Is The End In Sight?

When people other than us start blogging that Kate is not longer relevant is it time to think about getting out the marshmallows and toasting forks?

Is Kate's career over?

125 comments:

Sharon Marie said...

I used to watch the show every now and then. It was "cute." Now, I'm burned out with the entire scenario. Kate dresses sleazy and the kids are cute but reality this isn't. I don't know many families that go on vacations every month or two and try to portray it as real life.

txmom said...

We can only hope so!
It is sickening to see someone rewarded for exploiting their children.

TLC lost the viewership in my household. We watch NOTHING tlc offers.

Ohio Buckeye said...

Jon and the kids made K8G barely tolerable.

She's managed to make SUCH an arse of herself and in such a public arena, that she did herself in.

No one cares. She is talentless and thoroughly unlikable.

Wine at my house! I think it's time we tip our wine goblets at K8G last pathetic whine on camera. We can make it a drinking game: everytime K8G whines about a) being a single mom, b) does it all for her children, c) is a contract keeper, d) is a high road taker, e) she and Jon will always come together for the good of the children, f) she's soooo lonely.... we tip another one back and toast to her impending (and hopefully PERMANENT) departure from our tv screens.

TinBox said...

Kate, you used to shock, disgust, or outrage me. I admit to have watched your show despite my intense distaste of your attitude, personality, and spirit.

Now, you bore me to tears. The latest Kate+8 episodes were so pathetic that you had to screech at the gators or power-washing equipment. The Inside Kate's World was very blechhhh!

I'm so glad that the media is so done with you as I am! Good Riddance!

TinBox said...

BTW, my family skipped the vacation this summer because we chose to be financially responsible and we need to build cash reserves due to future uncertainties.

The Gosselins, on the other hand, get vacations up the yin yang. Florida, NYC, Alaska, Bald Head Island!

Lucky them. I cannot relate to Kate in this harsh economic climate.

Lauren said...

Here's the thing...
We all said this back in November when Jon put the kybosh on filming.

I think Kate will get desperate and unpredictable and it might take a longer downward spiral for Kate. I give it another year. But then you just never know.

Good thing is that she is getting a lot of bad press now. Yipee! And I think a lot of people are connecting the dots. People are making the connection that a mom with 8 kids SHOULDN'T have the time to dress up like she did on Saturday. But for some reason Kate does have the time - because she has nannies and a household staff. So maybe people are realizing that she's not the super-mom she said she was.

gherkin said...

I really and truly hope that Kate is on her way out, but I have my doubts. I think she is so desperate to stay in the limelight that she would sell her soul.

I still have fears of some kind of a trainwreck of a dating show for her.

It is beyond comprehension for me that people are still interested in those kids getting haircuts, new shoes, going on all expenses paid trips, etc. Who cares? I would rather watch paint dry.

Betty Boop said...

TLC themselves are responsible for a lot of this. They pushed Kate on the audiences as something she wasn't. She was never super organized. She was simply a control freak. She liked to pretend she was something she wasn't and TLC egged her on by filling in the gaps and letting her pretend she was cooking, cleaning, shopping, and caring for the children all by herself when all along she had help.

The charade couldn't continue. Kate thank you so much for going on DWTS and letting such a large audience see you for the incompetent famewhore that you really are.

Lovely said...

Canadian Mom said...

Can't wait for an episode of "Whatever Happened To..."

Tickety-tock the clock has stopped!

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Summed up nicely!

Brummygirl said...

"To everything there is a season!"

I believe these lyrics taken from the original quote from the bible, to be applicable to Kate at the present time.
She has had her seasons, more than she deserved, but all things come to an end.
From what began as a delightful look into the life of eight adorable children, soon turned into the situation today of one very boring, fame seeking mother and one less than admirable father. This caused the misery of the children they should have protected.
As much as we like to think there will be a happy ending for this family, I cannot see it. The tuplets at birth were stamped with the dollar sign, their future, precarious.
The majority of people are fed up to the teeth with Kate Gosselin and only her "fans" follow her like lemmings to the edge of the precipice. Sadly, the ones who will have to catch her, will be the children. T.L.C. will be nowhere to be found, they have limits to their seasons too!!

"A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away"......

So "Turn. Turn, Turn" Kate and walk away!!!!

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Jane in CA said...

Brummygirl - as always, an very insightful post by you. Yes, to every thing there is a season, a beginning and an end. There are countless child stars, one hit wonders, and others who have had their 15 minutes of fame, only to be left in the dust with the passing of time.

Simply put, I can't see how the show can continue much longer. For one thing, the majority of Americans are feeling the financial pinch of our economy. Many people are desperately seeking a job, any job. Others are hanging on and making do with much less. None of them want to tune in to watch a selfish unkind and undeserving woman go on vacation after vacation, and when home, do nothing else with her time besides shopping, tanning, and having her hair and nails done. Kate contributes nothing to make the world a better place. She is a living example of selfish excess. The audience for her show will continue diminishing until TLC finally pulls the plug. Let's hope they do so after this season.

Kate cannot hope to carry a show by herself. The children are growing up and no matter how long she makes them sit in high chairs or wear matching clothing, or underfeeds them, they've already grown out of the cute baby/toddler stage. While they all have nice features, they are really not so very different from other children their own age to generate the interest that they once did.

Perhaps blessedly so, none of the children seem particularly talented. I mean, none of them are potential child stars (singing, dancing, acting, etc.). Besides which, if Kate tried to get them into movies or music, agents would take over and run the show, and Kate couldn't stand that.

I predict Kate will grow increasingly desperate to keep the material goods she's amassed so far, such as the McMansion, the expensive cars, clothes, and of course, her babysitter, Steve Nield.

But when the money runs out, she won't be able to. How can she maintain the mortgage and upkeep on that huge property? How can she afford to pay Nield $1600/day to accompany her on jaunts around town? Some people think she's socked away a good amount of money -- maybe so. But what I see is a woman who spends, spends, spends.

I just hope that she can't touch what little bit of money actually made it into the childrens accounts.

I'd like to add: TLC is no longer allowed in my household. Even long after the Kate show is taken off the air, TLC will remain off limits in my household. They lost a viewer for a long, long time, perhaps life.

pinkdiamond611 said...

I believe the phrase is, "how low can you go?". She has a long way to go, unfortunately. The Kart will squeeze every drop from the stone.

Ohio Buckeye said...

Maybe K8G will live on in PR infamy... could've probably have made it several more seasons as J&K+8 had she had the sense and grace not to buy a mansion and kick her husband to the curb immediately thereafter. That was the beginning of the end for Miss Thing. Nothing like spending 3-4 seasons branding yourself as a religious, financially struggling and LOVING mom, only to suddenly flush the whole image right down the commode as if it was just another full potty that she loved showing us all. (Thanks for the memories, K8 - we could've all done without your kids' successful trips to their potty chairs.)

Then, with a head full of steam and delusion, she decided to share even MORE of herself with the viewing audience, which only proved she was even more obnoxious than even we @ GWoP had imagined.

Was it her stint(s) on The View that displayed her complete lack of ability (or interest) in discussing anything but HERSELF that speeded her downhill slide?

Or did she pick up downward momentum when even Paula Deen apparently couldn't stomach her?

Or was it her embarrassing "10 @ 10" with Leno when she talked about holding her breath as a child when passing cemetaries so as not to breathe the gasses of the dead bodies" (WHAT did she just say??!)

But these, I guess were mere tacks in the coffin compared to her stupendously stiff and wonderously wooden dance moves on DWTS. That HAD to have been the biggest nail of all in ye olde Katie Coffin.

Yes, I think she will be legendary only in the annals of Public Relations, where she will be used as an example of the ULTIMATE PR disaster. Yep, K8G is the Hindenberg of Public Relations - haughtily above all for a short spin around the celebrity sky, then down in flames.

Ah, well, Katie, look at the bright side: at least you still have that 'really good bra'......

bonehead said...

