16 June 2011

Academy award-winning actress Natalie Portman gives birth

Natalie Portman has given birth to a baby boy.

Portman and fiancé Benjamin Millepied announced their engagement in December of 2010 at the same time they revealed the 30-year-old actress was expecting.

Portman and Millepied met on the set of Black Swan, the film in which she earned her recent Oscar, where she was the leading lady and Millepied was choreographer.

Portman has been a vocal vegan and animal rights activist, who reverted to a vegetarian diet while pregnant.

Karyn Pyle | @natureconspires
When her son was born, Karyn began a journey of researching the impact of our daily choices on our children, the earth and its inhabitants. Now a campaigner of safe food practices and animal rights; while studying holistic medicine, she writes about her passions of organic and eco living and the ethical treatment of animals. Follow Karyn at Natures Conspiracy and Facebook.

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