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Jon Gosselin: I Am Committed to Making Things Right

Jon Gosselin: I Am Committed to Making Things Right

Jon Gosselin released a statement earlier today to speak out about the allegations that he and Nadya Suleman would be pursuing a reality show together.

“I am troubled to learn that the media has accepted as true the scurrilous rumor that I would appear in a reality television program with Nadya Suleman. This is utterly false. I do however accept that some of my previous actions have in some way lent credence to such outrageous stories,” Jon wrote.

“I am well aware that my behavior over the past few months has not always reflected my personal and religious values. I further accept that I have allowed myself to become somewhat severed from my own moral anchor and be carried away by the challenges of fame. It is for this reason that I have endeavored of late to reconnect with my deeper, more spiritual, more altruistic self with regular study sessions and counseling with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, whose morality-centered-and-values-based advice, coupled with his profound commitment to fatherhood and family, I deeply respect.”

“I have always endeavored to be a loving father and a devoted parent who serves as a moral exemplar to his eight children. That’s what my father, a children’s dentist who always extended himself to his poorest patients, was to me. My father was my inspiration and moral compass. I intend to serve the same role for my own children by taking responsibility for my errors and making right any pain I have caused to those I love.”

“I ask the public to please understand the challenges I face in living under constant public scrutiny, even as I am aware that I have at times courted that scrutiny.”

“I am committed to making things right with Kate and especially my children. I ask you to please give me the opportunity to prove myself.”

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# 1

Your ok, Jon. This dirt is coming from Kate who is desperate to stay in the media eye and TLC, Eileen O’neill is a creep.

Those of us who watched the show know the truth. If not for the kids you would have been done with that witch years ago.

slow and steady wins the race, your children adore you so just try to keep calm about it all.

# 2

Here’s an idea Rhonda. Why don’t you date this loser since you think so much of him.

# 3

Everyone deserves a second chance right guys ?

# 4

@Catalina # 2 — LMAO!

This guy needs encouragement, alright. Encouragement to see a shrink, not a spiritual advisor. He needs to invest whatever remains of the money he earned from TLC in some heavy duty psychiatric treatment to reverse his regression to childhood. He seems to be trying to reinvent himself because his “handlers” probably feel if he does so, he can keep himself in the public eye. Both he and Kate need to get real jobs if they want to be taken seriously and raise their kids “normally” (assuming it’s possible at this juncture). He sure seems p’d off that he’d be associated w/ the likes of OctoMom. LOL I think they’d make a great pair! They deserve each other.

# 5

who cares about jon and kate . whatever happen to actual celebrities.

# 6

@ 3# Jake — you bet they do. If they’re genuine. Who can believe this guy’s motives?

# 7

so now he has found god, ok. Firts he tried to act like a teenager, then he tries to be a player, then he acts like a concern father. When none of that worked he finds god. OK, whats gonna happen next? This isnt Jons’ second chance, is like the fifth. He doesnt care about those kids, he only cares about everyone forgiving him so he can do the show again. The show will go on, cause Jon just realized no one will pay not even a dollar to see him at parties, so he needs to squeeze his kids for more money.

# 8

ok jon,we’ll just gonna give you the 2nd chance you’ve ask for!!but don’t you screw up ever!!! and also,#1 Rhonda, stop putting down kate! she’s not the guilty one! jon is!

# 9

Hailey just blubberd and cried for 10 minutes. poor thing he is a mess and should stay alone to figure himself out before he brings that mess into anothe persons life.

Hey d***head Jon your full of **** and everyone will see what a freakin liar you are!!! Oh wait! You already did that didn’t you! When you took all that money and said you only took your pay check!! DON”T believe you and NEVER will!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What an ass, he didn’t write that press release, he doesn’t even know how to spell most of those words.

well now that he has hired a P R writer, let jon live up to the words.

ew. what’s with his tie?

He has been “nuts” for a long time, not just the past couple of months. Every time he does something stupid he appologizes and says he is going to “change”, then afew weeks later after he calms down some, he does somthing stupid again. He keeps doing this month after month. When he was with Kate he seemed somewhat charming and learning how to handle his new found fame and watching him with the kids was so endearing. We all felt for him when Kate would give him such a hard time. Now that they have been apart, he just doesn’t know how to act like an adult and take care of himself! It scares me to think he is caring for the kids correctly when Kate isn’t around. Hopefully they are at the age where they don’t get into things that can be dangerous. What Jon needs to do, is get out of the limelight and find a real job to take care of his children. When he was house shopping, he should have got a small house near the house he shares with Kate and be in his childrens lives while finding a local job. America just really doesn’t like him now so he needs to have a second plan on how he is going to make a living to help raise his children.

