Here is a piece of shocking news for the fans of actor Shia LaBeouf. The actor has landed up in legal trouble as British musician and his ex-girlfriend FKA Twigs has filed a lawsuit against the actor on Friday, accusing him of Physical and emotional abuse during their relationship.
As per the latest media report, the lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court seeking unspecified damages for alleged s*xual battery, assault and emotional trauma. The lawsuit was filed under FKA twigs birth name, Tahliah Barnett.
Shia LaBeouf has given a statement to the New York Times which reads, “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 rationalizations. 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 lawsuit says Shia LaBeouf “engaged in a continuous stream of verbal and mental abuse toward Tahliah, belittling her and berating her after the slightest perceived ‘insult’.”
FKA twigs’ attorney Freedman said in a statement that the musician initially wanted to resolve the matter privately on condition Shia LaBeouf agrees to receive “meaningful and consistent psychological treatment.”
The statement added, “Since he was unwilling to agree to get appropriate help, Ms. Barnett filed this suit to prevent others from unknowingly suffering similar abuse by him.”
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