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Bahaha Jon Gosselin got F'd in the A

Divorce was finalized today and apparently he got the short end of the stick. He has to pay a five figure child support payment a month, and hes not allowed to work outside of TLC. What a sucker. Im pretty certain Kates getting the house as well as custody.

I cant say Im not laughing my ass off at him right now.
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Re: Bahaha Jon Gosselin got F'd in the A

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    Wow...that sucks.
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    Ha!  I find that seriously amusing.  How's he going to get any work now?  Mmmmhm.  I read an article last night that he already tried to get a show of his own, but no one would pick it up.
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    Hes such a loser. I find this all highly amusing that he pissed off TLC and now is not able to work because of it. I read this week that hes told his lawyers they will have to sue him if they want payment because he has no money.
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    I just saw that... that is GREAT.
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    Bummeeeeerrrrrr.
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    Wow, he might actually have to get a job.
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    If he's not allowed to work outside of TLC, doesn't that suck for them, since they have to pay him enough to make his child support payments?  He could probably successfully sue them if they refuse to give him work or allow him to get money somewhere else.
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    I'm still trying to wrap my head around a 5 figure child support payment. Really? 5 figures? Nice amount, if you can get it.
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    I'm trying to wrap my head around a judge limiting where a father can get work.  That's wrong on so many levels. 

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    I'm also really confused about the "having to work for TLC" portion of it. So does that mean they HAVE to hire him?
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    yea, I don't get the no working outside of TLC... that's so limiting, and seems kinda ridiculous
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    He has a contract with TLC, that part has nothing to do with the divorce settlement it was something he was dealing with previously. He cant make any appearances for money, do shows for money, etc. He HAS to work for TLC, and since he refuses to let jon and kate +8 film, he has no work.
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    His lawyers must suck.

    Do not get me wrong, I'm not a Jon fan... but $120,000 (minimum) for child support is a little steep.  Especially with Kate having her own book and TV show, thus her own money.  Not saying he should not have to pay. but that seems a little high?   No?  How much does he make at TLC?

    So how I think we will see Jon in jail for not making child support payments because TLC will not pay him and he can't work anywhere else.   Even if he did work someone else, I have a tough time believing he would make enough to cover child support let alone enough for basic living expenses for himself.






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    But, if TLC won't pay him, then how on earth would he be able to make his support payments?

    Sure, he has a contract with TLC.  That's fantatsic.  However, that shouldn't keep him from getting a job doing something else like pumping gas.  Only the judge awarded support so high that he can't actually do that.

    I'm sorry, but screwing over a father isn't exaclty justice.  Although I'm sure Kate is loving it, she's not exactly a deserving, doting parent either.   But hey, she's guaranteed to see her kids' father in jail now. 

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    I guess Jon should have thought about all this before taking off on his obvious mid life crisis. What a loser.
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    I also think that it's the best thing for that family to not be on TV in the middle of all this.
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    Seriously, his lawyer must be terrible.  Is TLC is still paying him?  Maybe for DVD sells and such?  Otherwise there's no way he could pay that.
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    I don't think TLC is saying he can't work, they are just saying he can't work in the public eye.  I'm sure they wouldn't stop him from getting another job in IT like he had before the show (although I presume he would view that as below him at this point, but cry me a fuccking river). 

    I am constantly mindboggled by all of the child support settlements celebrities seem to get.  Why on earth does it cost 10 times as much to raise a celebrity baby as a regular baby?  I get that in most cases the fathers have the money, but it seems ridiculous to ask any father to pay five figures a month for his kid just because he can.  IMO it just breeds the mentality of "have a baby by me, baby be a millionaire" among skank whores everywhere.
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    I'm not a fan of Jon, but the story isn't making much sense right now. How can he be ordered to pay out more in child support than he makes? I thought child support was based on income.
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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_etiquette_bahaha-jon-gossling-got-fd?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding%20BoardsForum:9Discussion:d27edb57-9cd2-459f-a82b-294431935380Post:c94eb770-acc2-42f7-b9b9-fb73dacd1c61">Re: Bahaha Jon Gosselin got F'd in the A</a>:
    [QUOTE]I don't think TLC is saying he can't work, they are just saying he can't work in the public eye.  I'm sure they wouldn't stop him from getting another job in IT like he had before the show (although I presume he would view that as below him at this point, but cry me a fuccking river).  I am constantly mindboggled by all of the child support settlements celebrities seem to get.  Why on earth does it cost 10 times as much to raise a celebrity baby as a regular baby?  I get that in most cases the fathers have the money, but it seems ridiculous to ask any father to pay five figures a month for his kid just because he can.  IMO it just breeds the mentality of "have a baby by me, baby be a millionaire" among skank whores everywhere.
    Posted by Kati0105[/QUOTE]

