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Natalie Portmanpaid up.
Greater than a yr in the past, the Oscar winner visited Ellen DeGeneres‘ daytime set for an interview. On the time, she was pregnant along with her second little one and the curious comic wished to know the intercourse of child quantity two. Portman claimed to not know what she was having, however DeGeneres had an inkling the star was going to have a lady, so the 2 agreed to a wager: $1,000 …and pizza. “Meals-related bets I’ll all the time take,” Portman quipped on the time.
Nicely, quick ahead two months later and the Jackie star gave start to daughter Amalia Millepied. For sure, the comic emerged the champion of their wager. On Wednesday, the ladies reunited as soon as once more on DeGeneres’ set to speak her upcoming film, Annihilation—and for the host to gather her winnings.
“I stated it was a lady,” DeGeneres recalled. “And also you have been right,” Portman confirmed.
The actress additionally admitted to secretly figuring out what she was having on the time. “I possibly did, however possibly did not wish to inform everyone on this planet,” the star admitted. “I nonetheless made the wager as a result of I assumed it will present both manner if I did not.”
Because of this, Portman made a $1,000 donation to the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund, which her spouse Portia de Rossi not too long ago launched as a 60th birthday reward to her to help international conservation efforts for critically endangered species.
As for Portman, she’s actually a lady of her phrase!