Shia LaBeouf dropped by talent agency as he checks into rehab after FKA Twigs accuses him of 'abuse & giving her an STD'

SHIA LaBeouf has been dropped by his talent agency, CAA, while battling his ex FKA Twigs' sexual battery lawsuit.

The disgraced actor, 34, is taking an "acting hiatus" and reportedly checked into rehab a month ago.

Singer FKA accused Shia last month of sexual assault, "relentless abuse" and of knowingly giving her an STD.

Other women also made allegations against the Transformers actor, including singer Sia, songwriter Katy Rose, and costume designer  Karolyn Pho.

Amid the controversy, Shia has decided to take a break from acting, a source told People.

The actor, who previously admitted he struggles with "alcoholism and aggression", checked into a facility about a month ago "so that he can get the help he needs".

Shia previously said he is in a 12-step program and getting therapy.

"I am not cured of my PTSD and alcoholism but I am committed to doing what I need to do to recover," he told the New York Times.

British musician FKA filed a lawsuit against Shia accusing him of sexual battery, assault, and infliction of emotional distress.

She claimed he hid the symptoms of his STD and purposely gave it to her, and put her through strenuous emotional and physical abuse.

FKA, 32, dated Shia for a little under a year, with their relationship reaching its end in 2019.

They met when she starred in Honey Boy, a semi-autobiographical story that Shia directed.

FKA – who revealed she was hugely traumatized by their relationship – took to her Twitter profile to share the news of her lawsuit, and thousands jumped to support the alleged victim.

Fellow singer Sia, 45, said she identified with FKA's allegations against Shia.

She wrote: "I too have been hurt emotionally by Shia, a pathological liar, who conned me into an adulterous relationship claiming to be single.

"I believe he's very sick and have compassion for him AND his victims. Just know, if you love yourself- stay safe, stay away."

She offered her praise for FKA's bravery, saying: "Also I love you ⁦@FKAtwigs⁩ This is very courageous and I'm very proud of you."

FKA returned the sentiment, replying: "I'm sorry @Sia this reinforces why I had to publicly share my experience. we need to support each other <3.

"You're an inspiration and thank you, everyone, for your love and solidarity <3."

Shia has since responded to the allegations, telling the New York Times: “I’m not in any position to tell anyone how my behavior made them feel.

"I have no excuses for my alcoholism or aggression, only rationalizations. I have been abusive to myself and everyone around me for years.

Later, though, Shia denied some of the claims adding: “Many of these allegations are not true.” 

He did, however, admit that those who have come forward deserve “the opportunity to air their statements publicly" and that he will "accept accountability for those things I have done.”

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