Shia LaBeouf Goes to Rehab
It's about time
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Jul 1, 2014 8:59 AM CDT
Shia LaBeouf, represented by a Legal Aid attorney, is arraigned in Midtown Community Court, in New York, Friday, June 27, 2014.   (AP Photo/Daily News, Anthony DelMundo, Pool)

(Newser) – Did Shia LaBeouf's crazy night on Broadway last week finally convince him it's time to get help? Maybe: After he was kicked out of a theater and arrested Thursday night, LaBeouf checked into rehab in LA yesterday, x17 reports. LaBeouf was also seen toting Alcoholics Anonymous literature, Radar notes, adding that this isn't LaBeouf's first experience with AA: He reportedly celebrated 60 days of sobriety at an AA meeting in 2008, and in 2011 he admitted he was an alcoholic publicly and was seen attending meetings.

As TMZ points out in numerous articles, the Broadway incident was just the latest bit of misbehavior from LaBeouf: Last month he was banned from an LA restaurant for peeing on its outside wall; earlier this month he was recorded trying to fight outside a New York strip club; and hours before his arrest Thursday, he chased a homeless man after a weird argument over a hat the guy was wearing. And then, of course, there was his 2011 bar brawl, his 2014 bar brawl, that whole debacle with Alec Baldwin, the paper bag incident, and his bizarre plagiarized apology tour.

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F. Ewe
Jul 3, 2014 11:18 AM CDT
Finally! It's been entertaining but uncomfortable to watch the dude spiral down. We will forgive you, Shia, you are far from the first out of control human being, just get your shit together! But you're still not allowed anywhere near the Indiana Jones franchise.
Jul 2, 2014 2:40 AM CDT
Good, I hope he gets the help he needs. A lot of people forget or don't realize he was a child actor; he was almost destined to be fucked up.
Ezekiel 25:17
Jul 1, 2014 3:12 PM CDT
Hello, my name is $hithead Leboring. I tanked Indy and lead to the fridge nuking incident. I'm mostly upset that people don't bow down before me when I go out. Any of you all in group have some crack?