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Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2006
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While promoting X-Men 3 at the Cannes International Film Festival, actress Halle Berry addressed the subtleties of racism in Hollywood with Australian Entertainment News

In the article Berry expresses her ‘extreme passion’ about the film’s message, saying, “I am not complaining but there is a little thing called racism that this movie X-Men speaks about that, honestly, people like me still suffer from on some level.”

Berry went on to say that if she were to audition for the role of a middle-class, middle-aged mother, producers may assume her husband would also have to be African American. Her children would also have to be black, which she said some producers would fear may change the dynamics of the story.

“I am not implying that Hollywood is racist, but racism is so subtle that people sometimes won’t even realize…”

“I still face that; I still struggle with that in Hollywood today.”

Despite winning an Oscar, Berry indicated that she still has to fight to gain acceptance…

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