Life With a Sheeple


There have been a lot of comments on this site regarding Sheeple, especially a particular one with hilarious initials. But what came to my mind was their poor families. If some single chick wants to be Kate-ish then so be it -- only their co-workers will suffer.But the children and husbands of the sheeple... it must be torture. If you look up to someone on TV as a role model, then that means they are better than you at something. And when that someone is Kate Gosselin and that something is "being a wife & mother", ACK!! Do the sheeple use and neglect their children more than Kate? Do they treat their husbands worse than Kate does/did Jon?I wonder if they all make that Kate-eating-her-salad-talking-to-the-camera-ignoring-her-children face when their families interrupt JK+8?Anyone else want to speculate on Life With A Sheeple? LOL.


By CrazyK8. Thank you! The commenters are great today.

75 comments:

Thomas's mom said...

I often wondered what type of people admired Khate, now I understand as she is making an appearance for the Heritage Foundation. All I can say is lipstick on a pig is still just lipstick on a pig. It's all making sense to me her followers after finding out that the Heritage Foundation is paying her to appear at a 9/11 event.

Ohio Buckeye said...

Impossible for me to even GUESS what type of personality considers K8 an emulation-worthy hero.

When I was a kid, we had to read "Life Stories of the Saints".

I'm wondering if Sheeple have a very different bibliography:

"Imelda Marcos Deserves More Shoes",

"Leona Helmsley's 'I Own My Employees'", "

"The Anna Nicole Smith Biography: Big Boobs Yield Big Life (subtitle, 'Making Your Lack of Intelligence Work For You')"

NoUse4Kate said...

It must be baaaaaaaaad if you are married to one. ;)

Debba said...

I've seen some websites where the worship of Kate is downright scary, even making her birthday cakes and taking pictures of them!

I have to say, the thought of how self absorbed and greedy Kate's fans must be, that they find her horrendous behavior not only acceptable, but find it inspiring.

Good mothers look at Kate's behavior and are mortified..so I can only come to one conclusion about moms that admire Kate.

Good mothers look at Kate roll her eyes at her children and feel bad. Good mothers hear Kate say "there will never be enough money" and realize where her priorities are. Good mothers see a huge house, tons of food and furniture, but empty and void of parental love and interaction.

Good mothers see Kate's life is full of things, but not meaning.

I wonder what the fans see that they desire so much? Are their lives that meaningless that they crave a life of attention and money, like Kate has?

I for one, wouldn't trade places with her for all the tea in China.

Kelly said...

Good point.

I do always suspect that people who embrace Kate are just like her. They are probably self centered and treat everybody like garbage. That's why they defend Kate because they feel the need to defend themselves and make excuses for their bad behavior.

Canadian Mom said...

My mother is a Sheeple. When J&K+8 first started, she would compare herself to Kate.

Eg) "I could just see myself kicking your dad in the butt just like Kate did in the garage." (Storing the acorns they stole episode)"She's SO right, men CAN be so dumb!"

Since they announced their divorce, if I even BREATHE a bad word about Kate, she says "You are SO judgemental!"

On the bright side, they are in the US on their annual "snow birds" vacay.

Unfortunately, she will watch the show while there and thus contribute to its ratings.

mlou said...

I would guess that the majority of Kate's supporters are under the age of 18. Young girls who have no idea what a serious relationship with a husband or a child might be. Although, if they strive to be like Kate, can you imagine the world in about another 10 years? Scary!!!

Protect8 said...

I actually think about this a lot when I read "I luv Kate" comments from Sheeple. I'm sure some of the comments are from teenagers and young people who don't have kids and therefore can still objectify children. But when mothers who "luv" kate post it is troublesome because it means they believe it okay to treat children the way Kate treats her kids.

One of the things that I dislike most about Kate's belittlement of her children is when she imitates them. It's bad when she imitates their voices if they are having a tantrum or breakdown (she did this with Mady a lot) but for some reason, it feels even worse when she tells a so called funny story about the kids - like talking about the boys at the dude ranch and she puts that dumb look on her face, screws up her lips and imitates what they said using a really odd voice. This is very, very hurtful to children.

pinkdiamond611 said...

I was thinking about Khate's fan base the other day. Does she really have a large following? Enough to sustain the show and sustain other shows??? I don't think so. The turnouts don't seem large. Less than 1,000 in large metropolitan cities. I believe that many sheeple are struggling to raise their kids for whatever reason and Khate beat the system. That is why they idolize her.

Pa Mom Knows said...

"I believe that many sheeple are struggling to raise their kids for whatever reason and Khate beat the system. That is why they idolize her."
Good point. However, if she beat the system and they couldn't, wouldn't there be some jealousy on their part...like, "she did it, why can't I?"

Canadian Mom said...

Sadly, my mother is a Sheeple. When J&K+8 first started, she would compare herself to Kate.

Eg) "I could just see myself kicking your dad in the butt just like Kate did in the garage." Storing the acorns they stole episode)"She's SO right, men CAN be so dumb!"

Since they announced their divorce, if I even BREATHE a bad word about Kate, she says "You are SO judgemental!"

Sadly, they are in the US on their annual "snow birds" vacay. Even more sadly, she will watch the show while there and thus contribute to its ratings.

...Amy... said...

What can Khate offer the Heritage Foundation? Are you kidding me? They are a conservative think-tank...her current situation doesn't necessarily radiate the family values ideology that is a core belief for them. Puke.

My mom is a Khate semi-supporter. I say "semi-supporter" b/c my mom isn't necessarily blinded by Khate's light, but she says she understands where Khate is coming from, why Khate acts the way she does, etc. But, my mom is also somewhat naracistic, controlling, and mean-spirited, like Khate, so I can see why she's a semi-supporter.

Old Fart Kate said...

I highly doubt she has a lot of teenage fans. Why would teenagers want to see a nagging older lady like Kate? Don't they all have one at home already?

No disrespect to all the moms out there. Teenagers hate nagging just like we used to hate our parents nag.

Don't you remember what's that like to be teenagers? Teenagers love boys or girls, parties, music, cute clothes....

Jon and Kate plus 8 would put teens in coma. There's no good looking boys or girls, no parties, no cool music. Kate's taste in clothes spells desperation. To teenagers, Kate is an old fart trying to be cool. I mean you can be old and still cool but not Kate. Kate's attitude and personality are so lame.

Oh, teenagers can't stand little children crying. They don't want to have anything to do with little ones. So Kate's cash cows are not appealing to them.

TiredGirl said...

I can see the appeal to some of what Kate has 'achieved.' We do tend to admire fame and fortune and even notoriety in our society, no matter the way it is achieved. So she is 'famous' but she's also a mom, just like me, except she has lots more kids than I do (and now lots more money) so isn't she amazing, isn't she to be admired. "I just don't know how she does it all", etc.

