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TLC To Air 'Kate Plus Eight' Two-Part Special In June

May 31st, 2014 12:30pm EDT
Kate Plus Eight
It’s been over two years since viewers have seen the Gosselin clan on TLC, and Kate and the kids are catching up with TLC for a two-part special airing Thursday, June 19 at 10/9c and Thursday, June 26 at 10/9c.

With the twins now 13, and the sextuplets about to turn 10, Cara, Mady, Alexis, Hannah, Aaden, Collin, Leah, and Joel join their mother in this update about their life as a family today.

Throughout the special, Kate and the kids bring us up to speed on what’s changed in the family - how the kids have grown, what their interests are now, and what the latest is on Kate’s life and ca...
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Kate Gosselin's Twin Daughters Go Silent During Awkward 'Today Show' Interview

January 16th, 2014 11:57pm EST
Kate Gosselin and daughters Cara and Mady
Kate Gosselin's twin daughters Mady and Cara had a lot to say in last week's issue of People magazine, in which the girls try to set the record straight and explain that they're not "messed up" after spending most of their lives growing up on television.

But on Thursday, Mady and Cara, now 13, had another chance to explain that their lives aren't what people assume, and both of them clammed up on national television.

The Jon & Kate Plus 8 stars sat down for a chat with "Today Show" host Savannah Guthrie, and despite all the recent focus on her two teenagers, Kate was the one doing all the...
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Jon & Kate Plus Hate: Jon Gosselin Trashes Ex-Wife In New Interview

December 31st, 2013 6:01pm EST
Jon Gosselin
Jon Gosselin has been living in rural Pennsylvania and working at a restaurant in the small town of Stouchsburg since August, and he he's getting ready to "re-brand" himself.

Gosselin has been living in a cabin in the woods on a 28-acre plot of land that used to be a nudist colony and waiting tables to make ends meet since leaving wife Kate and walking out on his family's Lifetime TV series Jon & Kate Plus 8.

The former reality TV star was interviewed by Philadelphia Magazine, and in addition to bashing his ex-wife, he also basically called everyone in middle America stupid.

“This is Mid...
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Jon Gosselin Says His Children Have Developmental Problems

November 5th, 2013 1:37pm EST
Jon Gosselin
Former reality star Jon Gosselin believes his children have developmental problems as a result of their time spent on television.

The actor opened up to Oprah Winfrey on the Sunday night episode of "Where Are They Now?" and told the TV mogul: "I saw my kids not growing up normally, like I grew up, and having community.Yes, they got to travel the world, and yes, they got these fabulous things, and yes, they have trust funds, and they're taken care of educationally. Great.

"But developmentally, they have problems with their peers, and they have problems with talking to other people, and the...
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Jon Gosselin Pulls Gun, Fires Warning Shot At Trespassing Photographer

September 21st, 2013 10:04pm EDT
Jon Gosselin
Jon Gosselin reportedly pulled a gun on a photographer trying to get pictures of him in rural Pennsylvania on Friday. The former reality TV star even fired off a warning shot to show he meant business.

Gosselin has found a new life as a waiter at the Black Dog restaurant in Beckersville, Penns., since leaving the spotlight, because his notoriety has made it "impossible" to find work. News of his new life broke earlier this week, and now the paparazzi have been heading to the area to get photos.

According to TMZ.com, a photographer attempted to follow Gosselin home from work on Friday to g...
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Where Are They Now: Kate Gosselin And Her New Life Out Of The Spotlight

August 18th, 2013 9:00am EDT
Kate Gosselin
With the cameras stopped, life after reality TV is very different for Kate Gosselin. This week’s issue of PEOPLE goes inside her struggles, her biggest regrets and how the kids are really doing now. The twins are almost teens, the little kids are big, and Kate is still searching for happily-ever-after. Not so long ago, she was the biggest star the TLC network ever spawned, a nurse who rocketed to fame with her husband, Jon, on the reality series Jon & Kate Plus 8. At first the show traced their trials raising twins plus sextuplets. Later it let nearly 10 million fans witness a marriage impl...
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Kate Gosselin Fired From Blogging Job At CouponCabin.com

October 17th, 2012 3:52pm EDT
Kate Gosselin
Kate Gosselin is unemployed again. A year after her reality show Kate Plus 8 wrapped up on the TLC network the mother-of-eight has been fired from her job as a blogger at website CouponCabin.com.

