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Halle Berry To Launch Shoe Range

2/1/2012 1:44pm EST
Halle Berry
Actress Halle Berry is set to show off her fashion credentials by launching her own footwear range.

The Oscar winner has teamed up with German label Deichmann, Europe's biggest shoe retailer, to design 5th Avenue By Halle Berry.

The collection, to be launched in the U.K. next month, includes more than 40 limited edition pairs.

However, she may have trouble modeling the shoes in promotional ads - the Monster's Ball star recently injured her foot and has been spotted wearing a cast on her right leg and hobbling on crutches as she recovers.

Berry follows in the footsteps of supermodel ...

Billy Bob Thornton: 'Don't Put Me Out To Pasture'

3/21/2011 2:22pm EDT
Billy Bob Thornton
Billy Bob Thornton has no plans to quit Hollywood because he would "go crazy" if he was forced to endure a quiet life of retirement.

The Monster's Ball star, 55, refuses to give up his career after 30 years of acting and insists relaxing on a sunny beach is his worst nightmare.

He tells Britain's Celebs on Sunday magazine, "I think about giving up probably three or four times a day but no, not yet. Don't put me out to pasture. Robert Duvall is not retired! Sometimes I get fed up, but I couldn't retire - I can't even go on a vacation. I would go crazy. The idea of going to the Bahamas an...

Surprise Oscar Wins: Is There A Pattern?

2/18/2011 5:23pm EST
Juliette Binoche
Some years, certain nominees seem to be locks to win Oscars. Yet almost every year, there is some sort of major upset at the Academy Awards. Some years there are none, but other years there are multiple. What will this year have in store? At this point, it's anybody's guess.

Looking back at the 10 most surprising wins of the last 15 years, can we notice any patterns? Here they are, in chronological order.

1. Juliette Binoche (The English Patient) beats Lauren Bacall (The Mirror Has Two Faces) for Supporting Actress (1996)

Binoche looked like someone whacked her on the side of the h...

Biggest Oscar Surprises Of The Last 10 Years... What's Next?

1/19/2011 12:34pm EST
Every year, the Oscar nominations seem all sewn up. There are so many predictors – winners of critics’ awards, Golden Globe nominees and winners, BAFTA nominees and the SAG nominees. Yet somehow, almost every year, a nominee slips in out of nowhere, and pundits shake their heads asking, “Where did that come from?”

This year’s Oscar nominees will be announced next week, Jan. 25. We won’t speculate yet, but there are bound to be some surprise nominees, even to the pundits.

Let’s take a look back at the last 10 years and look at what was particularly surprising among the major Oscar nomin...

Halle Berry Thrilled Over Her 'New' 2008 Film

11/13/2010 10:00am EST
Halle Berry
Halle Berry is relieved her long-delayed film "Frankie And Alice" has finally landed a release date because she was convinced the movie would "be buried on the shelf" and never hit the big screen.

The "Monster's Ball" star plays a young woman struggling with multiple personality disorder in the film, which she also produced.

She shot her scenes in 2008, but the movie's release date has been pushed back several times.

It's set to hit cinemas next month, and Berry is happy audiences will finally get to see the film.

She tells, "I'm like a deer in headlights. I thought this mov...

Halle Berry Goes Public For First Time With New Beau Olivier Martinez

10/25/2010 9:00am EDT
Halle Berry
Halle Berry went public with her romance with Olivier Martinez on Saturday when the new couple walked the red carpet at a charity gala in Hollywood.

The "Monster's Ball" beauty held hands with French hunk Martinez as they posed for pictures at the Carousel of Hope event in Beverly Hills, making their first official outing since becoming romantically involved while filming "Dark Tide" in South Africa over the summer.

An eyewitness tells the stars were "inseparable" at the bash, while Unfaithful actor Martinez was "constantly leaning in and whispering in Halle's ear, making h...

Halle Berry Blasted For Her High Security On Poland Trip

10/8/2010 8:18am EDT
Halle Berry
Halle Berry has been slammed by a top politician in Poland for her high level of security on a recent trip to the country.

The Monster's Ball star visited Warsaw earlier this month to launch her new perfume Reveal.

