Free Discussion 10/2 -10/8

Please use this post for discussion about the Gosselins that doesn't have a better spot elsewhere. This is where all those I don't know where to post it comments go also. Thank you.

Remember or try the Facebook Group for things that would be off topic or too personal on the blog. Feel free to use it to exchange emails with people you meet or talk freely about other multiple shows and things we try to avoid here.

Chat room is open at http://www.chatzy.com/397249535726. Please note that the chat room is not private.

237 comments:

1 – 200 of 237   Newer›   Newest»
when enough is enough said...

I've had a nice, long break from anything Gosselin and barely given them a thought...until I was standing in a line at the drugstore today and there was 'ol Kate in a white bikini on the cover of some rag. She sure looked uncomfortable. I don't say this with conceit but in my day, I looked a darn sight better in a bikini than she does but the difference was that I never felt a need to flaunt. Everybody's different. Some women would do anything to be able to do a photo spread in Playboy. But, gotta say, Kate on the cover of that magazine just smacked of desperation to me. How long can this go on? It seems like she's well past her 15 minutes of fame. I mean, have some dignity.

Hippie Chick said...

ToK is NOT happening. They are just trying to keep Kate happy. Plain & simple. Jon doesn't want the kids to film. TLC/Kate does. TLC is trying to lure Jon with something, anything to get him to resign so the kids can film again. (Stand strong Jon!) In the interim, TLC is just hanging this show in front of Kate so she'll stay with the network. Jon won't sign, TLC will say screw it, let Kate go, no ToK, and that will be the end. They're just trying to appease Kate until Jon gives in. Which hopefully he will not. Just my thoughts on the whole debacle, anyway.

I hope this makes sense. :)

Anna O. Muse said...

Whether you love or hate Kate, you have to admit Kate Plus 8 is BORING.
Who wants to waste their time watching a self centered, entitled bitter woman and her oppressed kids.
Sheeple, it's time to find another fantasy person to be your best friend and role model.

Go Jon!! said...

Anna, agreed!! I don't know which is worse, Kate thinking she's a good mom somehow or those kids cringing in fear because they did something that made the beast unhappy. She yells at them for yelling, she yells at them for answering all at once, she yells at them for not all answering at once. No one wants to watch that..except maybe the custody attorneys.

faline said...

I think it goes even further than her just yelling at them. They had her front and center on the cover of some rag slapping Leah. And before
that was published I had my suspicions by the way those kids ran to time out. I truly think that she terrorized them with punishments of being beaten with "the spoon". You could see that thing stuck in the door pocket when they were getting in/out of the van. SICK!

Brummygirl said...

How many times during the last year, have we been at this point, thinking Kate is over and done with only to have her pop up again.
We are dealing with a desperate woman seeking fame. I am not so sure she is going away that easily.
Can you imagine her giving up on this quest after she has invested so much time, body change and loss of her marriage, family etc.
I do think, however, that we will not see much, if anything, of the children being filmed and for that, I will be grateful as this is what we have been here for.
I would however, like to know if they are o.k. in future. I could care less how Mother Grim is doing, just the kids.
As for T.L.C., they will continue to dig their own grave with trashy shows, which I will certainly not be watching. John and Kate was a one off for me because of the kids. I am not interested in any other multiples going down the drain in their relationship, or illicit marriages from a cult.
Goodbye T.L.C. or should I say До свидания!(do svidaniya)

silimom said...

What do you do after being a reality TV star?

*******

What a great question! Personally, I think both Jon and Kate will continue pursuing entertainment work. I could see Jon trying to work behind the scenes in development (note to Jon: go back to school and get a degree in radio, television and film or business first.) If that doesn't work, he will try to go back into IT.

Kate will continue to pursue Hollywood and will have success as joke draw ala her Emmy appearance but that will peter out after a couple years. She may try to finagle a local area talk show (small time Regis and Kelly) but she's burned her bridges in PA and more importantly has no real talent for interviewing. She will probably fall back on nursing but again she's got a bad rep so it will be interesting to see what happens. If she's been smart she'll be able to downsize and live on her investments. The operative word there is "if".

tigerfan said...

I wonder how Kate feels about losing HER 'reality' tv spotlight and fame to the likes of the Teen Moms and the Jersey Shore kids? 'Reality' speaking, IMO, in the absence of any REAL marketable talent , Kate's market group is limited if not faded completely. No more church audience support and speaking engagements , the uber organized 'super mom' never went very far, DWTS was nothing more than a side show 'circus act', and her current 'I earned the right to look this good' attempt at self promotion is just, well, in one word, desperate.

1momski said...

Hippie Chick,
My thoughts exactly! TOK is just the bait TLC is using to get to the kids. Kate alone is not marketable, something which must really gall her. She so wants to keep popping up on the red carpet!

Anna O. Muse said...

When all shows are over for her you know she's going to blame her kids.
"You weren't cute enough, you kids were boring, didn't do well enough, etc." Add that on top of their already damaged egos......
"Now mommy has to get a job and be away from you because you kids weren't good enough to keep the show going." (like she isn't away from them as much as possible already)
A no longer in the public eye Kate is going to go after someone to blame.

Missy said...

Jon & Kate + 8 was like watching your neighbors.

Kate + 8 is like watching your neighbor's boring vacation videos.

Can Twisted Kate get any worse than that??

Hippie Chick said...

1momski said...
She so wants to keep popping up on the red carpet!

Yuck! The problem is, no one else does! She is a one trick pony. I mean seriously, (and I know you said this because you know too!) who wants to keep giving this woman gigs? She had some kids...so...now what? She is famous because of her kids. It's been said to death. Without those kids, she won't make it. And let's face it, with those kids getting older, people are starting to turn the station. I mean, who really cares about shoe shopping? Deep sea fishing? Vacation after vacation? And the fact that these things have been done to death is not helping.

It's not like Kate was on a successful scripted show. This is reality TV, & just like The Real World people, The Survivor people (Richard Hatch anyone?) & Bret Michael's Rock of Love Bus, they all fall by the wayside. Kate may find ways to pick herself up, but without TLC in her corner, she may find this rather difficult. No more People covers, no more R&K interviews, nada. Does she have a PR person who isn't associated w/ TLC? Doubtful. (Let's face it, her high point was the Emmy's, she was cut out of every pic I saw, & skewered by most articles) The next cover we see may say something like this: Kate Gosselin: Where is She Now? Yes, it may take a little while longer, because she keeps trying to claw her way back in, but mark my words, it WILL happen. Kate G will be nothing but a blip on the radar soon enough.

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

Honestly, (hate to use a Katism), I believe Kate has always been a skinflint and socked away that money like there was no tomorrow. Remember when she bitched out Jon for not using a coupon while she was unpacking her stuff in her million dollar mansion? And taking the kids' clothes to consignment shops and shopping at Target? This is behaviour of a person who watches their pennies. She's no dummy folks. Kate knew the gravy train was going to be short-lived and I believe she will do fine without TLC. I suspect she could live off the money her little ATM's made for some time to come. And her self-promotion on People? That was to help snare a sucker because she is "lonely and needs help". Most women on the prowl after a divorce concentrate on their appearances more than ever I have noticed. But like we GWOP'ers have always said, she too ugly on the inside. Blech.

Ohio Buckeye said...

'Jon & Kate + 8 was like watching your neighbors.

Kate + 8 is like watching your neighbor's boring vacation videos.

Can Twisted Kate get any worse than that??'
&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&

No, Twisted Kate can't get any worse.

But, since Twisted Kate is still ALL ABOUT KATE, it can't get any better, either.

Barbra said...

The sad thing is the kids don't even hold any appeal anymore. The original draw was the 'cutesy toddler' brand. Now, thanks to her repressing any normal, natural growth in maturity and, even, size (by underfeeding them, they have no skills that can draw and hold an audience.

Minka's Tail said...

My question: why would TLC be desperate for the kids to be filmed at this point?

Six is sort of a boring age, reality-show wise. They are not babies--you don't wonder at the size of their carriage or the amount of diapers there must be any more--but they don't have distinct interests and achievements, either. If they were teens, you could, say, follow Alexis to her job at the reptile shop, or watch Colin compete in the robot war in physics class or something. But now they just play, buy shoes, get their hair cut, go to the dentist, go to the beach, etc. Every episode has been done at least twice. And if they're not available for most of the week, what more can you do?

The only thing I fear is that--I'm almost afraid to write it, as it might give her some idea--Kate may want to homeschool them, with herself as the teacher, making them repeat things in a singsong voice. But that's too bad to be true.

cossysmom said...

If Kate had been gracious and had not shown her true colors, she may have been able to develop her 15 minutes of fame into a career. Unfortunately, we know who she is now. She will not have a career in TV or as an author. Wishing just doesn't make it so. Sadly, she and Jon both have had the opportunity to make numerous business contacts and could have worked at creating something that they could be successful at after "J & K plus 8" but they've failed to do that, thinking that they could continue in the reality TV business. They can't. I doubt Kate will be able to keep the "kid's" house. We've seen that money flows through her fingers like water. I don't think she has enough saved to continue living there and I can't see that she'll have a career that will pay well enough. There are so many things she would be able to do if she had been a nice person--I really think she could have become a spokesperson for many different brands if she had played her cards right, but name is poison now.

Sidney said...

Kate will continue to pursue Hollywood and will have success as joke draw ala her Emmy appearance but that will peter out after a couple years. She may try to finagle a local area talk show (small time Regis and Kelly) but she's burned her bridges in PA and more importantly has no real talent for interviewing. She will probably fall back on nursing but again she's got a bad rep so it will be interesting to see what happens. If she's been smart she'll be able to downsize and live on her investments. The operative word there.
--------------------------

I cannot believe Kate will EVER have anything to do with the medical community or her actually having to take care of people. I think she would rather do a "tasteful" photo shoot in some trash mag before she would ever stoop to manual work again.

Boo Kate said...

faline,

I do agree with you that Kate is a HORRIBLE mother but I don't think that the picture you are referring to was Leah being slapped. It appeared that she was swatting Leah.

Button Button said...

It absolutely is NOT difficult to stay away from TLC and Kate.

I used to think I would really have to watch it or I would miss out on the latest crap.

Guess what. I don't need that crap in my life. Nope. Not one second more. Be gone, all crap, I can do without it.

SpoiledMom said...

Can anyone imagine the fire that must have emitted from Kate's ears, and perhaps nostrils, when she learned that of all things, a cooking show was offered to someone other than herself, the self proclaimed "Queen of TLC"?

I would loved to have been a fly on the wall when Kate got the word that her "good friend", the lovely Erin Andrews, landed the hosting gig for *gasp* TLC's new "cooking" show.."Kick Off Cook Off".

We know Erin is the Queen of Sports and ESPN, she is also very charitable, witty, well-mannered, and yes, gorgeous. I see why she was chosen for this sports themed show.

Perhaps Kate should take a hint from Erin. Good things happen to good people.
Heck, just following the "Golden Rule" would be a huge start for Kate.

Maybe, just maybe, TLC has begun to listen. (?)
Kate's nastiness obviously has not won her any more fans. (per ratings)
As for her "acting" career, was there ever one to start with? Kate is about as lively as a wet towel. Kate would have foamed at the mouth at the thought of a hosting gig for a cooking show..any show for that matter. We have had enough of Kate!

