first_img Short URL 103 Comments Actor Shia LaBeouf arrested after alleged assault at Donald Trump protest-cum-art project The installation will see a live camera at a New York City museum for four years http://jrnl.ie/3206006 Share Tweet Email Source: Twitter/HWNDUACTOR SHIA LABEOUF was arrested early this morning after he allegedly got into an altercation with another man outside a protest LaBeouf has been leading.LaBeouf has been at an installation outside a New York City museum where he has been chanting “He will not divide us” in front of a live camera since Donald Trump’s inauguration.Police said LaBeouf pulled the scarf of an unidentified 25-year-old man outside the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, scratching his face in the process. They said he also pushed the man, who refused medical attention.It’s not immediately known what led to the alleged altercation but the Twitter feed of the He Will Not Divide Us project shows LaBeouf pushing a man who said:‘Hitler did nothing wrong’LaBeouf has spent the first few days of Trump’s presidency swaying, dancing and repeating the phrase “He will not divide us” in front of a live camera outside the museum.The livestream is for a participatory public art project LaBeouf and two collaborators intend to have running 24 hours a day for the next four years. Source: Twitter/HWNDUThe camera went live the morning of the inauguration, along with a website inviting the public to show up and participate. LeBeouf has been a frequent, though not constant presence.Technically, the project from LaBeouf and his performance art partners isn’t about opposition to Trump, LaBeouf told The Associated Press in an interview conducted on Monday in front of the livestream camera.“We’re anti-division out here. Everyone’s invited,” LaBeouf said.I’m just saying, ‘Be nice to each other.’LaBeouf could face a misdemeanor assault charge after his arrest. It’s unclear if he has an attorney who can comment.- With reporting by Rónán DuffyRead: Mexico tells Trump: “We will not pay for any wall’ >Poll: Do you think a wall along the US-Mexican border will actually be built? > Jan 26th 2017, 11:00 AM Thursday 26 Jan 2017, 11:00 AM 23,969 Views By Associated Press Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img

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