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Lost star Naveen Andrews has been granted sole custody of his young son. The actor, who plays Sayid Jarrah on the ABC show, originally shared custody of three-year-old Naveen Joshua with his former girlfriend Elena Eustache. However, a judge at the La County Superior Court has modified the arrangement and granted the star sole custody until a full hearing, which is scheduled for next month. The 39-year-old actor had alleged that Eustache took (more) »
- By Lara Martin
"Lost" star Naveen Andrews has been awarded custody of his son. The British actor was granted physical and legal custody of his three-year-old son Naveen Joshua Wednesday despite the boy's mother Elena Eustache accusing Naveen's girlfriend Barbara Hershey of practicing witchcraft and poisoning her son.
The 39-year-old actor had shared joint custody with Elena, but a judge in the Los Angeles County Superior Court changed the custody order in favor of Naveen after Elena allegedly took the boy out of Los Angeles without permission.
Naveen's lawyer Laura Wasser asked the judge to order Elena to undergo psychiatric testing.
After the hearing, Elena - who was sat crying on the courthouse steps - said: "I can't believe celebrities and their money. They always get what they want."
The ABC show's star won sole custody of his three-year-old son, Naveen Joshua, at L.A. Superior Court on Wednesday, TMZ reports. A judge changed Andrews' joint custody with his son's mother, Elena Eustache, after she allegedly took the boy out of county without permission. Andrews also said that Eustache kept their son from him.
Eustache, meanwhile, reportedly made several claims of her own. Among them...
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Andrews also told the court on Wednesday that Elena Eustache, the mother of little Naveen Joshua, illegally kept his son from him.
The actor and his ex had joint custody of the boy, but the order has been modified and now Andrews has sole physical and legal custody of his son, pending a full hearing in February.
The star's lawyer, Laura Wasser, asked the judge to order Eustache to undergo psychiatric testing after she told the court she believed Andrews' actress girlfriend, Barbara Hershey, was a witch.
Little Naveen Joshua left the courthouse in Los Angeles with Hershey as Eustache sat on the court steps sobbing, according to TMZ.com.
She told the website, "I can't believe celebrities and their money. They always get what they want."
Under the new custody order, Andrews' son can accompany his father to Hawaii, where the actor films Lost. »
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