It is apparent Kate desperately needs camera time to satisfy herself. Kate is only kidding herself in this pipe dream of fame and celebrity longevity.

Kudos to Erin on her new adventure!

Betty Boop said...

Good perspective on reality kids.

http://contexts.org/articles/spring-2010/balloon-boy-plus-ei8ht-children-and-reality-television/

Jane in CA said...

I agree with the person who suggested that Kate has been squirreling away much of the money earned by the children, very likely in a number of accounts hidden all over the place. We know she tried to hide money from Jon in the divorce proceedings (and was probably successful).

After the show is off the air and the only offers are something like Celebrity Boxing, I can't really fathom what Kate will do. I think she would be unable to hold down any sort of regular job, because she'd be unbearable and besides, the management would put they kibosh on Steve-O standing behind her desk all day.

She can live off the money she's saved, but it won't last forever. The mortgage alone on that house must be in the thousands per month, not to mention the upkeep and the taxes. The private school expenses, her expensive taste in clothes, cars and plastic surgery.

I think her mental break will happen once she has to actually pay for things herself once more. When TLC stops cutting checks to cover the nannies and the catering, the bodyguard, etc. When clothing stores cut off her freebies. I predict she will do some desperate things to keep the money rolling in.

I can about guarantee she will not fade quietly away.

mama san said...

http://www.myfoxphilly.com/dpp/entertainment/092710-kate-plus-8-off-tlc-tv-schedule?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

sorry the link doesn't look better. But I found this info.

ofzerovalue said...

Sidney said...
Kate will continue to pursue Hollywood and will have success as joke draw ala her Emmy appearance but that will peter out after a couple years. She may try to finagle a local area talk show (small time Regis and Kelly) but she's burned her bridges in PA and more importantly has no real talent for interviewing. She will probably fall back on nursing but again she's got a bad rep so it will be interesting to see what happens. If she's been smart she'll be able to downsize and live on her investments. The operative word there.

IMO, Kate would / will NEVER fall back on her nursing experience or work at a fast food place (as she claims) as a means to financially support her children. However, I do foresee Kate writing a children's book entitled, 'Mommy's Day'; 'see Mommy run', run Mommy run, see Mommy go to the grocery store', 'see mommy count the cereal boxes 1,2 3, 4 and more, 'see Mommy pump her own gas, go Can Do Mommy go. J/K of course.

eliz said...

From recent CNN article about reality tv participants......

http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/TV/09/30/reality.tv.suicide/

In the study, celebrities including television stars, comedians, musicians and reality stars were given the Narcissistic Personality Inventory.

"The numbers for the reality stars were off the charts," said Lawrence. "It makes sense because you are not an actor playing a role, you're not a musician hiding behind a guitar, you're you. The level of narcissism for reality stars is documented and goes well beyond the normal population."

silimom said...

When I said Kate would try to fall back on nursing, I was implying that it would be after she had exhausted all of her entertainment job prospects. I still stand by that. I think when the money runs out because she's tried to maintain the house and the staff (nannies, housekeeper/cook and of course Steve) and Hollywood isn't knocking at her door and the pap has gone away, yes I do think Kate will try to go back to nursing. I just question whether anyone in PA would hire her.

Frankly I think both Kate and Jon will be at a loss when real reality hits them. Jon's had a taste and I think he will get that he has to go back to a 9-5 sooner than Kate. But we'll see. What have other reality show "stars" done once there 15 minutes was done?

mama san said...

for anyone still interested here is the site that gives the money breakdown for DWTS. It is long but eye opening:


According to the casting source, all contestants earn equal compensation for the show, subject to their ability to avoid elimination.

With a $345,000 pot up for grabs during the 10 weeks of airtime, the source said each star makes an initial $125,000 for signing, three weeks of rehearsal before the premiere and competing in the first two episodes, even if the cast member is cut after the first dance.

The breakdown for the remaining weeks is $10,000 an episode for Weeks 3 and 4, $20,000 an episode for Weeks 5 and 6, $30,000 an episode for Weeks 7 and 8, and $50,000 an episode for the final two weeks.

The production source said contestants forfeit a portion of their salary if they fail to meet the ultra-strict rehearsal schedule.

"Initially, they rehearse six hours a day, every day," the source said. "Then it moves to eight hours a day. If they don't comply with the entire schedule, the network will deduct it from their paycheck."

But this doesn't mean the network won't accommodate some over-the-top requests.

"

Brummygirl said...

I too do not think Kate would take anything considered by her, an ordinary run of the mill job.
Don't forget she does not think like other people and in her mind, she is still famous.
I would call it infamous myself and not in a good way.
That woman has probably money put away to see her through a few years, but if she wants to live the same lifestyle as now, it will soon go.
She has burned her bridges as far as any help from other sources, so this is when Jon will come into the picture once more. I can honestly see her giving the kids over to him when they are not film material any more. She has no patience with those children so how will it be when she is no longer a *celebrity*, cannot afford all the help she now has and Steve has disappeared from her life support.
I think she would lose it being on her own with the children.
Does anyone know whether T.L.C. paid off that mortgage? If not, I doubt whether much equity is in that place with the way the market is in realty.
If she downsized, she may have enough money to have a little help in the house, but we are talking about MINE ALL MINE here.
She may just run off to Hollywood thinking there were a couple more minutes left in her fantasy resume.
Well, she is almost 36, can't sing, can't act, can't dance, can't cook, can't carry an interview...obviously no one jumped forward for her body...so that leaves her with doing voice overs for screaming...THAT she could do well!!

Brummygirl said...

@ mam san:
And there I was thinking, they did it all for the glitzy disco ball!! :)

Minka's Tail said...

I also question if it's ever a good idea to put kids on reality shows. But at least on the other shows, the parents seem to treat the kids well, and if the kids make sacrifices for their religion or whatever, the parents make the same ones.

What's especially galling at the Gosselins is the amount the parents put their own needs above the kids. The Gosselin kids can't have the shoes they want, can't drink milk unless it's on sale, can't drive on a hose, can't all speak at the same time, can't have a car unless they earn the money themselves (yeah, I know what everyone will say to that--and I agree with you), can't get presents for Christmas if they get a dog in the summer, can't keep the dog for more than a year, are punished by cleaning a chicken coop, and are too "Christian" to celebrate Halloween or have Santa. They go on trips and I suspect, get toys and gifts only if someone else pays.

Jon and Kate, on the other hand, drink, party, carouse with their lovers, buy cars, clothes and tattoos and go on fancy, un-filmed trips. They are not too "Christian" to do anything. They don't even have to follow the ten commandments. In fact, besides murder, are there any they haven't broken? Lord knows Kate doesn't honor her mother and father, and forget the coveting--she's off the chart.

A4eliz said...

Hi. I am new to the forum and want to find out more about K8 underfeeding the kids. I remember her saying she allowed Leah more time to finish her food because Leah is small. That makes no sense! They are all growing. If kids are just playing around with their food I can see ending the meal but not allowing them to finish their meal is abusive. No wonder Joel is smaller than Leah now!

Pegg Cath said...

Is everyone forgetting what a TV station would pay to put Kate on a Bachelorette Show? An amazing amount of money. Yes, we would all watch it.We would also watch her compete on Celebrity Apprentice to see just how "strong" she is and if she "fights" fair with some of the best or if she gets beat up. She is probably getting lessons on "being aware of herself and how she looks/ sounds on camera" right now...the Media is not done with her. Finally, where do the "hated" go? To a "Housewives of _ _ _ Show"....don't the reality buffs love those shows and hating some of the women?

We are wrong, she is out there, she has the PR and she is not finished.

If she could get herself a reality show by "having multiple births" then we underestimate her ability to make more money. The bad press the least of her worries.

How in the world was this woman ever a nurse?

All of the $$ spent on "perfecting" her body/hair/teeth, etc., is the beginning of the above type shows. Would like to be wrong, but as Stevie said, "Kate is a polarizing figure that people either hate or love and there is no in between" and these are the type of people on reality shows. You either root for them or you want to see them fail. That is Khate the slug.

Yolanda said...

Pegg Cath, you're right. I do believe Kate will be on the next Celebrity Apprentice. Trump is all about the ratings, and there is no doubt she will bring in the ratings.

But she will do nothing to clean up her image on this show. If nothing else, it will get worse.

As for The Bachelorette...I don't think she'll be on that show. But some other kind of dating show, one created just for her is probably what she'll do.

They'll call it "A Date with Kate", or "Seal your Fate, Date Kate", or "Date Kate and you'll get her Eight"

or better yet, Kate will want to call it "Yours, Mine and Mine".

jasmine said...

Another network would pay Kate if they thought she could bring in ratings. Since her own show's ratings continued to tank and she's paid way too much money, who would want her? TLC will end up having to pay another network to take her.

Snerk said...

I want to think Kate's time is about up and that her diva reputation has spread throughout the entertainment industry. I don't think she is a true ratings draw any more and she's going to fade away. I hope I'm right. I don't watch anything any more just to see Kate and would consider not watching a show if she's on it.

Lorrie said...

Is there any way to find out how Kate's People mag did, sales-wise?

JoyinVirginia said...

I could see Ms, Kreider going on Celebrity Apprentice, but I do not think she would last long. The objective is to raise money for the celebrity's chosen charity, and often this is done by the celebrities calling their rich and famous friends to come and buy whatever they are selling that task, be it overpriced hamburgers or whatever. What will Ms. Kreider do after she calls up the View crew and Regis and Kelly?
The producers would LOVE to have Ms. Kreider on the show because of the cat fights that would ensue. I do think Ms. Kreider could dish it out - but I don't think she could take it! Reality gold would be an on-camera meltdown by Ms. Kreider! Something like that would be ratings gold, and to the producers would offset any diva behavior they would have to put up with from her.

Aunt Chris said...

I don't wat the Bachlorette, Celebrity Apprentice or the Housewives of Anywhere so I sure as HECK wouldn't watch if Kate was on.

wildflowers said...

jasmine said...
Another network would pay Kate if they thought she could bring in ratings. Since her own show's ratings continued to tank and she's paid way too much money, who would want her? TLC will end up having to pay another network to take her.


IMO, That is exactly how Kate 'gets away' with being under contract with TLC but still able to accept offers outside of her TLC contract, ie DWTS. TLC gets their percentage cut of Kate's earnings. Jon remains under TLC, however, unfortunately, not allowed the same opportunities, despite how lucrative the offers might be to TLC. If said were the case, Kate and Jon would be in competition and the liklihood of Jon becoming the more marketable one as well as the favorable 'ratings grabber' for networks ie his gig on The Insider.
But, as it has been since day #1 pre and post divorce, TLC has made every effort in conjunction with Kate's PR, to label Jon as the 'bad guy',slacker and Kate the boo hoo 'single' mom sole provider doing it all alone.

I wish Jon would drink lite beer... said...

here is an article about kate and a football coach being compared.

here is the link:

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/480968-les-miles-is-the-kate-gosselin-of-college-football


Enjoy!

see ya said...

