Dakota Johnson not too long ago opened up about her expertise filming “Peanut Butter Falcon” with co-star Shia LaBeouf, who was arrested for disorderly conduct, public intoxication and obstruction of justice whereas filming. Johnson, 30, additionally shared how “protecting” she felt of the actor, 33, and co-star Zac Gottsagen.
“I felt very protecting of him and I felt very like, that’s a very terrifying and tough journey for anyone to expertise. And I felt actually conscious of that,” Johnson stated of the 2017 arrest throughout a go to to “Ellen.” “We have been there to make this film and Zack is known as a phenomenal human being and … you’re feeling very awake to the reality of life and humanity and love and folks and actual connections while you’re with him.”
LaBeouf and Gottsagen, an actor with Down syndrome, grew very shut throughout manufacturing of the movie, with the LaBeouf calling his former co-star a big motivation for him to keep up sobriety.
“I feel that that [arrest] was only a form of an important second for Shia,” Johnson continued. “I don’t condemn folks for his or her errors. I would like them to get by way of it, in order that’s what I attempted to do.”
LaBeouf publicly apologized for the incident on Twitter on the time and included a re-enactment of the arrest in his 2019 semi-autobiographical movie, “Honey Boy.”