I'm not sure how many of you guys out there are Natalie Portman fans but I sure am one of them. Not only is she a risk taker in the roles she plays in films made in Hollywood (or Independently made), she also speaks fluent Hebrew and is a great supporter of Democratic causes.
I remember when Portman was a supporter of John Kerry back in 2004. She went on ABC's Good Morning America and was told by Diane Sawyer, "Now if I'm gonna talk to you, you're gonna have to hold flowers here in front of the John Kerry (T-shirt). We can't just have John Kerry the whole time. Who do we bring in for equal time?"
Natalie replied back, " 'Come on, you've got (Bill O'Reilly's) The O'Reilly Factor. That's on television; that evens it out!... "I love John Kerry! I just think he has the perfect combination of compassion and intelligence and composure under pressure and I'm just a huge fan.' "
(By the way, I can't embed the video on Natalie Portman's website. Anyone want to do the honors at some other source?)
Well, Natalie Portman is back in the game again and this time, she's got a message:
Give it up for Padme Amidala, mother of Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia!
Oops, Natalie Portman. Sorry!
3:41 PM PT: By the way, my personal favorite Natalie Portman film is "Garden State." I'm sorry but I really fell in love with Portman's character of Sam.