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  • Report: Natalie Portman's Baby Boy's Name Revealed

    Posted Jul 6th 2011 at 11:48 AM by Kiki Von Glinow

    It's the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet for Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied's baby son, Aleph. According to an Israeli TV Show, 'Good Evening with Guy Pines' (via HollywoodLife) Portman, who was born in Israel, paid homage to her motherland by naming her son after the letter 'A' in the Hebrew alphabet. Aleph was born in mid-June but the newborn's first-time parents kept his name und...

  • Natalie Portman Welcomes a Baby Boy

    Posted Jun 14th 2011 at 08:30 PM by Tracey Harrington McCoy

    Natalie Portman is a mom! The Academy Award-winning actress and her fiancé, Benjamin Millepied, welcomed a son, PEOPLE reports exclusively. The pair met on the set of 'Swan' where Millepied -- a principal dancer in the New York City Ballet -- choreographed the dances and played her partner on screen. Portman won the Best Actress Oscar for her role in the film. "We got along right away...

  • Natalie Portman Shows Off Baby Bump [Photos]

    Posted May 10th 2011 at 06:15 PM by Katelyn Mullen

    Although she may be trying to hide her face from the snapping paparazzi, there is no denying that the very pregnant lady in this photo is Natalie Portman. The Oscar winner was out early Tuesday morning, showing off her baby bump and eco-friendly engagement ring, with fiance Benjamin Millepied. The pair grabbed breakfast and some coffee with a friend at Cafe Magador in the East Village of New Yo...

  • Sarah Lane: Close-Ups of Natalie Portman's Face Don't Count as Dancing

    Posted Apr 15th 2011 at 11:30 AM by PopEater Staff

    The 'Black Swan' controversy lives. Sarah Lane, Natalie Portman's ballerina double in her Oscar-winning role, stands by her assertion that Portman did not do as much of the dancing as everyone claims. "They were trying to create this image, this facade really, that Natalie had done something extraordinary, something that's pretty much impossible," Lane tells 'Good Morning America,' "which is...

  • Natalie Portman Gives Up Vegan Diet

    Posted Apr 11th 2011 at 10:00 AM by Sarah Crow

    Natalie Portman's pregnancy has brought about some interesting cravings for the health-conscious mom-to-be. The former self-proclaimed "vegan activist" realized that continuing to live free of all animal products no longer suited her, Us Weekly reports. Portman, who adopted a vegan diet after reading Jonathan Safran Foer's book, 'Eating Animals,' told Atlanta's Q100 Bert Show, "I actually we...

  • Natalie Portman Says She's 'Too Old' to Smoke Weed

    Posted Apr 7th 2011 at 05:35 PM by Kiki Von Glinow

    Although she looks every bit a fresh-faced beauty to us, Natalie Portman thinks that she's passed her ganja smoking prime. While chatting with Entertainment Weekly about her forthcoming stoner flick, 'Your Highness,' Portman, 29, admitted that while she partook in the magic herb in her younger years, she isn't planning on lighting one up with her co-stars, James Franco and Danny McBride, anytim...

  • Natalie Portman Quashes 'Black Swan' Dancing Feud

    Posted Apr 7th 2011 at 01:30 PM by Sarah Crow

    Natalie Portman has a lot of things going for her -- an Oscar win, a loving fiance and a baby on the way, to name a few -- but a recent, highly-publicized disagreement with a dancer from 'Black Swan' has momentarily eclipsed the actress's good fortune. Following Portman's Oscar win, her 'Black Swan' dance double, Sarah Lane, announced to the press that the actress had done very little of her ow...

  • Natalie Portman's Doctor Dad Shopping Pregnancy Thriller 'Misconception'

    Posted Apr 6th 2011 at 12:15 PM by Zach Dionne

    Natalie Portman's father, Dr. Avner Hershlag, has parlayed his fertility expertise into a self-published novel titled 'Misconception.' Though the book launched in early 2010 through iUniverse, Hershlag is now shopping the medical thriller to major publishing houses, according to the New York Observer. "The author's pedigree may be more appealing to publishers than the novel's plot or subject...

