Shia LaBeouf Explains 'Mortifying' Arrest, 'White Privilege'-Fueled Tirade

Shia La Beouf covers 'Esquire' magazine's April 2018 issue

Shia LaBeouf gives first interview since 'mortifying' 2017 arrest: 'I f---ed up'

Looking back on his 2017 arrest after a drunken altercation and profanity-laced tirade at an eatery in Savannah, Georgia, LaBeouf opens up in a new interview with Esquire, admitting he now finds the whole thing to be deeply embarrassing.

'White privilege and desperation and disaster. It came from a place of self-centered delusion ... Zachary Gottsagen, the lead actor in the film, was disappointed in LaBeouf for getting arrested while the movie was being made and potentially ruining the actor's shot.

The #TAKEMEANYWHERE director hit a new low on July 8 when he repeatedly called Chatham County police officers 'b****' and 'w****' during his sixth arrest (for obstruction, disorderly conduct, and public drunkenness) in Savannah.

"McEnroe was a master at his rage". "My public outbursts are failures. They're not strategic. They're a struggling motherf**ker showing his a** in front of the world".

"I've got to look at my failures in the face for a while. He goes to the money and pushes to try to get me in the movie, the money says no, and that's the end of me hanging out with Spike Lee for this film".

And the 31-year-old - who married his co-star Mia Goth in Las Vegas in 2016 - now seems to be keen to atone for his past, calling himself a "buffoon" and admitting he "lost the plot", adding he needs to "take ownership of his shit and clean up his side of the street". We wish him the best! "I fucking love Kanye West".

The actor said he was chatting with Kim Kardashian's husband over creative collaborations when Kanye asked if he could have some of his clothes for a pop-up store. She is, of course, obsessed with Kanye West. "When I brought her backstage, he was a f-ing sweetheart to her". And it just felt fair.

In the Esquire profile, titled, "Shia LaBeouf is Ready to Talk About It", the actor says of his past behavior, "I fucked up". "Take everything you want'".

"He took all my fucking clothes", Shia said. "Me and him haven't really been in contact since he blew up onstage and, you know, sh** on me". "Give him a call" (Labeouf worked with Cudi on music videos "Maniac" and "Marijuana"). "He's going through a lot".

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