Jon Calls Kate Abusive, Absent During Marriage
Posted on Wed Sep 2, 2009 07:57 AM PDT

jongma200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Jon sat down for his first traditional tv interview since his divorce to speak out about the "abuse" he suffered from Kate during their marriage.

The father-of-eight told GMA, "I took a lot of abuse from her. I was put down."

He goes on to say that once they became famous, Kate was never around. "She'll call me like, almost like a lame fish. Like I wasn't going anywhere," Jon says. "Well, excuse me, I'm taking care of the kids. She's on book tours, she's doing all these things. You know, she's gone a week. You know, comes back. Packs up and leaves again. I'm standing there like, 'Oh, OK. Your mom's gone again.'"

Although things still remain rocky between the pair, they did put up a united front recently to send their kids off on their first day of school.

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