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What Mel Gibson Is Saying About Shia LaBeouf's Antics

July 10th, 2014 5:03pm EDT
What Mel Gibson Is Saying About Shia LaBeouf's Antics
Mel Gibson has some words for encouragement for Shia LaBeouf, who seems to making headlines for all the wrong reasons – something Mel is unfortunately accustomed to as well.

In a lengthy interview with IndieWire, Mel talked about everything from the intensity of the films he directed to the situation currently playing out with Shia's life. Mel said, "It's a hard world, you're under a microscope. If you achieve any kind of notoriety, the degree of difficulty goes up. The loss of personal anonymity – forever – is a hard pill to swallow. When you don't get the opportunity to put the toothpast...
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How The Mighty Have Fallen: The Downfall Of Shia La Beouf

July 2nd, 2014 7:00pm EDT
How The Mighty Have Fallen: The Downfall Of Shia La Beouf
Once one of the most promising actors of his generation, likened to Tom Hanks, Shia La Beouf has ridden to the heights of Hollywood fame and today, to its lowest points. How could a young man who once had it all, have fallen so far, so fast? With La Beouf now entering rehab and hopefully moving on to a more positive phase of his life, a timeline of events that led him to this point in his life reads like a road map of excess and issues. Starting from 2007 until today, La Beouf seems to be interested more in making a name for himself as a disturbed young man rather then the promising young a...
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Shia LaBeouf Receiving 'VoluntaryTreatment' For Alcoholism

July 2nd, 2014 8:38am EDT
Shia LaBeouf Receiving 'VoluntaryTreatment' For Alcoholism
Hollywood actor Shia LaBeouf was recently arrested after being belligerent during the Broadway production of "Cabaret". The "Nymphomaniac" actor was arrested on charges of criminal trespass and misconduct after disrupting the play with his obscenity-ridden outbursts. After the police arrived, LaBeouf was cuffed after being seen spitting on an officer and requiring a muzzle.

LaBeouf's rep Melissa Kates indicates that the actor's recent show of hostile behavior is a sign of a possible larger health issue. Kates has revealed that in lieu of being treated at a rehab center for his alcohol ad...
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Erykah Badu Attempts To Kiss News Reporter Live On Air

July 1st, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Erykah Badu Attempts To Kiss News Reporter Live On Air
When New York City reporter Mario Diaz was on the air speaking about actor Shia LaBeouf's recent arrest, he received a rather unwelcomed surprise (at the time). Singer Erykah Badu started out by making obscene gestures in the background of his broadcast, but then she went in for a kiss!

Stunned, the news anchor politely pushed her back, but later in the newscast he tied it into his reporting. The PIX 11 reporter said that LaBeouf had been able to avoid the cameras during his Thursday night arrest, "unlike myself, who couldn't avoid a fan just now who tried to kiss me."

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Shia LaBeouf Reportedly Checks Into Rehab

July 1st, 2014 12:24am EDT
Shia LaBeouf
Troubled actor Shia LaBeouf has reportedly checked into a private rehab center in Los Angeles.

The actor made headlines last week while in New York City, where he was arrested for disorderly conduct for smoking and acting belligerent during a performance of "Cabaret" on Broadway.

The actor reportedly shouted obscenities at security personnel, who asked him to leave; and later spit on a police officer while being arrested.

Website X17online reported that LaBeouf was driven from his home to the facility on Monday afternoon and was carrying a copy of "The Big Book" associated with Alcoholic...
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Shia LaBeouf Harrassed Homeless Man Prior To Arrest

June 28th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf reportedly chased after a homeless man just hours before he was arrested on Thursday for acting belligerent at the Broadway musical “Cabaret,” according to The New York Post.

A witness claims the actor wanted what was in the man's McDonald's bag. "He was dodging people and yelling, ‘Yo, come on!’ … He was on a mission. It was so bizarre," the witness said.

Not long after, LaBeouf allegedly smoked a joint and smacked "Cabaret" star Alan Cumming on the backside.

