Has Shia LaBeouf’s Latest Scandal Finally Crossed the Line for Hollywood?

Brian Welk and Umberto Gonzalez
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For years, Shia LaBeouf has been open about his battles with childhood trauma, mental health issues, substance abuse and run-ins with the law. But after being accused last week of assault and sexual battery by his former girlfriend, musician FKA Twigs, some PR experts wonder if his behavior will finally make him untouchable in Hollywood. “You’re entering into this area of no-man’s-land for any celebrity where abuse and disgusting behavior is seen as tremendously out of bounds,” Eric Schiffer, an expert in reputation, brand and political strategy and chairman of ReputationManagementConsultants.com, told TheWrap. “It crossed the line for a lot of people into a level of mortal horror. It was one thing for him to do lethally stupid things, but now you’re talking about things that are viewed like the plague to most people.” Bad behavior is par for the course for many celebs, and LaBeouf has done everything from wear a paper bag over his head on the Cannes red carpet to get a giant tattoo on his stomach for his film “The Tax Collector” to being sentenced to anger management for a racist tirade aimed at the police. But the #MeToo movement has made sexual misconduct a career-killing offense...

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