Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied Are Separated After Affair

Natalie Portman and her husband, Benjamin Millepied, have separated after 11 years of marriage, Us Weekly can verify.

“After information of his affair got here out, they’ve been attempting to work on their marriage however are at present on the outs,” an insider completely tells Us of Portman, 42, and Millepied, 46.

The estranged couple — who share son Aleph, 12, and daughter Amalia, 6 — renewed hypothesis about their standing on their eleventh wedding ceremony anniversary on Friday, August 4, when Portman was noticed with out her wedding ceremony ring throughout an Angel Metropolis FC occasion in Sydney, Australia.

In June, rumors swirled that Millepied was having an affair with Camille Étienne, a 25-year-old local weather activist. On the time, an insider advised Us that Portman remained dedicated to her marriage regardless of the alleged infidelity.

“Natalie believes Benjamin’s affair was a quick and silly liaison which means nothing to him,” the supply completely advised Us, including that Portman was “humiliated” by the rumors. Based on the supply, Portman was “keen to see if she’s able to rebuilding her belief” in Millepied to make sure that their children don’t “develop up in a damaged dwelling.”

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A second insider, nonetheless, stated that Portman didn’t know whether or not she and her husband would be capable to rebuild their relationship following the scandal. “Proper now, they’re speaking and dealing on it collectively for the sake of their kids,” the insider defined, including that Millepied “regrets” his actions.

Portman and Millepied met in 2009 whereas engaged on Darren Aronofsky’s thriller Black Swan, which hit theaters in 2010.

“I met my husband on it, so I believe I used to be in, like, dreamland,” Portman stated of the film throughout a SiriusXM City Corridor interview in 2018. “He was instructing me to bop. , a type of romantic [stories] … It was undoubtedly thrilling and enjoyable. It was stunning. I don’t learn about prompt. It was like I actually obtained to know him and that was when it appeared like, ‘Oh that is the individual.’”

The duo later collaborated on 2018’s Vox Lux, during which Portman performed a pop star named Celeste. Millepied, knowledgeable ballet dancer, labored along with his spouse on choreography for the movie.

“Nicely, [Natalie and I] share what we’re engaged on, however we’re like two artists with completely different ambitions and pursuits,” Millepied completely advised Us in April when requested about his and Portman’s working relationship. “However after all we share what’s occurring, and I’m sending her a brand new script that I completed.”

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