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Shia LaBeouf apologizes after short film called 'complete ri

PostPosted: Wed Dec 18, 2013 4:54 pm
by Ben Chiu

Shia LaBeouf is at the center of a plagiarism controversy after graphic novelist Daniel Clowes accused the star of borrowing shamelessly from his 2007 comic, "Justin M. Damiano," for a short film directed by the "Charlie Countryman" star...

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It's bad enough that creativity is lacking in Hollywood, but flat out plagiarism? There are countless stories of ideas being stolen and changed enough so they don't get sued, but this is pretty bold. Perhaps they're just getting lazy or there's a disconnect that even the little people need to make a living and they should be paid for their work like everyone else. What do you think happened here?