Jon Gosselin's Girlfriend Slams TLC as "the Lying Channel"

Entertainment Aug. 18, 2009 AT 11:53AM
Gosselin and Glassman Jon Gosselin and Hailey Glassman spotted in Harriman State Park in New York. July 20, 2009. Credit: Meinelt / Winslow / Splash News Online

Jon Gosselin's girlfriend Hailey Glassman is slamming TLC, claiming the network forced Jon and Kate to cover up their crumbling marriage.

In an interview Monday with E! News, Glassman – the 22-year-old daughter of the surgeon who performed Kate's 2006 tummy tuck – dubbed TLC "the lying channel."

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She added that the network didn't allow Jon and Kate "to come out and say their marriage was done a year ago.

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She said she can speak freely on the situation because "no network owns what I can and cannot say."

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She added, "People need to realize there's two sides to every story... TLC, they're telling something, but the truth is always in that fuzzy area. You can't touch it, but only the people contracted can see it, but no one can say it."

Glassman also claimed that Jon is not having a fling with nanny Stephanie Santoro - despite over-night sleepovers.

"Jon has a good heart, she has a child and he felt bad," she said. "He knows how it feels to have a child and not be able to afford, you know, so he hired her to give her a job."

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As for her future with Jon, Glassman said, "I don't like to talk in the future. I like to live in the present. As of right now, I want to be happy. I want Jon to be happy. I want every side to be happy."

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