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Jon Gosselin’s Charm Makes Girls Drop Pants, Jobs

star.pngWell, it’s official. Jon Gosselin‘s love has driven the Star magazine reporter assigned to cover the “Jon & Kate + 8″ star to quit her job over fears of a “conflict of interest.”

Star reported the news that senior reporter Kate Major had resigned this morning and Us Weekly tracked down the journalist, who was last seen with Gosselin in the Hamptons on Tuesday.

“I didn’t mean it to happen, it just did,” Major told Us. “I went to do a story on Jon and ended up falling for him.”

What is up with this guy that makes 20-something blondes fall head over heels in love with him? We’d love to know.

As news broke this week that Major had been seen out to dinner with Jon, we thought she was definitely going to be getting a great scoop. In fact, Major is one of the writers of this week’s Star cover story, “Kate & Hailey Catfight!” Now that Hailey Glassman is seemingly out of the picture, we can’t wait to hear what she has to say about the matter.

Oh wait, People magazine already talked to Hailey. And told her about Jon’s new main squeeze. “That’s news to me,” Glassman told a People reporter who told her the news. “I still love Jon and Jon loves me.”

(Note to Hailey, you used to date my roommate’s brother so we are practically related. Come tell us your story here! We’ll be waiting for your email.)

Our question is: how often do reporters fall for their subjects? Would you quit your job over an affair with a subject? Would you quit over Jon Gosselin?

Earlier: As Jon & Kate Head Toward Divorce, Is It Time To Back Off?

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