Megan Fox: It Was My Decision to Leave Transformers

Megan Fox

Evan Agostini/AP

updated 05/20/2010 AT 9:05 AM ET

originally published 05/19/2010 AT 8:50 PM ET

Megan Fox is seeking to transform rumor to fact.

The actress is slamming speculation she was booted from the third installment of the Transformers action film franchise.

Megan Fox will not be starring in Transformers 3,” reps for the actress, 24, tell PEOPLE. “It was her decision not to return. She wishes the franchise the best.

Citing unnamed sources, Variety reports the studio and the film’s director, Michael Bay, intend to cast another actress as star Shia LaBeouf’s love interest to move the story in a different direction.


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