Former Teen Heartthrob Andrew Keegan’s New Age Church Got Busted By The Police For Selling├óΓé¼┬ª Kombucha?!

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Apparently, the popo ain’t down for probiotics!

As we reported last year, former teen star Andrew Keegan started Full Circle Venice, a ‘non-denominational’ and ‘non-profit’ New Age temple located in Los Angeles.

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However, it’s already starting controversy!

Last Friday, undercover agents with the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control raided a charity thrown by the spiritual center because they were selling illegal goods!

And what were these goods? Crack? Cocaine?

It turns out it was…

Fermented tea?!

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Yes, you heard us right. The 10 Things I Hate About You star was unlawfully selling Kombucha, which contains less than 1% alcohol.

While the hipster drink will most likely NOT get you crunk, it is classified by authorities as a beer and Full Circle was selling it without proper documentation!

Agent Will Salao says the organization was “cited for a misdemeanor for selling alcohol without a license” and explains:

“We’re a complaint-driven agency, so when someone notifies us about what might be an illegal activity, we respond to it.”

However, the 36-year-old actor is not buying this explanation!

He asserts:

“They may be a complaint-driven agency, but we’re an intention-driven organization and our intentions are pure├óΓé¼┬ª Kombucha is something we’d never imagine to be an illegal substance, and it’s frustrating the system has that perspective├óΓé¼┬ª We’re certainly taking full responsibility for co-creating the event. We try to put our best foot forward. We wanted to raise money for Sea Shepherd as a community; that’s how Full Circle operates.”

Full Circle spokesman Jason Dilts says the drink is used in the group’s spiritual practice.

Keegan further defended his point of view on Instagram by posting:

Hopefully, Andrew will think twice before he spills sells the tea!

[Image via Andrew Keegan/Instagram.]

May 15, 2015 12:47pm PDT

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