Actress Kelly Rutherford Blasts Judge Who Sent Her Kids Back to Monaco

Actress was in tears as she left court after she was ordered to send her children back to their father.
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tonight, thank you. Major developments tonight in that international custody battle. Actress Kelly Rutherford in tears, a judge sending her two young children back to their father overseas even though here children are U.S. Citizens. Tonight new images of the children arriving back overseas and a new statement from Rutherford blasting the judge. Here's linsey Davis. Her Meese and he will Na, the children of gossip girl star Kelly Rutherford landed in niece this morning with their paternal grandmother after yesterday's ruling by a New York judge ordering these young American citizens back to Monaco to live with their father, Daniel giersch. How are you feeling, Kelly? Reporter: A teary Rutherford left this Manhattan federal court without her children yesterday. Like any parent would feel, you know, that loves their kids. Reporter: They've been staying with her for the past five weeks. As part of a custody arrangement she's been battling for six years, calling it unfair. The couple was originally supposed to share couple after their divorce until giersch's Visa was revoked in 2012 when a California judge ruled the children should live with their dad temporarily. When Rutherford failed to return the children last week as mandated by that agreement, her ex-husband took emergency legal action to get them back. I have no words at this moment, no words. Reporter: But she had some choice words today for the judge and legal system, releasing this statement which says in part, what the judge did yesterday was shocking, illegal and abusive to my children. Giersch's attorney fired back. He's very pleased that the order has been enforced. Reporter: It's unclear whether she'll be able to get her children back. Legal experts tell us Rutherford is in a legal no man's land with few options and say that this latest attempt to keep them likely worked against her. Linsey Davis, thank you.

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