Four is fine too. Because while the reality star is definitely ready to find a new man—nearly a decade after filing for divorce from ex-husband Jon—she can't stomach the idea of dating like an ordinary person. Not when her life these days is so, well, extraordinary. But as their ratings soared—a record 4. Then, Us Weekly alleged he was having an affair with a grade-school teacher named Deanna Hummel.
By the time Kate filed for divorce June 22, their split was so acrimonious, even their statements to the media—normally polished by publicists and filled with loving platitudes—were openly hostile. After Kate said Jon's "activities" left her with left her with "no choice but to file legal procedures in order to protect myself and our children," he responded, "I have always done everything I can to protect our family.
Who would win the media war and emerge from the divorce most beloved by fans? After all, Jon followed up his fling with Hummel Us reported they met at local bar Chill Lounge when he sent over a shot by jumping into a relationship with the college-aged daughter of Kate's tummy tuck doctor. And even before he split from Kate, he told the May issue of Ladies' Home Journal, "I always thought I'd be, like, years-old and marry a year-old or something.
I don't blame him for having an affair. Kate labeled the reports "disgusting, unthinkable, unfathomable," but Jon still managed to fan the flames. And then there's some other guy traveling with my wife. It wasn't just that Jon was partying in Vegas, hanging out with the likes of Kevin Federline and Michael Lohan and bragging to associates he could walk up to P.
Diddy in a club with a casual, "What's up, Sean? After Hummel who never confirmed their romance , there was Star reporter Kate Major, who would go on to marry Michael Lohan, and year-old Hailey Glassman, the aforementioned daughter of a plastic surgeon. But none of them shocked quite as much as Stephanie Santoro.
The year-old former waitress, who spent one month as the kids' nanny, sold her story to In Touch. Under a headline blaring "Nanny Admits Affair with Jon! One time, when they were in the backyard hot tub, "I was scared one of the kids was going to pop their heads out," she alleged, "but he told me to relax.
But Jon still found ways to log camera time. The reality vet, who's said he never wanted to be sign on to the show, appeared on Larry King Live Oct.
They love our crew, they love the interaction, they love the events. There is nothing harmful about it. In , Kate attempted a new routine. With long extensions replacing her much maligned, gravity defying 'do, she stumbled her way through a stint on Dancing With the Stars. In , she appeared on an episode of Celebrity Wife Swap and two years later she followed that up with The Celebrity Apprentice.
In between, the four-time author would shoot sporadic seasons of Kate Plus 8 where she would tour Australia and New Zealand with her brood, take them to space camp and even attempt blind dating. ABC Off-camera, she revived old rumors when onlookers claimed to have spied her and Neild holding hands at a Demi Lovato concert. Gotta b in a relationship in order 2 'break up'!
He ended his tempestuous romance with Glassman in after they fought mid-interview on Entertainment Tonight and linked up with aspiring law student Morgan Christie during a snowboarding vacation in Park City, Utah. A romance with Liz Jannetta followed, but fizzled after he likened her to Kate during a appearance on VH1's Couples Therapy and then they both admitted to cheating on each other. Later that year, he met—and quickly moved in with—his current girlfriend, registered nurse and mom of two Colleen Conrad.
He installed solar panels for Green Pointe Energy, worked as an I. While he didn't strip, he did perform a few clothed lap dances explaining to E! News , "I wanted to give myself the best 40th birthday present ever. His relationship with Kate had been reduced to "text and email" he told Entertainment Tonight. I buy their own groceries.
They have their own groceries at my house, their own bedrooms, their own stuff. I don't physically see her. Jon grumbles he doesn't get enough time with their brood, Kate responds that if that's the case it's because they don't want to see him. It's best for the kids. Twitter "It was not even really a choice. It was on the advice of his doctors and it had to happen," Kate said.
And I'll go to the ends of the earth for the best for each one of them. This is the best thing to do for him right now, and so that comforts me. I don't really pay attention to be honest. Just last August Jon called police to Wyomissing, Pennsylvania's ROG Orthodontics after he and Kate launched into a verbal altercation over which parent one of their year-old daughters would go home with.
And Jon, who filed for custody of Hannah in because, says a source, "She is unhappy and uncomfortable in the house with Kate," insists he's not done battling for his kids. News that Jon is making an effort to "do what is right," his attorney Kristen Doleva-Lecher said last year, "It should be known Jon has been aggressively and relentlessly fighting for his kids.
Back in , year-old twins Mady and Cara revealed they're not on speaking terms with Jon. I'm going to be learning to drive, taking the PSATs, thinking about college. So much is going on in my life. And the last thing I have time for is a toxic relationship.
Noting some women make the mistake of settling and "being with the first person that comes along," she has said, "This time around, I have to be extra choosy.