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Kate Gosselin: Going Broke? On Verge of Losing Kids?

According to a new report, Kate Gosselin is not enjoying a very merry Christmas.

And she may have an even worse new year.

Kate Plus a Pair

The mother of eight (that's still so very hard to believe... she's a mother of EIGHT!) is allegedly suffering through some pretty severe financial hardships.

She somehow managed to convince TLC to air a new season of Kate Plus 8 this past year, but only three episodes aired over the summer.

Moreover, Gosselin does not have anywhere near the clout she once possessed.

Ratings haven't been strong for that program for years now, meaning she couldn't command a very high salary during recent negotiations.

Those three episodes didn't yield Gosselin much in the way of revenue - and there are no plans, as far as we know, for any more to hit the air.

Don't just take our word for these issues, however.

Gosselin Children

Their parents may suck, but these kids are adorable. We pray for their future.

This is what an insider recently told Life & Style:

"Kate no longer has the income she once had from the show. The money is running out fast .... Private school alone costs about $150,000 a year."

Seriously, simply raising eight kids is a very expensive endeavor.

Many fans of the reality star likely aren't even aware that Gosselin used to work as a nurse.

This has the potential to be a highly-paid occupation, but there's one problem:

"She's let her nursing license lapse," the aforementioned source explains. "And she hasn’t been a nurse in so long anyway.

Not having enough money to afford basic needs for her kids is one thing; but Gosselin also now fears that her monetary situation will open the door to her actually losing her kids.

"That’s Kate's biggest fear," the unnamed insider alleges. "She dreads Jon will have more say and possibly even more custody which she's fought nonstop to keep from him."

Annoying ex-husband Jon is reportedly ready to pounce.

Jon Gosselin Poster

Said someone with knowledge of the circumstances to Hollywood Life in November:

"Jon's one and only goal in life right now is getting more time with his kids. He's doing everything he can to win their next custody battle."

Indeed, things may soon get very explosive between the Gosselins.

It's not as though they're known for resolving disputes in an amicable and peaceful manner regardless of what's at stake.

So you can imagine how ugly it may get when the future of their sons and daughters are up for legal debate.

Earlier this year, Jon took an IT job. He now has a steady flow of income.

Combined with Kate going in the opposite financial direction, the estranged former spouses may find themselves standing across from a judge at some point in the near future.

And, as previously reported, Jon will stop at nothing to crush his ex in court.

Buckle up, celebrity gossip fans.

Kate Gosselin Shares Pics of Daughters, Gets Dragged by Trolls HARD

Darn you, Internet.

You've really gone ahead and done it now.

You've made us feel bad for Kate Gosselin.

A Big Dog

Over the past few weeks, hatred for the reality star and mother of eight has seemed to hit near-record numbers, as Gosselin cannot share anything online without hearing it from a bunch of trolls.

Just a few weeks ago, for example, Gosselin posted a few photos online of her kids in their Halloween costumes.

We're pretty sure every single celebrity alive does this.

And yet followers called out Kate for the snapshots, mostly because they did not include son Collin, who has been enrolled in a program away from home for behavioral issues.

Details regarding his status remain scarce, which has prompted haters to bring up him every chance they get.

Gosselin even received backlash, as it relates to Collin, when she shared throwback photos of her twin girls on the occasion of their 17th birthday.

And now Kate has gone ahead and shared new throwback pictures, this time of daughter Alexis.

Alexis Throwback

Along with the cute snapshot above, the Kate Plus 8 star wrote:

The girls and I were looking through old pics the other night together...reliving our MANY fun times over the years...

it's cute when your teenagers screech about how cute they were and play argue over 'who was the cutest.'

To me, they were and are all equally 'edible' and adorable and I told them so. They then tried to convince me to 'eat them first'! It's always a competition in a big family, I tell you!

Anyway, there are many, but these pics of Lex make me laugh every time I come across them! How can you not?

She's always been the perfect dose of humor when I need it most... on this day, when she was 5, she entertained me while I showered!

Pretty basic and definitely harmless, right?

Nope, wrong apparently.

Yes, some followers showed Gosselin support and clearly appreciated this cute snapshot:

lex tweet

"She is so precious! Where did the time go?" asked another fan.

Others, however, definitely seemed to be focused on the wrong thing.

"Wait, you take your phone into the shower," inquired a confused follower, while a second person chimed in with a similar take:

"You took your phone into the shower or bath? Um yeah ok kate."

lex in shower

These, of course, are mostly mundane issues.

The true trolls, though, didn't just inquire about Collin and his whereabouts.

They accused Kate of not liking her sons as much as her daughters!

For real:

where are boys?