The actress is said to have had an armed police escort to take her around the country's capital and senior MP Edward Siarka has reacted with fury at claims Berry's entourage sped through a red light during her trip.

He tells Britain's Daily Star, "Anyone would have thought this was a president late for a meeting with The Queen"

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Halle Berry Named 'Sexiest Mom'

8/17/2010 11:36am EDT
Halle Berry
Halle Berry has topped a poll to find the hottest mom in Hollywood.

The Monster's Ball star has a two-year-old daughter, Nahla, with former partner Gabriel Aubry, and voters at think she's the sexiest mother in the spotlight.

Monica Bellucci, who gave birth to her second child in May, came out second, while Kate Beckinsale, mom to 11-year-old Lily, was voted third.

Jessica Alba, the mother of Honor, two, with husband Cash Warren was named fourth sexiest and Salma Hayek rounded out the top five for her mom credentials to two-year-old Valentina.

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Halle Berry Loves Being Nude

8/14/2010 7:00pm EDT
Halle Berry
Hollywood beauty Halle Berry wishes there were no laws against stripping off in public, because a nude photoshoot on a beach in Mexico was one of the most liberating experiences of her life.

The Monster's Ball star once ran down the beach naked in the holiday resort of Cabo San Lucas for a raunchy job and she admits she would jump at the chance to repeat the daring challenge if she could escape unpunished.

She tells Vogue magazine, "I could not have been happier in my life (during the Mexican photoshoot).

"If the world wouldn't persecute me, I'd take nude pictures every day of the wee...

Gabriel Aubry 'Sad' About Split With Halle Berry

5/1/2010 9:23am EDT
Gabriel Aubry and Halle Berry
Halle Berry's longterm boyfriend Gabriel Aubry has confirmed he's split from the actress - describing the break-up as "sad."

The twice-married "Monster's Ball" star has been dating the French-Canadian model since 2005, and she gave birth to the couple's first child, daughter Nahla, now two, in 2008.

Reports circulated on Friday suggesting the pair has gone their separate ways - and now Aubry has spoken out, revealing the couple has decided to finish its relationship.

In a statement released to Access Hollywood, Aubry says, "While I will not comment on all of the wild inaccuracies being s...

Halle Berry Splits With Gabriel Aubry, Struts Her Single Self At NYC Gala

4/30/2010 11:39am EDT
Halle Berry
Halle Berry has split from her longtime partner Gabriel Aubry, according to reports. She's seen here at last night's 4th Annual is the world's largest bone marrow doner center.

The twice-married Hollywood actress has been dating the French-Canadian model since 2005, and she gave birth to the couple's first child, daughter Nahla, now two, in 2008.

The couple reportedly worked out a "very short-term custody arrangement" for their daughter three weeks ago, according to

The "Monster's Ball" star was previously married to former baseball player David Justice, but the three-year unio...

Sandra Bullock, Kate Winslet Victims Of 'Best Actress' Oscar Curse? (Video)

3/19/2010 12:20am EDT
Oscar Curse
The latest news about Sandra Bullock's husband, Jesse James, allegedly cheating on her and the recent revelation that Kate Winslet is splitting from her husband, director Sam Mendes, leads us to believe that perhaps their recent Best Actress Oscar wins have something to do with it.

Yes folks, it appears that an 'Oscar Curse' has been running wild in Hollywood for the last decade. The curse appears to have begun in 2001, when Julia Roberts won the award for her performance in "Erin Brockovich". Shortly after her win (although not married to each other) she dumped boyfriend Benjamin Bratt.


Hopes For 2010

1/5/2010 12:00pm EST
Hopes for 2010
It's a new year, and it's time to dump the Top Ten lists and look forward to the things we hope to see in the near future. What do we want to see more of? What do we want to see end? Who do we want to see naked? The questions are endless, so here goes:

I hope Megan Fox reconsiders her "no nudity on camera" stance. Halle Berry showed frontal in Swordfish, then did an explicit sex scene in Monster's Ball, and then she got an Oscar. Just saying.

I hope Lost doesn't fall into its disturbingly common habit of making absolutely no sense for episodes at a time. I also hope the finale is rev...

