Kate Gosselin has changed her life drastically since moving from an almost 24-acre, 7,300-square-foot home in Pennsylvania to a modest .88-acre, 3,560-square-foot home in North Carolina.
The “Kate Plus 8” alum is “very happy and at peace” with her new lifestyle, an insider told The Post, adding that she currently has no plans to return to reality television.
The news comes as her son, Collin, recently addressed his lack of relationship with his mother, which he said began even before she was institutionalized for behavioral issues in early 2018.
“even before [being] There, I don’t think we had much of a connection, and I think it just kept wearing it down further,” Colin Told “Entertainment Tonight” on Monday, blaming the distance on “what happens to a family in the eye of TV and the public.”
The now 18-year-old, who starred in her parents’ reality series with her siblings from 2007 to 2017, explained, “I think it tore us apart. It left us less time to actually be together as a family [and] To be in the public eye for more time.
Meanwhile, Gosselin had been planning on moving to North Carolina years ago.
In 2018, Gosselin, 47, bought a four-bedroom, five-bathroom waterfront home in the North Carolina town of Troutman for $750,000, records show.
The move came shortly before she lost custody of her son Colin and later Hannah.
Three years later, on February 26, 2021, he sold his longtime Pennsylvania estate at a modest loss of $1.085 million. Initially, Kate was hoping to score $1.3 million when she first listed the home in 2020.
Jon and Kate bought the six-bedroom, seven-bathroom Wernersville, Pa. estate for $1.12 million in 2008, a year before divorced,
Kate’s new and much smaller home is located on Lake Norman and amenities include an owner’s suite with dual bathrooms.
A previous listing said, “All lakeside rooms have doors leading to covered porches for easy access to lake life.”
Other amenities include a pool, hot tub, and an extended garage under the verandah.
Meanwhile, Colin noted that he didn’t let his mother’s absence from the 2018 court hearing result in John is receiving sole physical and legal custody“bother him.
“It’s on her own terms,” he explained. “If she doesn’t want to show, she doesn’t have to show.”
“I came to the conclusion that everyone has their own agenda, you know?” He added. “My mom had her own agenda, and I don’t know exactly what that was. But I was put in a tough spot, and my agenda was to get out on top of that tough spot.
Meanwhile, John, 45, also spoke to the outlet, revealing he misses his other six children, including Colin’s siblings, Joel, Eden, Alexis and Leah, as well as 22-year-old twins Cara and Madeline All of whom have children. chose not to be with him.
“Of course I miss him,” John told “ET,” Noting that he texts his eldest children but hasn’t received a reply.
“That’s why I post things on my Instagram, like throwbacks, TBT,” he continued at the time. “It’s bitter sweet, but [Hannah] And Colin lives with me, so I just focus on him.