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Shia LaBeouf Tries to Explain Why Megan Fox Left 'Transformers 3' Without Insulting Everyone

With under a month to go before Transformers: Dark of the Moon arrives in theaters, we're beginning to see the first wave of cast interviews arrive online, with Shia LaBeouf first up to bat over at the LA Times' Hero Complex blog. Naturally the first thing everyone is concerned with is Megan Fox's absence from the third movie after co-starring alongside LaBeouf in the first two, and the young actor does a fairly good job of navigating those waters without coming right out and saying, "Look, it's because she didn't want to be treated like a sex object ... again."

LaBeouf, who's gotten himself into trouble before by speaking his mind (one of his more famous quotes came a year after Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull hit theaters, with him saying they dropped the ball on the film) has grown up a bit and learned how to carefully structure his responses. When HC asked him about Fox's absence, he said, "Megan developed this Spice Girl strength, this woman-empowerment [stuff] that made her feel awkward about her involvement with Michael, who some people think is a very lascivious filmmaker, the way he films women,” LaBeouf said. “Mike films women in a way that appeals to a 16-year-old sexuality. It’s summer. It’s Michael’s style. And I think [Fox] never got comfortable with it. 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. And she had a hard time accepting it."

So, in other words, she didn't want to feel like a piece of sexed-up trash? And what about Fox's replacement, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley? "Rosie comes with this Victoria’s Secret background, and she’s comfortable with it, so she can get down with Mike’s way of working and it makes the whole set vibe very different. ” Basically she's already comfortable being half-naked all the time as an underwear model, and so asking her to be half-naked again was a lot easier than dealing with an actress who actually wants to be taken seriously as an actress. We get it.

Are you offended by the way women are portrayed in the Transformers movies, or do you just dismiss it as another 16-year-old summer blockbuster fantasy?

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