OUTSIDE of acting, Hayden Panettiere is known for been in an on-again-off-again relationship with Brian Hickerson.
The 32-year-old American actress had previously been granted a restraining order after claims he “spit” and “threw objects” at her face.
Who is Hayden Panettiere’s ex Brian Hickerson?
Brian is known as a real estate agent who is trying to make it as an actor.
His only role so far has been portraying Officer Williams in the movie M. F. A. back in 2017.
The South Carolina native currently lives in Los Angeles as he pursues a career in acting.
Back in April of 2021, he was sentenced to 45 days in jail after pleading no contest to two felony counts of injuring a spouse/cohabitant/girlfriend/child’s parent.
Are Brian and Hayden back together?
Following Brian’s jail sentence, the two reunited in July of 2021 and were seen dining at a West Hollywood restaurant.
While speaking of his time spent with Hayden, Brian told E! News: “To clarify, I was enjoying a Miller ‘Latte’ [slang for Miller Lite], and Hayden was not drinking.
“We went to a new restaurant that is Texas-based, and being a Southern guy, I’m a big fan of country music. So yes, there was some line dancing involved.”
Despite a return, Brian said at the time that they weren’t back together.
He told the media outlet that he and Hayden “are not back together,” though they were “working on” rebuilding their friendship.
As of October 2021, their relationship status remains unknown.
What have fans said about their reconnection?
Hayden had taken a break from Instagram then returned in October where fans were quick to voice their concerns following Brians’s return.
While one fan told her to “be careful,” others noted that she looks “happy and healthy.”
One fan commented: “Hope you’re doing well Hayden! Sending you much love! 💕🤟🏻❤️”
Another user told her to “take care” of herself, while a following fan commented: “Glad to see you’re doing okay.”
Hayden’s last post on the social media platform was shared on April 18, 2021.
Did Hayden have a restraining order out on Brian?
Hayden was granted a restraining order against her ex-boyfriend back in July of 2020 after she claimed he “abused” her “multiple” times.
The Nashville actress had filed the out-of-state restraining order to protect her from him where she lives in Los Angeles, according to court documents obtained by The Sun.
The court papers revealed that Hayden claimed Brian was responsible for “multiple incidents” of “domestic abuse” in California.
She also alleged the “abuse” happened in other states as well as Puerto Rico, according to the document.
Hayden claimed in the restraining order that “when alcohol is involved, he pulls my hair, swings me around and hits me, spits in my face, has dumped water over me while I’m in bed.”
She also alleged in the docs that he has “thrown objects” at her face.
The order came after a violent altercation between the pair on Valentine’s Day in Wyoming when Brian allegedly punched Hayden in the face.
Details surrounding the restraining order remain unclear but following his prison sentence, it is assumed that it is no longer active.
Do they have children together?
Hayden and Brian do not share any kids however, the blonde beauty has one daughter from a previous relationship.
She was engaged to boxer Wladimir Klitschko but their relationship came to an end after nine years.
The two have a daughter named Kaya together and continue to remain close.
Hayden’s little girl reportedly lives in the Ukraine with her boxer dad.