@AJ: distracts from his large figure.

Margaret Thatcher @ 10/29/2009 at 11:12 pm

Everybody chill. Give the guy a break. My father divorced my mom when we were young and proceeded then go and get married and divorced 7 other times, that we know of. Some people are bad with relationships. Some people are bad with maturity. Jon, like my own father did, seems to think religion will be the answer for him, and I tend to agree. At least the religion aspect will help to keep somewhat in check all the other disasters he will create.

I dont hate my dad for being a lost cause. He’s my dad. This guy’s kids will still love him in spite of how many times they will roll their eyes on behalf of him over the years. At least he has them so as to remember to not completely self-combust one day.

wait im confused, is saying he wants to get back together with kate to fix things??

He is disgusting, but so is Kate. Exploiting their children for financial gain and publicity. Those two don’t deserve to have any kids much less 8.

Right, Jon. I am not stupid. I don’t buy it. You’re just trying to get in Kate’s good graces again. NOT GONNA HAPPEN! GO away Jon. No one cares!

The dude realizes financially he’s up crap creek without a paddle now that he’s put a stop to the kids filming on TLC. I feel the show will go on. He’ll relent and allow them to film. He’ll get a paycheck from it, they are his kids also. As far as what he says about making things right, time will tell. Don’t know that I really believe him at this point.

What a phoney fake creep. Anyone who buys this stuff is just as stupid as the girls he dates.

@Margaret Thatcher: Well Jon is not my dad so I dont have to like him, dont hate him though I would be wasting my time

@tara: yes the show will go on cause he never cared about those kids, he was just pissed off his names was being dropped from the tittle

@rhonda: I agree with rhonda. I think Jon went wild after being w/that witch all these yrs. I believe he is trying to change, alot of people go thru something & find help spiritually. Kate on the other hand doesn’t care about any of her mistakes, the kids welfare, how she has practically destroyed another human being Jon & only thinks about me, me, me. They say when you think you do no wrong & never at the end of a day look back & wonder if how you handled something that day was done right & normal then you need psych help because no one is perfect & should even think that! Kate had mentioned in some article that she will not admit she made any mistakes to of caused the problems in the marriage. Instead of her mani’s/pedi’s, suntans etc. she should use some of the money she has hidden in those 11 accts. and get some help.

Any guess on what bone head thing he does tomorrow? This guy is out of control, please for all of us, just go take a seat anywhere and keep yourself still for a week or two.

@Catalina:

I feel badly for him, if Kate were a man she would be charged with abuse.

Jon has royaly screwed up and the only apology is to be down on his knees to Kate and to all the kids and beg them all to agree to let him come back in to the family. He is has lost “THE ONCE IN A LIFETIME” The chance to have a marriage and family with one man and woman and all their kids. and that can never come along again. when he is old he will regret it.for what do we have when we =are old but family. and he has wreaked his for sure………

LMAO…uh,yeah, Jon Gosslin wrote that speech out. LOL, right. *wink wink*…….There should be a disclaimer at the end **written by PR person for Jon Gosselin in the hopes of raising his reputation out of the gutter and making him marketable again**….
Never gonna happen Jon, you can’t change the rat sh*t that you are :)

Blah, blah, blah……. He is still a DOUCHE!!! Jon was Kate’s NINTH child. Watching his behavior these last few months …. without Kate around, just proves this. She deserves saint hood after putting up with this man-child for 10 years.

the attention he got from their reality show brought him into the spotlight. it all went to his head. he now thinks he’s some big, famous, in great demand movie star. he needs to come back down to earth. he makes a fool of himself every time he opens his mouth.

There is a big difference in Jon and Kate in what their future holds. I will start with Kate…. Kate has been the main care giver of the family who as we know can be bit of a control freak, but I give her a lot of credit because it has to be hard to raise 8 children and to be organized as much as she is. It seems as the kids are getting older she has to adjust the “system” that she uses. I really believe she does a wonderful job with the kids and knows what works and doesn’t work in her ability of raising these kids. I am not saying she is perfect, but the kids seem to be very healthy and well behaved. They are thriving young childen. As far as Jon, I really think he does whatever she asks him to do. I don’t really think it comes natural to him, but he does do the best he can when he is around. I think without Kate there to guide him will be a downfall for him. The kids are at the age where they are more independent and that is a plus for Jon and Kate. I really think Jon needs counceling, but I really don’t know how he can find the right person since everyone seems to want something from him. Maybe he could go visit the Dugger family. Just kidding,….. but Jon does need to get his head on straight and think about what his future goals are before it’s too late.

ppffftttt this guys is a scumbag!

