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Megan Fox called Ukrainian women names and caused a scandal: she was accused of being xenophobic

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Megan Fox called Ukrainian women names and caused a scandal: she was accused of being xenophobic

American actress Megan Fox published a photo online and unsuccessfully "joked" the side of Ukrainian women, for which she received a barrage of criticism. Find out how the star of the film "Transformers" offended Ukrainian women

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The famous American actress and star of the Transformers film Megan Fox made a splash with a post on Instagram where she made inappropriate remarks about Ukrainian women. Here's what happened and the reaction from the public.


The Megan Fox scandal 


Recently, a photo of Fox from a party with other stars appeared online. The photo caused surprise among fans, as the actress seemed unlike herself. Some fans even suggested that the 37-year-old Fox had plastic surgery.


Soon after, the actress decided to respond to the fans' comments by posting two other photos from the same party, but in different lighting. She added a comment to the photo, which actually caused the scandal:


"...it was just a darkened photo from my phone, where I look like a Ukrainian inflatable doll. When in reality, I look like one of those super expensive silicone real sex dolls that you can only buy in Japan," she wrote.




How did the public react?


In the comments, people immediately began to criticise Fox for her remarks about Ukrainian women, who are already going through difficult times due to russian aggression. 


Some even accused Megan of being xenophobic, as such words offend the feelings of any woman.


The actress decided to correct the situation, writing that "this is not what I meant. Ukrainian women are hot and that's why in my imagination inflatable dolls are also hot. Let the girl make a joke, dammit". However, there was no apology from her.


Social media users continued to speak out against Fox. For example, Ukrainian dancer Olena Shoptenko left a comment under the post, writing that "Women in Ukraine are dying right now because of the war. After these words, you are not worthy of a fingernail of our women".


Jane Ford, a US Army veteran, wrote a similar comment: "Megan, what the hell is this. There is a war in Ukraine now".




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Amid the scandal, Ukrainian women created a trend


On the popular TikTok app, Ukrainian bloggers have launched a trend that exposes the American actress's words about "Ukrainian inflatable dolls", showing the true beauty of Ukrainian women.


The girls shoot videos to Lana Del Rey's viral song In My Feelings and Cutting Crew's hit song Died in Your Arms. They show their photos and videos, and some of them post videos with the ironic text "I am a Ukrainian doll. What about you, Megan? Who are you?". 


We remind you! This is not the first scandal that famous American personalities have gotten into when commenting on Ukrainians. Earlier, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk published an unfortunate meme about the Ukrainian president. Read here to find out what it was about and how social media users reacted to it.



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