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Halle Berry on her barrier-breaking Oscar win: 'Maybe it wasn't bigger than me'

Halle Berry on her barrier-breaking Oscar win: 'Maybe it wasn't bigger than me'

Having only white actors nominated in the top categories at the Academy Awards for the last two years has Halle Berry — the only woman of color who's won a lead Oscar — questioning the significance of the moment in 2002 when she broke that racial barrier. 

"That win, almost 15 years ago, was iconic. It was important to me, but I had the knowing in the moment that it was bigger than me," she said in a sit-down Thursday with one of her agents, Creative Artists Agency honcho Kevin Huvane.

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