Celebrities were quick to reply to Halle Berry’s latest Instagram post, only to find out later that they had all been misled.
Halle Berry misled her celebrity friends and Instagram followers into thinking that she married boyfriend Van Hunt with a post shared on Instagram on New Years Day. Page six reports.
“Well … IT’S OFFICIAL,” the 55-year-old actress captioned a photo of her and the 51-year-old singer, barefoot and kissing in front of what appeared to be an altar.
“It’s 2022!” she wrote about the second image in the series, which was a close-up selfie of the two smiling.
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Congratulations quickly began to flood the comment section, from celebrities like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Ava DuVernay, Octavia Spencer, and Tia and Tamera Mowry.
“Blessings, Queen! Wonderfulllll, ”DuVernay commented.
“Congratulations to you two !!! Beautiful !! “The Rock wrote, adding some palm emojis.
Naomi Campbell, Taraji P. Henson, and Questlove also fell in love with the joke, responding with good wishes for the couple.
Berry had fun responding to some comments on the post, especially from confused fans. “It’s official … it’s 2022. Isn’t that what this post says?” asked a follower, to which Berry replied, “Yes !!”
The actress also posted a comment from filmmaker Oge Egbuonu that read: “I am [gonna] I need some of you to move to the left, ”to help confused viewers realize that.
On Sunday, Berry made things clear in a new post shared on Instagram.
“We were having fun on New Years Day! People clearly don’t slide as much as we think? “she explained in her caption.” Thanks for the good wishes, it really touched us though! “
He added: “Now it is OFFICIAL, the Internet is no longer undefeated. # nomoreswipes4me #Januaryfoolsday “.
The Oscar-winning actress and Hunt have been dating since 2020.
She made the relationship official on Instagram in September of that year by posting a photo of her wearing one of her shirts.
While Berry and Hunt haven’t actually married, 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 an 8-year-old son, Maceo. He also has a daughter, Nahla, 13, from a long-term relationship with model Gabriel Aubry.
Meanwhile, Hunt has an 18-year-old son from a previous relationship. He has never been married.
This article originally appeared on Page Six and was reproduced with permission.