FKA twigs lawsuit in opposition to Shia LeBeouf—which was filed on the finish of 2020 and cites “relentless abuse,” sexual battery, assault, and emotional misery—won’t go to trial as deliberate in 2023. On August 29, each events agreed to a continuance, suspending the trial to October 14, 2024, courtroom filings seen by Pitchfork verify. Pitchfork has reached out to twigs and LeBeouf’s attorneys for remark.
The submitting notes that “sure discovery points nonetheless stay to be resolved” and says that depositions for each side have been repeatedly postponed because of scheduling points surrounding twigs and LeBeouf’s respective “leisure initiatives.” It’s additionally famous that twigs’ key counsel might be on maternity depart through the initially scheduled November 6, 2023 trial date. The brand new trial date in fact might be adjusted once more “to a date as quickly thereafter is handy thereafter on the courtroom’s calendar.”
“What I went by way of with Shia was the worst factor I’ve ever been by way of in the entire of my life,” FKA twigs informed The New York Occasions in late 2020. “I don’t assume individuals would ever assume that it could occur to me. However I feel that’s the factor. It may possibly occur to anyone.” She mentioned the lawsuit additional in a February 2021 broadcast interview with Gayle King.
“I’m not in any place to inform anybody how my conduct made them really feel,” LaBeouf responded in an electronic mail for the aforementioned 2020 Occasions article. “I’ve no excuses for my alcoholism or aggression, solely rationalizations. I’ve been abusive to myself and everybody round me for years. I’ve a historical past of wounding the individuals closest to me. I’m ashamed of that historical past and am sorry to these I damage. There may be nothing else I can actually say.”
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