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Shia LaBeouf veered close to becoming another Hollywood story of a child star sucked into the dark side of the industry. As a charmingly goofy teen in the early 2000s, the now-33-year-old actor became a fixture of midday TV viewing as a star on the Disney Channel's zany sibling comedy Even Stevens. After that, he worked to shed his kid-star skin, starring in the Hitchcockian teen thriller Disturbia, the box office beast Transformers, the period war epic , and plenty of others. But behind it all there were personal demons the young actor was wrestling with, leading to a very public, drunken arrest that brought it all to a head. That moment served as the catalyst for