The Transformers star admits he wanted to be a gangster growing up so he would fit in better at his elementary school.
He explains, I was the outcast the minute I showed up at my school. I was the only white kid but I dressed like I wasnt! I remember shaving all of my hair on my head except for the bangs in the front because thats how cholos in my neighborhood used to rock their hair. I even cut lines in my eyebrows!
LaBeouf says his mom would buy him humongous corduroy pants and black Nikes to complete his hardcore style.
As he puts it, I thought I was a little gangster in the fourth grade. My mom played into it too. She understood, and I got beat up less. It all kind of worked out.
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