"He Was Very Teary-Eyed:" Shia LaBeouf On Playing His Dad In 'Honey Boy' And Reuniting With Him After 7 Years Of Estrangement
Shia LaBeouf's dad was an important part of the actor's career, but they had a really complicated past.
During a sit-down with Interview Magazine in 2014, Shia opened up about how it was like to be a child star and his relationship with his dad. He revealed that the only time his father would talk to him was when it was work-related.
"We manipulate each other," he revealed, adding that they didn't have a "real conversation." Shia also said that some of his best and worst memories were all connected to his father and he referred to this as a "negative gift."