Actor Shia LaBeouf was arrested early Thursday after he allegedly grabbed and pushed a man outside a museum in New York while protesting President Trump at a livestream art installation in Queens.
Shia LaBeouf has a history of violent behavior and a record of arrests for minor offense. This time LaBeouf grabbed at the scarf of a 25-year-old man, “causing a scratch to the man’s face,” and then pushed him, which made the man fall to the ground. said a New York Police Department spokesman. Police department arrested LaBeouf about 12:30 a.m. Thursday on suspicion of assault and harassment.
LaBeouf was streaming online outside the Museum of the Moving Image, in Queens, since Trump’s inauguration last Friday, shouting repeatedly “He will not divide us” as part of a public-art project that he and two partners have intention to run continuously throughout Trump’s presidency, all public is invited to join.
“I’m just saying, ‘Be nice to each other,’” LaBeouf told the Associated Press, and this is not anti-Trump but rather “anti-division.”
LaBeouf have role as McEnroe on Janus Metz Pedersen’s “Borg/McEnroe,” a drama chronicling the 1980 Wimbledon final match between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe.