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Benjamin Millepied Steps Down from Paris Opera Ballet

Benjamin Millepied attends a press conference to announce he is stepping down as the director of dance at the Paris Opera Ballet on Thursday (February 4) in Paris, France.

“After careful consideration, I have decided to end my position as director of dance at the Paris Opera,” the 38-year-old French dancer and choreographer said in a statement. He added that his departure is because of “personal reasons.”

“My duties as director of dance today take up so much space that they have reduced that reserve for creation and artistic expression, which in my view is essential,” he added.

Benjamin rose to prominence with his work on the film Black Swan, where he met his wife Natalie Portman. The couple has a four-year-old son named Aleph.

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Rami Malek Reacts to Golden Globes 2016 Nod for 'Mr. Robot'

Rami Malek keeps it cool in a leather jacket while arriving at the 2015 L.A. Dance Project Benefit held at The Los Angeles Theater Center on Saturday (December 12) in Los Angeles.

The 34-year-old Mr. Robot star was joined by How to Get Away With Murder‘s Aja Naomi King and Natalie Portman‘s dancer husband Benjamin Millepied.

Rami recently nabbed his first Golden Globes nomination for Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama.

“This is such a humbling moment and a huge honor. Thank you to @goldenglobes for the recognition and for making this possible. I’m thrilled!” he tweeted. “What a phenomenal day. Who could ask for more?? This is so special and extremely unforgettable. I’m a @goldenglobes nominee!!!”

10+ pictures inside of Rami Malek, Aja Naomi King, and others at the event… More Here! »

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Natalie Portman Supports Hubby Benjamin Millepied at Paris Ballet's Opening Gala!

Natalie Portman steps out with her husband, choreographer Benjamin Millepied, at the Ballet National de Paris Opening Season Gala on Thursday (September 24) at Opera Garnier in Paris, France.

“The audience still feels too elitist to me in some of these houses,” Benjamin told WWD. “People are afraid of coming to this theater. My vision essentially is to widen the audience, make ballet interesting to people that normally wouldn’t be interested in it — younger and more diverse also. Ballet should reflect our society and in order to make the audience more diverse, the company also has to be more diverse. So yes, that’s something I would love to achieve here, and globally.”

Other celebs in attendance at the gala included The Artist‘s Berenice Bejo with her partner, director Michel Hazanavicius.

FYI: Natalie is wearing a Dior Haute Couture dress, Charlotte Olympia shoes, and De Grisogono jewelry.

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Natalie Portman & Benjamin Millepied Attend the Opera in Italy

Natalie Portman laughs it up with a pal while arriving at Andrea Bocelli‘s “Turandot” opera on Sunday (August 2) in Lajatico, Italy.

The 34-year-old actress was also joined by her husband Benjamin Millepied.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Natalie Portman

In case you missed it, Natalie looks stunning on the August 2015 cover of Harper’s Bazaar in which she opens up about asking Cate Blanchett for parenting advice!

FYI: Natalie is wearing Gap jeans.

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Natalie Portman Is Starring in a Movie with Johnny Depp's Daughter!

Natalie Portman and her husband Benjamin Millepied pose for photos together on the red carpet at the opening ceremony and premiere of Standing Tall during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday (May 13) in Cannes, France.

The 33-year-old actress was joined at the event by Julianne Moore and Naomi Watts, who both looked stunning as well!

It was just announced that Natalie and Johnny Depp‘s daughter Lily-Rose will be starring in the film Planetarium together, Variety reports! Plot details are being kept under wraps.

FYI: Natalie is wearing Dior with De Grisogono jewelry. Julianne is wearing a Giorgio Armani Privè dress and Chopard jewels. Naomi is wearing Elie Saab with Nicholas Kirkwood shoes and BVLGARI jewelry.

15+ pictures inside of Natalie Portman and more at the opening ceremony… More Here! »

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Natalie Portman & Husband Benjamin Millepied Share the Cutest Moment in Paris

Natalie Portman and her husband Benjamin Millepied share the cutest moment at the Christian Dior show as part of Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2015 on Monday (January 26) in Paris, France.

The 33-year-old actress was also joined at the event by Elizabeth Olsen. This was Elizabeth‘s first official appearance since she and her fiance Boyd Holbrook split up and called off their engagement.

Paris Fashion Week’s Haute Couture program will take place until January 30 so stay tuned for more pics throughout the week!

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Natalie Portman Supports Hubby Benjamin Millepied at Weizmann Institute 40th Anniversary Celebration!

Natalie Portman looks gorgeous as she keeps close to her husband Benjamin Millepied while posing for a photograph at the Weizmann Institute 40th Anniversary Celebration held at Opera Garnier on Monday (January 12) in Paris, France.

Thee 33-year-old actress stepped out to accompany Benjamin, 37, who hit the stage that evening to give a speech as the Paris National Opera dance director.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Natalie Portman

In case you missed it, check out Natalie in the trailer for her highly anticipated and long awaited movie Knight of Cups!

FYI: Natalie and Benjamin are both dressed in Dior.

10+ pictures inside of Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied at the Weizmann Institute 40th Anniversary CelebrationMore Here! »

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