Jon Gosselin Reveals Details About His Bond With Girlfriend Stephanie Lebo's 13-Year-Old Daughter: 'I Feel Like She's My Ninth Child'

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Aug. 2 2023, Published 7:52 p.m. ET

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Jon Gosselin revealed he's been secretly dating girlfriend Stephanie Lebo for two years — but not only does he have a partner who has stuck with him through thick and thin since they met, he's also gained a stepdaughter.

Jon began sharing a rental home with Stephanie and her 13-year-old daughter, Giulianna, in June, and according to the former reality star, they've been a one big happy family.

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"We are all pretty much living together," he said of their joined broods. "Collin was living on his own but then he came to live with us for a few days before he went to go to the Marines. Hannah floats in and out, she stays here a few times a week when she’s not with her boyfriend. And Giulianna, Steph’s daughter lives with us."

And while things are going well at the moment, Jon admitted there was a "bit of an adjustment period" for them at the start.

"Most of our arguments were about our kids not doing enough around the house. I don’t want to lie I want to keep it real — life isn’t always perfect," he explained before quipping, "I feel I’m always saying, 'Put your dish in the dishwasher' and no one listens!"

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As for Jon and Giulianna, he said it took them a little while to "warm up to each other," but now they "hang out a lot" during the day and go on outings together to Hershey Park.

The 46-year-old shared that as he got to know the 13-year-old better, he realized they have very "similar personalities" and interests, which helped them to form a bond.

"With Giulianna, since her father isn’t involved, I feel like I am. I feel like she’s my ninth child," he explained.

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The teenager is even considering eventually changing her surname to his, since she has a different last name than her mother.

"I drew up paperwork so she could change it to Lebo her mom’s name, but she said ‘I don’t want to be a Lebo. I want to be a Gosselin,'" he recalled. "For a 13-year-old I thought that was pretty neat."

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Jon spoke with The Sun about his relationship with Giulianna.


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