Again in 2017, Shia LeBeouf was arrested in Savannah, Georgia for public drunkenness. TMZ later launched a video of his profane, racist meltdown whereas in custody. (One of many arresting officers was black)
However, in line with LeBeouf, the incident led to him to taking sobriety significantly and looking for assist for his habit.
Final 12 months, he advised Esquire, What went on in Georgia was mortifying. White privilege and desperation and catastrophe… It got here from a spot of self-centered delusion… It was me making an attempt to absolve myself of guilt for getting arrested.
And this weekend, on the Hollywood Movie Awards, he shocked the viewers by thanking the officers who arrested him. Whereas accepting an award for his new movie Honey Boy (which is predicated on his life as a baby star), he mentioned, I need to thank the police officer who arrested me in Georgia for altering my life [and] my therapist and my sponsor for saving my life. He additionally thanked his dad and mom for giving me life.
The film opens huge subsequent week.