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It’s a role played by Halle Berry we will NEVER FORGET — The role of Vivian the crack addict and Samuel L. Jackson’s girlfriend in Spike Lee’s 1991 hit flick, Jungle Fever. 

The stunning actress killed it as a druggie, which is why you’d probably never guess she practically begged to get the spot. The mother of two revealed to W Magazine in the Royals issue that her beauty was an actual hinderance.

“I came from the world of beauty pageants and modeling and right away when people heard that I got discounted as an actor,” she said. “So, I had the job of trying to eliminate that part of my persona, and Spike [Lee] gave me a chance to do that. And I took on roles early on that really didn’t rely on my physical self at all and that was a good way to sort of get some credibility within my industry.”

Berry continued, “Spike wanted me to read for the part of [Snipe’s] wife and I read that part fine enough, but then I said to Spike, ‘You know I really am eyeing this crack ho role, can you please let me audition for that?’ And he said, ‘No, no I don’t see you as the crack ho.’ I said, ‘I am the crack ho. Really deep down I’m the crack ho!’ And he was like, ‘No, I don’t see it.’ And I said, ‘Let me go in the bathroom, wash all this makeup off; you will see I am the crack ho.’”

“So, he let me do that and I came back out and I got to read the crack ho, and I got the part of the crack ho,” she added. “And it was an amazing way to start my career, playing a crack ho directed by Spike Lee. It was major for me.”

It was immediately proven that the model had the chops to take on a crack addict, which is why she wound up stealing the screen in the 1995 Stephen Gyllenhaal drama, Losing Isaiah. In the movie, Berry played a crack-addicted single mother fighting to gain custody of her child.

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Playdate Goals: Ciara And Macklemore’s Kiddos Meet Up At The Seahawks Game

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Ciara and Macklemore met up for a playdate that we wouldn’t necessarily put in the category of ordinary.

Who needs a park, or a indoor gym, or a backyard swimming pool for kiddie meet-ups these days when you can just go to an NFL game?! That’s exactly what the two musicians did on Monday night.

CIci and Mack not only met up to watch Ciara’s hubby, Russell Wilson, in action, but for their two kids, Future Zahir and Sloane, to spend some time together. Ciara shared a few photos on Instagram of their fun night together, which also included a video of Macklemore fixing his little girl’s hair.

“I looked over and @Macklemore was hooking up Sloanes hair,” the mother of two wrote. “Classic! Great Job Ben! Fun Times With Our Kiddos! #GoHawks/” 

Cici has become quite the pro at playdates. Last month, the singer met up with Janet Jackson at Disneyland for a fun day with the kids. Jelly anyone?

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