What is hard to balance with that is that she seems to be just awful with her children. I too find the mimicking of her own kids unforgivable, as is the use of sarcasm (small kids really don't get it). So I would find it hard to be a fan. But hey, she's not the only mom out there like that. And maybe people cut her a break for poor parenting because she has 'so much on her plate.'

Of course, subjecting her children to portraying at least a portion of their lives on tv for the world to see seems unforgivable to me as well. But to sheeple, it may be what really bonds them to her more than anything else - she has opened up her (and her kids) private, intimate moments for us (no matter that they are staged). Isn't that generous and kind of her to do that for me? She therefore must be a really great person. Well....

MyAttempt said...

OK I will give it a try:
"Life with a Sheeple"

"What do you MEAN the baby(s) is up from their nap, it's ONLY been 4 hours!! (stalks to foot of the stairs, begins to Screech): "JUST FOR THAT, BACK TO YOUR CRIBS for another 2 hours!!" (looks to --imaginary--camera); "Kids! Cant' live with 'em, can't exploit without 'em!"

Grocery shopping with Sheeple Mom:
Some items spied in her cart: STAR, PEOPLE, ENquirer magazines/rags, Evian bottled water, granola bars, 3 bottles of Gallo, cell phone batteries, caesar salad mix in bag, Ho-Ho's (all these for mom)
FOr kids: Grapes, hummus, wheat thins (fat free), Juicy-Juice (unless free delivery is still going on), generic corn flakes , NO MILK, paper plates, 200-piece mulitpack of plastic cutlery, two mega-packs of paper towels, baby wipes, Lil' Swimmers, (boys and girls, size Humongous).

A Sheeple Mom's Bedtime Routine /Schedule:
Wait for DH to arrive home (from 12-hr work day ). Have him serve "dinner" (the spaghettios and crackers and apple slices you complainingly prepared as he drove home) . Hve him CLEAN UP kids after dinner, and the kitchen. Mom throws away paper plates.
Tell DH to begin girl's baths. Remind him to use conditioner also on girl's hair. TEll him to ask girls do they want french braid or pigtails or a blow dry after their bath. Dh does all. Only AFTER girls are bathed, do the nasty boys get a bath, in the already-used girl water (after all, boys are icky). Use damp girl towels to dry boys. DH is doing all of this because meanwhile:
Mom goes to master bathroom, draws a hot bath (before the kid baths begin; wouldnt want to not have any hot water for mom now). Soaks for 45 minutes, chatting on cell phone and/or drinking wine. Might watch a TV across the room. Leisurely dries off with a pima cotton 500-thread-count towel, making sure only to exit bath if she can hear for sure that ALL kids's baths are done, hence she wont' be approached to do any sort of helping. Dry off lesiurely and put scented body lotion on. Take a few more cell calls/text your lover--ooops, I mean..bodyguard and /or his wife, who happens to be your BFF! Tippy-toe out the bedroom door and steal down the carpeted hallway making damn sure the pesky kiddos dont' hear you passing by, lest they want you to come in and say goodnight or worse yet, READ to them. Oh wait, this is a SHeeple mom so it's a crap shoot whether she CAN read.
Go downstairs and pour some of the wine you bought at the grocery. MOre cell calls, then log on to your laptop while sitting on the couch (that your kids arent' allowed to sit on b/c the upholstery might get dirty). Instant-message and email your "friends" (Steve), I mean, your bodyguard....check blogs for hate and get ideas of what to nag PR ppl. about....feel sorry for yourself but go look in the mirror at your new boobies to "perk up" your spirits. Watch Real Housewives of Atlanta/LasVEgas/Boise. WRite on Facebook page about how busy and exhausting your day was. Go up to bed (only AFTER making sure DH is fast asleep, which he is b/c he is truly EXHAUSTED)!
You get the picture.
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bikini blech said...

I'm sure Kate has some fans, but I wonder how much is hyped for the media. The show was popular not just because of her, in fact, I feel it was popular in spite of her. I think people liked the cute kids and watching how they managed to care for them. Then Kate became uglier and more forceful and abusive and for a while people watched to see how Jon would deal with her. I finally stopped when I figured out on my own (way before discovering gwop) that the family was getting something for free every show and that it was no longer about the kids but the parents. How could a faithful viewer find HER to be the heroine of that show? She's just the mouth. What I think she has been masterful at is taking the credit for the success of the show. She acts like the star, as if people tune in to watch her and somehow it took. I think she's learning the hard way that it was never about her; it was the whole package and she's done her part to rip it apart. I have a feeling her fan base is padded with a few ardent fans and a bunch of paid staffers plus the misinformed who just read the headlines on the covers of tabloids. Oh and Kate, in case you're lurking on your pink phone, you never looked good in your bikinis, just desperate and foolish

Yolanda said...

I dug around and found these 7 reasons why someone admires Kate Gosselin (from the lil sugar website).

This list was dated 5/8/2009 - maybe they got smarter?

1. She endured & carried 6 babies!
2. She lets the camera's roll through "the good, the bad & the ugly"
3. Believing in the benefits of good nutrition, Kate went to lengths to feed her family quality goods on a budget.
4. Her organizational skills put most mamma's (including me) to shame
5. The Gosselin children are well-behaved and mannered to Kate's credit
6. She loves her kids, and it shows. Kate is raising eight happy, healthy lil' individuals
7. Despite the tabloids and marital rumors, Kate did not cancel scheduled appearances. Instead, she held her head high, made no apologies, and simply said she and Jon were handling things privately.

now excuse me while I go throw up!

NoUse4Kate said...

Old Fart Kate said...

I highly doubt she has a lot of teenage fans. Why would teenagers want to see a nagging older lady like Kate? Don't they all have one at home already?

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Actually the girl next door thinks K8 is gr8 and that Jon is a jerk. One of her friends is on the k8 fan page at FB. Go figure. Young and dumb.

Suzi said...

I've spent an unhealthy amount of time pondering this and have a speculation based on Kate and the two Sheeple I know.

Sheeple, like Kate, think they have it harder than everyone else and are doing better than everyone else, regardless of the facts of the situation. Flash to Kate, on Dr. Phil during her anti-Octo-mom appearance, with an indignant tone: "My feet hit the ground at 8 a.m. EVERY MORNING." WHAT? My husband and I paused TIVO to have a good laugh. How many parents (or working adults) can sleep until 8 a.m. every morning?

They also have a vastly different concept of what it means to be a "strong" person. Kate things being "strong" is the same as being controlling, arrogant and demanding. Most parents consider being strong as doing right by your child even when it means using your last bit of patience and energy.

