Washington, Jan. 11 - Shia LaBeouf has announced that he will retire from 'public life' after months of media scrutiny and Internet backlash over a serious plagiarism charge.
The 27-year-old actor took to Twitter to announce his retirement, thanking his fans who supported him, Fox News reported.
The ' Nymphomaniac ' was accused of using material from a Daniel Clowes comic for his short film, 'HowardCantour. com', in December. (ANI)
New York, December 20 : Shia LaBeouf might face legal action for plagiarizing a comic for his short film.
LaBeouf had earlier acknowledged the fact that he borrowed from another artist's work without giving proper credit, the New York Daily News reported.
LaBeouf debuted his short film, " Howard Cantour. com," starring Jim Gaffigan, which examines the life of an anguished online film critic and is in the lines of the story of a 2007 graphic novella by artist Daniel Clowes titled " Justin M. Damiano."
New York, Oct 13 : Shia LaBeouf was reportedly punched in the face and kicked in his private parts after he started making a video of a woman throwing up on a London street.
According to a UK publication, the handsome hunk, who is currently in the UK to shoot the WWII flick ' Fury', was out and about with his pal when he saw Ash Nawaz and her sister Isis, sitting on a curb and looking sick, the New York Daily News reported.
The ladies failed to recognise the 27-year-old actor and told him to leave them alone, but he refused to stop recording them, provoking a stranger to intervene.
Los Angeles, April 25 : Hollywood actor Shia LaBeouf is said to be in talks to star alongside Brad Pitt in director David Ayer's "Fury".
The "Transformers" actor is negotiating with Sony Pictures to star in the military action thriller, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
The film centres on a Sherman tank commander and his crew who find themselves behind enemy lines in Nazi Germany in April 1945 just as the war is coming to an end.
Los Angeles, March 28 : Shia Labeouf put his differences with his former theatre co-star Alec Baldwin behind him by attending the first preview performance of the play they were due to appear in together.
"The Transformers" actor dropped out of Broadway play "Orphans" in February this year and he subsequently went public with e-mail correspondence between Baldwin, director Daniel Sullivan and playwright Lyle Kessler in a bid to explain his sudden decision to leave the production, reports contactmusic. com.
New York, Mar 7 : Shia LaBeouf took to Twitter to hit back at Alec Baldwin, after he suggested that his former ‘Orphans’ co-star was not made for Broadway.
LaBeouf tweeted an e-mail from director Dan Sullivan that implied Baldwin had not rehearsed for the play, the New York Post reported.
In the e-mail, Sullivan wrote that LaBeouf should not be too surprised if Baldwin doesn’t look up from his script much for the first few days.
Sullivan said that he suspected that Baldwin is not nearly as prepared as LaBeouf is, which is not at all unusual when actors have a good long rehearsal time like they have.
Washington, Dec 29 : Before Shia LaBeouf and Mia Goth took their romance public in December, the actress revealed what her dream date would entail.
The 29-year-old `Nyphomaiac' star told i-D magazine that she wanted her date to be very simple, Us magazine reported.
The 5-foot-9 half-Canadian, half-Brazilian starlet added that her dream date could just be a stay in, where she and her boyfriend could cook and watch a great movie, as she is obsessed with films.
Shia LaBeouf says Michael Douglas is ‘The Epitome of Strength’ and he will surely win his battle against Stage IV cancer. The young actor says that his ‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps’ co-star will get better very soon.
Shia LaBeouf admitted in June 09 that he has always been attracted to his Transformers co-star Megan Fox. He had reportedly admitted to finding her beautiful.
However, he has now apparently moved on from Fox to his latest co-star Carey Mulligan. The duo appears in Wall Street sequel, Money Never Sleeps. The pair was spotted getting cozy over drinks at West Village Restaurant. -Sampurn Media
Washington, Aug 26 : Actor Shia Labeouf must have cast away the idea of ever dating Megan Fox, as he is reportedly seeing British actress Carey Mulligan.
According to the New York Daily News, the pair was spotted kissing and cuddling over drinks at West Village restaurant Extra Virgin.
The new love interest is also his co-star in upcoming Wall Street sequel Money Never Sleeps, reports Contactmusic.
However, LaBeouf has admitted in the past that he has always been attracted to his Fox, his Transformers co-star.
Washington, August 1 : Actor Shia LaBeouf stunned guests at a charity bash after writing out a cheque for 10,000 dollars in Los Angeles, it has emerged.
The Transformers star was attending the Riders for Health auction proceeds from which will go to the international non-profit that provides health-care to rural African villages using motorcycles.
The 23-year-old bid for items including a 3,000 dollar hand-painted racing jacket and a 2,500 dollar helmet.
London, July 30 : Shia LaBeouf is no longer a Hollywood actor – he has become God!
The actor’s fans have started a fictional religion called ‘Shiantology’.
And the crazy followers of the Transformers star have accepted him as the Messiah of the religion.
They have even set up a website with mock-up pictures of Shia as Jesus Christ, the Sun reports.
Meanwhile, the actor recently disclosed that he had injured his eye during the filming of ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen’.
London, June 30 : Megan Fox has sparked rumours of dating Transformers co-star Shia LaBeouf after they were spotted dining together in New York.
The 23-year-old actress, who ended her engagement to Brian Austin Green, 35, earlier this year (09), has confirmed that she’s officially single, reports The Daily Star.
According to the New York Daily News, the pair turned heads as they sat side by side during a dinner with 10 pals on Thursday last week.
Washington, June 29 : ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen’, starring Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox, has topped the weekend box office after raking in 112 million dollars.
According to studio estimates, Sandra Bullock’s romantic comedy ‘The Proposal’, co-starring Ryan Reynolds, landed the second spot with 18.5 million dollars.
The Hangover came third with 17.2 million dollars while ‘Up’ stood fourth with 13 million dollars.
Washington, Jun 23 : American actor Shia LaBeouf has opened up about the eye injury that he got on the set of the Transformers sequel.
At first it had been reported that LaBeouf, 23, had been injured during a controlled explosion on the set, but the actor has revealed that he impaled his face on a spike.
"We were in the middle of some chaos and I mistimed something and impaled my face on a spike," Contactmusic quoted him as saying.
Washington, June 22 : Shia LaBeouf says that he does not "really know" what his job as an actor means and is unaware how to respond to compliments for his performance.
"I don''t even really know what it is I do for a living - the level of insecurity is very, very high. You''re making a lot of money, getting a lot of accolades and positive criticism for something where you don''t even know what you''re doing," Contactmusic quoted him as saying.
Washington, June 19 : Shia LaBeouf has revealed that he was forced to quit drinking whisky because it turned him into a ''''werewolf'''', and now he is thinking of kicking the butt as well.
The ''Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen'' actor is seriously considering quitting both drinking and smoking because they have a negative effect on him.