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Jon Gosselin and TLC’s legal fight continues

Jon Gosselin has filed a countersuit against TLC, the network that aired the show about Gosselin and his family, Jon & Kate Plus 8. After TLC sued Gosselin for breach of contract, Gosselin has filed his own suit claiming that the network violated child labor laws and took advantage of his family. He also claims his search for employment is hindered by the paparazzi and media interest that came from TLC's reality show.
November 16, 2009

Jon Gosselin has filed a countersuit against TLC, the network that aired the show about Gosselin and his family, Jon & Kate Plus 8. After TLC sued Gosselin for breach of contract, Gosselin has filed his own suit claiming that the network violated child labor laws and took advantage of his family. He also claims his search for employment is hindered by the paparazzi and media interest that came from TLC’s reality show.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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