Well, that has been the question on all of our minds after we first revealed the Black Swan controversy that has catapulted into a major Oscar scandal.
No doubt, it's easy to accuse Lane of wanting her 15 minutes of fame, but read everything she has to say, and the American Ballet Theatre beauty doesn't seem as greedy as she is being pegged.
As has costar Mila Kunis, who just recently joined the Portman defense bandwagon, vouching for Natalie's hard work.
"Natalie danced her ass off," Kunis told Entertainment Weekly. "I think it's unfortunate that this is coming out and taking attention away from [the praise] Natalie deserved and got."
Sweet-lips Kunis went on to say that there was not a hint of ballerina denial in Portman's acting or dancing: