Don't know what you mean by truth. The comment was inappropriate for THIS site. If I went to GWOP and posted something positive...it wouldn't make it because it wouldn't be appropriate for THAT HATER site.
I think those little houses are about the cutest things I have ever seen. They are quite pricey, however. But can't you just see kids having a ball with those?
Does each child get a house? wow! thats pricey.But about the announcement, I hope TLC is playing it up for more than it is. Only a couple more hours to go till we all find out. Wish them the best in whatever they choose. Reagan go lay down.
Wow it took you 10 minutes to think that up?
People Magazine is reporting: After months of speculation, the 10-year marraige of Jon & Kate Plus Eight's stars Kate and Jon Gosselin appears to be coming to an end. Documents to initiate a legal split were filed at the Bucks County Courthouse in Reading, Pa., Monday afternoon.
what the heck? I come here so that I dont see posts like up above?? Its just plain stupid.
Reagan-What name do you post under over at GWoP? I was looking for your words of wisdom and did not see any?
You could just read here as well.Have a nice day Reagan.
Reagan you are a loser. LOL. I can't fathom how people who hate this family take time out to post OVER AND OVER AND OVER AGAIN. We get it Aunt Jodi now move on with your boring housewife life while both Jon and Kate are out living theirs to the fullest you pathetic loser.
Hi there, I've never posted on a blog, a website, written fan mail. Nothing of the sort. I'm a mother of 6. Ranging from 19yrs old to 8yrs old. 5 of them being teenagers. 3 of them being teenage girls who for the past few years have loved to watch Jon and Kate plus 8. They always found a connection to the chaos and up's and downs that was going on the show, as our house has just as much day to day up's and down's and there's does. I always felt I was blessed to walk into the t.v room and see them giggling while watching one of the twins or sixtuplets doing something and them not watching something on MTV that made my skin crawl. Guess what ? I still do. I think that Jon and Kate have handled the situation to the best of there ability and under the circumstances deserve to be given a wealth of credit. If people lived there own lives and worried about their own dirty laundry ..they would let go of there ( Jon and Kates) PERSONAL business and enjoy the show which is about raising 8 children close in age and let go of how there PERSONAL lives are going. I respect them both very much and hope that somehow they manage to remain civil, mature and on the same playing field when it comes to the children. Cheating, not cheating all of that is NONE of my or my families business ..but it's sure neat to watch how they handle raising 8 children and go threw the day to day struggles of doing so. On another note ..this April our 8 yr old daughter suffered a stroke from a disease called Moyamoya. Which is 1 in one million children. She was granted a wish from the wish foundation and let me tell you ..meeting the Gosselin's was one of her idea's that she twirled around in her head. ... in the end she choose a Dinsey World Cruise...and I hope Kate is reading this when I tell you ..the reason was because " She has enough Stress with the Pappa-razzi people Mommy...I'll choose a to go to Disney World". When 8 yr olds know how ridiculous things have gotten for that family ...it has to send a clear message to the public. Enjoy the show. Buy reputable magazines and if u have nothing nice to say...don't say anything at all. Words to live by. Take Care..those in Alberta Canada think your family ..all included...are doing a wonderful job.
Reagan your life must suck so much if all you have time for is to sit on your butt all day and blast a family that you know nothing about except for what you read and are CLEARLY JEALOUS of. Grow up! You are a pathetic loser who has nothing better to do than come on a FAN site of a show which you don't like (which if you hate it so much then don't watch it or talk about it) and make stupid comments. Grow up already and seek some help! You clearly need it! Anyone have a straight jacket handy for the looney with no life?
Who ever is writing those comments get a life. Baby mama is a fan of the show. The last time i checked it is a free country so take our hate else where or give me your address I will kick your butt.
The crooked houses are so cute! I'm so ready for the show to be on so we can see what the "big announcement" is and get on w/it.. the anxiety is driving me crazy. Not as crazy as all the crazies posting on this blog today though. ;-)
Also tell me right now how these kids are being exploited?????? Since you are preaching so hard that this is happening tell me how it is happening. All I see is a family that is on a show just like the Duggars, Roloffs, and the Masche family. So what is the difference?????? Why are you not on their sites bashing them??? Tell me why. You talk so much bullsh*t! Be an adult and answer my questions!!!!!!!!!!!
wow guys, way to revel in the destruction of a family, i bet you're fun at parties too. I think its awful that anyone would take an ouce of joy out of what has been going on lately. I don't think for a moment that they would be having the trouble that brought about the divorce if it wasn't for the papparazzi and all the critics fighting to find something wrong. Adding their lies and putting stress on an already stressed relationship.As for the aunt jodi, interesting that she was fine with the show up until they decided NOt to pay her for appearing on the show. (What? You don't get paid to spend time with your nephews and nieces? Now you just have to be around them because you love them and not for a paycheck? Geez how rough for you.) They're money hungry and working hard to destroy what they weren't able to get their grubby little hands into.
If you don't like the comments then leave BooHoo!
People.com announcing the filing of divorce papers today in BUCKS county.
What ever the outcome may be on all this , I just hope they can stay civil for the kids sakeWhat is sad the kids are put in the middle of this mess and they are the ones who are going to get hurt. Bad choices and decisions can really screw up a family and a marriage .
You said it Tracy! Kevin and Jodi are the money hungry ones! Karma is a bi**h and they are doing all this stuff now trying to bring this family down but it will all come back to them in the end. You love family and try to help them through the hard times not bring them down because you want some money. Money (and greed)is the root of all evil. When someone in a family has money and others don't they turn into ugly little green monsters and will try to destroy you any way they can. If they can't have it then they don't want you to either.
I am so sad for the family. I have been hoping and praying the show is going off the air for the sake of the family. I loved watching them but now it is just sad to see their family falling apart. In my opinion it will be a, "seperation" with no hope of reuniting how sad. Their family is in my prayers.
If you look at it the Duggars are pushing their religion and beliefs onto their kids who have a mind of their own and need to learn to make mistakes and experience what is out here in the real world instead of their sheltered life. The Roloffs have used to show to expand not only their farm but their house AND make more money because people go to their farm MORE for pumpkin season now than before why..... cause they have a TV show. The masche family is using their 6 kids to get a TV show. Those kids have gotten more from this show than they ever would have if they had never did the show. You are so concerned for the kids right? Well why are you not happy that they have gotten a bigger house to run around in (and on all that land too), trips to places they would of never been able to go to, and money for later in life like for college that they would not have had if it were not for their parents doing this show. Why are you so concerned for the children? They are happy, healthy, and being supported by loving parents. No matter what is going on between J&K they love their kids. That is obvious. If you can't see that then you are blind. They need to be left only by nasty people like yall who are leaving the comments. If you were in their situation how would you feel? Ask yourself that. How would the nasty tabloid covers, comments like on this page, and family members trying to tear you down make you feel? Get a heart and try to put yourself in their shoes for a while. Maybe then you might realize that YOU are hurting these kids! You are doing this to this family. If you are so concerned for the kids then show it by giving them some respect and leave their parents alone. You people are tearing this family apart with your hatered and lies.
lucy said... People.com announcing the filing of divorce papers today in BUCKS county.----------Lucy, People reported that they filed for LEGAL SEPARATION which we all know is much different than divorce.
Reagan and BooHoo, are you people insane? How low do you have to get in your own life to be so excited about another family splitting up? And if you don't watch the show, how do you know what's going on? You find out from TABLOIDS and hate sites that only allow one side? Your logic makes my eyes cross. Seriously, you sound crazy. Calm down with the exclamation points and caps.
Uwish,Give your 6 - and especially your 8 year old girl - a big hug from me. Wishing you all the BEST. Your kids are super lucky to have you.xo,Rachel
I just hope the kids are ok after all of this. Even their parents really are getting a divorce, it will really take a major tole in their life. CNN claims that tonight is about divorce! http://www.newsy.com/videos/jon_and_kate_plus_8_minus_1
Boo Hoo this is a fan site. I will stick up or baby mama. Dont you have a life? I think not.
Just wondering, do you have a mind of your own; or do you just randomly repeat bits and pieces of GWOP gibberish?
The amount of effort it takes for some you to hate people whom you probably don't even watch is truly astonishing. This is the break up of a marriage, not something for you to celebrate. How pitiful your own lives must be for you to enjoy flaming on Jon and Kate Gosselin. As for the children being put through all this... well, it's posts like the ones posted by BooHoo and Reagan, filled with hate and loathing, that are really going to harm them.Why hate people you don't really know? Last time I checked, no one has actively been forced to watch the show. It's very telling that you would be so full of venom that you would purposely seek out a site that chooses to hope for the best for this family.
Look you can call me whatever you want and call others on here whatever you want. "Sheeple" is played out. How are we sheeple for liking a show? And not passing judgment on someone we and you don't know? We don't know how Jon and Kate are in real life without cameras around. You stupid prick. At the end of the day innocent children involved who didn't ask for any of the this. REGARDLESS OF HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT THEIR PARENTS. And that fact that you are getting satisfaction out of their parents breaking up speaks volumes of what type of person you are. And the Duggars are better? A family that FORCES religion on their children? A family that FORCES the older daughters to care for the younger ones? A family that FORCES their daughters to wear long dresses? A family that is disgusting and selfish in having more and more children only to have their other children who didn't make them care for them? Then excuse it by calling it their "religion"? I'm sorry the Duggars are not the people you should be using as a good example of a family. They are disgusting.
Reagan said... Oh, Miss Arabella! You are such a treasure!Down, girl. Boy?
BooHoo, I think my ears are bleeding from all the screaming.At least now I know what you are screaming about. You hear something different from what is actually said. I, personally, think the show should stop. A long time ago, actually. You probably DO watch the show but make up something totally different in your head. There are meds for that.
