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Halle Berry, 55, reveals she had a ‘commitment ceremony’ with beau Van Hunt, 51

Halle Berry has gotten very serious with her musician boyfriend Van Hunt, whom she has called ‘my new amazing love.’

The Oscar-winning actress told AARP The Magazine that the two have already had a ‘commitment ceremony’ led by her son Maceo.

‘My son, Maceo, of his own volition did this little commitment ceremony for us in the back seat of the car. I think he finally sees me happy, and it’s infectious. It was his way of saying, This is good. I like this. This makes me happy,’ she shared.

In it: Halle Berry has gotten very serious with her musician boyfriend Van Hunt, whom she has called ‘my new amazing love’

And Berry added: ‘It was a very real moment for all of us. I teared up, Van was fighting back tears. Even Maceo knew he’d said something poignant. It meant a lot to us. 

‘I have two children with two different fathers. Van has a son. As a mom living this modern, blended family, all I care about is that my kids are OK with the decisions I’m making.’

This comes after Halle fooled Instagram followers into thinking she wed Hunt; later she said they were ‘a**holes’ for doing that. 

She thinks it works with Van because they took their time.

Just the two of us: The Oscar-winning actress told AARP-The Magazine that the two have already had a 'commitment ceremony' led by her son Maceo

Just the two of us: The Oscar-winning actress told AARP-The Magazine that the two have already had a ‘commitment ceremony’ led by her son Maceo

‘Because of COVID, we spent four months talking on the phone. We were forced to only let our brains connect and discover if we had a connection before our bodies decided to get involved,’ she shared.

The cover girl said she fell in love with his mind and now she ‘really believes I’ve found my person. I fell in love with him before I even met him.’

Finding her happy place with Hunt  took a while as she had some difficult relationships in the past.

Sharing: 'My son, Maceo, of his own volition did this little commitment ceremony for us in the back seat of the car. I think he finally sees me happy, and it’s infectious. It was his way of saying, This is good. I like this. This makes me happy,' she shared

Sharing: ‘My son, Maceo, of his own volition did this little commitment ceremony for us in the back seat of the car. I think he finally sees me happy, and it’s infectious. It was his way of saying, This is good. I like this. This makes me happy,’ she shared

Kisses for Mr Hunt: And Berry added: ‘It was a very real moment for all of us. I teared up, Van was fighting back tears. Even Maceo knew he’d said something poignant. It meant a lot to us’; seen in 2021

Halle was wed to Olivier Martinez (m. 2013–2016), Eric Benét (m. 2001–2005), David Justice (m. 1993–1997).

She also had her daughter Nahla with model Gabriel Aubry.  

‘Women get stuck in relationships. We want to make it work; we want to fix it,’ she noted.

‘Then we often jump into a new relationship to heal from the old one, and we’re just rebounding and never taking the time to grow and take care of ourselves first.

A joke This comes after Halle fooled Instagram followers into thinking she wed Hunt; later she said they were 'a**holes' for doing that

A joke This comes after Halle fooled Instagram followers into thinking she wed Hunt; later she said they were ‘a**holes’ for doing that

‘The pheromones take over and pop off from body to body, and you get stuck on stupid. Your body wants what your body wants, and your brain follows — instead of your brain leading and your body following.’ 

She also told AARP what she felt during her decades in Hollywood. 

‘In my 30s, I was so focused on career, but I had a desire to have children and be a mother. So I felt I was lacking something,’ Berry said.

‘In my 40s, I took the decade to be at home and have children and be a mom. But my career was lacking — I longed to be back at work,’ added the red carpet fixture.

‘Now, in my 50s I’ve got my babies, my career, and finally have love in a real, meaningful way. For the first time in my life, everything is firing on all cylinders,’ said the beauty.

Her life got better five years ago. 

