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‘My First Fan Mail Was a R*pe Fantasy’: Natalie Portman Reveals Horrible Truth of Becoming an Actor at the Age of 13

Natalie Portman is an Israeli-born American actress. She has had an extensive career in film since her teenage years. The actress has revealed that stardom is not all fame and success when she revealed that her first fan mail was a r*pe fantasy. Soon to be reprising the role of Jane Foster in the movie “Thor: Love and Thunder”, Natalie Portman speaks up about her experience of being a child actor.

Natalie Portman’s reaction to her first fan mail

Natalie Portman

She is an amazing actress who started her career in her early teen years. She made her acting debut in “Leon: The Professional” when she was just 13 years old. Working in the film industry where all actors/actresses are put on a pedestal to look good for the camera, comes with its own cons. Natalie was exposed to this disturbing side of fame at the early age of 13 when she received her first fan mail. Instead of praising her acting or anything of that sort, it turned out to be a r*pe fantasy.

I excitedly opened my first fan mail to read a r*pe fantasy that a man had written to me.” Natalie stated. “A countdown was started on my local radio show to my 18th birthday, euphemistically the date that I would be legal to sleep with. Movie reviewers talked about my budding breasts in reviews.” she further said.

Natalie speaking out for other celebs facing similar issues

Natalie Portman tells a story about being sexualized in movie reviews of her first film after she turned 13 years old during the Women’s March in Los Angeles.

The actress speaking up about these abhorrent acts was not meant to victimize herself. It was to bring light onto the entire industry as she was not the only one to face such a scenario. “I understood very quickly, even as a 13-year-old, that if I were to express myself s*xually, I would feel unsafe and that men would feel entitled to discuss and objectify my body to my great discomfort.

This sentence can easily be interpreted for those celebs who have faced similar issues such as Selena Gomez, Millie Bobby Brown, Britney Spears, Megan Fox, and Billie Eilish who have also spoken up about this behavior.

Also Read: ‘It was so hard to enjoy’: Winona Ryder Warns Millie Bobby Brown Against Perils of Stardom After Stranger Things Fame

Upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder movie to have Natalie Portman representing Mighty Thor

Natalie Portman as Might Thor

Natalie reprises her role as Jane Foster in the upcoming MCU film “Thor: Love And Thunder”. However, this version of Jane Foster will be a lot more battle-hardened as she takes on the mantle of Thor. The trailer even shows that she would be wielding Mjolnir, granting her the power of Thor. Will she be just as powerful if not more than Chris Hemsworth’s Thor is yet to be seen.

Source: Koimoi

Also Read: ‘I’m really trying to just impress my kids’: Natalie Portman Reveals She Agreed to Return For Thor 4 as Mighty Thor Only For Her Kids

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Dylan Jobe
Dylan Jobe

Dylan Jobe is a content writer for Animated Times. He is currently doing his Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication. Dylan is what one would call a fandom nerd. He keeps up with anime, Marvel, and DC. His knowledge of shows includes Supernatural, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and The Good Place, among others. His articles are mainly celebrity based. As of now, he is working on a personal novel which he hopes to publish soon. He is patiently building his skills to become a movie critic one day.

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