Shia LaBeouf inspired a very bizarre song two years ago – and he now appears in the song’s accompanying music video.
Before he made headlines for antics such as wearing a bag over his head and getting arrested during a performance of “Cabaret,” the movie star was the subject of a musical tribute by Los Angeles singer-songwriter Rob Cantor.
Cantor released the song “Shia LaBeouf” in 2012, which depicts LaBeouf as an “actual cannibal,” with the song describing him as a “Hollywood superstar … living in the woods/killing for sport.”
Perhaps to capitalize on LaBeouf’s recent behavior, the artist debuted a music video for the song on his Facebook page Tuesday.
The odd yet amusing clip features an assortment of dancers and singers – including the West Los Angeles Children’s Choir and Gay Men’s Chorus – as well as acrobats and men wearing enormous LaBeouf masks on their heads.
The video ends with the toppling of “cannibal” LaBeouf, who is defeated with an ax to the head. As the masked men fall to the ground, the camera pans to the audience, revealing the “Fury” star taking in the show.
Clad in a tuxedo, the bearded actor gives his hearty approval with a standing ovation.
Cantor revealed on Facebook that he filmed the video with the help of “161 talented people,” and that it took “four months to plan and one day to shoot.”
“I hope you enjoy it as much as he did,” the singer added, referring to LaBeouf.
The music video for One Direction’s ‘Steal My Girl’ has been released, and it’s easily their craziest video ever! Check it out for an appearance from Danny DeVito and to see Harry Styles serve up some Cruella de Vil realness! Click to WATCH!
One Direction‘s fourth studio album, Four, is nearly upon us! To pump up their fans ahead of its Nov. 17 release, 1D has released the music video for their lead single, “Steal My Girl.” With an appearance from Danny DeVito, 69, and starring our favorite boys looking hotter than ever, the video is a must-see. Plus, it’s One Direction! Duh.
One Direction’s ‘Steal My Girl’ Music Video: Their New Song In Action
To act out their expressions, there were sumo wrestlers, acrobats, adorable chimpanzees and more! Plus, Niall is dressed like he’s a part of the Broadway cast of The Lion King, Liam is rocking a bandleader outfit, Louis is playing with a monkey, and Zayn’s facial hair is on point. Just. Saying.
Also, the boys get heavily rained on. What’s not to like?!
One Direction: Danny DeVito Stars In ‘Steal My Girl’ Music Video
The best thing about this video (besides Harry’s Cruella de Vil coat) has got to be Danny DeVito’s appearance.
When the audio of “Steal My Girl” was leaked on Sept. 28, “#StealMyGirlIsPerfect” became a worldwide trend on Twitter basically instantly. 1D fans can mobilize like no other fandom! Now that the video has been released, it’s your move, Directioners!
HollywoodLifers, what did you think about One Direction’s video for “Steal My Girl?” Does it do the song justice? Let us know!
Taylor Swift is the music industry’s ultimate chameleon. After launching her career as country’s next big thing back in 2006, the Grammy winner’s evolution as a pop princess will soon come to a head with the release of her fifth studio album, “1989,” out Oct. 27. Although the release is still a few days away, Swift has been busy promoting the album by dropping new singles and releasing outrageous music videos.
Though the twerk-heavy “Shake It Off” and the soulful “Teardrops on My Guitar” are in two totally different ballparks, both music videos express who Swift is at certain moments in time — and they aren’t the only ones.
In honor of the album’s highly anticipated release, take a look back at Swift’s 10 best music videos.
‘Tim McGraw’ (2006)
Before “Teardrops on My Guitar” became a mainstream success, there was “Tim McGraw.” The enchanting music video features the then-country crooner cozying up to a handsome suitor in — where else? — “a Chevy truck that had a tendency of getting’ stuck.” Swift disclosed to USA Today that the track was inspired by an ex-boyfriend.
‘Teardrops on My Guitar’ (2007)
You can’t expect to have a Taylor Swift list without the video that started it all. Released in 2007, “Teardrops on My Guitar” is an ode to Swift’s high school crush, Drew (played by “One Tree Hill” alum Tyler Hilton).
Swift stars as the pro-typical “girl next door” who fawns over her best friend. Unfortunately for Swift, Drew’s heart belongs to somebody else. Le sigh.
‘Our Song’ (2007)
Straying away from acoustic ballads, “Our Song” boasts a bit of country twang. Featuring a bubbly Swift hanging out on a front porch in a tulle dress, the blond beauty sings about her fairy-tale-like romance with an unnamed boy toy.
From cruising around in cars to late-night rendezvous, it seems that Swift was seriously smitten with a certain mystery man.
