Former Jon & Kate Plus 8 stars Kate and Jon Gosselin are nonetheless at one another’s throats 14 years after their divorce.
The exes obtained divorced in 2009, and since then, they’ve continued to disagree about parenting their eight kids, 22-year-old twins Cara and Madelyn “Mady” and 19-year-old sextuplets Collin, Hannah, Alexis, Joel, Aaden, and Leah.
Following their cut up, Kate was awarded full authorized custody of her and Jon’s eight children. Today, nevertheless, custody isn’t a difficulty since all eight children are over 18 years previous and may select to reside with both mother or father or on their very own.
Collin and Hannah selected to reside with their father, Jon, whereas the remainder of the sextuplets reside with Kate. Cara and Mady attend faculty in New York and, whereas not at school, reside with Kate and their siblings in North Carolina, the place the TLC alum relocated in 2021.
Amid the Gosselins rising aside, one main subject that has remained within the headlines is Collin’s habits. In accordance with Kate, Collin wanted to be institutionalized for his “violent” habits, one thing that Collin and Jon have spoken out towards.
Within the new Vice documentary, Jon & Kate Plus 8: Household Circus, Collin accused his mother Kate of taking out her “anger and frustration” on him, one thing she vehemently denied.
Jon & Kate Plus 8 alum Jon Gosselin fires again at ex-wife Kate Gosselin’s accusations about their son Collin
Following Kate’s prolonged assertion made on Instagram, through which she stated Collin has a “distorted perception of reality,” Jon made a press release to The Solar, firing again at his ex-wife.
Jon’s rep instructed the outlet of Kate’s Instagram assertion, “Kate posting cruel false accusations regarding Collin seems to be just another way for her to justify her inexcusable horrific past behavior toward him.”
“True love for a child wouldn’t include a mother attacking their son to the public,” the assertion continued.
Jon’s rep additionally famous that Collin needed to be cleared by the Marines just lately as a part of the enrollment course of and that he underwent a “full background check including mental, physical, and medical clearance.”
“Do not forget that a judge awarded sole legal and physical custody of Collin to his father,” they added, mentioning that Kate didn’t present as much as courtroom for the listening to, thereby dropping full custody of her son.
Jon known as Kate’s statements “false accusations,” including that she “is unable to control her abusive words towards him.”
“At this point, Collin is training to be a Marine in order to serve his country and is unable to respond to his mother’s callus lies,” their assertion concluded.
Collin’s sister Madelyn Gosselin sides with mother Kate
Collin’s older sister, Mady, spoke out towards her brother, seemingly siding with their mother, Kate. In her personal prolonged Instagram Story put up, Mady accused Collin of “hateful” and “violent” habits.
“I do not owe my allegiance to any person(s), who has physically threatened me and every member of my immediate family,” Mady wrote in her Story.
Collin has blamed actuality TV fame for tearing aside his household, telling Leisure Tonight that if it weren’t for filming Jon & Kate Plus 8, he believes his mother and father would nonetheless be collectively.
Within the Vice documentary, Collin additionally talked a couple of 2022 automobile crash that just about took his life. In accordance with Collin, neither Kate nor any of his siblings reached out to him after the crash.
Collin is hopeful his household can ‘reconnect’ amid their household feud
“No, I didn’t hear anything from any of them. They didn’t reach out at all, no,” Collin claimed.
However regardless of his once-close-knit household being torn aside, Collin is hopeful that they’ll reconcile someday.
“I love ’em to death,” Collin stated. “I really hope one day that we can all reconnect and put the show behind us and just be siblings again, you know? Take back the time that we didn’t have.”
Seasons 1 by way of 5 of Jon & Kate Plus 8 and Seasons 1 by way of 6 of Kate Plus 8 are at the moment streaming on Discovery+.