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Halle Berry Reflects on Her "James Bond" Bikini

The actress talked about her iconic outfit 19 years later. 

Actress Halle Berry is known for a lot of incredible roles, one of them being as a famous "Bond Girl." Berry starred as the secret agent's companion in the 2002 film, Die Another Day. In the film, Berry wore an orange bikini, and discussed the outfit in an interview with Vogue, while promoting her new film, Bruised, now on Netflix. "We tried on so many bathing suits," she said. "So many bikinis and so many belts. We had a knowing that it would maybe, because it was in a Bond movie, become an iconic situation … something that would live a very, very long time." Berry said filming in the bikini was difficult. "The biggest acting challenge I had was to make it look like the water was warm and I was having a grand old time when I was freezing my butt off," she said. Read on to see 5 ways Halle Berry stays in shape and the photos that prove they work—and to get beach-ready yourself, don't miss these essential 30 Best-Ever Celebrity Bathing Suit Photos!


She Is On The Keto Diet

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Berry is open about her being on the popular keto diet. According to her Instagram stories, she typically enjoys salads, keto coffee, and lettuce wraps. 


She Manages Her Diabetes

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Berry says on an Instagram post that she has to take food seriously, as she lives with diabetes. "Being diabetic most of my life, I have always had to take food very seriously," she writes. Berry says that her diabetes is why she decided to start the keto lifestyle. 


She Jumps Rope

Berry revealed on an Instagram post that she jumps rope for her cardio workout. She wrote, It's no secret that I love #jumprope for cardio, and I can get VERY competitive about it."


She Works Out On Her Own

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Berry works with personal trainer, Peter Lee Thomas, to help keep her in shape. However, Thomas revealed to Shape that Berry makes sure to workout on her own, even when he isn't meeting with her. "On some of the days that I don't see her, she's still doing the work," he says. "I have her do stuff on her own time. She's getting her cardio in."


She Does Martial Arts

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Berry's trainer, Peter Lee Thomas, posted this video on Instagram of her working out with the actress. In the video, Thomas and Berry are seen practicing martial arts. 

Anna Bechtel
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