Does Jon Gosselin mind splitting his time between Manhattan and Wernersville, Pennsylvania? Not at all!
In a clip of the Jon and Kate Plus Eight series finale (airing Monday on TLC), Gosselin, 32, says that New York is "nice," even if it is a three-hour drive from his kids. The soon-to-be-divorced dad rents a deluxe two-bedroom apartment on Manhattan's Upper West for $5000 a month.
Presumably referring to his various media appearances filmed there, Gosselin says that the Big Apple is "like 'work.'…Although I live there, it's not like I'm at my house. Now it's like I have a place to go."
And, unlike many New Yorkers, Gosselin has a built-in escape route: the $1.1 million Gosselin abode in Pennsylvania, which he now calls his "country place."
"When I get sick of the city and all the press and the media, I cross the [George Washington Bridge], I go back to my country place and I can just chill."
He adds: "I've got the best of both worlds right now."
Monday's swan song for the reality show will also feature a sit down conversation between Jon and his estranged wife Kate, 34.
Mark Heller, Jon Gosselin's attorney, told the Associated Press Monday that the high-profile divorce could be finalized by the end of 2009.
"Although there were many emotional moments throughout the process, Jon impressively put the best interests of his children above all and was extremely appropriate in his approach to the mediation," Heller said following six hours of arbitration over the weekend. "As a result of that, it came to a successful resolution."
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