This year is set to be the #Comeback year. Kylie Jenner may still be dominating headlines, but this year will be all about the #OldSchool faces. Lindsay Lohan is resurfacing. Kristen Stewart is a name we predict will start floating around again. Joining them with her upcoming travel show, Legends of the Lost, is Megan Fox.
Megan Fox was once the second-class citizen to Angelina Jolie. With a bit of a #Lookalike vibe (and the tattoos to match), this Transformers actress would make headlines for her sizzling looks, risqué outfits, and openly calling herself "crazy."
Megan's relationship, marriage, divorce, and eventual reconciliation with Brian Austin Green continue to make headlines. The paparazzi continue to snap the three kids that #MeganFox wouldn't suggest exist (but yes, she's a mother of three). Of course, that somewhat-polished face has also thrown us a lot of question marks.
Megan Denise Fox is about to become 2019's most-talked-about star. With over 17 movies and 10 TV series under her belt, the Fox is about to expand her resume. Here are 20 little-known facts about Megan Fox, Hollywood's ultimate #Babe.
20 She Is Banned From Walmart
The paparazzi might snap Megan Fox grabbing groceries, but you won't find any pictures of her at Walmart. As Digital Spy reports, Megan wound up in a spot of trouble at the retail giant.
"I don't know if the ban was for life, but when I was 14 or 15 I did get caught."
Megan admitted that she was caught taking Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen cosmetics from a Walmart in her teens. Megan said she had two choices: wrapping gifts or standing outside the store with a "look what I did" kind of sign. She chose the former, and still steers clear of Walmart.
19 She Loves A Pinkberry Party
There's just that little something about intimate dates in the early days, right? Megan was in the early stages of her relationship with Brian Austin Green, here. They were spotted at a Pinkberry during her birthday back in 2010.
The ups and downs of these two have thrown us more drama than we can handle. Megan and Brian met in 2004, where She Knows reports Brian saying the connection was "like magic."
With several engagements, a marriage, a 2015 split, and three babies, you'd think these two had thrown us enough drama. People reports that the couple is still working on their relationship.
18 Her Family Life
Celeb baby names have become a bit of a thing. Gwyneth Paltrow called her daughter Apple Martin nearly 15 years ago. Cardi B and Kylie Jenner went with Kulture and Stormi.
Megan's three kids don't have the world's wildest names, but they aren't exactly called Jack and Jill.
Megan and Brian Austin Green have three sons. Their names are Bodhi Ransom, Journey River, and Noah Shannon. We aren't sure on the Ransom middle name, but Bodhi is the tree under which The Buddha found enlightenment.
17 Her Past Relationships
Megan Fox is an actress who stands at #OpenMinded when it comes to which gender she's attracted to. In an interview with Esquire, Megan said, "I have no doubt in my mind" when it comes to being into girls as well as guys.
"I was in love with this girl that worked at The Body Shop,"
Megan told Twin Cities in 2008. While Megan's dating portfolio mainly points toward her husband and baby daddy, Brian Austin Green, Megan did have a brief romance with a Russian female model named Nikita, so NY Daily News reports.
16 She Refuses To Comment On Rumors
Megan Fox does join the list of Hollywood starlets who come with a bit of a question mark. With an appearance that seems to have changed over the years, Megan joins stars like Renee Zellweger, Lil Kim, and Donatella Versace on E! News' list of stars who deny having had a helping hand.
Megan doesn't comment on her appearance, so the media outlet reports. The only thing Megan has said? "Her lips are hers."
Then again, the odd enhancement here or there is hardly #Newsflash material in Hollywood. Everyone from Kylie Jenner to Courtney Cox has admitted dropping into a clinic.
15 She Ditched Being Vegan
Tons of celebs are vegan right now. Ariana Grande follows a plant-based diet. Beyonce and Jay-Z promoted veganism in their 2019 New Year's message. Miley Cyrus, Brad Pitt, and Ellen DeGeneres are all famous vegans.
Megan joins them, but she stands apart for having actively chosen to ditch the vegan lifestyle. Her reason? "I just lost too much weight," The Daily Mail reports.
