Shia LaBeouf's Livestream Ends 1440 Days Early

'He Will Not Divide Us' became 'flashpoint for violence'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 10, 2017 10:32 AM CST
Shia LaBeof's Political Livestream Is Kaput
In this Nov. 30, 2016 file photo, Shia LaBeouf arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Man Down" at ArcLight Cinemas Hollywood.    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Shia LaBeouf's "He Will Not Divide Us" project was supposed to be livestreamed for the duration of Donald Trump's presidency, meaning a minimum of four years. Instead, on Friday, 3 weeks into said presidency, the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens announced that it was shutting the project down, Page Six reports. LaBeouf had confronted a white supremacist on the livestream and even got himself arrested for another confrontation, but those weren't the only problems.

TMZ reports there were other physical altercations, and the NYPD had started patrolling the area regularly. The department said there were "numerous arrests" related to the project. Locals had also complained about noise, drug use, and public urination from guests who came to ogle the "He Will Not Divide Us" painted on the museum's wall where the camera was mounted. In the space where the livestream used to be on the project's website, it now simply says, "THE MUSEUM HAS ABANDONED US." The next presidential inauguration occurs 1,440 days from today. (Click for a list of crazy things Shia has done.)

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