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This isn't the response Kelly Rutherford wanted.
The former Gossip Girl star appeared in a New York City court today as part of her drama-fueled custody battle over her two children with ex-husband Daniel Giersch. NBC News confirms that she has been ordered to send son Hermes, 8, and daughter Helena, 6, back to Monaco, where they've been living primarily with their dad since 2012. The kids will fly back with their grandmother as soon as they can get a flight.
"We are pleased that the American judicial system has prevailed," Giersch's attorney told E! News in a statement following the ruling. "Daniel's request to exclude the press today from the courtroom was granted, to protect the children's privacy. In addition, his stance of promoting Kelly's time with the children has not changed."
Rutherford was previously ordered to send her two children back to Monaco last Thursday. She refused, and appeared in court today to face the judge, who, according to People, reportedly became angry when Rutherford did not bring her children.
The mother of two was required to appear in court with her kids after a New York Supreme Court judge signed a writ of habeus corpus on Monday, which was filed by Giersch.