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LaBeouf Getting Treatment For Alcohol Addiction

The 28-year-old actor reportedly entered a facility Monday. This comes on the heels of his New York City arrest last week.
Posted at 9:47 AM, Jul 01, 2014

A bizarre arrest last week, but is Shia LaBeouf taking steps towards a turnaround?

The actor's rep is telling media outlets he's getting treatment for alcohol addiction. (Via Flickr / Jennuine Captures)

People has the statement, "Contrary to previous erroneous reports, Shia LaBeouf has not checked into a rehabilitation facility but he is voluntarily receiving treatment for alcohol addiction."  

X17Online had reported its photographers followed the actor to a private rehab facility Monday and saw a nurse greet him at the gate. Either way, seems he's getting help.

The 28-year-old actor made headlines last week when he was arrested in New York City after disrupting a Broadway showing of "Cabaret." 

"Shia LaBeouf was smoking cigarettes during the performance."

"He was quite a mess. He had a torn shirt."

"He walked up to the bar ... grabbed a strawberry and fed it to some woman." (Via WABC)

Unfortunately, it's been a downward spiral for LaBeouf in recent months, with too many headlines to count. TMZ has caught him on camera in several fights.

And looking back, the star's troubles with the law started almost 10 years ago, in 2005, when he threatened his neighbor with a knife. (Via Cinema Blend)

In 2007, then-21-year-old LaBeouf was arrested after being drunk at a Walgreens. (Via People)

In 2008, in his "Transformers" heyday, he was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after crashing and flipping his car. (Via Hollywood.TV)

And he made headlines perhaps most infamously in December and January, when he was accused of plagiarism, apologized via skywriting and an art exhibit ... and then declared he was not famous anymore on Twitter and the red carpet.  (Via Screen Junkies)

"So what's up with Shia?" (Via Fox News)

What's up is that now the actor is facing disorderly conduct and criminal trespass charges over the "Cabaret" incident.