He is Jewish; his maternal grandfather, industrial psychologist and philanthropist Alfred J.Marrow, served as the executive chair of the American Jewish Congress.It begins with a handshake and a world-weary smile, and not long after she's reminiscing about the warm welcome that greeted her on the different already.'" PHOTOS: ' X-Men: Days of Future Past' Star Ellen Page-- Exclusive Portraits of the Actress Over the course of a wide-ranging two-hour conversation, Page gets fired up (about "binary gender systems," as well as discussion of her producing her first film), starry-eyed (at the thought of one day getting married and raising kids) and flat-out silly (about her addiction to renaming people's pets on Twitter).
A source tells Us Weekly that the 25-year-old actress is dating the Saturday Night Live star, who has also been linked with Kirsten Dunst, 25.Portman appeared opposite Samberg, 28, in a hilarious rap video mocking her Little Miss Perfect persona when she hosted SNL in March 2006, but she didn’t begin seeing him until after she and longtime on-and-off beau Gael García Bernal, 28, recently split.“If Andy is dating Natalie, I’m extremely jealous,” Samberg’s castmate, Kenan Thompson, 29, tells Us.star, 28, stepped out with her girlfriend in New York City on Monday, Aug. PHOTOS: Gay power couples Both Page and Thomas, who kept their arms wrapped around one another during their midday stroll, looked casual in simple T-shirts and matching black hats and sunglasses.According to a source, the PHOTOS: LGBT allies "[It was] the most nervous I've ever been in my life," Page told Ellen De Generes of the speech. Just half a day earlier, the compact movie star (5-foot-1 in sneakers, and she's usually in them) who broke through playing a punk-rock-loving pregnant teen in 2007's character Kitty Pryde, whose powers allow her to pass through solid matter, Page had traversed the proverbial closet door as gracefully as if it never had been there at all.
Thousands of congratulatory tweets, still pouring in, confirmed that yes, it had.
Samberg has described himself as "not particularly religious." Samberg discovered Saturday Night Live as a child, while sneaking past his parents to watch professional wrestling on television.
He was obsessed with the show and his devotion to comedy was frustrating to teachers who felt he was distracted from his schoolwork.
It has been 17 years, after all, since Ellen De Generes declared, "Yep, I'm Gay," on the cover of -- a landmark moment for gay and lesbian visibility that, America tends to forget, was followed by the cancellation of her ABC sitcom and three years of industry radioactivity.
Yet while many more since have followed suit, it's unprecedented for a celebrity at Page's level -- under 30, Oscar-nominated and still wielding the clout to get projects of a certain budget greenlighted -- to come out of the closet at all, much less make the unequivocal statement, "I'm gay." Robin Roberts, to offer one recent high-profile example, chose to do it by thanking her girlfriend in a Facebook post, while Jodie Foster said, well, just about everything the G-word during a speech at the 2013 Golden Globes that drew complaints for being needlessly opaque. "You have no idea how hard that moment is, even though they're not fully saying what you want them to say," she says, addressing Foster's critics.
She'd spotted A-Rod while having lunch out - a Cobb salad and tortilla soup - and 'for some reason, I just felt like tapping him on the shoulder and saying: "Hi."'A dinner date followed soon after, but that appears to have been the extent of it that evening, as J-Lo vamped to Ellen: 'Mama don't sleep over on the first date!