After being married to that screaming control freak. . . .getting stuck with eight kids by the time he was something like 29 or 30 maybe younger. . .Man. . .when he finally broke loose he was like a wild monkey out of a cage . Just a crazy loone that finally was taking his long needed break away from Kate and those eight little ATM machines. He hated her nagging he hated those kids never ending crying and he just wanted to forget that whole life and just par-T.
Nobody told him to marry her and have eight kids. . . .but. . . I sure wouldn’t want to be that poor maroon

ok everyone ppl keep on going on about kate being a control freak, she has 8 kids man!!! she has to be a control freak, how else would you organise the lives of yourself and 8 kids, C’MON PPL THINK!!

@jello:

pfft i can’t believe that you believe the act he is putting on, its a joke!

why does anyone feel sorry for this loser?? feel sorry for kate being a single mother of 8!! just cause this scumbag wanted to get his freak on with any ***** that would do him she has to raise 8 kids by herself!!

@nicole: This is the new celebrities, Jon&Kate, Denise Richards, etc. with a chosen few making the mega bucks doing movies this reality TV crap is all we have.

I sure hope Kate doesn’t take this man ho back. I doubt she will, she doesn’t need his drama..

he is scary and looks like a lizard. with eye popping out of his head

@jake: agree this guy has a lots of second chances! if his actions goes with his words then people will give him another chance. 1st let’s see the actions!

So over it @ 10/30/2009 at 8:53 am

@Perri: So i guess you don’t like Brad and Angelina either! Why can’t they learn to balance just like celebrity couples. Brangelina has gone through hard times you can look and see their body language. Yet they keep working through it for themselves and the children. Angelina left her twins at 6 months to film, guess that makes her a bad mother. NOT. Kate has kept her focus on the children and her career while Jon has partied. That is the difference. Jon actions need to back up his words and people will turn. I am happy for Kate for having the chance to fill her dreams. Wish everyone could have their dreams fulfilled.

Jon-your getting horrible advice. Your agent/lawyer need to quit putting out these ridiculous statements and you need to quit talking to the media. You do not have a career in entertainment and that is your doing.

How come nobody talks about the other reality shows like the Duggars, Little People, etc. They aren’t the only ones that have their children in a show. The only difference is that they are getting divorced, newsflash! that’s a fact of life, many marriages break up and move on. They can too. Jon is like a lost puppy, without Kate telling him what to do and keep him in check. Hailey needs to go back to college and forget this guy.

@bev:

No, there is no way they will ever get back together. I think what Jon refers to is that he wants to be civil with Kate in raising the kids and quit fighting so much. Their marriage is over for both of them, too much has happened. I still think Jon resents Kate for everything, and I think Kate realizes Jon is not the same person that she fell in love with years ago.

With each passing day it becomes more obvious what that mom was dealing with. What you see now is what that family used to have to deal with daily before he left to go screw college girls. He is not now, nor has he ever been, stable.

kim wang ho @ 10/30/2009 at 11:22 am

kate only thinks of herself and her skunk hair and will she look on TV despite all her ugliness in full glory.

this witch should be jailed for abusing and using her kids for money!

Susie Smith @ 10/30/2009 at 11:42 am

This guy is a real piece of work. The only reason he is even making statements like this is because he is going to end up owing someone, something. Now that everyone is coming down on his stupid, selfish, lifestyle and everyone wants him to GET HIS, he feels he needs to re-claim himself. What a jack-hole. I can’t even imagine being in a relationship of any kind with this dumbo. What happened to his statement about getting a 9-5 job, etc. He is using this, not Kate. What a complete JERK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jon needs to be committed, but not to his LYING, to a MENTAL HOSPITAL!!!! This man has shown the only loyalty he has is to his cigs, drinking, and womanizing. This is another stunt. NOT buying it Jon.

I’m guessing that most of the people on here dissing Jon are man-hating shrews who worship the shrew of a wife that he’s had to put up with all these years. It’s not uncommon for a guy in his position to go a little wild after getting away from an emasculating ****-ry girl like Kate. I don’t blame her for all their problems, because there are always two sides to every story. It is ridiculous as well to throw all the blame onto him, though not unexpected considering that their audience consists mostly of unintelligent women who sit on their **** eating bon-bons and drinking diet soda. Lemme give all you Jon-haters a little hint—it’s not the dress that makes you look fat, it’s the FAT that makes you look fat, Miss Piggy.

