Lord knows Angela Bassett can deliver the mess out of a line. Whether she’s playing the battered woman, the maternal figure, or a snobby housewife, Angela always makes you believe in her portrayal. Check out her best lines over the years.
Bernadine to John Sr. in Waiting to Exhale
John: Oh by the way, I’m coming to pick up my kids on Saturday.
Bernadine: Yeah? And if I hear you had em anywhere near that tramp bi**h, you’re gonna regret it for the rest of your life!
It’s one thing to be pissed at your unfaithful husband; but you can’t rightfully keep him away from his children, even if he is morally bankrupt. Bernie recognized this but at the same time she wasn’t about to have her soon-to-be ex husband parading his new woman in front of their children. And with this line, we think she made that perfectly clear.