Follow Kveller

You are browsing the archive for natalie portman.

Jan 29 2014

The Kid Dish: Natalie Portman’s Husband is Converting to Judaism

By at 3:47 pm

All the Jewish celebrity parent gossip you (n)ever wanted to know.


– Israeli-born actress Natalie Portman’s husband, French choreographer and dancer, Benjamin Millipied, recently revealed in an interview that he is in the process of converting to Judaism. The couple and their 2-year-old son, Aleph, are currently in Israel as Natalie works on her directorial debut of Amos Oz’s, A Tale of Love and Darkness. (JTA)

– Madonna and her 8-year-old son, David, hit the Grammy’s together last weekend in matching outfits–planned by David, of course! They’re both “working the Ralph Lauren angle.” (People)

– Cougar Town star Busy Philipps stepped out with her 6-month-old daughter, Cricket Pearl, in L.A at a farmer’s market. This is our first glimpse of baby Cricket! (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

– Here’s Rachel Zoe, who gave birth to her second son, Kaius, last month, grabbing frozen yogurt with her fashion-forward 2-year-old, Skyler. (POPSUGAR)

Like this post? Get the best of Kveller delivered straight to your inbox.

Oct 30 2013

The Kid-Dish: Paula Abdul’s Western Wall Bat Mitzvah

By at 4:06 pm

All the Jewish celebrity parent gossip you (n)ever wanted to know.

paula abdul kotel bat mitzvah

– Mazel tov! Pop star and reality show maven Paula Abdul is finally getting her dream bat mitzvah at the Western Wall in Israel. Word still out on where to send her your $18 checks. (Times of Israel)

– So if you haven’t heard yet, Tori Spelling is reportedly running out of money. Spelling, who has four kids with husband, Dean McDermott, recently told People that they can’t afford a vasectomy. Cry us a river, Tori. (Today)

– Natalie Portman speaks on being a new mommy to son, Aleph: She never thought mothering would be as much of a full-on job as it is. For her, working now feels like a day off. (Babycenter)

– Pink’s husband Carey Hart (retired motocross star) is being criticized for taking his daughter, 2-year-old daughter Willow, on her first motorbike ride without a helmet. Pink defended her husband against the backlash on Twitter. (Daily Mail)

Like this post? Get the best of Kveller delivered straight to your inbox.

Oct 9 2013

Kid-Dish: Soleil Moon Frye Feels Least Prepared For Her Third Child

By at 4:10 pm

All the Jewish celebrity parent gossip you (n)ever wanted to know.


- Soleil Moon Frye has two daughters, Poet, 8 and Jagger, 5 and is pregnant with her third baby, but has yet to confirm the sex. Apparently, she thinks she is “terrible” at preparing for her third child, and felt more in control with the last two pregnancies. (People)

– Madonna gets candid in the latest issue of Harper’s Bazaar, where she talks about her reasons for adopting, the harsh criticism she endured from the media, and reveals the number one lesson she teachers her children. (Baby Center)

– Natalie Portman and “Thor: The Dark World” have just announced a new contest exclusively for teen girls who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math. (Huffington Post)

– During a recent appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Drew Barrymore, who grew up an only child, expressed her desire to have another baby as soon as possible! Little Olive should be getting a brother or sister soon enough. (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

Like this post? Get the best of Kveller delivered straight to your inbox.

Oct 2 2013

Kid-Dish: Who’s the Father–Woody Allen or Frank Sinatra?

By at 3:06 pm


– Mia Farrow has some baby daddy drama, and it involves Frank Sinatra and Woody Allen. Ronan Farrow, thought to be the only biological child of classic shiksa Mia Farrow and every Jew’s favorite director, Woody Allen, may in fact be fathered by The Frank Sinatra–as told by Ms. Farrow to Vanity Fair. (US Weekly)

– Natalie Portman is the holy grail of Jewish girls. In this interview she reveals her favorite film is Dirty Dancing, and sheds light on the limits and stereotypes of feminism in Hollywood. (Jezebel)

– Drew Barrymore and husband Will Kopelman celebrated their daughter Olive’s 1st birthday with a day in Central Park. The pictures are adorable. (Popsugar)

– Now that Alyson Hannigan had her second daughter, Keeva, she realizes how much freedom she actually had when she only had to worry about her oldest, Satyana(People)

Like this post? Get the best of Kveller delivered straight to your inbox.

Aug 28 2013

Kid-Dish: Swim Time with Aleph, Birthday Party Time with Tori

By at 4:36 pm

All the Jewish celebrity parent gossip you (n)ever wanted to know.

natalie portman- The Talmud says a father is obligated to teach his son to swim, but Natalie Portman is taking things into her own hands with 2-year-old Aleph. The two were seen on their way to swim lessons at a private residence in California. (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

– Another year, another birthday party for one of Tori Spelling’s kids filled with intricate costuming, intricate crafting, and breathtaking tablescapes set amongst a mountainous backdrop. (ediTORIal)

– Julianna Margulies stepped out with her husband and 5-year-old son Kiernan in New York City last week and let’s just say they all look very perfect and catalogue-y and not helping those of us who seem to have perennial toothpaste stains on our shirts. (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

– Jenna Wolfe, weekend anchor for NBC’s Today, just welcomed her first child with partner Stephanie Gosk, a baby girl named Harper Estelle Wolfeld Gosk. This also made it public that her actual last name is Wolfeld (her father was a Puerto Rican Jew). (People)

– Sarah Jessica Parker Wears Sexy Swimsuit On Yacht In Greece… (And It Is Actually Plain & Simple & Not a Bikini). (US Weekly)

Like this post? Get the best of Kveller delivered straight to your inbox.

