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Jon Gosselin calls ex-wife Kate a ‘poor parent’ for ‘alienating’ him from six of his eight children

Jon & Kate Plus 8 alum Jon Gosselin had a savage response when Entertainment Tonight’s Kevin Frazier said his ex-wife Kate Gosselin was once ‘one of the most recognizable women in the country.’

‘She also became one of the most hated,’ the 45-year-old DJ scoffed. ‘She’s the Karen.’

At that, the estranged couple’s 18-year-old daughter Hannah involuntarily let out a stunned chuckle.

Reality TV heyday: Jon & Kate Plus 8 alum Jon Gosselin had a savage response when Entertainment Tonight’s Kevin Frazier said his ex-wife Kate Gosselin was once ‘one of the most recognizable women in the country’ 

The 45-year-old DJ scoffed: 'She also became one of the most hated. She's the Karen'

The 45-year-old DJ scoffed: ‘She also became one of the most hated. She’s the Karen’

Jon continued: ‘She is the Karen meme, like, hello!’

A Karen is defined as a ‘pejorative slang term for an obnoxious, angry, entitled, and often racist middle-aged white woman, who uses her privilege to get her way or police other people’s behaviors.’

Even the 47-year-old nurse’s former signature hairdo – a reverse mullet of blonde spiky hair – inspired Halloween costumes for people wanting to look like they’re ‘asking for the manager.’

The Gosselins only communicate through their attorneys following the end of their acrimonious decade-long marriage in 2009.

At that, the estranged couple's 18-year-old daughter Hannah involuntarily let out a stunned chuckle

She tried to keep a straight face but failed

Oh snap! At that, the estranged couple’s 18-year-old daughter Hannah involuntarily let out a stunned chuckle

Jon continued: 'She is the Karen meme, like, hello!'

Jon continued: ‘She is the Karen meme, like, hello!’

'Come over here!' A Karen is defined as a 'pejorative slang term for an obnoxious, angry, entitled, and often racist middle-aged white woman, who uses her privilege to get her way or police other people's behaviors'

‘Come over here!’ A Karen is defined as a ‘pejorative slang term for an obnoxious, angry, entitled, and often racist middle-aged white woman, who uses her privilege to get her way or police other people’s behaviors’

Even the 47-year-old nurse's former signature hairdo - a reverse mullet of blonde spiky hair - inspired Halloween costumes for people wanting to look like they're 'asking for the manager'

Even the 47-year-old nurse’s former signature hairdo – a reverse mullet of blonde spiky hair – inspired Halloween costumes for people wanting to look like they’re ‘asking for the manager’

And while both of them denied having affairs at the time, the half-Korean musician claimed Kate did leave him for someone who ‘worked closely with his family on the series.’

‘I wanted to leave the show, and she wanted to continue on the show,’ he explained.

‘I felt like she wanted to be this big, big star on TV and continue on and use the kids to film and create this enterprise. I felt that if you wanted to do TV, you should just kept doing TV on your own and let them be kids. We just had a difference of opinion.’

Jon & Kate Plus 8 aired for five seasons on TLC spanning 2007-2010, once reportedly amassing 10.6M viewers in 2009.

Happier times? The Gosselins only communicate through their attorneys following the end of their acrimonious decade-long marriage in 2009

Happier times? The Gosselins only communicate through their attorneys following the end of their acrimonious decade-long marriage in 2009

'I wanted to leave the show, and she wanted to continue on the show': And while both of them denied having affairs at the time, the half-Korean musician claimed Kate did leave him for someone who 'worked closely with his family on the series'

‘I wanted to leave the show, and she wanted to continue on the show’: And while both of them denied having affairs at the time, the half-Korean musician claimed Kate did leave him for someone who ‘worked closely with his family on the series’

'She wanted to be this big, big star': Jon & Kate Plus 8 aired for five seasons on TLC spanning 2007-2010, once reportedly amassing 10.6M viewers in 2009

‘She wanted to be this big, big star’: Jon & Kate Plus 8 aired for five seasons on TLC spanning 2007-2010, once reportedly amassing 10.6M viewers in 2009

Jon was granted full custody of Hannah in 2016 followed by their son Collin in 2018, and they currently live with him in Reading, PA.

‘I’ve always been closer with my dad and we’ve always had a strong good relationship,’ Hannah told ET.

‘It’s a lot, growing up in a very busy household with lots of kids. And there’s not really a one-on-one relationship, for attention, that you have with your parent. I felt like my dad gave me that attention and a feeling like I had a good solid relationship with a parent.’

The former child star added: ‘It was a difficult decision leaving my siblings I did not want to be separated from them or even, like, live in a different household than them. But I just feel like there was unfair treatment in my mom’s house and I just wanted to live with my dad.’

