The parents of 2-year-old Nahla are battling over custody, and it’s no holds barred.
Halle’s rep confirms that the actress quit her role in New Year’s Eve, a film scheduled to shoot in New York this week. Katherine Heigl will replace her. Halle’s decision is “due to pending custody litigation involving her daughter.”
Halle “has attempted to resolve these custody litigation involving her daughter,” the rep told UsMagazine.com. “She has attempted to resolve these custody issues amicably with her daughter’s father, Gabriel Aubry, directly, but given his lack of cooperation, Halle has no choice but to seek swift judicial intervention.
“Halle has serious concerns for her daughter’s well-being while in the care of her father for any extended period of time and is prepared to take all necessary steps to protect her,” added the rep.
Nahla will turn 3 in March. No word yet on when the custody case will be heard.
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