So that's what you don't like about the Gosselins? They spend money? People give them things for free? So it's not really about child advocacy? Because with all your intelligent ranting, I got your signals crossed.
BooHoo, can you explain to me how you know that they hated each other for the vow renewal? Is it possible that they were going thru a hard time but were still determined to stay together and thought a vow renewal would halp? And also explain to me HOW YOU KNOW that they only did it for fame and fortune.
Boohoo... "spent every penny on themselves". So, let me get this clear. The children have had no money spent on them? That's a crap argument and I can't believe you would be ignorant enough to actually state it here. Well, at least it wasn't all in caps. One small step towards coherency...
And you know they don't give a crap about their kids, how? So anyone with fame and fortune don't love their kids? What? You need to make some sence.You cited the Duggars. They go on TV everytime Michelle pops another one out. They do all the morning news shows. Yet, they aren't in the same catagory with the Gosselins. Why?
Kate T, I wouldn't count on coherency with this one. She hasn't watched the show in years. She's repeating what she is told. I thought the fams were sheeple - which I think is what they call followers. Who's a sheeple now, BooHoo?
True enough, arabella. :)But, I can hope that the haters get a grip on reality and stop projecting their own issues on Jon and Kate. Not that I'm holding my breath.
amartin said:.....Well why are you not happy that they have gotten a bigger house to run around in (and on all that land too), trips to places they would of never been able to go to, and money for later in life like for college that they would not have had if it were not for their parents doing this show. Why are you so concerned for the children? They are happy, healthy, and being supported by loving parents. No matter what is going on between J&K they love their kids.......----------------What would you wish for your own children? A big pool, expensive trips, multiple vacations, playhouses, a big house, nannies,questionable savings for college, but you were divorced and the children grew up in that hurtful/stressful lifestyle situation?OR would you wish that you had stayed married and your children had parents in a stable/loving marriage, you took a yearly vacation, lived in a modest home that you both worked hard to pay for and were proud of, that they had 1 playhouse to share rather than 3-4, a nice pool from Walmart, and 2 dogs from the shelter? Do you honestly think the Gosselin children would choose their material goods and trips over their parents staying married and loving each other (now AND when they're adults and look back on this time)? I don't. And, I honestly think you're missing something about the total picture of what Jon and Kate have sacrificed by making many of the choices they have regarding the show, careers, relationships, etc, etc. And, how do we know the children are happy? We don't. We all certainly hope and pray that they are, but we just don't know.You questioned how we'd feel being on the tabloid covers and in the news. I wouldn't like it, but then again I wouldn't have ever chosen to be on tv - heck I can't even bear to hear my own voice on my answering machine! But, if I was in their position and didn't like all of the attention I would stop it. I'd have no reason to go on vacation for 2 weeks and wear a bikini every day on a public beach, shop when I have paid help to do it for me, appear in public in compromising situations. I'd find it very simple to get myself off of magazine covers - I'd give them nothing to photograph. Movie stars manage to stay out of the tabloids and IF the Gosselins wanted to, they could. Of course we'll never know whether the show had any effect on the outcome of their marriage, but every psychologist I've heard comment on the show and Jon and Kate has said the show should stop if the marriage is to survive - which should say something about the interference of the show on their family life. My only hope is that their separation gives them time to sort through their feelings, decide what really is most important in their lives and then work on creating the most healthy and stabile environment for their children to grow up in and thrive. The children only want their mommy and daddy to love them and each other - and that is what Jon and Kate should be concentrating on.
To those of you that come to this site as fans, or "hoping for the best" readers:PLEASE ignore the others making negative comments. Don't feed their word play. You are just instigating more comments from them.I know it's hard not to comment after reading the negative things they write, but PLEASE try.Let's continue the positive.
why do y'all have to be so cruel. Your opinion is your own but dont spread your hate here. It's baby mama's choice to have a fan site. It's about the kids. If you have such strong opinions then take them else where to discuss. The whole story is sad all around. we as fans will never know what really happened. Boo Hoo & all you other nasty people must be full of hate. It's called karma what comes around goes around. Take some of your hate & do something good for your community.
Do people actually think reality TV is real? I don't think even the most die hard fans think it's all real. I mean, who in their right mind would bring all those kids anywhere unless it was for filming? And they were getting paid to bring them! I think it is fair to say that TLC knows that the viewers are aware that these episodes are set up. Emeril didn't just show up unannounced. It was scheduled.
Co, Jon and Kate have made mistakes, not many could argue with that. Hopefully they'll make it through this, but even if they don't I believe that they will still be able to assure their children they love them. It's easy to say that if they had never done the show, or if they had quit years ago, that their marriage would somehow have survived. But we have no way of knowing if that's true. It's just sad to see people enjoying the break up like some individuals enjoy dog fights.
These parents are so repugnant to me. There is NO excuse for letting this play out on national tv at the expense of their children.And where the h#ll is Kate when her children need emotional support today to get through this?These 2 emotional slugs need therapy asap because their children's emotional health depends upon it. They don't deserve these beautiful children. God help them!
denise. First of all you know better then to bring your hate here. PEOPLE CAN'T HAVE ANYTHING TO ENJOY WHEN THERES RUDE PEOPLE LIKE YOU. NOT THATS IT'S ANY OF YOUR BUSINESS BUT I WAS WORKING ALL DAY. IF I CHOOSE TO SURF THE NET FOR AWHILE IT'S MY CHOICE. PEOPLE LIKE YOU RUIN THINGS FOR EVERYONE. I HOPE YOU DONT HAVE KIDS I WOULD FEEL SORRY FOR THEM.
ETA: The better stop the darn show now. The kids need help to get through this. I am so mad that they would do this to their children publicly.Kate needs to get her azz home and talkk to the kids.
I'm pretty sure that children have already been told, at least the twins. And it's not like the sextuplets are surfing the net... yet.
BooHoo, it has not been interesting for me to hear from someone with a cult like mentality. And not unusual. All we have to do is read on the hate sites. You all sound the same. Your name suits you.It would be interesting to have dialog with someone who feels differently but actually has something to say that is not simply a repetition of GWOP.
There is no such thing as legal separation in the state of Pennsylvania. I live in PA and am in the midst of a divorce. You cannot file for Legal Separation in Pennsylvania; the only documents that would be filed in regards to the dissolution of a marriage are divorce papers.
Hmmm, that is interesting dhwh1993, I found a website on how to file for a legal separation and it confirmed that:Since state laws vary concerning how to file for a legal separation, it is a good idea to consult a lawyer about your specific situation. You also need to realize that the following states don't formally recognize legal separation: Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, and Texas. In these states, a post-nuptial agreement or separation agreement can help sort everything out.
4:13- Also by 10doll
And what do you have to brag about, BooHoo? Anything? At all? Your life sounds so fullfilling. You hate on a family you don't know, don't watch, and don't like. WOW. Sucks to be you.
If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang. ~Charley Reese
I think comments like the ones from Reagan are totally uncalled for. There is no point in gloating over a divorce - not if you care about how it will affect the kids. Also, if you do not like this site - don't view it. Baby Mama does not need this kind of cr*p. PS - I am more often than not over at GWOP. I just came here to see what BM might have posted about the People Mag. announcement. I did not expect to find the level of rudeness against this site that I am seeing here. You are making us non-sheeple look bad.
Well Denise I can hold my own. Thanks for the concern!!! There are people out there who are such haters that wish such bad on people. Then there are people like Baby Mama who just want to do something fun & good. The haters have to try and wreck it. Karma will come there way.
Hey Lucy, I owe you an apology. Jon and Kate did file divorce papers today - not a legal separation! You were right and I'm sorry to have posted wrong info. Go to people dot com and they have the announcement on their opening page.
Kate T said... Hmmm, that is interesting dhwh1993, I found a website on how to file for a legal separation and it confirmed that:Since state laws vary concerning how to file for a legal separation, it is a good idea to consult a lawyer about your specific situation. You also need to realize that the following states don't formally recognize legal separation: Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, and Texas. In these states, a post-nuptial agreement or separation agreement can help sort everything out.--------------------You're 100% correct. There is not such thing as a legal separation in PA. They did file for divorce, not a legal separation. See my post above apologizing to Lucy, etc.
BooHoo, how can you have an opinion if you haven't watched since season 1? Seriously, take the GWOP hand out of your back and speak for yourself, stop allowing yourself to be a puppet. Next thing you know, you will tell us how you KNOW that Kate became a nurse to get meds to overstimulate her ovaries so she could rape Jon and have multiple babies.
In between all the trolling going on, someone mentioned that the papers filed were for legal separation and not divorce. While I agree there is a difference, it still sounds like both parties are pretty much done. It doesn't look like either of them have the desire to work anything out. I realize that people get separated all the time and then don't follow through with the divorce but imo why even bother filing legally if you are going to try and salvage the marriage? In any case, I can just imagine the months of tabloid covers this will result in as they start speculating over every dollar and who gets what etc. etc. My heart breaks for those kids.Wonder what this means for the show? I also wonder why they didn't wait till the episode had already aired before filing the papers. They built it up so much and then kind of gave it away at the 11th hour. I did notice that today's commercials have calmed down a bit. They are not showing the life changes part as much as just the funny houses part. Not much longer till we find out for sure.
Uwish, I loved your post. Your little girl is inspiring! She must be such a sweetheart. I wish you the Best of luck.
ok never mind. I just saw the correction by co. I guess the fat lady has pretty much sung. :(
Kate T said... Co, Jon and Kate have made mistakes, not many could argue with that. Hopefully they'll make it through this, but even if they don't I believe that they will still be able to assure their children they love them. It's easy to say that if they had never done the show, or if they had quit years ago, that their marriage would somehow have survived. But we have no way of knowing if that's true. It's just sad to see people enjoying the break up like some individuals enjoy dog fights.------------I agree with you. I never said anything to the contrary. I agreed that we'll never know the effects of the show on their marriage and/or the family. I said that I "hoped Jon and Kate work on creating the most healthy and stabile environment for their children to grow up in and thrive. The children only want their mommy and daddy to love them and each other - and that is what Jon and Kate should be concentrating on." I think that's something we all hope for the family - whether someone is a fan of the show or not - there are children and adults with feelings involved.
