Megan Fox apparently doesn’t have anything overly negative to say about Michael Bay these days. This is definitely a change of pace since the days of Transformers 2.
The actress and the filmmaker famously feuded on the set of Revenge of the Fallen, a film that operated without a script for most of the production. Even star Shia LaBeouf said the movie got “out of hand” since Bay wanted to make the sequel much bigger than the original.
However, it was Megan Fox who took her comments one step too far. During an interview with Wonderland magazine, Fox decided to compare the filmmaker to Hitler. Not surprisingly, Michael didn’t ask Megan to come back for Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
“He wants to be like Hitler on his sets, and he is. So he’s a nightmare to work for but when you get him away from set, and he’s not in director mode, I kind of really enjoy his personality because he’s so awkward, so hopelessly awkward. He has no social skills at all. And it’s endearing to watch him,” she explained.
After a string of less-than-successful endeavors at the box office, Megan Fox returned to Michael Bay’s world and signed on for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Since the filmmaker gave Fox a major role in what could become a huge franchise, she’s decided to say a few pleasant things about the guy.
Here’s what Megan told Entertainment Weekly:
“He was one of the most lovely people that I dealt with in making this movie. I’ve always loved Michael. We’ve had our battles in the past but even when I’ve been really outspoken about difficulties we’ve had, I’ve always followed up by saying that I have a particular affinity to him. He can be very vulnerable, and he’s very likable and lovable. I’ve always been very vocal about that as well. But, sometimes we clash because we both have very willful, powerful personalities.”
Fox plays reporter April O’Neil in the upcoming TMNT reboot, a film that also features such noteworthy actors as William Fichtner, Whoopi Goldberg, and Monk alum Tony Shalhoub. The Jonathan Liebesman-directed flick is presently scheduled to hit theaters in the US on August 8. This writer, as well as nerds of a certain age, are no doubt curious to see how Bay and his team handle the franchise.
What do you think about Megan Fox and her sweet comments about Michael Bay? Do you think the actress has learned not to bite the hand that feeds her?
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