Jon Gosselin Slams Ex Kate’s ‘Cruel’ and ‘False’ Claims About Collin

Jon Gosselin Slams Ex Kate Gosselin’s 'False Accusations' About Son Collin to 'Justify' Her Behavior

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Hours after Kate Gosselin broke her silence following son Collin‘s claims that she had him institutionalized to hide her alleged abuse, her ex-husband, Jon Gosselin, has spoken out.

“Kate posting merciless false accusations concerning Collin appears to be simply one other means for her to justify her inexcusable horrific previous habits towards him,” a rep for Jon, 46, informed The U.S. Solar on Friday, July 21. “Real love for a kid wouldn’t embrace a mom attacking their son to the general public. … Don’t forget {that a} decide awarded sole authorized and bodily custody of Collin to his father.”

Jon — who acquired custody of Collin and Hannah, each now 19, in 2018 after they moved into his house — additional famous that Collin wanted to be “cleared by the Marines with a full background test together with psychological, bodily, and medical clearance” earlier than enlisting within the armed forces. The assertion concluded, “The federal government’s full diagnoses clearly displays the reality.”

Kate, 48, informed Folks hours earlier on Friday that she felt “backed right into a nook and left with no selection” however to deal with Jon and Collin’s allegations. The Kate Plus 8 alum — who shares sextuplets Collin, Hannah, Alexis, Aaden, Leah and Joel in addition to twins Mady and Cara, each 22, with Jon — claimed that Collin acquired “a number of psychiatric diagnoses” through the years and she or he admitted him at a therapy facility in 2016 after a number of alleged “assaults/outbursts” following a psychiatrist’s suggestion.

“Collin’s distorted notion of actuality is among the many points that he has at all times struggled with,” Kate claimed to the outlet. “All parent-child relationships are advanced, however when psychological sickness is concerned, it’s extremely difficult and painful, not to mention simple for others on the surface to know.”

Jon Gosselin Slams Ex Kate Gosselin’s 'False Accusations' About Son Collin to 'Justify' Her Behavior

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Whereas Kate famous that she nonetheless loves Collin with “all my coronary heart,” she insisted that he stays a “very troubled younger man” and “continues to wish lots of assist.” She concluded: “His brothers and sisters and I’ve not been straight concerned in his life attributable to his historical past of unpredictable habits and violent tendencies in direction of us.”

Jon, Hannah and Collin went public with their allegations in opposition to Kate throughout the Wednesday, July 19, episode of Vice’s Darkish Facet of the 2000s. Throughout his interview, Collin alleged that his mom was “abusive” in direction of him, which was the first cause that he was despatched to the Fairmont Behavioral Well being Institute.

Jon, for his half, additional claimed that he had no concept the place Collin was on the time, since Kate had full custody of all the children.

Whereas Jon and Collin have since denied that the 19-year-old is violent, Mady accused him of bodily threatening her and “each member of my instant household” as just lately as “final 12 months.”

“I’ll by no means permit somebody who has exhibited hateful and even violent habits in direction of others primarily based of their racial identification, gender identification, or spiritual beliefs to be in my life,” Mady wrote by way of her Instagram Story on Wednesday. “For me, there isn’t a additional dialog available about rebuilding relationships with anybody in my life after reaching the purpose of bodily violence and hate speech. I can not converse any additional on why Collin has performed this stuff, simply that I’ve witnessed them.”

Kate additional informed Folks that she supported Mady’s choice to share her story publicly, calling it a “fully correct” account of occasions. “I deeply recognize her bravery in doing so,” the TLC matriarch added. “That is all I’ve to say on the matter and I can’t be discussing this topic any additional presently.”