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Shia LaBeouf

Storms Out Of Press Conference

Paper Bags Own Head

2/9/2014 10:02 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Shia LaBeouf proved he's dying for attention during the premiere of his new movie Sunday ... by storming out of a press conference in Germany ... then showing up to the red carpet with a paper bag over his head.

Shia attended a press conference in Berlin for Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" ... and ten minutes in used a famous quote from a French soccer player to answer a reporter's question.

Shia -- who was missing a bottom tooth -- said, "When the seagulls follow the trawler, it's because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea. Thank you very much." Then walked off stage.

And if that wasn't thirsty enough ... he showed up to the actual premiere less than an hour later with a brown paper bag over his head (pictured below) that said "I am not famous anymore."

Britney Spears called ... she wants her meltdown back.

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91.

Barbara    

He has been of fragile mind from day 1....it is only a matter of time sad to say.

167 days ago
92.

ed    

So confusing, is he plagiarizing the Unknown Comic or Joaquin Phoenix?

167 days ago
93.

BellaJ    

He makes such an ass of himself it's embarrassing!

167 days ago
94.

Coupe09    

Why do I have an eery feeling he's the next celeb to hit rock bottom and leave this earth. Something ain't right clearly.

167 days ago
95.

spader    

Maybe he could set aside a small amount of money for a modest life and give the rest to charity or make direct personal donations. I'm sure it would be a much more enriching experience than trying to educate entertainment reporters with snappy quotes.

167 days ago
96.

sr    

Love him!!!

167 days ago
97.

Lynn317    

His behavior goes beyond him just trying to get attention or being a little weird. He is really starting to come off as being seriously mentally unbalanced.
In fact there are parts of his behavior that are similar to Amanda Bynes ... doing one erratic, irrational thing after another - including 'RETIRING". He is the same age as Amanda where certain types of mental disorders emerge
It may be time for another 5150 evaluation.

167 days ago
98.

Cam    

Douche I never liked in the first place. No loss.

167 days ago
99.

B4-I-FU-RU-18?    

Joaquin Phoenix, already tried this shtick. Get new material unShiariginal.

167 days ago
100.

Yurra Knutz    

Debut of The Unknown Actor

167 days ago
101.

Sandra     

Jackass!!! He needs to keep a paper bag over his head!!!

167 days ago
102.

Quinn    

the back of the bag should have read ".... but I'm still a douche."

167 days ago
103.

Alphawolf    

The quote is from Eric Cantona

167 days ago
104.

Cayo Candido    

Was that Eric Cantona who said the same thing at a conference back in the 90s?

167 days ago
105.

Applehead    

Most overrated actor of our time. Huge ego, ordinary talent.

167 days ago
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