Natalie Portman Had No Female Friends Before #MeToo Movement
Actress Natalie Portman has claimed that before the #MeToo movement, she had no female friends in Hollywood. And that although she had been in the industry for so long, she never had any friendships. But with #MeToo, women came closer to one another. And that now women are sharing power and information with one another to benefit them together. She has credited this achievement to movements like #TimesUp and #MeToo. And well, that’s just another thing that we should be grateful to these movements for!
How Did #MeToo Bring About Friendships?
Natalie Portman says that she has been in Hollywood when she was just a youngster. But she never had any female friends in the industry. But recently, she moved on to develop some, and the actress has credited the #MeToo movement for it.
In a cover story that was published by Vanity Fair on Tuesday, Natalie Portman discussed how isolating Hollywood used to be for her. For the past 25 years in the acting line, and she had no female friends. And that both movements #TimesUp and #MeToo did more than just help overthrow powerful sexual harassers. They brought close women, and now they are actively gathering. She claimed that women were getting more powerful as they shared information that helped ensure their safety, productivity and success in Hollywood. Natalie Portman also added that previously, she often found herself as the only woman starring in the cast of some popular movie. But now #MeToo helped her find the company of other women.
Natalie Portman, most famous for her roles in movies such as “Cold Mountain,” “Garden State,” “V for Vendetta,” “Black Swan,” “Thor” and the “Star Wars” prequel trilogy, shares the screen with several other notable women who launched allegations against the very popular Hollywood director Harvey Weinstein. Among those female friends who were in this assault together with Portman are Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan.
It’s great to know that #MeToo did more than just fight sexual harassment of women!