Watts trying out Buddhism

LONDON: Naomi Watts, Hollywood actress and star of King Kong, is converting to Buddhism after becoming obsessed with the religion while filming the new movie The Painted Veil. According to contactm-usic.com, Watts feels drawn to the faith and has even taken up meditating and wearing Buddhist style beads on her wrist. She says, “I have some belief but I am not a strict Buddhist or anything yet. There was a lot of excitement and energy there.”