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0Best And Worst Celebrity Looks Of The Week

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Last week on Best and Worst Celebrity Looks of the Week, we saw Camilla Belle wearing something diabolical. This week, Shia LaBeouf (above) clearly takes my WTF spot for the BEST, WORST, and most WTF look of the week. But do you agree? See what others wore this week below (and ask yourself, “Did Laura Prepon do something to her face?”) and make your choices!

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February 14, 2014 at 12:30 pm by Catherine St. Ives

1Shia LaBeouf’s Still Copying Other People’s Work with New Art Exhibition

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Shia LaBeouf has been suffering from a bit of a breakdown for a while now, which culminated in him turning up on a red carpet in Germany to promote Lars Von Trier’s Nymphomaniac with a paper bag over his head bearing the words “I AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE”. Except you are, but maybe you should never have been in the first place.

Well, now he’s back in the states and he’s taking his terror to the streets – er, well, to the Cohen Gallery in Los Angeles, where he’s hosting an “art exhibition” entitled #IAMSORRY. It’s an absolute rip off of something already done years ago by actual artist Marina Abramoviç and Maria Legault called The Apology Project, so it’s bullshit from the get-go, but let’s go with it.

A TIME magazine reporter named Ryan Sandoval was one of the first visitors to this sorry excuse for an exhibition, and here’s a bit of his experience:

I arrived in the late morning, just after the exhibition opened, and was frisked by a man outside on the sunny sidewalk, a foot away from glass bearing the words “#IAMSORRY” and “shia labeouf.” Inside the gallery, a woman behind a table (who I later learned was the artist Nastja Säde Rönkkö) asked me to choose an item from those laid out before her. The options: a whip, pliers, a bowl of Hershey kisses, a copy of Daniel Clowes’ Death Ray, a pink ukelele, a bottle of Brut cologne, an Optimus Prime toy (get it?) and a bowl of about 100 paper slips bearing typed messages. I reached for a single slip, but Rönkkö asked me to take the whole bowl, and so I did.

I sat down. I read messages mostly negative, some positive, declaring LaBeouf either a “baby,” an “idiot,” or a “genius.” Things about having to “move on,” or suggestions of “death.” They felt like tweets; they probably were tweets. I read about thirteen notes in measured tones, opting out of the ones that were too harsh or too praiseworthy; I thought about reading the whole bowl, but then got self-conscious saying so many hurtful things to LaBeouf, who in that moment, just seemed like a mixed-up kid.

I’d entered with a sort of respect for the gallery as a concept, but it didn’t feel like a sacred space by the time I’d left: Ultimately, it was just me, a bowl of tweets, and an actor reacting to criticism. It wasn’t all that moving: It was just the sort of thing that makes you shake your head.”

Well… yeah. I don’t think anyone’s entering a Shia LaBeouf art exhibition expecting to be changed forever. Especially when what he’s doing is in no way original and is just another stunt in his mental unraveling. It’s not profound, it’s not mindblowing and worst of all, it’s not even entertaining, so there’s no enjoyment to be had out of it.

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This shit is running until Friday from 11am – 6pm, as all good art does, natch.

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February 12, 2014 at 6:30 am by Jennifer
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1Shia LaBeouf Is Having a Serious Psychological Breakdown

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Oh, Shia LaBeouf. He, too, has fallen victim to the “child stars are fucked UP” trope and has completely lost his grip on reality. Sure, he tried to masquerade it as “performance art” for a while, but dude, no one is fooled at this point. He needs to step away from the public eye FOR REAL and spend some serious time with a mental health professional, for his own good (and for ours).

The above photo is from the German premiere of Lars Von Trier’s Nymphomaniac, where he showed up with a paper bag bearing his Twitter-debuted phrase “I Am Not Famous Anymore” along with a barcode in the top right corner of the bag, because, you know, celebrities are commodities, etc.

If that’s not all, he also walked out of a press conference for the film after quoting football player Eric Catona when asked about his sex scenes in the movie:

“When the seagulls follow the trawler, it’s because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea. Thank you very much.”

Uh… LOL. Everyone sorta awkwardly applauded and he just walked off the panel, because, you know, that’ll really show everyone how “artistic” you are? Look, there’s even video!

I don’t know what’s wrong with Shia LaBeouf, but it’s something only a certified mental health professional can determine – and treat – at this point.

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February 10, 2014 at 8:30 am by Jennifer
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0Shia LaBeouf’s Recent Shenanigans Were Just “Performance Art”

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Shia LaBeouf, World’s Greatest Douchebag, has a new defense for why he’s taken his dickishness to the next level lately: it’s just performance art, baby. He’s not really a plagiarizing, headbutting drunkard with a serious need for attention and a lack of accountability for his actions! No, of course not! He’s just being an ARTIST!

He explained this in a series of posts on Twitter, but later deleted them. Luckily, Gossip Cop has the scoop and saved the images he posted on his account:

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This is apparently what retiring from the public eye looks like. This dude needs some serious therapy, stat – he’s going off the deep end. Also, I don’t think he really knows what “performance a#RT” is all about, from the looks of things…

January 20, 2014 at 11:30 am by Jennifer
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0Shia LaBeouf Is Sorry for Headbutting, Is “Just a Regular Guy”

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Shia LaBeouf seems to get the devil in him every time he heads to London, as he’s always getting violent after he’s had a few drinks. After an altercation with a patron at the Hobgoblin pub in New Cross in 2012, he headed back there this past week and ended up headbutting someone. Sure, Shia LaBeouf is a giant dickhead, but he’s also just a “regular guy” who wants to “make peace” and “not shit on anybody”… or so he says in a video obtained by TMZ of his “apology”.

I don’t know what to say besides the fact that Shia needs to lay off the booze, as it makes him even more of an asshole than he is when sober. Like, seriously not a good look, dude.

In case you missed the head-butting the first time around, I don’t want you to feel left out, so here you go:

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January 18, 2014 at 7:30 am by Jennifer
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3Shia LaBeouf is Retiring from Public Life

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Well, it’s Friday, and while the impending weekend is enough to keep our spirits lifted, we’ve got something else for you: Shia LaBeouf has announced that he’s retiring from all aspects of public life due to people “attacking” his “artistic integrity” (translation: calling his ass out for being a plagiarizing dickhead).

Shia announced the news on his Twitter page earlier this morning, which was rather unfair, really, as I think we all would have liked to celebrate properly but most of us were sleeping. Hmph! Here’s how he put it:


Right, so how much is this bullshit for publicity? And more importantly, how long do we think this is going to last? My guess is a few weeks at most. It’s also hilarious that he’s retiring from public life, but made this announcement ON TWITTER, which is public. Is he going to delete his account?

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January 10, 2014 at 3:30 pm by Jennifer
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