Hey, what happened to Twisted Kate? Was that suppose to be on this summer? Who would want to watch, much less listen to someone who doesn't know what they are talking about. In these bad economic times, most people don't want to see anybody blow money, spend money on themselves, and unnessary trips, then have the gall to go on TV talk shows and cry, bitch and whine I have no money. I have been reading a lot of the comments from a lot of the recent articles and a lot of those loyal fans are seeing Kate for who she really is and are defecting. I see the end is coming.

Ohio Buckeye said...

That's a great question, whatever happened to Twisted K8?

I think as recently as early summer K8G was hyping it as if she expected it to air this fall.

Well.... we're heading into September and nary another word about Twisted K8.

"Love is in the Mix," anyone?

Clothing line for children perhaps?

"Mom Logic" then?

Or how about "I Just Want You to Know"?

And the hits, they just keep on comin'.........

Hippie Chick said...

Yep, her big, dramatic get-attention grabber? Get back together with Jon. Watch. Ugh. I'll throw up. And then we'll all know it's all for show. Even the sheeple could not deny it's just to stay relevant. The "haterz" have been saying this forever; she has been fading into obscurity for awhile now, and she's done everything to stay on top. Let's face facts: Reality TV "stars" do not stay famous. It just does NOT happen. Ba-Bye Kate. Don't let the door hit ya on the way out. And let the kids have some normalcy. Please.

Lorrie said...

I think most telling that "The End is in Sight" is TLC's sudden amnesia regarding Twist of Kate. I've never witnessed a nonexistent show endorsed so hard for so long, only to suddenly never hear another thing about it. TLC has lost faith in the once-bankable Kate. What other explanation for burying Twist of Kate could there be?

Brummygirl said...

@ Jane:
T.L.C. is not on our agenda either. My husband would not watch anything that channel had to offer and I only ever watched Jon & Kate.

Ohio Buckeye said:

Or was it her embarrassing "10 @ 10" with Leno when she talked about holding her breath as a child when passing cemetaries so as not to breathe the gasses of the dead bodies" (WHAT did she just say??!)

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Oh ha ha, I had forgotten about that!!!

kate can't do sh** said...

Kate made the 10 bitchiest reality stars of ALL TIME list on TMZ.....it looks like she is near the top of the list.

Exhausted said...

I think DWTS was her Waterloo. We've known how vomitous she is for a long time, but with DWTS, all the rest of the country was put on notice and given clear evidence as to how demanding and talentless she is. She is just such a nothing, and TLC has tried every dance and scheme to make people think otherwise. I say it's time to admit that dog won't hunt, TLC!

K8STFU said...

Buckeye (how 'bout them Reds?!)

JMO, but I think that the nail in the coffin was DWTS.

Paula, Jay, J&K, The View - they all have very specific demographics for audiences.

DWTS is prime-time, mainstream television that has a much larger fan base. TLC really got a bang for its buck by showing millions what a lazy, ungrateful diva non-talent K8 is.

Cry Me a RIver said...

If it weren't for bad press she'd have no press at all. She blew so many opportunities because she knew she had the kids as her ace in the hole and did not really have to work - just show up.

Little did she know that people did not watch to her kids go through a torturous divorce, losing their only caregiver, without missing a beat in filming.

It was the happiness about the kids that made the show. Now they are sooo sad and used up, it is too painful to watch.

another one oh my said...

What end in sight? TLC still has the statue of liberty, alaska footage. Throw in a couple of clip show and we have a season.

That said, TLC has a new series with a new family of quints and an older child. I just visited the family's site and they are excited about being in a "series".
I noticed some people wrote to them and spoke about selling thier kids.

Like it or not, here we go again...

Jane in CA said...

Exhausted said:
I think DWTS was her Waterloo. We've known how vomitous she is for a long time, but with DWTS, all the rest of the country was put on notice and given clear evidence as to how demanding and talentless she is.
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I agree, both Kate and TLC made a serious miscalculation :) This is not a scientific survey in the slightest, but a good friend of mine is a huge fan of DWTS. When I heard that Kate was going to be on, I bemoaned the fact and said she was going to ruin the season for me. My friend was surprised at how strongly anti-Kate I was. She had never watched J&K+8, and she thought of Kate as a frazzled mom of multiples with a dead beat ex (the power of TLC-fueled tabloid stories). So she said she was going to keep an open mind.

Well, by the time of Kate's exit from the show, she couldn't stand her. Absolutely could not stand her. It had nothing to do with all the facts we know from following this saga, and was solely based on Kate's piss poor attitude during the show. Again - Kate shoots herself in the foot, but she can't help it. Her abhorrent personality is too strong - she can't hide it for long.

Jane in CA said...

Lorrie said:
I think most telling that "The End is in Sight" is TLC's sudden amnesia regarding Twist of Kate. I've never witnessed a nonexistent show endorsed so hard for so long, only to suddenly never hear another thing about it.
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LOL! I think that's the funniest thing about this whole saga. There was Kate, hyping up "her" upcoming show, Twist of Kate, and TLC leaves her hanging in the wind on that one. I wonder if they tried to film a pilot and it was so horrifying even TLC execs noticed the stench in the room?

I guess the twist was - there is no show?

worried said...

If worse comes to worse, Kate will play martyr and allow Jon to crawl back home.

Their "rebuilding" the marriage would be good for a season on two.

I hate to say it, but I don't think this is an impossible scenario.

Kate will NEVER fade away quietly. She'll play whatever role is needed to keep herself in the spotlight. It might get scary when you think of the extremes she's capable of.

CathleenMary said...

This woman never wears the same thing twice. HOW HUGE IS HER CLOSET?

Brummygirl said...

Well she missed her opportunity tonight....the Miss Universe pageant was on.
Her new BFF Donald Trump was obviously there as he is part owner of the pageant.
Then this led me to thinking about Sandra Bullock, a real star, when she played Gracie in Miss Congeniality, which led me to thinking and laughing about K.G. in this role.
None of the contestants looked ORANGE, they were sleek and glided across the stage they did not stomp like a gallumpus.
The last five contestants were given some fairly difficult questions. Can anyone envisage Kate answering off the cuff like that.
Let's pretend.

Compere: "This is a two part question:
One, what is your opinion about the economic stress in the country today?"
Kate: Ummmm......is there any? Well...ummmm...this year has been SO stressful for me, at one point I couldn't pay my bills as my husband stole all my money, but I fought right on because that is always my goal to take the high road!" Flashes the $20,000 teeth!!

Compere:"Hmm...second part:

In what way big or small could you play your part in helping this economy!"
Kate: Dead silence, feels for earpiece which wasn't there.
"Umm...well...I do try to cook organicish so help by shopping at those places, but with eight children you can appreciate I have to budget, so there is not much left over for donations, but I do it all for my kids and I do believe in WORLD PEACE and..... hair extensions!!

tick tock said...

Kate ruined it all for herself, her ex-husband and her kids by just being the hunchbacked, waistless, horse faced bitch that she is. No one wants to watch a vain hooker treat her kids horribly. Her lies have been exposed.. no one believes she cares for her own kids, or even cares ABOUT them. No one believes she struggles to support them. And everyone is laughing at her for dressing like a whore with her boobs exposed so much you can see the outline of her implants, the spanx in 100 degree heat and hooker heels to buy school supplies. She will go down in history as a foolish bitch, a liar, a joke, and a BAD MOTHER. What a legacy, Ms Kreider.

silimom said...

1) I really don't think Jon will go back to her. I could be wrong, but I just don't see it. But then again, they both have $$$ coming in right now, so who knows what they'll do when the $$$ runs out.

2) I think Kate has been socking her $$$ away. And when the show ends, she will go on Survivor and Celebrity Apprentice and any other has been reality show she can get herself into.

When those gigs end, then you'll see her downsizing. Which of course won't be her fault and will generate a number of new interviews, but most people by then won't care. But Kate will downsize. I think she fears being poor. Kate spends a lot now, but that's because other people pick up most of her tabs. When push comes to shove and she has to spend her own money, she'll be stingy about it, I think.

