Custody Battle Between Halle Berry And Gabriel Aubry Gets Heated

Things are apparently getting tense between Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry in the battle over custody of their daughter, Nahla Ariela Aubry.

Berry is scheduled to spend three months shooting in South Africa leaving Aubry worried that it may be difficult for him to see his daughter at this time. This led the model to consider his legal options with regard to gaining permanant custody. A source told,

It’s been pretty difficult for Gabriel to see Nahla the last few weeks. He’s really getting sick of it and it’s getting to the point where he is seriously considering his options regarding pursuing permanent custody. He refuses to give up rights to his daughter, he loves her more than anything and is determined to be a regular, full time fixture in her life.”

Gabriel refused to spend three months away from his daughter with Halle scheduled to film during July, August and September. As the two tried to come to an arrangement things began to get heated. The source said,

Gabriel requested that he be allowed to keep Nahla with him in Los Angeles but Halle wouldn’t let that happen, so the two reached a total stalemate and it started getting nasty, with both of them looking into entering a legal battle.”

The source continued,

In the end they reached an agreement. Basically Halle is going to pay Gabriel to be a kind of full time nanny and to come to South Africa for the three months she’s there, and to be Nahla’s full-time caregiver.
Halle has a huge house that’s being rented for her and she and Gabriel are going to try to live under the same roof and get along for the sake of Nahla.

I certainly hope they can work things out for the sake of their daughter.

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  1. Anonymous says

    She should be glad Nahla’s dad wants to be in her life. Halle’s dad was never around and look at the issues she’s had with men because of it.

  2. Magic Peachz says

    OK I don’t know (and neither do you) exactly what went wrong in this relationship but I really don’t think you can pin it all on Halle. She has issues and she always, always goes for the prettiest boy on the block. That in itself is a recipe for disaster, but, she seems like a sane (or trying her very best) woman. As for her suicide attempt, she didn’t go through with it. Grief is a horrible, overwhelming thing and it makes people lose their footing.

    I think they need to work out a joint custody situation and if that means he’s not currently busy and she’s filming over seas she can compensate him for time and travel to share time with her daughter. I actually think that’s kind of progressive. When all else fails look outside the box.

  3. Anonymous says

    i forgot about her attempted suicide in the past….she doesn’t sound very stable. she’s a beautiful woman but she’s probably a control freak.

  4. Anonymous says

    Halle isn’t going to pay him. The Studio pays for the star of the movie’s nannies while they are filming the movie. It will be in Halle’s contract. But hey if she would have left Nahla in LA with Gabe. He would have kept Nahla for free. But I guess just like Gabe she doesn’t want to be without her kid for 3mons. This is sad! I was hoping they would last.

  5. says

    Hey Peaches, I don’t know about you but if I went off the deep end & tried to off myself, you’d better believe I’d leave a note behind asking that my pets (your charges/babies when you don’t have kids) are looked after. Only a really deeply disturbed person would consider taking the lives of their pets. She’s dangerous & a loose cannon. He knows it. He knows things. He’s going b/c he doesn’t trust her w/the baby. Since he’s considering going to court over custody, he has something on her. Everyone knows courts side w/the mother. Watch this scenario blow up. You watch unless she pays him off.

  6. another anon part 2 says

    So, it’s OK for him to be gone for weeks and months, not OK for Halle to be on location for three months? Drama????

    Throughout this 4 1/2 yr fiasco, Halle keeps forgetting that it stopped being about her when she was whining on Oprah and the press that she wanted a kid and wouldn’t ask the guy for a dime support and didn’t careless if he stayed. She said this in 2005-2006 in between he on again off again thing with Michael Ealy and still seeing Eric on the side.

    Team Aubry needs to stop complaining about his salary and his using Halle to further his career which his manager always loves to bring up making an issue since day one. He has benefited in some shape or form both financially and career-wise from knowing Halle since day one in their arrangement.

