Halle Berry’s Ex-Husband Posts Twitter Rant About Long-Ago Marriage
Halle Berry’s ex-husband David Justice demonstrated once again that celebrities prefer to settle their personal matters using the public micro-blogging site Twitter, rather than text each other privately.
Perhaps inspired by Berry's recent divorce from Oliver Martinez, Justice, -- who separated from Berry in 1996 -- said he wants to clear the air regarding rumors he heard that he’s the unnamed ex Berry said struck her so hard it left her with permanent ear damage. It should be noted, however, that Berry has never publicly named her attacker.
Still, Justice posted on Twitter, saying, "Reading the latest Halle Berry Reports,it wasn't me who hit Halle causing the ear damage.Halle has never said that I hit her.”
Justice went on to post more unprompted tweets about their marriage, writing that Berry (via PEOPLE), "was mad at me leaving the relationship so she and her Hollywood Team just tried to destroy my character. It had to be my fault, right?”
He also reportedly tweeted: "It just makes me mad to still see the same lie being perpetuated about the source of her abuse being me.Never happened!"
Not yet satisfied, Justice continued, saying all of Berry’s exes (Eric Benet, Gabriel Aubry and Oliver Martinez) were a “Knight in Shining Armor until it ends. Then we all become the worst guys in history. Only the guys in the relationship with Halle know the real deal. There will be another, of course. He'll be called 'The Best' until it ends.”
Eric Benet added to Justice’s tweets, writing, "My man at @23davidjustice is tweeting some truth dis' mornin’!”
The majority of Justice’s tweets have since been deleted, but he attempted to backtrack today when he posted more, offering a half-hearted explanation as to his intention behind yesterday's rant.
He wrote, over the length of five tweets: "My intention was not to bash Halle, as I specifically said that Halle has NEVER verbally said it. I just wished that when the rumors were out she could've squashed them at that time. I have 3 kids and a wife for 15 years. It was important that my kids knew that their dad didn't do what has been so regularly reported over the years. Now that Halle has confirmed the truth, I will go back to my coaching and mentoring the kids in my community, coaching baseball, football and basketball. Say what you want about me because I'm far from perfect, but don't say that I hit Halle. My mom didn't raise me that way. Now, I'll go back into my little small place on this earth and be quiet....Peace!
According to PEOPLE, the series of tweets came as a surprise to Berry. A source said, "Halle and David haven't spoken for years and when they did last, there was no animosity between them whatsoever. They were really friendly. This is coming out of nowhere.”
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