Natalie Portman Won't Attend Oscars, Spirit Awards Due to Pregnancy

27 February, 2017, 00:58 | Author: Kristopher Anderson

The 35-year-old star released a statement saying that she would no longer be attending the Oscars, or the Independent Spirit Awards, due to her pregnancy. "I feel so lucky to be honored among the other nominees and wish them the most handsome weekend". In the film she plays Jackie Kennedy as she deals with the immediate aftermath of the assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy.

But the actress is no stranger to gracing the Oscars red carpet while pregnant.

Portman and her husband who was her Black Swan co-star Benjamin Millepied, have been married since 2012. The couple already has a 5-year-old son named Aleph.

While fans are happy for the stork's arrival anytime soon, they were fervently hoping for Portman to show up despite her pregnancy. The actress canceled her coming to the Oscars.

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Nominated alongside Portman for the Academy Award for Best Actress are Huppert and Negga as well as Meryl Streep for Florence Foster Jenkins and Emma Stone for La La Land. Hence, the film is also a strong contender for the "Best Editing", "Best Feature", and "Best Director" categories.

Natalie added this about the election of Donald Trump.

Like Marion Cotillard, Natalie Portman is about to give birth.

One best actress Oscar nominee won't be at the ceremony if she wins the award.

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