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Natalie Portman paid up.
More than a year earlier, the Oscar winner checked out Ellen DeGeneres‘ daytime set for an interview. At the time, she was pregnant with her 2nd kid and the curious comic needed to know the sex of child second. Portman declared not to understand exactly what she was having, however DeGeneres had a hint the star was going to have a lady, so the 2 consented to a bet: $1,000 dollars … and pizza. “Food-related bets I will always take,” Portman quipped at the time.
Well, quick forward 2 months later on and the Jackie star brought to life child Amalia Millepied Needless to state, the comic emerged the champ of their bet. On Wednesday, the females reunited when again on DeGeneres’ set to talk her approaching motion picture, Annihilation— and for the host to gather her payouts.
“I said it was a girl,” DeGeneres remembered. “And you were correct,” Portman validated.
The starlet likewise confessed to covertly understanding exactly what she was having at the time. “I maybe did, but maybe didn’t want to tell everybody in the world,” the star confessed. “I still made the bet because I thought it would show either way if I didn’t.”
As an outcome, Portman made a $1,000 contribution to the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund, which her spouse Portia de Rossi just recently introduced as a 60 th birthday present to her to support worldwide preservation efforts for seriously threatened types.
As for Portman, she’s definitely a lady of her word!