A letter posted on the site Tuesday from Coupon Cabin CEO Scott Kluth explains to her fans and followers why she was let go.

"A series of recent events have made it clear to me that Kate Gosselin and her contributions do not align with the authenticity which we set out to build almost a decade ago, and that Ms. Gosselin is simply not a good fit with the wonderful team and culture at CouponCabin,"...
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Jon Gosselin Apologizes To Kate For His Past Behavior

June 22nd, 2012 8:13am EDT
Jon Gosselin
Reality star Jon Gosselin is apologetic for his behavior following his split from Kate. The couple has worked through their differences and is getting along as parents of eight children, according to People magazine.

Referring to the women he dated following their break up, he explained, "I am sorry, because I did stuff I wouldn't want done to me."

He also accepts some of the blame for their divorce. "I was passive-aggressive. Then I'd get mad, but I was the one who wasn't communicating," he said.

In 2011, Jon returned to live in Berks County, PA, to be near his children. He is dating a...
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Kate Gosselin Faces A New Reality After 'Kate Plus 8' Gets Canceled: Unemployment

September 11th, 2011 9:00am EDT
Kate Gosselin People
Eight kids, six rocky years on TV, and one failed marriage later, Kate Gosselin faces her off-camera future.

"I'm really scared," she says in this week's issue of PEOPLE. She insists that, stardom and scandals aside, she has "the same problems as 26,000 other moms." Ten years ago, Kate was a labor-and-delivery nurse in Reading, Pennsylvania, married to Jon, a mild-mannered network engineer. Then came twins, followed by sextuplets, and the kind of reality-TV fame (and money) that makes you a one-name celebrity. Now the cable network TLC is pulling the plug on her show Kate Plus 8 due to...
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Kate Gosselin Gets Canceled

August 15th, 2011 10:15pm EDT
Kate Gosselin
Reality TV mom Kate Gosselin's show about her struggles as a single mother of eight has been canceled.

Kate Plus 8 will not be back for another season, but TV bosses at TLC have hinted that future specials will air.

Gosselin first became a TV star in America when Jon & Kate Plus 8 first aired. She has since split from husband Jon and they were divorced in 2009.

A statement from TLC reads, "TLC has decided not to renew another season of Kate Plus 8. By the end of this season, Kate Plus 8 will have hit the 150 episode mark (including Jon & Kate Plus 8) - an exceptional milestone."

The ser...
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Kate Gosselin: 'This Body Is All Real'

September 16th, 2010 11:11am EDT
Kate Gosselin PEOPLE
Without a trainer or a crash diet, reality star Kate Gosselin reveals her sexy new look and bikini-ready body in a recent PEOPLE photo shoot held at a beach resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. In this week's issue, the world's most famous mother of eight also addresses rumors regarding plastic surgery, the "absurd" gossip about her bodyguard, and why she's still waiting for Mr. Right.

Previously more muscular and compact, Kate, 35, now has a longer, leaner physique, with impressively toned arms and abs. Of course, a tummy tuck in 2006, which removed excess skin from her pregnancies, gave h...
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Sniper Makes Quick Work Of Discovery Channel Eco-Terrorist

September 1st, 2010 10:42pm EDT
Kate Plus 8
A passionate eco-warrior who sparked a hostage crisis at the headquarters of the Discovery Channel in Silver Spring, Maryland, was shot dead by a sniper after a four hour standoff.

