Hayden Panettiere has finally returned.
The 26 year old star, made her first public appearance since entering treatment for postpartum depression in early October, stepping out to support fiance Wladimir Klitschko, 39, during his hugely hyped world heavyweight title fight in Dusseldorf, Germany, on Nov. 28
Hayden, 26, looked happy and healthy as she posed for photographers wearing a striped sweater, plaid miniskirt and hat before Wlad’s bout with Britain’s Tyson Fury. At one point, she cheered on her fiance while draped in the yellow and blue flag of his native Ukraine, reported MSN.
In support of her beau, Hayden wrapped a Ukrainian flag around her shoulders and even donned some pink lip gloss to brighten up her look.
According to Daily Mail UK, however, despite the actress’ enthusiastic display, Brit contender Tyson Fury put an end to Wladimir’s nine-year reign, beating the 39-year-old champ to become heavyweight champion of the world.
“It’s really painful and it’s really scary and women need a lot of support. It’s something a lot of women experience.
“When (you are told) about postpartum depression, you think it’s ‘I feel negative feelings towards my child; I want to injure or hurt my child.’
“I’ve never, ever had those feelings. Some women do, but you don’t realise how broad of a spectrum you can really experience that on,” Panettiere said.
Pop Sugar?states that Hayden has made her first public appearance, just 10 months after she gave birth to her daughter, Kaya Klitschko. A rep for Hayden confirmed the news to People, saying that she was “voluntarily seeking professional help at a treatment center as she is currently battling postpartum depression.” Read on to see more of Hayden’s latest photos.
It was announced Panettiere would be taking a break from filming the show while she received treatment for her depression.