Darnell breaks down the different aspects he looks for when casting his shows, between a host, a judge and a contestant.Says Darnell, “I put Simon Cowell and Gordon Ramsey in the same bucket." He adds, "In that, they’re both really talented, and the reason people like them is because they are authentic." Darnell argues that viewers, "will forgive a bad day, or an angry comment, if you know they’re real.At the end of October, Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez announced they were divorcing after just two years of marriage.
“We move forward with love and respect for one another.” But if Berry’s past — and the aggressive divorce lawyers each has hired — is any indication, the parting will be anything but amicable. ” Justice also used the platform to remove his name from the rumor mill of abusers — and add a new one.
Martinez is her third husband and second baby-daddy and just the latest in a string of bitter breakups and ugly legal battles for the Oscar-winning actress. He’ll be called ‘The Best’ until it ends,” he recently tweeted. “When she first reported that she had been in abusive relationships, she wouldn’t name the ‘famous’ former boyfriend (WS),” he tweeted.
The common denominator of all the drama is, of course, Berry herself — leaving many wondering why the beauty has such a beastly record with relationships. He signed off with a warning to Berry’s most recent ex, Martinez. While it was unclear whom, exactly, Justice was referring to, Berry dated Wesley Snipes in 1990.
“She has always looked for ‘alpha males,’ but after this divorce, she’s going to need a long period of self-reflection before she hooks up with anyone else,” a Berry friend tells The Post. Only the guys in the relationship with Halle know the real deal . The actress was none too happy with the online outbursts from her exes.
Here, a selective, sordid history of Berry’s recent relationships. “Halle was pissed that these guys, who she hadn’t spoken to in years, took advantage of her divorce announcement,” a Berry friend tells The Post.
Married 1993 to 1997 Berry’s first marriage, to former Yankee David Justice, ended with her filing a restraining order against him. Me, Eric, Gabriel and Olivier were all her ‘Knight in Shining Armor’, until it ends . “She thought it was totally rude and ungallant.” Married 2001 to 2005 The actress’s second union, to R&B singer-songriter Benét, ended amid his admission that he had cheated on her.Now, following the Berry-Martinez divorce announcement, he’s come out swinging on social media. But a source close to Benét says the singer was unfairly maligned.He is particularly incensed that Berry — who has spoken openly of being in an abusive relationship in which she was hit so hard that she lost 80 percent of her hearing in one ear — never made it clear to the public that he wasn’t her abuser. “He has always been painted as the villain — the sex addict who broke Halle’s heart,” the insider says.“She was mad at me leaving the relationship so she and her Hollywood Team just tried to destroy my character. “She had a major part to play in their problems, too, and Eric feels as though she should acknowledge that.” While they were married, it was reported that Berry had adopted Benét’s young daughter India, who lost her mother in a car accident when she was just 15 months old.(She’s now 24.) “I’m all [India’s] got as far as a mother goes.It feels as if she’s my own,” the actress told an interviewer while married to Benét.