She'll move herself and the kids into a small 4 bedroom house (remarkable how the kids can all share now, isn't it?) with a low mortgage so she doesn't have to work. She'll lay low for a few years and then 'BAM!' she'll hit the newstands with her "The Gosselin Kids x years later!" interviews. That will generate 1-2 months of interest. She'll complain about the cost cutting she's had to do but will say that while she hated the paparazzi, she liked the filming although she prefers her quiet life now. 3 months after that she'll come out with a new book detailing their years away from the business. That will lead to a slew of new book tours. She'll try and get the kids into show business again with her as their manager, but most of them will shake their heads and say "No thanks, mom!" Then they'll take off to go stay with their father.

She'll sit up late at night, sipping her wine and watching videos of her old shows.

What a sad life.

Buh-bye said...

I think the real tell-tale sign that the end is nigh is the fact that Quints by Surprise is going to be airing it's series debut after Khate+8 on 8/30 ... TLC has a new family of cute toddlers to follow around in a whole new geographical area of the country.

The Jones Quints were conceived by fertility so I fail to see the surprise in all of this... but, like J+K, they are Christians who could not selectively reduce and are relying on their church to help them.

If you read the articles about this new show, the TLC cameras have been following this family since the birth of the quints a year ago. They have lots and lots of footage in the can... this is the replacement for Kate plus 8.

Makes me happy for the Gosselin kids that they might finally be free... but sad for the Jones babies that their nightmare is just starting.

mama mia said...

Kate does appear to have sentimental attachment to dominatrix shoe boots and the blue halter top that lets her boobs hang out. Kind of like the crap spewed on her blog about how the kids put on shows, and the message behind one show was they were happy to be reunited with Kate at the kompound versus spending the weekend at the apartment with Jon. Feeble attempt there Kate, we know he is fighting you every step of the way and will eventually free those kids from your clutches.

Cry Me a RIver said...

I just can't see them ever getting back together. She got what she wanted out of him - her oriental sextuplets - never mind the twins in her eyes they should have been the tups.

I do think we will see and hear more from Steve. I think that is why he was freed up from his bodyguard duties - virtually replaced by the other guy.

I think we will see the roles reversed where he is keeping Kate in line and she is subservient to him. I think he will be in major player in the future as the relationship unfurls and becomes open.

What happened to Jamie who was set to be her sidekick?

Barbra said...

So she takes Jon back. There STILL isn't a show! The kids are no longer cute little toddlers, they are not so average (thanks to kate) immature 6 yr olds and the twins really want no part of being filmed. WE have outgrown an interest in watching them get, go, have... everything we don't in this economy. THEY, all 10 (count 'em, ten) are done. The show has outlived itself by at least two and a half years. Let tlc 'ruin' the next family!

Amanda, Iowa said...

another one oh my said...;
That said, TLC has a new series with a new family of quints and an older child.
Amanda, Iowa says:
I bet Kate is not happy by being replaced that easy. But these are only quints and I bet this mom wasnt on bedrest for 30! weeks.

Button Button said...

Maybe it is at least a little closer to coming to an end.

I also think DWTS was a very bad idea. People who knew nothing about her quickly learned WAY to much.

When Tony and crew sent her up on that "cherry picker," she was too dumb to realize Tony was finally getting his just desserts.

It had to feel wonderful to him to see her looking so ridiculous. He walked off stage laughing and clapping his hands.

Ah, revenge, ain't it sweet!

NT said...

I think that TLC has come to find out that Kate by herself is nothing. She's lazy and has no talent. Her sense of entitlement is huge and her williness to do what other women do is nonexsistent. So,that's what happened to Twist of Kate. All who have said that TLC has now seen how lame she is are correct. But as long as she has even 2 million viewers on Kate plus 8,it will go on.

rerun said...

I think TLC just found the perfect replacment family. The father of the quints has a blog. One entire entry has the word diaper and poop several times. I hope this family uses the gosselins experience as a warning and guide.

Brummygirl said...

@silimom:
UNLESS....she hooks some poor sucker with lots of money, which won't last but it will be more money in the pot and then on to the next one.
"The next reality Black Widow!!!!"

Mary said...

Hi

I noticed in the photo's of kate and the kids filming of the kite drama. Kate is wearing a one piece (regular) bathing suit. Not her tiny bikinis. I guess she wants to fool the dopes still watching how motherly she dresess. I am sure that is last time she wear that swin suit. unless they film more around the pool

Jane in CA said...

I could be wrong (heavens knows, it's happened before ;) ) - but I just can't see Jon willingly returning to the prison that was his marriage to Kate. Even if Kate gets some idea in her head that if she and Jon "reconcile" to help ratings, why would Jon commit himself to the insane asylum again? It seems to me that he's come to some sort of peace with the situation, even if it's not perfect and TLC still controls many aspects of his life. However, as long as he stays out of the limelight, they seem to be leaving him alone, and he's probably happy about that.

No, I cannot see Jon and Kate reconciling, even in the vain hopes that doing so would produce another season of income for them both.

But even if they do, it wouldn't pay off. Everyone would know it was a sham. Kate's rabid defenders would feel their heads about to explode. After calling Jon every name in the book and hating on him for over a year, I think it would snap something in their brain to have to accept him as Kate's husband again. LOL. It would actually be funny to see the chaos that would ensue, as they scramble mightily to explain why Jon is suddenly marriage material again.

No, Kate has played this scam for all its worth and she's certainly made TLC pay through the nose for use of her children. I am worried for the children, especially the 6 youngest, after the show is ended. Kate already resents them, and she will vent her frustration at her loss of income and D-list celeb status on them. They will be made to feel they did something wrong, or else the show wouldn't have been canceled. I think the boys especially will feel Kate's wrath.

The question I have is once the show is off the air for good, will she relent and give Jon 50% custody? Or will she, out of pure spite and meanness, refuse to change their current agreement and force him to take her back to court? I'm hoping that when she loses funding for the nannies, she'll tell Jon "here, you take them! I've been taking care of them and now it's your turn." If they could only be away from her, they'd be so much happier.

BeDoneNow said...

silimom said...

....I think Kate has been socking her $$$ away. And when the show ends, she will go on Survivor and Celebrity Apprentice and any other has been reality show she can get herself into.
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I agree. I have long thought that Kate has been trying to make a 'career' out of reality shows. And as long as her controversy makes someone think she might be good for ratings, she might have a shot.

The summer was dedicated to working the children. The winter may bring sleaze after sleaze of reality shows. All with Eyeball Heart Point, and 'make it harder because that's just who I am' and 'you dont know how to help me'.

Pie the Cat said...

Why not encourage her demise?

Demand longer extensions!
Larger breasts!
More chichlet-esque teeth!
More outfits from Forever 21!

I'm counting the days until Kate collapses upon herself like a dying star.

Prowling Cougar said...

"This woman never wears the same thing twice. HOW HUGE IS HER CLOSET?"

Actually, she does. We've seen the aqua boob-spilling top several times, as well as the denim skirt, white skirt, white shorts and black gladiator heels.
I think the black satin disco shorts and zebra top may have been a first, though!

Berks Has Shoes! said...

"I'm hoping that when she loses funding for the nannies, she'll tell Jon "here, you take them! I've been taking care of them and now it's your turn." If they could only be away from her, they'd be so much happier."

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I'm willing to bet that she ships all eight of them off to boarding school and tells him he has to foot the bill. There are some good ones in the area, one that has been a prestigious school for over 150 years...THE place to go.

Ohio Buckeye said...

'make it harder because that's just who I am' and 'you dont know how to help me'.

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You have captured my two favorite K8isms. These two sentences tell you all you need to know about K8G. It is ironic that these two simple sentences speak VOLUMES about the depth and breadth of K8G's personality disorder(s).

Can't manage the simplest dance move, yet tries to divert attention from that reality by covering it with bravado about loving a challenge and working harder than anyone else (all evidence to the contrary on both counts).

The second sentence is K8-Speak for "no matter how much anyone ever does for me, it will never EVER come close to being enough and I have a reason and a right to be ungrateful.

