He also accuses Kate of verbally abusing him and beating him down during their marriage.
Jon's remarks came from his first TV interview since divorce papers were filed in June. Kate has made a number of her own interview appearances in recent weeks.
The /*Gosselin*/s continue to co-star on TLC's hit reality show "Jon & Kate Plus 8," which documents the challenges of raising their twins and sextuplets.
A longer version of Jon's interview airs tonight on ABC's "Primetime: Family Secrets."
ABC is owned by the Walt Disney Co. TLC is owned by Discovery Communications Inc.
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