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Jon Gosselin -- I'm No Thief

10/6/2009 9:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Call off the lawyers -- Jon Gosselin claims he never took any money from the bank account he shares with Kate.

Jon Gosselin -- I'm No Thief
We just talked to Jon at LAX, where he straight up denied jacking the $230,000 Kate claims is missing from their joint account by saying, "I never took any money."

A judge is still mulling over whether or not Jon violated a court order in his divorce by allegedly making the massive withdrawals without getting Kate's consent first. We expect a decision tomorrow, after a court hearing.

Stay tuned ...

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61.

doctorme    

People who actually watched the show know that Jon was the better parent.... did 1000x more than Kate and actually enjoyed his kids. He quit his job to become a stay-at-home parent because of Kate's request...so she could travel the country as the "working parent."

Both of them are spending too much time in the media and too much money on lawyers.

Enough.

Kate travels constantly, and is rarely home with the kids. She doesn't even seem to like the kids when she is. Jon is out trying to relive his twenties. Both of them had no clue how they'd support six kids when Kate went on Clomid. As a nurse, she should have known better. (Of course, Kate isn't the brightest person... and anybody who undergoes fertility treatments when they haven't even been married one year has questionable medical ethics.)

Stop fighting your divorce in public. Both of you should have a no comment policy--and stick to it. No "I'm taking the high road" and then trashing Jon on TV, Kate. You are both parents to eight kids who love you... and love your spouse. Get out of the media and get back with your family that needs you!

I hope a judge imposes a gag-order on all of the Gosselins and their lawyers... and appoints guardian ad litems for each of the kids.

1660 days ago
62.

He's just another Idiot    

Why are some men so stupid these days? I'm talking about Jon, David Letterman, K-Federline, and Obama. I don't think there is one brain cell between all of them. They all strut around like narcisistic idiots.

1660 days ago
63.

s    

These kids need to be protected from the meltdown of their parents mentally, financially, emotionally and every other aspect you can think of.

-Child Protective Services

-Gag orders on BOTH Jon and Kate and their lawyers and their mouthpieces

-Guardian ad litems for each kid until they are all 18 appointed by the court

-Mandatory emergency co-parenting intervention for Jon and Kate as well as anger and grief management appointed by the court

-Therapy NOW for the kids - No Brainer on This One

-Independent audit of the finances appointed by the court

Independent trustee for the each kids trust fund appointed by the court

No one can be trusted at this point!

WHAT A MESS!!!






1660 days ago
64.

lila    

both jon and kate are both idiots and the 12 kids do not matter cause she is on 1 show (such as today, or the view, and he is on ET or larry king)
both of them (jon and)(or)(kate) dont give a flying *uck about the kids i'm guessing> either or(both) would be home 24/7 like us regular parents
all jon and kate see is money money money>$$$$$$$$$$$
even though jon and kate hate each other

i see him and her on national programs>>dissing each other
who the hell is at home with the 8 kids> the nanny? >>>NICE> not

1660 days ago
65.

leighanne    

Jon is an attention wh*** ... he has been on every entertainment show known to man in the last few days (ET, Insider - way to go, Nancy, Larry King). Can he actually think that anyone believes him??? He wants to be able to talk about things in a civil way with Kate in private but he is whoring himself to any show that will have him... what a douche!!!

1660 days ago
66.

Jon's a grwon man...he did this to himself!    

44. Kate was scheduled to go on the Today Show to talk about Kate Plus 8's new format, her new life as a single mom, and her new show starting in 2010. Jon stopped the new show and took the money BEFORE the interview and of course Today Show has to change the questions. Kate HAD to respond to the new questions DUE to JON'S BEHAVIOR.

Posted at 10:45PM on Oct 6th 2009 by Jan

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Well, stated. I am amazed at the number of people make comments which are based in ignorance. I have read the complaint and well as the agreement. Based on what has been put out there, Jon violated the court order whether it was $22,000 or $230,000.

The agreement had nothing to do with other accounts and the list of things to be paid out of this acct are very specific. It does not list "Jon's salary". It also says that the agreement was set to expire on Sept 30th and the parties were to have another plan in place for the acct by Sept 15th. Jon removed the last bit of money on Sept 29th, per the date on the statement he held up on "The Insider" (it was about the only legible part as they used the statement only as a "hook and did not reveal most of its contents).

Actually, it is an apples and oranges arguement. The original complaint over the weekend was that Kate claimed Jon had taken the entire $230,000 in one withdrawal. By Monday, Kate clarified on "Today" that it was several withdrawals taken between July 10th and Sept 29th. Attached to the legal filing was a letter from the bank verifying Jon's alleged withdrawals. The bank employee even stated she found one add'l withdrawal that Kate had not found. The acct requires a $10,000 minimum so Jon's withdrawals caused the acct to be charged a fee.

Jon's position is that Jon lied because she said he took $230,000 out of the acct, Not the $22,000 he had actually withdraw. The amazing thing is that he feels enititled to raiding this particular acct, despite the arbitration agreement. Actually, I think it was a miscommunication which Kate straightened out on "Today". She did not run to Today with this story. It just happened over the weekend and she was already booked on the show.

I really don't know where the rest of the money is. It is up to Jon's attorney and the court to deal with that separate issue. The issue at hand is Jon's taking money from an acct set up to ensure the taxes, food, clothing, hoausing and household bills were paid. He had no right to that money unless either Kate or the court allowed him to take it, IMO. Guess we'll have to see what the judge says in this case.

