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    Megan Fox Explained Why She Almost Didn't Wear Her Iconic 2021 BBMA Awards Dress With Machine Gun Kelly

    "I was like — I’m not ready to wear that.'”

    Megan Fox almost didn’t walk the red carpet at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards in her see-through Mugler gown.

    During a recent interview with InStyle, Fox explained that she chose her outfit after coming back from an ayahuasca journey in the jungles of Costa Rica with Machine Gun Kelly.

    “My stylist was like, ‘We want you to wear this,’ and I was like, ‘I was just talking to God in the jungle. I’m not ready to wear that,'” she admitted.

    But thanks to some treats that she brought back from her trip, Fox was able to wear the dress that her stylist wanted.

    “Fuck it — I’ll just have some Peruvian tobacco,” she remembered saying. “I’ll wear this thing.”

    When the couple hit the red carpet, all eyes were on them.

    Megan Fox (L) and Machine Gun Kelly poses backstage for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards
    Rich Fury / Getty Images for dcp

    “He gets out wearing this basically shirtless Jim Morrison, wild-ass Balmain, super rock star, whatever the fuck he’s wearing,” Fox recalled.

    Machine Gun Kelly accepts Top Rock Artist onstage during the 2021 Billboard Music Awards
    Emma Mcintyre / NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

    “He takes out this giant-ass — it looks like a blunt (it’s not; it’s Peruvian tobacco) — and he’s smoking it, and then he’s blowing it all over me to cleanse me,” she recalled. “People must’ve been like, ‘These fucking people are psycho.'”

    (l-r) Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox arrive to the 2021 Billboard Music Awards
    Todd Williamson / NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

    On the contrary. All of the attention was on Fox and MGK’s outfits. The “Drunk Face” singer even painted his tongue black to match his rock-star look.

    Machine Gun Kelly (L) and Megan Fox pose backstage for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards
    Rich Fury / Getty Images for dcp

    They might not have not known it at the time, but their outfits definitely went down as one of their best looks in history.

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