People Are Loving Shia LaBeouf's Take on Spicoli During Celeb-Filled 'Fast Times' Reading

Forget about Jennifer and Brad. Shia LaBeouf absolutely stole the show during the 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High' charity livestream on Thursday night.

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High, the 1982 subplot-stacked classic penned by Cameron Crowe and helmed by Amy Heckerling, was revived on Thursday night by way of a live reading featuring a guy who most certainly should have bagged an Oscar for Honey Boy: Shia LaBeouf.

LaBeouf was aboard the COVID-19 relief benefit in the role of Jeff Spicoli, the stoner archetype played by Sean Penn in the original movie. While a litany of headlines have focused on the low-hanging fruit of exes Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt taking part in the livestream, the real takeaway here is that no one does scene-stealing quite like LaBeouf.

The performance saw the always-dedicated LaBeouf incorporating the use of fittingly neon-tinged glasses, a believably stoned manner of speaking, and a marijuana-based item that certainly appeared to not be a mere prop. LaBeouf's take on Spicoli was joined in the hour-long benefit special by Morgan Freeman, Ray Liotta, Jimmy Kimmel, John Legend, Julia Roberts, Matthew McConaughey, the aforementioned Pitt, the also-aforementioned Aniston, and more.

The well-worth-your-time livestream was conducted in support of CORE’s coronavirus relief efforts, which are aimed at the protection of vulnerable communities, as well as the Reform Alliance. Donations up to $25,000 were matched by sponsor SnackPop. If a Spicoli 2020 T-shirt is of interest, you can buy one of those here. Each tee purchase will help CORE provide free COVID-19 testing.

And as we head into another quarantine weekend, there's no better way to shake off the week's responsibilities than with a celebration of LaBeouf's performance:

famous but high as a weather balloon in a truck shirtless, this man is doing fame right

— BUM CHILLUPS AKA SPENCER HALL (@edsbs) September 18, 2020

Shia’s mood is me anytime I get asked to do anything zoom related

— ☘️Jose (@MyNameisJoseS) September 18, 2020

Shia LaBeaouf during the table reading of "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" is all of us during COVID

— l ᵉᶦᵍʰ t ᵃʸˡᵒʳ k ᵉᵗᵗˡᵉ (@leighderhosen) September 18, 2020

my only two moods as told by shia labeouf

— garlic bread slut (@oatmilkshorty) September 18, 2020

Shia is absolutely smacked in this Fast Times at Ridgemont High table read. “You’re a big dick...buddy” 😂

— aves 🌵 (@wavvycrockett) September 18, 2020

Shia LaBeouf found the good weed...

— Rex Chapman🏇🏼 (@RexChapman) September 18, 2020

Shia Labeouf is Friday Zoom meeting energy

— Hanna Dickinson (@hansdickie) September 18, 2020

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