Natalie Portman was born in Jerusalem, but she grew up in the U.S., and graduated from Harvard. She now lives in Paris.

And she is still very, very upset about Netanyahu’s re-election. (Before the election, she cut an ad for Netanyahu’s opponent.)

She considers herself “quite leftist.”

While in Los Angeles last week, she made some pointed remarks in an in-depth interview.

Not sure what to make of her comments, but I do wish she would just shut up and act.

Via Hollywood Reporter: Natalie Portman Sounds Off on Israel, Netanyahu, French Anti-Semitism and the “False Idol” of Oscar

….On Benjamin Netanyahu, newly re-elected as prime minister of Israel, the country of her birth: “I’m very much against Netanyahu. Against. I am very, very upset and disappointed that he was re-elected. I find his racist comments horrific….

(She is referring to Netanyahu’s Election Day warning that Israeli Arabs were voting in large numbers.)

…she’s been fearless in proclaiming her Jewishness, even though she now lives in a country where anti-Semitism is terrifyingly on the rise. I ask if Portman feels nervous about being Jewish in Paris. “Yes,” she says, “but I’d feel nervous being a black man in this country….


CinemaBlend: Natalie Portman To Play Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg In Biopic

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  1. Rob_W says:

    Wait until she hears about the British election.

  2. Alain41 says:

    Umm, Ms. Portman, the reason why places like Harvard complain about microagressions is because there are no examples of racism like the violent antisemitism in France. Show me where Palestine elects a Jew to its highest office and then we can discuss possible equivalence of U.S. racism.

  3. dennisl59 says:

    Just added Portman to my short list of the priviledged 1%’er ‘celebrities’ that I could care less about their opinion about anything. She joins Madonna, Lena Dunham, Gwyneth Paltrow, and the Insect Queen Bi*** of All: Hanoi Jane.

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  4. Dave says:

    Shut up and act.

  5. midget says:

    The real Black Swan.

  6. tamcat says:

    Natalie is in LA LA Land on and off screen.

  7. SwiftJustice2020 says:

    See, Mrs. Portman, black men are not targeted in France for their ethnicity as say the Jewish people are. May I remind you the rise of antisemitism against the Jews is in part tied to the Palestinians and their sympathizers. You may not like Netanyahu, but you must admit to the fears he has as the Prime Minister against the people/nations that are against the existence of a Jewish state.

  8. George says:

    And yet she’s been tapped to Play … RUTH BADER GINSBERG in her biopic… so there’s no question… her IQ is somewhat lower than her Bra SIZE!!!

  9. ancientwrrior says:

    This just shows you that bozo’s come in all sizes, shapes, colors and genders. It doesn’t matter if you are attractive or not. An airhead is an airhead, and stupid cannot be fixed.

  10. SoCalGal says:

    She’s an idiot. Good riddance, stay in Paris for all anybody cares.

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