Jon Gosselin says he’s single … per se.
“I’m just a regular guy who just wants to have friendship and good times. And I like meeting people,” he told People Saturday. “I’m single … per se.”
Of Hailey Glassman, he says, “She’s always a good friend of mine. Her family is so good. They took me in and I lived there for a while. I love them to death.”
Jon and the 22-year-old party girl ditz began dating right after he separated from wife Kate Gosselin. They went public in July during a trip to St. Tropez. He said his heart belongs to Hailey Glassman. But right now, they are “on a bit of a break.”
“She doesn’t like this [craziness]. She loves me for who I am and not for what I do,” says the Ed Hardy-wearing father of eight. “We are going to chill out for a while and see where it takes us. I’m not looking for anyone.”
Did things go south because he was spotted with Star magazine reporter Kate Major, who resigned because of a “conflict of interest” and “falling for Jon“?
We may never know, but of Kate Major, Jon says, “We are just friends.”
Despite all the questions about his life as a new bachelor, Jon Gosselin still has the right priority – hanging out with Michael Lohan. Oh, right, and his family.
“I’m just trying to concentrate on my family first, second my career. That’s what I have to do,” says Jon, who is heading home to Pennsylvania this week.
“I’m really looking forward to it – to turning my phone off, playing with my kids in the pool and being the dad. Kate [Gosselin] and I are just figuring out how we are going to live. If she’s got to work, I go home. If I’ve got to work, she stays.”
“That’s the way it’s always been.”
Don’t expect to see the eight Gosselin children meeting their father’s new girlfriend – singular, he’s a “one-woman man” remember – anytime soon.
“I don’t want to introduce anyone to my kids,” Jon says. “I am just going to have to play it by ear. I don’t know what it’s like to be divorced.”