Twitter Slams Shia LaBeouf Over Racist Comment to a Black Cop

HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 01:  Actor Shia LaBeouf attends the premiere of "Man Down" at ArcLight Hollywood on November 30, 2016 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

Twitter Slams Shia LaBeouf Over Racist Comment to a Black Cop

His arrest last week took an ugly turn.

Published July 13, 2017

Last weekend, actor Shia LaBeouf was arrested for public drunkenness, disorderly conduct, and obstruction in Savannah, Georgia. While his arrest was controversial enough, it was his conversation with a Black police officer at the Savannah Police Department that is now making news. 

While being fingerprinted, he reportedly spewed hate and racism towards a man who was just trying to do his job. Understandably, Twitter is reacting with shock and anger.

In a video released by TMZ, LaBeouf looks straight at the Black officer and said, "You're going to hell, straight to hell, brother." He adds, "Especially you, deputy. That's a savage f*ck, man."

When the man asks why he's a savage, the actor simply responds, "Because you're a Black man."

  1. See the entire video, below:

  2. While LaBeouf has since apologized for his actions, Twitter called the actor out for his disgusting words.

Look back at LaBeouf's previous arrests with BET Breaks, above.

Written by Evelyn Diaz

(Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)


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