"I followed a strict vegan diet based on raw fruits and vegetables, no bread, sugar, and coffee," Megan said. "But I had lost too much weight." Megan put her health first and returned to "eating a little bit of everything."
14 She Is Raising Her Children Gender-Neutral
We're all about breaking down barriers now – size, color, shape, and gender are all concepts that modern society is tired of slapping a #Label on. Angelina Jolie and Will Smith are raising their kids without gender barriers. So is Megan.
"When I became pregnant with Noah, I could feel, through my mother's intuition I suppose, that he was not subscribing to gender stereotypes,"
Education and Career News quotes Megan saying. Megan feels "if a boy loves princesses and a girl loves baseball," that it shouldn't be indicative of their gender status. Megan's kids are being raised with open-mindedness and freedom.
13 "I've Been Afraid Of The Dark All My Life"
Fears are fears. Whether they're spiders, planes, crowded spaces, or the smell of bananas, we can't control them. "I've been afraid of the dark my whole life," Megan told The Express.
"If I go into my house at night and the lights have been turned off, I have to run from the door to the light switch to turn it on. I'm just afraid of what I can't see."
Megan told Rolling Stone that she sleeps with the TV on. "Yeah, if there's silence and darkness, I can't sleep," she said. Quite how that works with three kids, we don't know, but at least she isn't living in fear.
12 And She Has A Phobia Of Pressed Paper
Definitely one of the weirder phobias we've heard from celebs, but Megan does appear to be terrified of pressed paper. Digital Spy reports that Megan opened up to Jimmy Fallon on more than just the dark as her fears. "Some people don't like nails across a chalkboard because it gives them goosebumps," Megan said.
"I don't like dry paper. Scripts, newspapers, or anything that's not laminated, I have to keep licking my fingers."
Megan added: "If I'm reading, I have a cup of water to dip my fingers in. I'm really neurotic." Probably a pretty tough phobia to have when your job is reading scripts!
11 Baby #3
Living in a world without barriers has definitely given us girls some freedom. We can have a career, we can run businesses (and if a guy has a problem with the concept of #GirlBoss, we don't have time to hear it).
Megan and Brian Austin Green's timeline comes with a #Complicated, but it also comes with three #Babies. In 2015, Megan and Brian divorced. One year later in 2016, their third child was born.
People reports that the couple "reconciled" one year after their divorce, but the headlines still come with an "Ups and Downs." The magazine quoted Brian as calling marriage "hard."
10 But She Believes Marriage Can Work: "Love Will Be Revealed"
Call this girl an Angelina lookalike if you want, but she's getting more out of her marriage than Ange did. Both ladies have a #LongTerm deal with their baby daddy, and yes, both wound up marrying him.
Megan appeared on Hollywood Medium, where she talked about her (technically) ex-husband, Brian Austin Green. "I'm seeing green, green, green. Does that mean anything to you at all?" Tyler Henry asked Megan.
"That's my husband's last name," Megan replied. "Recovering and picking up the pieces," Megan said. "Love will be revealed." Despite the 2015 divorce, both Megan and The Daily Mail referred to Brian with the word "husband" in 2018.
9 Her Double
Even the world's top action stars use a stunt double – Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, and Angelina Jolie have all used doubles (mostly for legal purposes). A body double often needs to step in for stunts that are that little bit too #Risky.
Megan is as much known for Transformers as she is for Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtles. Her body double was Greek-American model and actress, Maria Papanthanasiou, Hollywood reports.
The Daily Mail papped these two in a #Twinning moment in 2013. And yes, hate to break it to you, body-double pics on the Internet are also floating around for Game of Thrones and Avengers.
8 Feels Hollywood Is Troubled, Refuses To Be "A Little Cupcake"
#MeToo made everyone wake up in 2018 – Hollywood included. "Time's Up" was the movement that saw A-Listers like Emma Watson make a stand against inequality in the industry. Megan is no wallflower when it comes to being a woman in Hollywood. She told GQ:
"Because [men] don't know me, they think I'm going to be this little cupcake, this Marilyn Monroe type who's going to bat my eyes and be like a receptacle for them. I just shut them down immediately."
