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Shia LaBeouf

'Transformers' Felt Like

A 'Finger Up My Ass'

8/15/2012 9:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0815_tmz_shia_labeoufShia LaBeouf claims filming "Transformers" felt like having a "a finger up your ass" -- and now, the actor says he's quitting big budget movies for good.

26-year-old Shia spoke with The Hollywood Reporter recently, swearing off studio flicks for the rest of his life ... in favor of a career in indie films -- saying, "I'm done ... There's no room for being a visionary in the studio system. It literally cannot exist."

Shia said, "You give Terrence Malick a movie like 'Transformers', and he's f**ked. There's no way for him to exist in that world."

Shia then gushed about the people behind his new movie "Lawless" -- saying, "These dudes are a miracle ... They give you the money, and they trust you -- [unlike the studios, which] give you the money, then get on a plane and come to the set and stick a finger up your ass and chase you around for five months."

That stinks.

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61.

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764 days ago
62.

Rafaelle Zuccaro    

The4 only thing up your ASS Shia, is your HEAD!!! The only reason you are where you are, certainly is NOT from your Talent or acting abilities, Its from the people who go to your Sinnergogue with you- Thats the only connection you have in Hollywood, just like the many other FAILURES there!

764 days ago
63.

O_o    

k - so shia is definitely building quite a resume of great flix. but, it sounds like his ego is rising above him. transformers MADE him. a little gratitude might be a better fit there.

764 days ago
64.

BECKY    

I think that the spoiled little Shia should give back all the money that he made of me and many millions of other people since it was so painful making all that money. Maybe someone should actually put something up his butt and correct his attitude. Wow what a piece of work slamming what made him who he is. Hopefully the directors and execs out there will see this and he will never have to work in film again. Hmmm.

764 days ago
65.

happypat35    

Give it back (the money) if you bothered you so much.....You can relieve yourself of all of that....think of it as a cleansing/staring over process....shoot throw the money in the streets, where your hippy parents live.

764 days ago
66.

STFUP    

"the actor says he's quitting big budget movies for good"
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Oh if only that were true! He seems poised to replace Indiana Jones w/ the way they ended Crystal Skull - the horror!
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But I'm betting he'll cave the minute someone offers him a big paycheck.

764 days ago
67.

BabyBubba    

Your music video was fake. Showing your question inches was not artistic.

764 days ago
68.

Kristoferian    

Good riddance, I can name at least a dozen actors that could have filled all the spots in his movies

764 days ago
69.

small asian penis    

you can put your whole fist up my a$$ for that amount of dough

764 days ago
70.

ManiacalZebra    

Translation: I'm throwing a temper tantrum because they wouldn't let me have my way, so I'm going to punish them by fading into obscurity.

764 days ago
71.

andy    

So, Shia, . . . let's see . . .
The experience of "Transformers" was so overly traumatic, that you came back for 2 additional sequels. And, those mega million dollar checks for all 3 movies probably cashed in quite nicely, I would imagine.
Shia, you happen to be "capable" in acting, but to be perfectly honest, the movies that you've been in which have done well, have done well because the material and promotion have been top notch.
Shia, . . . Ed Norton, you're not!!!!!!
FIND SOME HUMILITY . . .

764 days ago
72.

verlinda    

Besides a FINGER. Wonder what else has been up his ass

764 days ago
73.

reeserose    

Wow! what a ungrateful turd. why is he even in the business? I'd take his place any day, and gladly!

764 days ago
74.

Svenghooli    

Ok, he's friggin cool in my book now...

764 days ago
75.

wanderella    

that's called having a boss....what a douch...nobody wants him in studion movies that's why he has downed sized to indies....even though indies are better...its alot harder to make happen...this guy just seems like a huge jerkoff....

764 days ago
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