Kate Gosselin Pleads Guilty to Speeding, Pays $174 Ticket

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Kate Gosselin has pleaded guilty by mail to speeding last August, the Washington Post reports.

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The former star of TLC's Kate Plus 8 told police she was rushing home to be with her kids when she was pulled over for going 88 mph in a 65 mph at 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 9 in central Pennsylvania.

She officially entered paperwork to plead guilty on Aug. 17. She paid a $174 fine.

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TLC aired the last episode of Kate Plus 8 on Sept. 12.

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Gosselin -- who also competed on ABC's Dancing With the Stars -- has said she'd like to work in TV. When asked on the Today show if she'd do another reality show, she said, "It would have to be the right one. At this point, the best opportunity for all of this is for me continuing in TV as a way to provide for my children… and it's something exciting and challenging for me."

Kate Plus 8 ended on a high note, attracting 2.1 million viewers -- the highest viewership in more than a year.

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