I am not surprised at them filing for divorce, but I am surprised at the hate. What happened to approing comments to keep ot the hate? It is getting crazy on here. This is a fansite site for fans not haters. BACK OFF!!
Why does it bug people so much when someone makes money? They are MAKING money, not stealing it from you and pocketing it.
UWish;Hugs to you and your family as you traverse your life's challenges. I send my prayers for a miracle. They do happen daily.
To those of you that come to this site as fans, or "hoping for the best" readers:PLEASE ignore the others making negative comments. Don't feed their word play. You are just instigating more comments from them.I know it's hard not to comment after reading the negative things they write, but PLEASE try.Let's continue the positive.
Hey FANS! :)We all know that this is a FAN site so let's keep the posts that way. :) Baby Mama is pretty good at monitoring the posts, but being a mama like most of us, there's no way she can be on every minute. Obviously, non-fans are choosing to put negative comments. As frustrating as it can be, just IGNORE them. When we feed into their comments, we continue the negativity. Then, most of the posts seem like bickering rather than a fan site.As for the show, I hope too that TLC is making it bigger than it is. Like it's really about something else. But my mom saw on a show earlier today that Kate and Jon "did" make their divorce announcement and that Jon is moving to NY. I guess we'll see in a few hours when the episode airs. But either way, blessings to the whole family.Thank you Baby Mama and all the fans who have kept things positive and constructive. :)
This family is in such a sad situation. I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy. I hate hearing about them filing for divorce and was really hoping they could get through all of this. I will still watch tonight and see for myself what they have to say. They need people to support them now more than ever and I just really hope for some peace for this family!
I can understand the divorce although it saddens me. But I don't see how Jon could move so far from his children? If he wants privacy doesn't seem like an ideal place. This whole affair is sad, but at least Jon and Kate aren't bickering in the tabloids. I have faith that they can be apart and still raise their children in a happy, and certainly less tense environment. Although the Pollyanna in me is hoping for an eventual reconciliation.
I'm rather suprised that the BM left her blog unattended, after the last uprising. Is she ok?
Kate T- I totally agree with you and feel the same way!
I hope they continue to let the kids live in the house while they move in and out. I think this will be best for the kids. In the world of joint custody it is hard on kids to shuffle from house to house.
Kayla, that would actually be a great idea, but I guess it would depend on if Jon plans on going back into the work force and if Kate will continue to travel.
come on everyone relax
wow....only logged off for an hour or so and this blog has gone metal!!!! anywho....keep me posted on what happens on this weeks episode coz we are a bit behind over in lil old ireland here :) i praying for jon and kate, hope it turns out good whatever happens
I really hope that they can make it work and be civil for the kids sake.I wish for the best
Will do Grainne.. well, maybe not me, but I'm sure someone will. :)
baby mama stay strong
Whoops! Looks like Baby Mama forgot to put on the moderator filter after the new post. Boy, is she going to have a surprise when she gets on here after taking care of her family. Looks like the haters have sheeple, too.
Here we go again! Looks like it's time for some post editing. It's one thing to have a contrary opinion to others... quite another to resort to name calling and rejoicing in a family's divorce.And about the truth breeds hatred blog... most of you know that's written by Aunt Jodi's sister - she's probably a bit biased. And, of course, she didn't recognize Jodi & Kevin's part in furthering the papparazi's interest, and exploiting this family to make their own money. Congrats, Jodi & Kevin... you got what you predicted... a divorce that is going to tear a family apart. How does it feel?
I hope Baby Mama will be fine. She just needs to keep in mind that some people thrive on negative attention.
divorce is sad....except for when two people are as toxic together as Jon and Kate. On second thought- Kate is toxic enough on her own. I hope that more video footage of her abuse is aired and she gets only supervised visitation pending a psych eval. She is a monster.
Denise I can do nothin be feel sorry for you. You need some mental help to come here & trash some one's web site. My god have mercury on your soul. peace out!!!
the reason why i care is i hate to see any family go through anything. Especially a divorce its so sad. Maybe i am just sensitive
We all saw this coming. It should be no surprise to anyone. I feel so very sorry for the kids. Kate told them in Hawaii that her and Jon would be together forever. Now the kids will be confused, and they will never trust Kate again. I didn't ever hear Jon telling the kids that they would be together forever. That's because Jon knew better. Kate was very abusive to Jon. Domestic Violence is OK.
Leslie- I'm right there with you. Reguardless of how people feel about someone, this is a family and I can't imagine anyone being happy about them going through such a difficult time.
KYMama, well you don't have to imagine, the joyous haters are quite vocal this evening. Or maybe just one really attention starved hater with lots of tabs going... lol.
Very true, Kate T! lol
People divorce everyday. What's the big deal? If two people aren't happy living with each other, why stay together? Jon was very much a victim of Kate's domestic violence. If Kate get's married again, the same thing will happen. It's known as a pattern in behavior. The bottom line here is that the kids are the one's that will suffer. I just hope that someone will get the kids some help.
:S oh dear
Well said, momforthekids.VERY well said !
Grainne, I wouldn't worry about it. Obviously someone isn't monitoring their 13 year old as they surf the net.
Did Kate think that Jon was going to put up with her crap much longer? I can't believe that he took her bull**** this long. Good for you Jon. You did the right thing. Jon knew that Kate was cheating on him long ago with Steve. Only people in denial believed that Steve was Kate's bodyguard. Once Mady saw them kissing, even maybe having sex, the word got out.
kate T, well said!
you all need to leave baby mama alone! there is no reason to attack her.
Thanks, Leslie. :)
Why is it so easy for someone to sit behind a computer and attack other people? I bet if everyone was face to face over half the people here wouldn't be able to say the things they are saying on here.
Angie, it would be far more than just half of the haters.
your welcome Kate T
I know.... :)
Well ladies and kids, I'm going to go watch the show and see what they have to say. See you later...
Do you personally know these people? We as a society feel it is okay to tear people down and destroy their lives for no reason? I mean really what do you (JJ) or anyone on this site know about them personally?
good question angie, I have one for them too. Why are you all so filled with hate? I honestly don't understand
Leslie, I agree. I do not understand how someone can hate someone that much that they do not even know.
They arToo bad those innocent little kids have such materialistic parents who aren't smart enough to be adults and do what is right. These two should be ashamed of themselves for causing such unnecessary pain to their children. Jon and Kate, you profess to be Bible readers, right? Incase you are blinded by your bling...let me refresh your memory on the seven deadliest sins.e: Extravagance, Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Acedia, Despair, Sloth, Wrath, Envy, VaingloryAll those poor church folk who gave them money!
WOW! I guess 10doll needed a bigger audience than what she gets at Lisa's blog. Lord knows, nothing goes on over there! 3 people talking about mind numbing stuff, and not articulatly, either. BORING.It amazes me how some people will go so low to try and rile people up. Guess what? You guys came across very well. We all see what class of people you are. Bravo.
Jon & Kate really need to stop back bitting and blame game and stop thinking of themselves and just for once think of the kids andwhat this is doing to them.I am not attacking no one here but I know that fighting with your soon to be x doesn't get you any where and it hurts your child . It is better to stay civil and try to get along for the childs sake.
Not sure what you mean by "nut-hug". I just enjoy watching the show and seeing the kids. Its like any other show I watch. Its entertainment. I do not take everything on there to be truth. There are two sides to every story and I know that. I do not see how people can be so upset that there are people who like the show. I mean I thought I lived in the "Land of the Free" and could have my own views. Apparently some people (JJ) cannot take it if I do not see things from their point of view!
People Magazine already listed the spoiler: Divorce papers FILED Monday.
JJ, I think that if you want to voice your opinions there are better ways to do it. For starters no act like a immature person. All the swearing and sexual stuff is really uncalled for.
I hope sincerely that they can work this out. End the show, not your marriage. You have th kids to keep you going. Don't ever forget that. God bless
Yeah I saw it on comcast.net (my homepage) that they filed for divorce.What I'd like to know is what's with the haters getting on this site?? Can't they just go to GWOP and blahblahblah with the rest of those useless people and those useless women who run that site (I've been in plenty of verbal arguments with one of the GWOP site owners)?
well put angie, I agree there are better ways to try to get your point across.
Reagan and Boohoo, if you don't like the show don't watch. If you don't agree with with Jon and Kate are doing...don't watch..don't buy their books, don't research or read about their show. If they cause you so much personal strife, cut them out of your lives. Last I checked this is a free country, but I'm sure your personal savior Barry Obama will change all that. Get a life folks and let people who enjoy the show enjoy it. There are plenty of other issues out there that you should be caring about at the moment. How about praying for the folks that were killed in DC today. How about praying for our troops around the world... It's folks like you that create shows like Jon and Kate and Jerry Springer. You love drama and you know it. I enjoy Jon and Kate. It makes me feel like I'm not alone in this parenthood game. Yes, I have one child, not 8, but when I see that Kate tries hard to feed her children good healthy meals, it inspires me to do the same. Yes, they have problem, every one does. And you know what, they are making money to support those kids. It's the same as all the other Hollywood fams out there. At least they are supporting them and not depending on welfare or some other social program. Get a life Boo and Reagan. Let folks do what they want.
I'm dying to know what is happening... We don't have TV -- is anyone on the East Coast watching and can you give a summary?
