Halle Berry’s Ex-Husband and Current Fiancé Come to Blows and Ruin Thanksgiving

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Nobody’s saying that your Thanksgiving wasn’t riddled with awkward family moments, like when your uncle maybe announced that dinner was officially over by farting and shouting above the din of polite conversation, “Exeunt!” It’s just that Halle Berry‘s Thanksgiving was probably way more awkward, and would be even if, instead of reporting that her current fiancé Olivier Martinez and ex-husband Gabriel Aubry came to blows in Berry’s driveway, TMZ didn’t even identify the combatants and merely stated that two irate Frenchmen wrestled each other desperately as Berry and her daughter Nahla looked on.

According to law enforcement officials, Aubry was arrested Thanksgiving morning after he and Martinez got into a physical altercation in Berry’s driveway when Aubry showed up to pick up his daughter Nahla as per his custodial rights. While Aubry waited for Nahla to come outside, Martinez strolled over to the car and said something to the effect of, “Mon ami, we need to be cool with each other. For the petite cherie.” Aubry then pushed Martinez, and, after some scuffling of which he presumably got the worst of, went to the hospital with a broken rib, facial contusions, and a possibly more serious head injury (witnesses have been unable to confirm further instigating particulars because the two men were apparently exchanging French insults). Martinez eventually went to the same hospital to be treated for minor injuries. After his release from the hospital, Aubry “was booked for private persons arrest for battery,” according to an LAPD spokesperson, and a judge issued an emergency protective order requiring Aubrey to stay at least 100 feet from Berry, Nahla, and Martinez. [TMZ, People]

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