James Jae Lee, 43, walked into the building with a shotgun, handgun and possible explosives as part of a protest about the network's programming. It wasn't the first time, either. In 2008 Lee was arrested outside the building after a protest turned violent.

The Hawaii native targetted the network and its affiliates for not airing enough programs about global warming and endangered species and airing too many sh...
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Jon And Kate Gosselin Settle Their Custody Battle

July 27th, 2010 8:54am EDT
Kate Gosselin
Former reality TV couple Jon and Kate Gosselin have settled their lengthy custody battle.

The Jon & Kate Plus Eight stars divorced last year after 10 years of marriage and have since been locked in a bitter war over who will care for their eight kids, with Jon filing documents in April seeking primary custody.

Now, the former couple has reached a settlement agreement over both custody and financial obligations - but the terms have been kept confidential, reports TMZ.com.

A source tells the website, "An official agreement between Jon and Kate has been reached and they will be working t...
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Jon Gosselin Rethinks His Life, Gets A Back Tat

June 30th, 2010 2:15pm EDT
Jon By the Pool
“Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!”

Ok so this isn’t 'The Godfather' but that quote does apply to arguably America’s most hated dad, Jon Gosselin.

For the most part, the media has been focused on Kate Gosselin and her short-lived stint on 'Dancing with The Stars', as well as, her alleged affair with her body guard and the continuous rumors of diva-sized demands. But, despite her jaded and at times bitter exterior, the public seemed to almost sympathize with her for being a single parent to eight young children with a very questionable father. In the face of such challen...
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Kate Gosselin Had A Boob Job & Bodyguard Weighed In On The Result

June 17th, 2010 10:38am EDT
Kate Gosselin & Steve Neild
Bosom buddy, indeed! Mom of eight Kate Gosselin, 35, is rarely seen without her trusted bodyguard of three years, Steve Neild. During her recent run on "Dancing with the Stars," a show source says, the New Zealander was "omnipresent on the set -- at rehearsals, on the press line, everywhere!"

And now a source says in the new Us Weekly the married father of two not only drove Gosselin to the doctor when she got breast enhancements March 30, 2009, but even weighed in on what the result should be: "Kate was going to have one kind of breast augmentation, but she changed her mind after talking ...
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Kate Gosselin's New Series Debuts Sunday, June 6

June 4th, 2010 9:01am EDT
Kate Gosselin
Kate Gosselin and her loveable brood are back in two "Kate Plus 8" specials airing this Sunday at 9 and 10 p.m.

At 9 p.m., Kate plans a surprise trip to Orlando for the kids to celebrate the sextuplets' 6th birthday. As she prepares for her first trip with the kids as a single mom, Kate attempts to keep everything a surprise while managing logistics and containing the inevitable chaos.

Highlights include the kids feeding sting rays at Discovery Cove, swimming with the dolphins, feeding exotic birds, riding in an air boat and taking in the sights of the Everglades, partaking in an orange j...
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Kate Gosselin & The Kids - A Year After The Split From Jon

May 30th, 2010 10:51am EDT
Kate Gosselin People Magazine
One year after Jon and Kate Gosselin's marriage began to crack in plain view of the 10 million viewers who tuned in to TLC's "Jon & Kate Plus 8," the reality star mom opens up in this week's issue of PEOPLE about how she and her eight children are adjusting. Since the split, the family has coped with divorce, long-distance separations (most recently when Kate competed on "Dancing With The Stars"), public custody struggles, and near-constant emotional upheaval. Life with Jon, says Kate, "feels like 10 years ago."

Much of the change has been painful. Even now, Kate, 35, acknowledges that thi...
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Kate Gosselin's New TLC Show To Feature Her 8 Children

April 26th, 2010 11:54am EDT
Jon & Kate Plus 8
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry have granted child-labor permits for Kate Gosselin's twins and sextuplets to appear with their mother on a series of TLC specials, "Kate Plus 8."

