Fact: Halle Berry's voicemail message appears on Bruno Mars' new album. 24K Magic dropped on Friday (18Nov16) and fans were surprised to hear the Oscar winner's voice on the track Calling All My Lovelies. Halle says, "Hi, you've reached Halle Berry. Sorry, I can't get to the phone right now, but if you leave your name and number, I'll get right back to you."
Quote: "I am not going to be defined by that number. Yeah, it's coming... so what? I want it to come and go as fast as it can. I'm going to take my five best girlfriends to a Caribbean island, we're going to have a cleansing, we're going to jump in the ocean butt-naked and have a spiritual moment and bond and connect as women. That's how I'm going to blow it out with my girls." Halle Berry on her plans to celebrate her 50th birthday next year (Aug16).
Quote: "We've all thought about, 'Is there life in another universe somewhere? Have they (aliens) been here and if so, what do they want...? I do (believe there's life on other planets). Every time I say it somebody makes me sound like a quack. I just think there has to be. We can't be the only beings." Halle Berry believes in aliens.
Quote: "In a heartbeat I would do a Storm movie. I love that character through and through. So if that ever became an opportunity for me, if it's before I'm 65 years old, I would absolutely do that." Halle Berry would love to star in an X-MEN spin-off featuring her mutant superhero character, just like co-star Hugh Jackman did with the Wolverine franchise.
Quote: "Last year I travelled with the baby and I wanted to shoot myself on the airplane. I'm gonna stay home this year." Halle Berry is planning to stay at home in Los Angeles this summer.
Quote: "My daughter, even though she's been to sets, hasn’t actually seen me in the television or on the movie screen, so she actually thinks that I’m a real life princess, since I’m always getting dressed up in pretty dresses." Halle Berry's young daughter Nahla isn't aware her mum is a Hollywood star.
Quote: "She’s into dress-up, hair and make-up, fashion shows, she’s a girl, girl, girl; you will not find her in a tree. She’s in the salon with me playing with my make-up and just trying to be all things girly girl.” Actress Halle Berry on her little princess, daughter Nahla.
Quote: "It’s something I’ve always loved... I have worn a bra and slept in a bra since I was 16 years old. My mother taught me the importance of that and taking care of my body on that end, so lingerie and undergarments have been really important to me. I wear these things all the time, if you don’t want your boobs on your knees it’s very important." Halle Berry urges women to wear her Scandale lingerie if they want to look good as they get older.
Quote: "I'm a daredevil. If you dare me to do something, unless I see immediate death in my future, I will try it." Actress Halle Berry isn't afraid to have a brush with danger, including petting a great white shark during a recent vacation.
Fact: Actress-turned-lingerie designer Halle Berry showed off her new fashion collection by donning an oversized bra over her clothes and getting into a booth filled with cash on comedienne Ellen DeGeneres' talk show on Monday (30Mar15). Berry and the host had 30 seconds to grab as many bills as they could and stuff them into their bras while the cash was blown around the booth. They won $2,500 (£1,562) for each of the audience members they were playing for.
Quote: "It's hard to learn French when you live in America. My husband is trying to speak English so he can work in America, so he doesn't want to speak French with me and my daughter just thinks I'm too boring. She's like, 'Mum, you don't know enough for me to speak to you'. It's like a waste of her time. So I have nobody to speak with." Actress Halle Berry on struggling to learn the native language of her husband Olivier Martinez.
Fact: Halle Berry is returning to Tv next year (15) after her sci-fi drama Extant was renewed for a second season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The series, which airs on America's CBS network, is executive produced by Steven Spielberg. Twilight star Cam Gigandet's new show Reckless wasn't so lucky - it has been cancelled after just one season.
Fact: Actress Halle Berry showed off her acrobatic skills on Tuesday (08Jul14), when she made a human hamster wheel with U.S. late night host Jimmy Fallon in a fun segment called This is How We Roll for The Tonight Show STARRING Jimmy Fallon.
Quote: "I make my husband watch Girls. He would never admit that, but you've got to do what the wife does sometimes!" Actress Halle Berry enjoys tuning into Lena Dunham's hit Tv drama with her husband, French actor Olivier Martinez.
Quote: "Nobody sees me anymore! It's changed our lives as a family and it's changed my life as an artist. My children aren't followed anymore. We don't have paparazzi anywhere. My daughter is no longer afraid to go out of the house." Halle Berry insists she's winning her battle with the paparazzi after fighting for new laws to control Los Angeles' most persistent snappers.
