Hayden Panettiere's Ex Brian Hickerson Begins Jail Sentence in Domestic Violence Case: Hayden Panettiere's ex-boyfriend, Brian Hickerson, was sentenced to 45 days in county jail following his July 2020 arrest for domestic violence and assault against the… https://t.co/GFT8h7dhPs pic.twitter.com/7IbROkdAlF— @globalfirstnews (@globalfirstnews) May 10, 2021
His expected release date is May 19.
The public information officer for the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department said no booking photo will be released publicly.
In addition to the jail time, the aspiring actor — who started dating Panettiere in 2018 after her split from fiancé Wladimir Klitschko — will be on formal probation for four years. He also has to take 52 domestic violence classes and pay $500 in restitution. He'll have a progress report hearing at Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center in L.A. on Oct. 22 to update the court on what he's completed.
Hickerson is also under a five-year protective order, preventing him from any contact with the star.