Dumbest Celebrity Cheaters Ever

12/9/2009 10:49am EST
dumbest celebrity cheaters
In honor of Tiger Woods' unprecedented fall from grace, here are the all time dumbest celebrity cheaters. The "smartest" leads it off, then going down right through the bottom of the barrel.

Hugh Grant

Somehow, Hugh Grant ends up as the smartest man on this list. Yes, he cheated on Elizabeth Hurley with a prostitute. Yes, he got arrested for cheating on Elizabeth Hurley with a prostitute. Yes, he decided the best time to cheat on Elizabeth Hurley with a prostitute was while he was touring to promote his upcoming film, Nine Months. So why is Hugh Grant the "smartest" man on this list? ...

Female Celebrities Who Should Pose Nude For Playboy

3/20/2009 9:28am EDT
Jessica Alba
With many female celebrities now posing semi-nude for magazines like FHM or Maxim, it's becoming rare to see these same celebrities pose nude for a legendary magazine like Playboy. Sure, Playboy has had Brooke Burke and Kim Kardashian pose nude for the magazine in the last few years, but it has been rejected by a number of famous starlets.

Playboy is like the Yankees or Lakers of men's magazines. A lot of guys would sure like to see their favorite female stars pose for Playboy instead of these other magazines. That is why we've come up with a list of female celebrities who should pose...

Why Are So Many Rappers Acting?

8/27/2008 11:46am EDT
This isn't to bash rappers, nor is it to say that these artists aren't allowed to pursue different paths in Hollywood. With so many prominent rappers acquiring roles in big movies though, it begs the question-why?

It's not as if rappers in movies are a new thing. In 1991, Mario Van Peebles cast Ice-T as a cop in "New Jack City," a film that is beloved by many. That same year, director John Singleton cast Ice Cube as a Los Angeles gangbanger in "Boyz N the Hood." These two movies helped open the floodgates for rappers to enter the world of acting.

Soon, Will Smith went from rap...

Why So Serious? Looking Ahead to Heath Ledger's Final Role

1/29/2008 12:33pm EST
Heath Ledger
Ask any comic book fan what their most anticipated movie is this year and I guarantee a vast majority of them will say The Dark Knight, the eagerly awaited sequel to Batman Begins. One of the reasons this film has fans excited is Heath Ledger's portrayal of the Joker.

From the marketing efforts thus far, we see that this Joker is far different from any film or television interpretations of the past - a much darker take surely than Jack Nicholson's role from 20 years ago. The marketing behind this movie has up until now focused mainly on the Joker, with alternate reality games encourag...

Heath Ledger: Career Full Of Artistic Risks Cut Short By Early Death; Autopsy Due

1/23/2008 8:31am EST
Heath Ledger
NEW YORK (AP) - Heath Ledger turned down more teen movies after starring in the romantic comedy ''10 Things I Hate About You,'' waiting for the kinds of grueling, intense roles that would become his trademark.

The decision set him on a career path toward ''Brokeback Mountain'' - the film that earned him an Oscar nomination.

Two years later, Ledger was found dead Tuesday by his housekeeper and masseuse - lying naked and face-down at the foot of his bed, with prescription sleeping pills nearby, police said. He was 28.

Shocked fans set up a makeshift memorial of flowers and note...

'Kite Runner' A Touching Tale Of Friendship, Despite Convenient Twists

12/12/2007 12:26pm EST
The Kite Runner
Director Marc Forster's exceedingly respectful adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's international best seller ''The Kite Runner'' has both a subtle, captivating naturalism and some convenient plot turns that are difficult to overcome.

Screenwriter David Benioff (''The 25th Hour'') remained largely faithful to Hosseini's story about the friendship between two boys in Afghanistan just before the 1979 Soviet invasion, and the way one's betrayal of the other haunts him for decades to come.

When Forster focuses on the kids, wealthy Amir (Zekiria Ebrahimi) and the family servant's feisty son...

Bravo Rolls Out The Red Carpet For Halle Berry On 'Inside The Actors Studio'

10/27/2007 8:45am EDT
Halle Berry
Academy Award-winning actress Halle Berry joins Bravo's 13-time Emmy-nominated series "Inside the Actor's Studio" on Monday, October 29, at 8 PM ET/PT.

Host James Lipton discusses the successful career of the actress named 11 times as one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" and who in 2007 was named "The All Time Most Beautiful Woman."

