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Shia LaBeouf works up a sweat as he steps out for an early morning jog

He pleaded not guilty to petty theft and battery last month following an altercation with another man over the summer. 

But Shia LaBeouf seemed to be unfazed by the recent attention as he worked up a sweat while heading out for a morning jog in Pasadena, California, on Wednesday.

The actor, 34, showcased his lean physique in figure-hugging Nike running tights, which he paired with a a blue T-shirt that featured the Detroit Lions football logo.

Keeping fit: Shia LaBeouf worked up a sweat while heading out for an early morning jog through his neighbourhood in Pasadena, California, on Wednesday

Keeping fit: Shia LaBeouf worked up a sweat while heading out for an early morning jog through his neighbourhood in Pasadena, California, on Wednesday

He completed his sporty attire with a pair of black trainers and shielded his eyes from the bright sunshine with reflective visor sunglasses. 

The Honey Boy star wore his brunette tresses in a slicked back style and sported a closely-shaven beard while he enjoyed a light jog around his neighbourhood.

Shia was still wearing a cast on his right arm, which he was first spotted wearing around two months ago, for an unknown injury.

His fitness outing came after he pleaded not guilty in his court case last month over an altercation with another man, which took place in Los Angeles on June 12. 

Morning jog: The actor, 34, showcased his lean physique in figure-hugging Nike running tights, which he paired with a a blue T-shirt that featured the Detroit Lions football logo

Morning jog: The actor, 34, showcased his lean physique in figure-hugging Nike running tights, which he paired with a a blue T-shirt that featured the Detroit Lions football logo

The Transformers star was not in court to submit his plea, but his attorney responded to the two misdemeanour charges on his behalf, and the case will go back before a judge on 20 January, 2021.

The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office decided to press charges against Shia in October for allegedly using force and violence against Tyler Murphy, as well as taking his hat, during the incident. 

Neither party suffered any serious injuries during the incident, which led to Shia having an arraignment hearing on November 19.

It isn’t the first time the star has had a run-in with the law; in July 2017, he was ordered to rehab after being arrested for disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and obstruction in Savannah, Georgia, while shooting The Peanut Butter Falcon. 

The actor previously expressed the ‘deep shame’ he felt after his 2017 arrest and explained he realised he was struggling with more than just an alcohol problem when he went into rehab. 

Plea: His fitness outing came after he pleaded not guilty in his court case last month over an altercation with another man, which took place in Los Angeles on June 12

Plea: His fitness outing came after he pleaded not guilty in his court case last month over an altercation with another man, which took place in Los Angeles on June 12

He said: ‘I was drunk out of my mind and not rational at all… [I felt] a kind of shame, deep shame.

‘It was the first time I was told I had PTSD. I had just thought I was an alcoholic. The stuff that’s in [autobiographical film] Honey Boy comes out of these exposure therapy sessions.’ 

He also addressed the comments he made when he was arrested, including, ‘[The President] doesn’t give a f**k about you, and you wanna do what? Arrest white people?’, and admitted they had left him not wanting to ‘be alive’.

He said: ‘I’m feeling like people on set think I’m a racist, believe I’m a racist, and I’m feeling all of that and don’t want to be alive, basically.’ 

Back in 2014, the performance artist was also arrested for disorderly conduct, harassment, and criminal trespass.

It had been claimed at the time that he was ‘acting disorderly, yelling and being loud’.

He subsequently sought outpatient treatment for alcoholism, while pleading guilty to disorderly conduct. The trespassing and harassment charges were dropped.

Shia has most recently gained widespread acclaim for Honey Boy, a film he both starred in and wrote about his relationship with his father.

The actor is best-known for his roles in the Transformers franchise and Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull. 

His newest role sees him star opposite Vanessa Kirby in the Netflix drama film Pieces Of A Woman.

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