While Michelle Williams sang her first-act solo, “I Don’t Care Much,” LaBeouf fell out of his chair and made a scene...
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Lena Dunham, Other Stars React To Shia LaBeouf's Broadway Meltdown

June 27th, 2014 8:40pm EDT
Lena Dunham, Other Stars React To Shia LaBeouf's Broadway Meltdo
Shia LaBeouf's arrest in New York City on Thursday night has prompted several stars to comment on the incident, including "Girls" creator Lena Dunham.

LaBeouf made headlines after he acted beligerently during a production of "Cabaret." He reportedly smoked during the performance and was arrested for disorderly conduct and criminal trespass.

Labeouf yelled obscenities at the cops while they were arresting him and allegedly spitted on an officer, leading them to put a muzzle on him, according to the New York Post.

The actor also argued with a homeless man hours before he attended the perfo...
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Shia LaBeouf Arrested For Belligerent Behavior During Broadway Show

June 27th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf was arrested for criminal trespass and misconduct while attending the Broadway show "Cabaret" in New York City on Thursday night. He interfered with the show, causing security guards to get involved. They were forced to call the police, and the actor was hauled out of the premises in handcuffs.

Labeouf yelled obscenities at the cops while they were arresting him, telling one, "I'll f*** you up" and calling another one of them a "f*g." Things got worse when Labeouf allegedly spat on an officer, leading them to put a muzzle on him, according to the New York Post.

One passerby...
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Do These Hollywood Actors Look Better Or Worse With Facial Hair?

May 7th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
Ben Affleck
Facial hair can make a man look sophisticated or like a slob. Charming or a creep. Dozens of A-list actors in Hollywood have tried a beard on for size, so tell us – do these guys look better or worse with their facial hair?

For Argo, Ben Affleck made like a hockey player and kept a beard for "the playoffs," AKA awards season. He shaved it off at an Oscars after-party when his film won Best Picture.

George Clooney, like Ben Affleck, grew a "producer beard" while Argo was striving for awards. He also rocked just a moustache for a bit, but for the last year or so he's been clean-shaven.
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24 Celebrities Who Worked Together Before Dating

March 25th, 2014 3:03pm EDT
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis
By know you've heard Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are engaged and already expecting their first child, after playing girlfriend and boyfriend in That 70s Show. However, they aren't the only celebrities who dated after working together. Check out the celebrities who fell in love on the set - you may be surprised!

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt infamously met on the set of Mr. And Mrs. Smith while Pitt was still with Jennifer Aniston. While Jolie admits she fell in love with Pitt on the set, she's adamant that he didn't cheat on Aniston with her.

Despite being 20 years apart in age, ...
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16 Celebrities With Issues - Bankruptcies, Rehab, And Much More

March 16th, 2014 6:03pm EDT
16 Celebrities With Issues - Bankruptcies, Rehab, And Much More
We understand that celebrities aren't perfect, but some of them have made a second career out of doing dumb things. Here are 16 celebrities with issues:

Justin Bieber - Bieber has been a menace for the past few years, irritating his neighbors in Calabasas (including an alleged egging incident), having his home searched by police, peeing in a mop bucket at a restaurant, drag racing, a DUI, and the infamous disposition video. Bieber has been so uneven people are beginning to think he's on steroids.

Selena Gomez - Selena went to rehab for "exhaustion" and allegedly left early, then hooke...
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Alec Baldwin Slams Shia LaBeouf & His 'Jailhouse Mentality'

February 24th, 2014 3:00pm EST
Alec Baldwin Slams Shia LaBeouf & His 'Jailhouse Mentality'
Alec Baldwin has spoken out about his former Broadway co-star Shia LaBeouf's latest antics, telling New York magazine he "felt sorry" for the actor.

LaBeouf has made headlines recently for wearing a paper bag during a "Nymphomaniac" premiere in Germany and later setting up a performance art show at an L.A. gallery.

Baldwin and LaBeouf didn't get along while working on the Broadway production "Orphans," and LaBeouf was later fired.

