Natalie Portman is looking “sexier than ever” (they said it first) on the cover of Marie Claire’s November issue. She tells them that often-picked-on Los Angeles ain’t so bad. â€œI just really really love it here,” she explains. “Itâ€™s one of the most exciting places to be in the world right now. Itâ€™s really central in terms of the arts. It feels like things are happening in L.A., you know?