‘Love Story’ (2008)
The real title of this video should be “When Shakespeare Met Swift.” This period piece-esque video depicts Swift as a damsel in distress longing for her handsome prince (played by Miley Cyrus’ then-boyfriend Justin Gaston).
Although Taylor herself has yet to encounter a happily ever after in the romance department, the ending to this “Love Story” matches those of classic fairy tales.
‘You Belong With Me’ (2009)
Swift may look like a prom queen, but in the charming video for “You Belong with Me,” the songstress trades in her ball gown for a marching band uniform. Playing the geek next door, Swift pines for her quarterback crush (Lucas Till, better known as Havok in “X-Men: First Class” and “X-Men: Days of Future Past”) who is taken by the quintessential popular girl (played by a brunette T-Swift).
And while it may seem like the nerd will strike out in the end, sometimes it’s the nice girls who finish first.
Swift has quite the collection of famous friends, but hard-core fans of the singer know that Abigail Anderson is her longtime bestie and the inspiration behind “Fifteen.” Centering on the pair’s freshman year of high school, the soulful ballad details the triumphs of falling in love and what it’s like to fall too fast.
Perhaps Swift’s most memorable love song to date, “Mine” is a video scrapbook that captures the various (albeit precious) stages of a relationship. Swift plays a small-town girl who falls for a small-town guy (“The Covenant’s” Toby Hemingway).
Though their romance is seemingly picturesque (a proposal on the water, anyone?), Swift’s character fears that the courtship will crumble much like the marriage of her fictional parents. As you could probably guess, Swift and her man are chapel-bound in the end.
‘The Story of Us’ (2011)
Most of T-Swift’s tunes are drawn from her own experiences, and “The Story of Us” is no different. After encountering an ex-boyfriend at an award show, Swift was inspired to pen a track about when former flames see one another for the first time following the said split.
The video takes place in a prep school library and shows a newly single Swift still reeling from her breakup, and how she feels about seeing her one-time beau again.
‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ (2012)
Hell hath no fury like Swift scorned. The chart-topper ditched her country roots for a pop anthem about dating a man who did her wrong. The video stars former “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” actor Reeve Carney as the bad boy who stole T-Swift’s heart.
Rumor has it that her whirlwind romance (followed by a highly publicized breakup) with One Directioner Harry Styles inspired the track.
‘Shake It Off’ (2014)
Swift’s most recent video is by far her peppiest to date. Released in August, “Shake It Off” is Swiftie’s attempt to tackle the haters and naysayers by living life as she chooses.
“We don’t live just in a celebrity takedown culture, we live in a takedown culture,” the singer dished on “Good Morning America” earlier this summer. “You have to not only live your life in spite of people who don’t understand you — you have to have more fun than they do.”
Can’t stop LOL-ing about this YouTube user comment: “This is what happens when you get too high” but anyways. Pitbull premiered last night (Oct. 21) a very cute music video for his song “Celebrate” where he hangs out with four adorable computer-animated penguins. They are the “Penguins of Madagascar” actually. “Celebrate” is part of the soundtrack of the upcoming DreamWorks Animation’s movie (but also part of his upcoming studio album “Globalization”) and it was obvious the video for the song had to be featured scenes with the Penguins.
“Celebrate” is a song very a la “Fireball” – same Latin, big band sound – so its music video had to be both energetic and fun to watch. And Pitbull’s nailed it! Well, the director did…but you get the point. In the clip we see Pitbull and his Penguin friends hanging in the studio and on stage at his world tour. There are also scenes with footage from the actual movie “Penguins of Madagascar” and random, but very cool, images of cities of around the world: Rio, Madrid, London, etc, etc.
I would normally label a music video of these characteristics as “mediocre” and “forgettable”, but those adorable penguins are preventing me from writing such review. They’re just too cute to hate. So, Pitbull, I’m going to give you a 5 star review for the “Celebrate” music video just for the penguins. There you go.
As fighting remains fierce between Kurdish and Islamic State fighters in Syria and Iraq, Kurds have released a music video ridiculing the extremist Islamist group.
In the video bearded men play air guitar on rifles and dance with swords. The clip was broadcast by KurdSat TV and posted on the internet last week according to MEMRI – The Middle East Media Research Institute.
“We are bearded dirty and filthy. We are brainless with nothing in our heads,” the singers chant.
Other selected lyrics include:
“We milk the goat even if it is male. We are ISIS. We are ISIS. Our pockets are full of Qatari money, our language is bullets and cutting.”
“From Chechnya and the Hijaz we come smelling of garlic and onion.”
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