We’re not sure if Natalie Portman is still dating Nathan Bogle. We haven’t heard from that alleged male model in quite some time. Sad.
But we know she’s throwing her support behind Hillary Clinton in the race for president, although she likes the other contenders too.
Natalie tops Elle Magazine‘s April 2008 “Intelligent Women” issue, and in her interview, here’s some of what she shared about politics:
“A lot of the stuff people say about [Hillary Clinton], I hear it and my stomach falls because it’s so sexist. You ask people why they don’t like her and it’s because her husband cheated on her! That was obviously not her choice.”
THG NOTE: We respect everyone’s opinion, but really, Natalie? Didn’t you go to Harvard? We would love to know the name of one person who actually used that reasoning.
Â Natalie Portman is sharing some political views in the new Elle.
“She’s so much more polished and experienced than anyone else. Last night, a friend, a social worker in L.A. who works with underprivileged kids, was saying how these girls who have never been interested in politics before are so excited a woman might be president. I mean, look how many women are in government … Hillary Clinton is one of, what, [a handful of] female senators?”
THG NOTE: 16, actually, Natalie. There are also 71 U.S. Congresswomen, including the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, plus eight state governors and the U.S. Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice. Which is great. We’re just saying.
“I also like Barack Obama. I even like John McCain. I disagree with his war stance — which is a really big deal — but I think he’s a very moral person. I met him and Hillary on the same day, actually, when I went to Washington with Finca [a nonprofit that gives loans to businesswomen in developing countries]. Hillary was by far the smartest person I met that day. Just totally focused, and knew more about the issues than anyone else, and was so able to go from one thing to the other.”