Look, it takes a lot for us to be on Team Kate Gosselin.

We mostly see her as a greedy, self-serving and manipulative annoyance.

But come on now.

We're not gonna pick on Kate just because she shares some precious pictures of her kids.

What's the alternative? What else would she do on Instagram? Go all Kylie Jenner on us and pose nearly naked?

God forbid, right?

So you see: it could be a lot worse. Remember that.

Jon and Kate Plus AWKWARD

Because dignity pays jackshit, here's the Gosselins filming new episodes of Jon and Kate Plus 8 this afternoon. Clearly things were awkward considering Jon decided to parade his 22-year-old gold-digging girlfriend in front of the paparazzi all weeke ...read full story


Jon and Kate Gosselin Reunite; Things are Weird

Kate Gosselin may have heard about Jon's new girlfriend.

Returning from a romantic weekend jaunt to St. Tropez, France, with Hailey Glassman yesterday, Jon Gosselin was seen at the family's Wernersville, Pa., home.

Jon and Kate played with their eight kids outside, but barely spoke to each other. With people saying he's secretly engaged to someone else, it's kinda awkward.

Kate goofed around with her children, even riding a tricycle herself, and while Jon Gosselin joined in on the fun, he and Kate didn't interact very much at all.

Both Jon and Kate have pledged to focus on the needs of their eight children as they go forward with their divorce, which will end a tumultuous 10-year union.

"Our goal is to do the very best for our children," they said in a statement last month, echoing the theme of the last new episode of Jon and Kate Plus 8.

J. GosselinGrating

Jon and Kate Gosselin in happier times. Or at least previous times.

Recently, the couple put their differences aside while they celebrated the Fourth of July as a family. That appeared to be a civil, even pleasant affair.

But that was before Jon went public with Hailey Glassman, his 22-year-old ditzy, party animal, possibly-bisexual girlfriend and the daughter of the plastic surgeon who performed Kate's post-sextuplets tummy tuck operation. Pretty rough.

After their odd playtime, Kate packed her bags, hugged her kids and drove off, leaving Jon with the brood. No word on how many fist-pumps ensued.

A observer reports that after Kate left, Jon spent a lot of time on the phone outside and, from what they could tell, "looked very angry and frustrated."

Wonder if Hailey Glassman's already cheating on him ...

Hailey Glassman, Jon Gosselin Picture

Jon and his new piece do St. Tropez, each other.

Jon Gosselin opens up about new girlfriend

Despite the Gosselins issuing a statement that they'd no longer be issuing statements, Jon decided to talk about his relationship with potential gold-digger Hailey Glassman in the latest issue of People and also shot down rumors of their engagement. ...read full story


Jon Gosselin opens up about new girlfriend

Despite the Gosselins issuing a statement that they'd no longer be issuing statements, Jon decided to talk about his relationship with potential gold-digger Hailey Glassman in the latest issue of People and also shot down rumors of their engagement. ...read full story


Jon Gosselin Planted Kate Gosselin-Steve Neild Rumors

Having already gone public with new girlfriend Hailey Glassman just weeks after separating from his wife, Jon Gosselin is not the most popular guy right now.

This story is not likely to help his cause.

According to Radar Online, Jon intentionally started the rumors that his now-estranged wife Kate Gosselin was having an affair with her bodyguard Steve Neild.

“Jon wanted a divorce from Kate and he also wanted to throw attention away from himself, so he spread that rumor,” a source close to the couple said.

“Jon doesn’t like Steve Neild so he didn’t care about the repercussions.”

Kate Gosselin ended being the one who filed for divorce on June 22.

Jon Gosselin on the Phone

Jon Gosselin makes important phone calls. To Deanna Hummel or Hailey Glassman? To celebrity gossip magazines to spread rumors? Who knows! [Photo: Fame Pictures]

“She didn’t want to. In fact, on the day the papers went in, Kate was with her attorney crying and sobbing. She was very upset,” the source added. “Kate did not want the divorce. She did it because she felt she had to protect herself.”

Steve Neild, who is married, hasn’t been seen with Kate for several weeks, although Radar reports he is still a “consultant” on the family’s security issues.

Kate Gosselin has recently been travelling with another bodyguard, including during her business trip to California last week. Speculation is rampant that Kate is now pursuing several options to further her career as a TV personality and author.

New episodes of Jon & Kate Plus 8 are scheduled to return August 3. Hopefully we'll see Kate and her backwards mullet in action on the dating scene.

Jon Gosselin flaunts new girlfriend in France

So much for Deanna Hummel. Jon Gosselin very publicly took his new girlfriend Hailey Glassman to France on Saturday where Jon was invited to meet with Christian Audigier about working for the Ed Hardy line which is amazing. Mostly... ...read full story


Faux Kate Gosselin Releases Match.com Profile

The faux Jon Gosselin Match.com ad was pretty awesome.

