Hayden Panettiere Hasn't Seen Her Daughter Lately

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Hayden Panettiere has been estranged from her 4-year-old daughter, Kaya, though sources are being weirdly vague as to why that’s the case.


US Weekly reports that Panettiere “hasn’t had much time” with her daughter since she split with fiancé, Wladimir Klitschko, last year:

“She knows the child being with her is not best for [Kaya right now],” the insider says. “It’s a sad situation.”

The 4-year-old has been living with the heavyweight champion boxer, 42, in his native Ukraine. He’s currently raising her with the help of his mother.

After Klitschko and Panettiere ended their nine-year romance, the Heroes alum, 29, quickly moved on with Brian Hickerson. And those close to the actress haven’t been happy with her new romance. “It’s not a healthy situation,” a source previously told Us.

Panettiere reportedly witnessed a domestic altercation between Hickerson and his father, causing friends and family to become worried about her wellbeing. However, Hickerson released a statement after the incident that said “Just to be clear, Hayden’s friends and family are not worried about her at all. Hayden is happy and healthy and so is our relationship.

So that’s fishy. Are friends and family worried or not? What is “the situation”?? Answers, please.

[Us Weekly]

21 Savage—who remains in ICE custody despite his lawyer pointing out that he is neither a flight risk nor a danger to the community—now has some help from on high.


According to TMZ, Jay-Z has hired his own attorney, Alex Spiro, to add some weight to 21's legal team. Spiro told the outlet that,

“We are not going to stop until he is released, bonded out or in front of a judge ... What we have here is someone who overstayed their Visa with an application pending for 4 years - not a convicted criminal that needs to be detained and removed but, by all accounts a wonderful person, father, and entertainer who has a marijuana offense which was vacated and sealed.”


Jay-Z called 21's arrest and “absolute travesty” and said he “should be released immediately.”


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I wonder if Hayden Panettiere’s situation stems, at least in part, from the severe postpartum depression she suffered after the birth of her daughter. Mood disorders can put a strain on relationships, as well as bonding with a child. Hers went on for a protracted length of time. Maybe it brought more mental health and/or relationship issues to light.

Also it should be noted that postpartum depression is more common in women already in abusive relationships...