Halle Berry's Daughter Nahla Being "Used as a Pawn" in Battle

Celebrity News Nov. 29, 2012 AT 11:00AM
Halle Berry and daughter Nahla on November 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Halle Berry and daughter Nahla on November 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Credit: Camille Roberts/Broadimage

Here's hoping Halle Berry, fiance Olivier Martinez and her ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry settle their differences soon -- for Nahla's sake.

After Martinez, 46, and Aubry, 36, both sustained serious injuries for a Thanksgiving Day brawl, all three remain in a heated custody battle over Nahla, Berry and Aubry's 4-year-old daughter.

PHOTOS: How Nahla has grown up

The Oscar-winning actress, 46, recently lost a court petition to move full-time with her daughter to France, her husband-to-be's home country -- and the ongoing tensions led to that violent tussle between her current and former beaus and new legal battles. (An emergency restraining order keeping French-Canadian model Aubry away from Berry, Martinez and his daughter expires this Thursday, Nov. 29; no official word yet on whether either of the men will be charged in the assault.)

Gabriel Aubry and Olivier Martinez
Gabriel Aubry and Olivier Martinez
Credit: Jesse Grant/WireImage.com; Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty

PHOTOS: Halle and Gabriel in happier times

"They keep playing this game and Nahla is used as a pawn," a confidante says of the soft-spoken pre-schooler in the new Us Weekly, out now. "It's her I feel sorry for."

Says another source of the Cloud Atlas star, who has a history of volatile romances: "All [Halle] wants is a normal family life."

PHOTOS: Halle's famous body

For much more on Berry's custody hell -- new details on the fight, Aubry's "horrible" temper and much more -- pick up the new Us Weekly, on stands Friday.

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