Machine Gun Kelly says his new film, “Good Mourning,” was impressed by what we thought was a breakup textual content from fiancée Megan Fox.
“I wrote the movie for her because she was unknowingly the cause of the spiral. She sent me a text just like in the movie,” the singer, who directs and stars within the stoner comedy, advised Extra on the Los Angeles premiere this week.
“[My character] spirals over a text that he doesn’t really understand and he can’t get a hold of her, and that was what was happening to me.”
MGK, 32, defined that he had “written so many songs” and used “all these other outlets” to cope with heartache up to now, so he wanted one thing totally different this time round.
“I was, like, spiraling so hard. I needed somewhere else to go with it,” he recalled. “I was like, ‘I’m just gonna write a movie.’”
Of Fox’s response, MGK mentioned he shared the script together with her on her porch steps. “She was like, ‘This is what you were thinking the whole time?’” he remembered.
The “Emo Girl” singer performs a film star named London Clash within the movie, whose world is “turned upside down when he must choose between pursuing his one true love and landing a life-changing, starring role in a major motion picture,” per IMDB.
The comedy additionally stars Fox, Dove Cameron, Becky G and Whitney Cummings, together with MGK’s shut pal Pete Davidson.
“We were supposed to shoot for eight hours, it turned into like 16 hours because we couldn’t stop laughing,” he shared. “[Pete] was improvising when I was in the editing station. I was like, ‘OK, we got to keep that, we got to keep that, too.’ Everything he said was hilarious.”
During the interview, MGK was additionally requested whether or not he and Fox, 35, would ever contemplate eloping like their friends Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian. The two tied the knot on the One Love Chapel in Las Vegas final month – although the nuptials weren’t legally binding.
“I want to kind of just let, let the world see that as it comes,” MGK mentioned of his personal plans with Fox, enjoying coy on any additional particulars.
“Good Mourning” hits theaters and On Demand on May 20. In the meantime, MGK and Fox will likely be in Las Vegas this weekend for the 2022 Billboard Music Awards.
Fox left little to the creativeness in a black Mugler costume with cutouts, whereas MGK opted for a tux together with his tongue painted black.