Baldwin wrote in the magazine, "I'd heard from other people that he was potentially very difficult to work with, but I always ignore that because people say th...
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James Franco Understands Shia LaBeouf's Actions, Hopes It Is 'Nothing Serious'

February 20th, 2014 5:03pm EST
James Franco
James Franco has written an essay about fellow actor Shia LaBeouf, explaining the Transformers star's recent actions may be an attempt for him to "reclaim his public persona."

In case you need to be caught up, LaBeouf was criticized for the striking similarities between his short film "Howard Cantour.com" and a graphic novel by Daniel Clowes. Since then, he has plagiarized apologies, re-posted legal documents sent to him by Clowes' attorneys, and wore a bag over his head emblazoned with the statement, "I am not famous anymore."

In a lengthy article published in The New York Times, Franco ...
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Weird Celebrity News: Shia LaBeouf's Paper Bag Stunt, Farrah Abraham's Virginity Wish

February 15th, 2014 6:00pm EST
Weird Celebrity News: Shia LaBeouf's Paper Bag Stunt, Farrah Abr
Weird and unusual things sometimes happen in the lives of celebrities. Here's a roundup of this week's strangest stories...

During the Berlin International Film Festival, Shia LaBeouf walked the red carpet with a paper bag over his head declaring, "I Am Not Famous Anymore."

On Tuesday, he began performing #IAmSorry at 7354 Beverly Boulevard in California. During the installation he looks at visitors in silence and sometimes cries uncontrollably, according to blog LAist.com.

Jerry O'Connell decided to mock LaBeouf's performance with his own installation titled #IAmSorryToo.

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Jerry O'Connell Spoofs Shia LaBeouf's Bizarre Art Installation

February 13th, 2014 12:30pm EST
Jerry O'Connell
Shia Labeouf's weird art installation in Los Angeles has a new element - actor Jerry O'Connell set up shop right next to him with his own twist on the spectacle.

On Tuesday, LaBeouf began performing #IAmSorry at 7354 Beverly Boulevard in California. He wears the same paper bag on his head that he donned at the Berlin International Film Festival on Sunday with the words "I am not famous anymore" on it. During the installation LaBeouf looks at visitors in silence and has also "sobbed uncontrollably" in front of them, according to blog LAist.com.

Eager to get in on the action, O'Connell team...
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John Mayer Defends Shia LaBeouf And His Strange Behavior

February 13th, 2014 7:55am EST
John Mayer Defends Shia LaBeouf And His Strange Behavior
Singer John Mayer is standing behind Shia LaBeouf, who has been acting strange in recent months. His most recent bizarre behavior includes showing up on the red carpet at the Berlin International Film Festival in Germany wearing a paper bag over his head.

LaBeouf also abruptly left a press conference after answering only one question by saying something about a fishing trawler.

The actor has made headlines for creating a strange, live art installation in Los Angeles, Calif. LaBeouf greets visitors while sitting completely still with a bag over his head declaring, "I am not famous anymore....
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Shia LaBeouf Stages Strange Six-Day Art Installation In Los Angeles

February 12th, 2014 12:48am EST
Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf has continued his string of recent antics by staging an art show in Los Angeles titled "#IAMSORRY."

The actor, who walked out of a press conference in Germany for his new film Nymphomaniac over the weekend and then showed up to its premiere with a bag over his head reading "I Am Not Famous Anymore," appeared at the center of an art installation at the Cohen Gallery in L.A. on Tuesday.

#IAMSORRY also features Finnish perfomance artist Nastja Sade Ronkko and painter Luke Turner. The show will run through Sunday from 11am - 6pm (Pacific).

"Shia is sitting down, paper bag on his...
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10 Other Things Shia LaBeouf's Paper Bag Should Say

February 11th, 2014 4:01pm EST
10 Other Things Shia LaBeouf's Paper Bag Should Say
Actor Shia LaBeouf showed up to the premiere of his controversial new film Nymphomaniac at the Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, on Sunday wearing a bag over his head.

The star used his look to send a message to the entertainment world that he's been sending for over nearly a month on his Twitter page: "I Am Not Famous Anymore."

