A former “Dancing With the Stars” contestant is accused of having an affair that ultimately ended their marriage.
Kate Gosselin, who competed in Season 10 of DWTS with pro Tony Dovolani, is being called out by her ex-husband, Jon Gosselin.
The Gosselin family rose to fame through their TLC reality show Jon & Kate Plus 8. The series followed the life of the then-couple as they navigated each other as parents of two multiple sets; Twins, Mady and Cara, and sextuplets, Hannah, Leah, Alexis, Aaden, Collin and Joel.
There have been countless rumors surrounding the reasons behind Jon and Kate’s divorce in 2009, but Jon has now claimed he knew his ex was having an affair.
Here’s what you need to know:
Jon says he told Kate to end their affair
Kate claimed for years that Jon was having an affair.
“The biggest misconception is that the reason for the divorce is because I cheated on my wife, but I didn’t do it,” he revealed on a 2014 episode of Couple’s Therapy. according to InTouch.
In a 2022 Interview with Entertainment TonightJon revealed the rumors his now ex was having an extramarital affair were true.
“Why did you get divorced? Because a certain person left me for a certain person,” Jon claimed.
“I knew it,” Jon continued. “I thought, ‘End it.'”
There have been many rumors that Kate was having an affair with bodyguard Steve Neild, although Kate has always denied it. Jon didn’t say if Neild was involved in the affair, which he says his then-wife had.
Jon claims he has become “estranged” from his other children
Jon and Kate announced their divorce decision and their eight children have been living with their mother full-time. As the children grew older, they could decide whether or not they wanted to spend time with their father, and Hannah and Collin became very close to him.
The two decided that they wanted to live in Pennsylvania with their father apart from the other siblings who live in North Carolina with Kate. According to Hollywood LifeJon has had custody of the two children since 2018.
Jon hasn’t had any relationships with his other children in recent years and blames his ex.
Despite trying his best to be a part of his children’s lives, Jon hasn’t had the easiest time. He opened up about the fight in his recent interview with Entertainment Tonight.
“[Communicating with] the kids who live with Kate is very difficult because I don’t have an open relationship with them,” he said. “… [Hannah] communicates with them. She has a very good relationship with the other children. I’ve become alienated from these kids,” he told the outlet.
“I think it’s a really bad decision by Kate because she alienated me from these kids. I think it was a bad parenting decision. It would have been much better if she had been more open with them and explained things better,” he added.
Jon went on to say that now that they’re 18, the sextuplets will figure things out for themselves.
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