Skip to comments.Feminist Writer Tries to Put New Mother Natalie Portman in Her Place
Posted on 03/04/2011 1:29:18 AM PST by Walter Scott Hudson
The last time NewsRealBlog checked in on Natalie Portman, the actress was selling some new, decidedly-PC ideas about sex and love. But since her appearance at the Academy Awards accepting the Best Actress award for Black Swan, Portman has found herself on the other side of the feminist divide. LifeNews.com reports that part of her speech didnt sit well with everyone:
After thanking fellow nominees, her parents, and the directors past and present who guided her career, Portman saved her concluding praise for my beautiful love, dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied.The problem, according to Salons Mary Elizabeth Williams:
Then, as if to underscore how the bright and promising career and the accolades shes received up to that very moment paled in comparison, a visibly pregnant Portman thanked Millepied for giving her the most important role of my life.
At the time, the comment jarred me, as it does every time anyone refers to motherhood as the most important thing a woman can possibly do, she wrote today. But the reason why didnt hit until I saw the ever razor sharp Lizzie Skurnick comment on Twitter today that, Like, my garbageman could give you your greatest role in life, too, lady.
When youre pregnant, especially for the first time, there are a lot of amazed and awed moments in between the heartburn and insomnia. But is motherhood really a greater role than being secretary of state or a justice on the Supreme Court? Is reproduction automatically the greatest thing Natalie Portman will do with her life? Williams wondered [ ]
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Gawd, women are mean.
She meant her greatest role in life will be that of being a mother to a precious child that she will love with all her heart and if you witches don’t know how to comprehend that very obvious fact of nature then you deserve much pity. Biatches!
Icky, bitter, femi-nazis.
“...and, the award for best supporting ‘Elitist Narcissist’ goes to... Mary Elizabeth Williams!”
Feminist? Let’s be more precise. Lesbian. Which explains why she feels she has to denigrate motherhood. I don’t know who hurt you, Honey, but you need to forgive and stop hurting others.
I wonder if Mary Elizabeth Williams wishes her mother had done something different.
The only point of agreement I have with these people is how much they hate themselves. It’s really okay with me if they all skip the parenthood role
Hey, lady (using the term loosely). FYI, being a (decent) father is the most important thing a man can possibly do.
How again is such a concept sexist?
Lol! I'll bet you and I BOTH wish she had!
They regard it as sexist because they do not value parenthood or a concept of family.
I don’t have children. But I am fully in agreement that having and raising children correctly is the most valuable thing a couple can do.
And I am all for erecting that pedestal of respect and appreciation, paying for it to be constructed to help them raise their children, and helping parents get up onto that pedestal.
I think there is something seriously wrong with these feminist commentators. Sad.
That is the key part right there. People like Williams see the bearing and raising of children as simple reproduction, a utilitarian bovine device and function, much like mixing ingredients for a loaf of bread and putting it in the oven.
I think it is as if they boil down and absolutely define the writing of Hamlet to the to the physical act of touching a pen to paper, the absorption/drying of ink and binding into a book.
How sad for people like her that they miss the point. I do believe there is a huge reservoir of self-hate in these people, and a complete void of joy and happiness.
Left wing feminists are the most demented and evil monsters in the entire history of humanity. They cannot even comprehend the idea of caring about someone other than themselves. Only power has meaning to them.
I will not refer to these things as people.
Liberals believe parenthood is like the free market, too unstable, too full of winners and losers, too dependent on the individual.
That is why it takes a “village”, why we need gov’t to tell us what to feed our children, why we need centralized education, etc, etc.
But, make no mistake, Natalie Portman is a liberal and will probably renounce her statement.
So what's wrong with garbagemen, lady? Some great gentlemen are same.
And also a few great women. The sister of my neighbor drove a garbage truck most of her life. There are few as naturally well-disposed and, well, full of natural happiness as she is.
Capital ‘P’ Pride. The absolute root of all evil and the very sin that caused the fall of Adam and Eve; on display here. These people believe they are their own gods. These are grave sinners in need of prayer and their own repentance.
It’s sick out there and getting sicker! -Bob Grant
Portman’s annoying voice and demeanor is one of the things that made Star Wars Phantom Menace unwatchable. But that was a nice statement.
1. It is a GOOD thing that some people will not reproduce.
2. It’s a shame that Ms. Portman is not married to the father of her child, at least according to IMDB.com.
the garbage man quip... shows exactly how elitist these people are.
Yes. She's an actress by trade.
Lizzie’s garbageman has better taste than to help Lizzie get pregnant.
I couldn’t agree more! A woman SHOULD be married to ‘the beautiful love of her life’ and father of her child.
Who is your daddy, Mary Elizabeth Williams?
Are you sure?
Saying parenthood is your most important role in life is an acknowledgment that there are things bigger and more important than yourself.
Nothing one person can achieve in their time can surmount the possible accomplishments of their posterity in the future.
...... IF you do it right!
“Nothing one person can achieve in their time can surmount the possible accomplishments of their posterity in the future... if you do it right”.
Fabulous! Personally I believe that being a parent is the greatest job in the world. Hopefully when all is said and done, I will have raised three beautiful children into productive, caring, law abiding adults. Granted, I don’t have plaques on my wall but I do have colorful drawings on my fridge. I don’t drive a fancy car but a used SUV with goldfish, M&M’s, and old fries in it. My wardrobe isn’t from New York but from Penney’s. When the Lord calls me Home, I can go knowing that I left the world a little better. “The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world”. IMHO
Later he is talking about money and his career and fame and fortune and he concluded “I don't need that sh*t! I got VALUABLE things - like a necklace made out of macaroni!”
Truer words have rarely been spoken!
She’s just as idiotic as Huckster on Portman, just from the other side of the fence.
Jealousy is a very ugly thing.
I’d bet good money that the authoer of this also hates Sarah Palin for not aborting Trig, although they might not put it that way exactly.
LOL! It was bad.
I just don’t get the whole “Natalie Portman is hot” thing....she ain’t my bag.....
I like this quote.
Me too! The priorities of some people are out of whack.
What are the chances Portman and Millepied will be hands-on parents, as opposed to their hired help doing the bulk of childcare?
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