Shia LaBeouf's Acting Job Brings Back His Dad


Shia LaBeouf


His father Jeffrey used to sell drugs to feed his family, subsequently drifting the family apart before Shia got an acting job in 'Even Stevens'.

Shia LaBeouf has credited his fame with maintaining his relationship with his dad - the actor insists without his glamorous career he "would have no father". The "Transformers" actor was determined to succeed as a movie star so his dad Jeffrey would be able to stop selling cannabis to fund the family.

And LaBeouf is thankful he broke into the industry as a youngster, because having his father on-set of TV show "Even Stevens" helped rebuild the pair's relationship. He tells Britain's The Sun, "My father was never around because he was selling drugs to keep us alive. And my mother was never around because she was selling brochures in the park to keep us alive."

"They never had time for each other, and they fell out. It ruined my life for a long time. I am not the first one to go through it, but I blamed myself for it. I rented my dad back into my life. This business (acting) gave me my father. Money gave me my father. If I had no money and no way to supplement my father's income so he could survive, I would have no father."

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kylie Jenner Reportedly Pregnant With Travis Scott's Baby
  2. 'The Voice' Live Finale Part 2: And the Winner of Season 12 Is....
  3. Johnny Depp and Javier Bardem Officially Join Tom Cruise in Universal's Monster Film 'Dark Universe'
  4. 'The Voice' Live Finale Part 1: Four Finalists Sing for the Win
  5. Camila Cabello Teams Up With Ed Sheeran, Pharrell and Charli XCX on Upcoming Album
  6. Iggy Azalea Responds to Odell Beckham Jr. Dating Rumors: I Don't Even Know Him
  7. Fans Loath ABC's 'Dirty Dancing' Remake - See the Hilarious Memes
  8. Kylie Jenner Tells Bella Thorne to be Careful of 'Charming Player' Scott Disick
  9. Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Are Planning to Remarry This Summer
  10. Bye 'KUWTK'! Kim Kardashian Is Focusing on Her New Show 'Glam Masters'

CELEBS PHOTO