Shia recently admitted that he plagiarized material written by Daniel Clowes for the basis of a short film he made, and he apologized with a message written in the sky over Los Angeles that said, "I Am Sorry Daniel Clowes."

Photographs of ...
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Shia LaBeouf Walks Out Of 'Nymphomaniac' Press Conference, Shows Up To Premiere With A Bag Over His Head

February 9th, 2014 10:31pm EST
Shia Labeouf
Shia LaBeouf is either a marketing genius, or he's got some serious issues.

The star, who has made headlines for all sorts of antics since being accused of plagiarizing the material for a short film he produced, stunned the crowd at the Berlinale International Film Festival in Germany on Sunday when he showed up with a paper bag over his head with a message reading "I Am Not Famous Anymore" written on it in big black lettering.

While promoting the controversial new Lars von Trier film Nymphomaniac at the annual festival, Shia joined co-stars Stacy Martin, Uma Thurman, Stellan Skarsgard an...
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Shia LaBeouf Claims He's Doing 'Performance Art' In Deleted Rant

January 22nd, 2014 3:03pm EST
Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf said his recent antics on Twitter were all an act in a lengthy post that was later deleted.

LaBeouf posted his explanation as an image, which read in part, "Look at someone's Tumblr page -- how many original images do you see? What student in the modern world is not cutting and pasting their homework. We can pretend it doesn't happen, or we can talk about it. We are becoming a cut and paste culture.

"Performance art has been a way of appealing directly to a large public… My twitter "@thecampaignbook" is a meta-modernist performance art. A Performative redress which is all a...
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Shia LaBeouf Apologizes For Head-Butting London Pub Patron: 'I'm Not Trying To Have Any More Problems'

January 17th, 2014 3:02pm EST
Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf's string of recent woes continued Thursday night, when the actor got into a spat and ended up head-butting a man in a London pub.

The actor and the other man can be seen and heard arguing in a video obtained by TMZ.com, where Shia loses his cool over something the man allegedly said about his girlfriend's mother.

"What are you saying about my girl's mom?" Shia is heard yelling. "Are you f**king kidding me bro?"

He got in the man's face after head-butting him -- which was actually more like a nudge to the guy's chin with the top of his head -- shouting, "What did you say? Wha...
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Shia LaBeouf Lashes Out At Jim Carrey After Golden Globes Joke, Apologizes

January 14th, 2014 3:03pm EST
Shia LaBeouf
Despite "retiring from the public eye," Shia LaBeouf publicly slammed Jim Carrey after the comedian poked fun at Shia's plagiarism scandal during the Golden Globes.

While presenting the award for Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical, Carrey mused to the audience, "Dying is easy. Comedy is hard... I believe it was Shia LaBeouf who said that."

Shia responded on Twitter, "If you explain @JimCarrey you've killed him, Nobody knows if it's for real or not. That way he's immortal." He then posted a video of Jim's daughter's band and wrote, "At least I don't get arrested for indecency on major ...
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Shia LaBeouf Takes To The Sky With Second Skywriting Message

January 12th, 2014 1:00pm EST
Shia LaBeouf
Troubled actor Shia LaBeouf has paid $25,000 for another skywriting stunt to send a message to his critics.

The Transformers star announced on Friday that he plans to retire from Hollywood amid a plagiarism scandal after he was accused of basing his short film, Howard Cantour, on a graphic novel by Daniel Clowes.
 
In the wake of the allegations, the actor posted a series of remorseful messages on Twitter.com and hired a pilot to spell out an apology in the skies over Los Angeles.
 
And just hours before his retirement announcement on Friday, the actor once again paid skywriters to send ...
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Rumor Patrol: Shia LaBeouf Retiring, Flavor Flav Speeds To Mom's Funeral, More

January 11th, 2014 2:03pm EST
Shia LaBeouf
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Shia LaBeouf Retires: Following a month of attacks on his character after he plagiarized a comic for his short film, Shia LaBeouf has proclaimed he is retiring from public life. He posted on Twitter, "In light of the recent attacks against my artistic integrity, I am retiring from all public life… My love goes out to those who have supported me… #stopcreating." So is LaBeouf done with Hollywood?

