October 13, 2009
Jon Gosselin may love Jews, but should they love him?
Jon Gosselin, the embattled reality star of “Jon & Kate Plus 8” has not only fallen in love with another woman; he’s fallen for Judaism.
For several months now, Gosselin has been dating Hailey Glassman, the 22-year-old daughter of his soon-to-be ex-wife’s tummy-tuck surgeon.
“Hailey is Jewish,” he tells parentdish.com about his new girlfriend. “Everyone in my life is Jewish now, my attorney. I love it. I’m now half Jewish and half Korean. The family values are great.”
And we should definitely trust the philandering father of eight to decide family values.
Gosselin and his wife Kate are currently undergoing contemptuous divorce proceedings. After they separated, Gosselin took up residence with Glassman’s parents and soon began cavorting around town with their daughter. By now, it appears Gosselin and Glassman spent the Jewish high holidays together.
Unfortunately, Gosselin will soon learn that there is never really a good time for bacon, eggs and cheese, although props for respecting Zabar’s. He also mentions to parentdish.com that he has been in touch with rabbi-to-the-stars Shmuley Boteach. Asked if he plans to convert to Judaism, Gosselin said:
What Gosselin doesn’t realize is that his friends are jealous not because his girlfriend is Jewish, but because her father is a plastic surgeon.
Later this year, Gosselin says he plans to celebrate Chanukah. Bacon latke, anyone?
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