By Adam S. Levy For Dailymail.com
Published: 05:08 BST, 5 June 2019 | Updated: 13:48 BST, 5 June 2019
Natalie Portman was spotted taking a walk in Los Angeles with her mother Shelley Stevens on Tuesday, in the wake of her recent controversy with musician Moby.
The Academy Award-winning actress, 37, donned a short-sleeved shirt with horizontal pink, blue and white stripes, with denim blue jeans and a navy blue sweater. She wore black cat eye sunglasses, grey and blue Nike sneakers and had her brown locks pulled back on the early summer day.
Stevens wore a blue and red plaid shirt with blue jeans and grey New Balance sneakers. The mother of the Black Swan star actress had her wavy brown locks parted and wore sunglasses as she conversed with her daughter.
Out and about: Natalie Portman, 37, was spotted taking a walk in Los Angeles with her mother Shelley Stevens, 66, on Tuesday, in the wake of her recent controversy with musician Moby, 53
Portman was earlier seen wearing a navy blue sweatshirt as she walked her dog in a nearby area.
The Jerusalem, Israel-born actress made headlines last month after she denied having past dated Moby, amid his claim in his recent memoir Then It Fell Apart that they briefly dated when he was 33 and she was 20.
The mom-of-two - to son Aleph, seven, and daughter Amalia, two, with husband Benjamin Millepied, 41 - told Harper's Bazaar that she had viewed things differently about their contact in the early 2000s.
'I was surprised to hear that he characterized the very short time that I knew him as dating,' the Harvard University graduate said, 'because my recollection is