She’s got jokes.
Halle Berry fooled her celebrity friends and Instagram followers into thinking she married boyfriend Van Hunt with a post shared to Instagram on New Year’s Day.
“Well… IT’S OFFICIAL,”The 55-year-old actress captioned a photo of herself and the singer, 51. They were barefoot and kissing in front what appeared to be an altar.
“It’s 2022!”She wrote the second photo in the series, a close-up selfie with the two smiling.
From celebrities like Dwayne, congratulations began flooding the comments section quickly. “The Rock”Johnson, Ava DuVernay and Octavia Spencer, and Tia and Tamera Mwry.
“Blessings, Queen! Wonderfulllll,”DuVernay added.
“Congrats you two!!! Beautiful!!”The Rock wrote the following, with a few clapping-hand emojis.
Naomi Campbell, Taraji H. Henson, Questlove, and Questlove also fell for the prank, sending well wishes to the couple.
Berry enjoyed responding to a few comments, especially those from confused fans. “It’s official.. it’s 2022. Isn’t that what this post is saying?”Berry replied to a follower who asked Berry, “Yeeesssss!!”
The actress also pinned OgeEgbuonu’s comment, which read, “I’m [gonna] need some of y’all to scroll to the left,”To help confused viewers figure it all.
Berry posted a new Instagram post on Sunday that clarified the situation.
“We were just having some New Year’s Day fun! People clearly don’t swipe as much as we thought they did 😂,”She explained it in her caption. “Thank you for the well wishes, tho’, it really touched our hearts!”
She continued, “Now it’s OFFICIAL, the internet is no longer undefeated. #nomoreswipes4me #Januaryfoolsday.”
Halle Berry calls Van Hunt boyfriend “the love of her life.”Instagram
Hunt and the Oscar-winning actress have been dating since 2020. She posted a September photo of herself wearing one his T-shirts to Instagram, making the relationship official.
While Berry and Hunt haven’t actually tied the knot, the actress has walked down the aisle three times before meeting the singer. She was previously married to baseball player David Justice from 1993 to 1997, singer Eric Benét from 2001 to 2005, and actor Olivier Martinez from 2013 to 2016.
Berry and Martinez share a 8 year-old son, Maceo. A long-term relationship with Gabriel Aubry has also given her a 13-year-old daughter, Nahla.
Hunt is currently the father of an 18-year old son, a child from a previous relationship. He has never been married.