Actor Shia LaBeouf has denied “every allegation” from FKA twigs after the British singer accused him of bodily and emotional abuse.
FKA twigs, whose correct title is Tahliah Barnett, filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles in December alleging the Hollywood enormous title used to be a hazard to girls.
The 33-year-ragged from Cheltenham stated LaBeouf once slammed her into a automobile, tried to strangle her and knowingly gave her an unspecified sexually transmitted disease.
LaBeouf’s attorneys include filed a response at Los Angeles Superior Courtroom and denied the total allegations.
They stated LaBeouf, 34, didn’t trigger injury to Barnett and moved to include the sexual battery allegations disregarded because “now not one in all the acts alleged had been primarily based totally on sex and/or the behavior used to be now not sexual”.
The attorneys also stated the actor’s “alleged behavior used to be fairly mandatory for his self-defence and/or security”.
LaBeouf’s correct crew has requested the case be disregarded in its entirety and he be awarded charges and “extra relief as the Courtroom would possibly maybe well also think just and exact”.
Los Angeles-born LaBeouf is a former youngster enormous title known for his work on blockbuster franchise Transformers and motion images together with Fury, The Peanut Butter Falcon and Objects Of A Girl.
In the latter movie, released last year, he starred alongside British actress Vanessa Kirby. Netflix eradicated LaBeouf from its “for your awards consideration” net page following Barnett’s allegations.
He is reportedly now on a hiatus from appearing.
LaBeouf and Barnett met while filming 2019 drama Honey Boy, which the actor wrote and primarily based totally on his childhood and relationship together with his father.
In her lawsuit, Barnett claimed they grew to develop to be a couple after he launched a “charm offensive”, but the connection had soon develop to be a “residing nightmare”.
He abused her both physically and mentally, the lawsuit alleges.
In an electronic mail to the Fresh York Events when the lawsuit used to be filed, LaBeouf stated: “I in actual fact haven’t any excuses for my alcoholism or aggression, only rationalisations. I in actual fact had been abusive to myself and everyone spherical me for years.
“I in actual fact include a history of wounding the people closest to me. I’m ashamed of that history and am sorry to these I anxiousness.”
He added that hundreds of the allegations “must now not factual”. LaBeouf stated he used to be in restoration and remedy over alcoholism and PTSD, together with he “will forever be sorry to the people that I could maybe well also include harmed along the manner”.