Slow moves: The cover girl said she fell in love with his mind and now she 'really believes I’ve found my person. I fell in love with him before I even met him.' They spoke on the phone for months before even meeting

Slow moves: The cover girl said she fell in love with his mind and now she ‘really believes I’ve found my person. I fell in love with him before I even met him.’ They spoke on the phone for months before even meeting

‘I had a huge, life-changing moment in 2017 in India during a four-hour group meditation with a shaman on a beach. I saw his aura, and the shaman told me I would see things more clearly going forward and would need to react and act,’ shared the Catwoman actress.

She added, ‘And he was right. When I got back to L.A., one of the first things I did was fire my agent, who kept pitching me the same things, over and over. But now I saw it differently.

‘I said, “No. I don’t belong here anymore.”’

And it got better from there: ‘The very first project my new agent gave me was Bruised. And this project, in turn, on so many levels, changed my life.’

The decades: 'In my 30s, I was so focused on career, but I had a desire to have children and be a mother. So I felt I was lacking something,' Berry said. 'In my 40s, I took the decade to be at home and have children and be a mom. But my career was lacking — I longed to be back at work,' added the red carpet fixture. 'Now, in my 50s I’ve got my babies, my career, and finally have love in a real'

The decades: ‘In my 30s, I was so focused on career, but I had a desire to have children and be a mother. So I felt I was lacking something,’ Berry said. ‘In my 40s, I took the decade to be at home and have children and be a mom. But my career was lacking — I longed to be back at work,’ added the red carpet fixture. ‘Now, in my 50s I’ve got my babies, my career, and finally have love in a real’

Berry said the role empowered her because she felt it was right for her and she did not talk herself out of it.

From then on she started to see things more clearly. 

‘That’s how I live today. All the goodness I have in my life now is because of that moment in India, because I started to take control of my life in a different way,’ shared the icon. 

Halle went on to say that her kids have been her greatest teachers. 

A hit film that she put her heart into: Berry is seen in the film Bruised with her co-star

A hit film that she put her heart into: Berry is seen in the film Bruised with her co-star

Her mom was there for her: She saw her mother get beaten up by her father and felt she knew what this character went though. 'This story was a world I knew — domestic violence, for one thing. Not only have I worked with a shelter for 25 years, but it’s how I grew up as a young child, with an alcoholic, violent father.' Seen in 2002

Her mom was there for her: She saw her mother get beaten up by her father and felt she knew what this character went though. ‘This story was a world I knew — domestic violence, for one thing. Not only have I worked with a shelter for 25 years, but it’s how I grew up as a young child, with an alcoholic, violent father.’ Seen in 2002

And she touched on role models: ‘My daughter, Nahla, was born the year Obama was elected president, so mostly she’s known a person of color in that higher position. As a Black woman I was very proud, of course, to see Kamala Harris become vice president.’

This year she came out in her best work, learning jujitsu, judo, tae kwon do, kickboxing and Muay Thai for the role in Bruised. 

‘Playing Jackie Justice was daunting. How could I make people believe I’m a world-class fighter? I wanted to be as realistic as possible, and it wasn’t easy. I love the sport and was a gymnast as a kid. But I had to put in all the work, all the hours, all the training,’ said Halle. 

She broke two ribs shooting the big fight at the end of the film. 

Next up for the Hollywood favorite: The beauty is starring in Moonfall

Next up for the Hollywood favorite: The beauty is starring in Moonfall

‘We shot that early, so I had to use my stunt double for one of the other fight scenes. But for the most part, it was all me,’ said the star.

She saw her mother get beaten up by her father and felt she knew what this character went though.

‘This story was a world I knew — domestic violence, for one thing. Not only have I worked with a shelter for 25 years, but it’s how I grew up as a young child, with an alcoholic, violent father. 

‘As a kid, I saw my mother beaten up and I know the horror and helplessness a kid feels. I remember my mother feeling humiliated by what her children had to witness. 

‘I’m sure parts of what are in my subconscious and in my memory, even these decades later, came out through me in this film.’ 

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