According to CBS News, lawyers for Jon Gosselin have ordered TLC to stop production of Jon & Kate Plus Eight, just days after the cable channel announced that it would continue to film the reality show without Jon’s participation (the new show would be titled Kate Plus Eight). “Effective immediately, no production crews are to enter Jon’s family home for any reason. In the event that anyone enters the marital property, Jon Gosselin will notify the local authorities to effectuate police action against any trespassers,” reads part of the document, dated Sept. 29, 2009. A rep for Gosselin reportedly claimed the reality star was attempting to end the show before TLC announced that he would no longer have a role in it.
TLC released a statement today saying: “We are aware of Jon Gosselin’s recent statements, and remain deeply disappointed at his continued erratic behavior. He and the family were shooting as recently as last Friday, without incident, and his latest comments are grossly inaccurate, without merit and are clearly opportunistic. Despite Jon Gosselin’s repeated self destructive and unprofessional actions, he remains under an exclusive contract with TLC. Direct filming of the children has been currently suspended, pending further conversations between both parents.”
A rep for Jon Gosselin did not respond to EW’s request for comment.
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