Megan Fox

Megan Fox Says She Wasn’t “Included” By “The Feminist Community” Because She Wasn’t A “Sympathetic Victim”

“Whatever I provoke in them is not something that they can digest very well."

Megan Fox has a history of speaking out against misogyny in Hollywood throughout her career.

Megan Fox looks in the camera

In 2009, she gave an interview to Jimmy Kimmel in which she talked about how director Michael Bay cast her to dance under a waterfall while wearing a bikini when she was 15 years old. Watch it below:

In a recent interview with Glamour UK, the actor talked about the reaction to her speaking out in the past.

Megan looks at the camera

Megan says her comments predated the #MeToo movement “by almost a decade…way before people were ready to embrace that or tolerate it.”

Megan smiles while crossing her arms

“And I actually got ridiculed for doing it,” she said. “I think people just have had time to review that, in retrospect.”

Megan walks while looking ahead

Megan also said that she’s “never felt completely included in the feminist community and I do still think that it’s tricky in an awful way.”

Fox looks ahead

“Whatever I provoke in them is not something that they can digest very well. And so that comes back on me, as they reject me for those reasons.”

Megan looks to the side at the VMAs red carpet

“And I just don’t think that I was a very sympathetic victim.”

Megan poses with a bag in front of a wall of flowers

Megan says that she doesn’t regret speaking out, but she does think that her personality and sense of humor is “so lost on people.” ” My intelligence is not acknowledged. And so that is a regret,” she explains.

Megan smiles while talking to someone

“Sometimes I feel like I just waste my energy, giving myself to people who don’t understand and won’t appreciate [me], but I’ve never had anything where I look back now and think, ‘I really shouldn’t have said that.’”

Megan walks outside

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