Just as I was about to write a column praising Natalie Portman for attacking racist John Galliano, along comes Mike Huckabee to attack her as a unmarried-and-pregnant-negative-role-model. There’s a time for everything, Mike. And this was the wrong time. But before I respond to Mr....
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Tag: Natalie Portman
March 7, 2011 | 12:06 pm
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Poor Natalie Portman—who has suffered more than her share of fools this past week—courtesy of Dior’s ex-chief designer John Galliano, and now former Arkansas governor and probable 2012 presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee.
First there were the alleged anti-Semitic remarks by...
March 1, 2011 | 1:28 pm
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March 1, 2011 | 1:08 pm
The Oscar-winning, Jerusalem-born Natalie Portman has slammed the anti-Semitic remarks Dior’s just-axed chief designer John “I Love Hitler” Galliano allegedly made after assaulting a couple in Paris last week, as caught on video. The Miss Dior Cherie spokesperson/model—who pointedly...
March 1, 2011 | 9:31 am
British fashion designer John Galliano was fired by the Christian Dior fashion house after harassing a couple using anti-Semitic and racist slurs.
Galliano’s firing as chief designer for Christian Dior was announced Tuesday, just days after he was suspended from Dior.
March 1, 2011 | 8:55 am
February 27, 2011 | 11:05 pm
1. DO be impeccable, appropriate, and delightful. Colin Firth, always understated, accepting for Best Actor, “I have a feeling my career has just peaked.” You just can’t help rooting for him.
2. DON’T get too excited and lose control of yourself. Spontaneity is important but...
February 6, 2011 | 9:09 pm
I saw “Black Swan,” Saturday night. As I left the theatre, I felt like throwing-up, and wondered, What would possess Darren Aronofsky to make this film!
It is the story of a ballerina, who loses her mind in her obsessive drive for perfection, a mother’s smothering love as she...
January 17, 2011 | 2:35 pm
Don’t be afraid to speak the truth – Ricky Gervais for calling everyone, especially the Hollywood Foreign Press, on their s***. Some people may not be liking him right now, but I thought he was fantastic (well, for the most part), and made the show interesting.
December 30, 2010 | 9:28 am
Actress Natalie Portman, who is expecting her first child, announced she will marry the baby’s father.
The Israeli-American actress, 29, is expecting the baby with her fiancée, New York Ballet dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied, 33, according to an announcement her...
December 14, 2010 | 5:01 pm
“The King’s Speech”—which today snagged seven Golden Globe Awards nominations, the most of any contending film – is the brainchild of British screenwriter and nominee David Seidler, whose flight from the Nazis and Jewish family trauma partly inspired the movie. Other...
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My flight from New York City to Utah for the 2010 Sundance Film Festival was overbooked and very bumpy. Betty Davis was nowhere in sight. Unlike yesterday’s U.S. Airways Express flight from NYC to Kentucky, on which the pilot became worried about a Jewish teenager wearing...
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Here’s a list from Scandalist:
o Maggie Gyllenhaal
o Scarlett Johannson
o Kate Hudson
o Amanda Bynes
o Michelle Trachtenberg
o Natalie Portman
o Mila Kunis
o Sarah Silverman
o Winona Ryder
o Brooke Burke
o Selma Blair
o Emmanuelle Chriqui
Pretty good list, I think.
It’s just missing one name— JewishJournal.com contributor Orit Arfa.
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A month before the release of her new film, "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones," Natalie Portman tackled a more terrestrial conflict: defending Israel.
The Jerusalem-born actress -- who plays Darth Vader's squeeze Padme Amidala -- objected in her Ivy League college newspaper...