Halle Berry left sombre as judge rules she 'WON'T be allowed to move Nahla to France' in custody case against Gabriel AubryBy Iona Kirby
Halle Berry has lost her fight to move daughter Nahla to France, it has been reported.
Halle and Nahla's father Gabriel Aubry attended court on Friday where the judge made the ruling that the four-year-old will stay in the US, according to TMZ.
The star, 46, looked sombre as she left the courtroom in an all-black outfit and stepped into her car, approximately 20 minutes after Gabriel.
Sombre: Halle Berry was seen looking sullen as she headed home on Friday after a judge reportedly ruled she is not allowed to move daughter Nahla to France
Long time coming: Halle and Nahla's father Gabriel Aubry have been embroiled in a custody battle for months
The Monster's Ball actress wanted to move the youngster to Paris to live with her and her Frenchman fiance Olivier Martinez.
Halle was arguing that Los Angeles was not the ideal place for her daughter to grow up, due to the glare of the paparazzi.
Fighting for a move to France: Halle, seen with Nahla last week, was arguing it would be better for her daughter to grow up away from the glare of the paparazzi
Doting father: Gabriel was retaliating by stating that it would be hard to be a part of the four-year-old's life if she lived thousands of miles away
But Gabriel was arguing that having his daughter live thousands of miles away would render it extremely difficult for him to remain a part of her life.
Halle spoke out about the situation in a recent interview, where she claimed the move would be in Nahla's best interests.
'It's the appeal of privacy and a greater sense of safety for Nahla,' she told InStyle magazine.
Victory lap: Gabriel was seen driving away from the courthouse approximately 20 minutes before Halle emerged
Good luck meal: Halle went for dinner with a friend in West Hollywood on Thursday, the night before she attended court
Halle also made a rare comment about her custody battle with Gabriel.
'There is turbulence, but this too shall pass,' she said.
Halle and Gabriel split in April 2010 after more than four years of dating, and she soon began a relationship with actor Olivier. They confirmed their engagement in March.
Uprooting: Halle was hoping to move to France with Nahla to live with her Frenchman fiance Olivier Martinez, who she is seen with at the Cloud Atlas premiere on October 24
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