Will this feud -- and the associated lawsuits -- ever end??
Natalie Portman News Archive
Michael Jackson Wanted To Play Jar Jar Binks In Star Wars!? Find Out Why George Lucas Shot The Idea Down Here!
The way you make Meesah feel?
Jar Jar Binks is considered one of film's most disliked characters of all time. But the clumsy, babbling Gugan in the Star Wars prequel trilogy could have been way more appealing — because the character was almost played by Michael Jackson!
Ahmed Best, the actor who played Binks, revealed that the King of Pop expressed interest in playing the creature using prosthetics and makeup like in his Thriller video, but George Lucas shot down the idea!
Best attended one of MJ's concerts with Lucas and Natalie Portman. Best explained that when he met Jackson backstage, Lucas introduced him to the pop icon as "Jar Jar"!
The actor revealed that after the concert, Lucas explained the reasoning behind the peculiar introduction, saying:
Fall In Love With Natalie Portman's Stunning Harper's Bazaar Photos & Learn Her Thoughts On Red Carpet Sexism
So much romance!!!
This has to be one of the most beautiful and feminine covers and spreads we've ever seen, and Natalie Portman was the perfect choice for such a romantic shoot!
The newsstand cover features the 34-year-old giving good face in a pink dress with giant flowers in her hair, while the subscriber's cover has her looking like a goddess on a swing over the ocean.
But that's not all — there are several equally gorgeous shots in the editorial, which has a throwback feel with Natalie posing in a grand mansion, on a balcony, and next to one of those fancy-looking old cars.
And all her clothes are various shades of pink!
Aren't you just totally swooning right now?
The Oscar winner also talks about fashion and the #AskHerMore movement that encouraged reporters at award shows to ask actresses about more than just their dresses.
Natalie would actually like you to #AskHerLess:
Natalie Portman Gives A Moving Commencement Speech At Her Alma Mater Of Harvard! Listen To The Actress' Inspirational Words HERE!
We totally forgot that Natalie Portman graduated from Harvard in 2003! Talk about impressive!
On Wednesday, Natalie gave a very inspirational commencement speech at her alma mater, citing her experiences on the set of Black Swan as a motivational anecdote.
Portman explained how she initially felt "woefully unprepared" for the film's role but persevered on regardless, saying:
"The point is, if I had known my own limitations, I never would have taken the risk. And the risk led to one of my greatest personal and professional achievements."
Woot! We're so glad the actress took on the role — she wouldn't have won the Oscar, met her now husband, or even had her adorable son!!
Check out Nat's speech in full (below)!
Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, And Emily Blunt Will Make Your Jaw Drop On The Red Carpet In Cannes
Nobody would dare to turn this trio away, even if they had on Uggs!
Regardless of footwear, all three women were the epitome of glamour!
With her delicate frame and big doe eyes, Natalie was like a wood nymph in a jade green Lanvin gown with V-neckline and loosely tied sash around her waist.
Cate was as queenly as ever in a STUNNING Armani Privé gown with beaded embellishments and a dramatic bow detail — she's too good for this world!
Finally, Emily hit the red carpet in a Stella McCartney fully beaded, long-sleeved gown that looked glued to her gorgeous figure!
Who's your fave???
[Image via Getty Images.]
Don't you just love Cannes??
The brunette beauty arrived the A Tale Of Love And Darkness photo call on Sunday in a semi-sheer Rodarte dress showing off her little black panties!
It's not an easy look to pull off, but she does so with ease thanks to a chic pair of Dior sandals and perfect updo!
But not everything was going so well for Naomi just the day earlier.
The whole ensem feels kind of thrown together, don't U think??
Better luck next time, girlie!
[Image via Pacific Coast News Online.]
All of the movie roles go to Natalie Portman!
Now, the Oscar winner is set to play another historical figure — Jackie Kennedy for the upcoming biopic Jackie!
The story will follow the iconic first lady right after the assassination of her husband, President John. F. Kennedy. Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky is set to produce the film.
We think that Portman is an excellent choice to play the first lady at the time when she lost the love of her life but won the love of a nation!
Do U think the actress is a good choice for the role?
Lupita Nyong'o Twirls Into The Spotlight While Natalie Portman Poses Like A Stunning Statue At Cannes!
These ladies know how to make an entrance!
Obviously, it's easy to see why!
Rocking a flowing green Gucci gown with floral accents, Lupita twirled for photogs just to show off its beauty.
We love how much she loves her dress! And her Chopard jewels are to-die-for!
We doubt any expense was spared for this duo!
SO worth it!
[Image via Getty Images.]