Finally, Sheeple think that being "organized" is the top priority to good parenting. Their "organization" looks a lot more like "it's my way or no way" than actual efficiency to me. Further, the "organization" tends to take precedence over actual child-rearing. I've also found that people who have over-the-top "organization" methods tend to be very mentally scattered and unable to multi-task, so that any change to their routine or methods leads to chaos.

I have a neighbor who is a Sheeple. She has one child (to my five), has one dog (to my two dogs and a cat), does not work outside the home (to my demanding but flexible business) and has parents and in-laws who help with her child several times a week (to my elderly mother and out-of-town in-laws). Last week I offered to lend her a good book I had just read. Her response "It must be nice to have that kind of free time, but I'm far to busy."

CalBears said...

I just see it as ignorance. People who admire Kate, just can't or won't see the big picture.

When I started commenting on the Gosselins, one of my biggest fears was that I would discover that someone I know was a Sheeple.

Well, my worst fear came true. On a now defunct board, which has sort of reinvented itself, there was a regular poster who I grew to loathe. She is a self-described "Kate Apologist".

Some of the things she would say were so ignorant. She really would defend Kate to no end. She would also attack those who would have differing opinions. Come to find out, while I don't know her directly, there is one degree of separation from her to me.

While our lives couldn't be anymore different, I can see why her opinion is as it is.

Ignorance.

While stating she hates "stupid people who think they are smart." It's sad that she pretty much is describing herself.

Why do Sheeple chalk up "Kate Hate" as jealousy? I don't begrudge Kate anything. If she was all that she was hyped up to be, then more power to her. Unfortunately everything about Kate and her "stories" are untrue. Her "woe is me" stories are just that. Pure fabrication - always meant to pull heartstrings and open wallets.

She has built an empire on the backs of her children. I don't want her to fail - I just want her to go away.

lisa k. said...

Oh Gawd, don't even get me started on this..we will be here all night with my explanation. The Sheeple people are a breed unlike any other. They are very easily manipulated and hang on Kate's every lie, I mean word. I also think they are either very young (tweens) or very stupid adults to believe half of the things this woman has said. I just can't see a reasonable adult being this naive. It truly baffles me.

Ohio Buckeye said...

BikiniBlech said....************
re: "Kate is learning the hard way": sadly, I doubt K8 is learning anything, the hard way or any other.

My guess is she remains as deluded as ever that SHE 'is pulling this whole train herself' and will probably go to her grave blaming Jon for the demise of HER show and HER fortune.

Though we have often seen her take all the credit for things, we have YET to see her ever take responsibility when things run amok.

Personally, I'm not holding my breath for the day K8 ever really SEES herself as she really is.

Jana said...

Suzi said:
I have a neighbor who is a Sheeple. She has one child (to my five), has one dog (to my two dogs and a cat), does not work outside the home (to my demanding but flexible business) and has parents and in-laws who help with her child several times a week (to my elderly mother and out-of-town in-laws). Last week I offered to lend her a good book I had just read. Her response "It must be nice to have that kind of free time, but I'm far to busy."
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Wow, that's Kate all over. No one can be busier than her, no one can be more stressed, no one can have more demanding life. They not only don't acknowledge that some other people have a more difficult or demanding situation, they can't even see it. That's because their focus is entirely and solely on themselves, and no one else is of the slightest of interest.

I do think Kate has a surprisingly large following among tweens and older teenage girls. Remember that womens forum in California that Maria Shriver was hosting - she invited Kate because two of her teen daughters watch and love the show. These teens have an unrealistic concept of what parenting (true, loving and responsible parenting) involves, and they also think that drama in a relationship is normal, rather than a sign of immaturity.

I'm not too worried - that demographic will grow up soon enough, get married and/or have children of their own, and suddenly realize just how full of bull Kate is. Nothing like living it yourself to understand the truth.

I too had a laugh when Kate proudly proclaimed she was up by 8:00 every morning. For the first 8 or 9 years of my son's life, I never got to sleep later than 7:00. I can still remember when getting two whole hours in a row(!) was a treat! Sleeping until 6:30 was a milestone. I'm up by 6:30 a.m. on weekday mornings to get him ready for school, and on week-ends usually up by 7:15, because he wakes up to watch cartoons and I like to make him a full breakfast. Kate and her proud declaration of 8:00 a.m. wake up calls is just laughable.

Kate's an idol to the kids said...

In an earlier episode, Kate was in a clothing store, with Jon and he was picking out clothing FOR her.
A young girl, maybe 12, came up to Kate with her mother (this was on the internet at the time) The kid said to Kate "I love your show and the kids, and she proceeded to name EVERY SINGLE ONE of the eight kids AND their birthdays!!...as her mother stood by proudly at her memory. I said to myself "this is SICK." That young girl probably doesn't know that much about her actual family members! It made me sick and realize the age of many of her followers. And we wonder why they are barely literate.

Jana said...

As to the question, what might life be like living with a sheeple. I shudder to imagine! Sometimes, I picture a mom who maybe got married young, had kids, her husband doesn't really have much to say to her or want to spend time with her. I imagine this woman not having too many friends, nor any real life besides watching Jerry Springer in the afternoon and Jon & Kate later in the day. At first, Kate was rather frumpy, so this person felt a connection. A mom, stuck at home, tight budget, frazzled.

Kate may represent one of them who succeeded. She broke the mold, she's wonder woman, raising all those children, living in a big fancy home, and they imagine what if that happened to them. Maybe they'd throw their husbands over as quick as a flash, if only they had money of their own coming in.

Climb over the piles of laundry in the living room, drive the late model Taurus to the dealership and trade it in on a pretty sportier car, get the hair styled just so, fix their teeth, lift those sagging boobs, get lipsuction, etc. It's like a real life Cinderella story to them, only Jon is somehow the wicked step mother, and us GWOPer are the evil step sisters.

A rose is a rose said...

It was the teens that were fawning all over Kate at the book signings and want to know where she gets her shoes, and "sun glasses" and her "haircut". These girls are immature, not married, no kids, they are school girls. That's a lot of Kate following. I saw it for myself last year when I was picking up a book I had on order and wondered what all the confusion was. It was Kate with Mom's, their YOUNG daughters, and TEENS. They have no insight, that's how they can overlook the inevitable.

Drizella said...

Jana said...

GWOPer are the evil step sisters.



LOLOLOLOLOL!!!!!

8POE's said...

To me, there's 3 kinds of sheeple. They, like other groups, can't be painted w/the same brush.

Group #1) The ones who aren't informed. They either don't know much about it all and/or get their info from the media, which seems to just love Kate, or sheeple sites.

Group #2) This group perceives Kate to be a Martha Stewart or Oprah type individual that has built an empire with some kind of talent or business ability. They PERCEIVE this even though it has no basis.

