|Baldwin and Basinger Back in
|By WENN | Tuesday, November 01,
HOLLYWOOD - Former couple Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger's bitter
custody battle is back in court as the stars fight over their
10-year-old daughter, Ireland.
Basinger attended court in Los Angeles yesterday morning with a
seven-strong entourage after Baldwin accused her of violating a
court-imposed custody order this summer.
The Aviator actor, who wasn't required to be in court, wasn't
In court papers, Baldwin accuses Basinger, 51, of having
"untreated emotional problems."
His attorney told the court that the actor wants to see his
daughter, but not until Basinger has "alienation therapy"—which
is designed to help prevent one parent from alienating the child
from the other parent.
Baldwin, 47, also accuses his ex of ignoring court orders and
Meanwhile, Basinger claims she fears for her daughter's safety
when she's with Baldwin. She also states that Baldwin calls her
home incessantly and is abusive to those in her household.
Outside court, Basinger's lawyer Neil Hersch held a brief press
conference to attack Baldwin, stating, "I found it very
disturbing that Mr. Baldwin, through his lawyers, attempted to
cast terrible aspersions towards Kim."
The former couple divorced in 2002. They are due back in court
on Dec 13.