So we’ll all be OK…
Megan Fox is on top of her game – not only nailing the parenting game as a happy mother of three, but also at a great place career-wise, starring in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles among other blockbuster hits. She even came to our TV screens last year as a recurring character in the hit US sitcom, New Girl.
Bottom line – she’s doing very well, but it hasn’t always been the case, with the actress opening up this week about one of her lowest moments.
Megan has finally spoken out about getting publicly fired from Transformers: Dark of the Moon back in 2009, replaced by Rosie Huntington-Whiteley after she called director Michael Bay ‘a nightmare to work for’, explaining that he ‘wants to be like Hitler on his sets.’
Bay has since explained that the order to fire the actress actually came from the film’s executive producer, Steven Spielberg, but according to Fox, no matter who the order came from, it was a tough time. Now however, she looks back on the experience positively, explaining how it has shaped her.
‘That was absolutely the low point of my career,’ the 31-year-old explained in an interview with Cosmopolitan. ‘But without that thing I wouldn’t have learned as quickly as I did.’
She continued: ‘All I had to do was apologise – and I refused. I was so self-righteous at 23. I couldn’t see that it was for the greater good. I really thought I was Joan of Arc.’
‘It hurt me and a lot of other people,’ she went on to explain. ‘However, that darkness that descended caused enormous and brisk spiritual growth. Once I realised I brought it on myself, it was an invaluable learning experience, looking back on it.’
So basically, if Megan Fox has been fired and has ended up where she is now, we’ll all be OK. Phew.