Group #3) This is the most troubling group. These sheeple see everything we do yet somehow justify and excuse it. Condone and support it. They would agree w/us about Kate, yet defend it and protect her like she's their kid or mother. They're the ones who'll go to see her and get autographs, feed her ego, etc. KNOWING who/what she is. Wishing they were her. They'd do it too if they could. W/out question, this group is the most worrisome.

fidosmommy said...

I picture a sheeple as a person with an ultra modern haircut with "attitude", who chomps gum while talking to other people. Sheeple roll their eyes a lot, particularly when you ask them to
do their jobs. They huff a lot, too, like everything's just too tough.

Sheeple mimic the ones they admire, so this just stands to reason, no?

Momof2 said...

I am unlurking to comment. I put a few xtranormal Kate videos on youtube and I am moderating comments....one comment I got said said "FU female dog".....I followed the trail of breadcrumbs and it was a young girl of like 10. LOL...that's Kate's fan base right there.

Victoria said...

Sheeple want to be around whoever is famous. They come to see the famous person and hope to get discovered. They imagine those TV people like producers hang out with Kate 24 by 7, which is not true. They want to make friends with the celebrities to get their foot at the door.

It's the same thing as some dumb women hoping they would be discovered as a model in the mall or dancing in the club.

It's so dumb and ill informed. The stories you hear about which model or actress were discovered in the airport or on the street are lies. My friends in the industry told me it's just good press, fake but good, to build your mystique that you are so special, you are one in the million, you just happen to get discovered. In fact, all the models and actresses do the same thing including reality stars, they submit their headshots and resume to agents.

I think Jon and Kate probably submitted their headshots of themselves and all the kids to agents too. They shopped the deal. They didn't get discovered by TLC because they were on local newspaper. It's all planned.

Melissa said...

This was mentioned on the other post, but I think my reply is relevant here.

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I can't help but wonder, if these "other opportunities" don't pan out for Kate, will she re-marry and adopt a baby and start a new reality show? She would probably name the show "Just One More."

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What a horrifying thought. Maybe some teenage sheeple will want Kate to adopt her baby. Didn't someone say it was the under 18 age group that really *loved* her? Ugh, this sounds like a really bad Dr. Phil episode.

Perish the thought!

Meggy said...

The most dangerous group of sheeple are the rabid ones. They have a need to run from website to website and defend every sick, lazy and narcissistic action and word Kate preforms or says.

Most of them are lazy, narcissists, who abuse kids, husbands and family memebers just like Kate. They lack the ambition and initiative to climb out of their poverty ridden filth and so worship Kate because she has managed to accomplish what they only dream of. She has schemed and manipulated her way to wealth and fame.
When Kate falls flat on her face. They will blame others because they do that in their own lives for themselves.
They are angry, miserable, space takers who contribute NOTHING to their own life or anyone elses.

DLCSF said...

Ah, wer'e just jellus.

Did I get that right? I'm trying to learn how to speak Sheeplese.

In fact, I think we need a Sheeplenary.

jellus: 1. sees through all the BS and will challenge anyone on it. 2. the go-to deflection of responsibility to learn about and accept what is really going on with those poor children.

good mom: someone who uses "for the kids" as an excuse for overly-entitled, selfish, and ultimately psychologically damaging behavior towards the aforementioned kids.

stylish hair: There's a DEAD POSSUM on your head! Run away!

Ohio Buckeye said...

Suzi said......
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Thanks for a very insightful post. I think you've hit the nail on the head with your description of K8 and Sheeple.

stopthemadness said...

Debba said
I wonder what the fans see that they desire so much? Are their lives that meaningless that they crave a life of attention and money, like Kate has?
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Yes. SHe has broken out of her misery and poverty and is an inspiration to them that they could do the same.

I would disagree that most people who admire Kate are like her. I think the majority of them - not the paid idiots who go on blogs to talk her up but the ones making the cakes - are not like her, but are probably good hearted decent people who just aren't that smart.They don't think about what she's doing at a deep level and just care about seeing those cute kids, they confuse the kids having a lot of crap with having a good life. There's a superficiality there that reminds me of Kate but I think they are probably a lot like those moms we see in toddlers in tiaras. Just ignorant and empty, knowing they go nowhere and now they are going to push their kids to do it for them, rather than reassess what is important.

A person with a full life doesn't have time to bake birthday cakes for celebrities - how pathetic.

stopthemadness said...

Jana said
Kate was rather frumpy, so this person felt a connection. A mom, stuck at home, tight budget, frazzled.

Kate may represent one of them who succeeded. She broke the mold, she's wonder woman, raising all those children, living in a big fancy home, and they imagine what if that happened to them. Maybe they'd throw their husbands over as quick as a flash, if only they had money of their own coming in.

Climb over the piles of laundry in the living room, drive the late model Taurus to the dealership and trade it in on a pretty sportier car, get the hair styled just so, fix their teeth, lift those sagging boobs, get lipsuction, etc. It's like a real life Cinderella story to them
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Exactly. I think that is the vast majority of the people who watch the show now where all the normal viewers have dropped off in shock or out of boredom. They don't have lives they like and because Kate has a new house new car and new teeth they think hers is better. IF you have to break a few eggs to make the omelet, so what. (The kids being the eggs)

And yeah - we are the wicked stepsisters who are jealous and don't want Beautiful Kate to outshine us, etc. That is the hilarious part to me. I wouldn't take her life for ten million dollars. No friends, no family, way too many kids, horrible marriage, no real friends at all only those who want to exploit your 15 minutes of fame, clearly some kind of personality defect or character disorder or whatever you want to call it. A beautiful house that she gets put out of every 2 weeks. The embarrassing coverage in the tabs and the humiliating feedback from the View. The lifestyle so much more than what her talents can sustain. Two little girls falling apart emotionally and 5 year old kids who aren't able to get into Kindergarten and still stuff diapers into their mouths as "comfort objects" and no family around to help with them or take them off your hands because you've alienated EVERY SINGLE ONE of them.

My house isn't a mansion but I LOVE it, I have a job I'm good at and kids I'm proud and my friends and family are all welcome here - I don't have to worry about whether they just like me for my mansion, or worry about 23 YO's chasing my husband, that's for sure.

FIONA said...

The biggest sheeple of all is baby mama. She claims to be Kate's number one fan, shops at the same stores for herself and her kids, even goes to the same vacation spots. She claims we are the haters, but she has far more hate at people who dislike Kate. The posts she allows that degrade the kid's father seems hypocritcal on a Jon and Kate fansite, and recently idiot posters have been claiming Hailey had an abortion. She is the sheeple God-and she is proud of it.

Ladylou said...

I doubt the "Sheeple" are teenagers either.They can't and don't relate to anyone over 30.. least of all someone like Kate. If and when they do catch her show they are making fun of her I'm sure.

