This is Shia LaBeouf. Or…is it????
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Let me back up a second. Today I was minding my own business, googling Shia LaBeouf. You know, just a typical day. Anyways, I came across a theory by Reddit user RamsesThePigeon about good old Shia that made me go, “Hmmmmmmm.” So I hope it’ll make you say, “Hmmmmmm” too.
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The theory begins in 2001, when a young actor named Louis Stevens landed a role on the Disney Channel’s new show Even Stevens — a vehicle project titled after his real name. His fame grew and grew and he could have been on the path of Disney stars before him like Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake.
Instead, Louis Stevens created the persona of “Shia LaBeouf” and picked that name because it literally translates to “thank god for beef”.
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