Shia LaBeouf’s Relationship With Karolyn Pho Strained Because Of ‘Method’ Acting

By Jon BoonRadar Reporter

Despite putting on a brave face at the Lawless premiere last week, Shia LaBeouf’s “method” acting is destroying his relationship with girlfriend Karolyn Pho, is exclusively reporting.

The 26-year-old actor’s volatile romance with the up-and-coming designer hit the skids after the complex actor agreed to star in Nymphomaniac, the controversial movie by daring Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier.

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Shia has confirmed that he is expected to perform a real sex scene in the flick with one of his co-stars and Karolyn isn’t happy with it.

“They’ve been on the rocks ever since Shia agreed to star in Nymphomaniac,” a source close to the couple revealed.

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“Karolyn gets that Shia likes to go method and appreciates his artistic integrity. However, she thinks performing a real sex scene in a movie is going too far.

“It’s difficult for her to understand why it can’t be simulated – just like in other films.

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“She wants him to do the film, because Shia was desperate to work with Lars – he’s such a hero of his. And she doesn’t mind if he strips off completely – she had no qualms about the Sigur Ros music video

“But Karolyn doesn’t want him having sex with somebody else – simple. She’s begged Shia to ask Lars if it’s possible to make the scenes appear real, rather than shoot them real,” the source revealed.

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Just a few weeks ago, Shia told MTV that he is willing to do whatever von Trier asks of him and won’t balk at performing real sexual acts on screen.

“There’s a disclaimer at the top of the script that basically says, ‘We’re doing it for real,’” LaBeouf revealed.

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“Anything that is ‘illegal’ will be shot in blurred images. But other than that, everything is happening….It’s going to be a wild movie, man. It’s going to be a wild movie.”

And in a new interview, Shia told USA Today that he got drunk on moonshine while filming his latest movie Lawless – just because his character did the same. He then claimed he took “method” further by dropping acid to prepare for a scene where his character trips in Necessary Death!

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“There’s a way to do an acid trip like Harold & Kumar, and there’s a way to be on acid,” the Transformers star explained.

“What I know of acting, Sean Penn actually strapped up to that [electric] chair in Dead Man Walking. These are the guys that I look up to.”


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