Shia LaBeouf, currently embroiled in a plagiarism scandal, claims he is saying goodbye to the limelight.
"In light of the recent attacks on my artistic integrity, I am retiring from all public life," the actor, 27, Tweeted Friday.
He soon added, "My love goes out to those who have supported me."
LaBeouf has drawn scorn for allegedly plagiarizing content from cartoonist and graphic novelist Daniel Clowes for a short film he made, and then rolling up his sleeves in preparation for what has been perceived as battle. Besides Tweeting apologies to Clowes in messages many have found heavily tinged with sarcasm, the Transformers star also hired a skywriter to deliver the words "I Am...