Only John [Cusack], from Paperboy.” He roars with laughter. ” Booed when it premiered at Cannes last year, and released to mixed reviews this spring, The Paperboy was his spectacularly unhinged attempt at film noir. In its most notorious scene, Nicole Kidman urinates on Zac Efron to alleviate a jellyfish sting – if nothing else, a remarkable testament to Daniels’s considerable powers of persuasion. In one pic, the young man has his arm around Berry which he captioned: “Every Queen deserves a King, blessed to have you in my life love you @halleberry ❤️.” star has not commented either way, she did ignite pregnancy talk earlier this month when she stepped out on a red carpet caressing her stomach in the manner many pregnant celebs tend to do.Her camp quickly dismissed the rumors as fake news.
As Star previously reported, back in 2009, Chris was reportedly forced to spend seven days in jail, after serving as the getaway driver for an armed drug scandal at Hofstra University, where a group of fellow students burst into a campus drug dealer’s dorm room with pellet guns, and stole Ecstasy, cocaine, marijuana, cash and jewelry.
“Putting my name before the film takes away from the work,” he concedes, before explaining that the title was forced upon him after a legal wrangle with Warner Bros, which already owned a 1916 film called The Butler. His most audience-friendly film to date, it marches dutifully through the story of a black man (Forest Whitaker) who was raised on a cotton plantation in the Twenties in Georgia and went on to serve for 34 years as a butler in the White House. If you don’t get nominated, then it’s like a bad review,” he says, slumping back into the sofa theatrically.
Apparently The Weinstein Company, which is distributing the new film, suggested Lee Daniels’ The Butler, and the director was simply too frantic to come up with an alternative. “But we were at the Ziegfield theatre in NY and I saw my name up there, ‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’. Along the way, he witnesses many of the major milestones of the civil rights movement, including the protests of the Freedom Riders, Martin Luther King’s March on Washington and the rise of the Black Panthers, before accepting a special invitation to attend the inauguration of the US’s first black president in 2009. “Mandela, 12 Years a Slave, Fruitvale Station…” Will his film be able to compete with these others come Oscars time? “It guts you more than anything.” As with many of his films, half the fun of watching The Butler is in spotting the famous faces among the cast.
Star Magazine: Only one month after the two announced their divorce, the 49-year-old stunner may already be on the rebound with another man. Up-and-coming rapper Chris Webby, who at age 27, is 22 years Halle’s junior!
After meeting through acquaintances early this year, and reconnecting at San Diego’s Comic-con in July, sources told Star that, “Halle’s having a lot of fun with Chris.” The insider also revealed that, “She [Halle] has a weakness for bad boys who are a little rough around the edges.