The nominations for the 2017 Academy Awards are officially here, and they include Natalie Portman's nomination for her portrayal of former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy in the film “Jackie."…This would be the second Oscar for the Jerusalem-born actress. Portman, now 35, won an Oscar for her lead role in "Black Swan" in 2010. At the time, she was pregnant with her first child, Aleph. Ironically, she's currently pregnant with her second child--could this be a good omen? I hope so for Portman. For a… >> Read More
Everyone loves Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive.” It's a song you hear at weddings, graduations, and bar mitzvahs--it's one of those anthems that will get you through the good and bad times.…With the inauguration coming up in just a few days, this song could not be more pertinent and timely. Because of this, celebrities like Natalie Portman, Hailee Steinfeld, Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and so many more, performed a re-imagination of the song for W Magazine. As Andrew Garfield warned, “This is going to be interesting, guys. It may get… >> Read More
Sexism in Hollywood doesn't seem to be waning anytime soon. Natalie Portman seems to be among the many women in Hollywood that are being paid less than their male costars.
Natalie Portman has…joined the long list of actresses who are speaking out about the gender pay gap in Hollywood. The 35-year-old Jewish actress told Marie Claire UK recently that her costar Ashton Kutcher was paid three times more than her for their 2011 film "No Strings Attached." Portman said she should have made a bigger deal about it at the time,… >> Read More
We can't get enough of Natalie Portman lately. Between her role in "Jackie" and her pregnancy with baby #2, there's just too much good stuff going on with the Jewish actress. Recently, Portman…opened up about her pregnancy when she stopped by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." During the conversation, Portman, who is already a mom to son Aleph, mentioned that she doesn't actually know the gender of her second baby yet. Since Ellen wrongly guessed the sex of her first child nearly five years ago, Portman made a bet: She bet burritos… >> Read More
This past Tuesday, Natalie Portman talked to TODAY about when she's due to have her second child. She's apparently not as far along as many in the media have speculated--she's due in the…spring. Yesterday, the "Jackie" star also was a guest on Jimmy Fallon's "The Tonight Show" and told the host why some people are confused: "It's weird because I'm a small person, so you show a lot faster and a lot more when you're small and everyone thinks I'm about to pop and about to give birth any… >> Read More