What a piece of work.

Jane in CA said...

This is from Discovery's website, under press releases. I'm not sure the date of this release, but clearly it's not coming to fruition as originally planned:

TLC » Programs » Twist of Kate

"TLC has announced that it will launch TWIST OF KATE, a new series following Kate Gosselin as she travels around the country to find out how other people juggle work, family and all the other challenges life throws at them. In each episode, she'll walk a mile in someone else's shoes - meeting real families in the middle of their own extraordinary challenges. She'll try out their jobs, see what they're up against, [snipped] As Kate gets to know them, she'll roll up her sleeves and see what she can do to help. The series is slated to premiere in August 2010."

Well, it's August 24th, and nary a peep about Twist of Kate on TLC. We all know what Kate has been doing in recent months - filming with the children for Kate +8. She hasn't had time to do any filming for her own show. Whose idea was this anyway -- it sounds like a clear recipe for failure.

First of all, Kate is incapable of walking three feet in someone else's shoes, much less a mile. Secondly, Kate rolling up her sleeves to help others? This has to be a joke. Surely TLC and Kate's handlers know her well enough by now to realize this would never happen, not even with the purse-toting Jon 2.0 Nield trying to talk her into it.

Merrilee said...

Just where is "Twist of Kate"?

Summer is nearly over.

5, 4, 3, 2...

Anonymous said...

K8G might just 'roll up her sleeves' but it won't be to help anyone. It will be to write bible quotes for the camera to capture and detailed directives how how to make "Kate's Coffee" before they deliver it to her in her bed each morning.

K8G walking in someone else's shoes? (They'd better be hooker heels if K8G going to don them.) Kate helping others?

WHO writes this crap? They can't be serious. As K8G would snarkily ask, "Have you MET me?"

Cake the Dog said...

Pie the Cat said...
Why not encourage her demise?

Demand longer extensions!
Larger breasts!

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Brilliant!

Kate, your boobs look kinda small when you bend over. Stars like you should have double D's at a bare minimum. Maybe you should see Pam Anderson's surgeon. You'd look great, and I think it would even improve your posture.

dustilies said...

Ohio Buckeye said . . .

The second sentence ['you don't know how to help me'] is K8-Speak for "no matter how much anyone ever does for me, it will never EVER come close to being enough and I have a reason and a right to be ungrateful.

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Wow. Just WOW. This is the kind psychological insight that I come here for. The 'right to be ungrateful.' I never thought about it that way, but now that you say it, I realize how many of us, to varying degrees hang on to this right as if it is life itself.

Sounds like you have walked many, many, many miles in your white nurse's shoes, Buckeye.

Brummygirl said...

As Kate gets to know them, she'll roll up her sleeves and see what she can do to help. The series is slated to premiere in August 2010."
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I must admit I was waiting for Refuse Collector, Bug Control, Short order cook and shoe salesgirl.
All of these jobs, hard working people perform every day but could you see Kate doing these or any other, as she may see it, menial occupations.
Or.....here's a new concept, exchange with a mother who really looks after her own children!!
Nah, I guess T.L.C. knew how futile this would be after her first session at the pancake house.
"Come and git yer Blueberry flips" was probably not quite appropriate!! :)

Exhausted said...

I call it. Her next attention-getting move will be that she's hospitalized for...wait for it...EXHAUSTION. Then there will be throngs of reporters outside the hospital and she can be on another form of bed rest again, back to her heroic roots. They'll wheel her out like the martyr she wants to be, and she'll pretend she's disgusted by the P-people there, the sheeple can say, "Well,poor woman, what would you do with 8 kids?" and then finally a small voice will say, "Um, exhausted from what?" and the world will agree, and Baby Jane can go into her lonely house with no one left to protect her.

And on a quiet night in Wernersville, if you listen just so, you can hear her screaming, "Jonnnnnnnnnnn!!!"

fidosmommy said...

I wonder if it's possible the TLC crew has just plain had enough of dealing with Kate Gosselin, TLC execs have decided she is too high maintenance for their pocketbooks, and trying anything new with Kate is more than they can bear.

She has been a moneymaker for them, sure, but the new family hasn't got its entitlement issues yet. They will be cheaper to work with and more interesting to watch.
Ergo, a better deal for TLC and a nicer work day for the crew.

How long could YOU work with Kate, no matter what your paycheck said?

CityGirl said...

Well at least Mady isnt wearing that jean skirt someone said she wore two days in a row. It appears that Kate has borrowed it! and is wearing it in the pic with steve in NY. What a nasty...

Gimme Gimme said...

Only now it's STEEEEEVVVVVVVVVE, STOP BREATHING!!!!!!!!!!

Gimme Gimme said...

Mady's little legs are pencil thin. The only ones that are keeping their weight is Hannah and Cara.

Pie the Cat said...

Cake the Dog said...

Brilliant!

Kate, your boobs look kinda small when you bend over. Stars like you should have double D's at a bare minimum. Maybe you should see Pam Anderson's surgeon. You'd look great, and I think it would even improve your posture.


And butt implants. Like Coco.

mama mia said...

I wanted to see Twist of Kate to finally see a bunch of fat women in a room with Kate while she tells them she got her white perfect teeth from flossing and brushing, and her rock hard abs from carrying 6 children on her hip, and she shed 20 lbs and got tanned going to the beach with them all summer. Then she could whine about the hair extensions, a little bit, pretending her own hair is now grown in and those are gone. And she'd give dating tips for newly single moms, how to dress for success in getting men to pant and drool, while playing hard to get sticking close to a married man. And of course she'd wrap up the day talking about how it is the quality of time you spend with your kids, not the quantity and could they please line up in single file to buy her latest book called "The best thing I spent on MY kids was MY time". Sigh.. and now it appears I am not going to see that.

Preesi said...

Well, what is that I hear?

Do I hear the sound of a dying attention whores career?

Why?

Well, lets see

1) Elin Woods breaks silence on People magazine cover
2) Lndsay Lohans outta rehab
3) Mariah Carey is pregnant

What will Kate do to grab headlines?

pinkdiamond611 said...

It has been brought up in the past that Kart feeds the kids very little. One theory is that she purposely wants them to be "small" because people will think they are younger than they really are. That is the same reason for the bibs, sippy cups and high chairs past the age of two. In reality the sextuplets are supposed to be in the first grade. It has been shown that if one of the children asks for food or drinks there requests have been denied.

Amanda, Iowa said...

Oh, gosh. In kate's newest blog entry she writes about a heartwarming welcome home show the kids gave her after they came home from 2 days with Jon.
Do you think they were practicing in the van that day that Jon dropped them off at the gate?
By the way, TLC also booked a show with 6tuplets.
Say byebye Kate! Sayonara

Rose said...

I haven't commented on this blog for a while, whereas a few months ago, I was writing much more frequently. Kate's antics used to drive me absolutely up the wall, to the point where I couldn't NOT vent about it on here, but now I am just so sick of it, it seems like there's not much more to say about her or the situation.

The way I see it is this: life is crazy enough. I just got through the summer job from hell (seriously), and now, like millions of others in this world, I am continuing to work and deal with my own problems. Yes, that's right--we ALL have our own problems, but only some people try to squeeze dollar bills out of the situation by crying, whining, and exaggerating their way through public interviews and "reality" shows.

Put simply, I am sick of Kate's behavior, and even more sick of the sheeple who have heart attacks whenever they hear some "jellus hater" making an observation about their precious little Kate. I still care about the Gosselin kids and hope they will be all right, but Jon and Kate are their parents, and the ball is in their court to raise their children. There's no doubt that Kate is vanishing in the limelight, and for her sake (and the sake of those innocent children), I hope she starts seriously thinking hard about her back-up plan. Does she have one? Or will TLC just let her off easy and continue to support her? I don't know--it's hard to tell, but the evolution of reality TV and child exploitation has gone entirely too far already.

Ellvira said...

