Megan Fox, the outspoken “Transformers” star who appeared to flame out in Hollywood after talking out in regards to the trade’s hypersexualization of ladies, is having a resurgence.
“It’s a little bit like being a phoenix, like being resurrected from the ashes,” Fox instructed Instyle. The raven haired actress, 35, talked to the journal about being vindicated in a publish #Metoo Hollywood, the place the script has flipped and ladies are objecting to being objectified.
In a 2009 interview with Wonderland journal, she broke the Tinseltown omerta and bashed “Transformers” director Michael Bay, saying “he desires to be like Hitler on his units” and suggesting that she was upset with the best way he filmed her lasciviously.
“I used to be introduced out and stoned and murdered at one level,” she stated of the previous decade. “After which out of the blue everyone’s like, ‘Wait a second. We shouldn’t have executed that. Let’s deliver her again.’ “
She partially retreated from the Hollywood scene after “Jennifer’s Physique” — a racy 2009 flick that was a comedy horror movie however marketed as a racy thriller. Fox additionally married “90210” star Brian Austin Inexperienced with whom she had three kids.
However she stated she had an epiphany whereas in South Africa filming the 2020 flick “Rogue.”
“I took all my crystals, and I arrange my little temple inside my room. I turned on this huge TV, and ‘Jonah Hex’ was on, which bought panned within the press. It was speculated to be horrible.”
She realized the criticism was overblown.
“That night time, I stayed up and promised myself that I might by no means stay yet another day of my life from concern. I got here residence, and my complete life modified. I bought a divorce and I began working extra and doing extra issues,” stated Fox, who can also be in a high-profile relationship with rapper Machine Gun Kelly. “Then actually every little thing exploded from there,” she stated.
Her work in “Jonah Hex” and “Jennifer’s Physique” has additionally been praised on-line by youthful girls on seeing it by a extra fashionable, feminist lens.
In her subsequent act, she plans to be simply as unapologetic.
“I received’t lie, I do wish to discover a Marvel or a DC character that I’ve all the time wished to play, and do a type of,” she stated, including, “Individuals hate on you as an actor for that as a result of it doesn’t get you the large awards. I don’t give a f–okay. Give me an MTV award. I don’t want a fucking BAFTA.”