Speaking out. Jon Gosselin is denying son Collin Gosselin‘s bodily abuse accusations.
“Jon has by no means abused Collin,” a rep for the previous Jon and Kate Plus 8 star, 43, informed E! News on Thursday, September 10. “No prices have been filed in opposition to him and there’s no ongoing Children & Youth Services investigation. Collin has endured extreme trauma. Jon is a loving father who has labored laborious to be sure that his son will get the help and assist he wants.”
Collin accused Jon of “punching” and “kicking” him in a now-deleted Instagram put up, prompting an investigation by the Berks County Children & Youth Services in Pennsylvania, per People.
“My dad is a liar,” the caption allegedly learn. “Yesterday he beat me up and thought nothing of it, he punched me within the face and gave me a swollen nostril and I began bleeding. He then continued to kick me within the ribs after I used to be on the ground. He is a liar.”
Kate, who divorced Jon in 2009 after 10 years of marriage, has since launched a press release, expressing her anger.
“You don’t punch and kick your youngsters. You don’t kick a baby. I don’t need to hear any excuses from anybody, not from his father, not from native regulation enforcement, not from court docket personnel whose job is supposedly to guarantee one of the best pursuits of my youngsters,” the truth star, 45, informed the outlet. “There is a baby abuse regulation, PA 23, part 8i states that doing any of the next, no matter whether or not it causes harm, is youngster abuse, and first on that listing is kicking. Period.” She added that she doesn’t “need” her youngsters “round” her ex-husband anymore. “Enough is sufficient.”
As is stands, no prices have been filed. “That’s the one incident we’re conscious of at this level and there was no quotation or prices filed because of the incident,” Berks County District Attorney John Adams informed People.
The surprising allegations come simply days after Collin revealed on a selfie that he “bought a brand new minimize” and was “doing higher than ever” since leaving boarding faculty and transferring in with Jon and sister Hannah. “Life is just too nice to not take pleasure in! #livelikeitsyourlastday.”
Both Hannah and Collin have been dwelling with Jon since 2018. In December of that yr, Jon was granted sole bodily and authorized custody of his son when Kate failed to show up at their court docket listening to.
The former couple rose to fame in 2007 thanks to their TLC show. They share twins Cara and Madelyn, 19, and sextuplets Alexis, Aaden, Joel, Leah, Hannah and Collin.
If you or somebody you already know is experiencing home violence, please name the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 for confidential help.