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As has been reported, actor and short-filmmaker Shia LaBeouf is in the middle of something of a scandal, involving a short film he directed that borrowed heavily from a comic book from Daniel Clowes, followed by a public apology that borrowed heavily from a slightly less accomplished source: Yahoo! Answers.

Naturally, we all took to Twitter, and the responses have easily fit into several well-populated categories.

The Meme

In related news: Shia looks to rebound from this scandal with his next filmForrest Gump.

The Meta

This tweet about Shia's plagiarism is plagiarized.

The Name

Dane Cook: Fellow Plagarizer

Joaquin Phoenix: Erstwhile Fakey-Fake Performance Artist

Hey, it could be worse. Indiana Jones, amirite?

 

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