Director Michael Bay Facing Charges In Italy — He Says He Didn’t Do It

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  • Italian authorities claim that they have photographic proof that the homing pigeon was killed after being struck by a dolly on the set — and because Bay was the director in charge of the film set, they intend to hold him responsible for killing the bird.
  • But Bay said that his team had video evidence that would prove the opposite.
  • “We have clear video evidence, a multitude of witnesses, and safety officers that exonerates us from these claims. And disproves their one paparazzi photo — which gives a false story,” Bay said, adding that he was confident he would ultimately prevail once all the evidence was laid out in court.

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