We actually go to the same Catholic church and was my project partner in Grade 10 - when he was there (I forget which class).
Anyways, long story short, I have watched a few of his movies (Airbud, etc.) and I have seen him on the odd TV show. It has probably been 2 years since I have seen him in person and on TV to be honest. And then I was getting caught up on some blogs and saw this: