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  • Natalie Portman visits her roots

    After a short stint in France visiting Benjamin’s family, the Portman-Millipied clan (including baby Alef!) enjoyed a week-long vacation in Israel. According to Ynet news, the couple stayed at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem and traveled throughout the country, including Tel Aviv and the Dead Sea. Portman was spotted leaving a note at the… More ▸

  • This week’s Weekly Sizzle!

    Each week, 6 Degrees No Bacon, the Jewish celebrity blog, brings you the Weekly Sizzle, the six most interesting Jewish celebrity stories featuring commentary from our devoted correspondents. This week’s stories: 1. Natalie Portman to appear on a PETA postage stamp 2. Drake talks about Jewish Rappers 3. Amar’e Stoudemire teaches Hebrew, for real. 4. After LeBron, Kobe shoots… More ▸

  • Natalie Portman to appear on a PETA postage stamp

    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is an organization that strives to get attention by showing how many famous people don’t eat animals or wear fur, and this time they chose a form of communication used daily by all of us: postage stamps. A new campaign, which will be launched tomorrow, features famous vegetarians throughout history,… More ▸

  • Benjamin Millepied retires from the New York City Ballet

    Natalie Portman’s fiance (and baby daddy) Benjamin Millepied just announced his retirement from the New York City Ballet where he had been a principal ,dancer since 2002. The French-born dancer, who is 34, recently became a father when Portman gave birth to the couple’s son, Aleph. Does this mean that Millipied will become a stay-at-home… More ▸

  • Natalie Portman and first Baby Aleph sighting!

    Natalie Portman and fiance Benjamin Millepied were spotted in public for the first time with their new baby, Aleph. The three were walking around the streets of Paris this week. Portman and Millepied seemed to be very loving and admiring of the little one. Earlier this month, we reported that Natalie is considering a long… More ▸

  • Natalie to retire? Send her an AARP card!

    Last week we “reported” (and by that I mean we “re-reported” since this is the nature of blogging) that Natalie Portman was considering taking the lead role in Adaline, which is about a woman stops aging after a freak accident. This part would’ve had her playing mom to Angela Lansbury. I was super stoked. Had… More ▸

  • Natalie Portman coming out of maternity leave

    Just this week, the first photos of a post-pregnancy Natalie Portman were spread across the interwebs (though she left little Aleph at home with her ballet dancer baby daddy, Benjamin Millepied), which means it’s now time to start speculating about her next career move. According to People, Portman has been offered the lead in the… More ▸

  • Friends With No Strings: Mila Kunis and Natalie Portman’s Lessons in Casual Sex

    When the media blitz began over a month ago for the new romantic comedy “Friends With Benefits,” starring Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake, many were probably wondering – didn’t the same exact film come out in January?
    Why yes, yes it did. Six months ago it was called “No Strings Attached” and featured Natalie Portman, Kunis’ costar in “Black Swan,” and everyone’s favorite faux trucker, Ashton Kutcher.
    While it is hardly unusual for Hollywood to take a good idea, drag it into an alley at gunpoint and beat it until it loses whatever charm it originally possessed, what is worth noting about this particular pair of films about casual sex is that the two lady leads are played by a pair of famously Jewish actresses. This begs the question – when it comes sex, what’s Jew(ess) got to do with it? More ▸