03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Jon Gosselin: I Failed, I'm Misunderstood, I'm Not A Fame Seeker

Jon Gosselin has set himself upon the road to redemption and hopes to set the record straight about his relationships and reputation.

During a public dialogue Sunday night with celebrity Rabbi Shmuley Boteach at New York City's West Side Jewish Center, the reality star, 32, said, "I think I'm just misunderstood. I'm not a fame seeker. Everyday I look in the mirror and I wonder [why I'm famous]. I don't sing. I don't dance. I'm not a Nobel Peace Prizewinner. I just had eight kids and I had a show on TLC."

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