Berry takes viewers through her diverse portfolio of characters from her role in Spike Lee's "Jungle Fever" to her Academy Award-winning performance in "Monsters Ball."

Berry gets intimate, revealing what it was like to tape the ...

Is Halle Berry Pregnant At Last?

8/15/2007 11:09am EDT
Halle Berry
Halle Berry's dream has reportedly come true: the actress recently learned she's two months pregnant, sources tell The National Enquirer. But Halle's baby joy has been tempered by her fears that her diabetes could turn the happiest event of her life into a difficult pregnancy.

Halle is so happy right now, said an insider. She's wanted a baby for so long. But at the same time she's scared because she is very aware of the complications that having diabetes can cause during pregnancy. She's doing everything possible to make sure her baby is born healthy.

According to medical exper...

Celebrity Birthdays, August 14

8/14/2007 3:00am EDT
Mila Kunis
Happy Birthday to "That 70s Show" and "Family Guy" actress Mila Kunis (1983), Scissor Sisters singer Ana Matronic (1974), "JAG" actress Catherine Bell (1968), "Monster's Ball" actress Halle Berry (1966), screenwriter Brannon Braga (1964), "The Brady Bunch" actress Susan Olsen (1961), British Broadway singing sensation Sarah Brightman (1960), basketball legend Magic Johnson (1959), "Mystic River" actress Marcia Gay Harden (1959), film composer James Horner (1953), "The Far Side" creator Gary Larson (1950), novelist Danielle Steel (1947), actress Susan Saint James (1946), actor Antonio Fargas...

Lionsgate Movies Now Available on iTunes

2/12/2007 11:41am EST
Dirty Dancing
Movies from Lionsgate will be available for purchase and download on the iTunes Store starting today. iTunes customers will be able to purchase blockbuster Lionsgate films like Terminator 2, LA Story, Basic Instinct, The Blair Witch Project and Dirty Dancing and more than 150 titles coming to iTunes this month.

"We're delighted to offer these incredibly popular Lionsgate films oniTunes, and look forward to adding even more films in the future," said Steve Beeks, president of Lionsgate. "iTunes lets users download these wonderful films to watch on their computer, TV or iPod, so movie f...

Celebrity Birthdays, August 14

8/14/2006 3:00am EDT
Mila Kunis
Happy Birthday to "That 70s Show" and "Family Guy" actress Mila Kunis (1983), Scissor Sisters singer Ana Matronic (1974), "JAG" actress Catherine Bell (1968), "Monster's Ball" actress Halle Berry (1966), screenwriter Brannon Braga (1964), "The Brady Bunch" actress Susan Olsen (1961), British Broadway singing sensation Sarah Brightman (1960), basketball legend Magic Johnson (1959), "Mystic River" actress Marcia Gay Harden (1959), film composer James Horner (1953), "The Far Side" creator Gary Larson (1950), novelist Danielle Steel (1947), actress Susan Saint James (1946), actor Antonio Fargas...

Halle Berry Wished She Was White

4/20/2006 9:36am EDT
Halle Berry
Halle Berry used to pray she would be "cured" of being black. The stunning actress dreamed of finding a pill to turn her skin white when she was a child, according to The Sun newspaper.

The 39-year-old - who was the first black woman to win an Oscar, for her performance in Monster's Ball - is quoted as saying: "Being a black woman I've struggled with that my whole life - feeling that if I changed, my life would be better."

Meanwhile, the X-Men star has also confessed she is insecure about her stunning looks - despite being one of the most beautiful women in the world. The actress ...

Jennifer Lopez and Eva Longoria Team Up For Comedy Movie

3/21/2006 10:23am EST
Jennifer Lopez
Latin stars Jennifer Lopez and Eva Longoria are set to team up as sisters for an upcoming movie. J.Lo has penned the script for the comedy project, and is reportedly trying to persuade the 'Desperate Housewives' actress to star opposite her. According to the Sky News website, the film tells the tale of "two sisters, both Hollywood stars, who fall out and dish the dirt on each other to the press."

Both actresses are looking for big-screen success with the film - which will reportedly begin shooting in September. Meanwhile, Longoria recently revealed she is desperate for a gritty movie r...