When the Michael Bay directed epic Transformers was released in , Megan Fox was on everyone's lips. While she had had some success on TV, it was this film that catapulted her into stardom and saw her regularly featured on 'Top 10 Hottest Women' lists the world over. Her Transformers co-star, Shia LaBeouf, told the Los Angeles Times in "This is a girl who was taken from complete obscurity and placed in a sex-driven role in front of the whole world and told she was the sexiest woman in America. To be fair, you can't blame the now year-old for being a bit overcome by the intense coverage of everything she did once the movie came out.
Like, the fact that she is a psychic. She was constantly being followed by paparazzi, even on-set where there was a strict no-camera rule. During one shoot in particular, the actress had to walk into a lake while wearing nothing but nude panties and pasties. To ensure Megan's privacy, the crew cleared out the woods and surrounding area, but something still felt off to Megan.
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It preceded a breaking point for me. I believed that I was going to be mocked, or spat at, or someone was going to yell at me, or people would stone me or savage me for just being out and being whatever. I was stupid or I was offensive. I was a waste of space or a bad actress.