The newly-released Kate Gosselin counterpart is as well.

In a Match.com profile spoof produced by Funny or Die, Kate Gosselin is looking for a man who likes backwards mullets - party in the front, soccer mom in the back - and doesn't mind stretch marks. An obscene amount of stretch marks.

As for some facts about herself, Kate (username KatePlus8Minus1Hawaiian) she says she has eight fatherless kids who live in Crooked Houses and she never cries.

Ever. She then proceeds to cry. It's wrong, but hilarious ...


Kate Gosselin Match.com Profile

Jon Gosselin: Dating Hailey Glassman!

Deanna Hummel who? Apparently moving on from wife Kate and the mistress that wrecked his marriage, Jon Gosselin has been cozying up to Hailey Glassman, 22.

Radar Online quotes a source saying Jon and Hailey are "definitely in love."

Guess Jon's Match.com profile can be retired (in the dating Hall of Fame).

"They are planning a romantic trip to Paris in the next couple of weeks. And Hailey is going to start a shoe line. She is into fashion," the Radar source said.

Another friend of the young cutie says that Hailey Glassman has changed her status on Facebook to "in a relationship." Well, that's the clincher right there!

Glassman is the hard-partying spawn of plastic surgeon Lawrence Glassman, who performed Kate Gosselin's tummy-tuck surgery (seen on Jon & Kate Plus 8).

Hailey was busted by cops for possession of marijuana, hashish and hashish oil in 2005. A male friend called her "one of the most wild women I've ever met."

Here's a photo that will corroborate that assessment ...

Hailey Glassman Picture

This is Hailey Glassman. The one on the left. Looking a bit drunk and unstable. Holding a gun at the head of what appears to be a friend. Hot stuff. [Photo: Radar Online]

On May 24, Jon Gosselin and Hailey Glassman were spotted at Bourbon Street bar in Nyack, N.Y., and were caught on surveillance video enjoying drinks.

As they left the watering hole, Jon was accosted by a photographer and fled through the back alley, cell phone in hand (and probably Bluetooth in ear).

But it's all good now. He and Kate Gosselin have officially separated, and he is now free to chase whatever tail he desires. Meanwhile, Kate made a whirlwind trip to Hollywood this week, presumably to pursue some sort of ... we have no idea.

Seriously, who wants to pay Kate Gosselin to do anything these days?

Nevertheless, she flew into L.A. Monday and checked herself at the posh Bel-Air hotel. She spent most of her time lounging by the pool and was spotted having lunch with a pair of women on Wednesday, then driving to Burbank for meetings.

The mulleted one flew back home to Wernersville, Pa. late Wednesday.

Kate Gosselin Invited to California Women’s Conference

Kate Gosselin's marriage may be in divorce court, her clothing line sacked and her cookbook shelved. But her star power hasn't entirely eroded yet.

She's been invited by Maria Shriver to the Annual Women's Conference.

The nation's "premiere forum" for women promotes "empowerment, inspiration and education," helping them become "architects for change."

Also on the list for the October event in Sacramento, Calif.? Katie Couric, Kelly Preston, Cindy McCain, Elizabeth Edwards and Madeleine Albright.

An inspirational architect for change like Kate should fit right in.

Jon G.Grating Kate

JON MINUS 9: Jon Gosselin looks pretty unhappy in this picture. Probably because he is married to Kate Gosselin. [Photos: PacificCoastNewsOnline.com, Fame Pictures]

California's first lady said it wasn't even her idea to invite the mom of eight to attend. Nor was it her husband, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's.

Maria Shriver said that the couple's teenage daughters, who are fans of Jon & Kate Plus 8, suggested she ask the TLC star to come to the event.

Also noteworthy is that the invites were sent out five months ago, before the family was regularly splashed across celebrity gossip tabloids.

Think they wish they could take a mulligan on that one now?

Hey, at least Kate Gosselin and Elizabeth Edwards can share notes on their respective home wreckers, Deanna Hummel and Rielle Hunter.

Jon and Kate Gosselin spend 4th of July together

Jon and Kate Gosselin set aside their differences and spent the Fourth of July together for their kid's sake. And by kid's sake I of course mean TLC's sake who needs to see these people be in the same... ...read full story


Jon, Kate, Eight, Camera Crew Reunite For July 4

They may have filed for divorce, but Jon and Kate Gosselin have made good on their pledge to focus on their children, reuniting for a Fourth of July picnic.

