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Kaya Evdokia Klitschko Custody: Hayden Panettiere And Wladimir Klitschko Daughter


Panettiere claimed that giving up custody of her daughter was the most heartbreaking thing she ever had to do.
Panettiere claimed that giving up custody of her daughter was the most heartbreaking thing she ever had to do.( Source : irishmirror )

Kaya Evdokia Klitschko is the daughter of Hayden Panettiere and Wladimir Klitschko. They are fighting a custody battle for their daughter.

Quick Facts On Wladimir Klitschko

Full NameWladimir Klitschko
Date of BirthMarch 24, 1976
Place of BirthSemipalatinsk, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityUkrainian
Ex-PartnerHayden Panettiere
DaughterKaya Evdokia Klitschko

She is now in Ukraine with her boxer father, Wladimir Klitschko. The relationship between Kaya's parents has ended. On the other side, the former business partners continue to get along famously.

Kaya Evdokia Klitschko Custody

Hayden Panettiere recently revealed that she does not have custody of her daughter Kaya. The latter is seven years old and lives in Ukraine with her father, Wladimir Klitschko, despite the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

Panettiere stated that Kaya is "safe" and is not in the country now. Recently, the actor known for her role in Heroes sent a message on Instagram in which she addressed the current situation and criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin for his aggression toward Ukraine.

Hayden revealed how difficult it was to give up her daughter's custody when she appeared on the Red Talk.
Hayden revealed how difficult it was to give up her daughter's custody when she appeared on the Red Talk. ( Source : vulture )

In addition, the actress lauded the tenacity of the Ukrainian people, who are engaged in a struggle for independence and continue to protect their nation. Panettiere invited her fans to demonstrate their support and solidarity for democracy and to pray for her family, friends, and other people in Ukraine.

She also offered her prayers for those in Ukraine. According to The Daily Mail, however, Klitschko is still in Ukraine with his brother Vitali, who currently holds the position of mayor of Kyiv.

Hayden Panettiere Discusses The Difficult Decision Of Giving Up Custody Of Her Daughter

Hayden Panettiere's decision to give up custody of her child has been called into question on several occasions, and now she is addressing her detractors head-on.

In the recent episode of the Facebook Watch series "Red Table Talk," which premiered on Wednesday, the alum of "Nashville" talks about her struggles with postpartum depression, alcohol addiction, and her connection with her daughter Kaya Evdokia Klitschko, who is seven years old.

The actress continues by saying that some of the criticism she has gotten on her experience being a mother has been really upsetting. Panettiere disclosed in an interview that aired on "Good Morning America" and was published in People magazine in July that she sent her daughter to Ukraine to live with her former partner Wladimir Klitschko in 2018.

Hayden Panettiere's daughter lives with her ex Wladimir Klitschko in Ukraine after she gave up custody in 2018.
Hayden Panettiere's daughter lives with her ex Wladimir Klitschko in Ukraine after she gave up custody in 2018. ( Source : mirror )

During that time,  she was experiencing a worsening of her depression and alcoholism. She claimed that it was the most challenging thing she had ever attempted.

Nevertheless, the essential thing for her was to check on her kid and make sure she was all right.

In a second video clip uploaded to the Facebook page for "Red Table Talk" on Tuesday, Panettiere provided further information on the process by which the choice was made for her daughter.

Panettiere came to terms with the fact that signing the custody papers was the most painful thing the actress had ever done in her life. The documents indicated that Klitschko would get exclusive custody of their daughter.

Hayden revealed that she gave up custody because she was working on her personal issues.
Hayden revealed that she gave up custody because she was working on her personal issues. ( Source : mirror )

The former cast member of Heroes also mentions on the show that she has never gone into further detail about the choice since it makes her nervous, and she does not want to hurt anyone, especially the person responsible for her care kid.

Instagram users posted insults all over the comments section of the December 2020 birthday post that the mother had made for her daughter. However, according to one specialist in mental health, addiction, and postpartum depression, the characteristics of successful mothers might differ.

