Natalie Portman’s weight loss, training for ‘Black Swan’ Natalie Portman is already getting major attention for her role in ‘Black Swan,’ but preparing for it was harder than most would imagine.

The young actress revealed that she took part in extreme ballet, cross-training and swimming a year before filming and lost 20 pounds due to it, states “[T]o be doing five-to-eight hours a day of [it] was really a challenge,” Portman says about the training.

Fortunately, Portman is a vegan so her diet likely didn’t have to change too much to get into such extreme shape for the role.

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One Comment

  • December 1, 2010 | Permalink |

    Mila looks amazing. Not in love with what Natalie is wearing, she needs something more form fitting for her petite frame.

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