I can't really put a face to a sheeple. Are they other mother's with the same disposable income as Kate? Do they drive $70,000 cars and live in a huge house like her? They must be... I don't talk to anyone who can identify with Kate and I wouldn't want to. But whoever the sheeple are out there, they need to ask their selves a few questions. When and if their son marries would they really want him to pick a wife like Kate? Would they want their grandchildren raised by the most self-centered, self-absorbed, totally selfish woman as we all know Kate Gosselin to be?
If the sheeple are truthful with those questions that answer would have to be "NO WAY!"
Then what the heck are you sheeple doing putting that woman on a pedestal? Hate to use Dr. Phil's cliche' but "GET REAL!"

money hungry said...

How do the sheeple reconcile the fact that Kate is away from the kids so much? No matter how wonderful they think she is as a mother, she can't do it from another state. When her absence is pointed put to them, they say she has to support those kids and we're jealous. Is it just me, or does anyone actually think those kids have to be raised in such lavish surroundings by an army of caregivers? If Kate actually did her job (being a mom) she wouldn't need all those employees and I think the house is nice, but they could make do with far less. How much money do the sheeple think Kate needs to raise those kids?

Teens and Tweens said...

Not ALL of the Sheeple are teens, but VERY many of them. I have seen 2 of Kates book signings and let me tell you, there were so many teens and TWEENS there that it was sickening. They see Kate as having MADE it, without really trying, and a lot see all the money and spending as something that may be attainable to the most average person. Her character doesn't even enter into the equation. All they see is Kate and her "cute shoes" or "where can I order those NEAT sunglasses." Believe me, there are a GOOD number of teen sheeple.

They only see what they want said...

Your missing the point about teen sheeple. Its not the $70,000 cars or the 1.3 million dollar home they see. Its the whole deal about how someone that speaks and acts so poorly can make it...in their eyes she's like a hero. That's why the 8 kids and Kate's abuse is ignored, they cannot relate, nor do they WANT to. Kate is very immature, and oblivious, THATS what draws them. It is what it is.

sgw555 said...

I think about this all the time.

In Toronto right now one of the daily newspapers is using the line "More news from Jon and Kate Plus Hate" in their advertising, and all I could think about was how seeing something like that would affect not only the Gosselin children, but other family members whose lives have changed because of Jon and Kate's behaviour.

I don't have a big problem with Kate's career moves - there are plenty of kids who have busy, celebrity mothers and they do just fine - but I DO have a problem with the fact that both Jon and Kate are setting lousy examples for those kids in terms of what 'success' looks like.

In the past couple of years - and I'd just like to say that I TOTALLY predicted the talkshow thing 2 years ago, because it was so obvious what Kate was trying to do for her brand that way - these impressionable children have learned that:

- Telling the truth isn't important;
- They are secondary to their parents' needs
- Material things are more important than spiritual
- Their mother would rather save $20 than spend time with them (remember the coupon episode??)
- Boys don't have to grow up and take responsibility
- Appearances are more important than anything else
- People don't stick around very long
- Family isn't any more important than work, and family members are as disposable as employees

I've said it before and I'll say it again: I hope that in 20 years one of the Gosselin kids writes a book.

she can keep her life said...

For all her material possessions (most of which demonstrate a lack of taste), I am not jealous of Kate for one simple reason: where is the joy? She is the biggest buzzkill on earth, capable of making any situation unpleasant.

The kids are having fun? Let's scream about them getting their SHOES dirty. They're shoes, bitch, they're supposed to get dirty.

We're on an all expenses paid trip to Disneyworld, they've rolled out the red carpet. The kids get a private meeting with the Disney Princesses. Let's go apeshit because one kid has dribbled ice cream on her shirt. Make a huge embarrassing scene. Take the kids' ice cream away and spoon feed it to them as they jump up and down screaming and crying because they're so pissed off. How about getting a baby wipe and wiping the kid's shirt? How about thinking ahead and bringing an extra tshirt or spending $20 of your own money for a souvenir tshirt, genius?

Oh Kate is a master of making anything and anyone miserable, including herself. All the money and things she has do not make her happy. Her family definitely does not make her happy. Fame and adoration do make her happy, even though it is undeserved, but that has morphed into infamy and disgust. So no, I'm not jealous of her.

Ohio Buckeye said...

SheCanKeepHerLife said, "K8's the biggest buzzkill on earth"*******

Hilarious! And true.

And let's not forget that K8's obnoxiousness did not stop at the ice cream melting.

On the couch confessional scene for that epi, did she apologize for her behavior? No. Did she even acknowledge that her behavior was off the wall? Hell no.

Instead, she pulled a typical K8: she actually BLAMED Jon for her behavior (a typical abuser ploy), saying her meltdown was HIS fault because he 'just stands by and pretends not to know her' (who could blame him?) and accused him of mocking her, though if he did mock her, the camera certainly didn't catch it, so I think this is just part of K8's delusional thinking.

She then went onto her usual refrain about 'husbands who love their wives.....' and implied that if only HE had said those Planet K8 MAGIC WORDS, "K8, how can I help you?" HE could've averted her terrible and inappropriate behavior. Classic K8.

Somehow, this personality seems way off the mark for something as civilized as a tea party. Seriously, TLC, give it up.

Tami said...

For all her material possessions (most of which demonstrate a lack of taste), I am not jealous of Kate for one simple reason: where is the joy? She is the biggest buzzkill on earth, capable of making any situation unpleasant.

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No no no! Doncha know?? She was only that way because JON required her to act that way! It was all Jon's fault. Really she is a lovely person (gag)

had fertility treatments. others raise my kids said...

Who has 6 children at once and decides to be a "working outside of the home mom"? COME ON K8 is a freak.

Suzi said...

All the comments here are great and sadly so true!

To Ladylou - The Sheeple are not even close to Gosselins' income level and that is part of their devotion to St. Kate.

I don't usually post on boards, but when Kate was on the View I did feel compelled to post on the forum as did many, many others. The anti-Kate group posted almost entirely thoughtful discussions focusing on the exploitation of the children. There were about 5 or 6 loyal Sheeple (I don't count the few who said things like "never watched the show but I bet Kate is trying really hard" - I count them as the blissfully unaware!) who posted and wow were they vicious! They were also the most uneducated, least articulate group I've had the nonpleasure of coming across. The funny thing to me is that their rally cry was "You're just jealous and you would do the same thing if you had the chance." Even when given reasons why Kate is no one to be jealous of, they just couldn't get past that concept. But I finally figured it out - it's because actually THEY ARE JEALOUS and assume so is everyone else! So what they do is pretend to themselves that they "understand" Kate which, in their mind, makes them part of her inner circle and somehow better. As a potentially snarky aside, they also liked to say she's "classy" and a "good role model." I just laughed outloud again just thinking about it!