Kate is circling the drain, IMO. TLC has finally grasped that she was never the star that they thought she was. In fact, she played the villain in her own family, with Jon and the kids surviving somehow under her oppression and bitchiness. Without Jon, Kate was left to run wild, her arrogance and meanness on display with those children helpless and without an ally. Of course the ratings dropped. Why did it take tlc so long to figure out that Kate was never the star of JK8? Just because she took the credit for the show's success does not make it so. Maybe they sided with her because she is so easily malleable, willing to overwork, embarrass, and exploit her kids. Not a protective or maternal bone in her saggy body. At least Jon had that protective instinct in him. Hope they finally cut her loose. She is toast without them to back her. And she will crap her pants when she finally has to actually support those kids, as she has claimed to do all along. I wonder if she has ever paid for any of their clothes or food to date.

dustilies said...

A4eliz said...

Hi. I am new to the forum and want to find out more about K8 underfeeding the kids.

-----
Welcome! Here are some of the things this group has noticed:

Throughout their toddler years, what we saw on camera were lunches consisting of a couple of cubes of cheese, less than a handful of grapes, some crackers and some juice. Some suspect that this is food that Kate took from the "craft services" buffets of snacks for cast and crew. In addition, some think the tiny plates of food were a way to get the kids to keep eating through multiple takes.

There was an episode at an organic dairy up the road from their house where the kids drank multiple glasses of milk (with chocoalte syrup) and Kate remarked that they never got to drink that much at home bcse (organic) milk is too expensive. She also stated a gallon of milk "lasts a couple of days" in their house. I did dome math, and posted that kid would be getting well below their recommended 18-24 oz. milk per day.

More recently, we saw that Kate only packed half a sandwich per tup (I don't remember what the twins got) for their first day of pre-K last fall. Maybe half a pb & j is enough for them, but certainly was not for my kids when they five.

And yes, for me and my kids, having a whole thing is important. My kids, at four, would have been happy with a whole sandwich on very thin bread vs. half a sandwich on regular bread. Same calories, different gestalt.

And on to more control over portions. Last season, Kate took the kids out to a restaurant and was cutting grilled chicken sandwichs into quarters. Granted, their seemed to be a number of dishes on the table, but, yeesh, this wasn't a cocktail party with passed canapes, it was lunch for eight active kids. And supposedly a treat.

She has also seemed over the years to be have a lot of rules about food and to be very quick to remove food before the kids are done if they misbehave or to withhold food as a punishment (like the birthday cupcakes a couple of years ago, or Cara's ice cream in the recent NYC episode. Also, am I remembering correctly that at Discovery Cove, she, in a state of overwhelmed agitation, just bought a bunch of lunches at random without regard to the kids' particular preferences?

I'm sure others have more info or other persepectives

dietary disaster said...

Re:underfeeding the kids:

On many episodes of JK8, the kids are filmed melting down out of hunger. The woman has 8 young kids, but isn't organized enough to keep them fed sufficiently to avoid these meltdowns?

In the Farm to Table episode, Kate made a ghastly chicken cacciatore, bragging that she feeds them organic veggies all the time. She parcels out tiny portions and the kids eat their corn on the cob ravenously, like it's filet mignon or something. It's just corn, but they go at it like they haven't eaten all day. No one ate the chicken cacciatore, btw

Cars asked to eat a bagel for breakfast before school one day and Kate inexplicably says no. Why? The kid's hungry. She's about to go to school.

Slightly off topic, but she appears to bribe the kids with sugar, as in the NYC episode. The kids are hot and falling asleep on the bus, so Kate buys them candy and thinks she is so clever by saying they are turtle turds and ostrich boogies. As a reward for eating the candy (and waking up), she then tells them they can eat ice cream.

Geri said...

Regarding Kate's control of food, does anyone remember the wailing of Alexis who just wanted a bagel? It broke my heart.

No Worry, Beef Curry said...

@ Hippie Chick...

I have never believed, 'Twisted Kate' would happen either. I don't know... It just seems like more of a future bargaining tool for TLC.

Also, Kate is an idiot, grifting, freebie junkie and exploits her kids for cash.

That is all.

Can't See Sheep said...

silimom said...
When I said Kate would try to fall back on nursing, I was implying that it would be after she had exhausted all of her entertainment job prospects. I still stand by that.
==========================

Out of curiousity does anyone know how that would work for a nurse gone so long from nursing? Would she have to take classes to brush up or would it be simply renewing her liscense? The thought of kate going back to nursing makes me feel very sorry for anyone stuck with her as their nurse. That will certainly be no pleasant stay in the hospital. I can't imagine a terminal patient ending up with her that'd be a nightmare & a half. You're last few days on this earth & you get nurse Krieder.

Can't See Sheep said...

Minka's Tail, your summing up of Jon, kate & the way the Gosselin children are treated made me think of circus ponies I once saw as a child. They were beautiful & preformed flawlessly. You would think that their owner would have fed them the best diet possible & treated them wonderfully, but that was not the case. They were beaten & starved on a regular basis, they preformed out of fear & were only fed to look well during seasons when they preformed. Happily the ponies were taken away & found homes with people who loved them & took very good care of them.

It bothers me immensely that the G8 may not have such a happy turn of events in their lives. They are stuck with a soulless, joyless mother who is never content with anything, seeming only to want them for the money they make & doesn't want to spend that mohey on them because she claims it as hers. They apparently need to go get a job if they want a car. Her greed toward her OWN young children disgusts me. I do fear for them the day there are no more shows for kate krieder, because that seems her main reason for having these children & if we can pick up on it from just the programs we've seen, then how bad does it really feel to be there.

I do honestly hope she turns them over to Jon when there are no more shows. She certainly won't want to spend HER money on them reguardless of how much she has stashed away & the children will probably have to fight her in court for it. Then we'll be seeing 8 trials as each one decides they want what is rightfully theirs, all theirs.

Gimme Gimme said...

When they gulped down the chocolate milk at the farm like they hadn't seen milk in a week they were denied supper, because they drank so much milk after having walked at least a half mile.

And at the restaurant she had to touch all of their food lingering over it while the kids watched intently. Alexis began to eat an imaginery meal with her fork.

On one episode she announces that she was very generous with the vegetable portions so everyone had plenty and they should enjoy. When the camera panned to their plates what one would consider regular sized portions were shown.

On the water episode Mady said that she was thisty because she had not had anything to drink all day. She was very irritated with all the kids that day, making snide remarks to them, etc. She also lingered over the long sip that she took in front of Mady when she was begging for a drink and placed the bottle on the opposite of her chair, out of Mady's reach.

Khate is often seen with a water bottle but never the kids - even when working in the heat wave in NY.

She always says of her childhood that there was never enough and one has to wonder if this is something she is passing on to her children - her obsessing over food/drink and the meager portions - using it for punishment/control/reward, etc.

ChurchMouse said...

"wildflowers said...
...Kate the boo hoo 'single' mom sole provider doing it all alone."

&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&

I've always hated that "single mome" title Ms. Gosseling wears like a self-made medal.
I guess if Jon were to get custody of the kids, he would be a "single dad"?

ChurchMouse said...

Regarding "fans" who say that they would love to have their kids filmed, why, go ahead and do it. Put up all of their private moments on YouTube. Make sure you just give someone else the job of editing the films, since "reality show" participants don't control this, and you'll want to get the full experience.

I guess they'd only do it for money. Which reminds me of the old joke:
A man offers a woman a million dollars if she will sleep with him.

"Okay!" she says.

He hands her a dollar. "Here you are. Let's go."

She looks at him in disgust. "A dollar? I thought you said a million? What kind of a woman do you think I am?"

The man looks at her and replies, "Lady, I think we've already established that. Now I'm just haggling over the price."

Hippie Chick said...

RE: Kate underfeeding the kids.

I think we've all speculated that Kate underfeeds her kids to keep them looking younger than they should be. It's a sick & twisted thing. She wants them looking that way, so she can keep on filming them, because let's face it, older kids just have no draw for an audience. That's my opinion on it anyways. I think it's an awful, horrible thing to do. Some of those kids, especially the boys, look pretty malnourished for their age. Using food as a punishment is another example of a mental disorder that Kate needs so much to get help for.

silimom said...

Re: Food - I think it's very possible that Kate has issues with food and is passing those on to her kids. The comments regarding the restaurant would seem to indicate that. Playing devil's advocate, however, it's really hard to say how much the kids eat though, IMO - as we all agree, what we are seeing is not reality. I can only speak from my experience and say that when my youngest kids, ages 5 & 7, don't clean their plates at restaurants. In fact, my husband and I always joke that we just need to not order anything and simply eat what they don't - it would be a full meal. Mind you, my girls are high functioning autistic and are picky eaters because of it (don't want to go into the correlation of the two - if you have/know kids with special needs you understand). So maybe my frame of reference is skewed. But ordering one sandwich and cutting it up doesn't sound too bad (although I would have only done halves not quarters).

I wonder, not seeing the episode in question, why they weren't allowed to order off the kids menu? If she's worried about portion control that should have taken care of it. Again, the fact that she has to control their food is telling, IMO.

Can't See Sheep said...

ChurchMouse said...
"wildflowers said...
...Kate the boo hoo 'single' mom sole provider doing it all alone."

&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&

I've always hated that "single mome" title Ms. Gosseling wears like a self-made medal.
I guess if Jon were to get custody of the kids, he would be a "single dad"?
=================

IMO he's pretty much been a single dad all along. He was stuck doing almost everything when they were married. He took care of things in the morning & came home from work & seemed to be the one primarily looking after them until it was bedtime. Then there's when she went on her book tours with Steve & Jon was back home with the kids. He & Ellen seem to do fine with the kids when they have them, I don't see any nannies with them. Jon could do it on his own, because he has been doing so much of it already, kate, not too likely. If the nannies up & left she'd freak.

PatE said...

Gimme Gimme, when she denies the kids water, she does not have to worry about bathroom breaks.

And she loves Hannah because Hannah helps her. It's all about her, again.

Clean Your Plate said...

In fact, my husband and I always joke that we just need to not order anything and simply eat what they don't - it would be a full meal.

------------

LOL!! My husband often did this when the kids were really young. When the server would take his order, he would say, "Nothing for me. I'm playing clean-up!"

Barbara in VA said...

I also always wondered about the teeny-tiny bits of food she doles out to the kids, just like the teeny-tiny bits of affection. Both are probably withdrawn without notice and used as one of her controls.

In addition to Khate thinking very high heels make her chubby legs and cankles look better, it occurred to me that she also might tend to wear those so that the kids look smaller.

Those kids are some kind of thin. I also am a mother and know that kids need to eat and drink. In fact, I would say it is more important for them to have food and drink available (including the expensive milk that Khate just can't seem to afford) than it is for her to be chomping down on whatever it is she always seems to have in her big mouth.

They do NOT look as healthy as they should. These poor children need for Khate to disappear.

Carrin said...

Perhaps I am the last one to know about this, but if not, this is really interesting. A book that was not written by Kate, but does give the real story.

http://www.amazon.com/Secret-World-Jon-Kate-Stupidest/dp/1453659560/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top

LancNative said...

"You're last few days on this earth & you get nurse Krieder."

^^^^^^^

I believe that she did renew her license last year. It's KREIDER, as common here as Smith and Jones! Pronounced KRIDER, long i.

Brummygirl said...

Re Kate underfeeding the children.

