Lena Headey

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Game of Thrones to the rescue...well, sort of.

Reports surfaced on Friday that Lena Headey had sought the help of GoT executives in her on-going custody battle with her ex Peter Loughran over their 6-year-old son, Wylie. However, E! News has learned it's really just part of the agreement between the former couple and the court that they've had all along.

The actress' attorney, Joy Stanley told us her client is required to prove when she is working on the popular HBO show, and thus, she usually presents the court and Loughran with a letter from the producers. Today's news is nothing different.

Lena Headey

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Stanley explains, "It's just a letter that's required under the judgement to let her ex-husband know when she's working. It's something that they've always done. She sends him confirmation of when she has to work. It's just a work-schedule confirmation. The judgement requires she let him know when she's required to be working."

She continued, "Ms. Headey is doing nothing illegal. She won in court and she's going to continue to win in court. She's not done anything wrong. She's will continue to follow the law to the letter and she will continue to have primary custody of her son. She always has." 

Headey and Loughran divorced in 2013 after tying the knot in 2007. In September, the former couple entered into the custody battle after the actress moved back to the U.K. with their son to return to her support system—her family.

However, Loughran filed an emergency motion for her to return back to the U.S. with Wylie, claiming it was a violation of their custody agreement. A source told E! News at the time that Loughran was "going to court to dispute Lena's move back to the U.K. this past summer with the parties' child." 

 His motion was denied by the court "for insufficient showing of the requirements to obtain an emergency order." 

Their next court date is scheduled for Dec. 16 in Los Angeles.

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