Quote: "They call it a geriatric pregnancy... because I'm 47. I didn't think it was possible at my age, honestly. I was, you know, on my way. This is probably Tmi (too much information), but I was kinda pre-menopausal, so to have this happen was huge." New mum Halle Berry was stunned to find out she was pregnant with her second child in her late 40s. Her son MACeo, with husband Olivier Martinez, was born in October (13).
Quote: "There's a difference between boys and girls. When I would put Nahla on the boob she would... (do) a nice little girly suck. With him, he's like, sucking the life out of me!" Halle Berry on the breastfeeding differences between her daughter Nahla and newborn son MACeo.
Quote: "She prayed for him for a year and a half. Every night that was our bedtime prayer: 'God, please bring me a bunk bed and a baby sister.' So she got a bunk bed and a baby brother. But she's happy with him now because she said, 'You know what mummy? He's not going to steal my dollies or hair barrettes.'" Halle Berry's six-year-old daughter Nahla is relieved to have a baby brother in six-month-old MACeo.
Quote: "Breastfeeding, that's the secret. Women, if you breastfeed, you can just feel everything shrinking with every nursing session - at least I did." Halle Berry insists breastfeeding helped her shed the pounds she put on while pregnant with her son MACeo, who was born in October (13).
Quote: “It’s like one of her doll babies came alive. She gets to take care of him, feed him, change his diapers, play with him, dress him up in different clothes, like, five times a day because she can, so she loves it.” Halle Berry insists her daughter Nahla loves her new baby brother MACeo.
Quote: “What I’m learning to do, trying to right now, is find the balance... My baby is always with me on set. I bring my daughter after school. I have a nursery there, a playroom for her, so I try to make it as nice as I can for them to spend time with them, see them.” Halle Berry on how she's balancing motherhood with daughter Nahla and newborn MACeo with her new Tv role in Extant.
Quote: "I'm surprised I had the one I just had! So I doubt God is going to bless me again. I think I'm done!" Actress Halle Berry is convinced her family is complete after welcoming her second child, son MACeo Robert Martinez, in October (13) with husband Olivier Martinez. The 47 year old is also mum to five-year-old daughter Nahla with ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry.
Fact: Halle Berry's newborn son, MACeo, made his first public outing in Los Angeles on Monday (10Feb14) when his nanny took the tot to visit the actress on the set of her new Tv series Extant. The Oscar winner gave birth to her first child with husband Olivier Martinez in October (13). She is also mum to daughter Nahla, her only kid with ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry.
Fact: New parents Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez have reportedly named their baby boy MACeo Robert Martinez, according to Tmz.com. The couple, which wed in July (13), welcomed its first child together on Saturday (05Oct13). The actress is also mum to daughter Nahla, from her previous relationship with Canadian model Gabriel Aubry.
Fact: Halle Berry refused to let her pregnancy get in the way of a good night out when she jumped to her feet and danced with husband Olivier Martinez at an Earth, Wind & Fire concert on Sunday (15Sep13). The pair was caught on camera enjoying the R&B band's show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.
Fact: Pregnant actress Halle Berry has returned to Los Angeles with her new husband Olivier Martinez after exchanging vows in his native France over the weekend (13Jul13). The happy couple was spotted arriving back at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday (16Jul13) with the Oscar winner's five-year-old daughter Nahla.
Fact: French actor Olivier Martinez has revealed that his pregnant fiancee Halle Berry is expecting a boy. The couple announced in April (13) that it was expecting it's first child together. Berry has a five year old daughter, Nahla, with Canadian model Gabriel Aubry.
Quote: "He's thrilled, surprised like I am... I think when a man knows he's having a child I think they are as happy as women are. It's a miraculous thing if you think about it. At our age it's an even more miraculous thing, so we're happy." Pregnant actress Halle Berry's French fiance Olivier Martinez is excited to become a father at the age of 47.
Quote: "She thinks I wear pretty dresses, that's my job, but I got a lot of credit lately 'cos I did Sesame Street... and so now she thinks I'm really part of Sesame Street... When her friends come over she loves to go, 'My mummy met Elmo,' and then she makes them watch the clip. She's so proud." Halle Berry impressed her five-year-old daughter Nahla with her appearance on Sesame Street.