    I know everybody’s surprised she hasn’t gone on Oprah yet, right? What’s she going to do, out him? Yeah right? O’s not going to have her on unless it benefits O.

    4 1/2 years later after all the K-Fraud and other comments, Aubry suddenly CARES how’s he portrayed in the media please!

    Face it, he’s nervous around the kid. Why else does Halle have herself, a nanny or body guard/s with them or when Aubry has Nahla with him. Folks were in denial when others said they had split up or defend him when he was holding a squeamish Nahla i.e. he’s not around much and/or Halle does most of the handling.

    RE: her alleged suicide attempts. Embellishment. Halle’s histrionics. Seems quite stable to me. Aubry has no right for full custody unless Halle goes off or is an unfit mother which she isn’t. Personally, I think she talked Aubry in to assuming more responsibility that he wanted to originally take on.

  7. Daniie says

    Poor child….hope it works out. I dunno, if I were working all over the place like this, like they both do at times, I would want my child to have the stability in one spot and I would make an effort to get to see them every couple of weeks.

  8. Anonymous says

    So, is this about custody or about money? Why doesn’t he just go and stay with his daughter for FREE?

    If he was really concerned about seeing his daughter, don’t you think he’d do it?

  9. MsIrene says

    Okay. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with Gabriel being compensated for going to S. Africa and being a full-time nanny with Nahla while Halle works, 12-16 hrs per day on the set. I think this is a darn good agreement. After all, Gabriel is probably going to be losing a ton of money in modeling assignments, as well. However, it seems that making sure his daughter is properly cared for, while in another country is more of a priority to him. Wonderful, I applaud him on this decision. The world needs more daddys like Gabriel. As someone stated before, if he had been allowed to keep his daughter in the states for three months, there would have not been a need for halle to compensate him. I hope that while he is there with Halle in South Africa, they make amends and vow to patch things up and get back together, for the sake of this beautiful little child.

  10. says

    f0r me the custody must be on halle but in that matter that she is out it can be on her maids… and still her ex husband can visit their daugther…
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  11. Anonymous says

    Someone has to stay home and watch the kid. Women having been doing that forever. Why can’t a guy?

  12. meghansmommy says

    there is a MAJOR difference between being a stay at home parent and being on payroll for watching your own kid.

  13. Anonymous says

    Except a stay at home parent usually only exists when a partner is working and the money is shared.
    Halle can’t expect him to leave his life in LA to come along as the caregiver where he is earning no salary.
    If she stayed in LA.. they’d both get shared custody, be caregivers and work to support themselves.

  14. meghansmommy says

    wait wait, halle is going to PAY for this kid’s father to be her nanny?
    i mean, i guess if he’s losing work or something, but still! thats just odd.

  15. Anonymous says

    Kevin Federline got the same type of deal when Britney went on tour. Not a god thing to be compare to.

  16. Anonymous says

    Halle seems like she could be a complete beyotch. I’m surprised she didn’t offer to pay him off to go away a la Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman.

  17. Anonymous says

    This story is definitely out of Hlae’s camp to make him look bad when she is the one that thinks its perfectly OK to take his daughter away to the other side of the world for 3 months. She has never been able to sustaing an amicable relationship and discards people at the drop of a hat, Halle is a bigger selfish shrew than I could have ever imagined.

  18. Carlie says

    But he also can’t expect Halle not to see her daughter for three months because she’s off paying the bills. They need to grow the hell up for the sake of their kid.

  19. dholmas says

    A child is involved. People need to remember that. Just because the parents do not get along they need to step up to the plate and do what is in the best interest of the child.

  20. says

    When she tried to kill herself with exhaust fumes in her car she took her dogs to die with her. He’s worried she’ll hurt his daughter. Preventing another murder-suicide attempt, that’s why he’s going.

  21. Anonymous says

    Halle Berry is one crazy women. I work with mentally ill people and I see all the signs with her.

  22. CapturingLife says

    I’m glad they came to an agreement. She can’t expect him not to see Nahla for months at a time just because she’s working all over the world.