Megan Fox has spoken out about the controversy encompassing her physical appearance on The Jimmy Kimmel Show in 2009.
The Transformers actor appeared on the chat present to explore the newest instalment of the film franchise. Throughout the job interview she exposed that director Michael Bay had put her in a sexualised scene at the age of 15.
She discussed that — in a cameo for Undesirable Boys II — she was instructed to dance underneath a waterfall in a stars-and-stripes bikini, cowboy hat and heels, because she was much too younger to look in a club scene.
“At 15, I was in 10th quality. So that is type of a microcosm of how Bay’s mind works,” she advised him.
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Kimmel then responded: “Yeah, effectively, which is seriously a microcosm of how all our minds perform, but some of us have the decency to repress those ideas and fake that they never exist.”
The uncomfortable interview later on re-emerged in the wake of the Me Way too motion, going viral as an illustration for how quickly women were being sexualised and their emotions dismissed as a joke.
Talking to The Washington Publish this week, Fox reported that the discussion was very little new to her, and mimicking his remark, said: “That was a microcosm of my total lifetime and complete interaction with Hollywood. It was just incredibly dim.”
“I was so dropped and seeking to have an understanding of, like, how am I intended to come to feel value or locate function in this horrendous, patriarchal, misogynistic hell that was Hollywood at the time?,” she included.
The actor, now a mother-of-3, has since been praised for talking out about her treatment method in the industry at a time that it was unheard of.
She was eventually fired from Transformers 3 just after contacting Bay “a nightmare to function with” and as opposed him to Hitler.
Fox afterwards apologised for the Hitler comment, but a next leak from the established of the movie saw a letter, created by three anonymous male crew members, branded her “an unfriendly b****”.
When the Jimmy Kimmel job interview begun circulating yet again on the internet in 2019, Fox to some degree stood up for Bay, declaring that even with the waterfall scene while she was however in 10th quality, she hardly ever felt like she was “preyed on” by the motion director.
Talking about the job interview and her subsequent operate with Bay on Transformers, Fox explained as portion of a assertion: “Please listen to me when I thank you for your help. But these particular cases were inconsequential in a very long and arduous journey together which I have endured some genuinely harrowing encounters in a ruthlessly misogynistic business.
“There are many names that should have to be likely viral in cancel society proper now, but they are properly saved in the fragmented recesses of my heart.
“When it arrives to my immediate activities with Michael, and Steven [Spielberg] for that issue, I was in no way assaulted or preyed upon in what I felt was a sexual method.”
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