'I've always been closer with my dad': Jon was granted full custody of Hannah in 2016 followed by their son Collin in 2018, and they currently live with him in Reading, PA (pictured on August 25)

‘I’ve always been closer with my dad’: Jon was granted full custody of Hannah in 2016 followed by their son Collin in 2018, and they currently live with him in Reading, PA (pictured on August 25) 

Hannah told ET: 'It was a difficult decision leaving my siblings I did not want to be separated from them or even, like, live in a different household than them. But I just feel like there was unfair treatment in my mom's house and I just wanted to live with my dad'

Hannah told ET: ‘It was a difficult decision leaving my siblings I did not want to be separated from them or even, like, live in a different household than them. But I just feel like there was unfair treatment in my mom’s house and I just wanted to live with my dad’ 

2019 family portrait: Gosselin remains estranged from his other 18-year-old children - Aaden, Alexis, Joel, and Leah - in North Carolina as well as his 21-year-old daughters Madelyn and Cara attending college in New York

2019 family portrait: Gosselin remains estranged from his other 18-year-old children – Aaden, Alexis, Joel, and Leah – in North Carolina as well as his 21-year-old daughters Madelyn and Cara attending college in New York

Jon noted: 'I feel it's a really poor decision on Kate's part, because she alienated me from those kids. I think it was a poor parenting decision. It would've been much better if she would have been more open with them and explained things better'

Jon noted: ‘I feel it’s a really poor decision on Kate’s part, because she alienated me from those kids. I think it was a poor parenting decision. It would’ve been much better if she would have been more open with them and explained things better’

Gosselin remains estranged from his other 18-year-old children – Aaden, Alexis, Joel, and Leah – in North Carolina as well as his 21-year-old daughters Madelyn and Cara attending college in New York.

‘I feel it’s a really poor decision on Kate’s part, because she alienated me from those kids,’ Jon noted.

‘I think it was a poor parenting decision. It would’ve been much better if she would have been more open with them and explained things better.’

He added: ‘Maybe they will realize what the truth is and what has transpired as maturity steps in. Maybe they’ll go discover the truth or they’ll ask Hannah or ask Collin.’

'I don't know how much it is!' After turning 18 on Tuesday, all of the sextuplets are now able to access the TLC money they earned as kids, and Hannah is 'going to use it to pay for my college'

‘I don’t know how much it is!’ After turning 18 on Tuesday, all of the sextuplets are now able to access the TLC money they earned as kids, and Hannah is ‘going to use it to pay for my college’

All grown up! The aspiring businesswoman celebrated the milestone by glamming up and bringing her four best friends to Miami's Sugar Factory to celebrate the launch of her skincare company, Gosselin Girl Beauty

All grown up! The aspiring businesswoman celebrated the milestone by glamming up and bringing her four best friends to Miami’s Sugar Factory to celebrate the launch of her skincare company, Gosselin Girl Beauty 

'Candles are coming soon!' The eight-product line ranges in price from $9-$58 and includes fruit-forward facial serums and elixirs, bath bombs, and bags

‘Candles are coming soon!’ The eight-product line ranges in price from $9-$58 and includes fruit-forward facial serums and elixirs, bath bombs, and bags

After turning 18 on Tuesday, all of the sextuplets are now able to access the TLC money they earned as kids, and Hannah is ‘going to use it to pay for my college.’

The aspiring businesswoman celebrated the milestone by glamming up and bringing her four best friends to Miami’s Sugar Factory to celebrate the launch of her skincare company, Gosselin Girl Beauty.

The eight-product line ranges in price from $9-$58 and includes fruit-forward facial serums and elixirs, bath bombs, and bags.

Gosselin - who reportedly stopped paying child support in 2012 - exclaimed: 'I am free! Free! Free in the aspect of I have adult children now...Now it's time for me to move on - dating - moving on with my own life. It's like starting over pretty much'

Gosselin – who reportedly stopped paying child support in 2012 – exclaimed: ‘I am free! Free! Free in the aspect of I have adult children now…Now it’s time for me to move on – dating – moving on with my own life. It’s like starting over pretty much’ 

He added: 'There's no more custody court. We're done today. It's over. I call today "emancipation day" - no offense, honey, I love you. It is just a big relief. This weight has been lifted off my shoulder'

He added: ‘There’s no more custody court. We’re done today. It’s over. I call today “emancipation day” – no offense, honey, I love you. It is just a big relief. This weight has been lifted off my shoulder’

'Making history': Career-wise, the former TGI Fridays waiter and IT specialist enlisted The International DJ Casper to produce his upcoming album EI8HT and the first single Voicemail drops on May 20 (pictured November 1)

‘Making history’: Career-wise, the former TGI Fridays waiter and IT specialist enlisted The International DJ Casper to produce his upcoming album EI8HT and the first single Voicemail drops on May 20 (pictured November 1)

‘I am free! Free! Free in the aspect of I have adult children now,’ Gosselin – who reportedly stopped paying child support in 2012 – exclaimed. 

‘There’s no more custody court. We’re done today. It’s over. I call today “emancipation day” – no offense, honey, I love you. It is just a big relief. This weight has been lifted off my shoulder…Now it’s time for me to move on – dating – moving on with my own life. It’s like starting over pretty much.’

Career-wise, the former TGI Fridays waiter and IT specialist enlisted The International DJ Casper to produce his upcoming album EI8HT and the first single Voicemail drops on May 20.

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