20 Dec 2020: FKA Twigs sues Shia LaBeouf over abuse, says 'he's dangerous'
Shia LaBeouf is at the receiving end of a slew of allegations, marring his hitherto reputation as a versatile actor.
His ex-girlfriend FKA Twigs, whose real name is Tahliah Debrett Barnett, filed a lawsuit against LaBeouf in Los Angeles Superior Court, accusing him of sexual battery, emotional distress, and abuse.
"He abuses them (women), both physically and mentally. He is dangerous," claims the lawsuit.
'The Tax Collector': LaBeouf had shot stray dogs dead to prepare for role
The lawsuit has also involved LaBeouf's former girlfriend and stylist Karolyn Pho as another victim of his violent outbursts.
The contents of the lawsuit reveal shocking shades of LaBeouf, who had reportedly crossed all borders of humanity to stay into the character in The Tax Collector.
The lawsuit alleges that he shot stray dogs dead in Los Angeles to understand a killer's "mindset."
Details: LaBeouf apparently infected Barnett with STD, wanted her 'eternal love'
Barnett claims in the lawsuit that LaBeouf once choked her while she was asleep, whispering, "If you don't stop you are going to lose me."
Thereafter, he was violent back home while riding his car with Barnett inside it, threatening her that he'll crash the car unless she professed her "eternal love" for him.
She also alleged that LaBeouf gave her an STD.
Ordeal: He would sleep with a loaded gun fearing gangsters
Barnett, who started her career as a dancer for celebrities such as Jessie J, Ed Sheeran, and Kylie Minogue, also detailed LaBeouf's possessiveness.
She said the actor would count the number of kisses she would give to him daily and would abuse her if the tally didn't match his desires.
LaBeouf also slept with a loaded gun beside Barnett, scaring her for her life.
Details: Sia supports Barnett, calls the actor 'a pathological liar'
Singer Sia voiced support for Barnett.
"I too have been hurt emotionally by Shia, a pathological liar, who conned me into an adulterous relationship claiming to be single," she tweeted.
The allegations were reported first in NYT and LaBeouf replied that "many of these allegations aren't true."
"I have a history of hurting the people closest to me. I'm ashamed of that," LaBeouf added.