Shia LaBeouf's most bizarre moments: a timeline

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Actor Shia LaBeouf has come a long way since his poverty-stricken childhood in Los Angeles. After landing a role as a young teen on the Disney Channel's Even Stevens, the star transitioned smoothly into a film career, starring in blockbusters such as the Transformers franchise, I, Robot and Eagle Eye. In later years, he took on more challenging, arthouse roles, including Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac, before beginning a sideline as an experimental performance artist.

In recent years LaBeouf's behaviour has become markedly erratic. Here we track his eventful life, from the time he tried to start a fight outside an LA strip club, to an evening spent slapping fellow theatre-goers during a performance of Cabaret.

Born on June 11 1986, LaBeouf grows up in Echo Park, Los Angeles. In a 2008 interview with US GQ, the star revealed how his childhood was unconventional but relatively happy: he and his family would dress up as clowns and sell hotdogs to their Latin American neighbours. After his parents divorced, LeBeouf later ended up accompanying his Dad to AA meetings, while trying to make it as a child actor, performing stand-up at local comedy clubs from the age of 10 (most of his jokes were about erections). In the same interview, LaBeouf also revealed: "I used to s--- on myself until I was 12 years old. I didn't stop until I got a job."

Disgod on March 12nd, 2020 at 05:55 UTC »

Actual Cannibal Shia LaBeouf don't give a fuck.

banana_slippers on March 12nd, 2020 at 05:20 UTC »

I've been learning French and still cant get over the fact that his last name literally translates to "the beef" I feel like more people need to know about this

pdxp2b on March 12nd, 2020 at 04:43 UTC »

The Telegraph troll endgame:

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