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Where Is Hannah Gosselin? Details On Her Living Situation, Relationship With Kate, And What She's Up To Now

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Where Is Hannah Gosselin? Details On Her Living Situation, Relationship With Kate, And What She's Up To Now

Kate Gosselin cannot stay away from the cameras. She and her family have appeared on reality TV since the early 2000s and her show, Kate Plus 8, chronicles the lives of her kids — seemingly whether they wanted to be on TV or not.

And it appeared at least one of the sextuplets didn't want to be a part of the show's latest season: Hannah Gosselin. The teen was noticeably missing from the show.

Where is Hannah Gosselin?

As Kate and the other kids toured potential colleges for Mady and Cara, the Gosselin crew was down one girl. Hannah was not a part of the trip and she had not been making many appearances on her mother's Instagram, either — and Kate didn't seem to be handling it well. 

And Hannah, along with the other sextuplets just recently celebrated a major milestone: their 16th birthday.

Now, her brother Collin is accusing their father of physical abuse and Jon is fully denying the allegations.

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Hannah Gosselin did not appear on the latest season of Kate Plus 8.

Collin also didn't take part in Kate's latest dog and pony show. Although this had been the first season of Kate Plus 8 since 2017, we've seen Kate Gosselin more recently.

Earlier in 2019, Kate Plus Date graced our television screens while the mother of eight attempted to find love again. She and Jon have been divorced for a decade.

Kate is pushing a show that appears to be about all of her kids, but in reality, only six —  Cara and Mady, 19, and Aaden, Alexis, Joel, and Leah, 16 — were on the newest season of Kate Plus 8. I guess Kate Plus 6 doesn't rhyme as well?

Who has custody of Hannah Gosselin?

Jon Gosselin has full custody of Hannah and Collin. Hannah has been living with her dad full-time since the summer of 2018.

A source said that Kate tries to be supportive about it but internally, she's furious.

The source said, "Kate is trying to be supportive of the situation but the truth is, she hates that Hannah chose Jon over her. The problem is that the kids are getting older and they’re starting to ask questions. Some are still Team Mom, but Team Dad is growing. It’s a very divided household." 

While Jon has said that Collin has no contact with Kate or his siblings, he has said that Hannah does still speak to her other siblings.

On a podcast earlier this year, he said, “Kate has no contact with him. Right now, it’s very tumultuous pretty much because there’s no contact between Collin and his other siblings. There’s contact between Hannah and the other siblings, [but not with Collin].”

He also said that he thinks the kids are old enough to choose who they want to live with: “It’s getting better now that the kids are getting older. Custody is left up to my children, so if they decided to go live with Mom or decide to live with Dad it’s up to them.”


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Kate Gosselin has received a lot of bad press.

Kate notoriously had a weak hold on her anger for the entire run of Jon & Kate Plus 8, when viewers could practically see the steam coming out of her ears every time Jon opened his mouth. This summer, poor, beleaguerd Joey Skladany, a former publicist for TLC called Kate an "awful human."

He said, "Everyone warned me that she was difficult — and I said, 'No. I'll compliment her. At the Today Show, I said, 'Your hair looks gorgeous!' She wouldn't even look me in the darn eyes!"

He went on to add, “At the end of the day, I called my boss and said, ‘She’s an awful human.’ They were like, ‘We know. Thank you for the feedback.’”

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Where are Mady and Cara Gosselin?

Jon and Kate's oldest kids, Mady and Cara, started college last fall. Both are going to school in New York City, though at different universities. So far, the family has been able to keep the twins' locations (other than the fact that they're in New York City) a secret. It's the first time the girls have attended different schools.

Last summer, Kate said, "They agreed all along that they don’t want to go to the same school. Their ambitions are so different that they really felt there’s not one college that would fully answer what each of them wanted.”


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Jon and Kate Gosselin disagree about continuing to allow their kids to be on TV.

Jon has not been shy about sharing how destructive he thinks Kate's reality shows are to her and their children. He's even said he fears his children living with Kate.

He said in a 2019 interview, "I do know what she's capable of, whether it's mental or physical [abuse]. I have two kids in my house who left a whole pile of money behind. They left fame and money and came to my house. They left it all behind. 

They have all said they have to film because they feel they need to provide a lifestyle for their mother. They don't want to film. They said they have to film. That's heartbreaking. Why do my kids need to provide for themselves? They're kids."

Kate Gosselin has said she's sad Hannah isn't on the show.

During the episode of Kate Plus 8 where the family went to visit various colleges, a producer said, "So I noticed Hannah's not here right now." Kate replied, "She's with her dad and she was not able to come. And that's sad. That's the second trip here, actually, for us that she hasn't been with us."

Later in the episode, during a confessional, Kate said, “Hannah... it was sad for us because... you know, they’re getting older, and they’re making different choices, and they’re doing different things. And she opted to stay back with her dad, actually. Which again, you know, her choice. Whatever. It’s not optimal for Mom. But it’s something that I support. And you know, we adjust and move on.”

The Gosselin sextuplets celebrated their 16th birthday in May 2020.


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Hannah, along with her siblings, Collin, Leah, Joel, Alexis, and Aaden, recently celebrated their Sweet 16. On Instagram, Jon wrote, “Happy 16th birthday to Hannah & Collin!!! I miss you Leah, Joel, Alexis, and Aaden. I hope your 16th birthday is just as memorable!!! Love, Dad.”

Currently, Hannah and Collin are spending the coronavirus quarantine with Jon, while the remaining children, including Mady and Cara, who are home from college, are with Kate.

Hannah Gosselin lives with Collin Gosselin, who accused their father of physical abuse.

An investigation was recently started digging into Collin Gosselin's claims that Jon is allegedly physically abusing him.

Collin claims, "My dad is a liar. Yesterday he beat me up and thought nothing of it, he punched me in the face and gave me a swollen nose and I started bleeding. He then continued to kick me in the ribs after I was on the floor. He is a liar."

Kate Gosselin — who is estranged from Hannah and Collin — made this comment to the press in response to Collin's allegations: "You do not punch and kick your children. You do not kick a child. I don't want to hear any excuses from anyone, not from his father, not from local law enforcement, not from court personnel whose job is supposedly to ensure the best interest of my children. I don't want my children around him. Enough is enough." 

Kate seems to be hyper-focused on gaining justice for Collin. She said, "I do not want this buried, swept under the rug, or minimized. As a mother, I am not going to sit quietly and idly by while my child, any of my children, is assaulted by anyone, let alone their own father."

Hannah Gosselin has yet to comment on Collin's allegations.

Jon denies his son's allegations.

Jon's representative said in response to the allegations, "Jon has never abused Collin. No charges have been filed against him and there's no ongoing CYS investigation. Collin has endured severe trauma. Jon is a loving father who has worked hard to ensure that his son gets the support and help he needs."

The Pennsylvania Child & Youth Services opened an investigation,but they did not list Jon as the alleged abuser in the case, and the District Attorney John Adams is assigned to the case and he said, "There has been no charges or citations filed as a result of that incident."

As of today, Jon has not been officially cited for allegedly assaulting his son.

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Amy Lamare is a Los Angeles based writer and editor covering entertainment, pop culture, beauty, fashion, fitness, technology, and the intersection of technology, business, and philanthropy. You can find her on Instagram and Facebook.

Editor's Note: This article was originally posted on October 2, 2019 and was updated with the latest information.

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