The two began dating early in 2008, only to end their affair later that year. The duo began dating in early 2010 and surprised everyone when they announced their plans to marry and their plans to have a baby, expected sometime in 2011.However, Banhart shared in 2009 that all was cool between the pixie-like starlet and the rocker. "I have always kept my private life private," Portman said of the news.Natalie Portman has found love and is about to start a family with her fiancé and "Black Swan" choreographer, Benjamin Millepied, but it's been a journey for the 29-year-old actress.She's certainly had her fair share of hunky suitors through the years.Natalie and Britney were able to reminisce about this recently.
What she remembers best about Maryland is the pink carpet and her dolls. "It's very odd," she says, "because I don't remember ever talking to my parents about sex ... But she rebuffs my suggestion that she picked this up from her father's job."I barely saw my dad when I was little," she says, "because he was doing his residency." (I ask what exactly he does as a fertility specialist. Angela Bassett ..."Those all are pretty sexy people," she says with a grin."This," their daughter informed them, "is the grossest piece of information I've ever learned." (Though, as she teased them, she figures that she knows what her father got for his birthday.) The Travers Take: Movie Reviews, Interviews and Commentary Memory is a prime interest of Portman the student.The experiment she has planned for her thesis next year concerns the theory that "your identity is how you construct your memories into your life story." She credits her own late memory onset, from age four or five, to the fact she was brought up with two languages.A decade ago, in 2000, Portman dated "Star Wars" co-star Hayden Christensen.The actors were rumored to be seeing one another around the time of the release of "Episode I - The Phantom Menace." Over the years, Portman has been romantically linked to a number of Hollywood's biggest actors including "Closer" co-star Jude Law (in 2007), Sean Penn (in 2009) and even musician Moby (2001).