« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2012, 07:47:44 PM »

                                    ‘Crash’ creator to divorce
                   May 18, 2012




Oscar-winning “Crash” screenwriter Paul Haggis and wife Deborah Rennard, best known for her role as J.R. Ewing’s secretary on “Dallas,” are filing for divorce. In 2010, Haggis — who was also nominated for directing “Crash” — bought a $3.95 million bachelor pad formerly owned by Blackstone CFO Laurence Tosi. He’s also become a regular fixture on the New York party circuit and has been spotted with younger ladies on his arm. Haggis and Rennard were members of the Church of Scientology, but Haggis publicly renounced the church in a letter that led to an explosive New Yorker piece. The article reported that one reason for Haggis’ leaving was that Rennard was allegedly “ordered” to “disconnect” from her parents when they broke from Scientology. Rennard and Haggis have been separated for two years and are divorcing amicably, we’re told. He was recently seen out at various events with real-estate agent beauty Elizabeth Beare, who says they’re “just friends.”

Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/pagesix/crash_creator_to_divorce_FvO5dFodQwGZzhJcTUhlnN#ixzz1vCmvnDCN
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« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2012, 07:24:54 AM »

                   Business insider


 Church Of Scientology Produces Entire Magazine Attacking The New Yorker
Ashley Lutz   | Jul. 31, 2012,

The Church of Scientology has produced a 51-page magazine in an attempt to discredit an article by The New Yorker's Lawrence Wright.

The magazine, which looks like a New Yorker parody and was distributed outside Condé Nast headquarters last summer, calls Wright's 24,000-word article an "odyssey to nowhere."

The New Yorker article was critical of the religion and included details about the rumored disappearance of Scientology leader David Miscavige's wife.

The Scientologist magazine responded with a list of grievances, including:

    The initial batch of statements, assertions and questions submitted to the Church to fact check totaled 971; of these, 569 were entirely false.
    Lest anyone think eviscerating more than half the supposed facts means the other half was true—those that remained (36%) included such banal facts as the correct and full title of Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health, if it was authored by L. Ron Hubbard and when the Church of Scientology was founded.
    Only seven fact-checking “questions” focused on Church expansion (0.7%) and just one question focused on Church social betterment programs (0.1%).

Scientologists also took issue with the fact that Wright never visited the church's New York location, located 5 minutes from his office.
 DON'T MISS: How Scientologists Got Katie Holmes To Marry Tom Cruise >

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« Reply #9 on: September 03, 2012, 07:03:09 PM »

Exclusive: Oscar Winner Paul Haggis on Tom Cruise Scientology Girlfriend: “I’m appalled that any church would treat its parishioners this way”

EXCLUSIVE: Oscar winning “Crash” writer-director Paul Haggis has confirmed for me the story of Naz Boniadi, the beautiful Iranian born actress whom Scientology tried to groom as Tom Cruise’s girlfriend in 2004-2005. Vanity Fair has just released a teaser of their extraordinary story (kudos to Graydon Carter) about Cruise’s auditioning of women to be his wife in the months leading up to his choosing of Katie Holmes in April 2005. Haggis left Scientology two years ago, which I wrote about extensively. His exit was then chronicled in the New Yorker. Haggis confirms Boniadi’s saga, and tells me that she, too, has left the cult. Here’s his email to me from Rome, where he ‘s prepping a film. Haggis says he will have no other comment on this situation beyond this:

“I’ve known Nazanin for about three years.  I met her through a mutual friend when I was doing my own personal research into the allegations against Scientology, before I wrote my letter of resignation.  Naz was embarrassed by her unwitting involvement in this incident and never wanted it to come out, so I kept silent. However I was deeply disturbed by how the highest ranking members of a church could so easily justify using one of their members; how they so callously punished her and then so effectively silenced her when it was done.  It wasn’t just the threats; they actually made her feel ashamed, when all she had been was human and trusting.

After I wrote my resignation letter, a dozen or more “friends” and officials of the church repeatedly descended on me to demand that I destroy the letter and resign quietly.  I told them that wasn’t an option for me.  I also told them that I had more sources of information about the troubling nature of the organization then I was at liberty to divulge. This was one.

I’ve met quite a number of people who have been treated shamefully but are afraid to speak out.  This story will draw attention because of our fascination with celebrity.  Most of the others are just ordinary people whose stories, if told, would not appear in a magazine.  They live in fear of retribution, legal, financial or personal, even some famous ones.  They fear an incredibly wealthy organization that boasts that it seeks truth, empowers people, brings families together, encourages independent thought and free speech, and champions human rights.  I would like to say that i don’t know how its members, many of them good and intelligent people, can remain so purposely blind when they are faced with evidence like this every day, but then I am no one to talk.  I was happily blind for many years, so I know the shame that Naz feels.

