Kate Gosselin has broken her silence.
Just not on the topic we all want her to talk about.
On Tuesday afternoon, the frequent reality star actually sat on a stage to promote her latest program, appearing at the 2019 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena.
She was accompanied for the panel discussion by 18-year old twin daughters Mady and Cara.
The polarizing parent, as you can see above and below, rocked her signature long blonde locks and donned a form-fitting gray sweater dress with nude heels.
Cara, meanwhille, sat to the right of her mother and had glasses on, along with caramel highlights and a long-sleeve floral dress.
As for Mady? She went with a pink zipper dress that she teamed with white ankle boots.
The trio was on hand to talk about Kate Plus Date, an actual dating show that will actually air later this year on TLC.
It will chronicle Kate’s life as a single parent, tracking the dates she goes on with a handful of very unfortunate suitors.
Both Mady and Cara will be featured on the series as well.
“We’ve been nudging her to date for years,” Mady told the press members gathered. “She deserves to be happy. Everyone deserves to be happy.”
The show will premiere in June.
“I knew what I wasn’t looking for, but I couldn’t articulate what I was looking for,” Gosselin explained of her mindset and outlook, adding of her love life:
“They were strictly blind dates, but I didn’t even know, really, their names, until minutes before. A lot of the awkwardness, uncomfortable terrified reactions came from the fact that they were hit or miss.
“It’s a very difficult concept, and this is a very real show in that I am really looking for someone.”
Kate has been in the news of late for reasons beyond her search for love, however.
Over the past several months, ex-husband Jon Gosselin has trash talked Kate in various interview, while spending a ton of time with daughter Hannah and son Collin.
But it’s been more than mere time is the thing.
Jon has actually been granted temporary custody of Collin, who was rarely seen over the past two years after he was sent away for a school for kids with special needs.
Jon was granted this custody by a judge after Kate no-showed a hearing in December.
“That’s her,” Jon said in response to Kate not even appearing in the courtroom. “I would never… I would always go to court, no matter what.”
Hannah, meanwhile, has been living with her dad for about a year now.
As surprised as folks have been to see Jon acting as a responsible father, they’ve been equally stunned by Kate’s silence throughout this ordeal.
She has scarcely posted anything on social media and scarcely made any comments in public at all about the awkward custody situation.
According to Jon, his ex never, EVER sees Collin.
In front of television critics this week, though, Kate wasn’t about to touch this topic.
She only wanted to go into detail about a show that one sane-minded person should ever tune in for.
“It was important for me that my kids could watch the show and not feel cringe-y or uncomfortable,” she said of why there is no making out or fondling or anything on Kate Plus Date.
“I’m not a teenager, clearly. There’s no other mom dating show out there; I have five daughters and three sons, and they need to be able to watch a respectful …
“G-rated show. And it’s important for me to be an example to my kids.”
Jon might disagree, however.
Mady and Cara are 18 years old and can make their own choice to play a role on the program.
But Jon said in December that Kate wanted to exploit ALL of her children for the show, including her 14-year old sextuplets as well.
“I didn’t sign their work permits,” Jon said. “That’s why they can’t film. They came to me and I was like, ‘No, I’m not signing that.'”