What a shame that a loving happy family turns to this because of the paparazzi again.First they cause Princess D's death and now they split up families.wonder how they would like to have photographers following their kids around that they could not even go to the store!! But lets all watch table of 12 where they already had 4 kids and needed more knowing there was a chance of having a retarded child which happened.That poor child.Jon & Kate has been the best family show ever.We all love them here and r prayers r with u.Please get back together for ur kids.
Only trashy people resort to cussing. Maybe that's just the policy in the South, but learn some manners you sad individual JJ.
I think Jon is having a pre-mid life crisis. He seems to be blaming Kate for his passive stance that he took during their marriage. What is with the earings? and him repeating his age? There are a lot of people who have kids at his age, maybe not as many, but still! People can say what they want about Kate but she is probably going to be the best thing that ever happened to that dumb dude.
I am thinking that Jon Gosselin is one of the hugest jerks in this world. He just said he was "excited for this new chapter in my life." Seriously? You're excited that your ten year marriage is ending and you're going to have to force your wife out of her home on a schedule so that you can see the kids when you're through partying and playing with your new girlfriend? You're excited?!? FAIL. Yes, Jon, you FAIL.
These comments are out of control...it is disgusting. I am disgusted that people have so much time to take and share such hate.
I'm devastated... I kept it together until I saw the "On June 22, 2009...." thing. Ugh. I instantly started crying- I felt like my parents were getting divorced.
No kidding unimama. I've never posted before, but I can't believe what I am seeing here. I don't get it. I've never understood hate and the need to share it.
babymama/ what is going on w/ this site?? It has most definetly been hacked w/ bashers??Its probably Jodis sister LOL
wow....thats sad. i cant believed they divorced
I feel so sad :-/ ... I understand that "this has been going on for a long time" but there didn't seem to have been any effort to try and fix the marriage. Kate mentioned that she tried to have conversations about it with Jon on numerous occasions, but that he wanted nothing to do with it. I REALLY wish they had tried marriage counseling before resorting to divorce. It really is a shame. Since I know that they still have to communicate on decisions, I hope that after Jon goes through this phase, he realizes that he should have made an effort to fix the marriage, and perhaps then maybe they will try and sort things out. What a shame ...
I hope they get some form of counselling to better to learn to communicate. I'm sure they will both do what's best for there children as they BOTH appear to love there children very much. I do feel sad. I wish they were able to work threw this ..but time. Time heals alot of wounds. What happens this June 22nd ..may not be where they are next June 22nd. Good Luck to you both.
Baby Mama-Wow , what an "announcement" . I have been agreeing with everything that the Gosselin family has been deciding . But this new episode that brought record breaking viewers blew my mind . What I find very interesting is in the interview the producers had to pull out the "big announcement" from both Jon and Kate . It somewhat seemed like they weren't wanting to announce the "big announcement" . But anyway , Jon and Kate referred the divorce as a "seperation" NOT a divorce . Which I find miss leading . But all in all , I think they should be canceling the show and not their relationship . Hopefully they can get along for their kids . And the kids will understand , hopefully . I'm am very glad you are still keeping this blog going through this whole situation with the Gosselins. I will always love the Gosselin family and Jon and Kate Plus 8 , no matter what happens . Thanks again for keeping up with this family . With love, Amanda
I really wish I never started watching this show so I wouldn't feel so sad about it. Also, it broke my heart to see that 9 year old Cara wanted a "Haunted House" as her Crooked House. What 9 year old kid should (I won't quote Jon since I can't remember exactly what he said, but it went something like-) really like creepy, dark, scary stuff like that. I'm sorry (and I really am trying not to judge) but I feel like there is NO Godliness in any of their lives right now -- it's a shame that they dissolved their closeness to God, and are risking their children's futures with separation from the Lord. Unless God works a miracle, I don't really see Jon going back to the Lord right now. I think that perhaps Kate might since she seems more humble about the situation. I understand that after years of Kate's constant "take-chargeness" Jon finally decided to take charge of himself--but to dissolve a marriage over it w/out seeking help seems so selfish.
what in the heck is wrong with people anymore? why can't people work things out for their children, this is going to screw up those kids lives. Well I feel sorry for them, its a shame kate is crying her heart out and jon seems so cold about it. Very dissapointing. started watching this show cause it was a true family, its kind of crappy now. I'm just saying someone needs to get their head outta their region. before they do things they will regret forever. Prayers go out to the kids!
What a very sad night. How dumb of me to loose my cool sticking up for baby mama. Jon & Kate seem very sad and confused. I would never want to go through that with my husband it made me think just how much I love him. I think JOn & Kate are 50 50 in there marriage problems. Kate my be take charge but remember JOn has a track record of not holding a job. Maybe Kate could have lightened up a bit who knows. I just have this feeling one day Jon will wake up when his new found freedom wears off and really think to himself what a mistake it was not trying to work things out but then again we will never know what really happened. Denise I lost my cool very un lady like. I think the comments & things you said were very harsh. I was sticking up for baby mama. People just need to step back & offer a kind word every now & then. Life has been tough for all of us at some point.
o the hour long special is over....and it was both exciting and sad. Exciting in that the kids got their crooked houses. OMG, those houses are adorable! They are expensive but if you have 8 kids I think you probably do need at least 3. I could also see why they wanted the twins to each have their own (individuality is important). They were SO excited for their houses to be put together. It was unfortunate that Jon was so determined to put them so far away from the house (back behind the barn). Luckily the crooked house people talked him out of it (he didn't listen to Kate, hung up on her in fact). Now, the sad parts..and there were many during this hour. :( Jon and Kate don't speak to each other on camera--if they do it is minimal. This is nothing new, just a continuing trend of the last few shows. Separate interviews, all that. To get right down to it they didn't use the word "divorce" they said they are "separating". The children will remain in "their" house with the parent who is responsible for them given whatever custody arrangement they work out. Whichever parent is not with the kids will not be in the house at that time. I think that's good--it'll help with the kids not being SO upset with the transition. They wont have to go back and forth between a new place. Kate looked so very sad. It hurts my heart to see her this way. I really don't think that she wanted it to be this way at all. In fact, she said she didn't want it to be this way--and listed a few reasons. Jon, on the other hand, said at one point that he is "excited". Ok, why would you say that? You are in some way, shape or form, ending a marriage and breaking up a family. Why would you say that you are excited? To me that was very selfish and immature (and I don't mean to speak badly of them in anyway). Unfortunately, many families end up in divorce. Maybe they are just legally separating (since they said separating?) and then they have the chance to have time apart and re-group, focus and figure out that they need to work it out together, not apart. It will be hard for the little kids to understand right now why Mommy and Daddy aren't both their--but at least they are used to having one or the other away for travel sometimes. I feel so badly for the older girls though :( I hope that they will be able to handle this ok and move on to a happier place quickly. At the very end I believe it said that they filed to "dissolve their marriage" today, June 22, 2009. I suppose they waited until the day the show came out to hopefully keep it from leaking out into the media beforehand. Does dissolve mean divorce? Or could that mean legal separation? That sounds like divorce to me. I have prayed for them and I will again. Kate's heart is broken and she is being a trooper, but when she is in bed alone at night she will need to feel God's peace.
csikelly, I totally agree. I actually saw it listed on Pittsburg news as BREAKING NEWS... There are so many things going on in this world and Jon and Kate are considered BREAKING NEWS!
I only caught towards the end of the show when they were announcing they were seperating and then the "On June 22nd....." came on the screen and I lost it. Me and my husband were going through some problems at the beginning of this year and its hard. We tried to keep it to ourselves but people around us could tell that something was going on. We seperated but still lived in the same house for our son and that made things harder. We were talking about filing for a divorce and how we would share custody. We both realized eventually that we could work through things but it took a while to try to talk things out. We are still working on it but we are happier than what we were. Are we like when we got married...NO who knows how long it will take but as for now we are more understanding of each other and have learned how to sit down when we have an arguement and talk it out like adults and communicate rather than just letting it go and letting it blow up later down the road. I hope that Jon and Kate can do the same. I know that its hard to seperate from someone who you have been with for years and have a child or children with. It just takes time. It doesn't happen overnight. I wish the best for them and for their wonderful children. They can get through this.
"Over the course of this weekend, Jon's activities have left me no choice but to file legal procedures in order to protect myself and our children," Kate said in a statement Monday night. "While there are reasons why it was appropriate and necessary for me to initiate this proceeding, I do not wish to discuss those reasons at this time, in the hope that all issues will be resolved amicably between Jon and myself. As always, my first priority remains our children." Jon released a statement of his own, claiming his wife was the first to make a legal move. "This afternoon, Kate filed for divorce. Our kids are still my number one priority. I love them and want to make sure they stay happy, healthy and safe. My job is being the best, most supportive and loving father that I can be to my kids, and not being married to Kate doesn’t change that." Difficult Transition"This will be a difficult transition for all of us," Jon's statement continued, "but Kate and I will work out a schedule that enables our kids to have plenty of quality time with both of us at home in Pennsylvania. In terms of my marriage, it’s no secret that the past six months or so have been very difficult for Kate and me. We are no different than other couples and parents who are facing a crossroads in their marriage. I am of course deeply saddened that we are divorcing."
Carrie~ thank you so much for sticking up for me, and protecting the blog in my absence. See, I wanted to be nice to the fans of this blog, and keep my moderation off for open discussion. The usual ridiculous trolls sniff like dogs to find a way in anyway they can..bye bye Lisak and your crazy haters. Please stop the obsession over this blog. We don't want you, you guys are truly ill. Take that brand of crazy back to the bridge. Thank you.
I've watched the show from the beginning and I also feel terrible after watching tonight's show. I more or less expected this but for me this was like hearing about a family member........strange I know. I hope the kids will get some type of counseling. I'm now very upset about Jon's devil may care attitude. Who in their right mind says they are excited about their seperation/divorce? Jon needs to grown up.
