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Shia LaBeouf thanks police officer who busted him in ‘Honey Boy’ award speech

Shia LaBeouf has learned to take the bitter with the sweet. The 33-year-old actor — who made headlines for a series of questionable public disturbances over the last few years — showed some respect for authority Sunday at the Hollywood Film Awards. While accepting his “breakthrough screenwriter” award for “Honey Boy,” LaBeouf shouted out the police officer who arrested him in July 2017 for public drunkenness. He was busted during location shoots for “The Peanut Butter Falcon” in Savannah, Ga, — and video released at the time showed him screaming and cursing at officers. “I want to thank the police officer who arrested me in Georgia — for changing my life,” the actor said, eliciting laughter from the industry c ...