It’s no secret that Shia LaBeouf is dealing with some personal troubles at the moment, as documented by his public meltdown over the last few months. However, one person who thinks that the actor is perfectly fine is his former Transformers costar Megan Fox.
LaBeouf’s behavior took a turn for the worse when he was arrested in New York City, New York, in June for his disruptive and rude outburst during a Broadway performance of Cabaret. While many fans have been worrying about the star, Fox is not.
“I’m not worried about Shia,” she recently told the New York Daily News. “I love my Shia. He’s perfectly fine. I haven’t talked to him in a couple of years, but I don’t worry about him.”
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles actress also sung her former costar’s praise, calling him “brilliant.”
“He’s a brilliant kid, talented and funny,” Fox continued. “There’s no reason to worry.”
LaBeouf has been trying hard to kick his addiction to alcohol and avoid doing anything bizarre in the press by checking into a treatment facility, so he is at least trying to change his ways. But it’s surprising that Fox has nothing but good things to say about him, because the pair previously had a little fallout over his comments in 2011.
The Lawless actor previously hinted to Details magazine that he and Fox had hooked up while filming Transformers — when she was on a break from husband Brian Austin Green.
“I never understood the separation of work and life in that situation,” he confessed at the time. “But the time I spent with Megan was our own thing, and I think you can see the chemistry on-screen.”