Monday 25 September 2017

Halle Berry to divorce husband Olivier Martinez after two years of marriage

Actors Olivier Martinez and Halle Berry arrive at Warner Bros. Pictures'
Actors Olivier Martinez and Halle Berry arrive at Warner Bros. Pictures' "Cloud Atlas" premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on October 24, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Actors Olivier Martinez (L) and Halle Berry attend the 2011 Jenesse Silver Rose Auction and Gala at the Beverly Hills Hotel on April 17, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez have had a baby boy together.
Actors Olivier Martinez (L) and Halle Berry attend Premiere Of CBS Television Studios & Amblin Television's "Extant" at California Science Center on June 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)
Halle Berry (R) poses with Olivier Martinez

Kerri-Ann Roper, Press Association Entertainment Editor

Hollywood actress Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez are divorcing after two years of marriage.

In a joint statement to American publication US Weekly, the couple said it was "with a heavy heart" they had decided to divorce.

The statement said: "We move forward with love and respect for one another and the shared focus for what is best for our son.

"We wish each other nothing but happiness in life, and we hope that you respect our, and most importantly our children's privacy, as we go through this difficult period."

Actors Olivier Martinez (L) and Halle Berry attend the 2011 Jenesse Silver Rose Auction and Gala at the Beverly Hills Hotel on April 17, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
Actors Olivier Martinez (L) and Halle Berry attend the 2011 Jenesse Silver Rose Auction and Gala at the Beverly Hills Hotel on April 17, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

The couple have a son, Maceo, and Berry has a daughter, Nahla, from a previous relationship.

Berry was previously married to baseball player David Justice and singer Eric Benet.

Halle Berry (R) poses with Olivier Martinez
Halle Berry (R) poses with Olivier Martinez
Actors Olivier Martinez (L) and Halle Berry attend Premiere Of CBS Television Studios & Amblin Television's
Actors Olivier Martinez (L) and Halle Berry attend Premiere Of CBS Television Studios & Amblin Television's "Extant" at California Science Center on June 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

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