So now that we've nailed what makes a Sheeple, I'm trying to figure out what makes a GWOP gal or guy? Why does she bug me soooo much? Is it really the kids? But if so why don't I lie in bed at night thinking about the Jackson children? Is it because Kate's such an attention-seeking no-talent? But then why aren't I blogging about Paris Hilton??

lil mom said...

If you see a lot of teens at book signing, that's because adults have to work and errands to run. Small town teens got nothing else to do, so they are like "let's meet a celebrity today". They don't care if it's a 20 something singer or 30 something TV mom, as long as it's someone on TV.

In LA, people don't like to react to D-list celebrities, it makes them feel stupid like they are putting losers on pedestals.

Tami said...

Jon and Kate plus 8 would put teens in coma. There's no good looking boys or girls, no parties, no cool music. Kate's taste in clothes spells desperation. To teenagers, Kate is an old fart trying to be cool. I mean you can be old and still cool but not Kate. Kate's attitude and personality are so lame.

Oh, teenagers can't stand little children crying. They don't want to have anything to do with little ones. So Kate's cash cows are not appealing to them.
******
This sums up my 18 year old. She is just disgusted whenever the shrew is mentioned. She hates the show, the way the kids act, everything. She has 3 younger siblings, the youngest being 8 months and still gets annoyed with kids. She says she might not ever want to have one. She thinks other kids are adorable...until they open their mouths and cry or something. I have heard lots of teens like the show but I can't understand the mentality it would take.

8POE's said...

Momof2, I love, LOVE your Kate pic! It says demented so well.

crabbygirl said...

Just wanted to add that as a society a majority of people base success on money and "things". Most people would rather win the lottery than work for a living. In other words, people are willing to sacrafice their family and relationships for any cost.This has been said many times but at the end of your life these material things and your money will not matter, only the love you shared and the relationships you nutured with others and yourself.

Melissa said...

I've said it before and I'll say it again: I hope that in 20 years one of the Gosselin kids writes a book.

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Forget 20 years, I'm betting on one of them putting out "Mommie Fakest" as soon as they can write.

TwinMama said...

What makes me a GWOP mom? For me, it's personal.
My husband and I were a young couple who struggled with infertility for two years before taking the huge step (for us) of taking fertility medication. I became pregnant with twins.
Knowing the risks of (just) a twin pregnancy, I worried that I should have tried longer to get pregnant on my own. Had I really needed the help or was I foolish and impatient? Could I handle two babies? Would we be able to give the enough love and attention?
While in bedrest, I started to watch J&K. I was inspired. If they could do it, we could! I was reassured about all the things I worried about. Yeah, she was short with Jon and ran a tight ship, but everyone seemed happy and healthy.
After I gave birth, I suffered from PPD and had a much more difficult time adjusting and bonding with my children than I ever imagined. Then someone showed me the rerun of Oprah, and again, I was reassured by Kate discussing how hard that first year was. I didn't have anyone to talk to who had multiples, so watching them helped me.
And then...
Their marriage and life imploded, fueled by greed and a desire for fame. I realized that everything I admired about them, and especially Kate, was a sham. They irresponsibly used fertilty treatment and then exploited their children mercilessly for fame and fortune. It sounds silly, but I was hurt and embarrassed for being a sheeple as long as I had been.
Anyway, I thought that was an interesting question, do there's my long winded answer.

Chione said...

Despite what some have said about J&K not appealing to teenagers...

My seventeen-year-old sister is an ardent Kate supporter, though these days she watches it a bit less, simply because she has too much schoolwork.

I think she identifies with Kate's OCD tendencies, as she does a lot of the same things in her life (crazy organization, a need to be in control). My sister loves to nag people about everything...it drives me nuts, but that's just the way she is.

Also she has a mistrust of men for various reasons, so Kate's "man-hate" is justified in my sister's eyes.

Why she thinks Kate is a good mother, though, is beyond me (my mom can nag, but she's not even close to Kate's level!)

Luckily despite their similarities my sister is a kind, caring person who would be a good mother someday (if she chooses to be). Even though I hate that she supports Kate and her bandwagon, at least I know that my sister will not BE Kate. :)

Miffed in Reading PA said...

Love this blog..first time commenter!

A few weeks ago I was prepared to run into a Bon Ton store in Reading, Pa. As I walked in, there was a small crowd of people outside the ladies clothing section.

Apparently, Kate was in the mood for shopping and for what ever reason the store had personnel blocking off the ladies section and would not allow anyone past the ropes so she and her entourage could shop in private.

The reception to this was about 50/50 which shocked me. Some people were cursing the celebrity treatment while others were taking pictures, yelling "We love you Kate!" or on their cell phones squealing to others that they saw superstar Kate Goesslin. Most of the supporters if not all were women. I guess these were live, in the flesh examples of the "Sheeples".

When she was done(she had her people carry her bags-looked like she got alot of Laura Ashley stuff). She did not smile or acknowledge anyone, she even ignored two girls who were standing there asking if they could have their picture taken with her, and just beelined it outside, with a crowd following her,to a waiting SUV parked at the curb in the fire lane. Her whole persona dripped of "get out of my way peasants!" All of this while doing some serious damage to some gum she was chewing!

I still do not get the need for a bodyguard as I think the gentleman with her, just by the way he kept looking around and positioning himself while she shopped, was one. You sometimes see clips on these tabloid shows of movie stars, rock stars pro athletes etc walking through airports or out shopping and they are by themselves or with a spouse or significant other. No body guards.

I still do not understand how she got to become this super celebrity all over what was supposed to be an educational documentary type show. I am not up on all of this reality stuff but does the paparazzi and fans follow around and seem to worship the stars of other TLC shows like the 18 Kids and Counting, Little People Big World, Police Women of Broward County,The Little Couple etc. like they seem to do the Goesslins? AMAZING.

I did write a scathing letter to the Bon Ton telling them that they were out of line to give one customer preferential treatment while excluding others. No response back yet.

Etownmom2 said...

In my opinion Baby Mama is so vested in Kate Gosselin that she can't see the truth. That is just unhealthy no matter who or what you obsess about. She, like Kate love attention. Unfortunately, she hasn't turned hers into a million dollars but she does get to write a blog and call people she never met names.

The Etown neighborhood just shake our heads when the obsessed fans are in their driveway taking pictures of the home and trespassing on their property - the lengths people will go to touch their vision of celebrity. (little do they know if Kate was still here the "reality" of how she would have treated them) We STILL have people come to take pictures, dressing their toddlers in beautiful dresses and posing them on the property -- even though it is a vacant house for almost a year. I find it all a very sad commentary on what must be missing in their own lives that this is something that matters to them. It is just sad - they do not see they contribute to the exploitation.