I just want to say there are TWO posters named Denise.I hope BabyMama is OK, I know this has been hard for her.
baby mama, thanks for the open discussion. I wish the best for the family
Let me start by saying that I am not a "Jon Hater". There have definitely been times when I wanted him to let Kate know she was crossing the line, but...I am wondering why he thinks he is now being a real man and standing up for himself (or whatever he said) by getting a divorce? He is being more childish than ever if he thinks this is exhibiting the qualities of a man! Of course, I know they can't get divorced without Kate being in agreement. So, that brings me to the next thing that is bothering me terribly. How could either of them think they have given this enough time before making such a huge decision? I know it's been said on here a hundred times, but did they just forget about those wedding vows they exchanged...TWICE?? Poor children.I know I'm not in their shoes, but I'd like to take a vote on who would keep a reality show going longer than their marriage. I feel I could predict the results.I've watched over the years, for many reasons. Unfortunately, none of those reasons continue to exist. I am sad to say they have lost a viewer.
People.com is reporting Kate filed b/c of Jon's activities this weekend and she watned to protect herself and her kids. I wonder if it was Jon signing autographs in front of the house? maybe there was no babysitter w/ them when he did that. who knows. I do wish they had tried to seek counseling but it doesn't seem like Jon wanted that, after all he was "excited" about this new chapter in his life. I just think he is so lost. He thinks the grass will be greener on the other side and he doesn't even realize he has the world in his hands right now. I am still praying that he starts seeking God's will for his life before the divorce is finalized.
It made me sick to watch the show, I wanted them to rush through the crooked house thing to get to what is actually going on. When they got there, i still don't feel as if it was made totaly clear. Is he divorcing b/c Kate walked all over him and this is his way of ending it? Couldn't they at least do counseling and he can still stand up for himself while married? He just seems like he wants to sow his oats so to speak. He thinks it will bring happiness but it will not. Unless he's pursuing God's will for his life, no exact set of circumstances will every satisfy his need.
On People.com there's an article that has statements from both Jon and Kate. Instead of posting each quote, I'll just post the whole article:The wait is over – and so is the marriage.With an hour-long special broadcast Monday night, Jon and Kate Gosselin, parents of eight young children and stars of the TLC reality show Jon & Kate Plus Eight, publicly announced that they will separate on the same day that Kate filed for divorce in a Pennsylvania court."Over the course of this weekend, Jon's activities have left me no choice but to file legal procedures in order to protect myself and our children," Kate said in a statement Monday night. "While there are reasons why it was appropriate and necessary for me to initiate this proceeding, I do not wish to discuss those reasons at this time, in the hope that all issues will be resolved amicably between Jon and myself. As always, my first priority remains our children."Jon released a statement of his own, claiming his wife was the first to make a legal move. "This afternoon, Kate filed for divorce. Our kids are still my number one priority. I love them and want to make sure they stay happy, healthy and safe. My job is being the best, most supportive and loving father that I can be to my kids, and not being married to Kate doesn’t change that."Difficult Transition"This will be a difficult transition for all of us," Jon's statement continued, "but Kate and I will work out a schedule that enables our kids to have plenty of quality time with both of us at home in Pennsylvania. In terms of my marriage, it’s no secret that the past six months or so have been very difficult for Kate and me. We are no different than other couples and parents who are facing a crossroads in their marriage. I am of course deeply saddened that we are divorcing."For fans who followed the couple's travails on screen and off, it was a busy day. PEOPLE.com first reported Monday that the couple's marriage had officially entered the endgame, after papers were filed that afternoon to initiate a divorce. Then, on that evening's broadcast, the couple announced they would separate."Yes, Kate and I have decided to separate," Jon said at the end of an episode that initially focused on building toy houses for the their kids. "I'm not very fond of the idea, personally, but I know it's necessary," Kate added. "My goal is peace for the kids."The couple said they would keep the Pennsylvania house they share with their kids and take turns living there, and take any other measures necessary to minimize the disruption in their children's lives._______________________________________I guess that perhaps when they filmed tonight's episode they had agreed to only separate (that's why they never used the d-word??), but after this past weekend (as said by Kate) something happened that caused her to file for divorce. I also love (and I mean that sarcastically) that Jon right away says that *Kate was the one that did it-- she filed the divorce papers*, yet throughout the episode tonight, Jon seemed to be "excited" and ready to be divorced from Kate. It makes you wonder ... I wish I could stop myself from caring about all of this!!
I was sad to hear that people on Moon's site were bragging that they came here just to see if they could wreak havoc on my site. Thank you to everyone for tolerating it for that short time.Its sad that I read from fans that they would like to have open discussion on this site, but can't. I have been told that these same people are the ones posting threats to expose my personal information, and going on hate sites pretending to be me. I can't believe these are grown people acting like mean-spirited children. I am embarrassed for Moon and others that those are the types of people that post on her site and others. It's just sad.
Jon and Kate have made statements tonight at People.com. Kate explains why she filed for divorce today. But the show will continue. I personally think that will be hard for the kids. I hope not.
Well, it's good that there's some "resolution" to the J&K marriage issue, at least for now. I don't see, however, how the show can go on. Sure, I loved seeing the kids and how they grew up. But the most interesting part for me was seeing the interaction between the parents and how they handled parenting such a large group of multiples while running a home and nurturing their marriage. I suppose they didn't do so well with that last part.I wonder if they had had some way of ending the show, but I have a feeling that they are contracturally obligated to at least finish out this season. I just wish that Jon had spoken up to Kate earlier, and not let it get to the point that he's so angry that he can't even talk to her about it... he must have felt he had no other option. Or maybe he was too "excited" about the next phase in his life. I wanted to strangle him after he said that, but then I realized that it takes two, and we can never know everything that truly went on in their marriage. So how could I think that way?! I'm just sad now, and wondering if I"ll be able to watch the show again.
Denise, I noticed that you post appropriately on this site whereas the lower case denise doesn't. Took me a bit to figure that out, though. Thought you had a split personality.Thinking back at previous shows over the past couple of years it did seem that Jon and Kate were seemingly going through the motions. I wish they could've had counseling long ago. That aside, I was not happy when Jon said he was excited at what the future holds.
Baby Mama- What is your opinion on the "big announcement" ?With Love, Amanda
I feel very sad for this family. Jon is going through a pre-mid life crisis. Did you see his new earrings. He is like a defiant child doing everything Mommy always said he couldn't do. when the dust settles there is a family in ruins. It breaks my heart to think how these children are going to find out about this. I feel so bad this has happened and I hope all of them seek counseling to deal with the aftermath of this storm. My prayers are with them. They need our support not our hateful words.
I am so sad for this family. I know Kate is harsh at times but Jon is acting like a spoiled child. Did you see his new earrings - it is like he is trying to live this bad boy image now. He is the father of 8 kids and that will not change. My heart breaks for the day they have to tell those kids about what has gone on. I hope they all get counseling. Jon is mumbling worse than ever and it is sad to see him living it up during this time. They need help.
Denise, why don't you use your firstname and initial to differentiate yourself with the hater Denise?Baby Mama, I still see a bunch of crap from lisak and the other haters up on this thread?
It's sad and disappointing for me to think that Jon, again, did something foolish or rash enough that Kate felt it so necessary to legally sever ties with him to protect herself and the children. I was hoping to hear that they would seek counseling; that Jon could have remained committed enough to pursue to resolve their marriage. But now it appears that he really does want to bail. In a biblical marriage, although it takes two, God ultimately holds the husband, as head of the household, responsible for keeping the family together, regardless of the actions of the wife or children. God only knows their hearts but He is still sovereign. In that I can only trust He will eventually draw them back to Him somehow in the future when they allow Him to, regardless if they indeed divorce. On a side note re the crooked houses: Although those little house are really cute, I think I'd take off the doors to protect all those little fingers, hands and heads from being slammed on.
I am just plain sad to hear this news about Jon and Kate...Although, I knew it may be coming, I am truly sad to hear that it is true. I pray that they can at least be civil and there for their children. Divorce sucks big time! But people do it and get through it! God bless them all, especially those great kids!
what did that notice in black say near the end? I missed that part just as I walked back into my room. All I rememer was something about an intervention or something like that.
To all the fans of this site:Thank you so much for all your e-mails and concerns. I had a family emergency tonight that took me away from my blog longer than expected. I was supposed to be on tonight moderating so that you could all talk here without disruption. I am angry at myself for even trying it because my thoughts of dealing with this took away from my situation at hand.I have removed all posts. Its 1am here and I will be discussing my thoughts tomorrow. Thanks again for holding the fort for me and telling the trolls where to go! xoxox
I feel sick, my heart aches! =(WHY WHY WHY? Orachie said it, jon kept saying how excited he was. why would you be excited? You should be mourning the death of the relationship.My heart hurts for Kate. Yeah she was hard on jon in the start. I think all couples have there moments when they have children. Jon said that he finally stood up for himself. well he should have done that sooner, like when they got married if he did not feel like himself he should have spoke up. Kate could have been a little easier on Jon and she admits that.I don't believe that kate cheated I have not seen proof. And no, her walking through the airport or down the street with her body guard ahead of her or behind her is not any form of proof.Jon said he stunk at communication. well he should have spoke up he should have opened up. they both should have talked about there feelings. No of course I don't know what all happened and i will never know. I don't want to go on and on but I will just say I am angry with Jon. He has no emotion, he is just excited for it to be over =( that would hurt me deeply if i wear kate. =(Baby Mama I am sorry that you keep getting attacked! It is rediculous, we saw how bad it was getting. Stay strong. You are the better person!
