Monday, November 12, 2012

Shia LaBeouf in The Hobgoblin SE14

I noticed on Twitter last week that people were saying that US actor Shia LaBeouf was drinking in the Hobgoblin in New Cross. Last Wednesday for instance,  Seun Ogunsakin ‏tweeted 'In the Hobgoblin with Shia Labeouf! #Surreal! New cross seems to be coming up haha'.

This morning the story made The Sun, so it must be true!

'Hollywood star Shia LaBeouf got into a scrap — while drinking in a student pub in a scruffy South London suburb.  Regulars at the Hobgoblin in New Cross were stunned when the Transformers actor walked in with Mia Goth, his co-star in new film Nymphomaniac.  Shia, 26, spent several hours drinking and happily posing for photos with fans. But the mood turned sour when a student prankster pinched the star’s baseball cap — a souvenir from Laos in Asia — and refused to give it back.  A scuffle broke out and drinkers had to separate the pair before Shia left in a taxi. Police were not called.

One witness said: “No one could believe that a well-known Hollywood star had rocked up at a bar in dingy SE14. Everyone was getting their photos taken with him. The scrap all started when this guy took his hat. I think he was just joking, but Shia didn’t like it.  The guy just took it off him and wouldn’t give it back. He tried to get it back and they ended up tussling. It was handbags really. But it shows that even Hollywood stars can’t avoid grief down this way.” Landlord Mark Harris confirmed Shia was in the pub with model and actress Mia, 19. Mark said: “Her mum lives just down the road. She came down to see her mum and he tagged along. He did get a bit frustrated and there was a bit of a scuffle.”

Shia and Mia (or shiamia as they may be known one day if their relationship develops further) are both in the new Lars Von Trier film Nymphomaniac along with Charlotte Gainsbourg, Christian Slater, Willem Dafoe and Uma Thurman - if you spot any of them in the Hobgoblin, give me a call!

Shia after his brush with 'scruffy South London'
(OK it's him in Transformers)

Mia Goth - from the mean streets of SE London?

1 comment:

sarahluv said...

he was also spotted in the catford bridge tavern. he must've been on a bit of a pub crawl!