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Mel Gibson pities Shia Labeouf.

Controversial actor Mel Gibson recently chatted with IndieWire about the Lifetime Achievement Award he received from the 2014 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic, when the talk quickly turned to Shia Labeouf's recent disturbing behavior and his less than stellar image with the public.

Gibson of course had his own image crisis when he went on a now infamous anti-Semitic rant during a 2006 DUI arrest.

"When I see somebody like Shia Labeouf with the bag on his head and stuff, my heart goes out to the poor guy. I think he's suffering in some way, or why would he do that?" he sympathized. "And it's easy to point the finger at him and say that he's this, that, or the other, and it's easy to judge. But I'm sure he's going through some kind of personal, very painful »


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