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Shia LaBeouf Talks About Drinking in Details Magazine

Shia Talks About Not Knowing "How to Have One Drink"

This weekend, Shia LaBeouf disappointed us with his idiotic and scary car accident and arrest on suspicion of DUI. Most of you don't think he'll learn his lesson, but at least one witness account says that after being told to flee the scene, Shia knew he needed to stick around and deal with the consequences. In a oddly well-timed newly released interview with Details, Shia reveals how using drinking to bond with his father had already taught him about his own substance control issues. He said:

"We would drink together and smoke together . . . and it's just a bad deal. It's not something that is conducive to being a role model—no iconic actors that I know of have problems like that. And I don't know how to do it like a gentleman. I don't know how to have one drink."

Shia's unconventional upbringing always seems to have left him with some complexes — hence his ability to get arrested for just about anything — and, underneath his cute exterior, a little troubled.

Thankfully, Shia is currently recovering from surgery, and neither his passenger, Transformers 2 costar Isabel Lucas, nor the driver of the other car were badly injured. I sincerely hope that Shia does learn from his big mistake and somehow manages to deal with his own possible demons in the process.

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sydneylobos sydneylobos 7 years
It is absolutely correct that the drug addiction is crime however the peoples are using different types of drug in form of alcohol. Well I don’t think I’m alcoholic or dependant - yet. But I’m surely approaching that and would love to stop. I drink every weekend and sometimes 3 times during the week. I drink and party with friends, and when I’m sober I’m a bore and useless with women. When drunk I’m confident, and a player! I’d love to stop completely but I need to build my social skills and confidence when sober. Anyone out there ever been on the same boat and got out?. Great Post i look forward to reading more! Sydney Alcoholism Information
sydneylobos sydneylobos 7 years
It is absolutely correct that the drug addiction is crime however the peoples are using different types of drug in form of alcohol. Well I don’t think I’m alcoholic or dependant - yet. But I’m surely approaching that and would love to stop. I drink every weekend and sometimes 3 times during the week. I drink and party with friends, and when I’m sober I’m a bore and useless with women. When drunk I’m confident, and a player! I’d love to stop completely but I need to build my social skills and confidence when sober. Anyone out there ever been on the same boat and got out?. Great Post i look forward to reading more! Sydney<a href="http://www.alcoholisminformation.org">Alcoholism Information</a>
shiaswifey4lifey shiaswifey4lifey 7 years
Poor baby. :(
shiaswifey4lifey shiaswifey4lifey 7 years
Poor baby. :(
italianblonde italianblonde 7 years
First off, this is not a creepy picture..he looks nice. And secondly, for people who said 'just don't drink' if it's a problem...I thought people were more understanding of drinking problems now. He has a great chance of being an addict because of his fathers' own problems, and maybe he is. But didn't you learn anything from Joey on the Real World? People think anyone can control their drinking sooo easily, and it's just not the case sometimes. I can't say it all in a comment, but that pisses me off.
sima sima 7 years
That's an awesome picture! He looks hot. Hope he gets better soon.
popdisaster popdisaster 7 years
well at least he's being honest..i'll have more than one drink with you shia! ;)
Stephanym Stephanym 7 years
This is really sad. I hope he gets his act together. I think he'll be fine especially since acknowledging the problem is half the battle. Let's keep him our thoughts.
Imabeliever Imabeliever 7 years
Shia has been attending AA meetings with his dad for 12 years. He knows better. He was NOT at fault for the accident.. that was made official by an announcement from the LA Sheriff's office. The investigation revealed that Shia was making a LEGAL left turn when the driver of the other car drove through a solid red light and hit his truck broadside so hard it rolled it twice. BUT he is STILL charged with misdemeanor DUI and will be arraigned in August. He is not off the hook. Just not liable to lawsuits or any additional charges in conjecture with the DUI as he would have been had the accident been his fault.
Mykie7 Mykie7 7 years
It WAS a selfish act, I completely agree with that statement. I don't think however anyone is blaming the parents, I just think it was more explanation about how he got to where he is. That said, look at all the people whose parents are alcoholics and come out on the other side as adults without a single vice. It happens all the time. It depends on the individual and the choices THEY make for THEMSELVES. Period.
BostonChick BostonChick 7 years
Shia needs to go to AA or some type of Alcoholism class. He obviously knows he has a problem. Why not go and get educated and learn some tools to use to stop before it gets worse.
mod16 mod16 7 years
HAHHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAH
mod16 mod16 7 years
HAHHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAH
kristyrk kristyrk 7 years
Is this kid even old enough to drink? I don't really care for the LeBeouf all that much.
faerymagick15 faerymagick15 7 years
vivi, it has been proven that alcoholism runs in families and can be inherited. I don't think anyone is blaming their parents, but Shia was stating that his dad doing what he did with him...drinking and smoking...wasn't a good thing. I don't think he was blaming his dad at all for his own actions. he admitted he doesn't know how to just have one drink. That is a definite sign of being out of control.
vivi vivi 7 years
PLEASE grow up! lets blame our parents for our bullshit addictive habits! sorry, but drink-drive IS SELFISH. this guy was driving a block from my place, could see in person the condition of his car. every day i have to pray to not get hit my a selfish person in traffic.sorry, but he is soooo lucky to make tons of money and again selfish enough to not respect other pp. SHAME ON YOU!
vivi vivi 7 years
PLEASE grow up! lets blame our parents for our bullshit addictive habits! sorry, but drink-drive IS SELFISH. this guy was driving a block from my place, could see in person the condition of his car. every day i have to pray to not get hit my a selfish person in traffic. sorry, but he is soooo lucky to make tons of money and again selfish enough to not respect other pp. SHAME ON YOU!
dancingnancy dancingnancy 7 years
gee, i wonder how much it cost to find the other driver at fault?
ElleJay ElleJay 7 years
usatoday is reporting that the other driver did run a red light causing the crash, but maybe if he hadn't been drinking in the first place it wouldn't have happened.
dancingnancy dancingnancy 7 years
great. another hollywood brat breaks the law and walks away.
dancingnancy dancingnancy 7 years
he was still driving drunk and maybe if he wasn't there would not have been an accident.
flyingroo flyingroo 7 years
LAPD reported that they have strong evidence that the other driver was running a red light, so yes, he was not at fault.
shann943 shann943 7 years
I heard the accident wasn't his fault and that the other driver ran a red light, is that true? if so he just got really lucky
naziazholesusuck naziazholesusuck 7 years
gorgeous! i'll have to pick this magazine up. he needs to just not drink at all especially knowing it runs in the family, but knowing from first hand experience, my sister was killed while drunk, and stuggled w/alcholism for years, it isn't always as easy as, just don't drink. quit honestly, i don't get the lure of alchohol, i always feel like butt the next day. good luck shia. hope you heal up quick.
dancingnancy dancingnancy 7 years
boo fucking hoo...cry me a river kid.
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