Natalie Portman’s husband denies signing letter backing fired ballet director

Choreographers Benjamin Millepied and William Forsyth deny signing letter demanding director’s return after dismissal for pregnancy discrimination

Choreographer Benjamin Millepied, the husband of Natalie Portman, has denied signing an open letter calling for the reinstatement of a ballet director who was fired for pregnancy discrimination.

The announcement follows a number of reports about the letter that was printed in the French newspaper Libération, purporting to be from a number of dance luminaries, some of whom – including the choreographer William Forsythe – have also since said that they did not sign it.

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Original source: https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2020/feb/19/natalie-portman-husband-ballet-director-fired-pregnancy-discrimination-benjamin-millepied

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