Natalie Portman Recalls Horrifying First Fan Letter at Age 13

Bessie Dean
January 22, 2018

When the movie was released a year later, she described feeling excited to open her first fan mail but was left horrified when she opened it to find a letter from a man who had written a "rape fantasy" about her. "I saw immediately, even as a 13-year-old, that if I somehow happened to communicate sexually I would feel hazardous and that men would feel qualified for talk about and externalize my body to my incredible inconvenience".

She spoke to a crowd of over 500,000 at the march in downtown Los Angeles Saturday, where she revealed that her first experience of sexual harassment came after she starred in her first film, 1994's "Leon: The Professional".

One year after the inaugural Women's March which took place all across America and some cities all over the world in protest of President Donald Trump, women gathered again to continue the movement. "A countdown was started on my local radio show to my 18th birthday, euphemistically the date that I would be legal to sleep with".

Longoria told marchers Saturday their presence matters, "especially when those in power seem to have turned their backs on reason and justice". Movie reviewers talked about my budding breasts in reviews.

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Scroll through the pictures to see the celebrities who are marched in solidarity with women across the country. Johansson, one of the 300 original supporters of the Time's Up Movement to address sexual harassment against women, seemed to criticize Franco after he had made public claims to support the women's rights organization.

"I am speaking today, not just for the Me Toos, because I was a Me Too", she said.

"The things that I heard that were on Twitter are not accurate", he replied when Colbert asked of the recent allegations against him, "but I completely support people coming out and being able to have a voice, because they didn't have a voice for so long". I am obsessed with all the women in my life. "So, I don't want to shut them down in any way". I hope I'm not only defined by my gender though. I am so grateful to be a woman, I wouldn't change it for the world. "To raise my son to be a a good man alongside the good man who loves me for everything I am and am not", she wrote in the caption.

"I want what's best for people, I think we all do".

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