Will we soon be seeing a lot less of Shia LaBeouf?
The 27-year-old actor certainly suggested just that when he took to Twitter on Friday morning, Jan. 10, and wrote, "In light of the recent attacks against my artistic integrity, I am retiring from all public life."
LaBeouf's decision comes after it was revealed on Dec. 16, 2013, that the Transformers star had plagiarized one of author Daniel Clowes' graphic novellas for his short film HowardCantour.com.
Soon after the striking similarities were uncovered, LaBeouf began to send a seemingly neverending number of apologetic tweets, culminating in the actor going so far as to express his deep regret via a skywritten message on Wednesday, Jan. 1.
As for his "retiring" declaration, time will tell if he actually follows through with it.