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  • James Franco explains Shia LaBeouf in NYT Op-Ed

          James Franco has added yet another couple of lines to his epic resume. It seems the film actor, soap opera star, professor, muralist, and selfie-master is now also a New York Times contributer and defender of erratic celebrities—in this case actor Shia LeBeouf. In an OP-ED piece titled “Why Actors Act Out,”… More ▸

  • The Shia Labeouf Alec Baldwin brawl continues

    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… More ▸

  • Shia LaBeouf drops out of Broadway play after disagreement with Alec Baldwin, leaks apologetic email

    Shia LaBeouf and Alec Baldwin are in some sort of fight, and the two couldn’t resolve the issue to the point that Shia LaBeouf has dropped out of their upcoming Broadway show, Orphans, according to the AP. LaBeouf pulled out of the production, “due to creative difference,” according to the show’s producers, but LaBeouf tweeted an email last… More ▸

  • Shia LaBeouf is really really excited to see Bill Nye The Science Guy

    Actor Shia LaBeouf and television science hero Bill Nye the Science Guy met at the SET Awards (Science, Engineering and Technology) in Beverly Hills (LaBeouf was presenting the legacy award to Michael Bay). LaBeouf, who videotaped the meeting, could not believe he is next to Nye and said  “Yo, I grew up with you. This is crazy.”… More ▸

  • Shia LaBeouf gets in a bar fight in London

    One year, three weeks and six days. That’s how long it took actor Shia LaBeouf to stay out of trouble/bar fights, but now we must start over the count. During a recent visit to London, LaBeouf accompanied actress Mia Goth, who is co-starring with LaBeouf in “Nymphomaniac,” to her mother’s house in the South London… More ▸

  • 7 Jewish celebrities who started acting when they were kids

    Yesterday we showed you how adorable (and resourceful) Mila Kunis was as an 11-year-old girl in the unforgettable show “Baywatch.”
    And if Mila did it, there’s no shame, so we decided to dig a little deeper into the wonderful world we call television, movies and commercials of the 1980s and 1990s, and show you other famous Jewish celebrities who had to work their way up to the top of the acting world. Some of them started as a lead in a feature film, others had to use their young acting talents (and raw cuteness, we’re looking at you Sarah Michele Gellar) to promote a burger chain.
    1. Natalie Portman

    Age: 13
    Role: Mathilda Lando in the 1994 French (English-speaking) film “Léon: The Professional.”
    Plot: Portman’s first major role was really serious, actually. She played a seductive 12-year-old girl who smokes cigarettes and comes from an extremely dysfunctional and abusive family.
    What she’s been doing since: Portman continued to have minor roles throughout the 90s, until her breakout role in 1999 as Princess Padmé Amidala in the “Star Wars” prequel trilogy. She later had a few lead roles, including an unforgettable role as Evey Hammond in “V for Vendetta” for which she had to shave her head, and then later won an Academy Award for her role in the 2010 film “Black Swan,” making her one of the most beloved actors in Hollywood, especially among Jewish fans (including this blog). More ▸

  • Shia LaBeouf gets naked in a new video by Israeli director (NSFW)

    If any of you has ever wonder how Shia LaBeouf looks naked, thanks to Alma Har’el, Israeli filmmaker who won the Best Documentary at the TriBeCa Film Festival for her 2011 doc “Bombay Beach,” you can see LaBeouf like you’ve never seen before. LaBeouf gets naked for the music video of the Icelandic indie band Sigur… More ▸

  • Shia LaBeouf visits poverty-struck Roma children

    The actor/comic book artist had a chance to visit underprivileged children of Roma decent (we know them under the less-PC name “Gypsies”) in Los Angeles, Just Jared reports. LaBeouf, who is behind “The Campaign Book,” an indie art book publisher, which goal is to “re-invigorate physical media by challenging tradition,” tweeted about his experience, and was all… More ▸