Shia Labeouf Tells the Real Story of ‘Knocking Out’ Tom Hardy: ‘It’s a Bunch of Bullshit’

Shia Labeouf Tells the Real Story of ‘Knocking Out’ Tom Hardy: ‘It’s a Bunch of Bullshit’
The making of John Hillcoat’s 2012 crime drama “Lawless” was dominated by reports of tension between cast members Tom Hardy and Shia Labeouf. The filmmaker confirmed during a Reddit Ama several years ago that “there was definitely a fight between them. It escalated to the point where they had to both be restrained.” Rumor had it that one altercation was so intense that Labeouf punched Hardy and knocked him out, which is something Labeouf all but confirmed in a March 2018 Esquire profile. Now Labeouf is clearing up the rumors by telling “Hot Ones” host Sean Evans (via Complex) the truth about the Hardy knockout story.

“Yeah, it’s a bunch of bullshit,” Labeouf said. “We used to wrestle all the time and [Tom Hardy’s] a big fucking person, especially then. He was getting ready [to play] Bane.”

While a fight between the actors did lead to Hardy being knocked down, it had nothing to
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