Megan Fox 'angry' about criticsm she received early in her career

Megan Fox 'angry' about criticsm she received early in her career

Megan Fox is still "angry" about the criticism she received early in her career.

The 34-year-old actress admits that she is irritated for seeing herself as "s***" at acting as she became typecast as a sex symbol in films such as 'Transformers' and 'Jennifer's Body'.

Explaining how she had watched an earlier movie of hers, In an interview with Refinery29, Megan said: "I started getting really angry.

"I was like, 'F*** that, why did I live for a decade thinking that I was s*** at something when I was actually pretty decent at it?' That led to a realization that I'd been in a self-imposed prison for so much of my life."

Megan - who plays a mercenary in upcoming action film 'Rogue' - revealed that she would have "appreciated some support" as a young star but is pleased to see a "reversal" of attitudes towards women in the film industry.

'The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' star explained: "At the time, I would have appreciated some support; I was just stranded in open water on my own for so long.

"However, that built up so much strength. To have to go through a challenge like that, the resiliency that I have and the ability to survive really negative things with no support from outside forces made me a better person. So, I don't regret it."

Megan added: "Of course I look back and think - it would have been nice if any of you had seen this at that time that there was a bandwagon of absolute toxicity being spewed at me for years.

"But I appreciate the reversal of it. The culture is changing and society is changing, and a movie like (Rogue) now has a place to shine and be appreciated."