'Kate Plus 8' Star Kate Gosselin Reacts to Show's Cancellation

4:45 PM PST 08/15/2011 by Kimberly Nordyke
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TLC announced Monday that it was pulling the plug on the reality show.

Kate Gosselin is putting on a positive spin on the cancellation of her TLC show Kate Plus 8.

The reality star took to Twitter on Monday to assure her fans she isn't moping about the network's decision.

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"We've had a great run!" she wrote. "Six years of whirlwind funfilled adventures thanks to TLC and our many many supportive & diehard fans!"

She continued: "While it is very sad for me and the kids (there were many tears at the breakfast table this morning!), we are looking forward with great anticipation to our bright future! As is very typical for me, I am choosing to see the positive in this situation and I am excited to consider the many more invigorating opportunities that may come my way!"

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Gosselin noted that she has been part of the show and its predecessor, Jon and Kate Plus 8, for six years.

As for her plans, she hopes to spend more time on her motivational speaking endeavors as well as authoring more books.

"And maybe even some dating??!!" she added before thanking her fans. "We wish our fans well. And remember, this is not 'goodbye.' I prefer to say 'See you around!' Xoxo."

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Discovery-owned TLC announced the news of the show's cancellation Monday.

"TLC has decided not to renew another season of Kate Plus 8," the network said in a statement. "By the end of this season, Kate + 8 will have hit the 150 episode mark (including Jon and Kate Plus 8); an exceptional milestone."

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The final episode will air Sept. 12, with periodic specials to follow.

"Stay tuned and we can enjoy the last eps together," Gosselin wrote.

 

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