Julianne Moore and Natalie Portman Respond to Vili Fualaau’s Criticism

Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore are standing by May well December.

The actresses responded to Vili Fualaau‘s criticism over the Netflix motion picture, which he identified as a “ripoff” of his true-life marriage with late convicted intercourse offender Mary Kay Letourneau. Although attending the 2024 Golden Globes, exactly where the film was nominated for Best Musical or Comedy Motion Image, both Portman and Moore claimed they’re sorry Fualaau feels that way about their film.

“It is really not centered on them,” Portman told Entertainment Tonight. “Obviously, their tale affected the culture that we all grew up in and influenced the thought. But it really is fictional figures that are genuinely brought to daily life by Julianne Moore and Charles Melton so fantastically. It can be its possess tale, it really is not meant to be a biopic.”

Meanwhile, Moore insisted that director Todd Haynes “was constantly pretty apparent when we ended up doing work on this motion picture that this was an unique tale, this was a tale about these people.”

“This was our document,” ongoing the Oscar winner, who also worked with Haynes on 2002’s Much From Heaven and 2017’s Wonderstruck. “We made these figures from the page and alongside one another.”