Shia Labeouf Apologizes After Short-Film Plagiarism Accusation: ‘I F—ed Up’

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Shia Labeouf Apologizes After Short-Film Plagiarism Accusation: ‘I F—ed Up’
Shia Labeouf has apologized for failing to credit Daniel Clowes’ obscure 2007 comic “Justin M. Damiano” as the source of inspiration for his short film “HowardCantour.com,” which caused an uproar online Monday after Clowes accused the “Transformers” star of outright plagiarism. I fucked up. — Shia Labeouf (@thecampaignbook) December 17, 2013 After he was called out by several film bloggers — the likes of which the short film portrays — Labeouf wrote on Twitter over a series of six tweets: “Copying isn’t particularly creative work. Being inspired by someone else’s idea to produce something new and different Is creative work. In my excitement and naiveté as.
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