Granted, there were lots of legitimate reasons for Michael Bay to fire Megan Fox off the Transformers franchise a year ago. (Refresh your memory by re-reading, MICHAEL BAY’S REVENGE! No More Megan.) But now the Transformers 3 director gives GQ this reason why he axed her: the film’s exec producer Steven Spielberg told him to because of Fox’s remark that Bay “wants to be like Hitler on his sets, and he is. So he’s a nightmare to work for”. I say, shame on Bay for hiding behind Spielberg now. Man up, Michael:
Michael Bay: She was in a different world, on her BlackBerry. You gotta stay focused. And you know, the Hitler thing. Steven [Spielberg] said, “Fire her right now.”
Editor-in-Chief Nikki Finke - tip her here.