Shia Labeouf has apologised for his rascist rant whilst he was getting arrested for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness in Savannah, Georgia, on July 8.
On social media Shia wrote explaining that he he has been struggling with addiction and he is sorry for his behaviour “racist” rant.
“I am deeply ashamed of my behavior and make no excuse for it. I don’t know if these statements are too frequent, or not shared often enough, but I am certain that my actions warrant a very sincere apology to the arresting officers, and I am grateful for their restraint. The severity of my behavior is not lost on me,”
Adding “My outright disrespect for authority is problematic to say the least, and completely destructive to say the worst. It is a new low. A low I hope is a bottom,” he continued. “I have been struggling with addiction publicly for far too long, and I am actively taking steps toward securing my sobriety and hope I can be forgiven for my mistakes.”
Shia was arrested whilst in in the Savannah area where he is currently filming for his upcoming movie The Peanut Butter Falcon. He was later charged with obstruction after being put into custody at around 4 a.m on Saturday. Shia’s arrest and rant was caught by paparazzi and was released by ABC affiliate WJCL.
Whilst Shia was getting arrested he started started a drunken rant saying “I have rights, I’m an American. You’ve got me in my hotel, arresting me in my hotel. For doing what, sir? I’m a f—king American. I pay my taxes,” He then told a black policeman who was arresting him that “A black man arrested me for being white,” he reportedly said at the time. “You’re going to hell, straight to hell, bro.”.