So heartbreaking. Kelly Rutherford’s long battle has come to a devastating end after a Monaco judge rules in favor of her ex-husband Daniel Giersch. Their two children will remain in Europe with their dad who was granted full custody.
What a shocking ruling. A new report claims thats Kelly Rutherford‘s, 47, ongoing custody battle with ex-husband Daniel Giersch has ended and it’s not good. The former Gossip Girl actress will not get full custody of her two little ones, son Hermes, 9, and daughter Helena, 6.
After a long, emotional court battle, Kelly has officially lost custody of her two children, according to the Daily Mail Online. So awful. The heartbreaking news comes on the heels of her last visit to Monaco to meet with a judge about her custody agreement with Daniel. The report claims that the judge ruled that both kids will remain with their dad in Monaco and that’s final — literally that is the final ruling. Another shocking part was the ruling only permits kelly to “exercise her visiting and accommodation rights exclusively in France and Monaco.” Seeing that both kids are citizens in the United States, that comes as a huge surprise.
The court order also states that both Kelly and Daniel must make decisions concerning their children’s “health, schooling, religious education and any change of residence,” as a team. The pair will spend half of Christmas, spring and summer vacations with Daniel and half with Kelly.
Prior to this new court hearing, Kelly refused to return her kids to Daniel after their summer stay in New York. She was required to return them to Monaco and when she refused, it kicked off emergency court hearings. Her ex then accused her of child abduction, but she managed to stay strong throughout the messy custody battle. “My first priority is to protect my children,” Kelly had told Good Morning America. “Their safety is my priority. I’m a mother first, and from the beginning, I said I would fight for my children. I think most parents would.”
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