Partner of the actor in the new film-event of Netflix, she decided to dissociate himself from it after several accusations of sexual and moral violence of which he is the object.
Shia LaBeouf and Vanessa Kirby share the poster for Kornél Mundruczó’s latest film, Pieces of a Woman, family drama where a couple, bruised by the death of their child during childbirth, tries to rebuild. Awarded the interpretation prize at the Venice Film Festival for this first title role, the actress of The Crown is now being talked about for his position in favor of the alleged victims of his partner, accused, in particular, of domestic violence by his former partner, the British artist FKA Twigs.
“I stand on the side of all abuse survivors and respect the courage of anyone who speaks their truth. “
Pieces of a Woman title role Vanessa Kirby supports alleged victims of Shia LaBeouf
The case dates back to December 11, when the singer, in a relationship with Shia LaBeouf from 2018 to 2019, revealed at New York Times the abuse she allegedly suffered during their relationship. From the ban on looking a man in the eye with repeated strangling, through a knowingly transmitted sexual disease, FKA Twigs denounces a hold that has gradually pushed her to isolate herself from those close to her.
A speech that she justifies by her desire to “raise awareness of the tactics used by abusers to control you.The young woman quickly received support from former relations of the actor, including singer Sia.
These statements sounded like a bomb. Less than a month before the film’s release, LaBeouf was removed from the promotion, his name deleted from the synopsis as well as from the list of candidates for the Oscar for best actor. Asked by The Sunday Times, Vanessa Kirby conceded that she could not “comment on an ongoing court case“, While ensuring to keep”on the side of all abuse survivors“And respect”the courage of whoever will tell his truth.“
Another embarrassment for Netflix
For the streaming platform, the LaBeouf case is the latest in a long list of promotional campaigns biased by sex scandals and controversies, like the one around the film. Cute . In 2017, after several minors accused him of sexual harassment, actor Kevin Spacey was kicked out of the series House of Cards and the thriller by Ridley Scott, All the Money in the World, some scenes of which must have been returned without him.