Hayden Panettiere said her 7-year-old daughter asked other women to call her “mom” as a “traumatic reaction” to being separated from her.

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  • Hayden Panettiere said her daughter’s asking to call another woman “mama” was a “traumatic reaction.”

  • Kaya, 7, has been living with her father, Wladimir Klitschko, in Europe since 2018.

  • Panettiere said in “Red Table Talk” that her ex doesn’t understand how much Kaya needs her.

on wednesday “Red Table Talk” episode, Hayden Panettiere is complex custody situation About her seven-year-old daughter, Kaya.

Kaya lives in Europe with his father, Wladimir Klitschko, ex of Panettiere. She has lived there since 2018, when Klitschko filed for full custody of her in Ukraine while Panettiere was trying to cure her alcoholism.

When Panettiere said so she goes to see her daughter Her absence affected Kaya in some disturbing ways when she could.

“I also remember her dad calling me and he said, ‘Kaya is going around and asking other women if they can call me mommy.'” She said about 27 minutes into the episode.

The “Nashville” star said it was “terrifying” to learn this information. “It’s a cry for help,” she said.

Panettiere said that when she brought up the topic with Kaya, her daughter had a “goo-goo-gaga” tone and was “talking gibberish.”

The actor told Klitschko that he needed to be more involved in Kaya’s life, and that it was “traumatic” that Kaya didn’t see her mother regularly, and that when she was older she would “have an ugly head.” Panettiere, however, stated that she did not think Klitschko understood or believed that, and that her absence resulted in Kaya’s eventual anger and depression. He added that he was worried that he might experience it.

Panettiere said she “didn’t get any hint” that Kaya’s living situation would change soon, but when Kaya got older her desire was more respected and she decided to visit her mother in the United States. I hope to be able to

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Panettiere arriving at the 2012 ESPY Awards.Fraser Harrison/Getty Images

Early in the conversation, Panettiere said that Klitschko and his family are so well-known in Ukraine that they were “very scary to talk about” so they didn’t fully disclose her detention status. He is a former professional boxer and his brother Vitali Klitschko is the mayor of Kyiv.

While speaking with the “Red Table Talk” host, Panettiere said that as an athlete who’s been less influenced by women, Klitschko sometimes misunderstands the physical effect emotions have on the body.

When Kaya was just born, had postnatal depressionKlitschko “I thought I was really doing it for myself”

“When he signs his e-mails, it says, ‘If you control your mind, you can control everything,'” she added.

Hayden Panettiere and Wladimir Klitschko

Wladimir Klitschko and Panettiere at the Giorgio Armani show in Milan, Italy, June 2013.Vittorio Zunino Cerotto/Getty Images

Panettiere first I spoke with People reporter Aili Nahas In July, she talked about going through alcoholism, opioid addiction, and postpartum depression at various times in her life.

On “Red Table Talk,” she said she transferred “full custody” of Kaya to Klitschko in 2018 after her daughter went to Ukraine. sought treatment for addictionHowever, she added that she did not “fully” agree to transfer custody.

“I was going to work on myself, and I was going to get better.”

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