|Written by||Rob Cantor|
|Sung by||Rob Cantor|
Shia Labeouf is a song by Rob Cantor which went viral in late April 2012, particularly on Tumblr, inspiring countless amounts of people to create images, videos, and written anecdotes all based around the lyrics of the song. The term "Actual Cannibal Shia Labeouf" (a lyric of the song) had become an internet meme.
In an interview with The Washington Post, Rob says it was originally written in the hopes that Funny or Die would want to use the song in a video featuring the actual LaBeouf. But it didn't happen and the song sat on his hard drive for a year until Rob created his online portfolio www.robcantor.com and SoundCloud profile, where it was inevitably found by a fan of Tally Hall, posted by HITS for everyone else to hear, and the rest is history.
So, why Shia Labeouf of all people? In the interview, Rob says “It was more that his name, when whispered really intensely, just made me giggle.”
For more details, check the official KnowYourMeme page on Knowyourmeme.com http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/actual-cannibal-shia-labeouf
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You're walking in the woods. There's no one around, And your phone is dead. Out of the corner of your eye you spot him, Shia Labeouf. He's following you About 30 feet back. He gets down on all fours and breaks into a sprint. He's gaining on you. Shia Labeouf. You're looking for your car, But you're all turned around. He's almost upon you now And you can see there's blood on his face! My god, there's blood everywhere! Running for your life (From Shia Labeouf.) He's brandishing a knife. (It's Shia Labeouf.) Lurking in the shadows Hollywood superstar Shia Labeouf. Living in the woods, (Shia Labeouf.) Killing for sport, (Shia Labeouf.) Eating all the bodies Actual, cannibal Shia Labeouf. Now it's dark and you seem to have lost him, But you're hopelessly lost yourself. Stranded with a murderer, You creep silently through the underbrush. A-ha! In the distance, A small cottage with a light on. Hope! You move stealthily toward it, But your leg! AH! It's caught in a bear trap! Gnawing off your leg, (Quiet, quiet.) Limping toward the cottage, (Quiet, quiet.) Now you're on the doorstep, Sitting inside, Shia Labeouf. Sharpening an ax, (Shia Labeouf.) But he doesn't hear you enter, (Shia Labeouf.) You're sneaking up behind him. Strangling superstar Shia Labeouf. Fighting for your life with Shia Labeouf, Wrestling a knife from Shia Labeouf, Stab it in his kidney. Safe at last from Shia Labeouf. You limp into the dark woods, Blood oozing from your stump leg. But you have won. You have beaten Shia Labeouf.