Star Wars

Natalie Portman Won’t Let Her Son Watch ‘Star Wars’ Prequels Because She Dies At The End

We know that for many fans, the Star Wars prequels are completely forgettable movies — bastardized add-ons to a beloved sci-fi trilogy that only existed to make millions of dollars for the studios. But at some point, if you are a real Star Wars fan, you’re going to have to sit down and watch them, for the sake of completion.

Unless you’re the five-year-old son of Natalie Portman, who actually starred in the three films as Padme Amidala, aka Darth Vadar’s wife, aka Luke and Leia Skywalker’s mother. On a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Portman says that she hasn’t shown her son the prequels yet, even though he is a huge fan of Star Wars in general.

“He has not them, but he knows about it, of course. It’s kind of a shame because you know when I made it, I was like, ‘This is going to be the coolest thing, one day when I have kids, I can show them.’ And boys of course are obsessed with it and know all about it before they’ve seen it. Then I realized: I die in the movies. I feel like it’s kind of a scary thing to show your kid.”

We can think of some other reasons not to show your kid Episodes I through III — they suck.


Devon Taylor (@DevonTaylor113)

Devon Taylor (@DevonTaylor113)

Devon has been writing about random things online since 2013. His favorite video game is Rocket League, his favorite TV show is The Sopranos, and he hated the last season of Game of Thrones. Follow him @DevonTaylor113.