After a rough, rough year for the eight Gosselin kids -- their parents Jon and Kate Gosselin will divorce imminently and their hit reality show is no more -- at least they can look forward to a visit from ol' Saint Nick come Dec. 25. Well, not exactly.
"They don't believe in Santa Claus," a Gosselin pal reveals of 9 year-old twins Mady and Cara and 5 year-old sextuplets Alexis, Hannah, Aeden, Collin, Leah and Joel. "Mady and Cara ruined it for the sextuplets," the source explains, "and told them a few years ago that Santa wasn't real, and that their presents come from Mommy and Daddy."
Sadly, the holiday anti-cheer has also spread to little ones outside the family's Wernersville, Penn. compound, the source reports: "The sextuplets are the ones at school who tell the other kids there's no Santa Claus."
Whether or not the eight kids leave out cookies for Santa, Christmas season has arrived at the Gosselin home: the transitioning brood has set up a twelve-foot tree, decorated with white lights and a big star on top, in the family room at the back of the house.