Valentine's Day is upon us. While I'm notoriously not really about V-Day (because it's just a Hallmark holiday made up to make you buy stuff), I'm also totally about Netflixing some romantic comedies…and dramas (and everything in-between) while eating chocolate and some take-out. I began to think about all of the best romantic films that star some of my favorite Jewish celebrities (like Bette Midler, aka: My Supreme), and came up with this list. After the kids go to bed, pour some wine and enjoy: 1. Sarah Jessica… >> Read More
Natalie Portman recently received her third Oscar nomination for her leading role in "Jackie," which is why she was recently photographed for Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue. Her photo has garnered…a lot of attention, as she poses with her bare baby belly and only a sheet. The 35-year-old pays homage to Demi Moore‘s iconic August 1991 cover of the magazine (who was also pregnant at the time). Both photos were taken by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz. Natalie Portman channels Demi Moore in the 2017 Hollywood Issue portfolio https://t.co/EWJOzPzbhr —… >> Read More
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