(Newser) – The bad news keeps coming for Shia LaBeouf. Variety reports that the actor was dropped in September from the cast of a promising movie being directed by Olivia Wilde. The reason he lost his role on Don’t Worry, Darling isn’t spelled out in detail, but the story notes that Wilde generally maintains a “zero a–hole policy” on her sets. The famously temperamental LaBeouf apparently didn’t meet that standard. Worse for him, the movie was seen as a comeback of sorts for LaBeouf, who has alienated much of Hollywood with his behavior, according to Variety.
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Of course, the news comes amid more serious news about LaBeouf, notes People. Ex-girlfriend FKA Twigs filed suit this month alleging a pattern of abusive behavior, and another ex, singer Sia, came forward to back up Twigs. LaBeouf’s own attorney isn’t trying to sugar-coat what’s happening. “Shia needs help and he knows that,” Shawn Holley tells Variety. “We are actively seeking the kind of meaningful, intensive, long-term inpatient treatment that he desperately needs.” (Read more Shia LaBeouf stories.)