Aug 21 2013

Kid-Dish: Joan Rivers Will Star in a New Dating Series

By at 4:01 pm

All the Jewish celebrity parent gossip you (n)ever wanted to know.joan rivers dating show

– Finally, we can get the glimpse into Joan Rivers’ dating life we’ve all been waiting for. The 80-year-old comedian announced she’ll be doing a dating web series for SheKnows TV called “Romancing the Joan” where eight eligible bachelors will compete for her love. Can’t wait. (Forward)

– Natalie Portman and Aleph sighting! Two-year-old Aleph is looking much bigger and blonder than I remember, and Natalie is looking as suave as ever. (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

– Soleil Moon Frye is expecting her third child! The new addition will be joining Jagger Joseph Blue, 5, and Poet Sienna Rose, 8. (People)

– Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott spend their rare date night just like the rest of us do–having a sunset champagne picnic on a canoe in the middle of a beautiful lake. (Daily Mail)

Like this post? Get the best of Kveller delivered straight to your inbox.

Aug 7 2013

Kid-Dish: Jessica Seinfeld’s Jew Paradise

By at 4:15 pm

All the Jewish celebrity parent gossip you (n)ever wanted to know.

– Jessica Seinfeld Instagrammed a true masterpiece titled “A Jew in Paradise.” I dare you to disagree. (Instagram)

– Sarah Jessica Parker opens up to Harper’s Bazaar about how much she loves her life, loves her husband, and loves her kids, even if “they’re more drawn to hideous cheap fabrics and sparkly colors.” (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

– Sarah Silverman may not be a mother, but she definitely has an influence over her niece, as seen in the pair’s recent “Hangman” game. Inappropriate, Aunt Sarah, inappropriate. (Instagram)

– Jamie-Lynn Sigler is in her third trimester of her first pregnancy and looking totally blissful in this picture of her from Glamour Magazine’s 35 Under 35 in Hollywood bash. (US Magazine)

– Natalie Portman was #8 on Forbe’s Highest Paid Actresses list, making a whopping $14 million. Next on the list is another Jewish beauty, Mila Kunis. (Forbes)

Like this post? Get the best of Kveller delivered straight to you inbox.

Jul 24 2013

Kid-Dish: Natalie Portman Takes a Stab at Directing in Israel

By at 4:32 pm

All the Jewish celebrity parent gossip you (n)ever wanted to know.natalie portman

– Natalie Portman will soon add another title to her name besides award winning actress and mom: movie director. Portman will be heading to Israel to direct her first feature film–an adaptation of Israeli writer Amos Oz’s autobiography A Tale of Darkness and Love. (CBS)

– Busy Philipps was seen out in public for the first time since giving birth to daughter #2, Cricket. The new mom was seen with her husband and two daughters eating lunch in California. (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

– I was going to congratulate Jason Biggs on the news that he and his wife are expecting their first child, but then I looked him up and realized I was just assuming he was Jewish this whole time because he has dark curly hair and plays a lot of Jewish characters in movies. But, alas, he is not. Ok, congratulations anyway. (Yahoo!)

– Bethenny Frankel was spotted eating Italian ice with daughter Bryn in New York City this week. Click the link to see photos of them looking cute and happy while simultaneously reading the latest ugly rumors from Frankel’s divorce proceedings. (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

Feb 20 2013

The Kid-Dish: Isla Fisher Promotes Breastfeeding, Mila Kunis Talks Motherhood

By at 11:49 am

All the Jewish celebrity parent gossip you (n)ever wanted to know.isla fisher

– Isla Fisher has been busy promoting breastfeeding in developing countries. Fisher recently visited São Paulo, Brazil, which has halved its infant mortality rate since breastfeeding promotion began in 1981. (Metro)

– You didn’t think we could get through New York Fashion Week without a picture of Rachel Zoe and Skyler covered head to toe in cream-colored cable knit, did you? (Suri’s Burn Book)

– Mila Kunis is not pregnant, though she has told Playboy that one day–“not tomorrow”–she wants a family and to be a “present mom,” which may mean moving on from Hollywood. We shall see. (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

– It’s always a good day when new pictures of Natalie Portman’s adorably red-headed son Aleph show up. Here they are on a family whale watching adventure. (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

Feb 6 2013

The Kid-Dish: Woody Allen’s Hypochondria, Busy Philipp’s Pregnancy Boobs

By at 4:29 pm

All the Jewish celebrity parent gossip you (n)ever wanted to know.

woody allen- Jewish father Woody Allen breaks down the difference between being a hypochondriac and an alarmist for the New York Times. “I don’t experience imaginary maladies — my maladies are real.” (NYT)

– Busy Philipps hiding the fact that she was pregnant while filming for Cougar Town was a sinch, since her character loves showing off her boobs, and Philipps’ boobs grew three sizes during one season. The more you know. (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

– New Girl actor Max Greenfield says his 3-year-old daughter Lily is a big “Gangam Style” fan. In other news, I’m a big fan of the fact that Greenfield had a Saturday Night Live-themed bar mitzvah. (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

– In case you wanted to see 25+ pictures of Natalie Portman eating lunch with her friends, we’ve got you covered. From what I can tell, she ordered a sandwich and juice. (Just Jared)


Recently on Mayim