As I have previously written, I really do not believe it started out as exploitation but it IS what it snow balled into. At least from what I saw--there is no way you would want what happened to this family be your family's reality. Sure, the money would be great, but the costs seem tremendous to me.

These children cannot get their childhood back EVER. I understand their need for money and I see how that need started all of this. I just cannot fathom with all that has happend why you would continue to have your children filmed. My mother's instinct would go into family protection mode.

Wouldn't the already made millions be more than enough? Even if you agree with the tv show, as a mother - once those tabloids came out - how do you explain all of those to your children - how do you explain that yes we made millions but we chose to continue to put you all through this because we wanted MORE.

CrazyK8 said...

Thanks for making my comment into a post! This is so cool.

Just the look of BM's site makes me both bored and ill, so I haven't made a habit of reading it. But today I slogged through some of her original site. OH MY! I feel sorry for her husband. The self-righteousness just overflows. I wonder if there's a couch in the basement for when he crosses her.

Aug 11 2008, she not only admits to going berserk and yelling at her husband, but she calls it "having a Kate day" and says the show is giving her a needed vocabulary upgrade. And she thinks this is all okay. I'm SERIOUS.

Aug 16, "exhaustion has overwhelmed me", and "I spend most of my time on this blog wondering why people are not as in awe with her as I am".

Aug 25, "I have my own love taps, I'm anal, I sometimes correct grammar and I freak out. My husband DOES get mad at me sometimes. I am working on this. But I’m not a bad person and neither is Kate... My first 4th of July away from my family was just as rocky."

I won't quote any more, except for this tidbit in her side bar: "... as a mom myself (along with being a pretty awesome wife I hope)...". GAG! How can anyone who identifies with Kate be even a mediocre wife?

fidosmommy said...

I realize I'm about to paint with a very broad brush here, so please
understand this does not apply to ALL young teenagers.....

So many today have relationships that are less face-to-face and more
on webcams, text messages and cell phone calls. They have "friends" on MySpace and Facebook they barely know and couldn't tell you more than 3 things about. The more friends, the cooler you are.
I know teens who have made a contest of getting the most "friends" on their social networking pages. They have begged people - including me, a middle aged adult - to become a "friend".

In other words, liking someone has less to do with wanting to be around them and more just accumulating names of people. So it is with fawning over celebrities. The teens may not give a flying fig who Kate Gosselin is, but "she's on TV, she has a book and I'm going to get that book and have her sign it so it will show everyone she's my friend too. Don't know her, but she's my friend. I spoke to her - and she looked up at me. She's my friend!"

There is often also a mob mentality at work. If my friend likes someone, I like it by association. I may actually not like it, but I have to say I do, because it's what everyone's saying. Once the leadership among the teens and tweens announce they don't see much point in Kate Gosselin, the younger generation will declare her uncool and will strike her off their lists of "cyber friends" and will find every reason possible to diss her.

Again, this may not apply to the teens and tweens YOU know, but there are lots out there it does.

fidosmommy said...

CrazyK8 said...
Thanks for making my comment into a post! This is so cool.

Just the look of BM's site makes me both bored and ill, so I haven't made a habit of reading it. But today I slogged through some of her original site. OH MY! I feel sorry for her husband. The self-righteousness just overflows. I wonder if there's a couch in the basement for when he crosses her.

Aug 11 2008, she not only admits to going berserk and yelling at her husband, but she calls it "having a Kate day" and says the show is giving her a needed vocabulary upgrade. And she thinks this is all okay. I'm SERIOUS.

Aug 16, "exhaustion has overwhelmed me", and "I spend most of my time on this blog wondering why people are not as in awe with her as I am".

Aug 25, "I have my own love taps, I'm anal, I sometimes correct grammar and I freak out. My husband DOES get mad at me sometimes. I am working on this. But I’m not a bad person and neither is Kate... My first 4th of July away from my family was just as rocky."

*****

Ok, so this BM person is for real?
I've never been to the site, but the above quotes sound to me like
pure sarcasm, a woman who is actually poking fun at Kate Gosselin under the guise of loving her. Too much praise usually means snark. Too much imitation usually means 'how ridiculous is this?'.

Are you SURE this isn't Kathy Griffin at work?

Suzi said...

Miffed in Reading - What a story! That's awful. Don't you think the whole point of all the security, roped off area, car in the fireline, etc... was to GET attention and then act put out by it? I mean really, if she didn't want to draw attention to herself she could put on a hat, no make-up and a normal size pair of sunglasses and I bet no one would even notice her. I wish those types of outings could be videoed and put on You Tube. That kind of blatent rudeness says a LOT about her!

stopthemadness said...

she can keep her life said...
For all her material possessions (most of which demonstrate a lack of taste), I am not jealous of Kate for one simple reason: where is the joy? She is the biggest buzzkill on earth, capable of making any situation unpleasant.

The kids are having fun? Let's scream about them getting their SHOES dirty. They're shoes, bitch, they're supposed to get dirty.

We're on an all expenses paid trip to Disneyworld, they've rolled out the red carpet. The kids get a private meeting with the Disney Princesses. Let's go apeshit because one kid has dribbled ice cream on her shirt. Make a huge embarrassing scene. Take the kids' ice cream away and spoon feed it to them as they jump up and down screaming and crying because they're so pissed off. How about getting a baby wipe and wiping the kid's shirt? How about thinking ahead and bringing an extra tshirt or spending $20 of your own money for a souvenir tshirt, genius?


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Brilliant.

She DOES hate it when others aren't as miserable as her, as they show her up.

Ohio Buckeye, I think that what she'd like Jon to do - the real answer to "what can I do to help you?" When she is busy denying children the ice cream she finally gave them - probably a "rare treat" she'd promised them for putting up with her bullshit all day - was for him to FREAK OUT right along with her so she doesn't look like the only control freak obsessive kill joy. For him to stand apart from her as most of us would do, in humiliation (and to keep from throttling her) just shows her behavior up for what it is - something Sheeple may be inspired by but which makes the rest of us sick for those kids and embarrassed for HER.

I dont even want to think of what my husband would do if we were at Disney World and I GAVE my kids ice cream then took it back to their screams because I was too stupid to bring wipes or an extra shirt and too obsessed with MESS to remember that THIS IS A DAY IN THEIR LIVES, they will not remember a sticky shirt, they will remember their mother being a bitch after they'd sat trapped in car seats for 13 hours to get to Disney World.

And if they don't remember it, there are always the DVDs to remind them.

