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Hootsuite toys with Shia Labeouf’s zany reputation in hilarious #HootChat

Hootsuite had some fun with Shia Labeouf’s reputation of being unpredictable during an exclusive interview that was posted to social media (above).

The video was branded as being social media tips from the actor, but things quickly took an uncomfortable turn.

Sporting short hair and a long, frizzy braid, Labeouf initially dodged the interviewer’s questions, leading the viewer to wonder if he was having a slight breakdown.

When the interviewer mentioned his many Twitter followers, Labeouf cut her off, reminding her that he has “four billion, five hundred, four million, five billion, nine hundred, thirteen million, five hundred and twenty thousand,” followers.

It was then that viewers began to realize that they were being duped by Labeouf and Hootsuite.

Since its debut, the chat has been picked up by many major publications including Entertainment Weekly.