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Halle Berry reveals she once lived in a homeless shelter in New York before finding fame

By / Published on Thursday, 10 Aug 2017 11:05 AM / No Comments / 26 views

Hally Berry has revealed she once lived in a homeless shelter.

The Hollywood actress also admitted her mum refused to give her money while she was staying there, but now thanks her for it.

The Oscar-winning star said she had a “rough” period in New York City before she found fame.

While modelling in Chicago as an 18-year-old, she was convinced to take up acting by a teacher and she made the move to New York where she soon ran out of cash.

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“I called my mother and I asked her to send me some money and she said no. And that subsequently led to a year of not speaking to her because I was so upset that she wouldn’t help me,” she told People magazine.

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“But again that was probably one of the best things she did for me.”

She said her mother told her to work it out and she did, getting a job as a waitress and then a bartender before her acting career kicked off.

Halle, 50, originally from Cleveland, Ohio, won the best actress Oscar in 2002 for her role in Monster’s Ball.

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