‘I don’t want to attract negative energy’: Why Megan Fox is removing her tattoo of tragic Marilyn Monroe
Last updated at 2:46 PM on 23rd August 2011
Megan Fox has revealed she is removing her tattoo of Marilyn Monroe in a bid to avoid attracting ‘negative energy’.
The 25-year-old actress, whose acting career has floundered in recent years, began laser treatment on her forearm inking earlier this year.
She was quizzed about her etching of the iconic blonde bombshell, who died in 1962 at the age of 36, by Italian magazine Amica.
Positive vibes: Megan Fox, seen on the set of new film This Is 40, explained why she removed her Marilyn Monroe tattoo
Fading star: Megan Fox, pictured here at a Jaguar event in April with her husband Brian Austin Green, is having her Marilyn Monroe tattoo removed
Before and after: Megan described the screen icon as a ‘negative’ character
Fox, who was spotted on the set of This
is 40 in LA today, explained: ‘I’m removing it. It is a negative
character, as she suffered from personality disorders and was bipolar.
Hoping for a hit: The actress was spotted on the set of her new film This Is 40 in Los Angeles today
‘I do not want to attract this kind of negative energy in my life.’
It’s not the only body adornment she has grown to regret.
asked about her navel piercing, she said: ‘I did it when I was
16-years-old because I was a fan of Britney Spears. The only time I
tried to imitate someone else.
‘But then I thought it was tacky and so I removed it when I turned 20.’
Transformers star Megan has around nine tattoos – other inkings
include; a quote on her shoulder reading ‘We will all laugh at gilded
butterflies’ and a tribal mark on her left wrist.
She also has a tribute to her Passion Play co-star Mickey Rourke, 57.
The tattoo, over the right side of her rib cage, reads: ‘Those who danced were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.’
She told MTV.com: ‘Mickey is such a beautiful, wonderful human being. He’s so genuine and so sweet and so talented. I just love him to death.
‘I actually got a tattoo that is sort of in honour of him. It’s on my ribs.’
While the Passion Play actors hit it off, the film was not such a success – it flopped in spectacular fashion and went straight to DVD.
It was yet another blow to Megan’s acting career, which has nosedived since she parted ways with the successful Transformers franchise.
She no doubt hoping to turn around her fortune with her new Judd Apatow project This Is 40, which also stars Chris O’Dowd and Jason Segal.
It is rumoured to be a spin off film from 2007 hit comedy Knocked Up which starred Seth Rogan and Katherine Heigl.
Regrets, she’s had a few: Megan also had a belly piercing done when she was 16-years-old because she was a fan of Britney Spears
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She wasn’t worthy of having Marilyn’s beautiful face tattooed on her scrawny little body anyways.
did she not think of this before? marilyn is not a negative character, megan can only hope to have a quarter of the legacy marilyn has.
how can she get parts when she’s covered in tattoo’s, I bet producers just look and think, it will be easier with a girl without tattoos.. and jobs gone… completely over rated human just being like angelina Jolie.. now kate winslet.. there’s talent…
I actually think this is the most intelligent thing I’ve heard Megan say. Maybe she didn’t say it in the most sensitive way, but so many people idolize sexy Marilyn Monroe and objectify her, not considering what an unhappy and dysfunctional life she had. She deserves compassion for sure, but I don’t think she’s the kind of person you want to emulate.
i dnt see what marylin monroe havin personality diseorders and bein bi polar has to do with her not wantin negativ energy around her and what has it got to do with her now wantin the tattoo removed she needs to face facts she’s a major flop and it has nothin to do with her tattoos it’s just her i dnt really understand what was wrong with the tattoo what is she worried that she will get possessed by the spirit of marilyn monroe coz she’s got her face tattooed on her arm she’s off her rocker so what if marilyn monroe had personality dissorders and she was bi polar it doesn’t mean that she’s gonna end up with personality dissoders and bi polar because she has the face of marylin monroe tattooed on her arm. she needs to get a grp and get over herself.
she can remove what she likes and for whatever reason. Think of the mistakes you made when you were her age and be glad you don’t have a tattoo of them now to remind you.
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