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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Halle Berry

Her best and worst roles, her obsession — and what's up with that first name?


Her rocky relationships with baby daddies Olivier Martinez and Gabriel Aubry have grabbed recent headlines, but hottie Halle Berry has been making industry news for decades. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about the 49-year-old beauty queen and award winner — who has a serious illness, a business venture that smells like success, and a fetish for footwear!

1) She loves shoes. “I have hundreds,” she says. “I keep them on display out of boxes — otherwise I’d forget I had them.”

2) Halle has diabetes, which she manages with exercise and a balanced diet.

3) She had a bit part in Spike Lee’s “Jungle Fever” as a junkie named Vivian.

4) Her parents named her after Halle Brothers department store in their hometown of Cleveland, Ohio.

5) Halle got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007.

6) She won a Best Actress Oscar for 2001’s “Monster’s Ball” and a Worst Actress Razzie for 2004’s “Catwoman.”

7) She has her own perfume line, which includes Halle Berry Closer and Halle Berry Exotic Jasmine.

8) When she was filming 1991’s “The Last Boy Scout,” a boyfriend hit her so hard she lost 80 percent of her hearing in one ear.

9) Her CBS sci-fi show “Extant” got axed, but she’ll be executive-producing a drama for the network called “Legalease.”

10) In 1986, Halle was Miss Ohio and the first runner-up in the Miss USA pageant.