Hayden Panettiere’s boyfriend has been charged with one count of felony domestic violence, unCrazed can confirm.
He was arrested earlier this month after he and Hayden argued which allegedly turned physical — which led to law enforcement arresting and charging Brian Hickerson.
Our sources are telling us that the injuries were serious and that Hayden initially showed signs of redness, and those marks became more visible.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has charged Brian with one count of felony domestic violence and if he is convicted, he could face up to four years in prison.
They have dated since August 2018, shortly after Hayden split with her ex-fiancé Wladimir Klitschko, whom she has a daughter, Kaya, 4, with.
This alleged argument-turned-physical took place after they were out drinking before going back to their home.
The Nashville stars family are reportedly worried about their relationship, in November last year, they were allegedly involved in a drunken altercation with Brian’s father.
According to our sources, she is trying to make positive changes in her life, which includes taking time out from her career to spend with Kaya, who currently lives in Ukraine with Wladimir.
In 2015, Hayden had treatment in rehab after struggling with postpartum depression after the birth of her daughter.