Quote: "I actually went to the museum and actually saw it... I went on a regular day because I heard it was in there... I really wanted to see it... Those are not my boobs... and that's not my hair." Halle Berry is not impressed with her waxwork at Hollywood's Madame Tussaud's Museum.
Quote: "You're supposed to spray it in between your thighs and then it heats up and then the aroma rises all day long and when you hug somebody you don't leave your scent on them." Halle Berry offers up fragrance tips.
Quote: "They first asked me, 'What smell do you like?' I said, 'Bacon,' and they thought, 'No, no...'" Halle Berry on her new fragrance Closer.
Quote: "I sat through one of their training sessions and it is so intense what they go through. Like 80 per cent of them don't even make it to become actual 911 operators.. They just don't make the cut. The people that make it are a special group of people who have an innate ability to just do that; they are calm by nature, they can think fast, and they also have the ability to disconnect and move on to the next." Halle Berry on the research she did to prepare for her role as an emergency operator in new thriller The Call.
Quote: "We are taking M&M’s with her little picture on it (to school) and we are doing a My Little Pony themed party." Halle Berry on her plans for daughter Nahla's upcoming fifth birthday.
Quote: "I asked her one day, I said, 'Do you know what my name is?' and she said, 'Mummy'. I said, 'No, my other name.' She said, 'Yeah, Halle Blueberries.'" Halle Berry's four-year-old daughter Nahla isn't quite sure what her mum's real name is.
Quote: "My one sister that I grew up with, we're not as close as we could be, I left home when I was 17 years old and I'm now 46, and she's always lived in Cleveland and I've always lived somewhere else... We don't hang out, we don't go shopping, we don't have wine at night and coffee in the morning and I miss that sometimes. Sometimes you just wanna be close to your family and you wish they were there." Actress Halle Berry regrets not developing a closer bond with her older sister Heidi.
Fact: Halle Berry's favourite Tv show is singing competition The Voice.
Quote: "I'm a much better mother at 46, or 41 when I had her (Nahla), than if I were like 21 or 25. I was just a little baby just trying to figure it out, figure out who I was let alone having the responsibility of trying to help another child develop and grow, so I'm so glad I waited." Halle Berry is convinced waiting to have a child was one of the best decisions she has ever made.
Quote: "I got to sail around the False Bay in South Africa, I saw great white sharks and whales and a school of 2,000 dolphins; who gets to see that, like, up close? There's things that are good that come along with those not so good movies." Halle Berry insists flop movie Dark Tide wasn't all bad - she met her fiance Olivier Martinez on set and got to travel.
Quote: "She said, 'Halle, we have your movie at the White House and I promise you we're gonna watch it!' And I thought, 'No, I think you have a few other things you guys need to be thinking about right now...' I don't wanna distract them." Halle Berry was stunned to discover U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama plans to watch the Oscar winner's new movie Cloud Atlas while her husband, President Obama, is running for re-election.
Quote: "I'm done with being a person... I wanna be a lion." Halle Berry on her hopes for reincarnation.
Fact: The new Dodge Viper sports car was inspired by Halle Berry's figure. The vehicle's designer has revealed he modelled the car on the actress' reclining body.
Quote: "Working with Tom has helped me to learn - seeing how he does it all with his amazing kids. I'm learning all the time. My daughter is four years old. I have to put food on the table so I have to work but I am still trying to figure out that balance of being a mother and still having a career." Actress Halle Berry picked up parenting tips from her Cloud Atlas co-star Tom Hanks.
Quote: "I used to be a gymnast. I did all the events until I was about 14. I even went to the Junior Olympics. In fact, I can still do a backflip. I'm pretty surprised by that!" Actress Halle Berry reveals her athletic past.
Quote: "Take me to the Hollywood Bowl. It doesn't matter if it's the Philarmonic, Gladys Knight, Robin Thicke, or jazz night with George Benson. Bring a fine bottle of wine - I'm into Argentinian malbecs now - some stinky cheese, and I'm in heaven." Actress Halle Berry's dream date is a night out at the fabled Los Angeles concert venue.
Quote: "I archive a lot of my clothes and have them wrapped up and in boxes. I call them 'little tombs' and keep them in a storage space in the Valley. I would never get rid of the dress I wore on the night I won my Oscar. When I die, someone can have it, but not a minute before!" Actress Halle Berry likes to store away her favourite red carpet gowns.
