November 22, 2014 | Updated at 07:34 PM EST The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Megan Fox Graces Esquire Cover; Talks Fame, Church, and Marilyn Monroe (PHOTO)

Megan Fox fronts the cover of Esquire magazine's February 2013 issue and from the look of her toned body; one would never guess that she had given birth to her first child just four months ago.

By Sonya Magett, EnStars on Jan 15, 2013 03:45 PM EST
facebook tweet this pin it plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
  • Megan Fox
  • Megan Fox appears on the cover of the February 2013 issue of Esquire magazine (Photo : esquire.com)

Megan Fox fronts the cover of Esquire magazine's February 2013 issue and from the look of her toned body, one would never guess that she had given birth to her first child just four months ago.

The magazine cover is her first since she gave birth to Noah on Sept. 27 with her husband, actor Brian Austin Green, 39.

In her Esquire interview, Fox, 26, discussed the downside of fame, how she began speaking in tongues at the Pentecostal Church she attended, and why she decided to get rid of her Marilyn Monroe tattoo.

Fox has referred to Marilyn Monroe as an icon in past interviews. But after she learned about Monroe's troubled past, she was no longer interested in "following in her footsteps." She compared Monroe to Lindsay Lohan.

"I started reading about her and realized that her life was incredibly difficult. It's like when you visualize something for your future. I didn't want to visualize something so negative. She wasn't powerful at the time. She was sort of like Lindsay [Lohan]. She was an actress who wasn't reliable, who almost wasn't insurable.... She had all the potential in the world, and it was squandered. I'm not interested in following in those footsteps."

Fox compared famous to being a magnified version of being bullied in high school, because one is criticized by "millions of people constantly " on a "global scale."

"I don't think people understand. They all think we should shut the (bleep) up and stop complaining because you live in a big house or you drive a Bentley. So your life must be so great. What people don't realize is that fame, whatever your worst experience in high school, when you were being bullied by those ten kids in high school, fame is that, but on a global scale, where you're being bullied by millions of people constantly."

Fox felt more comfortable discussing religion than her career. She shared that she has read Revelations, the last book in the Bible a "million" times and while she has tried to decipher the meanings of the symbols in the chapters, she wondered aloud if the sign of the times were indicative of the downside of the internet, fame and being a celebrity. She then shared why she believes in God.

"I can't stand pills. I don't like drinking. I don't like feeling out of control. I have to feel like I'm in control of my body. And I know what you're thinking, Then why would I want to go to church and speak in tongues? You have to understand, there I feel safe. I was raised to believe that you're safe in God's hands. But I don't feel safe with myself."

© 2014 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

facebook tweet this pin it plus
Contribute to this Story send us a tip send us a tip send us a tip
Sign Up for Newsletters

Around The Web

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Hank Baskett, Kendra Wilkinson

Kendra Wilkinson Defends Her Decision To Reunite With Hank Baskett

She was criticized by fans for taking Hank Baskett back following a cheating scandal with a transsexual model, but Kendra Wilkinson may be defending her decision.

Brandi Glanville

Brandi Glanville Is Stirring Up Drama On Twitter

Tuesday's premiere episode of hit reality show Real Housewives of Beverly Hills left fans speechless and viewers are anxiously waiting to see what happens next.

Stereo Kicks

Stereo Kicks' Barclay Beales Targeted In Photo Leak

Barclay Beales is reportedlythe latest victim of the ongoing celebrity photo hacking.

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi

Portia de Rossi And Her 'Scandal' Co-Stars Broke The TV During Last Night's Episode

Earlier this week dynamic duo Ellen DeGeneres and her wife Portia de Rossi broke the Internet after DeGeneres unveiled the couple's 2014 Kim Kardashian inspired holiday card, but now is it possible that the couple could be breaking TV's soon too?

Blake Shelton

Miranda Lambert Reacts To Blake Shelton's Confession

Blake Shelton told wife and fellow country artist Miranda Lambert that there's another woman in his life on Thursday and it seems the Somethin' Bad singer had a pretty intense reaction to it.

Wendy Williams

Wendy Williams Brushed Over the Aaliyah Biopic Backlash & Her Fans are Not Having It on Twitter

Wendy Williams veritably ignored the social media backlash of "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B," and fans who expected her to be her usual open and honest self are not happy.

Snooki

Snooki Admits She's 'Boycotting Lifetime' Until 'Witches Of East End' Gets A Renewal

Fans have expressed their outrage and disappointment ever since 'Witches of East End' got cancelled, one of them being reality star Nicole Polizzi AKA Snooki.

Solange Knowles, Julez

Need Another Reason to Love Solange's Wedding? Watch Her Adorable Performance With Son, Julez

Photos of Solange Knowles' unconventionally stunning wedding have flooded the Internet, since Nov. 16. Now, a video of she and her son Julez dancing at the reception has melted everyone's heart. Watch it, here.

Josh Duggar

Is Another Duggar Baby On The Way?

It looks as though the Duggar family is having one of the most exciting, eventful years of their lives. Rumor has it that another Duggar baby might be on the way for the family.

Jessa Duggar

Is Jessa Duggar Honeymooning In Israel?

Fans can't help but wonder where newlyweds Jussa Duggar and Ben Seewald are spending their honeymoon right now.

Duggar Family on GMA

The Duggar Family Go On A Mini-Vacation To Pennsylvania

It looks as though the Duggars are now vacationing with the Seewalds!

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert

New Cheating Scandal & Baby Rumors For Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert

Blake Shelton has never responded kindly to gossip when it comes to his marriage, but this week the country star faced all new cheating and baby allegations.

