May 26th, 2009
06:39 PM ET
Season five of Jon & Kate Plus Eight premiered last night to record ratings. Jon and Kate Gosselin celebrated their sextuplets' fifth birthday as paparazzi waited in the woods trying to snap photos of the troubled couple. The show, which normally centers on the everyday chaos of life with eight kids, suddenly focused on a crumbling marriage.
Today, Jon and Kate put out this statement:
"As many couples do, we are navigating a very difficult time. Our current situation brings us together around the children and some times sets us apart. We keep our faith that we will make the right decisions for our
Did you watch last night's premiere? Did the show focus too much on Jon and Kate’s marriage and not enough on the Gosselin kids that you have come to love over the last four seasons? Should Jon and Kate even be putting their kids in front of the camera during such a difficult time in their family?
We’ve got your burning questions coming up on Showbiz Tonight at 11pm Eastern and Pacific on HLN- don’t miss it!
Update, Wednesday 10:15 a.m. ET: Here's how Showbiz Tonight's panel reacted to the "Jon & Kate" news:
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