Quote: "My style has evolved in a nice way, but everyone has bad moments. Someone just showed me a photo from the '80s in which I was wearing a polka-dot and flower-print suit with puffy sleeves. At the time I thought, 'Oh I am stylin'! But no...'" Halle Berry hasn't always been a fashion icon.
Quote: "Someone raised Halle right. She is gentle, peaceful, and polite. And those eyes of hers make you say, 'Golly, gosh, ma'am', as your heart races a little." Tom Hanks was mesmerised by his Cloud Atlas co-star Halle Berry.
Quote: "My daughter, Nahla, likes to call it as she sees it. Sometimes I cringe when she says certain things, but she is always right on. It's amazing to watch." Halle Berry's four-year-old daughter, with the actress' model ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry, is upfront about her feelings.
Quote: "Don't stress about your age or fight it. Appreciate the young women who look like you once did, but don't strive to be like them. You're moving into a new phase of your life - embrace it. That's what I hope to do." Hollywood beauty Halle Berry, 46, offers up advice about ageing in an image-obsessed world.
Quote: "When I first met Olivier, there wasn't the initial 'I'm in love!' It was something that grew more gradually - and it feels more real because of that. He's silly, a clown, and very much the life of the party, which is good for someone like me." Actress Halle Berry loves fiance Olivier Martinez's silly side.
Quote: "My luxury items now are really warm, snuggly cashmere sweaters or wraps or things that make me feel really good." Halle Berry on what makes her special.
Quote: "I'm the most boring person on the planet... So, why people get fixed on it is a mystery to me." Halle Berry has no idea why she's such a big paparazzi and tabloid target.
Fact: Halle Berry returned to the Los Angeles set of The Hive on Thursday (19Jul12) following her hospitalisation earlier this week (17Jul12). It was the actress' first day back at work after she sustained a head injury shooting a fight scene.
Quote: "Did you see Adrien Brody years ago plant one on me onstage? I didn't punch him out, but also he was a man and I'm a woman, so that was OK for me." Halle Berry responds to Will Smith's unfortunate red carpet moment in Moscow last week (ends18May12) when he slapped a male TV reporter who attempted to kiss him on the lips. Berry was smooched by Adrien Brody at the Oscars when she won her Best Actress trophy for Monster's Ball.
Quote: "Who knew? I swore it off, right? Never say never, people!" Halle Berry appears to confirm her engagement to French actor Olivier Martinez after she's reminded she vowed never to wed again after her last marriage to Eric Benet ended in divorce.
Tweet: "bailed out of #oscar festivities 2nite due to this terrible illness... matzah ball soup FB (Facebook) twitter n (and) tv -we got a date!" Jessica Alba joins Halle Berry among the Oscars night sick list. Berry's broken foot has forced her to pull out of the ceremony itself.
Quote: "Ms. (Jennifer) Hudson and Fantasia are two of the people being considered but Halle Berry is back in the game! She let me know that she still wants to play the role... I do think she could pull it off." Aretha Franklin dreams of seeing former Bond girl Halle Berry play out her life story on the big screen.
Quote: "The Oscar is in my bedroom in Los Angeles because I do not like people to look at it or touch it." Halle Berry keeps her Academy Award, which she won for Monster's Ball, away from prying eyes.
Fact: Halle Berry has been voted the hottest actress aged over 40 in a new poll. The 44-year-old X-Men star saw off competition from runner-up Jennifer Aniston, 42, and third-placed Monica Bellucci, 46.
Quote: "I hope she is inspired, I hope she's proud of me. I'm sure she won't like everything I've done but I hope she will appreciate that I dared to be myself and always did what I believed in. I hope those are qualities that I pass on to her." Halle Berry hopes her young daughter, Nahla, appreciates her acting career.
Fact: Katherine Heigl has replaced Halle Berry as Jon Bon Jovi's romantic interest in director Garry Marshall's VALENTINE'S DAY follow-up, NEW YEAR'S DAY. The star-studded cast includes Robert De Niro, Hilary Swank, Ice Cube, Ashton Kutcher, Glee star Lea Michele, Michelle Pfeiffer, Zac Efron, Josh Duhamel, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jessica Biel.
