"I just want you to know what those Indian dancers did to me. Look, I was so nervous for those guys that I broke out in a sweat. That's so embarrassing," the New York Daily News quoted her as saying.
DeGeneres then quickly dabbed Berry's underarms with tissues. As the conversation veered into more serious subject matter, the actress recounted the terrifying few minutes when she thought she lost her two-year-old daughter, Nahla, in a clothing store – both Berry and DeGeneres managed to keep the humour.
"Talk about sweating," Berry quipped before telling the story. And DeGeneres, who wanted the actress to be prepared if she ever faced a similar incident, gave her a purple vest for Nahla to wear. It read: "If Found Return To Oscar Winner, Halle Berry."