Megan Denise Fox is an American actress and model. She commenced her appearing profession in 2001, with numerous minor television and movie roles. And played a normal role on the Hope & Faith television sitcom. In 2004, she made her film debut with a function in the youngster comedy Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen.
Megan Fox is known as the film industry ‘ruthlessly misogynistic’ as she spoke back to a viral discussion. On how she has been mistreated by Hollywood and sexualized as a young actress.
The 34-year-old Transformers actress took to Instagram on Monday to set the record straight. With a long note which clarified some of the stories that have been emerging from her early career.
‘Please hear me when I thank you for your support. But these specific instances were inconsequential in a long and arduous journey. Along which I have endured some genuinely harrowing experiences in a ruthlessly misogynistic industry.’ she wrote.
Megan addressed the rumors of her mistreatment at the hands of directors Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg. Who characteristic in numerous anecdotes circulating online.
Referencing the time Bay asked her to put on a bikini and dance under a waterfall in Bad Boys II. Megan wrote ‘I was around 15 or 16 years old when I was an extra in Bad Boys II. There are multiple interviews where I shared the anecdote of being chosen for the scene. And the conversations that took place surrounding it. It’s important to note however that when I auditioned for Transformers I was 19 or 20.’
She is going on to describe her experience in auditioning for Transformers. In response to fans who say she was taken advantage of.
‘I did ‘work’ (me pretending to know how to hold a wrench). On one of Michael’s Ferrari’s during one of the audition scenes. It was at the Platinum Dunes studio parking lot. There were several other crew members and employees present and I was at no point undressed or anything similar.
‘So as far as this particular audition story I was not underaged at the time. And I was not made to ‘wash’ or work on someone’s cars in a way. That was extraneous from the material in the actual script. ‘I hope that whatever opinions are formed around these episodes will at least be seeded in the facts of the events.
‘When it comes to my direct experiences with Michael, and Steven for that matter. I was never assaulted or preyed upon in what I felt was a sexual manner,’ she continued.
Hinting at more disturbing stories within the industry. Megan teased the ‘many names’ that ‘need to be going viral in cancel culture’.
She ended her note. ‘I’m thankful to all of you who are brave enough to speak out. And I’m grateful to all of you who are taking it upon yourselves to support, uplift, and bring comfort to those who have been harmed by a violent and toxic societal paradigm.’
She even kept quiet when the #metoo was in trending. Because of many reasons but the public is not blind she deserves much better. Fox fan followers are tweets about her character in the film was much bold than her age.
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