REDMOND, Wash. — July 30, 2009 — Think that people are sick of hearing the latest gossip surrounding D-list celeb couple Jon and Kate? Think again. Despite the ongoing saturation of news around Jon and Kate Gosselin’s separation including Jon’s recent string of flings and Kate’s outings with the kids, a new MSN survey reveals that an overwhelming 70 percent of respondents are not getting tired of hearing about the pair and aren’t ready to see the scandalous drama of Jon and Kate’s marriage woes disappear from the gossip lists this summer. Gossip surrounding the couple has been the No. 2 topic generating headlines this month on MSN.com, falling second to the death of Michael Jackson.
With the season more than half way through, and the couple’s series returning to TLC on August 3, it looks like the separated couple will continue to keep the tabloids on their toes. Jon has vowed to stay out of the headlines, however continues to be linked to multiple women including Star tabloid reporter Kate Major, who recently spent time with Jon in the Hamptons, along with Lindsay Lohan’s father, Michael Lohan, and “Real Housewives of New York City” star Jill Zarin.
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About the Survey
The survey was conducted online with a random sample of 1,038 men and women, 18 and older — all members of the Impulse Research proprietary online panel. The Impulse Research proprietary online panel has been carefully selected to closely match U.S. population demographics, and the respondents are representative of American men and women ages 18 and up. Research was conducted in June 2009. The overall sampling error rate for this survey is +/-3 percent at the 95 percent level of confidence.
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