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Matt Besser
'Pain & Gain' and the mythos of Michael Bay
'Pain & Gain' and the mythos of Michael Bay

"Pain & Gain" director Michael Bay papers the walls of his mansion with hundred-dollar bills. He considers Dwayne Johnson, the star of his new film, to be a “roided out” freak. When asked about his recent run-ins with actress Megan Fox, whose career he helped boost by casting her in his “Transformers" franchise, Bay says, “You know what they got a million of? Pretty girls with big boobs who will bend over a car and pretend like they’re fixing it. If Megan Fox didn’t want to do that, I’ll replace her with a Victoria’s Secret model.” None of the above is true, of course. Bay has never said anything of the sort. ...