By Megan Turner. He makes everyone feel special; he takes the time to talk to you and look at you. But neither coupling produced the kind of sparks that flew when Berry and Thornton hit the sheets. Even director Marc Forster was blown away. Berry says the fact that both stars are secure in their marriages helped them leave their inhibitions at the door. I want this. And she did have a fight on her hands to convince Forster that, despite her many glamorous roles in mainstream blockbusters, she could get down and dirty in a sparse, shoestring-budget film that veers from tender to shockingly brutal. Asked what an Academy Award would mean to her, in light of the years she spent struggling for recognition as a black actress in Hollywood, she bows her head. When she looks up, her eyes are brimming with tears.
Husband Eric Benet, 36, admitted cheating on her ten times. If everybody lived by the principles of 12 steps, there would be a lot more healthy people walking around. Latest Headlines U. Halle and her 'sex addict' man Oscar winner Halle Berry has revealed how she stood by her husband after his recent therapy for sex addiction.
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Given all that has happened in his very public private life over the past five years or so, it's easy to forget that Eric Benet was once a promising recording artist. Then in , Benet married actress Halle Berry , one of the most celebrated beauties in Hollywood. Not long after the two exchanged vows, Berry's star exploded. She bared her breasts in Swordfish and became an overnight sex symbol. She bared her soul in Monster's Ball and became the first black woman to win an Oscar for best actress. Benet, in the meantime, fell into the shadows.
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