Looking for a means to assist. Jon Gosselin took his newest feud with Kate Gosselin public as a result of he thinks it is likely to be the solely option to help their youngsters after she allegedly spent their cash.
“Jon’s hope is that by going public with this, it’ll help his children get their money back,” a supply completely tells Us Weekly. “It’s going to help her see that these children shouldn’t have had their money taken, and it’s going to show the other children that their money’s been taking. If they didn’t know before, they know now.”
The patriarch, 45, claimed on Thursday, August 18, that his ex-wife, from whom he break up in 2009, pulled cash out of their youngsters’s accounts.
“It’s disgusting and it’s morally wrong,” the Jon & Kate Plus Eight alum told The Sun. “Parents are not supposed to withdraw any money from these accounts without permission and without drawing up paperwork that they will pay it back — but she has produced no paperwork and no payments have been made. You can’t just live off your kids’ money.”
He continued, “It makes me feel disgusted. She has been on TV telling the world she has saved her children’s money when she’s actually been stealing from them — she’s a hypocrite.”
Jon and Kate, now 47, wed in 1999 earlier than welcoming twins Mady and Cara, now 21, in 2000. Four years later, Kate gave beginning to the pair’s set of sextuplets: Alexis, Collin, Joel, Hannah, Leah and Aaden, now 18.
A decade after their break up, the pair returned to court docket in 2019 over a dispute about their youngsters’s earnings from public appearances and promotional actions. In sealed paperwork considered by The Sun, Kate reportedly admitted to the choose that she made two $50,000 withdrawals with a view to “survive” and canopy her household’s each day bills.
The courtroom confrontation didn’t finish with Kate replenishing the financial institution accounts she allegedly withdrew from, a lot to Jon’s dismay. He’s reached the finish of the authorized steps he can take since his youngsters are of age.
“Jon will not go after Kate and battle her because he legally can’t. But he tried,” the insider completely tells Us, including that the youngsters are unlikely to sue their mother. “They’re living in the same house as her — they wouldn’t cross that line.”
The supply continues: “Jon wants to protect his children, but at this point it’s very difficult for him to do that because they’re now adults. His state of mind is ‘If I don’t fight for these kids, who will?’… It’s been very difficult. He’s spent a lot of money in court.”
Jon, who earns a dwelling at an IT job in addition to DJ gigs, wished their actuality TV days to assist the youngsters have a monetary security internet. “Jon did everything he could so the kids didn’t have to work towards the end of their marriage. He wanted the children to have a normal life,” the insider emphasizes. “He and Kate wanted to make sure the kids were taken care of, so they set up this account to make sure they had money for college. They were supposed to get the money when they turned 18.”
The exes now not communicate, the supply tells Us, explaining that they solely talk by way of their authorized groups.
With reporting by Diana Cooper