I don't want to give Kate any credit but is this portion control only for the cameras? Have they eaten before or after? Who knows how many takes it took for them to eat.
Regarding school lunches, I was trying to think back what I prepared for my girls at that age (believe me, it was a long time ago) :)
Along with the sandwich of the day (a whole sandwich) they had fruit and sometimes I made them a jelly and fruit cup and always a snack bar or a cookie for break time.
As the school was near on the days I was off work, they came home.
Drinks were juice boxes and they could always have water at school.

Denise said...

Kate does have a current nursing license. She renewed it last October.

That's a scary thought!!!

Gimme Gimme said...

Didn't she actually tell one -

No you can't have your candy because you didn't eat your ice cream. How bizarre is that?

Monster Mommy said...

Re: Food rationing for the 'under-fed' Gosselin brood...

I don't think Kate even knows what those eight children eat anymore. Someone else is making their daily meals. Whether it be- TLC's Craft Service, the Not-A-Nanny(s), personal chefs... or catering company.

She certainly didn't know what kind of sandwich each kid preferred recently, from what - read here @ GWoP. In the early days, she fed them a few grapes and crackers for lunch. Maybe she was raised in a "portion controlled" household at the family trailer park... err camp ground? Notice Kate doesn't eat the same food she supposedly serves up to those kids. She is usually chomping down on a large gourmet salad and putting the HUGE veneers to work-- overtime!

Honestly (cliche Katism), I didn't even have to try very hard not to watch the show anymore. One word... BORING.

And finally- GO JON! Take that crazy bitch into court and expose all of her lies, the right way. Do it for your kids, they will thank you for it in the long run- trust me.

Captain of the Titanic said...

I forgot to mention this when the chicken episode was current, but at the time, I noticed that there was a photo taken that showed the back of the house. None of the solar panels from the Going Green episode are visible on the roof. Were they removed? Has anyone heard anything further about this?

Or was I just looking at the wrong roof?

mama san said...

Are nurses, health professionals, etc. required to take continuing educations classes?

Sugar Equals Money said...

Gimme Gimme said...
Didn't she actually tell one -

No you can't have your candy because you didn't eat your ice cream. How bizarre is that?
************************
It's all about control. Kate severely controls those kids even when it makes no sense to do so.....like the nonsensical order of, you must eat your candy before you can have your ice cream. But, that order was also given because she wanted those kids to stay awake for filming. Very deranged and it shows where Kate's priorities are. Making the money off the backs of those children.

Sport said...

re: kids eating

Many of my kids active friends eat like birds when at my house. They pick at food, push it around the plate, and end up eating 5 bites claiming they are full. It's because I dont cater to each kids particular favorites.

I never did it for my own 2 kids when they were young and as a result my kids eat ANYTHING. Literally anything.

My theory on her underfeeding (according to your accounts, I dont watch) is that she doesnt actually cook for them or sit down for a family meal like a normal family. She has done very little parenting in their short lives so they are probably becoming pickey as eaters.

The evil hag likely has no clue who likes what among the kids. With an army like that to feed and care for I think many of us would have taught them early to eat what is cooked, this isnt a restaurant. My guess is that they eat junk, snacks and cereal to fill themselves up between meals (as my kids friends do...)

Yet another thing SuperMom cant handle herself. In fact she probably has no clue that she cant handle it as she has never been alone with her kids without help before.

HW said...

RE: the comments about Jon doing it all with the kids when he and Kate were still married - I totally agreed.

Am I remembering correctly that Kate made the babies nap like 4 hours during the day, and if they climbed out of their cribs they got a 45-minute time out back in their cribs? If I'm wrong forgive me. If I'm right, what exactly DID Kate do with those children besides feed them lunch?

LancNative said...

She certainly didn't know what kind of sandwich each kid preferred recently, from what - read here @ GWoP. In the early days, she fed them a few grapes and crackers for lunch. Maybe she was raised in a "portion controlled" household at the family trailer park... err camp ground?

================

She didn't live on the campground (which has also been called a trailer park). She lived in the family home on seven acres -- the campground was built in 1984 for "primitive" camping, and wasn't developed more fully until she was 25 or so. That said, she was raised in a rural farming community where, back to the beginning of time, it is stressed that all plates be cleaned -- no food should be wasted, typical of the PA Dutch value system. I'm wondering if maybe this stuck with into adulthood.

HW said...

If the Gosselin children are the kind who eat small portions frequently throughout the day (as mine were) then why is she STILL not aware and organized enough to prepare for this and pack snacks when they go on their trips? She has often used the "hunger/low blood sugar" excuse for poor behavior yet she never has a snack for the kids in recent episodes.

It would not take up much room in her large designer bags to pack 8 boxes of raisins, 8 granola bars, 8bags of trail mix, whatever. Or why not let each child carry a small pack of their own with a small water bottle and snack?

She makes everything such an issue but refuses to take very simple steps to solve the problems. Again, I ask, why is Kate still so overwhelmed at mothering 8 children? Shouldn't she have gotten the hang of it by now?

Momof2 said...

http://www.metrowny.com/blogs/archives/605-Should_Kate_Gosselin_get_credit_for_her_body_or_should_her_doctor.html

Grammajude said...

Lorrie said...
Is there any way to find out how Kate's People mag did, sales-wise?

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

Don't know how it did, but 2 issues have been published since that one and there have been NO published comments on the story - none, nada...odd???

For the person who asked if she had to take continuing education credits to retain her nursing license - I am also an RN in PA and that requirement starts this year. I also renewed my license, like Khate, last year and when I renew next year I will be required to have 30 CME (continuing medical education) credits and so will Khate.

The Mothering Father said...

I ask, why is Kate still so overwhelmed at mothering 8 children? Shouldn't she have gotten the hang of it by now?

-------------------

No...because she hasn't mothered the children. Jon was responsible for their care, as are her helpers/nannies.

Jane in California said...

If the Gosselin children are the kind who eat small portions frequently throughout the day (as mine were) then why is she STILL not aware and organized enough to prepare for this and pack snacks when they go on their trips? She has often used the "hunger/low blood sugar" excuse for poor behavior yet she never has a snack for the kids in recent episodes.
===============================

It's just a guess, but I'd say it's because once those children are out of Kate's sight, they also leave her mind. She turns to her favorite subject, me, myself and I, and doesn't give a second thought to her children.

Most moms give thought to their children, such as "how can I avoid having my child melt down like he did today at the museum?" They put two and two together. When my son was younger, I always had an emergency stash of Triscuit or other type crackers in the car, as well as a box of granola bars. I learned this from painful experience.

With Kate, it's always Kate first, kids a distant last. We saw that during the photo ops/interviews when Mady was so hot and thirsty. Kate tuned her out, finally asked for and received a bottle of water, took a sip herself and then handed the bottle back - leaving her daughter just as miserable and thirsty as before.

Parents (and most caring adults) will usually put a child's basic needs before their own. In the presence of a thirsty child, their natural empathy kicks in and they would give the child a drink of water and do without, because they are the adult and can handle a little dry throat better. But not Kate.

In fact, I wouldn't even say Kate is being mean when she puts her children in situations where they will melt down. I'd say she's unfeeling and it doesn't even cross her mind to plan ahead for her children, so when the moment arrives and they are hot, tired and hungry (and tempers fray), she is unpleasantly surprised EACH AND EVERY TIME.

She's not the worst mother in the world, but she is pretty horrible nonetheless.

Aislinn said...

dietary disaster said...
"Slightly off topic, but she appears to bribe the kids with sugar, as in the NYC episode. The kids are hot and falling asleep on the bus, so Kate buys them candy and thinks she is so clever by saying they are turtle turds and ostrich boogies. As a reward for eating the candy (and waking up), she then tells them they can eat ice cream."

******

There was also that episode where they went to make a cake for Kate as a "surprise." Two of the tups were at the window talking about how they were waiting for the bus to come, and then they were going to run up to tell Kate, and then they would get candy.

Reminds me of the Olsen twins. One of them did a recent interview talking about getting candy and rewards to perform on the show, and they felt like trained monkeys.

mama mia said...

Kate does have issues with food. She wants to be thin and has given up carbs. She once said her only carb of the day is some cereal at breakfast. Kids need a lot of carbs but I think Kate withholds these so as not to tempt herself. That is why you see the kids getting cheese, ham slices, grapes, etc. She also said her kids are always hungry, remember they were eating under their jackets on the bus! So they already have food issues,just like they have germ fears and terrified of touching their bare hands or bare feet on surfaces. For someone who brags as much as Kate does about how healthy they eat, her kids sure do throw up and get sick an awful lot.

Hard to Keep Loving Jon said...

It's no secret that trained animals in a circus are plied w/ and without food -- that's what animal trainers do for a living...

Any correlations here?

And you know, damed well, they are told they MUST PERFORM FOR THE FAMILY AND OUR QUEST TO LIVE, EAT, HAVE SHELTER, etc.

It's all about her said...

Yep, Kate does seem to be surprised and unprepared every single time the kids melt down out of hunger. In fact, they may need to melt down and make things unpleasant for HER to get her to feed them. I also agree that Kate is naturally unattractively heavy and has to fight tooth and nail to keep from being fat through diet, lipo, and (I suspect) chemical aids. However, I do not think she herself goes hungry, unless it's on purpose. I agree that she just doesn't think of her kids and the fact that they're probably hungry too. And it IS amazing that she still hasn't figured out how to take care of 8 kids by now. What's wrong with hot dogs or mac and cheese or other simple, kid-friendly foods that are easy to make in bulk? Sheesh. It isn't rocket science.

Vanessa said...

Well well well, I wonder if Khate is watching DWTS right now? Audrina and Tony had an AMAZING dance! I guess Tony figured out "how Audrina learns"?

it's all about her said...

Oh and by the way, my kids never ever once cried because they were hungry. It never got to that point; it's not that hard. I'm hungry, they're probably hungry. Feed me, feed them. Kate ignores those kids until they have hit the wall and it's too late to prepare a meal in time to prevent the meltdown. Shameful.

A4Eliz said...

She is setting her kids up for so many issues with her controlling every little thing. Kids learn to make good decisions by starting with small things, part of the fun of getting icecream is picking out your own flavor! Her kids can't choose what backpack to get, what to have on their sandwich... I just hope they get to learn a little more about healthy limits before they are teenagers.

Kit said...

Yes, we would all watch it.We would also watch her compete on Celebrity Apprentice to see just how "strong" she is and if she "fights" fair with some of the best or if she gets beat up.

Uh, no. No, we wouldn't. I don't/won't watch ANY show Kate is on, and haven't since their separation. The more people who tune in, for whatever reason, the longer she stays in our faces. I want her to GO. AWAY. FOREVER.

my2cents said...

I don't/won't watch her. I get my updates from here.
(Thank You guys for doing my dirty work)
Kate is a witch. I hated the way she treated Jon.
Jon's a loser now but she was mean to him when they were married . I think that's what made him nuts & sleep with all those younger babes - he's trying to recapture his lost youth.

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

Just watching DWTS and noticed Audrina Patridge has the same boob job scars that Kate does, close to her arm pits. The first time I saw Kate's scars I wasn't sure what it was. I wondered why the fat hung strangely around her arm pits. Now I know for sure. Audrina has major implants, almost too big for her frame. I can just picture what Kate was doing when the show was on tonight. Boxed red wine sitting on her beer fridge in her bedroom. Door locked. Nannies putting the kids to bed. Kate's extra large veneers nice and grey from her 5th glass of wine. Seething. Crying. No one is going to LOOK AT ME anymore. I am so hated. Why. What did I do. Mommy. Help.

