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Netflix Tosses Halle Berry Film
Netflix Tosses
Halle Berry Film

Netflix Tosses Halle Berry Film

'The Mothership' will vanish just like the farmer in its story

(Newser) - A film starring Halle Berry is headed for the waste bin. Netflix is canning the science-fiction film The Mothership, which has floundered in post-production for years, per Variety . It starred Berry as one half of a farming couple who finds herself a single mother when her husband mysteriously vanishes. A...

Halle Berry: 'Heartbreaking' My Win Didn't Open Doors
Halle Berry:
I Can't Believe
I'm Still the
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Halle Berry: I Can't Believe I'm Still the Only One

She became first Black woman to win top Oscar 20 years ago, says it's 'heartbreaking' there isn't a 2nd

(Newser) - After the Oscars are handed out on Sunday, it's a sure bet that Halle Berry will remain the only Black woman to have won the best actress award. As CNN notes, no Black women are nominated this year. Berry won her Oscar for Monster's Ball in 2002, and...

Halle Berry Ditches Trans Role After Outcry

Transgender actors should be able to tell their own stories, says actress

(Newser) - Over the weekend, Halle Berry mentioned in an Instagram Live interview that she was excited about a potential new role—playing a transgender man in an unspecified project. Now the 53-year-old actress is apologizing, reports CNN . "As a cisgender woman, I now understand that I should not have considered...

Intruder Calls Police on Halle Berry's Workers

According to LA law enforcement, at least

(Newser) - Con artist, crazy, whatever—a man is accused of trying to move into Halle Berry's place and change the locks while she was away, TMZ reports. Ronald Eugene Griffin, 59, was allegedly so galled when confronted by Berry employees that he called police, who arrived and figured out his...

Cops: Man Shot After Aretha Franklin Argument

Pair in barbershop disagreed about who was starring in upcoming biopic

(Newser) - Fans mourned Aretha Franklin all around the world Thursday—including in a barbershop in Suffolk, Va., where a discussion of the Queen of Soul turned violent. Witnesses say that after an argument over whether Halle Berry had played or was going to play Franklin in a biopic turned violent, Michael...

Halle Berry Says Oscar Win Was Meaningless

She's still fighting for diversity in Hollywood

(Newser) - In her off-the-cuff acceptance speech, Halle Berry dedicated her 2002 Oscar for best actress to "every nameless, faceless woman of color that now has a chance because this door tonight has been opened." But 15 years later, the opportunities are not at all like she imagined they would...

What's Behind Halle Berry's Divorce

Supposed temper issues on both sides, plus work-life balance

(Newser) - What led Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez to file for divorce? According to People 's sources, Martinez's temper is largely to blame. "He had an explosive temper in a way that was profoundly frightening," one source says. "You never knew when he would explode."...

It's Over for Halle Berry, Olivier Martinez

They're divorcing after 2 years of marriage

(Newser) - Apparently brawling with your fiancee's ex is not a guarantee that your eventual marriage will last, because Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez are getting a divorce. The couple met in 2010 and wed in 2013; they had a son together that same year. "It is with a heavy...

5 Actors Who Hated Their Own Films

Channing Tatum is the latest to weigh in

(Newser) - Tell us how you really feel, Channing Tatum. The actor went on Howard Stern's show today and said of 2009's GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra, in which he played Duke , "I f---ing hate that movie. I hate that movie." He explained that as a young...

5 Female Celebs With Their Own Businesses

Including lines exclusively sold at Target, Walmart

(Newser) - Business ownership is the latest must-have among women on the A-list. Five female celebs who are cashing in on their star power:
  • Halle Berry, Scandale Paris : The Oscar winner's line of $7 panties and $18 bras went on sale at Target stores in October. It's doing well, and

7 Celebs Who've Hurt Themselves While Filming

Or at least while on location

(Newser) - Johnny Depp hurt his hand while on location for the latest Pirates of the Caribbean flick, the Huffington Post reports, though the Wrap notes he wasn't filming or even on set at the time. He needs surgery, but production will be only "minimally impacted," a source says....

Halle Berry, Ex Squabble in Court—Over Kid's Hair

Actress says Gabriel Aubry trying to make Nahla look less black

(Newser) - Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry have long stood as models of how not to treat the person with whom you're co-parenting a child (see: brawl , citizen's arrest , insane child support ), but they've taken their bickering over daughter Nahla to a new low: As TMZ reports, Berry...

5 Stars Who've Been Haunted
 5 Stars Who've Been Haunted 

5 Stars Who've Been Haunted

Happy (almost) Halloween!

(Newser) - With Halloween coming up, The Stir rounds up 10 celebrities who believe in ghosts:
  • Demi Lovato says her childhood home in Texas was haunted, and a ghost named Emily was her best friend. She claims she's had a medium and ghost hunters confirm the story.
  • When Halle Berry was

Malia Obama Has a New Hollywood Gig

Or at least she did for one day, working with Halle Berry

(Newser) - Malia Obama had a new and very high-profile job, at least for one day. An insider tells TheWrap that the first daughter was seen working as a production assistant on the set of Halle Berry's sci-fi TV series Extant in LA last week. "She helped with computer shop...

Halle Berry's Child Support Bill: $16K a Month

Judge orders her to pay that amount to Gabriel Aubry

(Newser) - Halle Berry will be paying more per month in child support than you probably do to, well, live your entire life. A judge last month approved a partial settlement between the actress and her ex-boyfriend, Gabriel Aubry, ordering Berry to pay $16,000 per month to Aubry to support their...

8 Stars Who Were Homecoming Queens

And then their lives got even better

(Newser) - Some celebrities were awkward growing up ... others, well, they got voted homecoming queen. Perez Hilton rounds up 17 of the latter. A sampling:
  • Rosie O'Donnell: Was homecoming queen and prom queen at her New York high school.
  • Halle Berry: Was the first black homecoming queen at her Cleveland high

Jimmy Kimmel Gets Married
 Jimmy Kimmel Gets Married 

Jimmy Kimmel Gets Married

Elsewhere, Halle Berry does, too

(Newser) - Jimmy Kimmel is once again a married man. Kimmel wed his girlfriend of four years, Molly McNearney, yesterday in Ojai, California, reports US Weekly . He is 45 and McNearney, one of two head writers on Jimmy Kimmel Live, is 35. Among the 300 or so guests were Matt Damon, Ben...

Halle Berry Testifies for Bill to Rein In Paparazzi

Actress says photographers stalk her daughter

(Newser) - Halle Berry testified today for a California bill that would limit the ability of paparazzi to photograph the children of celebrities and public figures. "My daughter doesn't want to go to school because she knows `the men' are watching for her," Berry told an Assembly committee. "...

16 Crazy Hollywood Custody Fights

From drunk cheeseburger-eating to bizarre affairs, accusations

(Newser) - There's nothing like a celebrity custody dispute to make Thanksgiving morning interesting in Hollywood. Radar rounds up 16 of the nastiest:
  • Who can forget the time David Hasselhoff was filmed, drunk, eating a cheeseburger off his floor, causing him to temporarily lose custody of his daughters? During his custody

17 Stars Who Had Babies Over 40

Halle Berry will soon join the group

(Newser) - Halle Berry says that getting pregnant again at 46 was " the biggest surprise of her life ," considering she thought she "was kind of past the point where this could be a reality for me." But she's far from the only celebrity to have a baby...

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