Hayden Panettiere "Taking Back Her Life" After Ex-Boyfriend Is Arrested for Domestic Violence https://t.co/lU1Eeo6C6c— E! News (@enews) July 17, 2020
-Brian Hickerson was arrested Thursday in LA and faces 8 counts of domestic violence and witness intimidation charges
-She has been granted a restraining order against him
-She says, "I am coming forward with the truth about what happened to me with the hope that my story will empower others in abusive relationships to get the help they need and deserve."
-A trial will begin in September and Hayden has since moved back to LA to be closer to her family
For anyone affected by abuse and needing support, call 1-800-799-7233, or if you're unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 1-866-331-9474.