Kendra Wilkinson

Is Kendra Wilkinson's Father Using Her For Her Money? Her Mother & Brother Think So

Though she's still trying to get past her marriage issues with Hank Baskett, the drama with her family is also beginning to take its toll on Kendra Wilkinson.

Jill Duggar

'19 Kids & Counting' Star Jill Duggar Getting Her Own Spinoff Show?

It looks as though the Duggar Family might be multiplying - in reality television shows.

Yelawolf

Yelawolf Dishes On 'Shady XV' & Talks About Unexpected Song

While fans have to wait a bit more for Yelawolf's sophomore album, Love Story, they can hear him drop bars on Shady Records' upcoming double disc compilation, Shady XV.

Latest News

Taylor Lianne Chandler

Michael Phelps' Girlfriend Dishes On The Grief She Went Through For The Swimmer, 'I Went Through Hell For Him'

Some more details have been released on the private lives of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and his girlfriend who admitted that she was born intersex.

Jen Selter

Jen Selter Wears Naughty Bathing Suit On Instagram, Check Out The PHOTO Here

Instagram model Jen Selter has posted one of her raciest photos so far where she dons an outfit that's pretty naughty to say the least.

Bow Wow, Erica Mena

Bow Wow Dragged On Instagram After Comparing Him & Erica Mena To Diddy & J. Lo, Slams 'Black Folks' For 'Hating'

While Bow Wow and Erica Mena face criticism for their upcoming wedding, fans could not help but laugh at the rapper and Love & Hip Hop Hollywood New York star when he said they are compared to Sean 'P.Diddy' Combs and Jennifer 'J. Lo' Lopez.

Mary-Kate Olsen

New Closeup Shot Of Mary-Kate Olsen Sparks More Plastic Surgery Rumors?

The rumors of Mary-Kate Olsen getting some work done on her face are about to be explored a little further.

Stereo Kicks

Stereo Kicks' Barclay Beales Targeted In Photo Leak

Barclay Beales is reportedlythe latest victim of the ongoing celebrity photo hacking.

McKayla Maroney

McKayla Maroney Puckers Her Lips & Gets Something Fixed

Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney seemed to have herself some relief based on a photo she posted that can give her a bit of a fresh start.

Bethany Mota

Derek Hough Shares A Photo Of Himself & Bethany Mota, His 'Special Girl'

Bethany Mota and Derek Hough appear to have a special bond.

Miranda Lambert

3-Year-Old Boy Invites Miranda Lambert To His Birthday

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert have attended some pretty big events in the country music industry, but this week the 'Automatic' singer got an invite to a much smaller affair.

Khloe Kardashian

Khloe Kardashian's Divorce From Lamar Odom Might Get Dismissed

Khloe Kardashian has been separated from husband Lamar Odom for nearly a year, but her motion to file for divorce may be dismissed since the reality TV star hasn’t taken any action.

Jenny McCarthy

Jenny McCarthy Talks Relationship With Her Mother-In-Law--How Do The Two Women Get Along?

Rumors have constantly flown that Donnie Wahlberg's family hasn't approved of his marrying Jenny McCarthy, but the comedienne and radio show host is now talking about how the stories simply aren't true.

Featured Videos

From Our Partners

American Heist movie

'American Heist' Movie Release Date 2015 Starring Hayden Christensen & Adrien Brody, Watch New Trailer Here (VIDEO)

Watch the new trailer for the new movie 'American Heist' starring Hayden Christensen and Adrien Brody.

www.instyle.com

'Zoolander 2' Starring Ben Stiller Confirms Penelope Cruz as Co-Star For Sequel, Will Ferrell Returning as Mugatu

'Zoolander 2' Starring Ben Stiller Confirms Penelope Cruz as Co-Star For Sequel, Will Ferrell Returning as Mugatu

AB de Villiers

Australia vs. South Africa LIVE STREAMING: Watch Cricket Live @ 3:20 PM GMT

One of the best series in cricket continues today, as Australia faces off against South Africa.

Mushfiqur Rahim

Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe Live Stream FREE: Watch '2nd ODI' Cricket Match @ 6:30 AM GMT

Watch Bangladesh go head to head with Zimbabwe in the 2nd ODI.

youtube.com

Demi Lovato Featured on New Olly Murs Single 'Up', Listen Here (VIDEO)

Listen to Olly Murs new single 'Up' featuring Demi Lovato here.

GTA V Peyote

Grand Theft Auto 5 Next-Gen Details: Special Easter Eggs For Those Who Find The In-Game Peyote Plants

As if anyone needed proof other than the new first-person mode that the next-gen version of Grand Theft Auto V wasn't just a straight port, this new little secret making its way around the Internet should do the trick.

Skylanders Trap Team tablet

Skylanders Trap Team Celebrates Tablet Version With Photo/Video Contest, Prize Giveaways Start Now

As the latest expansion in the wildly successful Skylanders series, Skylanders Trap Team has made its way off consoles and onto all different kinds of tablets. To celebrate the game's tablet version, publisher Activision has started a limited-time sweepstakes, complete with prize giveaways.

Super Smash Bros

Super Smash Bros For Wii U Review: Nearly Endless Content, Pure Fun, And More Characters Than Ever Before Add Up To The Series' Best Entry Yet

The Wii U title offers a staggering amount to do and see, and the sheer joy of playing and collecting permeates every aspect of the game--this is the best game in the franchise to date.

Real Time Analytics