Halle Berry Files For Divorce From Olivier Martinez After 2 Years of Marriage

Actors have one child together

By Alyssa Toomey Oct 27, 2015 4:56 PMTags
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It's over for Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez

The 49-year-old actress has filed for divorce from the French actor after two years of marriage, E! News confirms. The couple, who wed in July 2013, have one child together, 2-year-old Maceo

"It is with a heavy heart that we have come to the decision to divorce," Berry and Martinez tell E! News in a statement. "We move forward with love and respect for one another and the shared focus of 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."

According to court documents obtained by E! News, the Oscar winner cited "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split and the soon-to-be ex-spouses have a prenup. She originally filed under the name Hal Maria, but refiled two days later under Halle Berry. 

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Berry has been photographed in recent months without her wedding ring. Amid rumors of a split, a source told E! News that Berry had not worn her ring since she lost it in Mexico for the Acapulco Film Festival back in January 2014, adding that there was "maybe" a replacement but it didn't work.

In July, the actress also seemingly forgot about her second wedding anniversary and was reminded of the day in an interview with E! News.

"Thank you for reminding me," she said while promoting her CBS show, Extant. "I gotta get something fast. I gotta get something fast."

She added, "Wow, two years. That's big for me." 


The X-Men star and her husband were last photographed together on Oct. 17 in Sherman Oaks, Calif., with their son.

Berry and Martinez met in 2010 while filming Dark Tide and got engaged in 2012. At the time, Berry admitted she was surprised to be walking down the aisle again. 

"I swore it off, right? Never say never, people!" the stunning star told Extra a week before saying I-do. 

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This marks Berry's third divorce. She was previously married to Eric Benét from 2001 to 2005 as well as David Justice from 1992 to 1997. 

The actress is also mom to 7-year-old daughter Nahla from her previous relationship with Gabriel Aubry. Since splitting up in 2010, she and Aubry have been in and out of court over the years to work out custody issues. In 2012, Aubry successfully petitioned a judge to prevent Berry from relocating full-time to Martinez's native France with Nahla.

TMZ was first to report the divorce. 

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