Berry's racist claim
13:30 19 May 2006
Halle Berry has accused a British radio DJ of being racist.
The Oscar-winning actress took offence when Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles impersonated an African American while interviewing her and 'X-Men' co-star Hugh Jackman.
The incident occurred when Moyles told Jackman he would make a good James Bond, and the actor joked the plump presenter could act as his double.
The DJ said: "Your Bond double? I could definitely do that."
He then put on an American accent and said: "Put your hands up in the air!"
Hugh asked: "Are you some kind of Brooklyn Bond?"
Moyles replied: "I'm a black American guy. A big fat black guy. Put your hands up in the air. I don't wanna be shooting yo ass."
Stunning Halle then snapped: "Are we having a racist moment here?"
Moyles insisted he was just bad at US accents.
But he later sniped: "She just didn't like me did she? She's ratty isn't she? What a total shame. But who cares? Just don't come on the show and bring it down."
A BBC spokesman said later: "There was nothing racist in what Chris said and he made that clear on air."
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