According to Esquire, La Beouf sleeps with the gun to this day.“I’ve always thought somebody was coming in,” La Beouf said.The actor revealed that his doctors diagnosed him with PTSD after he was checked into rehab following his Savannah arrest, and La Beouf said the disorder is the result of watching his mother be a victim of sexual and physical violence.La Beouf revealed he overheard a man raping his mother when he was a child. The man ran out, and my mom ran after him,” La Beouf said. I remember he had a crossbow.” The rapist fled and was never found.La Beouf ignored the officer’s request to calm down and was brought into the police station when he continued to be combative.In police footage released by TMZ, La Beouf was heard in the back of the police car bragging about his “millionaire lawyers,” being racist toward a black cop, and referring to the officers as “bitches” and “whores” multiple times.“My whole life.” The actor also admitted that his career and movie roles also factored into his emotional crisis.While Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg significantly boosted La Beouf’s career by casting him in the “Transformers” franchise, he said that ultimately those films “felt irrelevant” and made him feel like his profession became “the antithesis” of his purpose on the planet.
He became known among younger audiences as Louis Stevens in the Disney Channel series Even Stevens, a role for which La Beouf received a Young Artist Award nomination in 2001 and won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2003.
In a revealing new Esquire profile, La Beouf finally comes clean about his past ahead of the press tour for his new film, “Borg vs Mc Enroe.” “I’m a buffoon. Mc Enroe” publicity tour, La Beouf has been obsessively preparing for interviews over the last two months.