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Kate Plus Eight: Jon Gosselin Tries to Stop Kate Gosselin from Taking Kids to Australia

December 31, 2010 07:00 AM by Shayla Perry


Jon Gosselin recently tried to stop his ex-wife, Kate Gosselin, from taking the couple’s eight kids to Australia for New Year’s to film for their TLC reality show Kate Plus Eight, but the judge ruled that since the trip was work-related, it was okay. Keep reading for more details.

The decision to allow Kate Gosselin and the Gosselin kids’ trip to Australia was made in a secret closed door hearing at a Berks County Court in Pennsylvania this month. Jon Gosselin, who according to a source close to the father of eight had plans with his children for New Year’s, asked the judge to stop Kate from taking them on the trip, which is being paid for by TLC.

“But the judge ruled that because it was for work it was okay. Jon had plans to get together with his kids and friends for New Year, but now he will not see them until they return in the middle of January,” said the source.

“He was scheduled to have them this weekend, but there was nothing he could do as the decision was taken out of his hands.

“Kate told Jon about the trip, and when he did not agree it was decided that the judge should intervene and the ruling went in her favor.

“He is trying to put a brave face on it and has explained the situation to his own family and friends, but obviously not being with his kids for New Year is a big disappointment for him.

“But they all respect him for trying to stand up to Kate and for fighting for what he thinks is right for his kids, too.”

“Jon’s friends are determined that he will have a good time at New Year even if his kids are not around.

“It is most likely that he will be staying in Pennsylvania to be with his girlfriend Ellen Ross plus family and friends as they see in 2011 together.”

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4 Responses to “Kate Plus Eight: Jon Gosselin Tries to Stop Kate Gosselin from Taking Kids to Australia”

  1. Wonky Eye Says:
    January 3rd, 2011 at 2:17 pm

    Kate’s a disgusting pig. She’s exploiting her kids for freebies and cash… and is a compulsive liar. Team Jon!

  2. gammie Says:
    January 24th, 2011 at 8:50 pm

    I am glad that Kate no longer practices in Nursing.
    She has proven herself and egoccentric, self fulling,and uncaring toward her children. TLC should cancel this show before she is a full embarrassment. I am embarrassed to think she was a nurse.

  3. Carol Polkowski Says:
    January 27th, 2011 at 3:29 pm

    I feel so sorry for those children. They are the ones that are suffering. I used to like the show in the beginning but now I won’t even let it on for 1 second. She is disgusting.

  4. Ginger Anderson Says:
    April 27th, 2011 at 10:42 pm

    What are the kid’s names? They are the stars of the show. Put them up front and give us pictures and personalities of each one. No, I don’t watch her program, but I saw a couple of early ones and that was enough. Take her out, put the kids front and center and let them take over. I would love to see their family life without Kate. These kids have talent we havent seen. Let’um get a chance.


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