Natalie Portman Engaged and Expecting

NEW YORK – Natalie Portman is pregnant with her first child and is engaged to Benjamin Millepied, the choreographer of “Black Swan.” A publicist for Portman confirmed Monday that the couple are engaged and expecting, but declined to give any further details. People magazine first reported the news. The 29-year-old actress and Millepied, a well-regarded […]

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Stars React to Nominations for Golden Globe Awards

Reactions to nominations for the 68th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, Calif.: “I’ve had dreams of getting nominated for things so much that I have to make sure that I’m actually awake. But then it was great when I realized it was actually happening.” — Chris Colfer of “Glee” on his […]

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‘King’s Speech’ Leads Globes with 7 Nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. The British monarchy tale “The King’s Speech” led Golden Globe contenders Tuesday with seven nominations, including best drama and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush. Other best-drama nominees were the psychosexual dance thriller “Black Swan,” the boxing saga “The Fighter,” the sci-fi blockbuster “Inception” and the Facebook […]

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‘Black Swan’ Earns 12 Critics’ Choice Nominations

BY: DAVID GERMAIN LOS ANGELES – Natalie Portman’s ballet drama “Black Swan” led contenders Monday for the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards with a record 12 nominations, among them best picture and actress. Other best-picture nominees were the survival story “127 Hours,” the boxing saga “The Fighter,” the sci-fi smash “Inception,” the British monarchy tale “The […]

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