Halle Berry is prepared to take her ex-boyfriend and father of her child, Gabriel Aubry, to court for custody of their daughter Nahla.

Halle Berry Gabriel Aubry Nahla

A rep for the actress spoke with People magazine saying, "Halle has always made the needs of her daughter her first priority and, both while Halle and Gabriel were a couple and since their break-up, Halle has only acted in her daughter's best interest."

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The rep also stated that Halle "attempted to resolve these custody issues amicably with her daughter's father, Gabriel Aubry, directly, but given his lack of cooperation, Halle has no choice but to seek swift judicial intervention."

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Proving that she is a devoted mother, Halle has backed out of the upcoming film, New Year's Eve in order to devote her full attention to the custody battle. She was replaced by Katherine Heigl.

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