Jon Gosselin probably thought his life would improve after divorcing Kate Gosselin, but unfortunately things have gone from bad to worse for the former reality star. While his ex-wife lives it up in a million-dollar home promoting coupons, it seems the former Jon & Kate Plus 8 star is so flat broke he is forced to choose between child support and rent!
“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,” Jonconfesses to Star. Jon reportedly owes about $3600 in back child support.
Just two weeks after announcing his decision to take his ex-wifeKate Gosselin back to court in an attempt to gain primary custody of his eight children, comes news that Jon Gosselinhas now fired his attorney Anthony List.
It all started two weeks ago when Jon and his attorney claimed Kate was an “absentee parent” due to her decision to appear on Dancing With The Stars. Jon then filed papers to try to gain custody of his kids, and also requesting a reduction on his reported $22,000 a month child support payments.
Jon has now had a change of heart and claims he wants to work this out with Kate. He twittered the following, “Kate, her attorneys and I are moving forward to work out things privately and amicably.” He continued, “Mr. Anthony List Sr., Esq., is not my representing attorney; I terminated him on April 15, 2010. He has no legal right to speak to the press or anyone on my behalf.”
UsWeekly is also reporting that Jon, 33, is strapped for cash and looking to sell his BMW, which he purchased last year for $30,000. “Jon is selling his BMW to raise cash until he gets a job,” says a source. “He’s hoping to get $25,000 for it.”
The source also added that Jon wants badly to be back on TV. “He has been lobbying TLC to get a show of his own,” the insider says. (Kate’s new show – Twist of Kate debuts this summer.) “It’s killing him that Kate is having all of this success.”
In other Kate news, UsWeekly reports that Kate’s recent elimination from DWTS isn’t resulting in her spending more time with her kids. According to US, Kate returned home on Thursday with her eight children, only staying home for 20 minutes, before taking off in a limo with her bodyguard.
Where was she headed? Apparently, she was headed to NYC to appear on Live with Regis and Kelly Friday.