Kelly Rutherford Granted Restraining Order Against Her Ex-Husband

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It’s getting messy! Kelly Rutherford has been granted a temporary restraining order against her ex-husband, Daniel Giersch.

Kelly Rutherford and Helena on The set Of Gossip GirlDaniel Giersch and Son Hermes in Beverly Hills

According to documents filed in L.A. County Superior Court, the “Gossip Girl” actress claims Daniel has repeatedly harassed both her and their nanny, which she claims forced the nanny to quit.

“Daniel has begun to follow me, my mother, my nanny and he shows up unexpectedly to threaten and scare us,” Kelly states in the documents.

It is also claimed that Daniel “has harassed [my nanny] with questions about me virtually every time he sees her … last week Daniel’s harassment of [the nanny] led to an actual threat that he is going to file a lawsuit against her.”

Kelly says the nanny handed in her pink slip after that, causing her two kids — Hermes and Helena – to lose someone they “love and trust.”

Kelly’s mother, Ann Edwards, is also quoted in the documents, claiming the German businessman once arrived at a restaurant where she was eating with the couple’s two-year-old son, Hermes, and blocked them from leaving the establishment.

The restraining order requires Daniel to stay 100 yards away from Kelly, her mother, the nanny, and Kelly’s home, job and vehicle – “except for brief & peaceful contact as required for court-ordered visitation.”

Last month it was agreed that both parents would attend co-parenting counseling sessions and would share joint legal and physical custody of the two kids.

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