Quote: "Winning did energise me to keep fighting for this because if I could win the Academy Award, which I never thought I would do in my lifetime, I thought surely I can make this movie." Halle Berry was determined to secure a release for her long-delayed film FRANKIE AND ALICE - because winning an Oscar showed her anything is possible.
Quote: "I'm one of few people in the world who ever touched a Great White in the wild. I'm proud of that fact. They're not as bad as Jaws made them out to be." Halle Berry insists sharks are wildly misrepresented in the classic deep sea thriller after spending time with the mammals while filming Dark Tide in South Africa.
Quote: "Cell phones! I've been in theatres and a phone's gone off... And somebody's bound to mess me up like that." Oscar winner Halle Berry fears she will be thrown off her lines when she makes her Broadway debut in The Mountaintop next year (11).
Quote: "She's hot as hell. I don't remember where I was, but I was somewhere, and somebody brought me a picture of Helen Mirren in a bikini on the beach, and I was like, 'There's no way!' I studied it. I stared at it, flipped it over, upside down, looked through it. I was like, 'Hold it a minute - how is that possible?" Halle Berry is amazed with fellow Oscar winner HELEN MIRREN's physique.
Quote: "I am really proud of it simply because I had a dream 10 years ago and this was something I wanted to do and then to see it through and know it's going to open in a week, there is a sense of accomplishment... It's a really good feeling." Actress Halle Berry is delighted to see her new film FRANKIE AND ALICE finally heading to cinemas.
Quote: "It's fantastic. I'm just so glad I didn't miss it. I waited until I was 40 and I'm glad I did because the last three years I've been there every step of the way, I didn't miss a thing. I'm lucky that I could take off work and be there with her for those early years, that was really important in my life. It's life-changing." Actress Halle Berry revels in the joys of motherhood. The star is mum to two year old Nahla, her daughter with her ex-boyfriend, model Gabriel Aubry.
Quote: "It scares me to death, and what scares me, I'm like a moth to a flame, I go right in it. That's what I'm supposed to do next and it scares me to death." Oscar winner Halle Berry is wracked with nerves ahead of her Broadway debut in THE MOUNTAINTOP next year (11). The actress will star alongside SAMUEL L. JACKSON in Katori Hall's acclaimed play about the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968.
Quote: "I do like being naked. (But) I don't clean my house naked." Hollywood beauty Halle Berry puts to rest rumours she spends all her time at home in the nude.
Fact: Actress Halle Berry and her rumoured beau Olivier Martinez are sharing their new romance with friends - the couple spent a day with fellow movie star Salma Hayek and her daughter Valentina at the Spanish actress' marital home near Paris, France earlier this week (begs27Sep10).
Quote: "I'm looking forward to getting back to work. It's been good being a mom, and I love it, but (daughter) Nahla's gotten to a point where it's OK for me to get back to what I love, to have that creative outlet." Halle Berry is ready to make her blockbuster comeback in upcoming shark thriller DARK TIDE.
Quote: "That I'm this brooding, twisted, lovesick person who just can't get it right in life. Every story about me is so heavy and dramatic. That's not how I do life. But that's the impression people have, and that's what keeps getting reiterated. As if I'm still stuck in the past. And I am so not." Halle Berry on the biggest misconception about her personality.
Quote: "Nature has got it all wrong. When you are younger, it should be harder to get pregnant, and as you get older it should be easier. When you are so ready, you can't do it to save your life. And when you are 21, you are so not ready, but you are ripe as could be." Halle Berry on the ironies of conceiving a baby.
Quote: "I'm actually lucky and grateful that I waited until an age when I can really be present. I saw my mother in her early 20s having two little kids, and I don't think she enjoyed me at two the way that I enjoy my daughter." Halle Berry on the perks of being mum to her two-year-old daughter Nahla at the age of 43.
Fact: Actress Halle Berry reunited with ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry on Monday (14Jun10) for a family day out to Disneyland, California with their two-year-old daughter Nahla. Model Aubry confirmed the couple's split in May (10).
Quote: "It was the World Music Awards and she smelled lovely. We were at rehearsals and she said: 'Everyone's telling me about your abs - can I feel them?'" Aussie pop star Peter Andre was left starstruck when he met Halle Berry in the 1990s.
