Megan Fox has actually had some “genuinely harrowing experiences” within the “ruthlessly misogynistic industry” that’s Hollywood, however she says none of them concerned Michael Bay.
As America continues to reckon with an epidemic of predatory fetishization focusing on younger ladies within the aftermath of the Chris D’Elia sexual misconduct allegations, consideration has returned to sure previous incidents involving Fox and the Transformers director, prompting the star to take to social media to set the report straight.
In an Instagram post, Fox addressed a lately resurfaced interview with Jimmy Kimmel from 2009 wherein she recounts carrying a bikini and heels and being doused with water as a 15-year-old further within the Bay-directed movie Bad Boys II, in addition to an alleged incident wherein Fox was pressured to scrub Bay’s automotive at his residence throughout her Transformers audition.
clip from 2009 the place megan fox tells a narrative about michael bay sexualising her as a 15 y/o
the group laughs, and kimmel makes gross jokes
teen ladies being preyed on by older males has by no means been taken severely and nonetheless isn’t pic.twitter.com/t1rF80UTj1
— liz w 🧸 (@reservoird0gs) June 21, 2020
In the submit, Fox clarified that she was “19 or 20” on the time of the Transformers audition, no a part of which happened at Bay’s residence. “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,” Fox wrote, explaining that the audition happened “at the Platinum Dunes studio parking lot” and including that “there were several other crew members and employees present and I was at no point undressed or anything similar.”
Fox went on to thank involved followers for his or her assist, however clarified that the precise incidents which had lately come beneath scrutiny have been “inconsequential.”
“When it comes to my direct experiences with Michael, and Steven [Spielberg] for that matter, I was never assaulted or preyed upon in what I felt was a sexual manner,” she wrote.
However, Fox was clear that every one is actually not proper for younger ladies in Hollywood. “There are many names that deserve to be going viral in cancel culture right now, but they are safely stored in the fragmented recesses of my heart,” she wrote. “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.”
picture:Don’t get Megan Fox improper, she’s put up with predatory BS. Just not the precise predatory BS everybody’s speaking about proper now.Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images