Filmmaker Michael Bay is now charged with killing a pigeon whereas directing a movie in Italy … however he is firing again, denying it ever occurred beneath his watch.
The blockbuster director was hit with expenses regarding the homicide of the chicken, which allegedly occurred again in 2018 on the set of the Netflix flick “6 Underground.”
However, sources related to the manufacturing inform TMZ … all of the homing pigeons used in the movie landed safely throughout filming.
One supply informed us, “Everyone is aware of Michael is an animal activist. This would by no means occur on his set. There are dozens of witnesses who stated that this didn’t occur.”
Italian officers say in any other case — prosecutors declare the pigeon was killed by a dolly whereas Michael was filming in Rome … the place it’s unlawful to hurt or kill wild birds.
Authorities say somebody from the set noticed the entire thing, and took a photograph earlier than reporting it to legislation enforcement.
The allegation is not that Michael himself harmed the chicken, however as a result of he was the director … he is being held accountable for the incident. Michael reportedly tried to get the case thrown out a number of instances, however prosecutors endured.
According to reviews, Michael was given the choice to pay a small fantastic to settle your entire case, however he declined, saying he merely would not plead responsible to harming an animal.