He explained that the woman in question ran away, for those who were wondering why she wasn't arrested or otherwise detained. ""If I'd have stayed there, I would have killed her," La Beouf then told the small group of people he left the scene with in a car, which then took him to the airport.
La Beouf penned an essay for the 2015 book , featuring stories from celebrities who had been in jail (as well as recipes they had actually tried behind bars), in which he said that he'd been to jail five times—the first time being when he was 9 and spent six hours in custody for shoplifting a pair of sneakers. 2 was when he was 11 and had shoplifted a Gameboy from K-Mart. 3 came when he was 20 after he (this was news) tried to stab his neighbor.
He was booked but ultimately just released on his own recognizance.
Also that November, from the 10th to the 12th, he staged his own career retrospective, hunkering down at the Angelika Film Center in New York City to watch all of his movies in a row.
That October, the actor was involved in another dust-up outside of a bar in Vancouver, where he was shooting with Alec Baldwin and Tom Sturridge in 2013, but that didn't work out due to "creative differences," and he was replaced with Ben Foster.
Also that year La Beouf was accused of plagiarizing a story by author Daniel Clowes for his own short film "Howard Cantour.com" which resulted in a stream of tweets that also borrowed from apologies made by other notable people, including Mark Zuckerberg.
Ultimately on New Year's Day, 2014, La Beouf arranged for a pilot to sky-write "I'm sorry Daniel Clowes." That week CNN reported that another publisher was considering taking legal action, accusing La Beouf's graphic novel , which involved CGI-ing the genitals of porn actors onto the two-part saga's more famous cast to show more graphic sexual activity.
The films were eventually met with mixed reviews, but La Beouf—who throughout reports of his peccadilloes was still holding his own as a fine young actor—had already lined up the World War II drama came out in October 2014, however, La Beouf embarked on his personal artistic blue period, where seemingly everything he did had a social statement attached to it, or at least he liked to think it did. Later that month he set up shop for five days at a gallery on Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles, where fans (and not-fans) waited in line for hours for a chance to face a silent La Beouf, again with a bag over his head, and try to provoke a reaction from him. Word on the street was that he was shedding a tear or two, and if made to cry he would lift up the bag to show you.
" he tried to insist to the officers, according to court documents—and a rep for Liza Minnelli, who won an Oscar for playing Sally Bowles in the 1972 film, sent him a copy of the movie—so he'd know how it ended! News that, while he hadn't checked into rehab, he was voluntarily getting treatment for alcohol addiction.I was in the middle of a strange mind state, having just come off a three-month window of focus. But I can say this: I'm not the first 21-year-old to be arrested for a misdemeanor.There are lessons in life I need to learn, and I'm learning all of them in front of the public."At the time, though he was a veteran actor, it was still a little early on to consider his comment about being in "a strange mind state" coming off "a three-month window of focus" to be vintage Shia. In March 2008, La Beouf was ticketed for unlawful smoking in Burbank, Calif., where you simply can't smoke on the street.PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Shia La Beouf This is the first time the couple has been photographed together since April.Actor, artist and provocateur, Shia La Beoufis still figuring himself out. In November 2007, a 21-year-old La Beouf was arrested after he refused to heed an order from security to leave a Walgreens drug store in Chicago.