Kathy Haggis Blog

A Tale by Two Liars: Lawrence Wright and Paul Haggis

Paul Haggis was cheated out of a credit on Lawrence Wright’s recent book (now a “documentary”).  The credit should read “written by Lawrence Wright, fabricated by Paul Haggis.”  And it should be subtitled … Continue reading

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The Starter Wife

I have never met a woman with more sheer guts and determination than Paul’s first wife, Diane. She bore four children, lost a son, and raised three girls with extraordinary … Continue reading

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Debunking “The Apostate”

Below is a letter I wrote to David Remnick, Editor of The New Yorker magazine, in response to their recent profile on Paul Haggis. Although Remnick devoted 28 pages to … Continue reading

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How Pinocchio Became a Jackass

As I explain in The Brother I Knew, for the first eighteen years of his career, I maintained close personal and professional relationships with Paul. We collaborated as screenwriters, our … Continue reading

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They Shoot Actors, Don’t They?

I don’t use anyone’s name on this blog but my own.  When I relate an anecdote contributed by someone else, I change their name.  People in this industry are, quite … Continue reading

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In Search of Rosebud

How does an individual go so far off the beam as to think he can defame any number of people and entire institutions with impunity?  One thing I know from … Continue reading

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The Big Lie

Paul harbors some odd theories about life.  His favorite is known as “The Big Lie Theory” which boils down to this: The bigger the lie the more likely people are … Continue reading

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