Kate Gosselin to search for love on new series ‘Kate Plus Date’


Oh great, more from “Kate Plus 8.”

Kate Gosselin is set to star on a new TLC reality series, “Kate Plus Date,” that centers on her search to find love eight years after her divorce, People reported.

“I’m nervous, I’m excited, and I’m forcing myself to do this,” Gosselin told the magazine.

Gosselin rose to fame over a decade ago on the TLC series “Jon and Kate Plus 8,” which chronicled her and her former husband Jon’s lives as they parented eight children. The series was rebranded as “Kate Plus 8” in 2010 after Gosselin, 43, split from her husband.

Gosselin first gave birth to twins Cara and Mady in 2000 and had sextuplets in 2004. Her oldest kids celebrate their 18th birthdays in October, and the reality star says her children growing up inspired her to do the new series, which premieres sometime this fall.

“As we’re talking about Mady and Cara going off to college which is becoming more and more of a reality, it’s gonna happen, it almost became like a worry for them, too, like ‘Mommy, you’re gonna be all alone soon,’” Gosselin told People.

“Now that they’re older and talking about dating and how they’re all gonna get married someday … it became apparent: they want someone for me,” she explained. “They want me to have somebody in my life.”

The original “Jon and Kate Plus 8” was a revelation when it first premiered in 2007, but interest waned toward the end of the show’s initial run. The series went on a lengthy break in 2011 but returned for a new season in 2015, with several new episodes airing in 2016 and 2017 as well.

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