Fact: Photographs of a teenage Angelina Jolie have been included in an upcoming sale of celebrity pictures. The snaps, which portray the actress at the age of 15, will go for auction at the Profiles in History sale on 26 and 27 March (10). Pictures of iconic stars such as Jean Harlow and Halle Berry, by celebrated snappers including Helmut Newton and Herb Ritts, will also be sold off.
Fact: Hollywood actress Halle Berry is following up the success of her debut fragrance, Halle by Halle Berry, by releasing her second perfume, which she has called Pure Orchid.
Quote: "Anytime a woman frees herself from that kind of bondage and that kind of situation, I'm proud." Halle Berry is happy singer Rihanna was able to escape her domestic violence hell after becoming an attack victim in February (09). Berry lost much of the hearing in one of her ears after a former boyfriend beat her.
Quote: "I would never leave the house if I read that stuff (on blogs). I'm too sensitive and I take things to heart." Oscar winning actress Halle Berry admits she takes criticism personally.
Quote: "She started playing golf! She has a little hole in the backyard." Halle Berry's 18-month-old daughter NAHLA has a sporting future ahead of her, according to the actress' partner Gabriel Aubry.
Quote: "I liked working with her. She's very serious about her work. She comes prepared. She's not where she is by being just a sexy, beautiful woman." Benicio Del Toro insists Things We Lost in the Fire co-star [Halle Berry] is more than just a pretty face.
Quote: "I've got a thing for Halle Berry. I saw in some tabloid, they said she was pregnant and I didn't think it was true. She doesn't know I've been going out with her in my mind for like two years. So when I saw that I was devastated." Funnyman Jamie Foxx muses his fantasy relationship with the Oscar-winning actress.
Quote: "Now all my efforts are for her. I don't style my hair much any more, but I do hers all the time." Halle Berry loves dressing up her 18-month-old daughter NAHLA.
Quote: "I'm still recovering from it. I'm in treatment, as a matter of fact, because I can't get it outta my mind... That is the ultimate." Jamie Foxx on his impromptu kiss with Halle Berry at the recent Guy's Choice Awards in Los Angeles.
Quote: "I didn't know what true love was until now. Being a mum is the best role of my career. Nothing can beat this." Halle Berry loves looking after her daughter NAHLA.
Quote: "I've always had a thing for Catwoman. Michelle Pfeiffer or Halle Berry in tight leather pants, with the boots - I'm pretty good with either one." Denis Leary revels his fascination with the actresses who've played the feline Batman villain.
Quote: "I'm scared to death. I just hope my reaction fits into the story. If it's uncontrollable screaming it might be a different type of movie." Halle Berry is anxiously awaiting to shave her head on camera for her forthcoming part in 2010 romantic comedy NAPPILY EVER AFTER.
Quote: "Filming X-Men was amazing. Can you imagine what it was like starting your day walking into the make-up room and giving a good morning kiss to Halle Berry, Rebecca Romijn and Anna Paquin? Can you imagine how good that felt?" Patrick Stewart had great fun on the set of X-Men.
Quote: "I'm complete. I have more to offer my craft because (my daughter) makes me indelibly better every day." Halle Berry is convinced she's a better actress after becoming a mother to little NAHLA, now 11 months old.
Quote: "It was freezing, all day rain. Day one, we shot 12 hours, over and over, dozens of times. Then we had to come back and do it all over another day. I had a running nose. I don't know why Halle Berry can cry so beautifully and, me, the nose runs and the eyes bug out." Actress Viola Davis insists filming emotional scenes with Meryl Streep on the set of DOUBT wasn't at all fun.
Fact: Oscar winner Halle Berry and 2009 nominee TARAJI P. HENSON will receive joint honours at Essence magazine's Black Women in Hollywood luncheon on Thursday (19Feb09).
Quote: "There aren't many other stars, besides Halle Berry and Jennifer Lopez, who most people in the world can relate to. We look like people of the world - I can kind of mix in with girls from Asia, South America." American actress Jessica Alba on her Mexican, Danish and French-Canadian heritage.
Quote: "That is worth the pain! I am thrilled to hear someone like Halle say something like that. But what I would want to say to her is, 'Well, you can,' because all I do is say, 'I don't give a s**t!'" Kate Winslet is thrilled by Halle Berry's recent comments about the Brit's courage when it comes to stripping on screen.
Fact: Oscar winner Halle Berry is appearing in a series of public service announcements to raise awareness about ovarian cancer. The campaign, due to begin in August (08), is a collaboration with the Callaway Golf Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation.
