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Originally posted 08/05/2012 01:30PM
Here comes the bride!
Natalie Portman said "I do" on Saturday night to her fiancé of two years, French dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied, on the scenic central California coast of Big Sur, a source confirms to PEOPLE.
Surrounded by family (even 14-month-old son Aleph!) and friends, including Ivanka Trump and Macaulay Culkin, the pair exchanged vows after dark in a Jewish ceremony at a private home facing the ocean.
The Oscar winner, 31, first met Millepied, 35, on the set of Black Swan in the fall of 2009. He worked as a choreographer on the film and the two started to date during the shoot. By December 2010, the couple announced they were engaged and expecting their first child.
Originally posted 05/25/2012 05:35PM
A is for ... adorable!
Natalie Portman was happy to lend a helping hand – or two – to her son Aleph during a recent playground visit in Los Angeles.
First-time mom Portman, 30, steadied her barefoot son at the top of a slide and held his hand as they walked through the sand earlier this week.
Originally posted 05/01/2012 05:55AM
Natalie Portman didn't let her baby son Aleph out of sight on Saturday when she took him out while she grabbed lunch with another woman at Serafina Fabulous Pizza in New York City.
The Oscar winner kept her little one on her lap the entire meal, feeding him a few bites and waiting for him to fall asleep before she began eating her own meal, a salad.
An onlooker tells PEOPLE Portman was "doting on him the entire time."
– Charlotte Triggs
Originally posted 02/27/2012 04:30PM
Did Natalie Portman slyly reveal big news before more than 1 billion TV viewers?
On Sunday night's 84th Academy Awards, the actress appeared to be wearing a wedding ring set as she clutched an envelope onstage.
And her French fiancé, Black Swan choreographer Benjamin Millepied, was photographed with a band on his wedding finger.
Originally posted 02/21/2012 11:00AM
For nine seasons, Top Chef fans have known Gail Simmons to be a thoughtful and incisive judge, a dessert enthusiast (she does host Top Chef: Just Desserts, after all) and a friendly, familiar face.
But for Simmons, being a TV personality was never in the cards. In fact, after graduating from college in Montreal, neither was a career in food – initially.
In her new book, Talking with My Mouth Full: My Life as a Professional Eater, Simmons shares "the story of my life – so far – and the mentors and the adventures I've had along the way," as she tells it in her warm, conversational voice.
Originally posted 01/14/2012 06:00PM
An embarrassment of dishes: The nominees of this year's Golden Globes have three courses of deliciousity to feast upon, thanks to the Beverly Hilton's executive hotel chef, Suki Sugiura, and executive pastry chef Thomas Henzi.
The evening's culinary fireworks kick off with pistachio-crusted pistou ravioli with wild arugula, smoked tomato, kabocha compote and burrata cheese.
Originally posted 12/21/2011 05:55AM
Apparently you're never too young for a little ballet: Natalie Portman and 6-month old son Aleph attended the premiere of Benjamin Millepied's latest pieces at the Opera de Lyon in Lyon, France. The two came in "just after the curtain," a theatergoer tells us, "and stood in the aisle by the back row." Portman was holding her son and he was smiling and gazing at the stage. Afterward, the casually-dressed actress brought her son backstage to congratulate his father. – Peter Mikelbank
Originally posted 10/21/2011 09:35AM
Baby Aleph is quite the jet-setter!
Natalie Portman and fiancé Benjamin Millepied, who reside in New York City, have already taken their 4-month-old son on a tour of Paris, and now he's getting a look at sunny California.
The Oscar-winning actress, 30, held tight to Aleph, who was dressed for fall in a green onesie, out to a friend's home in Hollywood on Thursday.
The blue-eyed kid, who was born in June, was named for the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
His parents met while filming ballerina thriller Black Swan.
Originally posted 09/13/2011 10:00AM
Originally posted 08/17/2010 10:00AM
Did she work up an appetite? Rumer Willis, dressed casually in a Market T-shirt, headed out to lunch with a pal at Urth Caffe in West Hollywood – then enjoyed a walk in Runyon Canyon with Ashton Kutcher and their dogs. At lunch, the starlet was in "chipper spirits," an onlooker says.
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