Michael Bay speaks out after a report claimed he was charged with killing a pigeon while he was working on a film in Italy.
If you missed it, a report from TheWrap claimed the 57-year-old transformers Directed production by 6 underground resulted in the death of a pigeon when it flew into a dolly.
He denied the allegations in a quote shared by the outlet.
“I’m a well-known animal lover and a huge animal activist,” he said, further assuring that “no animal involved in the production was harmed or harmed. Or any other production I’ve worked on in the last 30 years.”
However, it seems so Michael is still dissatisfied with the story.
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diversity received a letter from Michael‘s attorney addressed to TheWrap.
Michael called the story “false, inconsiderate and defamatory”. Meanwhile his lawyer Matthew Rosengart stated that the story was both “false” and “harmful”.
mathew continued, writing that his client “was never accused, let alone ‘accused’, of ‘killing’ an animal.”
Does Michael Charge in Italy? mathew said yes The charges “concern, however, whether in his capacity as director of the film Mr Bay failed to properly supervise the crew members (whom he couldn’t even hire) responsible for handling the animals on set.”
He went on to say they “vehemently defended themselves” Michael against these charges and that he refused to settle.
if you missed it Michael responded to a headline-grabbing moment last year.
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