The time is shorter and shorter. TLC has lined up two "replacement" shows to see which or if both will take. Another sextuplet show and a quint show. I hate to see if for their sakes but I'm glad to see TLC has no more faith in Kate and is getting prepped to dump her.

Protect8 said...

For Kate Plus 8 to work, Kate had to prove that she wasn't the mean person that had been showcased on earlier shows.

But as soon as the new show started the old "real" Kate came back in full force. She continued to demean her children, talk only to the camera and it was all about me, me, me - poor me. She continues to be disrespectful to service people. The ratings dropped 33% after the first show - then poof! the show disappeared. In the past few weeks her press has been so bad which might have a backlash effect of having people tune into Monday's show to see just how bad Kate is, but viewership won't last.

It must be a huge struggle for TLC to come up with enough good moments with Kate and her children to piece together a single show.

So I think it is almost over. Sadly, I believe the 8 children have been damaged and will continue to be damaged by a wildly narcissistic mother especially when the buffer of the crew isn't around.

Pie the Cat said...

Preesi Said...

(snip)
What will Kate do to grab headlines?


Tongue piercing? Shaved head meltdown, and tattoo "Stevie" on her left breast?

Or car crash from being chased by paps?

Pencils&Erasers said...

ick tock said...
Kate ruined it all for herself, her ex-husband and her kids by just being the hunchbacked, waistless, horse faced bitch that she is. No one wants to watch a vain hooker treat her kids horribly. Her lies have been exposed.. no one believes she cares for her own kids, or even cares ABOUT them. No one believes she struggles to support them. And everyone is laughing at her for dressing like a whore with her boobs exposed so much you can see the outline of her implants, the spanx in 100 degree heat and hooker heels to buy school supplies. She will go down in history as a foolish bitch, a liar, a joke, and a BAD MOTHER. What a legacy, Ms Kreider.
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This struck me interesting on several points, tick tock.
Vain, "waistless"-yes. "Horse-faced?" No. I mean let's deal in facts. Her face isnt all that bad, really (enhanced though it is...) S.J. PARKER? Now THAT is "horse-faced"! (Sorry, S.J.P)
Re. "Vain Hooker.": Vain , yes. Hooker? That's stretching it a bit. Unless you mean prostituting her kids and self out for $$$. IF she is having some relationship with Purse Boy (and I am dying to know for sure, TBH), well, that's hardly being a hooker on a grander scale.
Re.Spanx in 100-degree heat: Let's face it (and I dont wear them), but IF someone felt they needed to wear Spanx, maybe they would wear them no matter the heat, esp. if they thought they would be photographed. Who knows how hot (temperature wise) she really felt.
Hooker heels to buy school supplies: I had to laugh at something I saw the other day while browsing gossip mags at the dr.office: A very shapely , YOUNG, gal/woman shopping at an outdoor festival or market. She even was bending over to look at something lower- she had on short-shorts and "hooker heels" with them. I IMMEDIATELY thought of KHate.! And how you "aren't supposed to wear high heels with shorts/doesn't everyone know that??" etc. I guess THIS young woman didn't know it...
BTW: the woman/girl was (a newly-slmmed-down) Britney Spears.

HedgeUrBets said...

Ellvira said...
The time is shorter and shorter. TLC has lined up two "replacement" shows to see which or if both will take. Another sextuplet show and a quint show. I hate to see if for their sakes but I'm glad to see TLC has no more faith in Kate and is getting prepped to dump her.

8/25/2010 10:08 AM

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This is EXACTLY it. Most people try to line up a new job before telling the current one to Kiss Off. (maybe not so many now as in past days but...) Anyway, this is what The Lecherous Channel is doing w/these two new exploitive shows. No less and no more. The MINUTE one (or both) of them are shown to have high ratings that last more than the initial episode? Buh-BYE Khate.
After all, she didn't know how to help them anymore.

Jane in California said...

Pencil & Stamp said:
"Horse-faced?" No. I mean let's deal in facts. Her face isnt all that bad, really (enhanced though it is...)
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If Kate didn't have a perpetual scowl on her face, she would be decent looking. The rare genuine smile she has makes her look pretty. But her outer looks are ruined by her inner ugliness and most of the time she is either frowning, scowling, or looking irritated. Not an attractive look on anyone.

silimom said...

Preesi said:


Well, lets see

1) Elin Woods breaks silence on People magazine cover
2) Lndsay Lohans outta rehab
3) Mariah Carey is pregnant

What will Kate do to grab headlines?
******

1) She'll go on the cover of People Magazine
2) She'll announce she needs to enter a private therapy clinic because of her OCD issues
3) She'll announce she's pregnant with Steve's child.

MareDevon said...

Being seen getting cozy with Jon again, and a "sexy" risque photo shoot/interview will totally be straws she'll grasp at to keep her name in the press.

Jane in California said...

Preesi said:

1) Elin Woods breaks silence on People magazine cover
2) Lndsay Lohans outta rehab
3) Mariah Carey is pregnant

What will Kate do to grab headlines?
---------------------------------

Hmmm, somehow

a) Kate Gosselin shops at Target, again;
b) Kate Gosselin and body guard drive van around town; or
c) Kate Gosselin waits by phone for TLC to return her many calls

will make tabloid headlines

Ohio Buckeye said...

Dustilies 5:18: THANK YOU for making my day. Sincerely.

I may not have 'seen it all', but I've seen ALOT in my nursing days.

K8G, though, is in a league of her own. And not at all in a good way.

Thanks again for your kind comment.

It's Over said...

I dedicate this to Kate Gosselin:

From Madonna's "Take a Bow"

Take a bow, the night is over
This masquerade is getting older
Lights are low, the curtains down
There's no one here

Say your lines but do you feel them
Do you mean what you say when there's no one around
Watching you, watching me, one lonely star
[One lonely star you don't know who you are]

Good riddance, Kate. You won't be missed.

silimom said...

I have to admit, I too was looking forward to Twist of Kate. I really wanted to see her try and carry a show based on her own merit and not on the backs if her children. I still have no issue with either her or Jon working in entertainment as long as they don't directly involve their kids.

Unfortunately, she proved with DWTS that she really has very little to offer both in talent and attitude. If she had shown even a small bit of gratitude for that opportunity, had not come in with a diva attitude and had put in at least a modicum of effort, I have a feeling she'd be doing better professionally.

Instead, she only confirmed the impression people originally had of her and try as she might shifting the blame to Jon didn't work anymore. I think any sympathy people felt for her evaporated when DWTS aired.

silimom said...

I have a confession, speaking of DWTS: I'm actually secretly a little bit hoping Jon IS on at some point in the near future. I doubt he would be but it would be interesting to watch. I suspect that he would do better than Kate, if for no other reason than he's got a better attitude and gets along better with the people he works with - at least that's always been my impression.

anotherthing... said...

TinBox said...
"Kate, you used to shock, disgust, or outrage me.
...
Now, you bore me to tears...

I'm so glad that the media is so done with you as I am! Good Riddance!

