Jon Gosselin Fires His Attorney

Jon Gosselin Fires His Attorney
Jon and Kate Gosselin
Ben King/Startraks; Norman Scott/Startraks

updated 04/22/2010 AT 11:40 AM EDT

originally published 04/22/2010 AT 10:55 AM EDT

Jon Gosselin has fired his new attorney – the one who called Kate an "absentee parent" and who two weeks ago filed legal papers seeking full custody of the kids for Jon.

"Kate, her attorneys and I are moving forward to work out things privately and amicably," Jon Tweeted Thursday morning.

And, as for his ex-legal representative? "Mr. Anthony List Sr., Esq., is not my representing attorney; I terminated him on April 15, 2010. He has no legal right to speak to the press or anyone on my behalf."

List had told PEOPLE that he was a longtime friend of Jon's late father, Tom, and promised the elder Gosselin shortly before his death that he would help Jon if ever the need arose.
Diane Herbst

See what other readers have to say about this story – or leave a comment of your own
MORE ON: Kate Gosselin

From Our Partners