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Natalie Portman: I'm Too Old to Smoke Weed

April 7, 2011 (7:11 am) GMT
Admitting to smoking marijuana in college, the 'Your Highness' beauty assures she no longer gets high before adding she hasn't done it again in years.

Pregnant is keen to distance herself from reports she likes smoking marijuana, insisting she loves stoner comedies, but no longer gets high. The Oscar winner stars in new pot comedy "" opposite and , but she doesn't want fans to think she's a stoner.

She tells Entertainment Weekly magazine, "I love stoner comedies. I smoked weed in college, but I haven't smoked in years. I'm too old. I wish I was that cool, but I'm like an old lady now. I'm in bed by 10 P.M. I can't do that anymore."

Portman plays a female warrior in the comedy, which is released in the U.S. this weekend on April 8. Talking about her role, she said, "When I sat down with [director] David [Gordon Green], he was like, 'The girl's going to be funny here.' To have him be able to think of me in that way was so lucky, because [the role] is a real departure from anything I've done on film."

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