Fact: Hollywood actress Halle Berry has been voted the sexiest black woman of all time, according to a new poll. The 41-year-old came top in a survey by TV One Access. Second place went to model Gabrielle Union - who pipped Beyonce Knowles third place. Supermodel Naomi Campbell came fourth, followed by R+B star Rihanna in fifth place.
Quote: "I'm not shopping any baby pictures. GABRIEL and I have decided that that's not something we feel comfortable doing." New mum Halle Berry insists she and boyfriend Gabriel Aubry have chosen not to pose for magazine family photos with their baby NAHLA.
Quote: "I wish Halle (Berry) (and the baby) all the happiness and success in the world, as that is what I'm experiencing at this point in my life". Halle Berry's former husband Eric Benet is keen to let the world know he's moved on from his famous ex.
Quote: "I don't think this is actually a translation of the comic book in any way. For starters, the comic-book drawings quite clearly show that my role is played by Eminem and ANGELINA (JOLIE)'s by Halle Berry." Actor James McAvoy insists his new movie WANTED is not a faithful adaptation of MARK MILLAR's comic book of the same name.
Quote: "I cannot imagine a better looking baby than this one." Fashion queen Donatella Versace on Halle Berry and model Gabriel Aubry's newborn baby girl NAHLA ARIELA. The Versace boss introduced the couple.
Fact: NAHLA, the name Halle Berry has given her baby daughter, means honey bee in Arabic.
Quote: "I'm realistic. I don't think motherhood is easy. Sometimes your kids might get on your nerves, sometimes you wish they would go away. Real motherhood is not this bliss you imagine it might be." Halle Berry isn't kidding herself about the pressures of her impending motherhood.
Quote: "This is the first red carpet I've walked down where I don't have to think about holding in my stomach - because I can't!" Pregnant actress Halle Berry no longer dreads being scrutinised on the red carpet.
Quote: "I have this little teddy bear that I diaper." Pregnant Halle Berry is preparing for motherhood by practising with cuddly toys.
Quote: "I was glad I showed up to get my Razzie (Award)... but they better never give me one of those damn things again." Halle Berry on becoming one of the few stars who turned up for the Golden Raspberry Awards to collect a Worst Performance dishonour for her role as CATWOMAN.
Fact: Oscar winner Halle Berry can play the flute.
Quote: "I have this recurring dream where my teeth fly out and I can't speak. They chatter around the room and I try to catch them." Halle Berry on what wakes her up at night.
Fact: Halle Berry will be honoured with the Desert Palm Achievement Award for her role in THINGS WE LOST IN THE FIRE at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in California next month (Jan08). Berry joins Daniel Day-Lewis, who will receive the same award for his performance in upcoming movie THERE WILL BE BLOOD.
Fact: Halle Berry and silver screen icon DOROTHY DANDRIDGE, who the Oscar winner played in a 1999 biopic, were born in the same Cleveland, Ohio hospital.
Fact: Halle Berry is named after a department store in her native Cleveland, Ohio.
Fact: Halle Berry's ex-husband, and former basketball player, DAVID JUSTICE's California home has been destroyed by the wildfires currently sweeping the southern part of the state.
Quote: "I'm at a point where I can't even believe the baby is going to come out." Pregnant actress Halle Berry is still amazed she's expecting her first child.
Quote: "We were doing a scene without a kiss and (director) SUSANNE (BIER) didn't think it was working. Finally, she came up and said, `I think maybe you should try a little smooch.' And I said, `Don't mind if I do.'" Benicio Del Toro had no qualms about kissing co-star Halle Berry in new film THINGS WE LOST IN THE FIRE.
Quote: "The joke is I go to people and say, 'Hey, I'm in a movie with Halle Berry,' and I go, 'Yeah, and I slept with her. You gotta go check it out. I sleep with her.'" Benicio Del Toro likes to tantalise friends about his role in new film THINGS WE LOST IN THE FIRE.
Quote: "All of my friends - I'm so happy to come show them my 3-D ultrasound - and they all say, `It kinda looks like David Letterman'. You kinda can see little glasses." Halle Berry thinks her four-month-old foetus looks like the U.S. late-night talk show host.
Quote: "I feel more sexy now than I've ever felt - really, truly, sexy. I put on a great dress and sometimes I'm like, 'OK! I don't look so bad,' but I never felt sexy in the way I feel sexy now." Pregnant Halle Berry feels great.
