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Halle's Race War with Gabriel:

Our Daughter IS Black

2/8/2011 11:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Halle Berry says it point blank ... her daughter is Black -- a direct message to her ex Gabriel Aubry who, according to sources, "went nuts" anytime someone called Nahla Black.

Halle says in an upcoming interview with EBONY magazine, "I feel she's Black. I'm Black and I'm her mother, and I believe in the one-drop theory." The one-drop rule was used during segregation to describe anyone who wasn't 100% Caucasian.

As TMZ first reported, sources connected with the former couple say Gabriel insists Nahla is White.

Truth is, they're both sorta right ... and both sorta wrong.

So, we gotta ask ...         

Halle Berry


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The kind of racist bigotry that Halle Berry has doesn't ever go away, it's rooted deep in hatred that does not ever end. I'd imagine she has many supporters.

1332 days ago


Halle's mother is white, and father is black, so does that make Halle white? No, it makes her mixed. Their daughter's father is white, and Halle is half white, so the baby is more white then black, but she is still MIXED.

I can't stand Halle. She's so over rated. She's not attractive and she's so proud of being "black" when she isn't even black.

1332 days ago


She is mostly white but has a little black. Just say she is mixed. You can't really say she is one or the other, because she isn't. She can decide when she is older how she wants to refer to herself, either white black or mixed. Why do people over complicate this? It's really pretty straight forward.

1332 days ago


Many of you may ask why soes she consider herslef African / Black, well, Black is dominant number 1, number 2 she is not a caucasian and can not identify with any other culture other than Black culture. However, if we are to be true...

all other 'races' are but diluted variations of the Black African race family

Halle must play with the white supremacist paridigm 'one drop rukle' because in some aspects it is true, yet in other it is not.

If your mother is not Black and your father is not Black then you are not Black.

White is negated in presence of Blackness.


Posted at 3:10 AM on Feb 8, 2011 by Nubian King

Not impressed with your reasoning for bigotry. If I do it you'll have me chained but if Halle Berry does it then you celebrate her. Why don't you stop all together. If you want to "heal" the people of Africa then you should go there and do it. There are millions of people dying in Africa every year. Millions of people being killed by Africans. You just do something about that instead of spreading your racial hatred.

1332 days ago

RoRo Walton    

Why does it have to be about race? Why isn't it good enough that the child is loved by both parents? Funny that race wasn't a factor until Gabriel wanted joint custody.

1332 days ago


You are so off base trying to say your baby is black when she is so obviously mixed racial, as are you.
I am so disappointed in you. I really thought you was a maverick ambassador for racial equality!!! But somehow you have been derailed and lost the reality that we all are equal regardless of skin color.
Give everyone a chance and they will excel.

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Halle Berry the racist bigot. It's a terrible thing.

Posted at 3:10 AM on Feb 8, 2011 by Tony

It's very interesting when "misinformed" trolls attempt to "stir the pot" which is probably why Halle Berry attempted to settle her differences with Gabriel Aubrey privately. Now, it's up to the court to sort out Nahla's future which is probably for the best because they'll have access to considerably more evidence than the media or general public.

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If I'm not mistaken, It was Halle's mother who encouraged her to acknowledge the realities of her biracial heritage. She has never impressed me as being "ashamed" of her parentage. She's only embracing the reality in which she's experienced. Just because her daughter has a much "lighter" complexion, doesn't mean she won't have to deal with the ugliness of racism.

Posted at 2:53 AM on Feb 8, 2011 by Sincerity

It's sad that their daughter will deal with racism from both white and black people.

Posted at 3:11 AM on Feb 8, 2011 by Ray


1332 days ago

Gloria Unread    

This is about a little girl who was conceived and brought into this world out of love!
Both of these parents and their handlers need to get a grip and STOP TALKING!
Posted at 2:59 AM on Feb 8, 2011 by Grandma of Four
"Love" is not required to procreate.

I know other people have said this, but it needs to be reitterated: Gabriel hasn't publically said a word, so people shouldn't be saying that *both* sides need to shut up. Halle needs to shut up. Just Halle.

It's sickening how she's making all of this public, and it's obvious what her motives are. Most people would work hard to keep all this private, but her arrogance is making her think that the public would automatically side with her.

I hope she reads these message boards and sees just how despicable everyone here thinks she is!

1332 days ago

Stephen Park    

obviously the child is mixed race

halle berry herself isnt even 100% african american black

so at most the baby is 25% blackblack, as the father is caucasion and the mother is mix race herself

tiger woods isnt black, he is mix, his mother is thai!!
you might as well say kanye west is white because his great great grandmother was mix, so one drop etc etc

and we all come from adam and eve, and they was white folk, right? so we all one drop white
cos adam ask god, are we white or black, and god said u r what u r
adam told eve we are white
if we was black, god be telling us "you is what you is"
thanks, i be here all week :-D

1332 days ago


It's very interesting when "misinformed" trolls attempt to "stir the pot" which is probably why Halle Berry attempted to settle her differences with Gabriel Aubrey privately. Now, it's up to the court to sort out Nahla's future which is probably for the best because they'll have access to considerably more evidence than the media or general public.

Posted at 3:18 AM on Feb 8, 2011 by Sincerity

You can call me a troll all day but it does not change the fact that Halle Berry is a racist bigot. You might not understand how or why but that's just a sign of your own ignorance.

The hatred Halle Berry has for people that look different from her has nothing to do with anyone but her. When you allow he to be racist and encourage her racism you're only hurting yourself.

1332 days ago


Something you Americans don't get is that Canadians don't care for such labels. We are some of the most tolerant people you'll come across (multiculturalism is a huge part of the Canadian identity). Yes, it's not a black or white thing.

I myself am a Metis (French-Canadian/First Nations) and my wife is Korean, not that these are labels we care much about. Our son gets that he's both Canadian and Korean, but more importantly he gets that he's an individual. I'm sure their kids are equally self-aware.

Again, we Canadians don't really care for such labels.
That's probably a huge part of why he's opposed to them being labeled "black", as I'm sure he'd be opposed to them being labeled "white".

As for Halle Berry...To make such a statement is such a very American thing to do.

1332 days ago


So, if Halle Berry has one drop of "black blood" in her, she's black? What a tom crow attitude. And, for her to say "my child is black" just shows how stupid she truly is. She should stick to pretending to act (Catwoman, anyone?) & just shut up...

1332 days ago

bob watford    

You really have to wonder if Halle would be this stupid if she was 100% white. j/k....kinda.

1332 days ago


The one drop rule is as racist as any racist faction can dictate. It is a stupid ignorant realization of the fact when two races of any ethnicity's procreation will result is a mixed race. Therefore they will be a mixed race!!

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