Papa Gosselin gets dinged for $180,000 in court—part of the money he took out of the bank without Kate's permission. Pricey mistake.
Kate gabs to Today and Jon talks to Larry King Live and The Insider to sound off on rumors of money being taken from joint bank accounts, continuing to allow the kids to appear on TV and all sorts of other pressing issues riveting the nation.
The arguments and divorce dramz heat up just in time for twins Mady and Cara's ninth birthday. Something tells us that that cake doesn't taste as sweet as it looks, but at least the girls are able to blow out the candles with both parents.
Jon handles the drama by getting proactive and taking in a Dodgers game, eating a nice meal and making a bunch of milk shakes.
Kate lands a two-day stint guest-cohosting The View to prepare her for a full-time gig on a potential new chatfest with Paula Deen.
Kate makes a very brief yet very dramatic appearance at Stars Stripes & Skates, an ice skating show benefiting the Heritage Foundation of 9/11. Her backstage antics lead show runners to deem her a "diva."
Jon sure likes the ladies of the flaxen-haired variety. He may have brought Mom to his paid gig at the Wet Republic party in Las Vegas, but he gabbed with an entirely different breed later that evening.
The matriarch is rumored to have hooked up with bodyguard Steve Neild, but this one's hard to believe, given that he and his wife and kids joined her for a pool party at the end of the summer.
The morning after Jon and Kate have a dramatic fight, he's spotted at his home alongside 23-year-old babysitter—and alleged fling—Stephanie Santoro.
An argument between Jon and Kate outside their Pennsylvania home gets so heated, police are called to the scene. Kate eventually leaves the property and heads to a local hotel.
Nearly two months after she and Jon separate—and right around the time TLC airs new eps of their show—Kate visits talk shows Regis and Kelly and Today to finally tell her side of the story.
Supposedly still swinging with Hailey Glassman, Jon mixes business with pleasure as he turns an interview with Star reporter Kate Major into a hot date and whirlwind weekend romance.
Kate Major introduces the octodad to Michael Lohan, and the new dazzling duo hatch a plan for a Divorced Dads reality show venture. They might even try to get Kevin Federline in on it!
Kate takes the twins, Cara and Mady, to check out some boys of their own—the Jonas Brothers, to be exact.
Their separate lives officially begin when Jon makes things public with 22-year-old gal-pal Hailey Glassman. He mixes business with pleasure and brings her to meet with Ed Hardy designer Christian Audigier in the French Riviera paradise.
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