8/23/2010 2:15 PM"
~~~~~~~~~~~~


I second that!!!!!

anotherthing... said...

Ohio Buckeye said...
That's a great question, whatever happened to Twisted K8?

I think as recently as early summer K8G was hyping it as if she expected it to air this fall.

Well.... we're heading into September and nary another word about Twisted K8.

"Love is in the Mix," anyone?

Clothing line for children perhaps?

"Mom Logic" then?

Or how about "I Just Want You to Know"?

And the hits, they just keep on comin'.........

8/23/2010 5:04 PM
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Would that sound off in the distance be that karma train...?

Choo Choooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Brummygirl said...

To Nat King Cole's "The party's over" an Ode to Kate!!!


The party's over
It's time to call it a day
T.L.C. will burst your balloon
And take the freebies away
It's time to wind up the masquerade
Just take your lemons and make lemonade.

The party's over
The candles flicker and dim
What you did on DWTS, is anyone’s guess
But your dancing was grim
Now you must wake up, all dreams must end
Take off your makeup and miracle bra
Cause it's all over, my friend

The party’s over
People now find you a bore
You were not content with what was sent
Always asking for more
Now you must wake up, to what you are
A reality mother, just never a star
Yes it’s all over, my friend.

The party’s over
The die is now cast
Your relationship with Steve has made us all heave
Hope YOU had a blast
‘Cause there’s a price, always to be paid
Your children’s childhood hopefully will be saved
But for you it’s all over, my friend

Minka's tail said...

My predictions:
1. Kate will announce she has a secret disease. If she can't get a cancer scare, a disease like fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome will do--they have multiple symptoms and are hard to diagnose. Depression may work, too.

2. Kate gets fat and loses the weight. Alternatively, Kate has an eating disorder and seeks treatment.

3. Kate announces she's the victim of some sort of abuse, either from a relative, or someone she won't name.

4. After Steve leaves his wife, of course, there's the wedding and miracle baby.

She'll be around for a couple more years. She's got a lot of moves she hasn't tried yet.

Exhausted said...

Preesi said...

...Well, lets see

1) Elin Woods breaks silence on People magazine cover...

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Nothing against Elin, but when did it suddenly become acceptable to wash your linens in public? Kate has been the poster skank of this approach, and I guess she helped to make it seem normal. Do an interview about something that's painful and embarrassing for your children on People, on Today...wherever. It's just madness. You don't have to set the record straight, people. Just be noble and protect your children.

who cares anymore? said...

I still doubt that Steve is interested in or attracted to Kate; she appears to be smitten with him. He must personify power, money, and 'success' to Kate since he is an extension of TLC. But cmon, she's such a chore, such a linebacker, how could he want her? If they were truly having an affair, why would HE not try to be more discrete here? He should never be photographed with her as her bodyguard/assistant and as a married man.I think he's been cast by TLC as the romantic interest for Kate, in this fake reality show/circus act. He plays along for the paycheck.

My personal hunch aside, do you think people would even care anymore if they came out as a couple? I think it would make a small blip on the radar for a few days and then go away.

silimom said...

exhausted - Elin doesn't bug me by going to People magazine. First, unlike Kate, Elin was truly a victim and yet never once did she act like it. Two, she knows people are interested in her perspective and by doing one interview she can say (as she did) "You've got what you wanted. You've heard both sides. It's time to move on."
Third, I think had there not been so many women, if it had been only one or two, she wouldn't have come out. Sex addiction is a hot button issue and her story resonates with a lot of women.

Unlike Kate, Elin has class and puts her kids first. I do not begrudge her her say.

K & S have easy access in the back... said...

Sillimom, i agree with you about jon being on DWTS. he has a right to be on that show. Kate did. so Jon should be able to. if david hasselhoff got on, so can jon. if tlc dumps kate, maybe they will let jon go on and he could go alot futher than skank did. that would pay his child support for over a year at the 20K rate. if it is announced that jon will be on DWTS, you can be sure kate will come up with a doozy that will compete with jon.
cover on people steve and kate we found love! kate is setting it up for her to find love with steve. if steve hasn't wore his wedding ring in over 2 years, are those diamonds on the hags saggy neck how many years she has been with steve? didn't her sister make it? then she would know. unless kate lied to her too.

kate and steve in ny! my my just couldn't wait to get to the Exexx House?

gross.

Charlie Rose said...

I would love to think this "thang" is going away soon but she isn't. Her show will start in November and the kids will work until someone else forces them off. That isn't going to happen. No one is willing to take a stand against her and all these foul mouth reality tv personalities. I refuse to call them stars because they are so far from being stars. They just picked the lucky straw and are getting rich fast. Unfortunately, they don't care how they become famous so long as they are in the limelight.

Its like the Jersey Shore crew, REALLY? One of the guys on the show will be making over $10 Million next year? Why? Because he has abs? Give me a break. He might have abs but he doesn't have any brain cells left.

Swissmiss said...

As far as Kate's new show, Twist of Kate, I read somewhere that it's coming out in November.

Silimom said...

ITA, If Kate and Steve came out who would really care? And it only makes her look like a homewrecker because they've been pushing how happily married he is for so long.

I really think he's her babysitter. When he talks her, it's not like a lover but like a manager. I don't think they're having sex. I think he loves the kids and I think he and his wife pity Kate. When the show ends, TLC will move him onto another assignment.

Proud Grandma said...

Haven't seen any postings re the kids going back to school today, but I checked out some photos of her putting them on the bus. Only three photos. She had the van parked so close to the bus, like the kids might be exposed to the dreadful hoards of Paparazzi as they entered the bus. Honest to Pete, this woman has no clue. http://www.hollywoodlife.com/2010/08/26/photos-kate-gosselin-kids-sextuplets-twins-back-to-school-bus/
However, she did have the grace not to embarrass her kids by wearing hooker mini and heels and looked like any regular Mom who has scrambled out at the crack of dawn, tied back hair and dashed out the door. Wonder where she got the clothes, must have borrowed some from the nanny.

Jane in California said...

sillimom said:
I still have no issue with either her or Jon working in entertainment as long as they don't directly involve their kids.
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I feel the same. Heidi Montag and Spencer whathisface are two reality show addicts. They have shown they will do nearly anything to keep their faces in the public. I think they are very silly people and they don't hold any appeal for me. But they don't bother me -- because they are two adults willingly putting themselves out there to make a buck. If people want to follow their antics, so be it.

If Kate and/or Jon were to do the same, leaving the kids entirely out of it, then it wouldn't bother me. I wouldn't watch, but I wouldn't write to sponsors demanding their show be taken off the air.

For the longest time, my beef has been the exploitation of the children. Both Kate and Jon would still be podunk nobodies if it weren't for the fact that they had six very cute babies at once and then sold them like a commodity.

Living with 5 kids in Allentown said...

I saw an odd story today that Kate sent the kids off for their first day of school today.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1306436/Kate-Gosselin-deals-nest-sends-school.html

I call it "odd" because the public schools in Reading/Wyomissing PA don't start school until next week, so I would assume the private schools are on a similar schedule. But beyond that...the pictures are odd.

Why does Kate have such a death grip on her son's arm as he gets out of the van? Why do the children not have book bags? Why is the bus in a parking lot? Why in one picture can you see a mini van pulled in front of the bus, which is not there in the final picture? Why can't you see a driver in the bus in the final picture? And why is there an obvious change in lighting levels from picture to picture? I'd even be willing to guess that in the first picture the sun is in front of the bus, and yet it is clearly behind the bus in the 2nd and 3rd pictures.

Yeah, it screams "staged" to me!

Lucille said...

"Proud Grandma said...

However, she did have the grace not to embarrass her kids by wearing hooker mini and heels and looked like any regular Mom who has scrambled out at the crack of dawn, tied back hair and dashed out the door. Wonder where she got the clothes, must have borrowed some from the nanny."

Yes, but she'll have her hooker clothes on when she picks them up.

lindahoyt said...

There is nothing cute about this "family" any longer. It is nothing but a sad, twisted, lie. I can not stand to watch the little ones exist as circus side show freaks and cute accessories of their mother. It is appalling.

The only Gosselin activity that I participate in, is that I come here every once and a while. If Kate is on a magazine, I turn it around in the rack. If she is on a show, I avoid that show. I run quickly through any commercial that she is on. She is a cruel mother and self-centered waste of humanity.

The Lord gave Kate an opportunity to be a witness for Him; instead she became a cautionary tale; a byword for the corruption caused by greed and fame.