Even though I am upset I am hoping that they will come back together in the future. This really sucks! I am truly upset. Watching this show was inspiring to me when I started watching it. I was going through the baby blues, felt like i could not be the mom i should be and then i came across this show and figured if Kate can do it with six at once, all being the same age then I could. I really hope that something good will come of this. I want them to be able to get back together in the future. To find the love that they once had for eachother, and to have fun together.
Well said, Uwish...and the same sentiment rings true of us over here in Saskatchewan!
I cried. I am heartbroken what happen to this family. When they showed flash backs from the last episode, and Kate kissed Jon I saw that sparkle in their eyes. Tonight episode seem as if it was over like they werent going to try. It is so very sad. I wish them the best. I hope they can come back together someday! For those of you taking glory in their sadness shame on you seriously. Especially when you say you are advocating for those children. Do you think hating on their parents is good for them! You are just as bad as anyone else.
I wish Jon & Kate the best and my thought and prayers are with there family.Not to be rude or attack here but Dawn when you call a special needs child a "retard" That is very demeaning. You may be talking about a TV show but in real life it can be very hurtful mean and rude. You have no idea or what it is like having a special needs child. I have 2 special needs kids. Just for once I would love to see someone who doesn't have special needs kids spend a day in the parents shoes it would be a big wake up call becuase it is not easy.
Lauriann~ I am so sorry and devastated that you had to see a post like that on my site. Please be assured that NO ONE on this site feels that way and garbage like that will not be tolerated here. Thank you so much for your support and for posting here!
I'm just really sad. I don't care who's fault it was, I don't care who filed first. I'm sorry that Kate felt it was necessary but if in fact Jon is cheating, than she has every right to divorce him. Good luck to the kids, I'll be praying for them.
Thank you Baby Mama I am not devasted nor mad it just irritates me to think people think it is ok to use that word in there vocabulary and think it won't hurt the special need person.I really think these kind of people need to be educated on special needs children and what it all details . They are very special loving people. If you would like here is a link to my personal blog for you to check out :The Many Adventures of Mickelli & Rileyhttp://rileysgift.blogspot.com/
I am so sad:(
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I am quite sad by this because I followed this sad thru every episode and i feel like they're my own and I definitely cried like they were my own family. I love Kate and Jon but I don't like how he mentioned he was "Excited"
I've only recently read Kate's interview with People (If anyone wants to read it, the whole interview is now up on People.com's archive: http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20281927,00.html) and I think she is completely spot on in this paragraph:That Kate and Jon disagree is no surprise to fans of their show, in which Kate is often shown nagging, berating or snapping at Jon for failing to perform one task or another. But for all the times she's been shown as abrasive, Kate says she'd been doing her best to support her husband as he grew disenchanted with their increasingly high-profile life. "I've walked through this with him for six months," she says. "First he said he's unhappy, he needs a career. 'Great,' I said. 'Go get a part-time job. Volunteer at the girls' school, at our church, do whatever you want.' Never happened. So I said, 'Go back to school! You wanted to finish your degree? Now is the time!' Yeah, that never happened. Originally, we'd speak together on the weekends. But then he was saying, 'I don't like to speak, you do most of the speaking anyway, why don't you just go?' So I started carving him off engagements so he could stay home with the kids. That worked well, for a while. But then it was, 'Well, I need help.' Okay, we found a lovely girl and she started helping. And then it was, 'I can't live in this neighborhood anymore.' So right around that time, we moved. Every complaint he's had I've tried to fix. But the bottom line is, choose happiness or don't. Nobody can make you happy except yourself. And I don't really feel he is happy."I know everyone's worried about the children but honestly, I'm much more worried about Kate. The few friends and family she has ended up selling her out for a few bucks and/or got driven away by the press. She has been the sole breadwinner of the family and now the one person she thought she could depend on changed his mind. I wish her luck. As for Jon, I hope he gets whatever it is he's looking for.Baby Mama, thank you for your site :)
Well this one, really kind of bothered me a little. While i can understand Jon is "stressed" but for him to say hes excited that really made me mad. Me and my mom couldnt believe he said that. I really wish they would work things out. When i seen that black screen pop up and said that it said my heart really broke for Kate and the kids. In my eyes jon looks like the biggest asshole but i know i dont know the whole story , but its just upsetting. He had a voice he could of used it instead of cheating and running around.
BabyMama I am Sooooooooo glad you deleted all those trolls posts. That was insane. That just gives us a peek into how deranged people can be. Sorry you have had to deal w/ that.About last nights episode totally sad. I thought John put his foot in his mouth with the "excited" word?? How can he be excited that his children will have to live with divorce?I do however think Kate will be able to breath once he is out.Fighting infront of the kids isnt good for the kids.I just dont get John in one breath he's complaining about the paparazzi & then he is out SIGNING AUTOGRAPHS infront of his house?? Huh? I dont get it. The earrings kill me sorry but it just seems like he is doing all the stuff Kate would never have let him do like a child rebelling.Few other things Maddie seemed so happy in this episode I loved seeing her happy they so often film her unhappy moments. Also Jodis sisters blog is whacked??? For someone who isnt even related to Kate directly she sure is investing alot of hate into this..Lastly I was just plain sad for the family last night/ But as a fan I thought it was better just to hear it & get it out.Now they can go on. If I was Kate I would hang up the show & focus on the other neat ideas like the clothing line etc.She could have her & the kids do a fun yearly episode or something??
Maybe having the cameras and crew around will keep things somewhat "normal" for the kids. After all, they have been around forever for them.And, I can't believe Jon actually used the word "excited" about all this.
I don't think there is any liking left from Jon for Kate, so I doubt we will ever see them back together. In the 5th birthday episode she was yelling at him for something. In last nights episode she was yelling at him about the location of the crooked houses. I know being the mother of 8 is extremely hard, and I understand her frustration, but guys aren't good with nagging. He may still love the mother of his children, but I doubt there will ever be a good friendship there. From the season 5 premiere it sounds like they have been going to counseling the past 6 months, and it did not work out. Jon really hates being a stay at home Dad, and Kate has already stated she does not want nanny's at the house full time.
Maybe they will do one half hour show with Jon and one half hour with Kate each week.
Someone stated on here that Jon cannot keep a job. I thought he quit his job to be home with the kids?
It's a sad situaion all around. I still can't imagine how people all over the internet (adults at that) are rejoicing in the fact that a couple with 8 children are divorcing. My parents are still together but I couldn't imagine how my childhood would have been if they weren't together. Drastically different to say the least.I wish they would try and work it out instead of rushing to divorce. They both need to work on things in opinion. Jon has admitted he was to "passive" and Kate has admittied she was too hard on him. Well thats a start. Work from there. But since Jon doesn't even want to talk to her I guess it makes it hard and show how immature he is. I can't say I blame her for filing for divorce though. No matter you we all think is at fault it's somewhat clear. Even if she was a b!tch the fact remains of what he did.
Jon is a very lost man always has and always will be. He doesn't seem to ever know what he wants in life. Now he seems like he is trying to get back his 20's when he had all the children and got married. This isn’t the right way to go about things. Kate on the other hand always had goals and always achieved them. If this show was never sparked by Kate and her willingness I'm almost sure the outcome would have been the same but sooner. Kate would have been driven crazy in the small house caring for the twins and sextuplets full time while Jon worked and they struggled. This would have cause problems even so. I still have my opinions on who is right and who was wrong. The facts remain the same:- Jon caught out with a 23 year old girl at 2am without his wedding ring- Jon purchasing a two seater car- Jon looking at a ONE bedroom apartment- Jon on vacation with the same girl he was caught with- Jon caught coming out of the same girls houseIt's clear who wants out of their responsibilities. I mean how many of us wouldn't be upset? We can say Kate was cheating too BUT no one still doesn't have any proof. Maybe she was just smart enough not to be so stupid and public with it but everyone forgets that it was JON who sparked this media firestorm. I get infuriated when people who haven't seen more than 2 episodes of this show which is a MAJORITY of the media and people commenting on various blogs on the internet - and act as if they know it all about this family. If you watched from the beginning like a lot of us you would be just as heartbroken. Forget how you feel about the parents and just think about the 8 innocent faces who didn't ask for this. I can't help but wonder how Jon will feel 10 years from now when he wakes up from out of that early mid life crisis he is having and realizes what he i about to do and what he has done. Kate also. Jumping to divorce isn't the right choice, it's sad that Jon finally admits to standing up and not being so laid back but for a separation and not to finally being a man and taking control of his family. And that one day his children like he said will google him and see him out with a woman who wasn't their mother without his wedding ring on. I think he said that because he was more concerned with being caught than being regretful for what he did. How can he sit at last nights show and say he is "excited"? What's so exciting about divorce? I know his parents were together and not divorce if I'm right but he seems VERY selfish and babied his whole life which is why as a man he can't handle any tough thing that happens which is called LIFE. I also can't help but wonder how all the people taking advantage of this family while pointing the finger at Jon and Kate feel. Everyone lets their feelings for the parents (who they don't even know) get in the way of the fact that children are involved with feelings and thoughts. I hope they realize. A perfect example would be Jodi and Kevin. I hope they are really satisfied, not to say it's their fault but what was the need for them to do public interviews and give "tips" to tabloids? We all know for sure they talk with US Weekly. I pray that they all will find happiness and don't let this ruin them. I'm glad to be a apart of the viewing audience and that these children regardless of their parents marital status are happy and healthy. I think maybe Jon and Kate both should sit and watch old episodes of the show and see how they were and what they can improve on. Looking back now watching the shows with what we know now its very heart breaking. Even so if nothing can be worked out I still wish them the best.
