The American actress said she would not visit Israel to accept the Genesis Prize as she did not want to appear to be endorsing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who would be speaking a the ceremony.
“This prize is an action-oriented award; it allows the laureate to make a difference. The Foundation gives the laureate an opportunity to ‘re-gift’ the funds to a worthy cause."
In IMDB ranking, Gadot outshines fellow Israelis Natalie Portrman and Odeya Rush. Anticipation mounting for upcoming premiere.
The actress taught viewers some basic Israeli slang in a Vanity Fair video as part of a series that reveals celebrities' hidden talents.
An unnamed source confirmed the news to Us Weekly on Thursday.
Language itself is a theme of the movie. Portman’s character tells stories throughout the film, which also focuses on how words are related.
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While critical of Netanyahu, Portman was careful “not to use [this platform]” to help “some people…shit on Israel.”