Director Paul Haggis Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges In Italy

Oscar-winning screenwriter and director Paul Haggis was arrested in Southern Italy, on charges of sexual assault and aggravated personal injury on Sunday. Haggis is being accused of forcing a young woman to undergo sexual intercourse over the course of two days in Ostuni.

Haggis’ longtime personal attorney Priya Chaudhry confirmed that he is in police custody in a statement according to Variety.