Monster Mommy said...

Guess what? Katie Kreider was seen on the teevee, tonight. Nah, it's not what you might think...

DWTS showed a clip of her during the 'Paparazzi' shamble and tore her a new one-- twice. She really has reached an ultimate low, in being the JOKE of Hollywood celebrities. I've said it all along- this Pennsylvania fame whore will never compete with Tinsel Town. I wonder if the ABC "Dancing" contract she signed stated- "We may use your image and name during episodes in future seasons, to poke fun of you and your lack of talent and grace. If you are a 'laughing stock'... We will expose it at any cost!"

BTW- I picked up the new People Mag. at the Hospital, with my Mom today. There were no "Mail Bag" editor letters posted at all, concerning Kate on the previous cover. Nothing positive submitted to publish is my guess.

Brummygirl said...

Vindication in the form of Tony on DWTS. Fabulous dance tonight, he and Audrina got my vote.
He is so happy dancing with her.
Tom Bergeron said something about Kate Gosselin and her Paparazzi dance, but I missed it. Did anyone hear that? The audience laughed. She is still a joke!!!
Hopeless in P.A.

Brummygirl said...

Kit said...
Yes, we would all watch it.We would also watch her compete on Celebrity Apprentice to see just how "strong" she is and if she "fights" fair with some of the best or if she gets beat up.
******************************
That would be a resounding no for me. Never want to watch The Witch of Endor...errr...P.A....again. Refuse to add to her ratings.
I wonder what the Sheeple do now on a Monday night?

No Worry, Beef Curry said...

@ Kate Can't Do Shizzle...

That is SO funny. I picture her the same way. "Leave me alone Korean kids and play with not-a-nanny. I'm busy going down like a bottle of Draino. So let me drown my sorrows in my huge locked suite, with a box of Franzia sangria."

readerlady said...

@ HW

Yes, you are remembering correctly. Jon would get the twins up, fed, dressed and off to school and deliver Khate a cup of coffee in bed before he left for work. The little ones were taught from early on that they were not allowed out of their cribs until the sun reached a certain spot in their room. Khate didn't get up until around 8. The little ones were put down for a nap around noon and not allowed out of their beds until around 4. Their punishment for getting out early was an additional 45 minute exile in their beds. When Jon got home from work he then fed the kids, bathed the kids and put them to bed. So really, Khate spent a total of maybe 5 hours a day with her children, if that. She herself admitted that usually the kids were in a gated portion of the basement with a bunch of toys, so who knows how often she checked on them. We all know she never spent any time actually playing with them. As many other posters have pointed out, that indifference continues, with her ignoring the kids' needs, hunger, thirst, etc. If it's not on her agenda, forget it, and the kids are rarely, if ever, on her agenda. I agree with most of the posters here who feel Khate ignores her children's nutritional needs. The way those kids chowed down on the few occasions they've been presented with unlimited access to food, there's no way they usually eat like birds. They may be grazers - needing multiple mini-meals a day - but more likely, they are half starved most of the time. The kids I work with - mostly kindergarten to 2nd graders - almost all manage an entire sandwich for lunch plus additions like chips or crackers, veggies, fruit, etc.

Hippie Chick said...

my2cents said...
I don't/won't watch her. I get my updates from here.
(Thank You guys for doing my dirty work)

LOL, same for me!! I won't watch her on anything either. The poster who said we'll watch her on anything she's on, BIG NO from me, thanks! I, again, will get my updates from here. :) I appreciate those who will stomach anything that...that...shrew is on. Thanks again folks!

sillyrabbit said...

New 'talk' show promo'ing on CBS ;
featured hosts are ALL mommies. Apparantly, Kate Gosselin's resume of being America's most famous mommy wasnt impressive enough to get her a host spot on the show.

Laurie said...

Well if she is on Celebrity Apprentice I will watch - not becasue I want to see her but becasue I refuse to miss a show that I enjoy because of her.

As for the food to perform for the kids, we "treat trained" our dog. He knows to shake hands to get the treat. He also knows that if he goes to the door (like he has to go potty) and then just stands on the back porch he'll also get a treat. We've watched him do this a number of times and the minute he gets back inside he goes right to the treats and looks at them. We give him one because he is smart enough to figure out that if he "pretends" he has to go potty he'll get a treat. Anyway, the kids have been treat trained to perform.

Jane in California said...

Kate can do *** said:
Just watching DWTS and noticed Audrina Patridge has the same boob job scars that Kate does, close to her arm pits.
==============================

I noticed the same thing but I didn't know what caused it. I just thought her dancing outfit must have been pressing too tightly lol. But now that I think of it, Audrina is so slender, that the breasts would more likely be augmented than 100% natural.

What a difference a season makes. Two female reality tv stars - yet one was totally worthless, lazy and wooden on the dance floor, and Audrina is apparently willing to work her butt off and entertains the audience and judges alike with lovely performances. Tony certainly deserved this partner after suffering through Kate last season. I don't think Audrina can win because she's up against competitors with bigger fan bases, but she is showing how to be classy when on DWTS. Kate - take notes.

Amy said...

I watched 2 shows of this season. Clicked it off. I did enjoy the first season. It looked more like a real family, doing real things. Not everyone goes on vacation every month. I don't care to see that. Once a year, once a season, that's more real. It reeks of fake now. I've forgotten this even comes on, and ran across this site in my book marks. I just had to say it out loud. This show sucks.

smileforthecamera said...

Funny how it is impossible for Kate to go to a doctor's office without the 'paps' trailing her every move(ie her defense of not having cosmetic surgery) but can fall of the 'Radar' and go MIA for several weeks. Until today, when the so called 'paps' just happened to 'find' Kate in a parking lot carrying a basket (how ridiculous is that headline) of dry cleaning? It's either a slow day in gossip entertainment newsland or Kate Gosselin finally gave in to her 'I've got to be seen' withdrawals.

fidosmommy said...

sillyrabbit said...
New 'talk' show promo'ing on CBS ;
featured hosts are ALL mommies. Apparantly, Kate Gosselin's resume of being America's most famous mommy wasnt impressive enough to get her a host spot on the show.

******

Sara Gilbert is a (producer?) of that new show. Sara Gilbert suffers no fools. I'm sure that Kate had to meet with Ms. Gilbert
to be considered, and I'm equally sure Ms. Gilbert saw right through her.

Chione said...

Dear media outlets,
Please let Kate's coverage die forever so I can stop being ashamed of my state.

Sincerely,
A Pennsylvania Citizen

Barbra said...

I don't (won't) watch her but I love to come her and diss her. Love it, Audrina and Tony got 26 last night! Guess he DOES know what he's doing and HOW to teach it (to someone who can learn). Love the comment, Kate takes basket of clothes to cleaners. They were dumb enough to show inside the basket to what looked like 2 or 3 things (one of which looked like a grey tee shirt). She can't even wash a cotton tee shirt? (or better yet, tell the not-a-laundress to wash it?) What a ditz!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

fidosmommy said...

I couldn't read the note in the basket Kate was carrying, but I did decipher the word "Thanks" in the corner. These might be instructions. After all, she can't leave Post-It notes all over the dry cleaner's, can she?

TLC stinks said...

Posted by BM:

Want to talk to Baby Mama? Discuss Kate Gosselin This Thursday Live!
Hey Kate fans - are you ready for 10/7? It is all about your favorite Reality show mom - Kate Gosselin!
Join me and Host Nina Frye this Thurs. 10/7 at 10am ET as we chat about Kate, her kids and everything else since her last radio show in July. The internet radio site is called Living The Dream Moms Radio! The show airs on http://www.toginet.com/shows/livingthedreammom for one hour. Does anyone want to chat with us LIVE on the air? Give us a call at 1-877-864-4869 Kate was previously on Nina's show in July and was such a hit she was hoping to have her on to promote her new show Twist Of Kate. Since Kate is NOT able to be on this week, I am stepping in to take her place! I need my support team of bloggers on this site to call in! Talk about why you are a fan of Kate's! What you hope Kate and her family will explore in the future! Do you want to stress to TLC that we want more Kate Plus 8 episodes on TV? Have any questions for Baby Mama? Something you think we should discuss? We want to hear from you.

silimom said...

I've noticed a lot of people liked the format of the first season of J&K+8 - It was a lot more relatable with the family doing things locally with their kids.

It seems that's the formula and if you've watched or followed any of the other MF shows they all start out the same. I hope they don't all end the same as J&K, although the Masches certainly kept the trend.

Ohio Buckeye said...

"I couldn't read the note in the basket Kate was carrying, but I did decipher the word "Thanks" in the corner. These might be instructions. After all, she can't leave Post-It notes all over the dry cleaner's, can she?"

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Maybe the note was one of those infamous K8G biblical quotes the camera would casually show us tacked all over every available surface. Maybe she's going to attempt a return to her former BIBLE BARBIE persona? That one sold fairly well. For awhile.

Or maybe it was more exacting directions like she used to plaster on every other available space, you know, the spaces that weren't already plastered with a scriptural passage.

Here's the thing: no matter how she dresses, no matter how many cosmetic/surgical interventions, no matter what they try to help her succeed at (cooking, authoring 'books', dancing (I laugh as I type), to her very core is is, always has been, always will be BLECH BARBIE - The one toy in everyone's closet that NO ONE wants to look at muchless play with.

Brummygirl said...

Now R.O.L. is really scraping the bottom of the barrel, or should I say basket!!
"Kate goes to the dry cleaners"..wow that should sell at least fifteen million copies if printed in book form.
She should have kept the basket horizontal if she wanted us to believe she had lots of cleaning to deliver.
I thought she looked a bit rough in the first picture, but she managed that $10,000 veneer grin for the lone pap. Chris must be back from vacation!!

Brummygirl said...

Now here is something interesting. Don't all call at once.
Baby Mama is going live on radio in Kate's place:
*****************************

Hey Kate fans - are you ready for 10/7? It is all about your favorite Reality show mom - Kate Gosselin!
Join me and Host Nina Frye this Thurs. 10/7 at 10am ET as we chat about Kate, her kids and everything else since her last radio show in July. The internet radio site is called Living The Dream Moms Radio! The show airs on http://www.toginet.com/shows/livingthedreammom for one hour. Does anyone want to chat with us LIVE on the air? Give us a call at 1-877-864-4869 Kate was previously on Nina's show in July and was such a hit she was hoping to have her on to promote her new show Twist Of Kate. Since Kate is NOT able to be on this week, I am stepping in to take her place! I need my support team of bloggers on this site to call in! Talk about why you are a fan of Kate's! What you hope Kate and her family will explore in the future! Do you want to stress to TLC that we want more Kate Plus 8 episodes on TV? Have any questions for Baby Mama? Something you think we should discuss? We want to hear from you!

go away Kate said...

Kate is sad because Steve is with his legal wife. I am sure she will try to have him fired at some point, if he doesn't come back to her.

As for the show...nah; the Gosselins are history. The hispanic sextuplets and their parents are so cute and adorable, with so many REAL stories on their struggle; not set up trips and fake vacations, that the comparison is striking. Who wants to watch a rich, selfish woman berating everyone around her, including her kids?

