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Hayden Panettiere Explains Her Truth Behind Daughter Kaya's Custody, Reveals What 'Didn't Happen' After She 'Got Better'

“You thought this was an agreement that you came to that it was best that your daughter be with her dad,” one of the RTT hosts, Adrienne Banfield Norris, asked Hayden.

“At first it was not because it wasn’t a discussion,” the actress said. “If [Klitschko] had come to me and said I think because of where you’re at right now and your struggles that you’re having it would be good for her to be over here with me for a while — which if I had probably had enough of a conversation I would’ve said okay that makes sense, I get it, I’ll come there to visit and stuff like that.”

“Because of the way that it was done, it was very upsetting,” she added. “I mean, it was the worst signing those papers, the most heartbreaking thing I’ve ever, ever had to do in my life.”

She clarified that the “papers were to give [Klitschko] full custody.”

She also explained that she was expecting to have time with Kaya once she worked on herself.

“I was gonna go work on myself, I was gonna get better, and when I got better then things would change and she could come to me and I could have my time with her but that didn’t happen,” she added.

Hayden recently revealed that she was addicted to opioids and alcohol. She also gave an update for fans who were concerned that Kaya might be in Ukraine amid the war in the country.

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