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Jon Gosselin Talks About Abuse and Kate Taking His Ring

Jon Gosselin Says Kate Was Abusive and Took His Ring

Jon Gosselin stayed silent for a while, but now he's telling all. The famous father of eight sat down with Chris Cuomo and dished about everything from being abused by his soon-to-be ex-wife to the other reasons why their relationship is permanently broken. A teaser ran on Good Morning America today highlighting tidbits from the three-hour interview, which has has been turned into an episode of Primetime: Family Secrets and airs tonight. Check out what Jon had to say:

  • On the unfair way he is portrayed on magazine covers: "Let's finish what we need to finish and get on with our lives."
  • On what happened to his 20s: "I was married at 22. I had twins at 23. I had sextuplets at 27. Bye Bye 20s."
  • On what really broke up the marriage: "I was verbally abused. I was beaten down. She separated me from my family. She used to hold the kids over my head and say, "'Don't spend time with your mom. Spend time with your kids.' Why can't I spend time with my mom and my kids together? I'm not going back to that lifestyle."
  • On despising Kate: "I can't sit on the sofa with that woman — with someone I despise."
  • On their wedding rings: "I think she (Kate) still wears the ring for public perception. I don't wear my ring because she took my ring."
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kiteacakes kiteacakes 8 years
Fine we get it John - you hate your wife and mother of your children. But keep in mind before you open your mouth that one day, your children WILL read what you have said about their mother. Think about it - you may want to party it up now, but are you willing to sacrifice the future relationships with your children as adults for your own needs?
sidra5397 sidra5397 8 years
Oh, those kids...
TeaCakeLover TeaCakeLover 8 years
He's a little sleazy. I think TLC should drop him from the show. Kate's more fun to watch with the kids anyway.
JessieSP JessieSP 8 years
I wish Jon and his soon to be ex-wife would just shut up and go far far away.
PiNkY-PiNk PiNkY-PiNk 8 years
I cannot believe he won't just go away. Wasn't he the one who didn't want all the publicity and wanted to be done with the show? Go away, you douchebag!
SoCalNative SoCalNative 8 years
I don't think he should have said those things at all. While he may not have had the best relationship with Kate, she is and will always be the mother of his children. Whether he likes it or not, they will have a bond togther forever because of thos children. Out of respect for that and for the eight children who will grow up and read this some day, he should have just kept his mouth shut. Not even attempting to do that just makes him the bad guy.
KrisB KrisB 8 years
He seems like a jerk. Regardless of his feelings toward Kate she is the mother of his children. How does he think they will feel if ever hearing him speak so ill of her. Be a man a quit acting like a jerk, your're too old and its not appealing.
BeeSabelle BeeSabelle 8 years
Pretty much agree with everyone, it was his choice to get married at 22, and have kids. Nobody forced him, it was his decision, so why the hell is whining?
dleighl dleighl 8 years
I agree - TOOL!!!
kurniakasih kurniakasih 8 years
He seriously said 'Bye bye 20s?' LOL. I feel really sorry for the kids. Saying that makes it seem like he's not even caring if their kids going to grow up and get ahold of these interviews. 1) he despises their mom (which is the case, understandable, but even if I ends up despising my S/O, I will NOT say that in front of our kid! Or the media that can easily be found/read by our kids! We need to CO-PARENT if it ever happened) 2) 'Bye bye 20s.' comment. Oh dude, even if you feel that way, why do you have to air that out? I hate to be one of their kids. I mean, my mom used to say things similar to that and I ended up having such a complex. I feel really bad for their children. Oh they both have to stop talking to the media. I already know that Kate is controlling by the way she's bitching at Jon on the show, but why is he starting to bash her openly, is it because he's been receiving all these negative media due to these different girls he's been with? Huh. Weird people who shouldn't have had kids in the first place, they shouldn't even have been married! LOL.
runningesq runningesq 8 years
Both of them need to Shut Up And Go Away
sugaNspice24 sugaNspice24 8 years
oh sigh! what an ass!
filmgirl81 filmgirl81 8 years
More whining from two selfish people who should never have had kids in the first place.
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 8 years
These comments are quite interesting. I wonder what would be said if the tables were turned. More sympathy? Yes.
care0531 care0531 8 years
He obviously doesn't care about his kids and he spends time with them to make himself not look as bad. How can you despise the woman who brought your kids into your life? No matter how much you can't get along with them you don't have to say despise them that is too harsh. I agree with the above this man is a total Tool bag!
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