It has just been announced that Kate Gosselin will sit down with Meredith Viera on "TODAY" for an exclusive interview. During the live event, the mother of twin girls and sixtuplet will "set the record straight about her husband's recent actions and the suspension of filming her reality show," NBC stated. The episode airs on Monday, October 5 at 7/6c.
Going to "TODAY" is Kate's reaction to Jon Gosselin who went to "Larry King Live" on Thursday, October 1. He told the host that he is halting the production of "Kate Plus Eight" which he thinks is doing damage to his kids. He also released a statement through attorney Mark Heller, saying that he "doesn't want the kids on the show because he is going through a divorce with his wife and he doesn't feel it's a suitable environment, mentally and emotionally, for them right now."
TLC has answered the request by suspending the production until Jon and Kate can resolve it through personal conversations. Kate herself has expressed her disappoinment, saying "I do the show for my family because I believe it provides us opportunities we wouldn't otherwise have. Jon used to share that belief until as recently as the day the network announced the name change of the show and indicated that Jon would have a lesser role in the show."
Despite all, the couple had signed a divorce agreement that allows the parent with physical custody to make decisions regarding filming. Kate's attorney Mark Momjian commented, "This is less about a change of heart and more about a change of strategy on Jon's part."