Megan Fox wants to clarify that she does not support Donald Trump.
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Megan Fox wants to clarify that she does not support Donald Trump — or any one politician, for that matter — despite having called the former U.S. president a “legend.”
Apparently, Fox’s words were taken out of context. While appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the actress recalled the extraordinary experience that was sharing a row with Trump at the star-studded UFC 264 match, acknowledging how much the audience seemed to love him.
”I was in a row with Bieber, and Trump was also in my row,” the Jennifer’s Body star said. “He had, like, thirty secret service with him.”
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“He was a legend,” she observed of how he was perceived by the crowd. “That arena was very supportive of Trump when he came in.”
“I was like, I don’t know how I feel about it, because if someone is a target, then I’m like, I could be harmed because I’m adjacent to where he is,” Fox admitted of how she felt. “I was worried about my own safety, that’s all I was caring about. But yeah, I’ve never seen anything like that before. It was crazy.”
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However, critics (and Trump devotees) have seemingly misconstrued what Fox said, as the actress felt compelled to clarify her statement: Fox does not, in fact, support Trump — or any political party.
“Uhmmm…I do not align myself with any political party or individual politicians,” Fox shared via Instagram story last night. “I never said Donald Trump is a legend. I said he was a legend... in that arena (key part of the sentence).”
Megan Fox Says Trump “Was a Legend” at UFC 264