Quote: "I would love to do a duet with Halle Berry. She doesn't sing but she could stand there (and) we'd make something up... And if Prince and I ever got together. Crazy!" Jamie Foxx on his dream recording partners.
Quote: "Hugh Jackman can sing and dance for real and actually Halle Berry, Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are all very good singers, so X-Men 4 could be THE MUSICAL." X-MEN star James Marsden hopes to follow his HAIRSPRAY success with another quirky movie musical.
Fact: Madonna, Ringo Starr and Halle Berry were among the celebrities who sent beloved US TV host Regis Philbin get-well gifts as he recovered from a heart operation. Madonna and Berry sent him luxury bathrobes, while former Beatle Starr sent the TV star a basket of apples.
Quote: "I don't do foursomes... a twosome, maybe." Halle Berry on her preferences for a golfing day out.
Quote: "It's embarrassing especially if you have a significant other or somebody's married; it's an uncomfortable situation." Halle Berry on filming sex scenes.
Fact: Halle Berry's most recent indulgence is a massage room she installed in her Los Angeles mansion, where she can "treat myself better".
Quote: "French toast with more syrup than anybody should have, a bowl of pasta and five orders of banana foster." Diabetic actress Halle Berry's on her sweet edible dreams.
Quote: "The next chapter in my life, I think, will be about parenthood. Waking up and doing movies isn't quite enough anymore." Halle Berry is planning her next starring role - as a mother.
Fact: Halle Berry made such a fuss about the stylish LAUREN FELTON matte jersey dresses worn by waitresses at the Soho Grand Hotel in New York during a recent stay, bosses gave her one as a gift.
Quote: "I wish they would stop that because being pregnant is such a serious event in a woman's life and to make light of life when I had an extra burger is getting a little annoying." Halle Berry insists reports she's pregnant with model boyfriend GABRIEL AUBREY's baby are ridiculous.
Quote: "He's a very good cook. He's the only one in my house, that's for sure... He's a really good man." Halle Berry heaps praise on boyfriend Gabriel Aubry at the opening of his new New York restaurant Cafe Fuego.
Quote: "They referred to her as 'Hairy Belly' which we all thought was hilarious. She was not amused at all." Die Another Day actress Rosamund Pike recalls how Japanese fans struggled to pronounce her co-star Halle Berry's name during their James Bond publicity tour.
Quote: "Halle Berry at some Screen Actors Guild Awards thing. Of course, if we ever got married, her name would be Halle Berry-Perry." Matthew Perry when asked who is the most beautiful woman he's ever laid his eyes on.
Quote: "You've got to hate men. You've got to man-bash. Then you come back around. Now I love men!" Actress Halle Berry on recovering from bad break-ups.
Quote: "I think I'm done. I'm fresh out of superheroes." Halle Berry has no plans to reprise her role in flop CATWOMAN.
Quote: "It's almost like looking at an eclipse of the sun. You have to take a pin and poke it through an index card and look at her through that, because you could hurt yourself (looking directly at her)." Actor Bruce Willis is blinded by the beauty of his PERFECT STRANGER co-star Halle Berry.
Quote: <p>"She was just there, radiating life and beauty and warmth and she was genuinely happy for me... I was just swept away." Adrien Brody remembers his famous Oscar night kiss with Halle Berry. </p>
Fact: <p>Actress Halle Berry has followed in the footsteps of Madonna and Demi Moore by becoming the new face of fashion house Versace. She was photographed for the latest advertising campaign by acclaimed celebrity snapper Mario Testino. </p>
Quote: <p>"I can be a little bottom-heavy if I don't watch out. I wish I had smaller boobs, because then I could go bra-less and wear really great clothes." Halle Berry insists she's far from happy with her lauded figure. </p>
Quote: <p>"I was sad and disappointed about CATWOMAN. It was a year of my life, training and studying, and we all worked hard... It was a big risk that didn't pay off." Halle Berry is still reeling from the flop of Catwoman. </p>
Quote: <p>"I didn't shave and I didn't bathe for about a month. I did that until people on the set couldn't take it any more. SAM (L JACKSON) doesn't let me forget it - to this day, he still calls me Stink Butt." Halle Berry recalls her extreme preparation for her junkie role in Spike Lee's JUNGLE FEVER. </p>