    I'm sure Kate's lawyers argued that she and the children are used to a certain "standard of living" and since TLC isn't providing everything for them anymore, and they can't bear to live like normal families, it's Jon's responsibility to make up for all of that.
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    Yeah, I don't think it has to do with not being able to work at say, McD's... just that he can't sell another program to like, the Playboy channel.  There was a previous contract in this instance, so there's not much to be done there.

    Seems like he's getting pushed into some sort of deal with TLC
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    I'm wondering what the custody arrangement will be. I would love to see his income statements.  There's no way it's going to last for too much longer.
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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_etiquette_bahaha-jon-gossling-got-fd?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding%20BoardsForum:9Discussion:d27edb57-9cd2-459f-a82b-294431935380Post:4ae00f06-99f6-40dc-9754-38254879d568">Re: Bahaha Jon Gosselin got F'd in the A</a>:
    [QUOTE]I'm not a fan of Jon, but the story isn't making much sense right now. How can he be ordered to pay out more in child support than he makes? I thought child support was based on income.
    Posted by tenofcups4me[/QUOTE]

    Well, they look at his income history, which is pretty substantial.  My mom pays maintenance for my jerktastic father, and has been unemployed for most of the past 2 years.  They're still taking the same amount of payment for my dad as they were when she was working.  Yes, she went back to court about it- and lost.
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    I'm sure Kate's lawyers argued that she and the children are used to a certain "standard of living" and since TLC isn't providing everything for them anymore, and they can't bear to live like normal families, it's Jon's responsibility to make up for all of that.

    Yeah with the Gosselin kids I'm more understanding since there are 8 of them and all, but I think I read recently that Jude Law is also paying 5 figures a month for his new illegitimate child.  If the mother had been impregnated by anyone else she'd be getting a very small fraction of that.  It just doesn't make sense to me that certain children are entitled to lavish lifestyles from day one of life just because of their DNA while my friend only gets like $500 a month in child support to help raise her kid in LA.
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    I bet Jon lifts his ban on having the kids taped REALLY soon and tries to talk TLC back into making the show so he can get money again.
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    Usually child support payments are based on both parents income. The child support guidelines are usually very fair. Maybe he was still paid income from TLC during the divorce? He has to be able to modify down to minimum wage  if he has no income. But, I had no idea states had arbitration for family law. So who knows what happens in Pennsylvania family law.

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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_etiquette_bahaha-jon-gossling-got-fd?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding%20BoardsForum:9Discussion:d27edb57-9cd2-459f-a82b-294431935380Post:72596c16-4288-4a0a-9e7a-73ded81584f3">Re: Bahaha Jon Gosselin got F'd in the A</a>:
    [QUOTE]Yeah, I don't think it has to do with not being able to work at say, McD's... just that he can't sell another program to like, the Playboy channel.  There was a previous contract in this instance, so there's not much to be done there. Seems like he's getting pushed into some sort of deal with TLC
    Posted by AmoroAgain[/QUOTE]

    Actually, if he has to pay 5 figures A MONTH in child support, he can't work at McD's.  Unless their wages have gone up significantly.

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    You can laugh at him all you want but he still has more money than you.
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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_etiquette_bahaha-jon-gossling-got-fd?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding%20BoardsForum:9Discussion:d27edb57-9cd2-459f-a82b-294431935380Post:a9d40b76-ef66-4c46-aeef-a4d0c468b446">Re: Bahaha Jon Gosselin got F'd in the A</a>:
    [QUOTE]You can laugh at him all you want but he still has more money than you.
    Posted by connie0000[/QUOTE]

    That was a random commnent. You sound like you're defending a boyfriend.  Don't tell me you're dating JG! 
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