Shia LaBeouf Receiving Voluntary Treatment For Alcohol Addiction, Not In Rehab
Shia LaBeouf has begun a voluntary treatment for alcohol addiction, according to his rep, following his arrest in New York City.
Shia LaBeouf Arrested In NYC
LaBeouf was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing on Thursday, June 26, after allegedly disrupting a performance of Cabaret at New York’s Studio 54. Sources say LaBeouf was smoking in the theater and talking loudly – it is believed he was intoxicated at the time.
“He was disruptive during act one and escorted out of Studio 54 at intermission,” said a rep for Cabaret.
LaBeouf was arraigned in New York on Friday morning and released on his own recognizance. His court date is scheduled to take place on July 24.
LaBeouf Not In Rehab
When he returned to Los Angeles, paparazzi followed him everywhere and some photographers snapped photos of LaBeouf carrying Alcoholics Anonymous literature. LaBeouf is somewhat known for his erratic behavior when it comes to alcohol, and some took this as a sign that LaBeouf was finally checking himself into rehab, but a rep for the troubled actor said that is not the case.
“Contrary to previous erroneous reports, Shia LaBeouf has not checked into a rehabilitation facility but he is voluntarily receiving treatment for alcohol addiction. He understands that these recent actions are a symptom of a larger health problem and he has taken the first of many steps towards recovery. There will be no further comments made at this time,” his rep said in a statement.
LaBeouf’s next film, Fury, is set for release on November 14, 2014.
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