Jon Gosselin Shades Kate's New Dating Show: 'Whatever Keeps The Lights On'

By Emily Lee

May 16, 2019

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The trailer for Kate Gosselin's new reality dating show Kate Plus Date dropped on Wednesday (May 16) and it's already being shaded by her ex-husband Jon Gosselin.

“Well, I guess, to each [their] own. Whatever keeps the lights on,” Jon told HLN TV of the show the same day the trailer dropped. “I don’t know. I just work a normal job, so I haven’t really been on reality TV in about 10 years.” While Jon says he works a "normal job," he travels to Los Angeles and New York City frequently to perform as DJ, as well. He told HLN TV he prefers to stay out of the limelight. “But, you know, if she chooses to do that, she chooses to do it."

Jon and Kate's 18-year-old twins Cara and Mady will appear on the show with their mom. The trailer shows them attempting to help Kate's matchmakers find the perfect guy for Kate. Jon shut down questions about the other kids appearing on the show with their older sisters, explaining that two of the 15-year-old sextuples, Hannah and Collin, live with him, so, they definitely will not be on Kate Plus Date. He also said he's “pretty sure the other four won’t be [on it] either.”

This isn't the first time Jon has thrown shade at his ex-wife's new endeavor, either. “I don’t think anyone can [find love on TV],” he told Us Weekly back in December. “I think you need to find it [organically].”

Kate Plus Date premieres on TLC on Monday, June 10, at 10 p.m. ET...will you be tuning in?

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