I feel sorry for this family. I feel sorry for the kids to have to go thru this and the fact they will always have a video reminder of the dissolve of their family. I feel sorry for Jon that he was not strong enough to stand up for himself and chose to make such an awful decision. I especially feel sorry for Kate - she is so misunderstood. She is loud and controlling but she is a good mom. I think all really good moms have some kind of character flaw but most of ours are not broadcast several times a day. I can be much like Kate i am the mom of twins and i have to control life to a certain degree to ensure my kids are raised, treated and respected. And i make no apologies for that. Moms are the true lions of life's jungle and the husbands are the weak Giselle. And many times we mom eat up our hunsbands without even noticing in an attempt to do it all!!!! I was Jon in the beginning of my marriage but i woke up one day and took a stand and now my husband and i couldnt be happier. So thats why i say i wish Jon had found his voice. I pray for all of them ( all 10 of them) these next few months are going to be a very hard road. I think the people of TLC should handle the up coming shows with much class and concern for the kids not the ratings.
Ive never posted on this blog but i felt the need this morning. I have been a fan of J&K+8 since it began a few years ago. After last nights episode I am extremely saddened by the choice that was made by both jon and kate, though i feel it was more jon. When all this media mayhem began a couple months ago i really felt it was all kates fault bc of her control issues and her berating jon at any chance she got, however, over the past couple weeks, it has became blatantly obvious that jon is just as much or more to blame for their divorce. Being a child of divorce I know how hard its gonna be on the little kids, as I was around the same age when my parents divorced, theyre so young, and its gonna be hard for them for now on which breaks my heart. People constantly say bad things about kate, and I was one of those people, but after last night and realizing she is just a mother who will do anything for her kids, i have tons of respect for her, you can tell how hard this is for her esp when she said she "felt sick" when she knew she had to call jon to change where the crooked houses were going (which she was right about, those little kids would not have walked all the way down to the woods)....Jon on the other hand is the biggest joke ive ever seen, such a hypocrite. Take those stupid diamond earrings and ed hardy hoodies off and maybe try GROWING UP, I cant stand him. Hes "excited" to get divorced and start his "new life", really? Wow. unbelieveable. hes so immature, its sad, I hope kate gets through this and comes out on the other side a stronger and better person. So sorry for this whole family and how hard the next few months are gonna be for them.
Last night was the toughest episode ever!I kinda knew that it was over, but when Jon and Kate said it hit me, I cried all night long.It sad to think that Jon and Kate will never be together in that interview together again.I just wish that some how they will be together again. It will be weird if Jon and Kate start dating diffrent people!Hopefully now since Jon and Kate said it's over the paparitizi will back off, because if Jon is with another women then what can they do, it's not like Jon is cheating on Kate now. I just wish things were the way it was a year ago. I twill be hard to get use to but we'll just have to deal with this. I waish them all the best.
I was just thinking something this morning... If Jon was so unhappy, why hadn't he filed for divorce already? I think that maybe he wanted Kate to do it first so she could be the one pointed out as "the first to make any movements toward divorce." I bet his little stunt this past weekend was a ridiculous thing to motivate Kate to start moving on divorce proceedings. Clearly I could be wrong, but it was just a thought--seems to fit Jon's current childish ways. I pray for them daily that the Lord will open Jon's eyes and make him realize that he just gave up without even trying, and that the two of them seek counseling and work things out for those beautiful children that they say this will be helping!
Like alot of you, my heart just breaks for the Gosselins. I realize that people can change, but I was really hoping that the faith that brought them through the pregnancies, etc would bring them through this trial. I honestly felt like Jon has just given up. Like he's got so much resentment towards Kate and even having to be "tied down" for the past 10 years. And then when he's been able to taste a little freedom, now that's what he wants in life. Which is kinda sad. He made it sound like "i'm only 32 and i have needs". :( I know that life can go on after divorce, but i do believe that divorce has negative effects on kids. I was just really hoping they would quit the show, go through counseling and at least TRY to reconcile their marriage. The books and tours will always be there. I've always rooted for their family and am just disappointed that they've chosen their "careers" over their family. I know they keep saying it's 'for the kids' but by now, they have made plenty of money to support the kids and college... especially if they manage it well and live modestly. i was just so sad last night. :( it's like, I was expecting the worse, but hoping for the best. I hope that they all can rise above and still grow as a family. The kids can easily look back and think that they caused this like alot of kids feel through divorce. I know it takes two in a marriage, but I wish Jon would snap out of this and try. Surely he's truly not "excited" like he said about this new chapter in life? They just renewed their vows and told their kids they'd be together forever! :( And what makes me even more sad, is that there are people out there truly praising their demise. That speaks volumes of the type of people that are out there and what type of children they are raising themselves. My heart breaks. Ok, enough of my rant, or i'm going to cry at work! Thanks for this blog BabyMama.
This message is to Kate. Be careful. Give yourself time to greive over your marriage. It is like a death and you need to give yourself time to heal. Time will take care of all things. Dont jump into another relationship to fast just to avoid being alone. You have plenty of things to fill your time and that may or not be a good thing. I would say the same to Jon but it seems like he is already moving on emotionally and seens less affected by this or maybe it will just hit hime later. Good luck to all of you and God Bless!
This is from Radar Online... Jodi & Kevin are at it again...Moments after Jon and Kate Gosselin officially announced on their reality show that they were separating, RadarOnline.com sat down with Kate's brother Kevin and his wife Jodi at their home in Elizabethtown, PA.In our exclusive interview, Kevin expresses outrage that Jon and Kate would separate on national television! He worries that the pain of their pending divorce will be enough for their eight children to endure, without the world knowing every detail of their family's personal struggles.Said Kevin: "We're just so heartbroken and sad about the announcement they made... an announcement that could be so life-shattering for a young child. It was used to gain ratings without any regard for my nieces and nephews."Jodi added: "It was the saddest thing to witness. This is family. We lived a life with Jon and Kate for years and we've developed really close relationships with each of the kids, and to know that this is being viewed by millions and used as a ratings booster. It's horrible.. It's horrible."Still, Kevin and Jodi are holding out hope that Jon and Kate could still reconcile someday. Oh, so Kevin has no problem with going online and on talk shows airing the Gosselin's dirty laundry but is "outraged" about the public announcement on TLC? What a hypocrite! Unbelievable! These two need to take at least partial responsibility for helping blow the media interest in this marriage sky high! If not for the intense media scrutiny, they may have been able to work things out. And don't EVEN bring up lack of regard for the kids, Jodi & Kevin! Obviously you didn't think about that when you did all those interviews about the "marriage contract." I know they don't read this, probably, but I'm just so mad and had to vent! Sorry everyone!
i havnt seen the episode yet but judging by what im reading they are no longer together:( it seems like such a shame because they once were soo in love in earlier episodes.... i wish them all the best and hopefully it wont be too painful for them all..its so sad to see what was once such a happy family fall apart....i no it happens everyday but when you see it unfold infrount of you on tv the pain these people are going through is unbearable and i wish no1 had to go through it..... stay strong jon, kate and family.... now is not the time for blame..but for supporting each other, you are in my prayers..xxxand as for the people who give abuse on this site, it is disgraceful and it is bullying and i hope your proud of yourselves for belittling people... BECAUSE NOONE HERE ISstay strong babymama, these people clearly have far to much time on their hands.xx
I wonder how long before people start hating the sextuplet family on the WE network?
...whew, relieved to see this blog "normal" again, last night's posts were actually scary. How can strangers have so much hate for people they have never met? Astonishing to me.I was very sad, crying, upset after last night's show. I am still shocked at how (seemingly) quickly their marriage took a drastic turn for the worse.In Kate I see very genuine emotion/grief/loss. In Jon I see an immature guy who thinks he's "only 32 years old" and is tired of his life as it is now.He allowed himself to be controlled, he can blame nobody but himself. My sense is he may just see being back at the house as putting in time, and excited about the prospect of living in NYC on his own, like a single man again. But I hope he remembers he is not a single guy, he is a father of eight young children.Nonetheless, my heart breaks mainly for those kids who clearly love their dad so much.Does anybody think they actually took the time or effort to try and work on their marriage? Or I'm wondering if they just gave up? It's hard to judge all of that from the outside looking in.Just plain sad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Dawn obviously is an immature twit or she would not have used that kind of language. I devoted the first 10 years of my nursing career to working with developmentally delayed adults aged 19-62. It was the best way to teach a young nurse the compassion needed to care for others. It also taught me that little things in life should be cherished, each one of my patients would thrill over going to the movies, a birthday, dinner out with their families, etc. A very heartwarming, but very physically demanding job. I only did it for 8 hours a day, I cannot imagine doing it 24/7/365. Lauriann, forgive Dawn, she is a pitiful person to act this way in public. Her mother should have been better at her job.
Divorce filing made in Montgomery CountyKate filed (Petitioner) - Jon (Defendant)http://webapp.montcopa.org/PSI/Viewer/Detail.aspx?oq=aWQ9MjAwNjc3ODI1JmVudGl0eT1DYXNl
such a sad episode. :/ i feel so bad for the kids.
I didn't go back and reread, but I truely hope Baby Mama "took out the trash" and deleted some posts. I wonder how some people loose their humanity. After watching last nights show, I can't help but to wonder how much of the true story we have been told. Not much I bet. So I don't think we can judge the situation without all the facts. I have noticed a few things the last couple episodes. Mady seems much much more balanced and a happier person. Cara seems to have come out of her shell! I loved watching her talk loud and be goofy last night. The little kids are so well behaved and sweet with each other. (minus the normal kid stuff lol)What ever Jon and Kate are going through, looks like the kids are doing well so far.
