Halle Berry, Gabriel Aubry

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A lot of mothers don't want just anyone touching their kids' hair. And when it comes to Halle Berry, that includes her kid's father.

Attorneys for the Oscar winner and her ex, model Gabriel Aubry, were in court Monday morning to settle a disagreement over their 6-year-old daughter Nahla's hair, E! News confirms.

Apparently Berry objected to Aubry to having the child's hair straightened and highlighted when she's in his care, charging that the French-Canadian model, who is white, was trying to make Nahla appear less African-American. (Berry herself is the daughter of a white mother and a black father.)

Halle Berry

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After some back and forth in court, the judge ruled that, moving forward, neither Berry nor Aubry can alter Nahla's natural hair texture or color.

The details of today's argument and outcome were first reported by TMZ.

Neither Berry's nor Aubry's attorney has responded yet to E! News' requests for comment.

The exes have more or less shared custody of Nahla since their split in 2010, trudging through some pretty ugly days in court a couple years back to get to the joint arrangement they have today. At one point, Berry sought permission to move with her daughter to France, arguing that the paparazzi, a convicted stalker and the other pitfalls of fame were making her feel unsafe in the U.S., but a judge denied the request.

Berry married French actor Olivier Martinez in July 2013 and gave birth to their son, Maceo, that October.

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