Randy and Evi Quaid Released From Custody

PHOTO Randy and Evi Quaid opened up to "Good Morning America," about their increasingly bizarre behavior
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Randy Quaid and his wife Evi were released from a detention facility in Canada Wednesday after Evi was declared a Canadian citizen, according to the Associated Press.

The Oscar-nominated actor and his wife, were due to appear before the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Board today, according to the Vancouver Sun.

The couple's new attorney, Catherine Sas told the Associated Press Wednesday that border officials have withdrawn the requested refugee proceedings for Evi Quaid and that she would be allowed to live and work in Canada.

Evi Quaid's father was born in Canada.

For Randy Quaid's refugee status, officials would only confirm his release and that his case would go through the proper immigration procedures.

Last week, they fled their California home for the great north, claiming they feared for their lives. They were arrested in Vancouver on outstanding warrants from California and were released on $10,000 bail.

The supposed clan they're dodging seems like something more appropriate for a B-level horror movie than real life -- a group called the "Hollywood star whackers," who the Quaids claim murdered actors Heath Ledger and David Carradine.

Ledger died of a drug overdose in 2008; Carradine was found dead last year, apparently from accidental asphyxiation. Randy Quaid and Ledger worked together on 2005's "Brokeback Mountain." He and Carradine appeared in the 1980 movie "The Long Riders."

"Hollywood is murdering its movie stars," Evi Quaid said in Vancouver last week. "Randy has known eight close friends murdered in odd, strange manners. ... We feel that we're next."

No one else in Hollywood appears to have ever talked about a group called the Hollywood star whackers.

But the Quaids have more tangible problems than a supposed star-killing clan. They're wanted in California for allegedly skipping out without paying a hefty hotel bill, and vandalizing a house they once owned.

A judge last week issued two $50,000 arrest warrants for the Quaids, who were no-shows at a California court hearing related to their arrests last month on suspicion that they illegally squatted at the guest house of a Montecito home they once owned. Evi and Randy Quaid each face a felony vandalism charge.

The U.S. attorney for the Quaids declined ABCNews.com's request for comment. A Vancouver-based attorney for the couple did not immediately respond to ABCNews.com's requests for comment, nor did Randy Quaid's younger brother, actor Dennis Quaid. But in court last week, the Canadian attorney, Brian Tsuji, read a single-sentence statement from the Quaids:

"We are requesting asylum from Hollywood star whackers," he read, declining to elaborate on the mental condition of his clients.

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The Quaids' legal troubles first surfaced in 2009 when they were arrested in Texas for allegedly skipping out on a $10,000 bill from a posh hotel in Santa Barbara, Calif.

The arrest seemed to kick off a downward spiral of missed court dates, mug shots and accusations that they moved back into a house they once owned and then trashed the place.

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