Exclusive: Shia LaBeouf, Driving While Suspended?

Exclusive: Shia LaBeouf, Driving While Suspended?-photo

Shia LaBeouf may be a whiz kid behind the wheel in the movies. But what about in real life?

The Transformers star, whose driver's license has been suspended since January, scratched up a fellow driver's car in a minor fender-bender in L.A.'s Los Feliz neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon, the other motorist tells Celebuzz exclusively.

LaBeouf was maneuvering his heavy black truck when he bumped the rear section of comedian Jesse Coccoli's Nissan while merging near the intersection of Los Feliz Blvd. and Hillhurst Ave., she told Celebuzz in a telephone interview. Coccoli recounted the incident live in her Twitter feed and provided more details in an email exchange with Celebuzz.

Representatives for the star, however, disputed her account, insisting that LaBeouf was not even in the neighborhood, much less at the wheel or involved in an accident.

"This story is completely fabricated," a spokeswoman for LaBeouf told Celebuzz last night. "Shia was in Santa Monica with friends for the afternoon in question. This must be a clear case of mistaken identity."

Any appearance behind the wheel would pose a thorny issue for LaBeouf, whose license suspension runs until next January, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Under state law, a first conviction for driving with a suspended license carries a penalty of a minimum of five days in jail.

Coccoli said she stood by her story. In recounting the incident to Celebuzz, she said she did not recognize the star initially. "I think I said, 'I can't believe you just hit my car going two miles an hour,' and realize, it is him," she said.

She added that she and the star — who was wearing a brown hat, white shirt and sneakers, she noted — exchanged contact and insurance information at the scene. Coccoli said they also briefly chatted about their mutual interest in comedy. (LaBeouf got his start as a performer working as a pre-teen stand-up comic who told dirty jokes). "He asked where I perform. I said, 'Laugh Factory, but you're not invited 'cause you hurt my car.'"

Unfortunately for LaBeouf, his recent track record as a driver has been no laughing matter. Last July, officers responding to an accident encountered LaBeouf and found it "immediately apparent" that he was intoxicated, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesman told the Associated Press at the time. He was booked for a misdemeanor DUI, but authorities declined to move forward with charges, citing insufficient evidence. (In fact, prosecutors said then they planned to charge the other driver for running a red light).

Authorities did, however, suspend his license because he refused to submit to "a chemical test" following the accident. Since then, Shia has been spotted repeatedly catching rides in taxi cabs, walking around his Glendale neighborhood, or being chauffeured around by his mother Shayna

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  • Amy
    Amy

    "hispanicatthedisco said: Oh yea, well I saw Shia LaBeouf walking down the street in Burbank last week, and he totally kicked a baby stroller over with the baby still in it. The he poured the remainder of his AriZona Iced Tea on the poor infant's head as it rolled around on the pavement and cried." Hahahaha.. (That poor woman who made this crap up is SICK!)

  • No name
    No name

    hispanicatthedisco said: Oh yea, well I saw Shia LaBeouf walking down the street in Burbank last week, and he totally kicked a baby stroller over with the baby still in it. The he poured the remainder of his AriZona Iced Tea on the poor infant's head as it rolled around on the pavement and cried. I agree. What the fu*k is wrong with you, you sick bitch!!!! Do you really think this is funny!! Well eat your own sh*t!!

  • sam
    sam

    whos cares if he sctached someones car, hes famois!

  • MACY
    MACY

    Oh yea, well I saw Shia LaBeouf walking down the street in Burbank last week, and he totally kicked a baby stroller over with the baby still in it. The he poured the remainder of his AriZona Iced Tea on the poor infant's head as it rolled around on the pavement and cried. THE f*ck IS WRONG W/ U?!!

  • Icebox
    Icebox

    Oh yea, well I saw Shia LaBeouf walking down the street in Burbank last week, and he totally kicked a baby stroller over with the baby still in it. The he poured the remainder of his AriZona Iced Tea on the poor infant's head as it rolled around on the pavement and cried. Oh my God!!! I saw it too... He wss smoking and he blew all the smoke in the baby's face!!!! (before puring his AriZona Iced Tea, of course).

  • hispanicatthedisco
    hispanicatthedisco

    Shia dosen't even own a black truck and he was in Santa Monica when this bitch said that he crash her car!! And one more thing. He whould not talk about comedy IF he had hit another car. You guys need to grow up and get a LIFE!! It's getting me so anry how you fkn idiots talk about him!! Just leave him alone!!!!!!!! Okay, Sarah/Kelly. Whatever you say, sweetie.

  • Kelly
    Kelly

    Shia dosen't even own a black truck and he was in Santa Monica when this bitch said that he crash her car!! And one more thing. He whould not talk about comedy IF he had hit another car. You guys need to grow up and get a LIFE!! It's getting me so anry how you fkn idiots talk about him!! Just leave him alone!!!!!!!!

  • see
    see

    There's not alot of decent sources about this story. I don't believe it until a better source comes in. This just proves that more than one sources are important that believe this post right away.

  • kat10oreo
    kat10oreo

    Yeah right.. why would he be driving? He knows the pap would be all over him if he did!

  • FAIL
    FAIL

    smells like BULLsh*t.

  • Diandra
    Diandra

    SHIA LABARFBAG should be in jail for a long time. He gets a pass though because he has money and is in HOLLYWEIRD.

  • Alexia
    Alexia

    OMG he's not even been driving, it just someone try to get their name in the media. Leave him alone.

  • dorayliss
    dorayliss

    i heard he ate rebeca romajin stamoeses baby

  • hispanicatthedisco
    hispanicatthedisco

    Oh yea, well I saw Shia LaBeouf walking down the street in Burbank last week, and he totally kicked a baby stroller over with the baby still in it. The he poured the remainder of his AriZona Iced Tea on the poor infant's head as it rolled around on the pavement and cried.

  • miri
    miri

    Chin up, what doesn't break you can only make you!!!! Blessing

  • Sarah
    Sarah

    It can't be Shia. He was in Santa Monica and he don't own a black truck!! And if he had accidently hit another car. He whould not talk about comedy at the scene. This is just bullsh*t!!!! And one more thing. He whould never drive until he get his license again!! "Just leave him alone ppl!!"

 
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