Actor Megan Fox has issued a clarification after an previous interview of her’s, through which she recalled a narrative of being sexualised as a teen by director Michael Bay, went viral not too long ago. Within the video, Fox advised discuss present host Jimmy Kimmel how Bay shot a scene round her for his movie, Dangerous Boys 2, when she was simply 15.
Within the clip, Fox tells Kimmel that she was an additional in a membership scene in Dangerous Boys 2, through which she was made to put on a bikini and six-inch heels. However when Bay was advised that she couldn’t maintain a drink in her hand and sit at a bar as a result of she was underage, his answer to that, Fox mentioned, was to make her stand beneath a waterfall and have her soaking moist. “At 15, I used to be in 10th grade,” Fox repeated, whereas the host and the gang laughed.
After the video went viral, Fox wrote in an Instagram assertion, “Whereas I tremendously admire the outpouring of assist, I do really feel I must make clear among the particulars as they’ve been misplaced within the retelling of the occasions and solid a sinister shadow that doesn’t actually, in my view, belong. Not less than not the place it’s at the moment being projected…”
“Please hear me after I thanks on your assist,” wrote Fox, “however these particular situations have been inconsequential in a protracted and arduous journey alongside which I’ve endured some genuinely harrowing experiences in a ruthlessly misogynistic trade.”
clip from 2009 the place megan fox tells a narrative about michael bay sexualising her as a 15 y/o
the gang laughs, and kimmel makes gross jokes
teen women being preyed on by older males has by no means been taken critically and nonetheless isn’t pic.twitter.com/t1rF80UTj1
— liz w 🧸 (@reservoird0gs) June 21, 2020
Fox went on to work with Bay within the first two Transformers motion pictures, however had a falling out after she was fired from the collection by government producer Steven Spielberg, for likening Bay’s working model to Adolf Hitler.
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“Relating to my direct experiences with Michael [Bay], and Steven [Spielberg] for that matter, I used to be by no means assaulted or preyed upon in what I felt was a sexual method,” she added. “There are various names that should be going viral in cancel tradition proper now, however they’re safely saved within the fragmented recesses of my coronary heart. I’m grateful to all of you who’re courageous sufficient to talk out and I’m grateful to all of you who’re taking it upon yourselves to assist, uplift, and convey consolation to those that have been harmed by a violent and poisonous societal paradigm.”
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