The Custody Dispute Between Hayden Panettiere and Wladimir Klitschko

Reportedly having their first encounter at a book launch party in 2009, Hayden Panettiere and Wladimir Klitschko began dating not long after that event.

The Couple Parted In 2011

The two individuals decided to go their own ways in 2011 owing to the difficulties associated with sustaining a long-distance relationship. Still, they have continued to get along well as friends.

They Reunited In 2013 And Their Daughter Was Born In 2014

Despite this, the pair got back together in 2013, the same year that they also got engaged. In 2014, the two became parents to a girl named Kaya.

Hayden and Wladimir met in 2008 and they got engaged in 2013.
Hayden and Wladimir met in 2008 and they got engaged in 2013. ( Source : people )

Despite this, the pair divorced in 2018, and Klitschko was awarded exclusive custody of the couple's daughter despite the mother struggling with her mental health.

In 2015, Panettiere Talked About Postpartum Depression

In 2015, Panettiere disclosed to the public that she had struggled with postpartum depression after the birth of her daughter.

The actress revealed, during an interview she made on the podcast Live with Kelly and Michael, that she could not meet the requirements of her newborn kid as a result of her ongoing struggles with her mental health.

Hayden Goes To Rehab

Not even a year had gone since the birth of her daughter Kaya, and the Nashville singer went into a treatment facility for substance abuse. In addition to that, she went back to work in an effort to relaunch her career in Hollywood.

The Actress Went To Rehab For The Second Time

According to reports, Panettiere checked into the institution for the second time in 2016. During this time, Klitschko continued to fulfill Kaya's primary caretaker role.

The former heavyweight boxing champion stated in an interview with Page Six in 2015 that he changed the child's diapers, trimmed her nails, gave her showers, and "performed the role of mother and father at the same time."

Hayden and Wladimir finally ended their relationship and started the long battle for their daughter's custody.
Hayden and Wladimir finally ended their relationship and started the long battle for their daughter's custody. ( Source : people )

During the time when Klitschko and Panettiere were divorcing, rumors were circulating that Panettiere "wanted" her ex-husband to get custody of their daughter. She was even willing to go through with the plan when Klitschko relocated to Ukraine with Kaya.

The Actress Began Dating Brian Hickerson

She continued to have a cordial relationship with her ex-fiancé after they broke off their engagement. After ending her relationship with the boxer, Panettiere began dating Brian Hickerson the following year (2018).

However, once Hickerson was taken into custody in 2019 for suspected domestic abuse against the actress, Klitschko disapproved of his being near his daughter and did not want his daughter to be around him.

How Old Is Wladimir Klitschko's Daughter?

Wladimir Klitschko's daughter, Kaya Klitschko, is just seven years old.

The child was born on December 9, 2014. Wladimir Wladimirowitsch Klitschko, Kaya's father, was a professional boxer in Ukraine from 1996 to 2017, during which time he competed for a total of 22 years.

Her mother, Hayden Lesley Panettiere, is a performer who has had careers in the United States as an actress, model, and singer.

Since 2009, Klitschko had been romantically involved with Hayden Panettiere, an actress from the United States. They broke off their relationship completely.

Some FAQs

Who has the custody of Wladimir Klitschko's daughter, Kaya Evdokia Klitschko?

Kaya is currently with her father, Wladimir. Hayden gave up complete custody of their daughter in 2018. She said that it was the most heartbreaking thing for her.

Where is Kaya Evdokia Klitschko now?

Kaya is with her father in Ukraine. Amidst the Ukraine-Russia war, people were worried about her safety. However, Hayden revealed that she is safe and not amidst the war.

How old is Kaya Evdokia Klitschko?

Kaya was born in 2014. She is currently seven years old and live with her father.

Why did Hayden lose custody of their daughter?

Hayden was coping up with her postpartum depression and addictions to illicit substances, so considering her condition back then, she gave up complete custody of her daughter.