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10 photos of Shia LaBeouf’s transformation from a geeky kid to an arty hunk

2014-01-14 10:31
Los Angeles – Shia LaBeouf recently made headlines in a messy plagiarism spat after it was revealed that his new short film, is based word-for-word on a comic by Justin M Damiano by artist Daniel Clowes.

He then raised even more eyebrows after admitting that he sent pictures of his penis to director Lars Von Trier's production team to land his role in Nymphomaniac.

And who can forget that Sigur Rós music video where you can see his willy?

Most recently the star shocked everyone when he announced on Twitter that he would be retiring from the public eye.

The 27-year-old actor said that he would be taking a step back from the limelight due to "recent attacks" against his "artistic integrity".

But before all this drama Shia was just another bright-eyed kid wanting to make it in Hollywood.

We take a look back at Shia over the years transforming from a geeky kid to an arty hunk:

1) 2003:

Shia LaBeouf arrives at the premiere of Project Greenlight 2's The Battle of Shaker Heights.

2) 2004:

Shia LaBeouf arrives to the 2004 MTV Movie Awards at the Sony Pictures Studios.

3) 2005:

Shia Labeouf poses for a photo backstage during MTV's Total Request Live at the MTV Times Square Studios.

4) 2006:

Shia LaBeouf attends the First Look Pictures premiere of A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints in New York City.

5) 2007:

Shia LaBeouf arrives at the 22nd Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards held at Santa Monica Beach.

6) 2007:

Shia LaBeouf arrives at the premiere of Paramount Picture's Disturbia at the Chinese Theater.

7) 2008:

Shia LaBeouf arrives at the premiere of Dreamwork's Eagle Eye at the Chinese Theater.

8) 2010:

Shia LaBeouf attend the Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps premiere.

9) 2012:

Shia LaBeouf attends the 'The Company You Keep' Photocall during the 69th Venice Film Festival at the Palazzo del Casino.

10) 2013:

Shia LaBeouf attends The Company You Keep New York Premiere at The Museum of Modern Art.

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