1660 days ago
67.

Jon's a grwon man...he did this to himself!    

I needed to edit this for errors. I must be tired...


75. 44. Kate was scheduled to go on the Today Show to talk about Kate Plus 8's new format, her new life as a single mom, and her new show starting in 2010. Jon stopped the new show and took the money BEFORE the interview and of course Today Show has to change the questions. Kate HAD to respond to the new questions DUE to JON'S BEHAVIOR.

Posted at 10:45PM on Oct 6th 2009 by Jan

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Well, stated. I am amazed at the number of people who make comments which are based in ignorance. I have read the complaint as well as the agreement. Based on what has been put out there, Jon violated the court order whether it was $22,000 or $230,000.

The agreement had nothing to do with other accounts or other money. The list of things to be paid out of this acct are very specific. It does NOT list "Jon's salary". It also says that the agreement was set to expire on Sept 30th and the parties were to have another plan in place for the acct by Sept 15th. Jon removed the last bit of money on Sept 29th, per the date on the statement he held up on "The Insider", (it was about the only legible part as they used the statement only as a "hook and did not reveal most of its contents).

Actually, it is an apples and oranges arguement. The original complaint over the weekend was that Kate claimed Jon had taken the entire $230,000 in one withdrawal. By Monday, Kate clarified on "Today" that it was several withdrawals taken between July 10th and Sept 29th. Attached to the legal filing was a letter from the bank verifying Jon's alleged withdrawals. The bank employee even stated she found one add'l withdrawal that Kate had not found. The acct requires a $10,000 minimum so Jon's withdrawals caused the acct to be charged a penalty.

Jon's position is that Kate lied because she said he took $230,000 out of the acct in one transaction, not the $22,000 he had actually withdraw. The amazing thing is that he feels enititled to raiding this particular acct, despite the arbitration agreement. Actually, I think it was a miscommunication which Kate straightened out on "Today". She did not run to Today with this story. It just happened over the weekend and she was already booked on the show.

I really don't know where the rest of the money is. It is up to Jon's attorney and the court to deal with that separate issue. The issue at hand is Jon's taking money from an acct set up to ensure the taxes, food, clothing, housing, and household bills were paid. He had no right to that money unless either Kate or the court allowed him to take it, IMO. Guess we'll have to see what the judge says in this case.



Posted at 3:35AM on Oct 7th 2009 by Apples and Oranges...



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1660 days ago
68.

skippyqsb    

Jon's an ass, Kate's a bitch.
I can't believe anyone takes either's side.
He can't make up his mind whether he took any money... First his lawyer said he took "his half", then Jon said he only took about 20,000, now he say he didn't take any.
Kate cries that he took everything and left her with no money to pay the bills. BUT she had money to go to NYC to several days to do interviews stating she doesn't have money to pay the bills.
I also like how she repeatedly pats herself on the back stating SHE set up accounts for the children and that money is safe.
Hmmm... interesting... guess we now know where the money went. I wonder when the kids accounts were set up, and who is listed as administrator.

1660 days ago
69.

Al    

Well, I guess pleading to stop putting Jon on here is a waste of time..but as viewers, lets bad TMZ until they stop.

I am so sick of them, really. Jon is such a loser, quite giving the attention whore just what he wants.

1660 days ago
70.

Christy    

Did anyone notice that Jon's bald spot is missing? Spray on hair maybe?

1660 days ago
71.

mmc    

Even though I have been annoyed with Jon in the past( as well as Kate) I believe him when he said he only took out 22,000 which was his to take. As far as Nancy Grace she only likes to berate and humiliate people so I stopped watching her a long time ago.Jon unfortunately does not have a way with words and doesn't know how to express himself properly.Kate exagerated and made it seem like she was left with only $1,000.00 what a lie! There are multi bank accounts and one for the children that is very substantial and protected. Jon had proof of what he withdrew.Then she changed her story the next day and admitted ther are other accounts. Now is the time for serious counseling Kate. You wouldn't go before when Jon wanted to, but please go now. This is turning so nasty something has to be done so the kids will be happy and not screwed up.I love this family and I know they both love their children. i'm not on any ones side except the childrens'.

1660 days ago
72.

Pat    

What a selfish sob. A poor excuse for a man and father.

1660 days ago
73.

Sloane    

Jon said it himself that they get about million a year for the show

and that after all the taxes it ends up being only 500 thousand

then he said he's taken 177 thousand for his pay out of that

leaves only 323 thousand for the 2 mortgages-since their original house hasn't sold yet--insurance, car payments, utilities, transportation, food, clothing. toiletries. school activities and maybe tuition, health care, dentist and on and on-let alone money that Kate sets aside for the kids futures.

so where do we see Kate withdrawing 177 thousand and calling it her pay??

we don't
she couldn't
she wouldn't probably

so if Jon took over 200 thousand you can see what a shortfall that leaves for her to manage their finances

since when does he deserve 177 thousand for caring for his kids!!

1660 days ago
74.

dani12177    

You may not be a thief but you're definitely a douchebag!

1660 days ago
75.

Linda Mott    

JON CLAIMS THEY HAVE 11 BANK ACCOUNTS. 8 ARE FOR THE CHILDREN, ONE IN EACH OF THEIR NAMES AND 1 FOR HOUSE BILLS. HE IS A THEIF.

1660 days ago
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