Nope, the selfimportant Katie Krieder has jumped the shark and will take her place in history as the reality tv byword and prototype for the damage that fame inflicts.

JoyinVirginia said...

"Vindication in the form of Tony on DWTS. Fabulous dance tonight, he and Audrina got my vote.
He is so happy dancing with her.
Tom Bergeron said something about Kate Gosselin and her Paparazzi dance, but I missed it. Did anyone hear that? The audience laughed. She is still a joke!!!"

Brummy, Tom was introducing the theme of the night, saying each couple was going to tell a story with their dance. He talked about "some memorable dances last year on this night" and mentioned Nicole Scherzinger and Niecy Nash as doing meaningful dances that touched the audience. And then... with an obvious shudder for comic intent... Tom said "and then we had Kate Gosselin..."
And the audience laughed. A LOT!
She will always be the standard of worst female dancer on DWTS. I hope so anyway - there couldn't possibly be anyone who dances worse, right?

go away kate said...

Yes, Katie Kreider is the standard of worst DWTS dancer, and worst reality tv mother.

Nice.

I hope she is proud.

Brummygirl said...

Thank you for the info Joy!!

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

What if the unthinkable actually happened? Steve caved in to the public pressure and got sick of selling his soul to Kate and TLC?
Maybe the money just wasn't worth his reputation. Plus his wife couldn't stand the evil glares anymore from people who considered them money-grubbing thieves.

I see Kate got her dark roots done. I was wondering how long the Look-at-ME-I'm-a-STAH-according-to-that-old-coot-BaBa-WaWa would go before she took care of that little problem. Maybe she went back to the old stylist who once gave her the infamous beaver flap. But what about Ted? Her BFF when she's hobnobbing in NY? Maybe she's doing the Nice n Easy root touch ups herself now. I bet she sends the nannies in to Walmart for the bleach and to the liquor store for her booze. Yeah, speaking of which, how come we've never seen her coming out of the jug store before?

Can't See Sheep said...

go away Kate said...
As for the show...nah; the Gosselins are history. The hispanic sextuplets and their parents are so cute and adorable, with so many REAL stories on their struggle; not set up trips and fake vacations, that the comparison is striking. Who wants to watch a rich, selfish woman berating everyone around her, including her kids?
=========================

I have not seen this & won't, but I hope they can stay themselves & not let TLC or the lure of money alter or destroy them. I wish these big families would only seek out doing a show a couple times of year, max. So far what we've seen is that TLC wreaks havoc on families & why would you want to expose your little babies like that anyway. Money is not worth a childhood or loss of privacy.

Kartzilla Can't Dance said...

Not only was Kart one of the most difficult-to-teach participant on DWTS but she's the only one in the past 10 seasons who

1) got to show previews of her two shows (what good that did)
2) made the partner (Tony) almost quit
3) was the least enthusiastic
4) had a dance floor installed in her home.
5) flew away on a cherry picker

tigerfan said...

Ohio Buckeye said...
"I couldn't read the note in the basket Kate was carrying, but I did decipher the word "Thanks" in the corner. These might be instructions. After all, she can't leave Post-It notes all over the dry cleaner's, can she?"

The Post-It note instructions Mommy Dearest included in her BASKET of drying cleaning IMO, read; 'No Wire Hangers!!!!!!!'

What's She Drinking? said...

Kate Can't Do Sh*t said:

I bet she sends the nannies in to Walmart for the bleach and to the liquor store for her booze. Yeah, speaking of which, how come we've never seen her coming out of the jug store before?

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

It's amazing how smart stupid people can be in certain situations... I bet Kart has it figured out that she has to avoid the liquor stores at all costs!

Can you imagine the recovery from that expose? Being seen as a drinker due to runs to the booze store would certainly garner media attention and force Jon to take her to court for fitness as a parent hearing.

I'm pretty sure she does have others get her booze for her. And probably by the case, as the price is better that way. Could be that was one of PurseBoy's jobs?

Of course (disclaimer here!) we have no way of knowing what or just how much she drinks... she could be drinking tea for all we know... and PurseBoy could really be a bodyguard.....

Nah.

OK, let me entertain myself here - yep, she spends the evenings drinking calming, camomille tea after banishing the kids and not-a-nannies to their beds. She needs the relaxing properties of an herbal tea and a good mystery novel after taking care of eight, count them, eight kids all day.

Or perhaps it's a romance novel?

ROFLMAO........

Pegg Cath said...

When was the last time, on a cold, wet, rainy, damp Fall day in Berks County, PA, did I put on my long sleeve shirt, slacks,heavy-long- wool sweater with hood and my white hooker heels...do full make up/hair & drive my mega-van that holds 10 persons to drive to the dry cleaners and lug a very large wicker basket thru the parking lot with 2, possibly 3 items and accidently meet a photographer who took my photo that appeared in the national media?

I usually use a shopping bag.

Tony-win, Kate-lose said...

Kate was the worst dancer of all time on DWTS due to her ATTITUDE. Yes, she is inflexible, slow, and unlovely, but it was her arrogance, laziness, and unwillingness (or inability) to learn that made her suck so bad. There have been other contestants who couldn't dance well, like Michael Bolton, but at least they tried. Not Kate. I suspect she was not sharp enough mentally to memorize the steps quickly plus was naturally clumsy, so she tried to cover up by blaming Tony, the kids, Jon, the custody battle, the travel, the paparazzi, you name it. But at the end of the day, it was Kate who sucked, and I'm loving that Tony is doing so well with Audrina. He is a transformed man, full of joy and genuine affection and pride for his student. Kate blew it. She had a chance to win a few people over...oh never mind, we are talking about Kate after all

Anne said...

I'm really tempted to call in and ask BM if she thinks the kids being filmed is so wonderful, does she film her kids' good and bad moments and put them on YouTube for all the world to see and pick apart? Does she have a website dedicated to her kids like she does for the Gosselins with photos and details like those of the Gosselins? If she doesn't, why not? It's apparently a wonderful thing in her opinion so why doesn't she want her kids' meltdowns available on YouTube.

BTW, did anyone ever explain what the point was on the last DWTS show of having Kate looking like a moron in that cherry picker? Tony, Tom, Brooke, all the judges looked like they were laughing at her, not with her. Was it some big inside joke or payback for everyone putting up with her BS?

H8K8 said...

I thought you were kidding about BM being on the radio tomorrow. I just checked her site and it's true.
She is delusional in her worship but the even worse is her side-kick, LO.
I haven't read there recently but it appears there have been some problems on that site lately. BM dumped on SG because LO flounced about her posting?
BM claims to have met Kate, three times, she thinks. She thinks? She's obsessed with Kart and she knows she only met her twice. They're hardy best buds, this deranged woman stood in line to get a book signed. It's not as if they go shopping together!

stupidisasstupiddoes said...

Now here is something interesting. Don't all call at once.
Baby Mama is going live on radio in Kate's place:

Come on, is this REAL? This 'BM' person has taken it upon herself to act as the official 'Kate replacement' on a radio talk show?
Seriously, is it even legal for this radio station to imply that this 'BM' person is in some capacity or another an official representative of the Kate Gosselin PR team/brand? The whole concept just smells of all kinds of ridiculous!

Is PurseBoy Coming Back? said...

Where is PurseBoy?

I know the scuttlebutt is that he went on an anniversary trip to Europe with his wife.

How long has he been MIA?

I entertain my mind with visions of PurseBoy stomping into his company office and saying 'enough is enough, I want to go back to guarding presidents and real, true important people' - 'oh, and don't even think of assigning me to a woman who carries a purse!"

A little side trip here: if she really needs a bodyguard, and PurseBoy is not there, has anyone seen the black bodyguard that she sometimes has? *** By any chance, does she only need a bodyguard when PurseBoy is available? Hmmmmmmm........ LOL.

And here's an actual strange thought: who will be watching out for the kids safety at home once all the not-a-nannies and PurseBoy leave? True, we might not see Kart in photos-around-town but if there is no pap(nod to Chris)how will anyone know if the kids are safe?

I suppose the school will have to pick up the slack, and I assume the school is like others, they are on alert for any signs of abuse/neglect/failure to thrive...

I'll rejoice the day she is no longer news but also I'll be forever afraid that the kids won't get that loving, nurturing, I-love-my-home-and-siblings feeling.

My personal feeling is that Kart is single-handedly putting the stink on reality tv. What a legacy.

just wondering said...

I am definitely calling. No doubt about it.

Hippie Chick said...

I just about spit my tea out laughing at the Baby Mama thing! I am sorry, but there is thin line between being a fan & being obsessed. Does BM treat her kids in the same manner as Kate does? Her husband? I honestly think this little radio stunt will backfire. More people will call in to complain about Kate than to say how much they like her, so not many calls will get through I assume.

As for DWTS, what a big difference in Tony's whole demeanor! He looks like a totally different man this year! I'm really happy for him! :)

m said...

Kate & the cherry Picker - Pam came down from the ceiling in a colored ring. Kate was supposed to go up in it. Whatever went thru Kate's mind I can't fathom But she ran to the cherry picker instead. What ensued was WTF is she doing? ergo, all of the laughter. BTW, Kate did not attend the "after parties."

Gimme Gimme said...

One has to wonder what she was hiding behind the basket and the large sweater. Afterall we have seen her out in snow with less than that. She looked different. Her nose - I don't know. As for Steve he is probably back at the McOrphanage plotting their next move.

IDModo said...

Re Purse Boy not wanting to be assigned to bodyguard a woman who carries a purse: That lets out the Queen of England...

Anonymous said...

Pegg Cath,

Your comment was priceless!

Minka's Tail said...

#1."Whatever went thru Kate's mind I can't fathom But she ran to the cherry picker instead. What ensued was WTF is she doing?"

You mean that was a mistake? She was supposed to go up in something else, but missed her cue and climbed on some cherry picker that was just hanging around,, putting up props or something? And they filmed it? That's the funniest thing I've heard in a long time. Where did you hear that?

#2. Someone referenced how "real" the new Latino tup family is. They are nice people (or seem like it, anyway)--but that show struck me as being very staged and fake. After watching J and K, I can pick out certain anomalies in reality shows, and that one had plenty. I don't want to to off topic and get the mods mad, though, but I am suspicious of any and all TLC shows' "reality."

Monster Mommy said...

Not sure if this has been posted yet, (although the chances are good)...

But the twins' 10th , may be the very first Gosselin children's birthday party, that is not being FILMED by TLC- since the inception of "Jon and Kate Plus Eight". Unreal, and I hope I'm right and the show is axed.

Maybe that's why today's photos of Kate on INF look so horrid. The way past-due dye job and saggy face look awful. Wow, woman, please don't make me say it again...

*Rode Hard, Put Away Wet*

Brummygirl said...

