By Esther Zuckerman
December 01, 2014 at 02:36 PM EST
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Following an interview in which Shia LaBeouf said he was raped during his February performance art project, #IAMSORRY, his collaborators are elaborating on the incident on Twitter. 

In an interview with Dazed, LaBeouf said that one woman “whipped my legs for 10 minutes and then stripped my clothing and proceeded to rape me.” On Twitter, Nastja Säde Rönkkö and Luke Turner sought to clarify LaBeouf’s comments.

A couple of important clarifications about our #IAMSORRY project earlier this year:

— Nastja Säde Rönkkö (@NastjaRonkko) November 30, 2014

Nowhere did we state that people could do whatever they wanted to Shia during #IAMSORRY.

— Nastja Säde Rönkkö (@NastjaRonkko) November 30, 2014

As soon as we were aware of the incident starting to occur, we put a stop to it and ensured that the woman left. — Nastja Säde Rönkkö (@NastjaRonkko) November 30, 2014

Luke Turner, LaBeouf’s other collaborator, responded to Piers Morgan, who asked, “Why did you let Shia LaBeouf’s ‘rapist’ just walk away, @Luke_Turner ?” Morgan used Twitter to cast doubt on LaBeouf’s allegations, calling the actor’s claim “Utterly ridiculous,” and tweeting: “I’ve no problem with Shia LaBeouf doing dumb things in the name of art. I have a big problem with him crying fake rape to promote himself.”

In response to Morgan’s question, Turner tweeted:

@piersmorgan It wasn’t clear at the time precisely what had happened, & the 1st priority was to ensure everybody’s safety in the gallery…1/2

— Luke Turner (@Luke_Turner) November 30, 2014

@piersmorgan She ran out, rather than simply walking away. Beyond that, it’s not my place to comment. 2/2

— Luke Turner (@Luke_Turner) noviembre 30, 2014

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