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Party photos of the week: Artists for Peace and Justice

It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon at Roots founder Michael Budman’s house. His sprawling backyard (complete with a hockey rink and pool) is transformed into a lounge-slash-concert venue for the annual star-studded Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) garden lunch, always a highlight of the Toronto International Film Festival party scene.

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Michael and Diane Budman host the Artists for Peace and Justice party at their home.

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Colin Firth and Paul Haggis attend the Artists for Peace and Justice party in the home Michael and Diane Budman.

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Hollywood hottie Maria Bello takes over the mic and says she’ll jump in the pool for $5,000 to kick-start the live auction. Causing such a stir, she racks up a whopping $20,000 – and the winning bidder gets the honour of pushing her into the pool, fully clothed, in her Marc Jacobs suit. Don’t worry, ladies, she removed her red patent leather Louboutins first.

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Hollywood hottie Maria Bello takes over the mic and says she’ll jump in the pool for $5,000 to kick-start the live auction. Causing such a stir, she racks up a whopping $20,000 – and the winning bidder gets the honour of pushing her into the pool, fully clothed, in her Marc Jacobs suit. Don’t worry, ladies, she removed her red patent leather Louboutins first.

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Hollywood hottie Maria Bello takes over the mic and says she’ll jump in the pool for $5,000 to kick-start the live auction. Causing such a stir, she racks up a whopping $20,000 – and the winning bidder gets the honour of pushing her into the pool, fully clothed, in her Marc Jacobs suit. Don’t worry, ladies, she removed her red patent leather Louboutins first.

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Adrien Brody attends the Artists for Peace and Justice party in the home Michael and Diane Budman.

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Michael Bolton performs at the Artists for Peace and Justice party in the home Michael and Diane Budman.

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Michael Budman, Colin Firth and Diane Budman at the Artists for Peace and Justice party.

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Rufus Wainwright and Jörn Weisbrodt attend the Artists for Peace and Justice party in the home Michael and Diane Budman.

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Rufus Wainwright performs at the Artists for Peace and Justice party in the home Michael and Diane Budman.

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Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis attend the Artists for Peace and Justice party in the home Michael and Diane Budman.

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Artists for Peace and Justice party in the home Michael and Diane Budman.

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