The late Michael Jackson wanted to date Halle Berry.
Producer Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds claimed the 'Thriller' hitmaker — who died of acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009 — once reached out to him to ask for his help setting up a meeting with the Monster's Ball actress.
Babyface made the revelation during an Instagram Live battle with Teddy Riley — in which they swapped songs and gave "fun facts" about their tracks and collaborators — after his pal played SWV's 'Right Here', which sampled Jackson's 'Human Nature'.
He said: "One time Michael called me. Michael said, 'Babyface!' I said, 'Yeah?' He said, 'Do you know who Halle Berry is? Do you know Halle Berry?' I said, 'Yeah, I know Halle Berry.'
"He said, 'Could you do me a favour? I want you to call her, 'cause I wanna take her out on a date.' I said, 'What?' He said, 'Call her — I wanna take her out on a date.'
"So I reached out through the agent, 'cause I didn't have Halle Berry's number. So I called and get the message to her manager, and he said, 'What?' [I said,] 'Yeah, he wants to take her out on a date.' "
But the 62-year-old producer didn't think the 53-year-old actress was interested in the Jackson.
He added: "And then I was waiting to hear back from Halle, and I can't tell you exactly what Halle said, but I imagine it probably would have been something like this ..."
He then played a clip of Berry's voice from her 1992 movie Boomerang, in which she quipped: "You know, what do you know about love? What do you possibly think you know about love?" — BANG
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