@ stupidisasstupiddoes

It's real, B.M. is going live.
Apparently Kate was on this show a year ago and was booked in this week to talk about her new upcoming show (which has not happened) so Kate could not make it...read "Kate has no show to talk about", so B.M. as Kate's "#1 fan has been asked to stand in!!"
As far as I know, B.M. has only asked people on her site to phone in, but who knows who reads her site, no one is allowed to post on there and say anything negative about Kate. Fair enough, it IS a Kate fan blog.
Remember I said I read something about her going for an interview for a dream job and mentioning she was going to meet Kate in B.M.'s own home, well I am wondering if this was it.
I think there will be live streaming so who knows what will happen.
I expect no one will be let through to comment unless they are a positive Kate fan.
I really don't understand the blocked vision of some of these fans. There are some intelligent women who post there, but they certainly have blinkers on regarding Kate.
There is one poster, I will not mention her name, who is anti-Kate and she has been allowed to stay on and give her opinion, but she has been knocked down so much, if I were her, I would not even bother. They have made up their minds that nothing Kate does with those children, is other than perfect, which makes me wonder how their children are treated as the norm.
They probably think the same way about us, that we can see nothing right about Kate, but most of North America cannot be wrong.
It seems as though they think more of Kate than the children and that I find strange because what it is really all about, is how they are treated by their mother.
One may ask why I go read over there, maybe it's because I just cannot believe that people are totally blindsided by the truth which has been documented on film.
Go figure!!!

No Worry, Beef Curry said...

In regard to Katie the basket-case...

That WAS funny Pegg Cath! She just wants to make a spectacle of herself whever she goes, in order to garner more attention.

KATE, you are not on DWTS anymore-- THUS you must begin wearing sensible sneakers instead of the plastic. "CFM" heels on daily errands. No one wants you, and please purchase a bottle of Nice N' Easy at Target next trip. (I think you use the 'Whorish Yellow" shade of coloring?)

Aislinn said...

I thought the cherry picker was for the camera-man, and Kate was supposed to use the same ring Pam used, but either flaked or got confused. Who knows? Everyone was looking at her in disbelief, so I don't think that was what was supposed to happen.

Betsy said...

WOW! Did anyone else catch the pictures of Kate shopping for the twins today. She looked AWFUL! Big dark circles and bags under her eyes, jowel wrinkles, etc. You'll have to check it our for yourself. She looks like she's hungover, been crying, etc. She really is about to crack!

Hippie Chick said...

m...Are you kidding me? That was the cherry picker debaucle? Hahaha!! I never knew what happened. That is so funny. And that whole cheshire cat grin on her face, & the hosts laughing...priceless.

Zoe said...

In the birthday shopping photos her cheeks are really droopy when she is not smiling.

Zoe said...

Actually, in one of the pictures her cheeks appear sunken in.

StoryLady said...

Finally, some sort of explanation for that cherry picker weirdness! It makes sense.
I saw a couple of pictures of Kate posted today. That is not the face of a healthy, happy woman.
Not a person to be jealous of. Not for a second.

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

I stand corrected. Apparently, she did not get her roots done. I guess it was the lighting. But those weird white shoes....what the hell are they? Who dresses like that? Kate, you are too old now to wear skinny jeans. They really are meant for young, skinny types, not chubbed out on the lower half has-beens. And whoever at TLC told you that wearing high heels make you look thinner or taller or whatever they were brainwashing you with at that time, well, it really is over the top when you are running boring errands. You can't pull it off honey, no matter how hard you try. Like Stacey and Clinton always say, NO mini-skirts after the age of 35. Please stop trying so hard to be noticed. Your desperation is palpable now.

Manic Depression (aka MM) said...

Whoo-hoo... I just read the DWTS cherry picker posts, and that is hysterical.
It was like watching Operation Dumbo Drop, with Kart's fat thighs shoved into that black sequins mini skirt and flying through mid-air!

Brummygirl said...

StoryLady said:
I saw a couple of pictures of Kate posted today. That is not the face of a healthy, happy woman.
Not a person to be jealous of. Not for a second.
*************************
She does not look good at all. I think the best photo I saw of Kate, was when she was doing her first book tour, when she had the original hair style.
She looked so much younger and fresher. A world of changes has happened since, mostly of her own doing.

Derision and Pity said...

There are moments when I actually feel really and truly sorry for Kart. And I mean that seriously...

I believe she has some actual mental and personality issues and they must have come from her childhood. I get the feeling that she was/is very insecure and hatched her plan in high school to get attention and validation (in her own twisted way of thinking) by having these double multiple pregnancies.

She must have been discouraged with only two the first time, then thrilled with 6 the second time. Her plan was coming together!

We've all heard tales about the two parents thinking up and orchestrating their fame. Really, take a moment to think about them being so excited, not about their wondrous children, but about the fame and fortune they were going to reap... pretty sad, huh?

After all her plotting, planning, scheming and dreaming, and don't forget those "thirty weeks on bed rest", she thought she had it made in the shade with a reality show, and then on to Hollywood.

Turns out that her insecurities and her plotting made her inner bitch bloom and because she has such a HUGE sense of entitlement, she couldn't act grateful or gracious. She is her own worst enemy, the sole reason America has turned against her. Hmm, well, I guess we can't rule out the TLC contribution, can we?

I truly believe that if she had been a kind and nurturing mother and a loving wife she might have achieved not only what material possessions she has, but the admiration of her TV viewers. Look at Becky Dilly - she's a loving, gracious mother who loves her 6 kids and puts them first. She raised smart, independent, kind children. Their community and TV audiences love and respect them. It can be done, Kart....

But Kart just couldn't control the pathetic nasty personality that became more apparent as time went on. She had it within her reach to "have it all" but not only did she treat her family like sh*t (what else would you call it?) but she treated the TV viewers and her church folks like dumb clucks.

I see many comments here criticizing Kart and the way they are written I can tell folks here are honest, kind and perceptive readers who are simply frustrated beyond all measure.

I suspect no one is proud of calling her legs tree trunks or of calling her lover/bodyguard by the name PurseBoy but, geez louise! What did she expect when she treated all of us like simpletons? No one likes to be lied to, and nowadays folks are much less gullible than in years past. Lying to us then cackling and rubbing it our faces just isn't cool...

When you piss off your audience, you have to expect them to make negative comments!!! Think, Kate, think! Greed and evil are not attractive. Folks just won't cut you any slack.

As her childhood dream is finally fading, I find it so very sad that this was probably a young girl with dreams who found a way to get what she wanted. And look where it's gotten her......... Sad.

BTW, I still think she's a pathetic b*tch but I can sort of see how this probably happened. Add TLC to the equation and "poor" Kart just didn't have a chance....

The kids are the ones I feel even sorrier for. She has quite obviously not formed any measure of the critical maternal/child bond with her children.

How sad for her that she cannot feel the profound and pure love her kids would have been able to give her. I think back on the wonderful childhood our son had and the joy he brought our family, and still does.

I know this is long, but I think I am sort of grieving for her, for the fact that 'she doesn't get it', she has already missed so many quiet, intimate moments with her kids that she'll never get back.... I'm embarrassed for her because she is the butt of a joke and she either doesn't realize it... or else she does and she's willing to settle for that.

I don't like her, but I pity her more.

No Worry, Beef Curry said...

Has anyone mentioned Jon's Twitter page is now set as "private"? Has been, for a few weeks. He also has more than 80K followers on the site. How much do you want to bet Kate was tracking his Tweets the entire time? Seething that Jon and Ellen are sofa bound for the evening- just watching a DVD and enjoying eachother's quiet company. Meanwhile back at the Orphanage, Kate is on permanent 'bed rest', all by herself in a big dark and lonely room.

Bwahahaha... Have fun in court, Mommie Dearest.

Sidney said...

Anne said...

(snip)

BTW, did anyone ever explain what the point was on the last DWTS show of having Kate looking like a moron in that cherry picker? Tony, Tom, Brooke, all the judges looked like they were laughing at her, not with her. Was it some big inside joke or payback for everyone putting up with her BS?

------------------------

I choose to believe it was sure just deserts for Tony. He clapped as he left the stage, laughing all the while...

Yep, Tony thought she had that coming.

She did.

Sad looking... said...

I just saw the pics of Kate shopping for the twins birthday. Considering how poorly her hair looks, it's obvious she has not been filming Twist of Kate. Also, the tanning bed has not been Kate's friend. She has not aged well in the last year. She looks sad and lonely!! Karma's nipping at her heals.

Kate is fake mom said...

Twist of Kate is a no go. Kate has nothing to blame but herself. She had her chances. TLC pulled some strings to get her the cohost gig on The View. They got her on Dancing with The Star. They let her guest host Entertainment Tonight. But she failed to prove that she could bring in ratings on network TV. She also failed to impress. She didn't show any talent or ability.

Kate can only count on that Kate Plus 8 will return. No other shows want her and she is not capable of doing anything else besides yelling at her children on Kate Plus 8.

Anonymous said...

Either Jon Gosselin or Dr. Glassman would be able to tell if Kate had a boob job or not. Then again who really cares. I really hope that she IS all washed up. I get tired of seeing her pictures as well. I have wondered why she doesn't contribute to any charities? Most everyone has some organization or cause they believe in. Even if she just promoted something she would be useful. Why do they even waste film and/or pages of magazines to promote such a nothing?

Gimme Gimme said...

She looks like she has been on one of those Hollywood diets where you drink all of these liquids and lose a tremendous amt of weight. The organic one costs about $100 a day. I have never seen her shoulder blades protrude. That much weight loss that soon could not be from healthy dieting.

ihatefrogs said...

She looks sad and lonely!!

Kate 'looks' sad and lonely in the recent staged pap photos because that is what she has been reporting/promoting HERSELF to be.
IMO, the Kate Gosselin persona is and always has been about gaining public sympathy. How sad and lonely is Kate; the self proclaimed 'single mom', the sole financial provider of EIGHT count 'em 8 children that does it all ALONE. That Kate Gosselin. So so sad. So so lonely.

Barbra said...

Kate should really start looking more carefully for the 'paps' the second she exits her vehicle. If they catch 8-10 snaps of her, the look on her face is so ugly until the second she spots the camera and then the 'camera smile' comes out. I know people don't walk around with a perpetual grin on their face (we'd think they were nuts), but I KNOW I don't walk around with a scowl like that on my face (it takes way to much energy to carry that look around). And if I were her (and thank the dear Lord I'm NOT) I would make darn sure I looked a lot better put together than 'that' when I went out (she remembers the 5" hooker heels but thinks she's a natural beauty and doesn't need makeup?) I don't look that bad when I take my garbage out and I'll be 71 in two weeks.

mama san said...

Just thinking - was the 4-days in Mexico a trade-off for Steve's trip to Europe with his legal wife?

Hippie Chick said...

No Worry Beef Curry...I got on Jon's twitter page, no problem. I've been a follower of his for quite some time however, & maybe that's why. Maybe only his followers can view his page?

Derision & Pity....Very nice post. I agree with what you said. Especially about Kate being in on the joke. I think whatever gets her out there, she'll do it. I have said that the Emmy's was her high point in her career, & look what that was! It was a mockery. She may have been in on the joke, but she was the joke, nonetheless, and every article was scathing, & every picture, she was cut out of. Even DWTS was a joke. She just fumbled through her practice, cried & whined & lied. Her live performances were no better. Kate will do anything to stay relevant, even using her children, which of course we know, but what next? I shudder to think what else she would do to those kids. Great post & great perspective! :)

faline said...

If you stopped the camera's and said, "look, guys my kids are tired, they need lunch and a nap. Goodbye, you can get your filming later, my kids come first" and then took care of them (the way Jodi did)people would have respect for you.

If you just once saw your husband as a friend who saw you at your worst but loves you anyway, you wouldn't be alone and so bitter now.

