Shia LaBeouf sued for domestic violence by ex-girlfriend FKA Wigs

The singer notably accuses the former child star of having tried to strangle her during their relationship between 2018 and 2019.

British singer FKA Twigs filed a lawsuit on Friday against her ex-boyfriend Shia LaBeouf, for physical and psychological violence during their one-year relationship, between 2018 and 2019. Information revealed by the New York Times.

In this lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, singer Tahliah Barnett, whose real name is, says that her ex-boyfriend “engaged in a continuous flow of verbal and mental violence against him“, Demeaning and berating her after the slightest”perceived insult.In February 2019, the actor allegedly pushed her against a car and tried to strangle her. She also accuses him of knowingly transmitting a sexually transmitted disease to her.

“I have no excuse for my alcoholism or my aggressiveness”

Shia LaBeouf at the New York Times

Tahliah Barnett’s lawyer said in a statement that his client initially wanted to resolve the case in private on the condition that the actor agrees to receive “meaningful and consistent psychological treatment“. “Since he was unwilling to agree to get appropriate help, Ms Barnett brought an action to prevent others from unknowingly suffering similar abuse by him.», Added Master Freedman. Representatives for Shia LaBeouf, 34, declined to comment.

Several detoxification cures

The two stars met in 2018 on the set of Honey boy which recounts the dysfunctional first years of a young actor. A semi-autobiographical feature film for Shia Labeouf who plays the main character.

This one became known in the 2000s on Disney Channel in The Stevens War before appearing years later in blockbusters like transformers and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Over the past few years, he has had several conflicts with the law for disorderly conduct, drunk driving on public roads or contempt of an officer. The actor followed several detoxification cures to fight against his alcoholism in 2014 and 2017.


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