In Naz’s case, she has no right to feel ashamed.  She is not only a terrific actress at the beginning of a very promising career, she is a dedicated human rights activist and a truly lovely and caring person. The last thing she wanted or needed is this kind of publicity, but here it is, and I am sure she will deal with it with the same grace and dignity she exudes in her daily life.   I’m appalled that any church would treat its parishioners this way, but Naz has never cast herself as a victim. She is strong and resilient and I am very proud to call her a friend.”

He adds in a second email:

“And FYI, in case this wasn’t clear, Naz quietly and privately resigned from the church a couple of years ago after several years of trying to handle this injustice internally, to no avail.”

http://www.showbiz411.com/2012/09/02/oscar-winner-paul-haggis-on-tom-cruise-scientology-girlfriend
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« Reply #10 on: September 04, 2012, 10:27:17 AM »

                     Paul Haggis Corroborates Vanity Fair Scientology Cover Story

Labor Day weekend is turning into another massive PR nightmare for Hollywood’s top-earning actor. One that not even his once formidable protector Pat Kinglsey could have likely circumvented.

First came the Saturday online tease for Vanity Fair’s Maureen Orth October issue cover story “What Katie Didn’t Know.” The article details how Iranian-born actress Nazanin Boniadi was unwittingly auditioned in late 2004 by the Church of Scientology to be Tom Cruise’s girlfriend and slotted into that role for what turned out to be a tumultuous few months. CoS watcher Tony Ortega commented Sunday that Orth deserves extra credit for figuring out a way to expose this latest bit of sordid CoS history (officially denied by the church):

    Boniadi has wanted to tell her story for years, we’d heard, but she’s bound by multiple non-disclosure agreements from doing so. We hear that Orth managed to do a classic “write-around,” putting together Boniadi’s story without help from Boniadi herself.

Then, last night, Showbiz 411 columnist Roger Friedman published two emails sent to him by ex-church member Paul Haggis. The writer-director confirms the shocking Vanity Fair allegations:

    “I’ve known Nazanin for about three years. I met her through a mutual friend when I was doing my own personal research into the allegations against Scientology, before I wrote my letter of resignation. Naz was embarrassed by her unwitting involvement in this incident and never wanted it to come out, so I kept silent. However I was deeply disturbed by how the highest ranking members of a church could so easily justify using one of their members; how they so callously punished her and then so effectively silenced her when it was done. It wasn’t just the threats; they actually made her feel ashamed, when all she had been was human and trusting.”

Haggis tells Friedman these emails will be his only comment on the Boniadi matter. Cruise meanwhile must decide whether to dodge or directly confront these latest damning accusations about the practices of his church.

Update – 09/03/12: A spokesperson for Cruise released the following statement in response to the Vanity Fair cover story: “”Lies in a different font are still lies — designed to sell magazines.”

http://www.mediabistro.com/fishbowlla/tom-cruise-katie-holmes-nazin-boniadi-scientology-audition-paul-haggis_b70832

Good link here...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2197921/Paul-Haggis-insists-church-officials-DID-audition-women-marry-Tom-Cruise.html
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« Reply #11 on: September 07, 2012, 03:25:44 PM »

      Tom Cruise Vanity Fair Story: Paul Haggis Weighs In on Scientology's Alleged Girlfriend Audition

by Josh Grossberg Tue., Sep. 4, 2012


Paul Haggis' beef with the Church of Scientology is well known after he publicly rejected the religion several years ago.

So given his status as a former Xenu-phile, the Crash helmer is now in a unique position to comment on Vanity Fair's October cover story, which alleges the church auditioned a female member by the name of Naz Boniadi to be Tom Cruise's girlfriend before the A-lister hooked up with Katie Holmes.

And what Haggis has to say is pretty revealing.

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In an email to Showbiz 411 published Sunday, the Oscar winner confirmed that he met Boniadi three years ago while he was looking into allegations against Scientology and before he wrote his now-infamous resignation letter.

 "[Naz] never wanted it to come out, so I kept silent," wrote Haggis. "However I was deeply disturbed by how the highest-ranking members of a church could so easily justify using one of their members; how they so callously punished her and then so effectively silenced her when it was done. It wasn't just the threats; they actually made her feel ashamed, when all she had been was human and trusting."

A rep for the church, Karin Pouw released a statement to E! News calling the allegations "hogwash."

"There was no project, secret or otherwise, ever conducted by the Church to find a bride (audition or otherwise) for any member," read the statement. "The allegation and entire premise of the Vanity Fair article is totally false."

Josh Brolin on Scientology: "It's really f--king bizarre!"

The spokeswoman also labeled Haggis an "apostate" who's "attempting to grab headlines and falsely slander his former religion."

Additionally, Cruise's attorney, Bert Fields spoke out about the article. "Vanity Fair's story is essentially a rehash of tired old lies previously run in the supermarket tabloids, quoting the same bogus 'sources,'" Fields said in a statement released today. "It's long, boring and false."

