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31 Mesmerizing Facts About Megan Fox We Bet You Didn’t Know Before

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Since her very first appearance in the film industry, Megan Fox has been turning heads with everything she does. Especially with her performance in “Transformers,” she became an instant sensation. Her sparkling blue eyes have the uncanny ability to leave the audience high and dry whenever she lights up the screen. But, there’s more to the beauty than that meets the eye. Here are some interesting facts about the actress you may not have known before:

  1. She is the first actress to ever be featured on the front cover of GoreZone magazine, a sister publication of Fangoria, an American horror film fan magazine.
  2. Fox, along with her ex-husband Brian Austin Green, have been supporters of Generosity Water. They have funded the creation of over ten water wells till date.
  3. She became the first actress who was born after the comic debut of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to portray April O’Neil in a live-action movie, with her performance in “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”
  4. Megan was noted as the “sex symbol of the highest order” and “the first bona fide sex symbol of the 21st century,” by Chris Lee of the Los Angeles Times. She has been featured on the covers of several magazines and was also ranked on the “hottest” and “most beautiful woman” lists throughout the years.
  5. Initially, she was supposed to star in the entire “Transformers” franchise, but was fired by producer Steven Spielberg, when she half jokingly compared director Michael Bay with Adolf Hitler. Bay has claimed that he took no offense from her comments, but cited some issues he had with her while working on the series.
  6. She had been getting tattoos right from the age of 19, as a form of self-expression. In fact, she played a very big role in popularizing tattoo fashion.
  7. Fox has over nine known tattoos, including, her ex-husband’s name Brian on her hip, a picture of Marilyn Monroe’s face on her right forearm and a quote on her shoulder. However, she later had Monroe tattoo removed through laser surgery, stating that Monroe’s life was full of negativity.
  8. She claimed in an interview that the song “What I’ve Done” by Linkin Park in the closing credits of the movie “Transformers,” was added because the band met her personally and requested it. She had been attending a Linkin Park concert, where they had approached her about the movie.
  9. In preparation of her role as a possessed living-dead teenager, Jennifer in “Jennifer’s Body,” she brought her weight down to a near-frail 97 lbs, losing more than 15 lbs. She also had to stay out of the sun to achieve the skin tone required.
  10. She discovered that she was pregnant with her second son, just two weeks into the filming of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” Following this, some action scenes were either removed or rewritten in the movie.
  11. Megan Denise Fox was born on May 16, 1986 to Franklin Thomas Fox, a parole officer, and Gloria Darlene in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The parents divorced when she was only three years old.
  12. She was raised by her mother and stepfather Tony Tonachio, in a very strict manner, were she was not even allowed to invite her friends to her house. She had lived with her mother, and moved out when she made enough money to support herself.
  13. Her mother had her enrolled in dance and drama training when she was just 5 years old, in Kingston, Tennessee, where she was a part of the Kingston Elementary School’s chorus. Even after their move to St. Petersburg, Florida, at the age of 10, she continued with her dance and drama training.
  14. She started her modeling career at a very young age of 13. Fox even won several awards at the 1999 American Modeling and Talent Convention in Hilton Head, South Carolina.
  15. Talking about her time in high school, she claims that she had had only one great girlfriend in her whole life, as most girls do not like her for aggressive personality. She went on to claim herself to have been a total outcast and that she got along with boys better than girls.
  16. Megan has a form of brachydactyly called clubbed thumb. In several interviews, she had been open about her obsessive–compulsive disorder, insecurities and self-harming. She had also pointed out that she has low self-esteem and that she is very asocial.
  17. She first turned down the role of Lilah in “Jonah Hex,” because when she read the script, she felt the incarnation of the character was too violent and misogynistic. However, when Josh Brolin came on board and the script of the movie was re-written, she changed her mind.
  18. In preparation for her role as Mikaela Banes in “Transformers,” she had to gain ten pounds of muscle, in an effort to be more compatible for the action sequences.
  19. However, she claimed in an interview that director Michael Bay is not fond of skinny actress and that is the reason she had to gain weight before working with him in “Transformers.”
  20. She met Brian Austin Green on the sets of “Hope & Faith” and started dating him. She was only 18 years old, while Green was 12 years her senior. This led to Green being hesitant about their relationship, but she convinced him to get engaged in November 2006.
  21. While there are reports that their engagement ended once in February 2009, she had always refused it. The duo got married on June 24, 2010 in private ceremony at the Four Seasons Resort on Maui.
  22. The couple have three sons together – Noah Shannon Green, Bodhi Ransom Green and Journey River Green. She is also the stepmother to Green’s son, Kassius, from a previous relationship.
  23. Around a month before their 10th year anniversary, the duo announced their separation in May 2020. This will be the third time they have separated since their engagement in November 2006.
  24. In June 2020, she confirmed her relationship with American rapper, Machine Gun Kelly, after pictures of them locking lips and holding hands broke the internet.
  25. There have been reports that the couple met during the music video shot of “Bloody Valentine,” by the rapper, which stars Megan Fox.
  26. During the filming of “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” she did not know to ride a motorcycle, due to which for all her riding scenes, someone gave her a push for a good start. At the end of shooting sequence, someone always caught her bike on hand.
  27. In an effort to capitalize on Fox’s rising popularity as sex symbol, the producers of “Jennifer’s Body,” wanted to have Megan do a live chat on a porn website, which was refused by Director Karyn Kusama, who felt outraged at the suggestion.
  28. In fact, Kusama did not even inform Megan about this suggestion by the producers, as she did not want to dishearten Megan with such a matter.
  29. It was reported that director Michael Bay jokingly had a clause for a potential nude screen added to her contract of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” while offering her the role. She had accepted it, knowing full well, that she need not have to commit to such a scene.
  30. She was cast in the role of Sophie Maes in “How to Lose Friends & Alienate People,” before the release of “Transformers.” Director Robert B. Weide was hoping that he would get the credits for uncovering her talent, but when she became famous with “Transformers,” he was disappointed as he was not the one to bring her to the cinematic stage.
  31. Megan Fox Net Worth: $10 Million
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