The permits are good for six months and then must be renewed, according to AP news.

Producers should have obtained permits for "Jon & Kate Plus 8," which ended last year when the couple divorced. No legal action was taken.

See more photos of Kate here!
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Kate Gosselin Acts Like 'Major Celebrity' On 'DWTS'; Demands Bodyguard

April 7th, 2010 10:50am EDT
Kate Gosselin Us Magazine
Kate Gosselin is so standoffish on Dancing With the Stars, she has show staffers contact her through her bodyguard, reports the new issue of Us Weekly , on stands today.

"When the show needs to contact Kate, they go through Steve," a production source tells Us, adding that having personal security is not the norm for any of the other star competitors. "She acts like a major celebrity. It's a joke with the cast, like, 'Oh, look out -- the bodyguard is watching!'"

And it's not just any bodyguard.

Gosselin, 35, travels between her $1.1 million home in Pennsylvania and DWTS' Los Angeles set ...
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Lindsay Lohan's Father Gets Engaged To Jon Gosselin's Ex-Girlfriend

April 7th, 2010 8:27am EDT
Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan's estranged father is to wed the former tabloid reporter who helped nurse him through a recent health scare.

Michael Lohan and girlfriend Kate Major announced their engagement on Tuesday after dating for less than six months.

Ironically, Major previously dated Lohan's friend, reality TV star Jon Gosselin.

The journalist quit her job at publication the Star after becoming smitten with the former Jon & Kate Plus Eight star.

Lohan tells X17online.com that his new fiancee has been with him through lots of tough times.

He explains, "Kate has been by me through all the stuff wi...
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Kate Gosselin Was Frightened By Her Own Face

April 5th, 2010 12:22pm EDT
Kate Gosselin
New blog posts from Kate Gosselin were recently posted online and she talked about her day-early Easter celebration with the kids and her "Dancing With The Stars" experience so far.

Here are excerpts from her two most recent posts:

DANCING WITH EASTER EGGS - "So today was Easter in our house! The kids woke up early to their Easter baskets on the kitchen table at their assigned places. I had already been up dancing for an hour and came upstairs at precisely 7:30 am to watch their faces as they dove into their overflowing baskets! The shrieks of delight were all the thanks I needed -- and t...
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President Obama, Hollywood Lesbians Voted Most Desirable Neighbors For 2010

December 29th, 2009 12:59pm EST
Ellen & Portia
Americans would most like to be neighbors with the Obama family, according to the third annual Zillow Celebrity Neighbor Survey. "Octomom" Nayda Suleman was named the least desirable neighbor of 2009.

In 2010 more adults would like to be neighbors with the Obamas (14 percent) than second-place Sarah Palin (12 percent) and talk show host Ellen Degeneres and Portia De Rossi (12 percent). Country music superstar Taylor Swift ranked third with 9 percent of the vote, followed by Oprah Winfrey (7 percent) and football star Tom Brady and his model wife Gisele Bundchen (3 percent).

But not a...
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Most Overexposed Celebrities Of 2009

December 28th, 2009 9:13am EST
Kim Kardashian
2009 comes to a close with another crop of celebrities (and celebutards) that we saw entirely too much of. They invaded our televisions and our internet, they spread-eagled themselves all over our tabloids, and they fascinated and annoyed us at the same time. Here's a last look at them in '09, just in case you forgot:

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson

Nothing is more annoying than picking up a tabloid and seeing plain faced people on the cover. The imagined romance between Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson was little more than bad fangirl fiction. It is difficult to understand t...
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Stars Who Should Disappear In 2010

December 25th, 2009 11:46am EST
Stars who should disappear in 2010
You hear that guys and girls? We've had quite enough of you. It's time to go away for a year, or 10, it's time. Check out our slideshow of celebrities that we don't want to see for a while!

1. We have been inundated with stories about you and your failed attempt at being a married man. It hasn't even been a full year of this nonsense, and we are sick of the stories already. Time for you...to go...away.

