Shia LaBeouf and talent agency part ways as actor receives inpatient care after abuse claims

Actor was accused of sexual battery and assault by FKA twigs

Ellie Harrison
Wednesday 10 February 2021 09:19 GMT
FKA twigs discusses alleged abuse during relationship with Shia LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf has parted ways with his Hollywood talent agency CAA, according to reports.

A source told US insider site Variety that LaBeouf was not fired by the agency, but made the decision to take a break from acting, and he is currently living at an inpatient facility where he has been receiving treatment for over five weeks.

The Independent has contacted CAA for comment.

The news follows a lawsuit filed in December by his ex-girlfriend, the musician FKA twigs, who accused LaBeouf of sexual battery, assault, and infliction of emotional distress.

In response to the claims, LaBeouf admitted to his alcoholism and aggression, stating: “I’m not in any position to tell anyone how my behaviour made them feel. I have no excuses for my alcoholism or aggression, only rationalisations."

Read more - FKA twigs claims Shia LaBeouf banned her from looking at other men and gave her a ‘quota’ for kisses

He added: "I have been abusive to myself and everyone around me for years. I have a history of hurting the people closest to me. I’m ashamed of that history and am sorry to those I hurt. There is nothing else I can really say.”

The actor’s attorney, Shawn Holley, told Variety in December: “Shia needs help and he knows that. We are actively seeking the kind of meaningful, intensive, long-term inpatient treatment that he desperately needs.”

Anyone who requires help or support can contact the National Domestic Abuse Helpline which is open 24/7 365 days per year on 0808 2000 247 or via their website

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