Category Archives: Celebrities Who Speak Another Language!

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Celebrities Who Speak Another Language: Natalie Portman + other stage names

I read somewhere the other day that Natalie Portman was actually born Natalie Herschlag in Jerusalem. She’s half American, half Israeli, but learned Hebrew in New York at a private Jewish school. I’d be interested to know how she chose … Continue reading

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“It’s a doggie doggie world out there”: The Mucho Mispronunciacións of Gloria/Sofia Vergara

I’m a conflicted fan of Modern Family (I feel it really went downhill in Season 3, they replaced baby Lily with an un-cute older Lily and I’m tired of Mitch & Cam fighting all the time), but I do love … Continue reading

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Celebrities Who Speak Another Language: Sandra Bullock

Whoa, Miss Congeniality speaks German?! Apparently Bullock’s father worked for the U.S. army and was stationed in Nuremberg, where he met her mother, Helga (so German), who was a German opera singer. While she grew up in the USA, she … Continue reading

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Celebrities Who Speak Another Language: Mila Kunis aka Meg Griffin

For our first installment of Celebrities Who Speak Another Language!, I’ve chosen Mila Kunis. Mila was born in the Ukraine and emigrated to LA where she first starred as a young Gia Carangi, then that girl on that 70’s show I … Continue reading

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