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Kelly Rutherford Denied Custody of Her Two Kids

Kelly Rutherford

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The hits keep on coming for Kelly Rutherford. A judge denied the Gossip Girl star custody of her two children, who currently live with their father, her ex-husband Daniel Giersch, in Monaco. Technically, the actress has joint custody of 7-year-old Hermes and 4-year-old Helena.

Kelly plans to appeal the judge’s decision to deny her full custody. “It strikes me as outrageous and unconstitutional that children can be effectively deported in order to accommodate their exiled father without knowing why he can’t come back in and has not been required to make any effort to get back into the U.S. by the U.S. courts,” she said in a statement.

The 45-year-old has been in a four-year custody battle with Daniel, which caused her to file for bankruptcy, claiming she spent $1.5 million on legal fees and overseas trips to see the kids. And the war rages on…


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