Last updated at 12:36 PM on 16th April 2011
Her dance double for Black Swan has claimed that she did hardly any of the full body shots seen in the film.
And now it has claimed that Natalie Portman used yet another body double for her latest film Your Highness.
In fact, the actress is said to have avoided diving into an icy lake in Belfast and a local Irish girl was paid just £250 to take the plunge instead.
Bum deal: Natalie Portman was seen at the edge
of the lake in a thong bikini before a Irish student dived into the
water in her place
Caroline Davis from Ulster was paid the sum of money to jump into the cold
waters meaning that Portman avoided braving the freezing lake.
The Irish student told The Sun: ‘I’m a film studies student so I jumped at
the chance to be on set.’
Portman has been accused of performing very little of the body shots seen in
Black Swan, the film that earned her an Oscar gong.
Taking the plunge: Caroline Davis is said to have
stepped in for Natalie Portman during the filming of Your Highness
Sarah Lane, a soloist with the American Ballet Theatre who worked as
Natalie's dance double on the Oscar-winning film, continues to claim the
29-year-old actress did hardly any of the full body shots seen in the movie.
Talking to ABC's Elizabeth Vargas, Lane says that the film's producers are lying about the amount of dancing Portman did in her scenes and need to come clean.
Double trouble: Natalie Portman accepts her Academy
Award while Caroline Davis is said to have posed as her body double in her
Speaking out: Talking to Elizabeth Vargas, Lane says that producers are lying about the amount of dancing Portman did in her scenes and need to come clean
'They're completely lying about the amount of dancing Natalie did in the
movie,' she said.
The angry brunette implied that her skills as a dancer have now been
'I've been doing this for 22 years, and to say that someone trained for a
year and a half and did what I did is degrading not only to me but to the entire
ballet world,' she said.
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