Hollywood D-lister Jon Gosselin has walked off the red carpet, climbed a storage building, and started installing solar panels.
The “Jon and Kate Plus 8” dad and former computer technician is in his home state Pennsylvania these days, working construction for a company called Green Pointe Energy.
In photos published by TMZ, the pudgy reality TV star is seen sitting on the roof of a building in a white hard hat, smoking a cigarette and checking his Blackberry.
Apparently, the 33-year-old Gosselin has always wanted to go green.
In a 2009 episode of the show that made Gosselin “famous,” he and wife Kate had solar panels installed on their home and replaced their lightbulbs with eco-friendly LED bulbs.
The pair also built a picnic table from reclaimed wood.
That same year, Jon and wife Kate split after she learned of his affair with a school teacher.
Gosselin, who had been unemployed for months, first showed he wasn’t flush in April 2010 according to TMZ.
Jon bought the used M3 last year for $30,000.