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Shia LaBeouf arrested in a New York theatre

The controversial actor was removed from Studio 54 during a performance of Cabaret for ‘causing a disturbance and using obscene language’

Shia LaBeouf just can't stay away from controversy. The Transformers actor slash performance artist slash jump rope maestro has found himself in hot water again after being arrested during a New York performance of Cabaret which stars Michelle Williams and Alan Cumming. 

Police charged the actor with criminal conduct and disorderly conduct and took him into custody after he refused to listen to security guards. According to reports, LaBeouf engaged in abusive behaviour while drunk. He was also smoking inside the Studio 54 theatre. 

"Fuck you. This is fucking bullshit. Do you know my life? Do you know who the fuck I am?” the 28-year-old actor said, according to the criminal complaint. “Do you know who I am?”

An NYPD spokesman said: "He was being rather difficult and combative, verbally... to the point where security guards asked him to please leave the premises and he refused. Police were called and he was detained and arrested."

The #IAMNOTFAMOUS star has experienced an action-packed year: in January he was accused of headbutting a man during a bar fight in Peckham, defended himself against a plagiarism scandal involving Alec Baldwin, crashed an LCF lecture to read Guy Debord and held skipping marathons on Skype. What next, Shia?