Following a brawl that caused Shia Labeouf to leave his role on the upcoming Broadway show, “Orphans,” the Jewish actor is fighting with ex co-worker Alec Baldwin yet again.
Labeouf hit Twitter (again) to share an email with his followers from Broadway director Dan Sullivan which implied Baldwin wasn’t rehearsing properly with the play.
“Don’t be too surprised if Alec doesn’t look up from his script much for the first few days,” the email reads. “I suspect he’s not nearly as prepared as you are. Not unusual at all when actors have a good long rehearsal time like we have. I just don’t want it to throw you. I did a reading of another play once with Alec and about 10 minutes in I thought, ‘Oh, I guess he’s just going to read it.’”
Apparently, Baldwin is a hothead and rather difficult to work with. LaBeouf also posted an email trade where Baldwin complains he’s tired, to which LaBeouf replies, “I’m a hustler. I don’t get tired. I’m 26, chief.”
Of course, Baldwin has already responded back to LaBeouf’s tweets. He told NYMag that he didn’t think Labeouf was “in a good position to be giving interpretations of what the theater is and what the theater isn’t.”
“I mean, he was never in the theater. He came into a rehearsal room for six or seven days and, uh — you know, sometimes film actors — I mean, there are people who are film actors who have a great legacy in the theater….And many film actors, though, who are purely film actors, they’re kind of like celebrity chefs, you know what I mean? You hand them the ingredients, and they whip it up, and they cook it, and they put it on a plate, and they want a round of applause. In the theater, we don’t just cook the food and serve it. You go out in the garden and you plant the seeds and you grow it,” Baldwin said.
Is this fight ever going to end? Its times like these we wish “Celebrity Death Match” was still around….