Shia LaBeouf sat down for an interview with the Los Angeles Times, just days before the release of Transformers 3: Dark Of The Moon. LaBeouf recently said that he would not return for future installments of Transformers, wanting instead to tackle other projects. Though he owes Stephen Spielberg for his role on the franchise, the handsome rascal told the Times, “Steven introduced me to the world in a way. The man has been incredible to me. But the work that I’ve done with him, the character variation is not heavy. It’s sort of all in the same vein. … I’ve gotta anchor these movies that are in these outrageous worlds, and I have to be as tangible as possible. … I have no problem with that, but I don’t want to be there forever.”
Spielberg also gave LaBeouf a bit of advice when it comes to his public image. “When Tom Cruise walks outside his house, he doesn’t pick his nose,” LaBeouf recalled Spielberg saying. “From the minute he leaves his door to the minute he comes back home, he doesn’t pick his nose.’ Now that’s a certain way to live your life that I have no ambitions toward.”
Hopefully LaBeouf’s new girlfriend, Karolyn Pho can help a brosef out. He met the Vietnamese-American stylist at a karaoke club in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles five months ago, after splitting with Wall Street 2 co-star Carey Mulligan.