BTW, just a little advice for people like Susie Smith and Jan—the only time you should open your mouth is when your man tells you to—and then you should swallow when you’re done.

rhonda is CORRECT @ 10/30/2009 at 3:12 pm

Rhonda is correct. Just watch the shows… they don’t lie. Jon is being thrown to the wolves so that Kate could be painted as the ideal. Give me a break… just watch the show. She is what she ish.

Now that he has to make his own living, and is no longer marketable, his PR people are trying a last ditch approach…
Yuck!

@Catalina:

Ohhh, good one! Love it!

@Rose:

I don’t think he ever lost God, I just feel someone has helped him realise, ast least I hope so, that what he’s been doing is just horrible for his children and himself. If he’s sincere, then I hope he gets his act together for his childrens sake.

@rhonda: kate never hit jon and jon was just as abusive toward kate but underhanded! if kate didn’t have those children best interest they would be around paryting, smoking pot, drinking, booty calls and no telling what else. kate lost her 20′s just like jon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I knew Jon’s romantic trysts would come back to bite his butt sooner or later. People like him don’t think about it when their little “head” is talking. Nice apology after he embarrassed his entire family. Good going, Jonny boy. I think he will try to reconcile with Kate at some time. That’s what I’m predicting right now. He’s been so angry and intent to let the world know how badly he hates Kate that I think he must still care for her. I bet that young girl he’s seeing had something to do with his anger. She probably babied him and told him that she was a better woman who would treat him the way he should be treated. Men always fall for that. Also the freedom he had was fun for a time. He got some great rolls in the hay out of it after being chained down to Kate for nearly 10 years. Ten years and eight kids is not easy to walk away from. I think when life gets really tough for him, he will want Kate back because she’s strong and she still has feelings for him and he knows it. He’s probably going to need her one day.

He is such a good father. Stay strong Jon! – firemendating.com

what a fat ass, why would anyone want that???

@hahahaha:

Sorry, but I don’t think Kate would take him back after all this? Too much has happened. It’s bad enough that he has had all these girls, spending sprees, traveling here and there with Hailey. Taking the money out of their joint account. He is smoking and who knows if he is doing drugs, he told a reporter ( I think Matt Lauer) that he despised her. It’s bad enough to have marital problems in private, but with these two, they have their “issues” all over everywhere, TV, magazine, papers, and even here on the internet. I don’t think he wants to be back with her, nor would she take him back after all he has pulled. Hopefully they can be civil one day to each other for their kids sake.

Lisa2, yea I agree that a lot has happened, but I think that at this point, Kate would take Jon back. I dont think he really hates her at all. He’s trying to hate her and seem like he doesn’t need her, that he can make it will without her. Kates feelings for Jon are also not dead yet. She probably still wears that wedding ring. Also, I think Kate partially feels guilty and responsible for how Jon has been acting. She knows she allowed herself to become too bogged down with motherhood. The responsibilities are tremendous, but Jon and Kate forgot how to stay connected and be playful. They should schedule regular time together for romance. You know Jon wanted that. It’s really important to men or they become resentful. If Jon returns to Kate and she takes him back, she will be kinder to him. She’s heard what all the people are saying about her being controlling, mean to him, bossy etc. The two of them probably need to start again from scratch, learning how to communicate in a better, healthier way with each other. They’d need some kind of marriage counseling for sure to get back on track.

@hahahaha:

I just don’t think that will happen. Kate knows she has been hard on Jon, but from his actions in the last few months, I kind of think he may deserve some of it. I know she can be cruel to him, but I have also seen him get nasty back with her as well. I think she knows she is a control freak and I realy don’t think that would ever change. In Jon’s case, I think he needs that type of partner in his life because he is passive. Kate probably didn’t need to be so harsh, but when raising so many kids it has to be hard to do what I think is about 80% on her own as the main caretaker. As far as her wearing her wedding rings, I think on an episode after they split up, she said she was wearing the rings for the kids. I don’t think Kate loves Jon, but I don’t think she is “in love” with him. She has said that she is lonely, but is she lonely because she has to raise these kids on her own, or is she lonely because she misses “Jon”. Obviously we are not in her shoes, but it would be so hard to forgive and forget everything he has said and done whether he meant them at the time or not..

