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Jon and Kate Plus 8 Pay Late? Money Shenanigans Hit TV Reality Stars.

Well divorce and separation has reared it’s ugly head again and disrupted the finances of separating parents Jon and Kate Gosselin.

In a recent interview on the Today Show, Kate Gosselin talk about how she can’t pay the bills.

“[Jon] took $230,000 of the $231,000 we had,” Kate told Meredith Vieira on TODAY in New York Monday morning. “I have a stack of bills. The last thing I wanted was to do this show and end up not being able to pay our bills.”

And there it is, when you least expect it, the pain of debt and financial struggle. I don’t care if Kate had $231,000 in a bank account. Out of money is out of money. They pain and stress are still real. Now that’s reality television.

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  • I don’t know that I can bash Kate, being that she is now a single mom with 8 kids to care for. She was a bitch to Jon and I can understand him wanting out (yes, Jon is a jerk), but really, they shouldn’t do this all in public.
    I think it would be great to have a TV show pay for my living expenses in exchange for filming my big household, but I don’t think they do shows like that for the average middle-class American. It’s always in California or they have some other connections. The Duggars family is another one. Those kids just can’t be that well behaved all the time. It wouldn’t surprise me if we found out some very dark secret about that family in ten years when one of the kids write a book…

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