‘Honey Boy’ Director Alma Har’el Voices Support For Fka Twigs Following Shia Labeouf Allegations
After standing by Shia Labeouf for the last two years, “Honey Boy” filmmaker Alma Har’el released a statement of solidarity with the actor’s former girlfriend Fka Twigs, who is suing the actor for sexual battery, assault, and infliction of emotional distress.
The director worked very closely with Labeouf on the 2019 film, which was loosely based on his childhood and for which he wrote the screenplay.
Throughout allegations of public intoxication and disorderly conduct, Har’el expressed support for her collaborator, citing addiction and anger issues and believing he was working through his issues.For the first time, the filmmaker is breaking with her previous stance to voice support for Fka Twigs, who also starred in “Honey Boy.” In a statement obtained by Variety, the filmmaker said Labeouf’s addiction issues do not excuse domestic violence.“I have a deep respect for Fka Twigs’ courage and resilience,” wrote Har’el.
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