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Shia LaBeouf apologizes for plagiarism by plagiarizing his apology

One comes away with the feeling that Shia LaBeouf is either deeply lazy or just incredibly dumb.

Shia LaBeouf May Have Plagiarized His Apology for Plagiarism | Underwire | Wired.com

Last night on Twitter, LaBeouf wrote the following:

Copying isn’t particularly creative work. Being inspired by someone else’s idea to produce something new and different IS creative work.

— Shia LaBeouf (@thecampaignbook) December 17, 2013

In my excitement and naivete as an amateur filmmaker, I got lost in the creative process and neglected to follow proper accreditation

— Shia LaBeouf (@thecampaignbook) December 17, 2013
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And now, let’s look at what “Lili,” a user on Yahoo! Answers, had to say about plagiarism four years ago. “Merely copying isn’t particularly creative work, though it’s useful as training and practice,” she wrote. “Being inspired by someone else’s idea to produce something new and different IS creative work, and it may even revolutionalize the ‘stolen’ concept.”