Halle Berry Remembers Natalie Desselle Reid After “Devastating” Death

Halle Berry Remembers Natalie Desselle Reid After "Devastating" Death

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According to Halle, Hollywood didn’t actually recognize Natalie’s items when it got here to casting the actress.

“Natalie represented actual black women, not what black women are perceived to be,” the X-Men star shared. “For that she was often underrated, passed over – deprived of the platform she truly deserved. But her light continues to shine through the people who grew up watching her, the people who knew her best and those of us who loved her.”

She added, “I’ll love you forever my sweet friend.”

An announcement posted to Natalie’s Instagram web page praised the late performer as a “bright light in this world,” to not point out an “extraordinary mother and wife.” 

Holly Robinson Peete tweeted that she was “absolutely decimated by this news” and defined that she obtained to know Natalie when her mother was managing the actress.

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