Jon Gosselin Broke, Can’t Afford To Pay Rent

Jon Gosselin Broke, Can’t Afford To Pay Rent
Entertainment
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Once a successful reality TV star with a wife, eight kids and a full bank account, Jon Gosselin’s fortune has dwindled away so severely that he could even face prison time, the new issue of Star magazine reveals.

“I can’t afford to pay my rent and the domestic-relations staff tell me they will put me in jail unless I pay child support,” Jon, 35, told Star in an exclusive interview. “I am a single father who’s trying to make ends meet during a recession. What do I do — pay child support or rent? I need to support my kids, but I could lose my house, and I need my home to continue to have custody.

“I decided to take the high road and quit reality television and now look, I’m going to end up in jail because I can’t afford to pay child support to Kate who has plenty of money, ” the former TLC star complained.

“I’m doing the best I can, but life is so expensive with eight kids!”

Jon and Kate Gosselin spent five seasons on TLC documenting their lives with their eight children, twins, Cara, Madelyn along with a set of sextuplets, Alexis, Hannah, Aaden, Collin, Leah and Joel, and after a very public divorce in 2009, Kate went on to film Kate Plus 8 with the children while Jon started life over again in rural Pennsylvania.

But keeping a good job has been a difficult challenge after reality TV because the unemployed dad says people still recognize him from the show.

While 37-year-old Kate is keen to stay in the spotlight with a new dating show that will see her traveling around the country looking for Mr. Right, Jon doesn’t support her new career aspirations.

“I think this is completely ridiculous! We have eight children and they need us, she is putting reality TV and dating in front of the kids who need to have their mother,” he told Star.

“Why not date the old fashioned way?” asked Jon, who has found love with mother-of-three, Liz Jannetta. “I know I have a lot to be thankful for, but Kate’s need to be famous is not one of them.”

For the full story, the new issue of Star magazine is on newsstands Thursday.

Elite. 

Photo Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Preston Waters

Preston Waters is a thinker. He's not your traditional philosophical persona, however, as he leaves no topic untouched. Covering all the bases, from business to women, Preston Waters is the ultimate man's man for Gen-Y.

More In Entertainment

TV Adam Pliskin

Jimmy Kimmel Surprises Hero Who Saved A Man From Burning Home (Video)

Earlier this week, we told you about the mysterious hero who ran into a burning building in Fresno, California to save an elderly man trapped inside. Well, the identity of the hero has been discovered. His name is Tom Artiaga. He’s a truck driver and a big fan of the LA Dodgers. In order to celebrate Artiaga’s […]

Film Adam Pliskin

J.K. Rowling Will Release A New ‘Harry Potter’ Story On Halloween

Halloween is a week away, and J.K. Rowling is gearing up for the occasion by saying she will release a new short story set in the “Harry Potter” universe on October 31. The story will follow former Hogwarts headmistress Dolores Umbridge, the uppity woman who tormented Harry during his fifth year at Hogwarts. The yarn will […]

Also On Elite

Politics

While You Watched Carlton Dance, These 5 Things Were Happening Around The World

It’s definitely safe to say that “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” is one of the most treasured television series of all time. Will Smith’s character was endearingly obnoxious, Uncle Phil continuously killed it with the poignant life advice, Geoffrey always had impeccable one-liners and, of course, you can’t forget Carlton’s amazing dance moves. This past […]

Wellness

You Really Don’t Know Someone Until They Walk Out On You

The hardest thing about dating is knowing that unless you’re getting married, you will, eventually, be breaking up. And while it’s inevitable, how you and your significant other conduct the dismantling of the relationship says a lot about the two of you. There’s as much etiquette for breaking up with someone as there is for […]

World

Kids Dressed As Latino Heroes Challenges Stereotypes By Highlighting Trailblazers (Photos)

If the newest generation of Latino children has anything to say about the future of racial stereotypes, it’ll make its forefathers proud. For Hispanic Heritage Month, which ends October 15, photographer Eunique Jones Gibson wanted to empower Latino children by helping them realize the successful footsteps in which they walk. Gibson told Mashable, Most of the time when […]

Women

#NoNewFriends: 15 Reasons Why I Firmly Believe In Hate At First Sight

“I hate everybody,” I exclaimed to no one in particular. Oh, it must be another day in the life of an impatient person. A day during which every single thing, whether rational or not, is pissing you, along with myself, the F off. I. hate. everyone. — Ashley Fern (@disco_infern0) October 8, 2014 Sure, you […]