Collin Gosselin snubs Kate in graduation post after reported ceremony shade
Kate Gosselin’s son Collin recently graduated, but he didn’t mention his mother in his celebratory post. Instead, he shared Instagram photos with his dad Jon Gosselin and sister Hannah, thanking them both in the caption. Collin also expressed his gratitude towards Jon’s ex-girlfriend Colleen Conrad, who has been a source of support for him. Notably, Kate reportedly attended the graduation ceremony but didn’t take photos with or speak to Collin. This is not the first time Collin has spoken out about his strained relationship with his mother, who sent him to an institution for behavioral issues when he was a preteen. Jon subsequently obtained custody of Collin and Hannah. Despite the unfortunate estrangement, Collin is doing well and is set to study Mechanical and Industrial Engineering in college after completing his Army Junior ROTC course.
Kate Gosselin’s son Collin left her out of his celebratory graduation post after reports she “coldly snubbed” him at the ceremony.
The 17-year-old posted Instagram photos Wednesday with dad Jon Gosselin and sister Hannah, gushing over them both in his caption.
After calling his fellow grad “amazing,” he wrote, “I would like to thank my dad, who has taught me so much about running into hard times and moving past them, about resilience.”
Collin also praised Jon’s ex-girlfriend Colleen Conrad, whom the 46-year-old DJ split from in 2021.
“I’d like to thank Colleen for rooting for me day in and day out,” he wrote. “When you think of someone you want by your side, you think of Colleen. And as I’ve told her many times, she is my motivator for being successful in this world.”
The teen, who also shared a smiling snap with Conrad, went on to thank his Army Junior ROTC instructors.
“This chapter of my life has come to a close,” Collin concluded. “Next stop Parris Island. And soon after I will be studying Mechanical and Industrial Engineering in college! Can’t wait!!!”
Notably, he did not mention Kate, 48, in the social media upload.
The “Kate Plus Date” star reportedly gave “only Hannah love” at the ceremony earlier this month, a source told The Sun.
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“Kate did end up taking photos with Hannah, but never spoke to Collin and never took photos with him,” the insider claimed.
The “Dancing With the Stars” alum did not respond to TheFantasyTimes’s request for comment at the time.
Collin has been vocal about their strained relationship since Kate sent the then-preteen to an institution for behavioral issues in 2016. Jon subsequently got their son out and obtained custody.
In November 2022, Collin confirmed to Entertainment Tonight that he doesn’t have a relationship with his mother — but is “doing very well” amid their “unfortunate” estrangement.