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Natalie Portman Says Jodie Foster Reached Out to Talk After Hearing She Was ‘Sexualized as a Young Actress’: ‘She’s Still a Role Model’

Zack Sharf Digital News Director Natalie Portman revealed on a recent episode of the “Smartless” podcast (via People) that Jodie Foster once reached out to her after she heard Portman giving a speech about being sexualized as a young actor. Foster famously skyrocketed at 12 years old when she was cast in Martin Scorsese’s “Taxi Driver” as a child sex worker. Portman, meanwhile, was 11 years old when she was cast in “Léon: The Professional,” which served as her own acting breakthrough.

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