Jon Gosselin goes public with girlfriend after secretly relationship for two years

Jon Gosselin has gone public together with his girlfriend, Stephanie Lebo, after two years of relationship.

The “Jon & Kate Plus 8” alum revealed that the 2 are the “happiest” they’ve ever been in an interview with the US Solar revealed Tuesday.

“We’re actually pleased and in love. We’re very snug with one another, it simply suits. Plus, all our associates are the identical individuals, as a substitute of ‘your folks’ and ‘my associates,’” Gosselin stated.

“I really feel it’s taken 19 years to search out Steph. All of the trials and tribulations, the heartbreak, the combating, and worrying about who’s going to speak about me to the press, then lastly I meet Steph.”

The fact star recalled how the 2 met simply months after his cut up from Colleen Conrad, whom he dated from 2015 to 2021.

Jon Gosselin revealed he has been in a secret relationship with Stephanie Lebo for 2 years.

“We met at a yard barbecue at a mutual pal Dean’s home,” Gosselin informed the outlet.

“It was a hillbilly factor, we let fireworks off, it was enjoyable. I had been single for just a few months after Colleen [Conrad] and I broke up.”

As for Lebo, she informed the US Solar that issues have been going easily within the relationship.

“We’ve got a lot in widespread as a result of we’ve got each been with people who find themselves not the perfect for us, however we wouldn’t admire what we’ve got collectively if it wasn’t for these experiences,” she stated.

The “Jon & Kate Plus 8” alum shared in an interview with the US Solar that he’s the “happiest” he has ever been.

Gosselin recalled being so smitten with Lebo once they first met that he promptly requested their mutual pal Dean about her.

“I stated, ‘Did you ever hook up with Stephanie?’ and he stated, ‘No man, she’s like my sister.” After which I known as Stephanie and requested her the identical. She stated, ‘No means, he’s like my brother,’” he defined.

“And that’s the way it began, it was random actually,” he added. “I wasn’t on the lookout for something, and neither was she, but it surely simply occurred.”

“We’re actually pleased and in love,” he stated.

Whereas Lebo admitted to understanding who Jon was previous to their introduction, she wasn’t aware of any of the drama between him and his ex-wife, Kate Gosselin.

The previous TV character was married to Kate from 1999 to 2009. The 2 share twins Mady and Cara, 22, in addition to sextuplets Collin, Hannah, Alexis, Aaden, Leah and Joel, 19.

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“I knew about his previous and every part, though I used to be by no means Workforce Jon or Workforce Kate as a result of I simply didn’t know sufficient or watch the present that a lot,” Lebo stated.

“It didn’t section me or something and I by no means handled him any completely different.”

Jon, for his half, was relieved that Lebo didn’t have an excessive amount of information about his actuality present previous.

Jon Gosselin and Colleen Conrad
Gosselin beforehand dated Colleen Conrad from 2015 to 2021.
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Jon Gosselin
He was married to his ex-wife, Kate Gosselin, from 1999 to 2009.

“I at all times thought my relationships had been going to be a wrestle and folks would at all times have a chip on their shoulder,” he stated.

“However this time it’s not like that in any respect. It’s straightforward.” 

Jon and Kate’s extremely publicized divorce led to a messy custody battle over six of their eight kids as their oldest twins had been now not minors on the time.

Kate Gosselin with children
The 2 share eight kids collectively, together with twins and sextuplets.
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In Could, Jon admitted that he has not spoken to Mady and Cara in 9 years.

“The final time I spoke to Mady and Cara was 2014,” he informed the US Solar. “I periodically textual content Mady and Cara to see if I get a response, and at this level, I’ve by no means heard from them.”

In the meantime, the previous couple has continued to feud publicly over their son Collin, who accused Kate of taking her “anger and frustration” out on him following the divorce.

Lebo informed the outlet that she and Jon have “a lot in widespread.”

“I do know my mom was going by means of a number of issues. I imply, a divorce and loads of various things that may’t be straightforward to undergo,” Collin stated in Vice TV’s “Darkish Facet of the 2000s” documentary.

“And, , I need to assume that she wanted somebody to take out her anger and frustration on, and it was simply type of me. I used to be in the best way and I used to be there. So, she selected me.”

Since then Kate has labeled her son as “troubled,” claiming that he has psychological well being points and “violent outbursts.”

Jon Gosselin
“I wasn’t on the lookout for something, and neither was she but it surely simply occurred,” Jon stated.

Nonetheless, Jon shut down his ex-wife’s claims final week.

“Kate posting merciless false accusations concerning Collin appears to be simply one other means for her to justify her inexcusable horrific previous conduct towards him,” he informed the US Solar.

“Real love for a kid wouldn’t embrace a mom attacking their son to the general public.”