Tiger Woods

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2. We get it, you have 8 kids. You are doing a good enough job of ruining thei...
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Did 'Jon & Kate' Con America?

December 1st, 2009 9:22am EST
Jon & Kate Plus 8
What's this "I need to act like a 22-year-old" crap? Or the refusal to let "Kate Plus 8" continue? Or the most eyebrow-raising announcement yet - putting the brakes on the divorce? Let's rewind and see how we got here, shall we?

Jon & Kate Plus 8 were a semi-popular bunch of reality characters on TLC once upon a time. This also means they are real people. They were well known among mommies, kiddies, and a few young adults that watched for all the wrong reasons - do a shot when Kate yells at John type stuff. With the years taking their toll, and the privacy of their young adults soon comi...
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Gobble Gobble: Celebrity Turkeys

November 26th, 2009 10:00am EST
Jon Gosselin
We've seen it all this year, and we've had enough of celebrity turkeys taking advantage of their publicity status by hamming it up for the cameras and every paparazzi click for more fame. Check out our list of offenders, and let us know who made your celebrity turkey list this year!

1. Jon Gosselin

Celebrity turkey Gosselin, once the image of a loving husband and dad on his reality cable show "Jon & Kate Plus 8," is anything but these days. Now we have the "newly single" Gosselin shooting breeze, having the time of his life clubbing and living the celeb high life while in the t...
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Kate Gosselin Gives Her Most Intimate Interview To Date In TLC Special 'Kate: Her Story' (Video)

November 2nd, 2009 4:19pm EST
Kate Gosselin Tell Her Story On TLC
On Monday, November 2 at 9pm ET/PT, TLC will air the one-hour special "Kate: Her Story", where NBC's Natalie Morales sits down with Kate Gosselin for her most intimate interview to date. Morales, co-host and national correspondent for The Today Show, interviews Gosselin and gets the real story behind the mother of eight.

See more photos of Jon & Kate Plus 8 here!

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Reality TV Roundup: No Kids For Spencer On 'Hills' & More

October 18th, 2009 8:48am EDT
Spencer Pratt
This week in reality TV saw Rachel Zoe's season end with my lady Taylor not leaving RZ, Jon & Kate are canceled and sued, and "The Hills" is heating up.

The Rachel Zoe Project ended its season gracefully this week and I am very happy to report Taylor will not be quitting. Phew, I love her, I was scared her ego was going to get in the way of her realizing the uh-maze-ing (Rachel Zoe voice) job she already has.

Tay was still upset at Rachel for making her make the decision about who goes to Paris. Tay picked Brad because she is humble and did not want to pick herself, even though she ...
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'Jon & Kate Plus 8' Over?

October 15th, 2009 2:42pm EDT
Jon & Kate Plus 8
"'Jon & Kate Plus 8' is ending in mid-to-late November, as previously reported," a TLC spokeswoman said according to the New York Post.

Last month the network announced it would be renaming the series "Kate Plus 8" as of Nov. 2 due to the breakup between Jon and Kate. The date has been shifted. Jon later insisted TLC stop filming his eight kids.

According to sources, TCL is waiting for the couple to deal with personal issues before reassessing the situation.

See more photos of Jon & Kate Plus 8 here!

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Slideshow: Celebrity Couples In Need Of Counseling

October 12th, 2009 11:26am EDT
celebrity couples counseling
"Couples Retreat," starring Vince Vaughn & Kristen Bell made over $35 million this weekend. In the comedy, four couples head off to a tropical island resort for vacation. They soon realize that even though only one couple is there to work on their marriage, they all get tied up in the counseling fun. In honor of "Couple Retreat" Starpulse chose the top celebrity couples who we think need some counseling. Check it out!

Jon and Kate Gosselin

This couple's love life has been front page news for almost six months, and it's really quite sad. Despite their differences and Jon's scary tr...
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