People have been waiting to see Natalie Portman naked ever since she made her on screen debut across from Jean Reno in Leon (a.k.a. The Professional). Noooooooo! I did not just say that. She was twelve in that movie. That’s definitely not what I meant.
What I meant to say is that people have been waiting to see Natalie Portman naked for an appropriate amount of time in relation to her age. Let’s see, she was born in 1981, which means she turned 18 in 1999 and according to IMDB (did you guys here the closed the IMDB message boards?) she was doing Star Wars Episode One around that time, so people have been waiting to see Natalie Portman naked ever since Phantom Menace.
Sigh, that sentence sounded so much better when it was a good movie.
Anyhow, point is Natalie Portman is a woman people would like to see naked, but she’s never been the kind of actress who’s into gratuitous nudity. It’s not like she’s been clothed from head to toe all her adult life. We’ve seem one or two nip slip and then there’s that time she was sunbathing on a beach topless, but that’s pretty much it as far as boobs go.
As for her ass, we saw her ass cheeks in Closer, or did we? Natalie is rumored to have used a body double in Closer, as well as Your Highness and Goya’s Ghost, all of which showed glimpses of Portman’s bum cheeks.
Like I said, Portman is not a fan of onscreen nudity. There is only one exception to that rule and it’s the very quick (blink and you’ll miss it) shot of Natalie’s naked-but-covered bod in Wes Anderson’s short Hotel Chevalier.
Portman who hasn’t had a significant or, you know, a good role since Black Swan has a new movie coming out where you can see her lying face down on a beach in the nude. All the naughty bits are covered, but we can finally say Natalie Portman has appeared nude in a film.
Everyone go see Planetarium STAT or save yourself the trouble and check out the photo gallery below!
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