Brummygirl said...

Radar online says:
"Move over Kate, there is another sextuplet family coming in".
How soon we forget!!!!!!

The photos of Kate transferring the children from her van to the school bus, is distinctly like a covert operation!:)
For once, she looks like any other mother turning up early in capris, decent t-shirt and no heels.
I bet she goes home and stands at the window shouting`àt last, mine all mine``.
I did not see Steve there this morning unless he was spotting for the F.B.I. behind the van!! :)
Gosh, she is going to make these kids as neurotic as herself.

Mary said...

Kate shows made rounds on all the entainment show.

But the Wrose news Kate is going to be special correspondent back stage party for Emmys


Mary

Ohio Buckeye said...

Have you seen the promo showing K8G getting NYC ice cream cones for the kids?

Is this supposed to make us forget her hysteria at Disney, "She's RUINED!" and then berating Jon for not intuiting what she needed and then jumping in to 'help' her, which, as has been established, NO ONE KNOWS HOW TO DO.

Mary said...

NO Kate is going to be special corsponded at the emmys back stage for ET they showed some clips of her telling everyone she has 8 KIDS 10 year old twins and 6 year old tubs. I loved it when the basketball player said you been busy.. She was as stupid as ever and wait till you see clips of her waving like she is a queen to people in the street. I loved it when Maddy said they all will be dead in 10 seconds. Also kate acting like the foool waving her arms saying Heeeeeeellllllloooo Mr Empire State building give me a break

bonehead said...

They do show the kids back packs being taken to the school bus by some women(saw this on ET). A lot of the private schools do start this week. In my area most of the suburban schools and a lot of the private schools start this week. The public schools start after labor day and a few of the public schools are on year round and have already started 2 weeks ago. I live in Chicago. I do not know of a school dist that allows parents to drive their cars or van etc up to the school buses, like Kate did. They have strict rules on where to drop children off and where to pick them up and park your car etc. And you might be right this might be staged. Where was Jon?

Summertime Blues said...

"Yes, but she'll have her hooker clothes on when she picks them up."

************

She didn't pick them up. Jon did.

Summertime Blues said...

"I call it "odd" because the public schools in Reading/Wyomissing PA don't start school until next week, so I would assume the private schools are on a similar schedule. But beyond that...the pictures are odd."

The school isn't in Reading/Wyomissing. Some public schools in the area where their school is located started on Monday. Some start next Monday. Not all public schools start at the same time, and private schools are on an entirely different schedule.

"Why is the bus in a parking lot?"

That's the pickup place for the Reading bus. Always has been. It's much safer than picking up the kids on a rural road. It's a central location for the children in that area. Nothing has changed, and all of the Reading kids were picked up at the same time this morning. Nothing was staged. Honest.

Cry Me a RIver said...

Oh but the hooker heels and the boobs will be sure to follow. That was just the first day! She didn't have her game on yet. She is nothing if not predictable.

Boston Bonnie said...

bonehead said...
I live in Chicago. I do not know of a school dist that allows parents to drive their cars or van etc up to the school buses, like Kate did. They have strict rules on where to drop children off and where to pick them up and park your car etc....

This is a safety issue. Why would you let one parent drive that close to the bus when there many children around. There is a reason that school buses have the stop signs and many have the metal arm so that everyone is stopped and can see the children.

What an idiot!

silimom said...

Kate has been listening to the criticism of her clothing apparently, based on the most recent pictures which are more modest. I would bet too that we'll see a break from Steve for a while too, after the Emmys.

As for Kate being worried about the new sextuplet show on TLC - I don't think that should concern her. What needs to concern her is that so many magazines/online gossip sites are predicting that the end is near. It shows that people really are tired of her antics and want her to go away.

Jon's book, if it does end up being a tell all, will do moderately well, especially if he can get it out in the next few months and ride this anti-Kate sentiment that's out there. In many ways, I hope it's not. I'd like him to think of his children and show them more respect than to dis their mom, no matter how "entitled" (a word I loathe) he may or may not actually be. The kids live with Kate. They know how she is. But she is also their mother and they do love her. I would hope he wouldn't put them in any more of an uncomfortable position than he already has done.

fidosmommy said...

IF I wanted to read a book of Jon's - and I don't because it would be more the the making money off the kids' backs routine - I would love to hear a story of a loving father who remembers all the joys and fears of a young man who was the primary caretaker of 8 children and how he sees his life now as a divorced dad. It would only have to refer to Kate in that she was their mother and they all lived together in one house at one time. It would not have to snark on Kate or tell the private moments of the children. It would be about Jon, not Jon and Kate, and would tell his story of his love of his children, his desire to be a supportive dad and his relationship with his dad, mom, siblings, etc.

It would only sell one copy - to me - but I'd still like to read it.

ashamom said...

She will do anything to stay in the spotlight.
I hope I am wrong for the kids' sake, but I think she will next make her affair with Steve public and it will be a big scandalous media blitz.

It will buy her another month in the spotlight and then it will be over.
Her "career" will be fried.

Brummygirl said...

@fidosmommy:
I think that will be the way Jon will go more or less. He is still under contract to T.L.C. and it would not fare well to slander Kate.
I hope he tells us of the joy he feels when with his children.
I do hope it will not be "pity me I had eight children before I was 30", because that will be as boring as Kate's "I was on bed rest for 30 weeks"!!!

Marie France said...

It was announced today that Little People Big World got canceled by TLC. Low ratings. If they got canceled (and they are considerably LESS obnoxious than Hate), I think the end may be in sight for Hate. Twist of Hate was supposed to premier in early fall. Why no ads or promos for it at all???? Cause I don't think it is going to happen. TLC has the Latino sextuplets now - there show is starting soon. The Carpio or Caprio sextuplets, I think. The ethnic factor and everything TLC likes. Hate will be a thing of the past VERY soon, IMO.

anotherthing... said...

Didnt see pics of the car to bus transfer -wont go look at them either- but it sounds like Kart playing up the drama of the paps.

Just like her sort of recent comments about their 'back to school shopping at the shoe store...

This is so so maddening to me.

If she didnt continuously and RELENTLESSLY chase the spotlight and thrust her children into it... it would be a non issue.

If she didnt tip off the paps... it would be a non issue.

If the 'paps' that are taking these pictures are actually paps to begin with id be shocked.

All of this is her own creation. Its her choice. She is the one who makes it happen EVERYDAY.

I dont see Julia Roberts kids platered all over the internet... and she actually is a celebrity. There are reasons for that. Its a choice.

Sorry for the rant....

sooverit said...

Marie France said...
It was announced today that Little People Big World got canceled by TLC. Low ratings.

IMO, the Little People Big World decline in ratings was a result of the show being less and less about 'little people' ie Matt and Amy Rolloff + family and more and more about over the top home renovations and luxery vacations. The show became dull , boring, and predictable. Even the threat of a possible divorce between Matt and Amy apparantly wasnt enough to keep viewers tuning in. I foresee the same demise for the Gosselin family. TLC has already stooped to recycling 'been there done that' J & K = Kate + 8 episodes, ie Bald Head, hair cuts, shoe shopping etc...TLC's 'original' "It's a Beautiful Life, reality families just really arent that original by comparison and have more than 'jumped shark' with their semi scripted and predictable 'reality'.

CityGirl said...

i listened to the Ryan Seacrest radio show with Kate as special guest. This during the dancing days. I was VERY surprised at the blunt questions he asked. From her salary for dancing being more than other dancers to the divorce. I have to say this was the very first time I had ever heard her say that "She had fallen out of love with jon." Very interesting.
Ryan paid her like six compliments during that interview. Yuck.
I can't do links but here is the site.
http://ryan.kiisfm.com/page/
ondemand/interviews.html?podcast=onair&article=kateGosselin041910_1271690420_32367.mp3

Lillie Mae Acres said...

Wouldn't you hate to know that one day your children would accuse you of selling their childhood? Everything they did and everywhere they went depended on others approving it or not. Wouldn't you hate to know that your children would be able to access video after video of you being a hateful witch, screaming, ranting, disrespecting others and their own father, everything leading up to a public divorce? Wow, there's no erasing the past for Kate but she needs to change things and make it all right so when the children do accuse her of all this (and they will), she can at least prove that she tried to make things right BEFORE it was too late. She's too full of herself to think of others though. It's all fake...the clean freak, health food only CRAP, wanting a "normal " life CRAP, all LIES.

Cry Me a RIver said...

