Kelly Rutherford Files For Bankruptcy Following Costly Divorce Jamey Giddens June 25, 2013 Gossip Girl, Melrose Place, Pop Confidential, TV 5 Comments This is a sad tale. Generations, Melrose Place and Gossip Girl alum Kelly Rutherford has reportedly filed for bankruptcy. According to TMZ, the blonde beauty's divorce and custody fight with ex-husband, Daniel Giersch is what has left her over $2 million in debt, with less than $24,000 in assets. From the article: Here's the problem -- she spent nearly $1.5 mil on legal fees for her bitter divorce/custody war with ex-hubby Daniel Giersch. We've learned she's asking the family law judge to make him pay, but now she's waving the white flag by filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.