Kate recently made a comment that maybe one day she will answer the phone and the “old Jon” will be on the line. I think she’s still hopeful for her marriage. I think she’s wearing her rings because she doesn’t accept that her marriage is done. In other words, I don’t see how her rings would affect her kids so much. Isn’t their daddy being away and being seen with other women much worse?

I think Jon “thought” he meant the terrible things he said and did at the time he said and did them. Like I said, his little “head” got in the way. He probably got fooled, thinking he was some kind of celebrity who will always be adored. And he was probably h0rny as heck and couldn’t wait to sleep with other women. No more sneaking around Kate like we know he has in the past, but telling himself he was now free and could legitimately sleep with some kinky women. But all good things usually come to an end. When reality settles in, what matters is our relationships. That’s 10 yrs he’d be throwing away. He’ll be residing in another place, away from all those little adorable faces. He’ll miss out on some of the most important stages of his kids’ lives. Lackadaisical, laid-back men like Jon rarely depart from their families. He doesn’t possess a lot of gumption and strength. I doubt he is the ambitious type. Kate is ambitious. She is organized and determined. She took a chance and ended up with a lot of children, and she is not the type to turn her back on that. She accepts her responsibilities well. That is admirable in a partner. She’s probably like Jon’s security blanket. I think with Jon being so opposite, after he cools down a bit, he’s going to realize that they are a family and the cost of losing his family is too much to bear.

It will be interesting to see what the outcome is. I’m really watching as these things unfold with Jon and Kate.

Jon let me fill you in on something—–having a jewish lawyer and a jewish girlfriend and then meeting with a rabbi do NOT make you Jewish—you are an Idiot!

@hahahaha:

I think you are optomistic, but I really don’t know if I see the outcome like you do. I sort of think Jon will want to go back to Kate so she can take care of him too. I think he has come to realize that if he wants to live in the way he now has become accustom to, he will need to be with her since she has the drive that he doesn’t. So, in other words, if will have to stand back and let her continue to treat him anyway she sees fit at that moment. I am not saying that I am against Jon and that he deserved the treatment Kate gave him, I just don’t think either one will change. I think that their marriage became more of a “partnership” than a loving marriage between the two of them. I am sure having as many kids as they do, doesn’t help in the romance deptartment, but I think they both arent the same people they were when they first fell in love and married. In their case, I don’t see Jon wanting to be with Kate and he is so resentful towards her. In Kates defense, I think her pride would never forgive him of all his actions. If I were Kate, I don’t know if I could ever trust him. I would never know what he says is the truth or if he is having one of his “mantrams” as Hailey calls them. I guess the ball is in her court now and we will see what she says on the next show on Monday.

I think the guy has post traumatic stress syndrome from being married to Kate! He got free and kinda of lost his mind.

I like that word — “MANTRUM.” Appropriate for any man throwing a hissy fit.

Jon was trapped in a loveless marriage. He felt like a caged animal. now that he is free to roam, he can’t conrol himself. But the best part is that he is free from Kate, and you know that makes him feel good.

christine @ 10/31/2009 at 9:46 pm

ok, i just read ’bout dad lohan against him, as well as, amongst EVERY1 else and he is starting 2make me sick. Either he’s a dufus or he needs2 smarten up!
KNEW KOREANS WERE DUMB AS TISH!

Jon is a **** and Kate is a witch. If they had a brain they would send out one last statement and completely cut off contact with the media. They seem to care what other people think way too much.

Shmuley Boteach is a rabbi but he used to have a show on TLC where he drove across the US in a trailer helping families. He helped anyone of any religion as long as they are accepting of it. I am not Jewish and I am not religious but Shmuley was a very smart and kind man and had a lot of good points when he helped people. I think he is just talking to Shmuley and asking for help. I do not think he is saying he is Jewish.

Personally I disagree with their lives and their choice to implant SIX embryos knowing that they could all end up fertilized was ignorant. They already had twins through in vitro so there was no reason to implant six embryos. I disagree with in-vitro and medically assisted pregnancy so I am biased against them in the first place….. I do not understand why people cannot just adopt. If you can’t get pregnant it is probably for a reason. Sigh. Go ahead and troll me. It is my opinion nothing more.

OOH that is funny the site changed t urd to ****

Yep he is an jerk! Hate him! He is the lier! Grow the frick up! Sorry but I just hate him, I see and I hear and I have watched the shows and interviews and I can see that Kate is not an angel but if he had grown up at all in the years of the marriage then they would have been fine, see when you have kids you grow up I saw that Kate did but Jon well what are you 2 now! To the girls who date him, you should know that what he did to Kate he will do to you! Rent the seasons cause your next!

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