  • Mila Kunis: 'Natalie Danced Her A** Off' in 'Black Swan'

    Posted Mar 29th 2011 at 10:20 AM by Sarah Crow

    While rumors have been swirling over who really pas de bourree'd their way into our hearts in 'Black Swan,' Mila Kunis is speaking out on behalf of 'Swan' co-star Natalie Portman, saying that the actress deserves recognition for her hard work in the film's dance numbers. Last week, dancer Sarah Lane, a soloist with the American Ballet Theatre, claimed that she had provided most of the footwork ...

  • Darren Aronofsky Comes to Natalie Portman's Defense in Dancing Debate

    Posted Mar 28th 2011 at 04:30 PM by Kiki Von Glinow

    In a case of he said, she said, 'Black Swan' director Darren Aronofsky is setting the record straight when it comes to Natalie Portman's Oscar-winning performance. After allegations from Portman's body-double that Portman was responsible for only 5 percent of the dancing in the film, Portman's fiance and the film's choreographer, Benjamin Millepied, was the first to say that the majority of the...

  • 'Black Swan' Double: Natalie Portman Only Did 5 Percent of Dancing

    Posted Mar 25th 2011 at 08:30 PM by Tracey Harrington McCoy

    The professional dancer who worked as Natalie Portman's dance double for the Academy Award-nominated film, 'Black Swan,' is claiming she's the victim of a "cover-up," Entertainment Weekly reports. The ballerina told the magazine the film and its producers are misleading the public about how much dancing Portman actually did in the movie. "Of the full body shots, I would say 5 percent are Natali...

  • Natalie Portman's Fiance Defends Her 'Black Swan' Dancing Chops

    Posted Mar 24th 2011 at 06:15 AM by Kelly Fisher

    Natalie Portman may have won her first Oscar for her physically demanding role in 'Black Swan,' but the actress has recently been criticized for all the fanfare when it was revealed she had a dancing double in the film. Her fiance, Benjamin Millepied, is now coming to her defense on the dancing matter. "There are articles now talking about her dance double [American Ballet Theatre dancer Sarah ...

  • Mike Huckabee Criticizes Natalie Portman for 'Glorifying' Out-of-Wedlock Pregnancy

    Posted Mar 4th 2011 at 03:50 AM by Christo Varghese

    Mike Huckabee criticized actress Natalie Portman on a radio show for glorifying and glamorizing out-of-wedlock pregnancy UsMagazine.com is reporting that potential presidential candidate Huckabee went on 'The Michael Medved Show' on Monday, a day after Portman won the Oscar for Best Actress, and criticized the 'Black Swan' actress, who's currently expecting her first child with fiance Benjamin ...

  • Designer John Galliano Fired From Dior After Alleged Anti-Semitic Remarks

    Posted Mar 1st 2011 at 11:45 AM by Sarah Crow

    Following his multiple racist attacks against patrons at Paris' Le Perle bar, Dior has fired designer John Galliano, the Huffington Post reports. Galliano, 50, who has served as the company's head designer since 1996, was first suspended by the fashion house last week after two Le Perle customers accused him of physical and verbal assault, pulling one woman's hair and calling her a "dirty Jew f...

  • Natalie Portman 'Disgusted' by Designer's Remarks

    Posted Mar 1st 2011 at 09:00 AM by Kelly Fisher

    Just a day after winning her first Oscar, Natalie Portman released a statement regarding Dior creative director John Galliano's arrest for alleged verbal assault, according to The New York Times. Galliano allegedly spewed anti-Semitic remarks at a couple last week while out drinking in Paris. No charges were filed, but it has Hollywood and the fashion industry reeling. "I am deeply shocked a...


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