Hayden Panettiere is pictured holding hands with her ‘abusive’ ex Brian Hickerson’s brother Zach and everyone’s confused

Hayden Panettiere and Zach Hickerson
Hayden was seen with Zach in New York this week (Picture: TheImageDirect.com)

Actor has been photographed holding hands with the brother of her ex Brian Hickerson, who she was granted a protecting order in opposition to in May.

Fans have been left confused after the pictures emerged of Hayden merrily holding hands with Zach Hickerson, regardless of her rocky time courting his brother.

Hayden was granted a protecting order in opposition to Brian after allegations of abuse, when he was arrested for home violence costs in May.

According to a felony grievance obtained by People, Brian ‘willfully inflicted corporal injury resulting in a traumatic condition upon Hayden P’, and was charged with one might of felony home violence regardless of pleading not responsible.

So it’s protected to say no person was anticipating to see Hayden wanting so pleasant with Brian’s brother, Zach, but it surely seems the pair are ‘friends and have been for a while’, in line with People’s sources.



The pictures, taken in New York final week, see Hayden beaming as she and Zach maintain hands and lark about on the street.

Hayden Panettiere Zach Hickerson
Hayden and Zach have been seen holding hands and larking about (Picture: TheImageDirect.com)
 Brian Hickerson, Hayden Panettiere
Hayden had not too long ago been granted a protecting order in opposition to Brian Hickerson (Picture: Rex Features)

Zach is the founding father of the Acts 321 church in South Carolina, and plainly the pair have managed to take care of a friendship regardless of Hayden’s tumultuous relationship with Brian.

Prior to courting Brian, Hayden was with skilled boxer Wladimir Klitschko, and the pair share 4-year-old daughter Kaya, who lives with her father in Ukraine.

Hayden and Wladimir had dated from 2009 till 2018, even getting engaged in 2013, a 12 months earlier than the beginning of their daughter.

While People say Hayden’s attorneys declare she has not been in contact with Brian not too long ago, a supply claimed the connection is nonetheless a ‘source of concern’ for her household, and he might spend as much as 4 years in jail if convicted.

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