Shia LaBeouf converts to Catholicism after battling suicidal ideation – Hollywood Life

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Shia Labeouf Almost took his own life while preparing to portray Italian priest Francesco Forgione – also known as drink dad – Upcoming biopic drink dad, “I had a gun on the table. I was outta here,” the 36-year-old actor told Bishop Robert Barron During the nearly 90-minute video shared on youtube on 25 August. “When all this happened I didn’t want to live anymore. The kind of shame I’ve never experienced before – the kind of shame you forget how to breathe. You don’t know where to go. You can’t go out and be like a taco.” He said his guilt stemmed from hurting “too many people,” though he didn’t elaborate on how he did it.

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Shia LaBeouf opened up about his suicide idea during a lengthy interview (Photo: Courtesy of YouTube)

honey Boy The actor has gone through a lot of ups and downs in his life over the years, which include legal crisis such as misdemeanor battery and petty theft charges and has been arrested for public intoxicationPeru page six, Also, in 2020, his ex-girlfriend FKA Twigs sued him For physical, emotional and mental assault during your year-long relationship. At first, Shia was seen apologizing for her behaviour. “I am not in a position to tell anyone how my behavior made them feel. I have no excuse for alcoholism or aggression, only rationality. I have been with myself and everyone around me for years.” misbehaving,” he said new York Times Immediately after the filing of the FKA. “I have a history of hurting those closest to me. I am ashamed of that history and I am sorry for the people I have hurt. I can’t really say anything more.” However, the following year, he filed court papers in which he denied “Every allegation” by the actress.

to prepare for abel ferraraIn the film, Shia decides to live in a seminary of Franciscan Capuchin friars in San Lorenzo, California, where he lives out of his car. His studies there led him to embrace Catholicism, especially after learning of forgiveness and realizing that he too deserved another chance. “It was seeing other people who have sinned beyond anything I could ever imagine were also being found in Christ that made me feel like, ‘Oh, this gives me hope, “He remembered. “I started hearing the experiences of other corrupt people who had found their way into it, and it made me feel like I had permission.”

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Shia LaBeouf said that God saved his life (Photo: David Swanson/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)

He also confirmed that while he had originally arrived at the monastery only to help in his role, he believed his conversion to Catholicism was to take place. The former child star said, “I know now that God was using my ego to pull me towards Him, turning me away from worldly desires.” “It was happening all at once. But there would have been no incentive for me to get in the car and drive if I didn’t think, ‘Oh, I’m going to save my career.'”

He continued, “And when I got here, there was a switch. It was like a three-card monte. It was like someone tricked me into it, it felt like it. Not in a bad way. Not that I couldn’t see it.” I was so close to it that I couldn’t see it. I look at it differently now that time has passed.”

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