Natalie Portman: Moby Creeped on Me in My Teens (But We Never Dated)!

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Well, add another name to the ever-growing list of famous dudes you wouldn't trust alone with your teenage daughter.

In his recent memoir, Moby - the musical artist who accomplished the dubious feat of bringing EDM to the mainstream - claims that he engaged in a romantic relationship with Natalie Portman.

Moby and Natalie Portman

However, it seems Portman remembers the situation quite differently.

It's important to note that Portman was just 18 at the time of their interaction, while Moby was 33 -- which means the situation was 11 kinds of creepy regardless of the details.

“I was surprised to hear that he characterized the very short time that I knew him as dating because my recollection is a much older man being creepy with me when I just had graduated high school,” Portman recently told Harper's Bazaar UK of her reaction to the artist's claims.

“I was a fan and went to one of his shows when I had just graduated,” she told the outlet.

Natalie Portman, Golden Globes Smile

“When we met after the show, he said, ‘Let’s be friends.’ He was on tour and I was working shooting a film, so we only hung out a handful of times before I realized that this was an older man who was interested in me in a way that felt inappropriate.”

Portman went on to criticize the publisher of Moby's memoir, pointing out that even the most perfunctory fact-checking would have likely cleared this mess up.

“There was no fact checking from him or his publisher - it almost feels deliberate,” she said.

Natalie Portman at the Globes

“That he used this story to sell his book was very disturbing to me. It wasn’t the case. There are many factual errors and inventions.”

“I was nervous, so I made small talk,” Moby wrote in an excerpt recently published by The Times.

“‘We’re going to New York in a few days,’ I said. ‘For the VMAs.’ She smiled again and looked straight into my eyes. ‘I’ll be in New York, too. Can we meet up?’

“This was confusing,” Moby continued.

Moby

“I was a bald binge drinker who lived in an apartment that smelled like mildew and old bricks and Natalie Portman was a beautiful movie star. But here she was in my dressing room, flirting with me.

“For a few weeks I had tried to be Natalie’s boyfriend, but it hadn’t worked out,” he added.

These days, Portman is a happily married mother of two, and it's easy to see how she would be intensely displeased to find that a grown-ass man is making erroneous claims about her teenage love life in an effort to sell books.

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All of this comes on the heels of Moby's recent revelation that he rubbed his exposed penis on the back Donald Trump's neck when Trump was still host of The Apprentice.

Now, we're not exactly overcome with sympathy for The Donald, but it's not hard to believe that a guy who will dick-slap a stranger without consent - regardless of who that stranger might be - could also be capable of other next-level creepy behavior.

Plus, with the benefit of hindsight, we can now all finally agree that dude's music genuinely sucked ass.

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