Publicly, he disowned the movie that made him a star and accused George Lucas of ruining his life by casting him in it at the age of 8, especially when he wasn’t able to deliver a movie experience up to the standards of the fans.
The sheriff’s office said Lloyd ignored police orders to pull over, and instead accelerated, leading police on a wild ride before crashing in a wooded area several miles away.
Despite the run-in, Lisa insists her son is not violent. He then pushed her down and reportedly stomped on her three or four times, causing slight injuries to her arm. During her interview with cops, Lloyd’s mother, Lisa revealed Jake has schizophrenia and was off his meds.
“On Wednesday afternoon, around 1:30 pm, we received a call from the Charleston County office…we were told a vehicle had crossed over county lines into our county, Colleton County”, a police spokesperson said.
The man was charged with failing to stop for officers and reckless driving after hitting speeds over 100 miles an hour, Strickland said. “They would make the sound of the light saber every time they saw me”. He looked nothing like the 10-year-old kid from The Phantom Menace, when he played Anakin Skywalker, who would become Darth Vader. It was totally mad.’
He also starred in other films such as Jingle All the Way back in 1996 and Madison in 2005, a role he played alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger.
His mother says he began showing signs of schizophrenia when he was just 19-years-old, but that with medication and treatment he has been fine.