Shia LaBeouf returns to the limelight as he covers Esquire’s April 2018 issue. Matthew Brookes photographs the American actor for the accompanying feature. Ahead of his movie Borg vs. McEnroe, LaBeouf discusses the idea of redemption.
I’ve got to look at my failures in the face for a while, says LaBeouf.
I need to take ownership of my shit and clean up my side of the street a bit before I can go out there and work again, so I’m trying to stay creative and learn from my mistakes. The truth is, in my desperation, I lost the plot.
The 31-year-old actor also touches on his past interactions with Kanye West. LaBeouf recalls West clearing out his closet and taking all of his clothes.
I took my mother to his concert. She is, of course, obsessed with Kanye West. He was a f**king sweetheart to her. So I’m like, LaBeouf continues,
Go for it, my guy. Take everything you want. And he did.
He took all my f**king clothes. Me and him haven’t really been in contact since he blew up onstage and, you know, shit on me. Read more at Esquire.com.