NEW YORK (AP) _ Celebrity parents Jon and Kate Gosselin say they
plan to divorce.
In a statement, Jon Gosselin says he and wife Kate filed for
divorce Monday afternoon.
The co-stars of ``Jon & Kate Plus 8,'' who are parents of
sextuplets and twins, spoke of their decision to separate during
Monday's episode of the TLC reality series.
The network had promised a major on-air decision from the
couple, whose increasingly troubled 10-year marriage has dominated
the series in recent weeks as well as fueling a firestorm of
The Gosselins' announcement raises new questions about the
future of ``Jon & Kate,'' which, now in its fifth season, is TLC's
most popular series.
But both parents say the show will continue, with their segments
of the show filmed separately.