Shia LaBeouf's Questionable High-Waisted Sweats Will Give You a Laugh (Or Make You Scratch Your Head)

02/19/2014 at 12:54 PM ET

Shia LaBeouf sweatpantsCousart/JFXimages/WENN; AKM-GSI

If you hadn’t noticed, Shia LaBeouf loves to make a statement. (This is the same guy who recently hit the red carpet with a bag covering his face and a chipped front tooth.) So for today’s edition of “What’s Going on in LaBeouf’s Brain,” we’re turning our attention to his sweatpants, which he’s been wearing, Steve Urkel-style, all around L.A. this week.

We’re really intrigued by how LaBeouf is styling his new star-off-duty look. Not only does he wear the comfy pants up around this navel, but he also likes to pull up the bottoms of the sweats so they hit around his shin, a choice we presume he made to show off those boots. So far, he’s been a fan of Uggs and lace-up work boots, but we wouldn’t be surprised if he brought out the combats soon. As for a top, he’s been showcasing a selection of graphic tees to really drive that “statement” thing home.

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Maybe LaBeouf has once again decided to “retire from all public life” and these pants are part of said retirement. It could be that he’s just exercising his right to wear comfortable bottoms outside of the gym and his couch. Or perhaps he’s plagiarizing this look from your grandpa? Regardless, we want to know: What do you think of his look? No big deal or early signs of a style meltdown?

–Brittany Talarico

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realitycheck on

I love this guy… back off! He is playing the part of wanting his space from fame (aka claimed retirement). Yet, you guys are following him and giving him press exposure. Don’t you have a Kardashian you can report about?

Zeze on

@ lynn, those are called mom jeans.

Yvonne on

Someone needs to get that man to a mental health facility, he’s coming unglued.

confused on

Why do some of you jump to defend him but bash every pretty woman they post about on this site? This guy is a nutcase and those sweats are hideous?

TXlady130 on

Totally agree with other posts on here – LEAVE him ALONE!!! For once, we see a celebrity looking like one of us “commoners” and it is a welcoming sight. Why bully the guy over his choice in clothing? I don’t care what he is wearing – at least he is wearing clothes as opposed to most of the celebrities you showcase on People that are 80% naked!

Christine on

I think he’s just being silly on purpose since the paparazzi drive him crazy. Looks pretty comfy lmao.

melissajean0 on

I, for one, am pretty stoked that they’re not hanging off of his ass.

emma on

I have to agree with basically everyone on here, People Magazine has really sunk very low with this form “journalism”. Just leave him alone.

I pray whatever is happening in his personal life, that he finds peace and seeks out professional help; but bullying him is pretty low.

Megan on

Reblogged this on It's The Poll Vault and commented:
Getting closer to shacking up in the whacko basket is sexy, no?

Janine Marie Max on

Remember: He’s no longer famous, per paper bag, so who cares how that freak show dresses?

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