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Women’s Day | Natalie Portman Appreciates TIME Magazine

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Actress Natalie Portman is appreciating Time Magazine for their special project with a feminist spin to it, that they showcased on this International Women’s Day. What was the new spin and why does it deserve so much credit? We’ll update you. Keep reading to find out.

TIME Magazine project women who helped shaped the world

TIME magazine’s new project has featured influential and powerful women who helped shape the world in the last 100 years. In these 100 years, only 11 women people had been honored as TIME ‘Person Of The Year’. But this year, the magazine took a step to re-do it, with more recognition for the women. In fact, up till 1999, it used to be ‘Man Of The Year.’

In addition to the original covers, TIME created 89 new covers featuring and recognizing all those women who ‘should’ have been there.

Princess Diana, Jacqueline Kennedy, Beyonce, Ruth Bader Ginsburg are among the women who are now on the list. Authors JK Rowling and Toni Morrison have also made their way on the covers. And Ellen DeGeneres is now on it, too.

More than 600 women were nominees. The project was conceived with the help of filmmaker Alma Har’el.

Natalie Portman’s contribution and appreciation for TIMES

Actress Natalie Portman contributed to the project by writing about Jacqueline Kennedy, First Lady of the United States and 1962’s honoree. This was fitting as Natalie Portman had also played the role of her in 216 historical drama Jackie (2016).

Natalie also took to her Instagram to give TIME Magazine their due credit for this entire project.

She appreciated the magazine for honoring the 100 women who had changed history through their influence and work.

Thank you @time @alma.harel for bringing these 100 women to the forefront of history! What an inspiring way to honor so many women who changed history, only to be written out of it.

She also added how happy she was to be able to write about Jackie Kennedy.

Also, grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the write-up on Jackie Kennedy — @time’s 1962 woman of the year. #internationalwomensday

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