Though plenty of Shia La Beouf's fans began to worry about the 28-year-old actor after he seemingly suffered a string of public meltdowns -- including getting arrested in June at a Broadway performance of Video: Inside Shia La Beouf's 'Cabaret' Arrest She also spoke about his talent, calling the troubled actor "brilliant." "He's a brilliant kid, talented and funny. There's no reason to worry." La Beouf was charged with two counts of trespassing, two counts of disorderly conduct and one count of harassment in the second degree for his outburst in late June.Last December, he was hit with a plagiarism scandal after making a short film that bore a lot of similarities with a graphic novella by Daniel Clowes, and in January, he announced that he was "retiring from all public life." But Fox is not the only Hollywood star to come to Shia's defense after his increasingly bizarre behavior.Although Shia La Beouf is basking in the glory of the multi-million dollar blockbuster Transformers: Dark of the Moon, he is not on good terms with his former Transformers star, Megan Fox, and her husband, Brian Austin Green, after revealing he hooked up with Megan while she and her soon-to-be husband were taking a break! Magazine reports that the couple are fighting to save their marriage — at the expense of Shia’s friendship.Megan and Brian have been dating on and off since 2004, however finally tied the knot in a discrete ceremony just one year ago.
Shia La Beouf has seen things, and he's not afraid to talk about them.
Nevermind that Shia never detailed the exact time frame of his affair with Megan…
or that Megan and BAG’s relationship, while at times off-and-on, seemed pretty “on” for most of the “We’ve been together for six years.
Featured on the cover of the new issue of magazine, La Beouf opens up about many things, including his rough childhood, which involved living in a poor neighborhood with an ice shavings-selling clown mom and heroin-addicted dad who accosted executives on the set of his Disney Channel breakout show, "Even Stevens." It wasn't the typical crazy Hollywood parent relationship, though; La Beouf went out of his way to make his own breaks, hitting open mics from an early age and calling agents and casting directors in hopes of breaking out of his troubled home.
He immediately stuck out at his audition for his Disney Channel show; La Beouf performed an old Lenny Bruce comedy monologue.
In July, fellow controversial actor Mel Gibson expressed some sympathy for him.