The VF article has been the talk of Hollywood this week since alleging that Boniadi went out with the Top Gun star from November 2004 to January 2005 and even briefly moved into his house after being selected by Shelly Miscavige, the wife of Scientology honcho David Miscavige. The report goes on to state that before meeting Cruise, the Iranian-born thesp was ordered to get rid of her braces, lose her red highlights and dump her then-boyfriend, not to mention sign a confidentiality agreement with the church.

After the relationship soured, the story alleges that a distraught Boniadi ended up telling a friend about her ordeal, and the friend reported her to Scientology officials, who punished her by having her scrub toilets with a toothbrush, clean bathroom tiles with acid and dig ditches in the middle of the night.

Cannes Notebook: Crash director Paul Haggis shaken about Bond, stirred by Haiti

Haggis added, "I've met quite a number of people who have been treated shamefully but are afraid to speak out. This story will draw attention because of our fascination with celebrity. Most of the others are just ordinary people whose stories, if told, would not appear in a magazine. They live in fear of retribution, legal, financial or personal, even some famous ones."

The filmmaker concluded by expressing support for Boniadi, who left the church a few years ago and is now a spokesperson for Amnesty International.

"In Naz's case, she has no right to feel ashamed. She is not only a terrific actress at the beginning of a very promising career, she is a dedicated human-rights activist and a truly lovely and caring person. The last thing she wanted or needed is this kind of publicity, but here it is, and I am sure she will deal with it with the same grace and dignity she exudes in her daily life," he said.

http://au.eonline.com/news/343000/tom-cruise-vanity-fair-story-paul-haggis-weighs-in-on-scientology-s-alleged-girlfriend-audition?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-movienews&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_movienews
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« Reply #12 on: September 09, 2012, 05:09:02 PM »

                                Paul Haggis calls Church of Scientology a bunch of bullies

Paul Haggis was in town to host an event for his charity Artists for Peace and Justice, but first the local boy (well, technically, London boy) and Crash director stopped by Soho House to attend parties for Imogene and The Master. The latter is unofficially about the Church of Scientology, and since Haggis, a former CoS member, recently made headlines when he backed a story about Tom Cruise and girlfriend auditing, we figured he might have a few, possibly choice, thoughts to share. He did.

• On The Master
“I haven’t seen it yet, but yeah, I’m really looking forward to it. I’m going to go upstairs and congratulate him [P.T. Anderson].”

• On his departure from the Church of Scientology
“I thought when I left [in 2009] that about three people were going to care, and then it became this huge thing all over the media and just crazy.”

• On backing the new Vanity Fair cover story that claims the CoS auditioned and then rejected British-Iranian actress Nazanin Boniadi to be Tom Cruise’s future wife (the CoS has denied the story):
“My friend was being bullied, and I just don’t like to see that, so I said something. I really don’t like bullies.”

http://www.torontolife.com/daily/hype/tiff-talk/2012/09/08/tiff-party-gossip-paul-haggis-church-of-scientology/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=tiff-party-gossip-paul-haggis-church-of-scientology
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« Reply #13 on: January 19, 2013, 07:21:04 AM »

                                 Haggis ashamed of Scientology past

Oscar winner Paul Haggis quit the Church of Scientology after 34 years because he was ashamed of becoming part of an organization he now considers a cult.

The Crash writer/director, who hails from London, Ont., has become the most famous and one of the most vocal former Scientologists, and on Thursday night he opened up about his time with the Church on U.S. news show Rock Center.

In his first TV interview about his former faith, he told newsman Harry Smith he walked away from Scientology because he was embarrassed by his links to the Church.

Haggis said, "I was ashamed of my own stupidity, of how I could have been so purposely blind for so many years."

And the filmmaker admits sitting down to talk about his feelings on TV is "incredibly stupid", adding, "These are not people you want to mess with."

He adds, "You've got these folks inside this fortress who won't look out and won't look at any criticism and can't bear the investigation and they think everybody is against them. How would you describe that? It's a cult."
   

Church of Scientology officials were well prepared for Haggis' TV appearance on Rock Center and released a statement to news show Access Hollywood before the programme aired. It read: "It is common knowledge in Hollywood that Mr. Haggis is one of the most arrogant and self-important persons that people have ever met.

"Paul Haggis has had no first-hand knowledge about the Church of Scientology for more than 30 years and the only information he has is hearsay."




http://jam.canoe.ca/Movies/2013/01/18/20506126-wenn-story.html?cid=rssentertainment

http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/371716/Director-Paul-Haggis-I-was-ashamed-to-be-a-Scientologist-/

http://www.wdef.com/entertainment/story/Haggis-speaks-out-about-Scientology/A1g6AQ1WuU-IIu21oQ_5GA.cspx
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                            Paul Haggis on his interest in Scientology and defending his friends
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