I too hope Jon doesn't take the sticky notes off the fridge and his MIL's bible verses and put them together in a day like Khate did with 8 Faces. Why 8 faces - why not 8 little bundles of joy. Just shows her detachment. I read that book in 15 minutes at the library and was very glad I didn't pay for it.

I will miss the Roloff show. I did enjoy watching it, but their kids are grown and supposedly Matt and Amy have grown apart and I guess it was just time. They had a long run. They have the farm to fall back on and hopefully a big savings account.

I think Cake Boss might be next. They are embroiled in legalities one part criminal and the other not by their own choosing. Why did they sue Buddy and not TLC about the name thing. The show has become very staged and scripted and over the top, too, just all their reality shows.

Brummygirl said...

Who in their right minds would join the Tough Luck Channel...oh yes, I forgot, Greedy Gosselins!!!
I hope the new family of tuplets have all their "i's" dotted and 't's crossed.

Bye! said...

I believe the end IS in sight for the Gosselin family. All of them.

I also believe that Kate will hold on until the bitter end, and do everything in her power to stay in the news.

kate can't do sh** said...

To those of you that think the kids will grow up thinking Kate sold their childhood, don't think for a second that she isn't brainwashing them. She must tell them every day that what they are doing is fun, perfectly acceptable and necessary. If you grow up hearing certain things day after day, you believe them. She would tell them there are jealous haters out there and that is unGodly, therefore, what they are doing is right and Godlike. So she pretty much has all her bases covered. Maybe these kids will never rebel, who knows? This will be a most interesting social experiment IMO.

ChurchMouse said...

"kate can't do sh** said ... Maybe these kids will never rebel, who knows?"

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Teenagers not rebelling? Don't you bet on it!

Ms. Gosselin may have all the power now, but you can guarantee that the sharks are already circling, circling, circling, waiting for the day that those twins become 18 or old enough to convince that they can sue for emancipation. Who knows who will offer them what to get some freedom/cash/cars in exchange for a tell-all book?

Sad. Just bloody sad.

TakeMeOutToTheBallgame said...

"but you can guarantee that the sharks are already circling, circling, circling, waiting for the day that those twins become 18 or old enough to convince that they can sue for emancipation. Who knows who will offer them what to get some freedom/cash/cars in exchange for a tell-all book?"

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When the twins are 18 they won't need to sue for emancipation...they will be of age to do as they please.
If they want to sue before they are 18, it's a long and difficult process in PA. You can read about it here...

http://www.gogebic.org/juvemanc.htm

I would think that by the time they are 18, people would have forgotten all about the Gosselins, and anything the twins would write would be old news, not even revelant. In eight years, who is going to care?

NotEven$1 said...

I was in the store the other day and saw her Eight Faces book being sold at the Dollar Tree, and there was still a stack of them on the shelf

sky said...

Everything has an end especially in entertainment business. However, she will not allow this to end until the nature takes course, meaning all the kids get big and viewers are no longer interested. There's a new show of new multiple babies. Kate is on the way out but she will drag this on as long as she can.

stopthemadness said...

It's September 5th and I think all the new shows that were going to premier for Fall have done so, I don't see Twist of Kate which is kind of disappointing in one way because it might have fed her need for fame and money and let the poor kids off the hook from supporting their mom's constant need for attention and STUFF, but in another way is good because it shows that TLC is no longer investing in Kate Gosselin. It had to happen. Of COURSE Kate will blame this on Jon (if you'd only not been so selfish and had stayed home to babysit 8 kids while I ran around with Steve going to BOOK signings, this wouldn't have happened!) or the kids (you didn't like doing the show, well how do you like me now, we have no money and we will have to get rid of your dogs/ bikes/ house/ toys/ health insurance/ private school) and terrify them that there is no money and it's everyone's fault but hers.
The fact is, she was never going to be this huge star, she had her 15 minutes and then some, if she did not act responsibly to put money aside for the inevitable day that the gravy train would be over, but instead chose to spend it on CRAP and vacations and assistants and body guards and PR people who sucked her dry due to her own greed for fame, then that is her fault, with what she has earned by now she could have paid off the McMansion and invested a tidy sum that would probably keep the lights on at the house for some time. Probably would still have to give up the private school for the kids and the vanity trip for herself but she has made millions and with all the freebies she's gotten some part of me believes she actually, with her fear of poverty, probably DID stash some away. I hope so for the kids' sake because living with a parent who feels "poor" because they no longer have millions, and blames YOU for it, or blames your dad and vents on you, is not likely to be much fun.

stopthemadness said...

Oh, ugh. I never before read the description of what Twist of Kate was supposed to be about, she was going to travel around the country rolling up her sleeves? What garbage. Who was going to watch her kids while she did that? I am sure she insisted on the travel part because God knows there's no jobs to investigate or people to help in Pennsylvania where you could be near home. That seems to be absolute anathema to her.

Who ever thought seeing her going around looking at the actual work real people perform for a living would be interesting enough for a single show never mind a season? The person writing the abstract does not even appear to be able to muster any enthusiasm for the idea. There is nothing there. She's not Paris Hilton; people don't want to watch her going around making fun of people's livelihoods and being useless at doing anything, Kate is too old, too D list and too greedy to have a partner like Nicole Ritchie she would have to share limelight with. All it would end up being is her rolling her eyes and screeching and mincing around with her cankles stuffed into too-high heels as she overacts, and as much FUN as that sounds like, no thanks. I can just see her coming to my job. No one with a real job they care about keeping, or care about their clients or their professionalism, would let her within five hundred yards of them - maybe the show got cancelled because they couldn't find anyone willing to let her "roll up her sleeves" at their job.

stopthemadness said...

I was surprised to read kate's assessment that 90% of the viewers of her show do not like her. If there are 1.6M viewers, that means that there'd be fewer than 150,000 viewers if only her sheeple and other slightly less rabid fans were watching and we wouldn't be having this conversation because her show would have disappeared. As long as people love to hate Kate the show will continue to have just enough viewers to keep it on the air and the kids working. But I have a sneaking suspicion that this is the last season of kate Plus 8. Just a hunch based on the ludicrous amount of money she expects to be paid,the flight of the sponsors, and the fact that there's a new family with quints who pick up amuch larger demographic (Hispanic!) than Korean or even Asian, in this country.Plus it's a two parent family so it's not as much like watching someone who doesn't like kids, watch their own kids, which is just painful.
I wonder when Kate quit liking her kids because for a while there at the beginning she seemed really to think they were precious and cute. Then it became about her and sickened me.

Kia Ora said...

Stopthemadness-Yep, you are so right. I can remember her going into the kids bedroom and actually craddled their little darling faces in her hand, and spoke nicely. What the hell happened to her. First guess. Money?

fidosmommy said...

I wonder when Kate quit liking her kids because for a while there at the beginning she seemed really to think they were precious and cute. Then it became about her and sickened me.

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In my opinion, she quit liking them when they stopped being babies she could lug around on her hip. Once they became capable of
walking, forming words and saying NO!, I think they lost their appeal to her. Kate does not deal well with anyone who is a person separate from her or asserts an independent streak.

stopthemadness said...

Maybe Fidosmommy is right - she quit liking them when they got independent personalities, had their own opinions and weren't just little faces she could squish. Now they can get out of their cribs and ask for things and whine and talk and it's not all about how awesome she is for having so many cute little babies.

I think she also got really focused on herself as my grandmother would say, got too big for her britches. Based on some of the photos of her at the pump lately I would say her britches are not the only part of her wardrobe she has outgrown. Kate: not everything you wear has to be bursting at the seams and it's really okay to have a panty line if the alternative is to have your hootchie plainly visible. For cry eye, they may not be cute little babies any more but that should give you a hint, if your kids are this old, you are not a teenager either.
It really bugs me she doesn't seem to ENJOY them at all, and from the look and sound of it when their dad drove up to the gate and had to get out and let the nanny drive them into the property when they were hysterical and crying, they do not much enjoy her either.
I guess she feels she doesn't need them any more. Hopefully Jon will get them off tv and Twist of kate will die the death karma demands.