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Natalie Portman isn't keen to show her son the Star Wars prequels

The Star Wars actress doesn't want to show her 5-year-old son the prequels for a rather good reason. And no, it's not Jar Jar Binks.

Natalie Portman is done being Thor's scientist girlfriend in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but some fans might wonder if she feels the same way about Star Wars.

Her character Padme Amidala, aka Mrs. Anakin Skywalker, doesn't survive much longer after giving birth to twins Luke and Leia in "Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith." And in a recent interview, it seems she's not keen on sharing the Star Wars prequels she starred in with her own son.

On "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Friday, Portman explained why her 5-year-old son hasn't seen her in the Star Wars films yet.

"He knows about it [Star Wars] of course," Portman said. "It's kind of a shame. When I made it, I was like, 'This is going to be the coolest thing. One day when I have kids, I can show them.' And boys, of course, are obsessed with it and know all about it before they've seen it. Then I realized, I die in the movies. I feel like it's kind of a scary thing to show your kid."

While she has a good point, Portman will have to share the Star Wars prequels with her son one day. Here's here's hoping she can also offer a good explanation why her character died of a broken heart and orphaned her children to grow up not knowing their deadbeat dad was Darth Vader. Oh, and why she let Jar Jar represent her in the Senate.