Megan Fox has always been ambitious and sexy, according to her mom.
"She knew what she wanted from the time she was small, and she was very determined and ambitious," her mom, Darlene, told Cosmopolitan. "She did everything — dance class, choir, plays."
At first, though, she channeled that ambition to boys and sneaking out.
"I tied sheets together or my boyfriend would bring a ladder," Megan recalled of sneaking out to meet boys. "One time, I wanted out so badly that I just f*****g jumped and hoped for the best."
"My mom says I came out really ballsy."
Megan Fox might be sexy, but she's also really gross — and she freely admits it!
"I'm horrible to live with. I don't clean," she told FHM. "My clothes end up wherever I take them off. I forget to flush the toilet. Friends will tell me, 'Megan, you totally pinched a loaf in my toilet and didn't flush.'"
Cool? Also, this gem:
"If you eat Chinese food, your farts come out like Chinese food. If you eat Mexican food, your farts come out like Mexican food. And milk, it's like — you can smell the warmth in the fart. My wardrobe on Transformers always smells like farts, and I have no idea why."
Fox is about as known for her tattoos as she is her porcelain skin and dark locks. She might be removing the Marilyn Monroe tat on her forearm, but she still loves ink.
"People who don't like me talk about it as though I'm trash because I have tattoos," she said in 2008. "I find that insane because it's 2008, not the 1950s. Tattoos aren't limited to sailors. It's a form of art I find beautiful. I love it."
Unlike most sexy starlets, Megan says she doesn't like attention — and she doesn't want to be famous.
"It's sick and twisted," she told Cosmo. "Some girls love to go to the airport and have 50 paparazzi on them. I go to the airport and have a mental breakdown. But I just have to go balls to the wall and embrace it."
Fox might be sexy like, every waking moment of every day, but she's also insecure.
"I'm very confident in how I project my personality," she told Cosmo. "But in terms of how I look, I'm completely, hysterically insecure. I'm self-loathing, introverted, and neurotic."
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Sorry, boys: She's been taken for a long time. The actress — wed to Brian Austin Green since 2010 — recently gushed about him to Marie Claire.
"I believe he's my soul mate," she gushes. "But that doesn't mean it doesn't take work, because we are very, very different."
That's not to say they don't have their problems, though.
"But two weeks ago I said to Brian, 'We have to get a night nurse or we're going to get a divorce because somebody's got to sleep in this house or we're going to kill each other,'" she told the Daily Mirror.
It's easy to see the similarities between Fox and another sexy actress, Angelina Jolie. Fox said she recognizes it, but she's definitely not trying to be her.
"People see a dark-haired girl with tattoos who's in an action movie, and it's, 'She's the next Angelina,'" Fox told Cosmopolitan. "But I have nothing in common with her. If someone were to tell me she's a vampire, I'd go 'Yeah, okay, totally.' How come Angelina doesn't look any different than when she did Tomb Raider? It's because she's actually a 900-year-old vampire."
We're jealous: Fox told the U.K. Daily Mirror that she only gained a bit of weight while carrying son Noah.
"I only gained 23 pounds when I was pregnant and I'm still 10 pounds heavier than I was, but I don't want to kill myself trying to get back into shape because it's not a priority right now," she said. "I'm too in love with Noah and I don't want to be away from him. I don't want to be at the gym, I just want to be home."
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Motherhood also taught Megan an important lesson about her sexiness.
"It changes your perspective about being overly sexual in a film when you have a baby," she told the Daily Mirror. "I'm going to be more cautious about choosing films because I'm already thinking about when he's in school and his friends are going to be showing him my photo shoots with me in a bikini and he's going to be horrified."
"So that will deter me from making some of the choices I made before."
Fox is on top of many dudes' "hottest woman ever" lists, but she has her own idea on the hottest celebs in Hollywood.
"I could see myself in a relationship with a girl," she once said. "Olivia Wilde is so sexy she makes me want to strangle a mountain ox with my bare hands. She's mesmerizing."
As for the guys? She loves Robert Pattinson and Zac Efron.
"Zac Efron is my obsession, we're the same person. We're not actually here, it's like Janet and Michael Jackson. He just puts on his wig and a dress," she once joked.
As for RPatz?
"I would eat Rob Pattinson, so that I could steal some of that pretty. I wanna be pretty like he's pretty."
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Fox once said she'd rather be crazy than gorgeous.
"I think that I'm so psychotic and so mentally ill that if I could tap into that I could do something really interesting," she said.
Fox is the type who just knows how to drive men wild. Maybe it's because she thinks like a guy?
"I'm the biggest nerd — I love comic books and stuff like that!" she once said. "I don't have any friends who are actresses. I only had one girlfriend when I was growing up. Most of my friends were boys. I was such a tomboy. I enjoyed doing guy things."
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Think Fox's beautiful visage is Botox-enhanced? She insisted that it's not with a 2011 Facebook post: "Things You Can't Do with Your Face When You Have Botox."
That's not to say she's against it, though.
"My lips are my lips," she once told Allure.
"I would encourage anyone to first speak with a therapist, to try and figure out where this want comes from, because a lot of times it's not related to your teeth or your nose or your chin — the surgery is not going to alleviate that insecurity for you."
Happy birthday, Megan Fox! You might say some questionable things, but we love it.
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