Megan told the magazine that she felt Marilyn Monroe had been "eaten alive" by the movie industry. #TakingAStand
7 She Has Nine Tattoos
Celebs racking up the tats – hardly new. Ariana and Pete had matching tattoos. Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin seem to be sporting some new ink. Megan is estimated to have a total of nine tattoos, Body Art Guru reports.
"We will all laugh at gilded butterflies," forms the medieval, gothic font on Megan's back. This Shakespearean quote comes from King Lear.
Steal Her Style places Megan's total tats at a lower figure of six. They report a yin-yang on her wrist, a moon and star on her ankle, a removed arm portrait, plus some Chinese ink on Megan's neck. Admit it. This girl was born for tattoos.
6 Works Out Like A Pro, Trainer Says Megan "Buckled Down"
Hollywood used to have a pretty shady focus on the feminine form – it was all about pleasing the guys. Dear men, we're working out for ourselves, not you. Gal Gadot isn't pumping iron for some guy. Shay Mitchell doesn't rope-train to look like a doll. "She's resistance training with me at least three times a week," celeb trainer, Harley Pasternak told The Daily Mail.
"They're short, these workouts. [We're] really focusing on the muscles behind her body and to draw her posture back."
Megan's trainer added that Megan had "definitely buckled down" and called the actress "amazing." Looking at Megan here, we 100% agree.
5 "No Pretzels, No Chips," But Cheat Days Would Be "Pizza Or Cake"
With stars embracing health and fitness, we've gotten nosy. We want to know what Demi Lovato eats for breakfast (oatmeal), how Kaley Cuoco stays in shape (hot yoga), and where Ariana Grande shops (Whole Foods). Megan's trainer told The Daily Mail:
"In the morning, she'll do a smoothie or an egg white omelet with some avocados." Megan admitted: "No crackers, no pretzels, no chips," but cheat days would include cake or pizza.
E Online reports that Megan is super health-conscious. "The worst thing I put in my body is coffee, once a day," she said. Megan admitted: "I don't eat anything fun." We think she deserves a little treat. Maybe at Pinkberry?
4 Her Childhood
We absolutely adore stumbling across celeb kiddie pics, right? The Internet is full of them – if you're wondering, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Gigi Hadid, and Ariana Grande were all adorable tots. Megan was born in 1986 in Memphis, Tennessee. Megan has spoken out about the struggle of having no money when she first arrived in LA. Speaking to Cosmo, Megan said:
"I remember needing to shave my legs, and I didn't have enough money to buy disposable razors. So I'd wear pants all the time."
Talent got this girl somewhere, though. Her net worth now sits in the millions.
3 A Strict Upbringing, She Wasn't Allowed To Date
Megan was raised in a strict Catholic household. "Speaking in tongues and falling down on the floor" was LA Times' report of Megan's membership of the Pentecostal church – which she is no longer a member of.
Megan wasn't allowed to date. At 15, she "would sneak out of the house at night to go lie in the grass" with the high school boy she was interested in.
Megan has repeatedly referred to her strict upbringing in interviews, although speaking to LA Times, she seemed to have sourced some spirituality from her religious childhood.
2 She Listens To Britney Spears
Some girls click their heels three times for good luck. Others, apparently, listen to Britney Spears. Come to think of it, rocking out to some good old Britney is exactly what we'd do if we were on a plane. The Mirror reports Megan saying:
"I always put that on in my iPhone when I'm flying because it won't crash as long as I've got Britney on." Megan developed a fear of flying at the age of 20. "I had to come up with ways to deal with it," she said.
Britney and Megan got their #PicMoment here at the MTV awards.
1 Fascinated By Archaeological Mysteries, She's Way Smarter Than You Think
If you're sick and tired of men judging you based on your looks, you need to remember it's a two-way street. Megan might be known for her sultry image, but there's a ton of intelligence behind that pretty face.
"Getting to go inside Stonehenge – no-one gets to do that anymore. I got to see parts of the city of Troy that no-one gets to see unless they're working on the dig,"
Megan told Multi Channel about her new show. "I've always been really interested in archaeological mysteries," she added.
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