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Last week, Jon Gosselin, former star of “Jon and Kate Plus 8” on TLC, fired a warning shot at a female photographer as she attempted to take his picture at his new digs out in the woods of Pennsylvania.

Kate Gosselin, his ex-wife and mother of their eight children, tells “Today” that she’s fearful for her children’s safety and that’s why she is suing her ex husband over a tell-all book which she says he only wrote after hacking her computer.

“When we started out investigating the source of what was happening, I made the decision back then to push this. It’s a lot of internet bullying and I’ve lost a lot of employment opportunities over rumor mills circulating false stuff,” says Gosselin. “The most unexpected and disappointing thing is who was at the center of it. It’s has to be done for the safety and the future of my kids.”

But there’s a bright spot on the horizon for Kate. She has a new cookbook out, called “Love Is In the Mix.”

“[The recipes are] for a family of eight to 10. … It’s huge recipes, cut them in half [if you don’t need that much]. I spend all of my time in the kitchen, it’s my passion. I really like to feed my kids nutritiously and they enjoy eating. They’re so great to feed,” says Kate.

“They’re great kids. … The nine of us have really pulled together in the last few years. We’re in a really good place, they’re really happy. I’m really happy. … I like the me of today a lot more than [than past Kate].”

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."