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Weird Celebrity News: Shia LaBeouf Won't Shower, Idris Elba Gets Turned On By Bow Ties

January 11th, 2014 10:00am EST
Shia LaBeouf
Weird and unusual things sometimes happen in the lives of celebrities. Here's a roundup of this week's strangest stories...

Shia LaBeouf has irritated his co-stars on the set of his new film Fury by refusing to shower - for weeks at a time.

A source told The Daily Mail: "Shia drove everyone mad on set trying to prove that he was the most dedicated star. He pulled out  his own tooth during the first few weeks of filming and then refused to shower for weeks on end so he could better understand how his character would have felt living in the trenches."

As a result of his lack of grooming, L...
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Shia LaBeouf Announces Retirement Following 'Attacks On His Artistic Integrity'

January 10th, 2014 6:01pm EST
Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf has announced that he's retiring following recent accusations that he plagiarized material for a short film he directed.

"In light of the recent attacks against my artistic integrity, I am retiring from all public life," the actor tweeted on Friday. "My love goes out to those who have supported me."

LaBeouf was accused of stealing material from Daniel Clowes' graphic novel "Justin M. Damiano" and using it for the basis of his own moive, "Howard Cantour," after which he acknowledged his mistake and attempted to apologize by hiring a plane to skywrite "I am sorry Daniel Clowes"...
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Shia LaBeouf Shares Cease & Desist Letter After Ripping Off Daniel Clowes - Again

January 8th, 2014 3:03pm EST
Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf has been sent a second cease and desist letter from Daniel Clowes' lawyers, and this time he's sharing the entire document on social media.

If you haven't heard, Shia has been under fire for his recent short film HowardCantour.com, which was found to be a scene-for-scene adaptation of Clowes' comic Justin M. Damiano. Since then, LaBeouf has hired a skywriter to write an apology, and purposely copied apologies from Lena Dunham when she brought up his plagiarism.

Yesterday, Shia posted a photo of a storyboard for his next short, "Daniel Boring," which he described as "Fassbinde...
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Shia LaBeouf Angers 'Fury' Cast By Refusing To Shower

January 6th, 2014 2:03pm EST
Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf can't seem to do anything right. After making headlines for plagiarizing screenwriter Daniel Clowes to make his short film HowardCantour.com, Shia isn't making any friends on the set of his new film, Fury.

The Daily Mail reports LaBeouf is taking his method acting too far, refusing to shower for weeks at a time and pulling one of his teeth for his role in the World War II film. "Shia drove everyone mad on set trying to prove that he was the most dedicated star. He pulled out  his own tooth during the first few weeks of filming and then refused to shower for weeks on end so he ...
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Shia LaBeouf Use Skywriting To Apologize For Plagiarism Faux Pas

January 2nd, 2014 9:53am EST
Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf has apologized to author Daniel Clowes by hiring a skywriting plane to spell out his message high above Los Angeles.

The Hollywood actor was recently accused of plagiarizing a graphic novel by Clowes in a short film he directed called Howard Cantour, and LaBeouf subsequently said sorry for failing to credit the author's book Justin M. Damiano as his inspiration.

He wrote on Twitter, "I can't apologize enough. I'll always be sorry this happened. Trust is hard earned and I messed that up... Mr. Clowes, I can only ask that you view my apology as a stepping stone toward repairi...
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Shia LaBeouf Apologizes For Plagiarizing Graphic Novel

December 17th, 2013 12:00pm EST
Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf has been accused of plagiarizing a graphic novel for a short film he directed, and the actor has apologized for the incident.

The film "Howard Cantour" debuted at the Cannes Film Festival in May and stars Jim Gaffigan as a disgruntled film critic.

Graphic novel "Justin M. Damiano" fans observed similarities between the film and author Daniel Clowes' work, and the writer's publishers called the movie a "complete rip-off."

LaBeouf has since come forward to apologize for not crediting Clowes in his film.

In a series of posts on Twitter, the actor explained, "Copying isn't part...
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