The actor has been tweeting for several days to express his remorse for closely copying "Justin M. Damiano," by graphic novelist Daniel Clowes, in his short film "Howard Cantour." "Ghost World" author Clowes lives in the San Francisco Bay area.
Mr. Clowes, I can only ask that you view my apology as a stepping stone toward repairing this misunderstanding between us. I'm sorry.--On New Year's Eve, LaBeouf tweeted that his resolution is to "work on being a less controversial tweeter." But it's hard not to view the whole thing as an elaborate art project, since many of the tweets he sent in apology were themselves lines from other works.
Shia LaBeouf (@thecampaignbook) December 31, 2013
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