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Natalie Portman's baby surprise: Hit

Way to help the "Black Swan" media machine trudge on, Portman. The star's bun-in-the-oven surprise may have helped put the focus back on her in the hotly contested lead actress Oscar race. We'll see how this all pans out on Oscar night -- things didn't go so well for current Portman competitor Annette Bening when she was pregnant and nominated for "American Beauty" in 2000.Jason Merritt / Getty Images