Kate: “I’m Going to Do Things I’ve Never Done Before”

In the first episode of Jon & Kate Plus 8 to air since the couple announced their split last month, Kate Gosselin says she has a new outlook on life.

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"It is my new attitude that I'm going to do things I've never done before," says Kate, who is interviewed in a one-person armchair instead of the loveseat she'd shared with Jon during the last five seasons. (She also shows off her bikini bod in the same show.)

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"This is what has stemmed out of all that — 'I can do,'" continues Kate on the episode, which airs on Monday.

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She also says her eight kids are doing well despite the divorce. (Jon and Kate take turns staying with the children in their $1.1 million home.)

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"They are still kids, they still enjoy things," Kate says. "They still want to do things.

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"It is not their fault that what has transpired has transpired," Kate adds.

On Wednesday, Jon took three of his daughters to the dentist in Reading, Penn. Earlier that day, he organized a scavenger hunt for his kids while TLC cameras rolled.

He spent the weekend in the Hamptons with Michael Lohan and Kate Major while Kate played with the kids at home.

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