I didn't sleep very well last night...I kept waking up, I had multiple dreams. Why did I keep waking up and having dreams? Because of Jon and Kate ending their marriage. Isn't that silly? If I told my boyfriend that he would laugh at me (he bases his opinion of things off of fox news and has decided that she is exploiting her children. He has never seen more than five minutes of the show). Seriously though, I was so upset about this and kept thinking about how sad Kate is and how the children must be hurting...how confused they must be. One would think that Kate is my sister getting divorced over how distraught I was! I think after the amount of time you watch a show that follows a family so closely and so honestly (they haven't held anything back, even arguments up until recently) you really get attached to them. So I feel attached to them and I'm mad at Jon and want to give Kate a big hug and make it all ok. :( I hope she has some good friends that we just don't know about... Is Carla her friend?
I agree I still believe it's more of Jon's selfish self. If he wasn't caught out with that girl all this drama would have been avoided whether they were heading for divorce or not. It's been clear since the beginning that Kate has ALWAYS stated this was for the children. I would really like to see Jon get a job and keep it like he says. If the tables were turned and Kate up and moved to New York to a one bedroom people would absolutely lose it. Jon has the maturity of a child in my opinion. Why would you want to put their play houses down in the woods? With paparrazzi already lurking around your house? It's clear he wants out and to be free man in his bachelor pad in New York and be a part time father. I can't fathom how he could be so selfish. Last nigth was all about him and finally being free to do whatever. I'm actually kind of glad, maybe now Kate will get a strong man that will be a great communicator and partner. Raising children with your husband should be 50/50 throughout their the show it didn't seem that way. Even when he came home from work whe he was actually working you could tell he wasn't happy to be home so I don't get were the working part of his happiness comes from. He won't find a job he'll continue to live off the show that has made him more money he could imagine, that he claims to dislike all the while living the life of a bachelor. And yes I do think he did all this to drive Kate to file first to look like it wasn't him breaking up the family. As stupid as I think he is, he can't be that stupid to keep getting caught. I secretly do hope that Kate is/was banging the bodyguard. Sweetest revenge ever.
I'm so sad...this is the absolute worst case scenario. I found these quotes off of Just Jared, about the divorce:"Over the course of the weekend Jon's activities have left me no choice but to file legal procedures in order to protect myself and our children. While there are reasons why it was appropriate and necessary for me to initiate this proceeding, I do not wish to discuss those reasons at the time." WOW. As much as I can't dislike Jon, I honestly feel like he's mostly to blame for the divorce. I would never say he's the only reason, as if counseling were to be suggested I highly doubt Kate would even let him get a word in at the sessions, and that's if she would even agree to it in the first place. I hope someday they will be able to reconnect and possibly remarry. I just don't see it happening until long after the show is done and Jon grows up.
I felt the need after last nights show to post a comment. Jon it is time to get out of your mid life crisis, the earings come on what an example for your kids. You look like your hung over all the time. Sorry but no one is falling for the poor Jon story. It is time you start acting like Kate and putting your kids first. I can hardly look at you on the show. The show may be better as Kate plus Eight. Kate you did an excellent job last night and thanks for putting the kids first. Just be careful not to become to money hungry!
I dont hate JK+8, I actually really love the show, and I watch it every week. But, to be very honest- I actually expected more from Jon and Kate. I think it's really sad that the mere reason for them starting the show was to not only document the childrens lives, but also to provide for them. It's a fact that YES, they got just that from the show...but with what price? well, Divorce! Its a shame that the documentations they infact have from the show will only hurt the children more when they are older, and viewing it. They managed before the fame and fortune, they did the show, now blame the show for what has become, Im sure they mean well when they say it's in the childrens best interest- all their decisions, but let us not be blindsided- what good has become of all this?This blog is not a 'hater' blog, and im not hating JK plus 8...but I think of the kids and my heart breaks, if we really sit back and think you'll realize that J&K have always had control of the show, they could of stopped before it got to this...but they didn't, and we all watched the episode where Kate says "Im loving my life" referring to her success. Well, do we need to be told what is of the upmost importance to her? I really had respect and admiration for her, but we can all honestly say that this is not the same Jon & Kate we fell in love with.I sincerely hope that she comes to her senses, and quits the show, let her adorable children grow up, learn, play and make mistakes without the cameras around. She also claimed she needs to 'provide' for her children, an answe she gave on the today show when Merideth asked her if it's 'worth it all'...Come on they've been doing the show for how many seasons, she's got enough money in the bank to keep her on her feet until she writes another book. I am sorry to see them seperate, but what it all boils down to is who's to blame for the heartache these kids will endure? sorry, but taking turns staying with the kids at the house will not replace what they once had. I wish the gosselins all the very best, and I pray that kate comes to her senses- quit the show! you've had your childrens lives on air since birth, and now you want the world to see the heartache too??
After the last few shows I am totally disgusted with Jon. He is a poor excuse for a Dad even though he says he puts the kids first...Bull! His new earing phase is ridiculous and he looks hung over everytime you see him. Grow up Jon! I hope your kids read this someday and see what kind of a jerk you are. It is not all about you when you have 8 kids. Start thinking of them! Kate hang in there you will find someone better than him! Just do not get too money hungry.......It will get you no where!
What Jon did this weekend:- Was photographed smoking what looked like a marijuana joint / rolled up cigarette in front of the house. Confirmed by Jon, but said he never did it in front of the kids. http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2009/06/jon-gosselin-caught-smoking-his-joint- Looked at apartments in Trump Tower in New York. Confirmed by various sources including Gawker and people. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20286339,00.html - Held an impromptu press conference he had in front of the house. When asked by RadarOnline.com if he still sees Deanna, Jon says: "Not as much with everything that went down." http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2009/06/exclusive-fathers-day-video-jon-gosselin-i-have-no-idea-where-kateNow a "long time friend" is saying he's moving to New York full time and will see the children on weekends. I keep reminding myself that I don't know these people or know all the stories but I can't help it. I'm definitely not a fan of Jon right now.
I am so sad that they are deciding to separate instead of trying to work their issues out. Don't get me wrong, I love Kate but I have never seen someone treat another as she did and I don't blame Jon for being resentful. It just seems like he is over it and doesn't want to try. He has had a taste at freedom and is "excited" about his new chapter....poor choice of words. He will be hearing about that forever now. I think she started to realize that he was becoming distant and tried to reel him back in and that's when he said he has had enough (if that's what he even said). She mentioned that she did not want to do it alone and that she didn't want to be another statistic, well Kate you should have thought about that when you were being uber controlling and barking at your husband like he was a stupid animal. A man needs to have some kind of control in a marriage and Jon and absolutely none. I would just hate to see Jon out running about with that horribly ugly girl Deanna when he could be with his HOT wife Kate. I wish that divorce has not been announced. Jon may realize that he screwed up by not trying to work it out but for all we know Kate may be putting on a front. You know that after she saw those pictures of that girl on her lawn in a bikini she let Jon have it....wouldn't you? I know I would! Anyway, as you can see I have mixed emotions about the whole thing. I see both sides of this sad story and truly feel for this family. In about a month I'm sure we will see a E! True Hollywood Story on them :(
Wow, I am SO sad about this. I couldn't sleep well last night. I think like several people have said here, I too used to think the brunt of this family's troubles was due to Kate's aggressive behaviour towards Jon and her desire to do the show despite his unhappiness at the position it put him in as a stay at home dad while she travelled all the time. I fell into the opinion that she was cold hearted and self serving at times and that she couldn't put her own happiness with her career aside long enough to see how unhappy her husband had become. I admit now, wholeheartedly, that I defintiely see things differently. Last night's episode had Kate devastated at what had become of her family and she was constantly on the verge of tears. She looked exhausted and drained and all Jon could manage was how EXCITED he was for the future?!?! Even when he tried to look somber and say how hard this episode was, it didn't feel genuine. It was like he was almost doing a happy dance in his body singing free at last, free at last. It made me lose a lot of respect for him. In the past I always felt sorry for him and how he always ran around doing everything Kate told him to and instead of appreciation he just got barked at. I understand that he was too passive and that it was important for him to overcome that and stand up for himself. That's great and long overdue but it seems like the moment he figured that out, he also decided that he was done with Kate and never wanted to look back. Kate herself said that she couldn't get him to talk to her and that she still didn't know what he really wanted. What kind of man is this? If you want to make changes in your life, more power to you but don't you at least owe it to your kids that you deliberately brought into this world to try and incorporate the new you into the family? He could have put his foot down and told Kate that things would be different and that he wasn't going to just sit back and follow her orders and that they needed to establish a new dynamic in their relationship but what does he do? Instead of getting counselling and trying to fix what was wrong, he decides he's going to assert himself by buying a car without telling his wife, going to bars and partying with girls while his wife is away and just being an overall ass. I think he is just a little boy that hadn't grown up when he got married and when his life became one where things were hard and he actually had responsibilities, he decided it wasn't any fun and wanted out. Well, you should have thought of that before getting married and having 8 kids. I know they never asked to have so many kids but they had to know it was a possibility with the way they went about getting pregnant. You have to be mentally prepared to accept the outcome in situations like that. It just bugs me that he had no desire to fight for his family. One day he is going to wake up and find that he is 40 years old, his celebrity status has long worn off and no pretty young thing has any motivation to be with him anymore. What's he going to do then? I'm sure he will see that Kate has moved on and his kids probably resent him because they are old enough to know that their dad thought it was too hard of a life to raise them and that he gave up on their family to chase skirts. Ugh!! My prayers are definitely with Kate and the kids and even Jon. Maybe with God's grace these two can find their way back to each other one day.
Jon is passive and uncommunicative and he will be with whomever he is married to. It is his personality. In Kate he married his complete opposite. He NEEDS someone like Kate to help him make decisions and do the right thing. I lost all respect for him when he let the people come on their property so he could handout pictures. AND when he actually talked to the paparazzi in the parking lot after shopping somewhere. Not that he doesn't love his kids and is not a good Dad, but all this plus saying he is excited AND moving to NY (?) says it all for me.