09/25/2014 01:52 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Actress Kelly Rutherford On Her Custody Battle (VIDEO)

Actress Kelly Rutherford is best known for her role on the hit series Gossip Girl. But in recent years, she's been making headlines for her international custody battle with her German ex-husband who now lives in France. An American judge ruled that in order to adhere to the parents' 50/50 custody arrangement, the American-born kids must live abroad with their father, with Rutherford traveling there for visitation.

Watch the video above as Kelly opens up to Dr. Phil about the burden on her and the children. This episode of Dr. Phil airs Thursday, September 24. Check local listings.

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