TLC said yesterday it has settled a breach-of-contract lawsuit against reality TV star Jon Gosselin. The network sued Gosselin in October, claiming he failed to meet his obligations as an exclusive employee of the network while appearing on rival networks’ programs for pay and making unauthorized public disclosures about the show. Gosselin filed a countersuit claiming TLC violated Pennsylvania’s child labor laws in filming “Jon & Kate Plus 8.’’ The show followed Gosselin, his wife, Kate, and their eight children at their home in Wernersville, Pa. They became tabloid fixtures when their marriage dissolved, and the show ended last year. TLC spokeswoman Laurie Goldberg said yesterday that all terms of the settlement are confidential.
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Designer: I’m brokeFashion designer and convicted rapist Anand Jon Alexander says his legal bills have exhausted his fortune, but Manhattan prosecutors aren’t so sure. Prosecutors yesterday questioned whether Alexander needs two court-appointed, state-paid lawyers to fight charges of sexually molesting a dozen women in New York. Assistant District Attorney Maxine Rosenthal noted that the former designer of $700 jeans paid for lawyers to defend him against similar charges in California. He was convicted and sentenced to 59 years to life in prison there.
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