Man Sucker Punched Because He Looks Like Shia LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf, Mario Licato




Being a celebrity lookalike is usually a good thing and brings on nothing but joy and a little fame in most cases. Turns out that being a celebrity lookalike can also be a bad thing. This is exactly what Mario Licato, a 26-years-old from New York, who looks exactly like Shia LaBeouf, experienced.

On Saturday, April 23rd, Mario was sucker punched by a guy simply because he looked like the Transformers star. Licato took to his Instagram to post a photo of his injured eye and reveal the awful thing that happened to him.

I wanna thank the guy who randomly decided he needed to hit me last night“, he wrote. The he procedeed to reveal how the unknown attacker motivated his actions: “this happened bc you look exactly like Shia labeouf“.

Despite the awfulness of the situation and his black eye, Mario had a sense of humour about the whole ordeal: “Well sir you boosted my self esteem bc he’s p hot.”

https://www.instagram.com/p/BEm0LV6Idse/?taken-by=mariolicato

If you need more proof that he looks like Shia LaBeouf, here’s more from Mario’s Instagram and Facebook.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BEtHYbrodqY/?taken-by=mariolicato

The resemblance is uncanny in this one.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BEuEXV7Idqp/?taken-by=mariolicato

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