Kelly Rutherford

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Kelly Rutherford has accused her ex of disrupting the natural order of things.

The Gossip Girl mom has been granted a temporary restraining order against the father of her two children, Daniel Giersch, after, among other things, accusing him of intimidating and threatening her nanny, being entirely unflexible with his scheduled custody visits and stressing her out so much she's having a hard time breastfeeding.

In a lengthy declaration filed today in Los Angeles Superior Court, Rutherford states that Giersch doesn't comply when she wants to take their 3-month-old daughter Helena to work with her in the morning so that she can nurse.

"From time to time I have some extra milk, but I never know when...I believe that the stress Daniel has created for me is also negatively impacting my ability to produce milk."

For his part, Giersch said in his own court filing Thursday that Rutherford is the one who's always switching up the visits on him. Therefore, he has "immediate concerns that Kelly, her caretakers, and Kelly's mother are causing immediate harm to [their] children."

But he's the one who's got to lie low for awhile.

For the various annoyances Giersch has allegedly caused, a judge has ordered him to stay at least 100 yards away from Rutherford, Helena and their son Hermes "except for brief and peaceful contact as required for court-ordered visitation."

The order also extends to nanny Michaela Kothanova, who stated that Giersch was always asking her questions about Kelly and once threatened to sue her when she wouldn't provide certain information about the children's whereabouts.

A hearing on the matter is set for Oct. 15.

Rutherford was pregnant with Helena when she filed for divorce in January, citing irreconcilable differences.

You could call it that. The two have been in and out of court ever since, quibbling over potty-training, pool fences, residency, school, travel, etc. They had supposedly settled their differences early last month.


We know we're talking Greek gods here, but does Hermes belong in our Weirdest Celebrity Baby Names gallery?

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