Jon Gosselin

Jon Gosselin is trying to slow down his divorce from estranged wife Kate Gosselin, telling In Touch Weekly magazine: "I regret my conduct since Kate and I separated, I used poor judgment in publicly socializing with other women so soon." John has filed papers hoping to stall the divorce for 90 days "to regain control over the future of our family." TLC has also announced that 'Jon & Kate Plus Eight' will now be titled 'Kate Plus Eight,' and Jon's role will be minimized. Gosselin's lawyer, Mark Jay Heller, tells In Touch that his client "woke up one morning, looked in the mirror and didn't like the reflection." John also told, In Touch it will "enable Kate and me to restore our relationship as cooperative parents and to open up our lines of communication. I hope that she will be as receptive and enthusiastic as I am to do what is best for our family." Even though we were heading for a divorce, it appeared that Kate had been suffering from this divorce as much as I had. That's why I asked my attorney to put the brakes on this divorce so I could try to regain control over the future of our family. So Kate and I could join on a cooperative course that would benefit our family -- not destroy it,". The news comes as TLC has announced that the reality show is being renamed to 'Kate Plus Eight'. Jon will still be on the show, only not so much anymore. The renamed "Kate Plus Eight," will begin Nov. 2nd, and will continue to chronicle the lives of the Gosselin kids (5-year-old sextuplets and 8-year-old twins) but will also focus on Kate's role as a single mother. "It's not a huge shift, but it's reflective of where the show was already going," said Eileen O'Neill, TLC's president and general manager. "Jon's going to be involved in the show," she said, adding that he will be seen less often than before. TLC retains an exclusive arrangement with him, as well as the rest of the family, O'Neill said. The rupture came after weeks of tabloid reports of marital strains and infidelities, which both have denied.
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