Halle Berry Explains Issue w/ Drake Using Her Photo For Promo

On the heels of Drake using a photograph of Halle Berry to advertise a observe with out her consent, the actress is explaining her gripe and pushing again in opposition to those that are taking Drizzy’s facet.

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Drake Obtained It Poppin’ By Utilizing A Picture Of Halle Berry At The Nickelodeon Youngsters’ Alternative Awards

The matter all started as soon as Drake unveiled a promotional photograph for his “Slime You Out” single, which dropped on Friday (Sept. 15). This single arrived forward of his For All of the Canine album, which is able to arrive on Oct. 6.

The picture of Halle is particularly from the 2012 Nickelodeon Youngsters’ Alternative Awards, and it options her getting “slimed” with the channel’s iconic inexperienced substance.

Following Drake’s add, Halle Berry got here via with a submit of her personal, which learn, “Generally it’s important to be the larger man… even should you’re a girl!”

Down within the remark part, Halle confirmed that Drake “didn’t get [her] permission” to make use of the picture, which she known as “not cool.”

After noting that she “thought higher of him,” she confirmed that her submit was about Drake.

“Therefore my submit… When folks you admire disappoint you it’s important to be the larger particular person and transfer on!”

Halle Sheds Additional Gentle On Her Subject With The Matter: “He Requested Me And I Stated NO”

As buzz in regards to the scenario grew, Halle responded to followers and additional defined her difficulty with the Drake matter.

Whereas some identified that Getty Pictures lets folks buy rights to make use of a photograph, Halle mentioned that her gripe lies with Drake asking her for permission and allegedly disregarding her reply.

“He requested me and I mentioned NO… Why ask should you intend to do what you need to do! That was the f**ok you to me. Not cool.”

The actress went on to say that it’s all about “rules and integrity” earlier than confirming, “I didn’t like that picture of slime throughout my face in affiliation with the track. And he selected to do it anyway.”

Nonetheless, she mentioned she’s “not focused on suing” however as a substitute desires girls to get “the respect [they] deserve.”

Twitter Customers Chime In

Whereas it was clearly on and poppin’ on Instagram, the discourse naturally carried over to X, previously referred to as Twitter.

One person received issues poppin’ by saying Halle was “p*ssed” after Drake “gave her free clout.”

In response, customers swiftly swarmed to say Ms. Halle Berry — the primary (and, to this point, solely) Black girl to win an Oscar within the Finest Actress class — doesn’t want “free clout.”

Relating to the legality of Drake’s transfer, folks additionally pushed again and mentioned the problem was extra profound and centered on “respect.”

One person proclaimed, “That is precisely what occurs when girls communicate up… Our autonomy doesn’t exist to numerous y’all.”

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