At their home in Wernersville, Pa., the family played volleyball and picked blueberries for a cake Kate was baking, while Jon was seen lighting sparklers.

Fortunately, Cara, Mady, Alexis, Hannah, Aaden, Collin, Leah and Joel were all seemingly able to escape injury ... and a Kate Gosselin spanking.

The event had been planned, as the stars of TLC's Jon & Kate Plus 8 agreed a few weeks ago to fulfill their contractual obligations and act like they can tolerate each other set aside their differences for the national holiday.

How wonderful - and not shocking - to see them reunite. Since Kate's book and clothing line have recently been sacked, the show's all she's got left.

Jon and Kate Plus the 8

How sweet. All 10 Gosselins are back together ... if only because it's a national holiday, and TLC told them to be for the sake of their reality show. [Photo: Splash News]

"Jon pointed to the July 4 holiday and said, 'What are we going to do about that?'" Kate Gosselin recently told People. "I absolutely cannot imagine not spending every single holiday with my kids. I don't care what it takes. I will be there."

Apparently, so will Jon. Even if he is spending the rest of his time hunting for NYC apartments, giving it to Deanna Hummel and posting a profile on Match.com.

Kate Gosselin Clothing Line Shelved

Kate Gosselin's career is drying up faster than Jon's sex drive.

First, her reality show went on hiatus until August.

Then her new cookbook was delayed indefinitely.

Now her clothing line is up in the air.

The reality star's promotion deal with Healthex has been shelved amid her recent divorce filing and separation with husband Jon Gosselin, a company rep said.

"Our project is on hold while she focuses on her family," Healthtex rep Scott Pryzwansky told Radar Online in a brief statement.

Kate Gosselin Sundress

Kate Gosselin was hawking the clothing line as recently as May on the Rachael Ray Show. She handed out a gift bag that contained what the host described as "a Healthtex outfit [Kate] helped design and create."

The fall line is still available at Wal-Mart, but Kate is not involved.

On Monday - one week after she and Jon filed divorce papers - her Christian publisher, Zondervan, announced that her upcoming cookbook, Love Is in the Mix: Making Meals into Memories, wouldn't be hitting stores this November as planned.

TLC also confirmed Jon & Kate Plus 8 was going on hiatus until August 3. Viewership was down 77 percent on Monday's "retrospective" episode.

It's okay, Kate. Just get deals in place to pose for bikini photos and sell them to the paparazzi. It's made millionaires out of Spencer and Heidi.

Kate Gosselin’s cookbook shelved by publisher

Kate Gosselin's upcoming cookbook Love is in the Mix: Making Meals into Memories just saw its October release date nixed by Christian publisher Zondervan which makes sense considering the book's back cover reads "an inside look at one of... ...read full story


Will Pennsylvania Courts Derail Jon & Kate Plus 8?

Jon & Kate Plus Alimony. Jon & Kate Plus Deanna Hummel. Jon Minus 9. Jon Plus 8 Minus K8. Jon & Kate Separ8. Jon & Kate Plus Court D8 ...

Whatever you want to call the next phase of the popular TLC reality show in the wake of Jon and Kate Gosselin packing it in after 10 years of marriage, it's the remaining, adorable eight whom some experts worry about most.

"I'm sad to think their custody might be part of what we're observing on day-to-day basis," says Mary Cushing Doherty, a family law attorney in Norristown, Pa.

The question for a Pennsylvania court could be whether it's in the best interest of the children to have their lives broadcast as children of divorce - is that just too much emotional baggage for any minor to carry period, let alone on TV?

This means a court could order that the kids no longer can be on on TLC's Jon & Kate Plus 8, which returns from its hiatus with new episodes August 3.

Kate and Jon Gosselin with Kids

The network suspended filming on its top-rated program Tuesday to gloss over the fact that Jon and Kate split up allow the Gosselin family to "regroup."

Even if Jon and Kate Gosselin reach a private custody agreement, there's still a chance "the law will reach in and say, 'I think these kids need a child advocate because people have not been looking out for their interests,'" Doherty says.

TLC has said it "continues to support the family and will work with them to determine the best way to tell their story as they navigate through a difficult time."

Another thorny issue could involve splitting the estate, which isn't just about who gets the $1.3 million house Kate and Jon Gosselin live in with their brood.

Any assets acquired between the marriage and separation are Jon and Kate's together, so it's not as if one party earned them. Also, the question remains as to the content of their contract with TLC. What if ratings dwindle and they are canceled?

Yet another interesting issue is who's more likely to be the celebrity moving forward. Is she more likely going to have a steady stream of income, or is he?

Atypically for divorce proceedings, Kate did not request child support or alimony. The interesting thing is going to be whether Jon asks for financial help.

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