A husband who loved his wife would pull her aside and tell her to get a frickin grip and promise to help her find a psychologist when they got home who could help her deal with her NUMEROUS dysfunctional behaviors and joy killing behaviors while her kids are still young enough to get some joy out of the few things they are allowed to do outside their crib or car seat or the basement.

Sheesh!

wake up, sheeple said...

The sad thing for the sheeple is that Queen Kate wouldn't give them the time of day if they were to ever meet her. She seems to snub anyone who is not rich, powerful, or famous...or who can give her something for free. Sad wretched woman

22Starz said...

wake up sheeple...You are so very correct.

Kate has no warm fuzzy feelings for her "fans".The only things she wants from her fans are..

1. to buy her books (the ones she DIDNT write.
2.to watch HER show for the ratings
3.to defend her on "i love kate" sites.
4.to show up at her public appearances(so it looks like someone likes her)

Other than that,she dosent give a crap about her sheeple.Stay out of her way...dont ask for pictures (unless she's selling them)...dont talk to her and dont you dare expect her to respond to any commoner!!

Kate is trying to get a network of REAL celebritys "buddies".She dosent need or want anyone in her life who cant open a door for her or give her something for free.

bffs said...

Maybe the sheeple love Kate so much because sheep and the Princess of Darkness both have cloven hooves in common.

Chernabog said...

Well, It get's more interesting, according to AP. Jon's going to be slowly erased...

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hx5GC7mBpuj6rU_qgciRHC4cqoKwD9B12HQG0

Rebecca. said...

I can't believe anyone would question Kate's need for a body guard. If I was as despised as she is, I would want a bodyguard too!

Kate + Eight said...

Announced today by TLC. Jon is officially off the show.
New name is "Kate + Eight"
The sheeple will be in heaven.

goawayJandK said...

I can't believe anyone would question Kate's need for a body guard. If I was as despised as she is, I would want a bodyguard too!

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Actually, history shows that stalkers are usually the very disturbed FANS. BM certainly fits into this category.

She worships everything K8, she pulls her child out of school to go stalk K8 at book signings, she has the education level of a 6th grader, she has an unhealthy marriage ( I wonder if her husband has ANY CLUE what a freak his wife really is), she drags her family to the same vacation spots as K8, she proclaims that all the gossips sites seek HER out for advice and info, etc, etc.

She is a total nutcase.

As for the rest of the sheeple, it is completely baffling to me as to how they do not see right through K8's BS.

BTW - do not go to her site. It is completely infected and your computer will start doing wierd things.

MsJess said...

What is weird is the complete double standard they have for Jon's antics vs Kate. To be fair Jon has behaved like a total putz in the last couple of months. But that doesn't exonerate Kate's selfishness and diva antics. I suspect a lot of sheeple hate or resent their partners and project a lot of the negative qualities of their husbands on to Jon.

MsJess said...

Also one time I asked BM point blank if you could trade places with kate (ie have film crews follow you around and have lots of people judge every moment of you life and not give your family, any privacy) she said she would. Because she wants the money.

Tangerine Tanya said...

Do any of you remember the movie Single White Female?

Baby Mama reminds me of the strange character in the movie who wants to be like the more attractive character.

Very scary thought to be so obsessed with another person that it practically consumes their entire life.

LisaNH said...

Yolanda said...
I dug around and found these 7 reasons why someone admires Kate Gosselin (from the lil sugar website).

This list was dated 5/8/2009 - maybe they got smarter?

1. She endured & carried 6 babies! She endured 6 babies?

She chose fertility assistance. She knew the risks

2. She lets the camera's roll through "the good, the bad & the ugly"

Yup-like bathing her children for the cameras. Showing their bowel movements to all of America, and showing their constipation agony too!
3. Believing in the benefits of good nutrition, Kate went to lengths to feed her family quality goods on a budget.

Four Wheat Thins, 2 small pieces of cheese and 4 grapes for each of the tups for lunch!! She is a great Mom!!

4. Her organizational skills put most mamma's (including me) to shame-

Couldn’t find her way around an airport (screeched at Jon to lead). I suppose if you consider a woman who makes up lists then expects everyone else to do the work on them, i.e. have neighbors fold laundry, have Jon give the kids a bath, Have Jodi watch the kids etc… then yes, she is so darned organized.


5. The Gosselin children are well-behaved and mannered to Kate's credit –

That's what I saw when I watched and saw one tup clunk another on the head with whatever they had. Or the time that one of the girls played doll tug of war with the “helper” at the beach and when the help wrestled it away the child hit her with it. Yup great manners.


6. She loves her kids, and it shows. Kate is raising eight happy, healthy lil' individuals-

She loves her kids when the “P-People” are camped out in front of her house. She loves them so much that she would sacrifice a bottle of water on a national tv show rather than drink it herself; in front of them.

7. Despite the tabloids and marital rumors, Kate did not cancel scheduled appearances. Instead, she held her head high, made no apologies, and simply said she and Jon were handling things privately. She has made no apologies because in her mind, she has done nothing wrong.

Everyone else is wrong and Kate is right. She is perfect, in her own mind.

now excuse me while I go throw up!- [Don’t take too long because I’ll be waiting outside the bathroom (or laundry room LOL) door for my turn to throw up too. ]

miarng_mom said...

I am always impressed with the GWoP posters. I only post occasionally but read daily. What impresses me the most is the level of insight that is shown in all posts. That, IMO, is exactly what the sheeple are missing. They have absolutely no insight.
My two cents regarding the sheeple- my niece is a sheeple. She is 25 years old. She dropped out of high school when she became pregnant at 18. She has been with her boyfriend for 7 years. He is on disability due to a 'back' injury. He never seems to have any problems with said injury other than his inability to work. She has called the police before because he smacked her. She stays with him because they have 2 children and he would obviously not pay any child support to her ever. She works dead end jobs when she can find them. She drops her kids off with her parents or the sitter constantly. If there are people around she doesn't watch her children- she figures someone else will watch them for her. Sorry about the long winded post. I guess my point is that it seems these girls or women may have a life that isn't what they had planned, or may see themselves in a dead end situation. Instead of doing the hard work to make changes, they look up to someone who hasn't had to work hard. She can claim "supermommy" but never has to be a mommy. She claims "organized and clean" but never does the work. She gets to have the big diamond wedding bling without having a loving and respectful relationship with a man. In short she's the slacker and faker many want to be!

Rebecca said...

One of my best friends used to adore her, but her opinion of Kate has gone down drastically since the recent slew of events started.
Another is, as far as I know since I only get to see her a couple times a year, still a fan of Kate.

Both treat their husbands well (especially the second, their relationship is really beautiful). No kids, but I've seen them interacting with them before, and they don't treat them anything like Kate.

I honestly don't know why they are fans of Kate, as they act NOTHING like her. They both said that she is very "real". Like seeing that other people aren't perfect, maybe?