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Shia LaBeouf doesn’t want to take a steam with you, other Hollywood actors — that is, unless you agree on a strict towel rule ahead of time.
On Thursday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” the actor and artist recalled a recent trip to Finland — one part of the experience left Shia feeling a bit… shy.
“For a person who’s not extremely well-endowed, who’s kinda insecure about my own junk, there’s something about sitting naked with a Sami native in a hut getting warm right away before you say hello,” LaBeouf told his host.
It’s “just all d—” over there, the “Borg vs. McEnroe” star added, which we think should be the Finland Tourism Board’s new slogan.
“That kinda thing is a very uncomfortable thing,” LaBeouf told a delighted Jimmy Kimmel, “but in Finland it’s so culturally normal.”
Watch the video above.
Movie theaters are serving up “Borg vs. McEnroe” beginning today.
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Finland attracted over 5 million tourists in 2005, with most coming from Sweden. The value added by tourism is about 2.4% of the Finnish GDP, and provides around 60,000 jobs. The Finnish tourism brand is stated by the Finland Promotion Board. The brand has four main dimensions beginning with letter C: Cool, Contrasts, Credible, Creative.