updated 04/22/2010 AT 11:40 AM ET
•originally published 04/22/2010 AT 10:55 AM ET
“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