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Washington, January 11, 2014
First Published: 13:49 IST(11/1/2014)
Last Updated: 14:02 IST(11/1/2014)
Plagiarism row: Shia LaBeouf 'retires from public life'
Actor Shia LaBeouf has announced that he will retire from 'public life' after months of media scrutiny and internet backlash over a serious plagiarism charge.
The 27-year-old actor took to Twitter to announce his retirement, thanking his fans who supported him, Fox News reported.
Shia LeBeouf said in a Twitter update, "In light of the recent attacks against my artistic integrity, I am retiring from all public life."
was accused of using material from a Daniel Clowes comic for his short film, 'HowardCantour.com', in December.
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