She said that she still speaks in tongues, having done so since she was eight years old.and that the perception of her as a "wild and crazy sexpot" is false because she is asocial and has only been sexually intimate with her "childhood sweetheart" and Brian Austin Green; she stated that she would rather stay at home instead of going out, "I have no question in my mind about being bisexual," Fox stated.In response to the letter alleging that Fox's on-set behavior is unpleasant and contrasts her public persona, Bay stated he does not condone the letter or Fox's "outlandish quotes", but "her crazy quips are part of her crazy charm", and that they still work well together.Di Paolo concluded that Fox's criticism of the media sexually objectifying girls and women was in stark contrast to her sex symbol status and that this, "her defiance of director Michael Bay and frequent outspoken comments" stifled her career.Fox reprised her role in the 2009 sequel, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.Later in 2009, she starred as the eponymous lead in the black comedy horror film Jennifer's Body. Because, shock horror, one of her little boys is wearing a dress.
Scholars Wheeler Winston Dixon and Gwendolyn Audrey Foster disagreed that every woman in Hollywood is marketed as a sex symbol, and stated that Fox's "celebrity is based on what she admits is an entirely artificial construct designed for dissemination in the Internet age, a 21st-century media personality in every sense of the word." Fox's public image came under scrutiny when, on September 11, 2009, an unsigned letter from three crew members of Transformers defended Michael Bay against accusations made by Fox about his on-set behavior, including a comparison with Hitler.
In January 2013, Fox was featured in a Brazilian television commercial for Brahma beer.
She told Esquire in January 2013 that her Christian faith is still very important to her; she believes it keeps her grounded.
Fox was nominated for an MTV Movie Award in the category of "Breakthrough Performance", and was also nominated for three Teen Choice Awards.
reprising her role as Mikaela in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.