In February 2016, we learned – quite suddenly – that Benjamin Millepied had left his position as dance director of the Opera de Paris. While it’s true that all of us blogging gossip-mongers normally don’t follow the comings and goings of the ballet world, Millepied’s exit was international news for several reasons. The biggest reason is that he’s married to Natalie Portman, and she had made such a big deal about moving to France with Benjamin and how the French were so much better than … read more

—Reese Witherspoon met Santa Claus at the Baby2Baby Holiday Playdate presented by Tiny Prints at The Grove in L.A. —Emma Roberts wore the Mackage Kadalina light down jacket with fur trimmed collar in black while shopping with Evan Peters in NYC.
—Rita Ora celebrated the launch of Le Marché Bleu, hosted by Grey Goose and Julia Restoin Roitfeld, in NYC.
—Anderson Cooper and Kelly Ripa co-hosted the 10th annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute to honor people who are changing the world in NYC.
—Channing … read more

Oh, baby! Natalie Portman set the record straight and pointed out during her visit to the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon that she is not as pregnant as she looks. 
“It’s funny because I’m a small person in general and you show a lot faster and a lot more when you’re small,” the 35-year-old actress, expecting her second child with husband Benjamin Millepied, explained to host Jimmy Fallon during her Tuesday, November 29, appearance. “Everyone thinks I’m about to pop and about to give birth … read more


Natalie Portman’s Hannukah is going to get a bit of Christmas cheer this year and she can’t wait. The Jackie star stopped by The Tonight Show where she revealed that for the first time in her life, her parents are planning to buy a Christmas tree. “I celebrate Hanukkah, I’m Jewish, but my husband’s [Benjamin Millepied] family celebrates Christmas,” Portman explained to host Jimmy Fallon. “So we usually do Hanukkah at ours and Christmas at theirs. But this year it’s the same time, … read more

Natalie Portman opens up about playing iconic First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy in the upcoming drama Jackie, her thoughts on being an artist and a woman, and more. In an interview with New York magazine, Portman admitted in playing Jackie Kennedy, she became nostalgic for films of the ’50s and ’60s. They “have such strong female roles all the time,” citing Sunset Boulevard and Marnie. “Even if they’ll make the occasional sexist comment, they still have a central woman character who … read more

Here are some of the news stories that you may have missed today, featuring Martha Stewart, Orlando Bloom, Michelle Yeoh and more.
A Martha Stewart Living folding chair almost did in a woman who just wanted to sit … so she claims in a new lawsuit. [TMZ]
Orlando Bloom is still rocking the blonde hair. See the pics! [Lainey Gossip]
Star Trek: Discovery has found its first star! Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon‘s Michelle Yeoh is set to headline the CBS All Access series, Nicholas Meyer just confirmed … read more

Last year, The Hollywood Reporter blatantly stated that every woman featured in its Actress Roundtable issue was white, explaining, “The awful truth is that there are no minority actresses in genuine contention for an Oscar this year.” The letter to readers was necessary, especially after the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. In 2015, every person nominated in the four major Academy Award acting categories was white. And once again, in 2016, not a single actor of color was up for an award. But it … read more

Natalie Portman is Jacqueline Kennedy.
Her work as the former first lady in Jackie has award season pundits (correctly) predicting big things for Ms. Portman.
The film follows the hours and days following JFK’s assassination.
“It was wild because she’s such an iconic figure and I’ve never really thought of myself as looking like her particularly,” Portman told me last night at the movie’s gala screening at AFI Fest presented by Audi when I asked about seeing herself for the first time as Jackie. … read more

Natalie Portman is getting lots of Oscar buzz for her work starring as Jackie Kennedy in the upcoming drama Jackie.
“You dream about when you make something having people connect to it and relate to it so when the finished product is out [and] people really connect to it emotionally it’s exactly what you dream about,” Portman told E! News last night the New York Film Festival premiere of the Pablo Larraín-directed film.
Jackie follows the first lady during the days after Pres. Kennedy was assassinated.
“I … read more

She’s always a vision on the red carpet. 
And pregnant Natalie Portman kept up with appearances on Sunday night as she attended the Jackie screening at Toronto Film Festival.
Natalie, 35, who is reportedly expecting her second child with French husband, Benjamin Millepied but is yet to comment publicly on the news, hid her growing baby bump beneath a billowy dress. The frock featured a sheer fabric over a cute white slip as she styled her hair in gentle curls. 
The day before, Natalie and Lily-Rose … read more

Natalie Portman and Lily-Rose Depp’s festival world tour made its latest stop at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday night for the premiere of their new film, Planetarium. The actresses, who play sisters in the film, have been on a globetrotting promotional tour after screening Planetarium just days ago at the Venice Film Festival. The Oscar winner, whom PEOPLE confirmed is pregnant with her second child, looked elegant at the TIFF screening in a floral patterned cream frock. Depp, … read more

Natalie Portman and Lily-Rose Depp’s festival world tour made its latest stop at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday night for the premiere of their new film, Planetarium. The actresses, who play sisters in the film, have been on a globetrotting promotional tour after screening Planetarium just days ago at the Venice Film Festival. The Oscar winner, whom PEOPLE confirmed is pregnant with her second child, looked elegant at the TIFF screening in a floral patterned cream frock. Depp, … read more

It’s not that Natalie Portman didn’t have plenty on her plate. She just didn’t have any use for the public eye while she was feasting on the good life.
The Oscar winner returned to promotional circulation this summer on behalf of her feature directorial debut, the Hebrew-language A Tale of Love and Darkness, and with two more new movies screening on the festival circuit, she is once again a fixture on red-carpet watch lists after what feels like a good long while.
And…surprise! She happens to be … read more

Natalie Portman walked the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival for the second night in a row on Thursday. And unlike Wednesday night’s premiere of Jackie, Natalie didn’t even try to hide her very obvious second-trimester bump. Yes, Natalie Portman is pregnant. There’s no hard-and-fast confirmation from Natalie’s rep or Natalie herself, but People Magazine is “confirming” that she is knocked up, in case you don’t believe your eyes. Shall I do a little “I told you so” dance? I … read more

US Weekly reports actress is expecting second child with Benjamin Millepied    She shares a five-year-old son with her French husband, Benjamin Millepied.
And on Thursday, Natalie Portman, 35, unveiled her baby bump in a figure-hugging white gown at the Planetarium movie premiere at the Venice Film Festival, on Thursday as it was reported she is expecting a second child.
Several sources confirmed the happy news to US Weekly and E! News and Natalie appeared in high spirits as she posed for … read more