Just weeks ago, Jon Gosselin went to court seeking full custody of his eight kids with ex-wife Kate. On Wednesday, he fired his lawyer after he called Kate an "absentee parent." "Kate, her attorneys and I are moving forward to work out things privately and amicably," Jon tweeted.

Kate fresh off her stint on Dancing with the Stars is riding high on a wave of publicity and two new TV shows for TLC. Jon meanwhile has suffered from a spate of unpleasant revelations from previous girlfriends.  

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