Did Shia LaBeouf Steal Valor?

Police video shows actor Shia LaBeouf after his arrest on July 8 in Savannah, Georgia for drunken and disorderly conduct.
Screengrab via Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department

Shia LaBeouf was arrested late on July 8 in Savannah, Georgia, for drunken and disorderly conduct. Given the actor’s reputation, the charge isn’t super shocking. What’s new, however, is Shia’s claim — delivered while in police custody — that he served in the National Guard. Though LaBeouf did embed with a National Guard unit while researching his role in Fury, that’s a far cry from real service. In fact, it’s something like a high school JROTC cadet claiming to be an officer. But hey, Shia didn’t steal valor, he just borrowed a bit.

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Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Radio Free Europe/Radio Free Liberty

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