Actress Halle Berry and her husband Eric Benet arrive at the Goldwyn Theatre, Beverly Hills for the premiere of Evelyn. 02/10/03: Berry has announced she has separated from her husband, R&B singer Eric Benet, after less than three years of marriage. "Eric and I have had marital problems for some time now and have tried to work things out together," Berry said in a statement in Los Angeles. "However, at this point, I feel we need time apart to re-evaluate our union. We ask that you respect our privacy as we are going through this emotional time."