Her hair is plaited evenly on both sides of her face, a quiet tribute. "You're lucky I didn't rock the bandanna, too." Afterward, we head for her favorite tearoom off campus.
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OK, everyone's seen boobs, but I just don't like being objectified. Her father told her that, in the photographs' aftermath, some of his colleagues, eyes raised appreciatively, would say to him, "Saw your daughter! Last year she got a call saying that Mc Intyre wanted to go out. I didn't want him to think I was going to, like, date him.
I don't go wagging my boobs around in people's faces. "Today's paper is used to pick up tomorrow's poop — right? ...""I mean, Patrick Swayze was sex for me," she says. It's all about the jaw."There were other fixations, such as New Kids on the Block. That's sort of sketchy when celebrities just call and ask you out."Portman would like to make plain that this clear-stated, sensible policy may be immediately jettisoned under certain circumstances."Hey, I mean, honestly, if it was Brad Pitt — which obviously is, like, a moot point, since he's, like, happily married to an amazing woman — if he called up, I'd be like, ' OK.' I'd ignore my boycott." found her playing kids who were preternaturally adult, not unlike herself. And then the teasing that goes on in adolescence sort of shuts that up, and that's when you learn humility."She had a bad time for a while.
Natalie and Britney were able to reminisce about this recently.I would never have been an actress if I weren't an only child, because my parents would never have let me be the star of the family at the expense of another child." It made her feel like her parents were her friends: "All through my childhood, I went to their parties. That makes Jude Law even sexier to me."He's very married, though, I say."I know," she says. I mean, I would never go after him at all...."he story of how Portman was discovered and became an actress involves her being approached in a Long Island pizza restaurant by someone looking to cast a Revlon campaign.I've known how to make believe that I'm an adult."hen Portman was eight, she gave up meat out of "respect for life." I point out to her that PETA has nominated her in its Internet poll of sexiest vegetarians (she has since won)."No way," she says. Portman didn't want to model, but she used the opportunity to get an acting agent.Right now, though, she is pushing the committee to choose Out Kast, while a student poll favors Dave Matthews.The 10 Best Movies of 2010At college, Portman finds that for the most part she is allowed to fit in quietly; that people are "sort of just unimpressed" that she is the actress chosen by czar George Lucas to play queen-turned-senator Padmé Amidala, future wife of Anakin Skywalker, in a trilogy of prequels to the most successful movie series of all time.