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Watch: #TBT to NSFW Rapping Natalie Portman, Pre-‘Jane Got A Gun’

Watch: #TBT to NSFW Rapping Natalie Portman, Pre-'Jane Got A Gun'

Natalie Portman is currently out on the media circuit to promote the upcoming “Jane Got a Gun” — yet another attempt to shed the nice girl Harvard grad persona she was stuck with since playing Queen Amidala almost two decades ago.

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However, playing a gunslinger in the wild west, who does bloody battle alongside Joel Edgerton, is actually not that much of a stretch for her. Since the beginning, she has proven herself to be more than a pretty face, both in theaters and out on the streets: Her complex roles have included winning an Oscar as a mentally deteriorating ballerina in “Black Swan,” her acting debut as an assassin’s protege in “Leon: The Professional” and taking on the government as a burgeoning terrorist in “V for Vendetta.”

It was during the promotion for that last film that she hosted “Saturday Night Live,” and in this classic Digital Short, she was finally allowed to showcase the “real” hard-drinking, hard-partying Natalie Portman. Filled with lyrical gems like “I bust in dudes’ mouths like gushers motherfucker/Pull up on NBC and smack the shit outta Jeff Zucker,” the video was deservedly an Internet sensation when it was first released, and a brilliant example of a press tour done right.

Relive “Natalie Raps” in the uncensored video above (maybe wear headphones). “Jane Got a Gun” comes out in theaters on January 29.

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