Portman fired back after strange quotes from Moby's book circulated in the press about their supposed romance. Moby wrote that Natalie once flirted with him in a dressing room, but the actress swiftly clapped back, calling his behavior "creepy."
Even worse: Moby claimed she was 20 at the time but Portman since clarified she was fresh out of high school.
It's beyond awkward for Moby to publish such a strange claim.
Moby wrote in his memoir that Natalie Portman was once "in my dressing room, flirting with me." But she says: "My… https://t.co/jD9JTVFDWS— BBC Newsbeat (@BBC Newsbeat)1558536420.0
Here's the Moby-tea Natalie spilled to Harper's Bazaar:
"I was surprised to hear that he characterized the very short time that I knew him as dating. "Because my recollection is a much older man being creepy with me when I just had graduated high school."
OH SNAP!Weird excerpts from Moby's book are going viral on Twitter.
“I was a bald binge drinker and Natalie Portman was a beautiful movie star. But here she was in my dressing room, f… https://t.co/9KbpZOSPaI— Philip Ellis (@Philip Ellis)1558528037.0
People weren't pleased to hear about Moby's creepy vibes.
Fuck, and I cannot stress this enough, off. https://t.co/Ld72I2iiIa— Philip Ellis (@Philip Ellis)1558544275.0
The men sliding into my mentions today: https://t.co/PxtBBZhL2h— Philip Ellis (@Philip Ellis)1558562972.0
ew moby— jenny lewis (@jenny lewis)1558558875.0
@ajakober @Philip_Ellis I don't know what's confusing about this, binge drinkers are as famous for their memory as… https://t.co/zxsWcpTz5F— Mike Provencher (@Mike Provencher)1558559728.0
It was sad enough when Moby was bragging about being a 33 yr old dating an 18 year old. But it's so fucking pathe… https://t.co/Hc6rgAhr4E— Ijeoma Oluo (@Ijeoma Oluo)1558565518.0
Moby is getting totally dragged on social media right now.
@HannaFlint @tiinysatan Oh I forgot to mention I’m a waitress at a bar/restaurant this type of thing is REALLY comm… https://t.co/7WZlTbkhVM— Honey Baby (@Honey Baby)1558562408.0
Moby has posted this awkward as fuck photo and now I 10000% believe Natalie Portman's version of events. https://t.co/R201Fo5h2W— Hanna Ines Flint (@Hanna Ines Flint)1558546810.0
I’m disgusted with Moby and, by extension, the 1 billion men who look exactly like Moby— pixelatedboat aka “mr tweets” (@pixelatedboat aka “mr tweets”)1558566135.0
@youngvulgarian Yep. He also says he "tried to be her boyfriend" which sounds like stalking to me https://t.co/YzGeQBHeta— Philip Ellis (@Philip Ellis)1558528151.0
@FeelingAmused @Philip_Ellis @OjPats4 Haha! Moby is a musician. Love his stuff but his attitude needs adjusting.— Spooky 🌊 (@Spooky 🌊)1558543673.0
Moby's weird behavior inspired women to talk about their experience with creepy dudes.
@hola__hola99 @HannaFlint I know this pain. Hubby & I took our kid to one of his friend's to introduce baby. Hubby… https://t.co/Q1aGXwwfX3— 3SentenceSummaries (@3SentenceSummaries)1558556669.0
@LuvliiNikki @HannaFlint We took a younger friend to a convention with us, and she looks older than she is. By the… https://t.co/VFmUsbgCMu— Pali Q (@Pali Q)1558560993.0
But other weird Moby facts also came out of the situation...
i just want to remind everyone that moby owns a vegan restaurant in LA and every single person who works there has… https://t.co/VIedRCVZ93— valley girl solanas (@valley girl solanas)1558558806.0
I often think of a Moby interview I once saw wherein he smugly attempted to pose as untouchably cool for having wat… https://t.co/BAn5qfLGgm— Megan Beth Koester (@Megan Beth Koester)1558557541.0
While Moby hasn't responded to all the negative publicity surrounding his book release, it's fair to say Natalie Portman won't be picking up a copy.