Halle Berry Never Named the Ex-Boyfriend Who Damaged Her Hearing, but She Called Him Out

Monica Otayza
Oct 25, 2021
08:40 P.M.

Halle Berry has had her fair share of heartbreaks, but one mystery that remains through the years is the ex-boyfriend who damaged her hearing.


Several times in the past, Halle Berry has spoken out about the abuses she experienced at the hands of her ex-boyfriends. One particular relationship got so bad that the man she refused to name made her lose 80% of her hearing.

The "Catwoman" actress is an advocate for raising awareness against domestic violence, and for a good reason. She's had several experiences in her life that had hurt her badly, all beginning when she watched her mother suffer abuse from her father.

Halle Berry accepting her Best Actress Award at the 74th Oscars in 2002 | Source: Youtube.com/oscars

Halle Berry accepting her Best Actress Award at the 74th Oscars in 2002 | Source: Youtube.com/oscars


At the Mayors Fund Benefit in New York City back in 2011, Berry opened up about choosing to date men who were just like her dad. When she lost 80% of her hearing due to an ex-boyfriend, she decided to break the cycle.


Williams claims that the person who busted Berry's eardrum was actually Wesley Snipes.



During her speech, the actress admitted that her mom's self-esteem rubbed off on her because she watched her mom get hurt. She reportedly explained:

"It was only when I was in an abusive relationship and blood squirted on the ceiling of my apartment and I lost 80% of my hearing in my ear that I realized, I have to break the cycle."



The same way she finally decided to stand up for herself, she hopes other women will do the same. In all of her relationships, she makes sure that violence is something she will not tolerate at all.

After Berry's revelation, people started digging about who the mystery boyfriend was. Several of her boyfriends have spoken out about it in hopes of clearing their names.

Halle Berry attends the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on April 12, 2018. | Source: Getty Images

Halle Berry attends the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on April 12, 2018. | Source: Getty Images


R&B singer Christopher Williams who was linked to the actress in the early 1990s, set the record straight after people assumed he was the one that hit her, which made her lose most of her hearing in her right ear.


After several false articles about him, Williams claims that the person who busted Berry's eardrum was Wesley Snipes. At the time, Snipes' representatives never returned any calls about the incident.



Snipes and the actress' relationship happened in 1991, which people claimed had her crying all the time. Her unhappy relationship took an even more violent turn when a boyfriend she refused to name struck her that her eardrum was punctured.

It would take a couple more years until Berry experienced another heartbreak: divorcing from Atlanta Braves star David Justice. At the time, Berry claims she struggled to understand why they were divorcing.



However, for Justice, he believed it was a long time coming. He even shared that both he and Berry knew and felt the seriousness of their problems. During their vacation in Bermuda celebrating their anniversary, he admitted that their marriage was a mistake.

According to Justice, both of them were unhappy, and he felt as if he was walking on eggshells around her, as everything he did was wrong in her eyes.



Due to her trauma from past relationships, she was extra suspicious of the athlete. He said:

“She’d get mad when I watched ESPN. And every time she saw a picture of me with a woman, any woman who might have been standing by my side, she thought I was cheating."



According to Justice, he did not know a girl who could throw a tantrum as Berry did. Despite the pain, Berry was okay for as long as it taught her something.

Despite her troublesome relationships at the time, Berry's career was thriving. The Oscar winner wrapped up production after production, starring in high-profile hits like "Catwoman" and "Nappily Ever After."



In 2015, years after they ended their relationship, Justice spoke out about the abuse claims brought about by Berry's camp. He created a now-deleted Twitter thread defending himself from accusations that he cheated and abused the actress.

Justice's reason for finally speaking up after all these years is because of his three young children, two boys and a girl. Given that they can now read what's on the internet, and so can their friends, he wanted to set the record straight: "I never hit Halle Berry."



Although Berry never said that he hit her, she never said he didn't either. He thought that was not very reassuring, especially since he was raised by a single mother whom he loves and respects.

The athlete claims he would never hit a woman because of this, and the reason he was speaking out was for his wife, his children, and the rest of his family, friends, and fans. He wanted them to know the truth.



In his now-deleted rant session, he patterned what Williams' had previously said about Wesley Snipes hitting her. Although he did not name him, he wrote the initials "WS," saying Berry had previously disclosed this to him.

Before ending the rant, Justice went on to say that all of Berry's exes are all her "knight in shining armor" until their relationship ends. He went on to warn her ex-husband Olivier Martinez about what was coming for him after their separation.



After the Twitter spree, Berry's ex-husband Eric Benet who was married to her from 2001 to 2005, tweeted him back, saying: "My man [David Justice] is tweeting some truth dis' mornin'!"

Benet is the same man whom Berry stuck by after he admitted to cheating on her ten times. He also took a 12-step program to cure him of sex addiction in a rehabilitation clinic.


Despite all that she's gone through, Berry recently gave love another chance through Van Hunt. They went Instagram official in September 2020, and he's since been a regular on the "Monsters' Ball" actress' feed.

While she's proud to show her relationship with Hunt, she's fiercely protective of her two children, Nahla Ariela Aubry and Maceo Robert Martinez. The pair are rarely seen on social media, and their faces are often covered on rare occasions that she posts about them.


news.AmoMama.com does not support or promote any kind of violence, self-harm, or abusive behavior. We raise awareness about these issues to help potential victims seek professional counseling and prevent anyone from getting hurt. news.AmoMama.com speaks out against the above mentioned and news.AmoMama.com advocates for a healthy discussion about the instances of violence, abuse, sexual misconduct, animal cruelty, abuse etc. that benefits the victims. We also encourage everyone to report any crime incident they witness as soon as possible.

Related posts

Woman Adopts Her Husband's Late Ex-wife's Baby to Keep Him from Foster Care, Gets Criticised: "Poor Baby"

February 02, 2024

Brad Pitt’s Younger Girlfriend, Ines De Ramon, Poses in Unbuttoned Shirt in New Modeling Gig

April 19, 2024

Brad Pitt’s Much Younger Girlfriend, 33, Finally Divorced from Her Estranged Husband — Details

March 11, 2024

Users Say Brad Pitt's New Partner Is Angelina Jolie's Twin: What Do the Two Women Have in Common?

February 22, 2024

OJ Simpson Dies — Family Speaks Up with a Request in the Wake of His Passing

April 12, 2024

Man Wins Millions in Lottery and Gives All the Money to Ex-Wife — His Girlfriend Plots Revenge

April 13, 2024

This Woman Is New Partner of Hollywood Star after his Difficult Divorce: She is His Ex-Wife's 'Copycat'

February 14, 2024

Robert Downey Jr. Is Lucky to Have ‘Sane’ Wife for 18 Years – She Set Rules to Save Their Relationship

February 27, 2024

My Son Wouldn't Stop Crying after My MIL Moved In - I Uncovered the Shocking Truth despite My Wife's Doubts

April 11, 2024

How Shania Twain Resurrected After Divorce from Husband Who Cheated on Her with Her Best Friend

May 22, 2024

My Husband Wouldn't Stop Telling Me That I Smelled Horrible - I Found Out Why and Made Him Regret It

April 10, 2024

Spotlight on Five Celebrities Who Rock Their Locs

February 14, 2024

Brad Pitt, 60, & Girlfriend, 34, Make Rare PDA-Filled Outing — Fans Debate Whether She Looks like Angelina Jolie

May 07, 2024

My Daughter and I Visited My Mother, and We Returned to Discover My Husband's Ex Living in Our House

May 05, 2024