Kate Gosselin is one of the most controversial reality star mothers in television. She already has a pretty bad reputation, as far as reality stars are concerned, and most recently her ex-husband Jon touted her as a controlling villain on VH1’s “Couples Therapy.” To make matters worse, Gosselin’s image has really taken a hit after an awkward interview on the “Today” show with her twins.
As if things couldn't get any worse for the 38-year-old mother of eight, her sister gave “heartbroken” interview with the U.K.’s Daily Mail in which she lamented Gosselin just doesn’t have enough room for her in her life. Apparently, Jon and Kate aren't the only ones who have had a falling out.
Kendra Wilber told the news site she was speaking out for the first time because she hasn’t seen her nieces and nephews in six years. According to her sister, even though she’s made attempts to reconcile with the divorced reality star, she wants nothing to do with her sister. Even worse, apparently, is that Wilber only lives a few miles away from the Gosselin abode in Pennsylvania.
“Kate does not speak to her family at all. It is very painful. … The last time we saw and spoke with her it was in our church parking lot. That was years ago, I have lost track of time,” Wilber told the Daily Mail. “I guess we weren’t totally on board with what was going on with the kids, I guess we weren’t excited enough for her and were concerned about her family.”
Then she added: "Years later the divorce came about and we had every right to be. But there was no conversation and no argument. I guess we have our own life and she wants a big life and we don’t fit in. We are just normal everyday people and she doesn’t want us to be part of her life.”
Wilber was more concerned about her relationship with the children and hoped when they were old enough they would seek a connection with their estranged aunt. The sister said she has been relentless in trying to get in contact with Gosselin, but nothing works.
“It’s very painful and it’s hard when people ask. People who know me ask and it’s so hard because they ask me things and I can’t answer because I haven’t seen her,” she said. “I love her and wish she would be open with us, but she’s not.”
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