Bill Rancic Defends His Wife Giuliana After Fashion Police Controversy: 'I Tried to Get Them to Release the Footage' 41 years, 2,191 covers and 55,436 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
- KUWTK Recap: Kris Jenner Plans a Surprise Graduation Party for Kendall and Kylie
- Read the Cover Story: Adele’s Triumphant Return: How Love Changed Her Life
- Kobe Bryant Announces This Season Will Be His Last: Read His Emotional Good-Bye
- Caitlyn Jenner Gets Bangs! – See Her New Look
- John Legend Throws Chrissy Teigen a Birthday Bash at a Comedy Club – and Dave Chappelle Was There!
On Newsstands Now
- Matthew McConaughey: In His Own Words
- Jessa Duggar's Wedding Album
- Brittany Maynard's Final Days
Pick up your copy on newsstands
Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine
People Top 5
LAST UPDATE: Tuesday February 10, 2015 01:10PM EST
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes
- October 21, 1996
- Vol. 46
- No. 17
Justice Is Served
As Their Divorce Turns Nasty, Halle Berry Plays Court-Order Hardball with Baseball's David Justice
That, of course, was then—before the legal proceedings got messy and the pain quotient skyrocketed. Justice struck the first blow Sept. 11 when he demanded that Berry disclose details in court papers of her past relationships with Wesley Snipes and Eddie Murphy. Berry in turn filed a motion accusing Justice of trying to intimidate and embarrass her. Then, on Oct. 1, Berry filed for a restraining order against Justice in Los Angeles superior court, demanding that he stay at least 500 yards from her Hollywood Hills home, which the couple bought together in 1994.
The actress alleges in the order that Justice, who lives in Atlanta but was in L.A. for a play-off game, had arrived at her doorstep at 9:30 the previous morning and "demanded entry to the house" in order to pick up some belongings—which, in fact, were in the garage for him to retrieve. For four hours, she claims, he remained outside, at one point telling someone on a cellular phone that if he were not admitted to the house, "he would break every one of the f—king windows...and break the door down." Stephen Kahn, an attorney at the Beverly Hills law firm handling Berry's divorce, says, "[Justice] threatened to come back, and we didn't want that to happen." As a result, he says, Justice was served "at the ballpark the next day" with a temporary restraining order.
Justice denies Berry's version of the incident, saying through a spokesperson that "I pose absolutely no threat to Halle." He has in the past accused her of overreacting. "Every time she saw a picture of me with a woman, any woman who might have been standing by my side, she thought I was cheating," he said last spring. "I've never known a girl who could throw a tantrum like she does."
Berry sees things otherwise and has a different take now on potential "battle scars." Says she, in court papers: "I am in fear of my personal safety and well-being."
November 26, 2015
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
The most buzzed about stars this minute!