Megan Fox says she wants to move away from films with 'graphic sex scenes' to protect her young sons

'I don’t think my children should ever see me doing some of that stuff,' says the actress

Maya Oppenheim
Monday 09 May 2016 09:42
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The actress, who is known for her roles in Transformers and New Girl, is currently expecting her third child
The actress, who is known for her roles in Transformers and New Girl, is currently expecting her third child

Megan Fox has said she is keen to move away from films with graphic sex scenes because of fears it could upset her children.

The 29-year-old American actress, model and mother-of-two said it was difficult for her young sons to distinguish the reality from the art.

Fox explained she had been forced to turn down certain roles in films because they felt inappropriate for her children to watch, adding that there are certain things boys should never witness their mother do.

“There are some good projects I’ve read that are with talented people, talented directors, but the things the women are required to do in the movie are things I can’t have my sons ever know or see,” Fox told The Sun on Sunday.

“I was offered a project that’s coming out on HBO that centres around the life of a prostitute and it has very graphic sex scenes - things you would see in a pornographic film - and those are things that are degrading to the woman who’s playing the character,” she added.

“It’s up to the mother to determine what she thinks her children can handle seeing or not," she went on to say. "I don’t think my children should ever see me doing some of that stuff. I don’t think my boys could handle that. They can’t separate the experience from the reality from the art. It gets very confusing when it’s your own mother.”

The actress, who is known for her roles in Transformers and New Girl, is currently expecting her third child. She already has two children, Noah who is three, and Bodhi who is two.

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