From the looks of those pics you are finally dealing with this reality. You need to talk to a therapist, about whatever is making you miserable. I would wear a pair of sunglasses if i were you, until after you saw the therapist.

fidosmommy said...

The cherry picker lift was weird enough, but the fish-eye camera shot was priceless. Her eyes looked like they were pulled back with strings and her teeth looked like Halloween dentures. It was the strangest thing ever. Somebody was having fun-house fun with Ms. Kate.

maynardsmom11 said...

Listening to the show. 14 minutes in. OMG

readerlady said...

Ya gotta love it. I just read an article that was on my home page this morning, entitled 8 Celebrities We'd Hate to Be. Khate is ranked right down there with such trainwrecks as Lindsey Lohan, Heidi Montag, Britney Spears, Snookie and Paris Hilton. Another article has her listed among "stars" with failed plastic surgery - again with the likes of Heidi Montag. The article only mentioned her tummy tuck and misplaced belly button, though, not the "I got a good bra" boob job. The collapse is officially well under way.

Pegg Cath said...

Derison & Pity, you are correct on many levels.

When children are not protected by their parents and we witness that, we speak out. We get angry at the parents.

So very sad that we care more about protecting the children than the mother or father did for the past 6 years.

The mother is still more concerned with her face/body/clothes/$$$$/big home/being a TV star. I have no idea where motherhood falls into that or if it does. I will never be convinced that those 8 children were uppermost on the minds of those parents. Even now I think Jon is waging war against Kate vs putting those children first.Kate continue to publicly wage war against Jon as we saw on R & K.

The damage to those children has been done. No one can erase that.

Now when I see a photo of smiling Kate as she parades thru a parking lot for the cameraman is someone who seeks attention. Someone that demands attention, continually.

I do not like saying this but I do think the woman is a slug for what she did to her children and continued to do with her show K + 8. The sadness of those children during the hottest weather in NY, the inability to enjoy the ocean and sand in NC, the vomiting on camera that she loved the camera showing...........well Slug!

Momof2 said...

listening....lol...BM is a delusional nutbag who is so immersed in wanting to be Kate it's pathetic.

From the sound of the broadcast, it seems as if there are more people who loathe Kate that like her.

Momof2 said...

LOL...they are saying there are too many "haters" on the broadcast chat site...gee...I wonder why? Maybe because of the majority of people hate her? Only the nutbags love her.

Momof2 said...

LOL!! I am high fiveing "Becky" who called in to the radio show and called out BM for posting the photos of the Gosselin kids on her site. Becky also told BM to focus on her OWN kids so Kate could focus on hers. Then of course, after Becky hung up, they slammed her for it.

BM is a loser...just like her Hero Kate. She slams the paparrazzi for following Kate but she uses the very photos on her blog...

Momof2 said...

....BM says she is currently sitting in Kate's "bushes" outside her home so she can get photos and post them on her site....someone call the COPS...Kate's stalker is outside her home!

Monster Mommy said...

@ MaynardsMom11...

You simply must give us all a recap of what took place, during this morning's internet radio show... starring Baby Mama herself!

OMG- I was going to call in and have a good laugh at her expense, but I'm not THAT cruel. Besides, my 'dissing' TARGET is primarily Katie Kreider.

I know many of you have read @ BM's site, and the grammar, spelling, and delusions of grandeur speaks for itself. Also, I'm sure all of the calls were screened... So unless one of us 'jellus haterz' got crafty, and squeaked through the phone lines- it was all rubbish.

How can anyone in North America continue to support this lying, abusive, hag?

No Worry, Beef Curry said...

@ Hippie Chick (aka GWoP's Twitter Queen!)...

Re: Jon's Twitter page now set to private.

Yep, you can now only view his account if you are/were a follower. I know you told us a few weeks ago, that Jon had responded (very kindly) to at least one of your 'tweets'. I think his correspondence on Twitter is a positive thing. He has a lot of supporters out there. Especially those like me, that want those children to live normal lives... Far away from the clutches of TLC and their nutty mom. Go Jon!

Mary said...

OMG I listen to the radio show I wonder if the host was kissing BM feet every few minutes. I think the host would have passed out and could not ask Kate any questions if Kate showed up.

Also host said Kate plus 8 will return in November

also BM did not say she would be on ywist of kate. I also gather her kids are all grown

Kartzilla Can't Dance said...

LOL - I didn't realize my comment about the cherry picker would become a discussion.

I was suprised to read that she was suppose to jump on something else. The camera seem to be on her face (even though it was a weird wide angle with her flapping her arms) so it appeared set up that way.

Anyway, I caved in and went to look at her b-day shopping pictures and she looks like she's

a) been hitting the bottle
b) had many sleepless nights
c) been crying (bags under the eyes)
d) smoking (the smoke lines)
e) all of the above

Obviously its not her failed marriage or children's welfare that's causing the grief. I think it's something to do with failed tv shows, failed People Cover
and Steve being with his wife (How dare he spend QT with his wife!!)

She probably knew she looked like $h** as she's grabbing for her sunglasses soon after she sees the paps.

I look forward to comments about the radio show. Maybe they should have a therapist call in to offer advice to Kate and the substitute guest.

Sport said...

Great post Derision and Pity!

You echoed many of my sentiments and said it all perfectly.

It is what I have said and thought all along - how could this narcissist be SO STUPID! She had it made; all she had to do was be one of us.

Instead she couldn't wait to rise above the common folk (whom she pleaded for money.) She couldn't wait to be a STAR and hang out with actual talented people. She continually played the 'whoa is me' BS at every opportunity. She fell in love with herself and even to this day parades around with a bodyguard.

I take my kids to sporting events all the time and we are huge Sports fans (shocker, I know.) We come across folks like Joe Montana, Tim Lincecum, Jerry Rice, Steve Young a couple times a year and NONE of them have bodyguards! They are with their kids at movie theaters, parks, other events and they are sitting with the crowd and common folk and besides an occasional autograph they aren't bothered.

Kate is a clown, and the only thing that makes me not cheer her demise are those 8 kids who suffer EVERY DAY from being with her.

StoryLady said...

Actions have consequences. Even for Kate Gosselin.
Those consequences appear to be hitting her pretty hard now. I hope she gets some help soon. She can't pull out of this alone. And she is alone.

Jane in California said...

readerlady said:
I just read an article that was on my home page this morning, entitled 8 Celebrities We'd Hate to Be. Khate is ranked right down there with such trainwrecks as Lindsey Lohan, Heidi Montag, Britney Spears, Snookie and Paris Hilton.
-------------------------
I didn't see the article, but from the names you list, there is one glaring difference between Kate and most of the rest: with the exception of Britney Spears, these young women are childless and what they are doing, they do to themselves alone. Even Britney Spears doesn't thrust her children out into the limelight like Kate.

The second thing most of the others have in common is youth. They are very young, versus Kate who was a grown woman at the time she decided to put herself and her children in the very public eye.

Finally, it's something all parents should take note of: Lindsey Lohan, childhood star, parents who put her income-earning ahead of her childhood, and look where she is today.

Britney Spears, childhood star, parents who were more interested in pushing her out there than in protecting her childhood, and she ended up having a nervous breakdown.

wildflowers said...

Barbra said...
Kate should really start looking more carefully for the 'paps' the second she exits her vehicle. If they catch 8-10 snaps of her, the look on her face is so ugly until the second she spots the camera and then the 'camera smile' comes out.

IMO, Kate has has pre knowledge of and is 100% aware of HER so called 'paps' at all times. Kate first gives that pissed off snarling look because, she claims the 'paps' infringe on her privacy and trail her every move. The last minute 'throw your head back and smile for the camera' pose is more than likely per HER 'pap' instruction, 'act like I'm a fan and show me some LOVE'. For Kate, its ALL about being seen; her 'red carpet' IS the gas station, grocery store, dry cleaning, bus stop etc.. parking lot.

Autumn Sunrise said...

The cherry picker lift was weird enough, but the fish-eye camera shot was priceless. Her eyes looked like they were pulled back with strings and her teeth looked like Halloween dentures. It was the strangest thing ever. Somebody was having fun-house fun with Ms. Kate.

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

Didn't someone say that she looked like the donkey on Shrek? -- and when you compared side by side photos, she really did!!

ella's mum said...

You go Just Wandering!! Nice one

Khater said...

http://www.toginet.com/shows/livingthedreammom
Link to BM's I LOVE KHATE OMG SHE IS SO AMAZING I HATE THE HATERS THEY ARE STUPID!!! interview.

Hilarious. She comes on at about 15 mins.

Manic Depression (aka Monster Mommy) said...

Okay- I just can't resist. Straight from Baby Mama's website in BOLD, after the interview...

"We will be here on the web until ALL the Kate Gosselin hates (sic) sites just fade away...Ohh and do you think I should change my screen name??? ;)"

YES- I do... change it to MAMA SHEEPLE! Stuff it, Baby Mama. GWoP is here to stay. Baaaaaa...

SquatmunkieRN said...

Anyone listen to BM's radio interview? She is batshit crazy, and loving all that attention. These overzealous people are the type that think they are really "friends" with celebs.

http://www.toginet.com/shows/livingthedreammom

(Look to the right of the page, there's a small link that will play the sound of the interview)

Momof2 said...

I am still flabbergasted over the fact that..at the end of the interview- BM admitted she was, at that moment, sitting in Kate's bushes waiting for a glimpse of her. I wonder how many listeners thought that was creepy scary?

Ohio Buckeye said...

"Didn't someone say that she looked like the donkey on Shrek? -- and when you compared side by side photos, she really did!!"

&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&

The donkey in "Shrek" is hilarious. K8G would have to BUY a sense of humor.

Button Button said...

I thought the BM radio show was by telephone to BM's house.

She couldn't have been in the bushes at Kate's house if that is true.

Never the less, just saying that shows BM is a bit "touched," now, doesn't it?

The pictures of Kate taking her birthday girls to the bus-stop sure tells a story.

Those "poor little rich kids" sure are decked out with LL Bean back packs, UGG boots, snazzy tennis shoes, etc, and it looks like they have everything they physically want or need.

Emotionally?

Not so much...

TotallyANanny said...

I was very happy to open my People magazine today and see the letters to the editor. All negative letters about Kate! Finally, they are showing that we are all sick of her!

chesterctymom said...

Maybe Katie K's cheek implants were repo'ed by TLC...

please notice me said...

Gee I would have thought Kate would have called into the show to surprise her #1 Fan! I feel sorry for DRB (Baby Mama) and her wannabe life. I take that back, I feel very sorry for her girls.

Glad I'm not famous said...

That "Baby Mama" is a scary person. Remember what happened to Selena, the Latina singer who was shot and killed by her number one fan and fan club president. This is why Kate probably has a bodyguard. This "baby momma" is a sick puppy hiding in Kate's bushes waiting to take a picture of her. I hope someone called the police.

Midnight Serenade said...

Anyone listen to BM's radio interview? She is batshit crazy, and loving all that attention. These overzealous people are the type that think they are really "friends" with celebs.

---------------

And those are the ones who are truly dangerous -- the stalkers -- and the reason that Steve was hired. I hope that, if BM is serious about hiding in the bushes, that security was put on alert. I am so concerned for those children.

Gimme Gimme said...

I tried listening to that radio thing and got nauseated, couldn't make it to the end to the part about the bushes - even more disturbing, how many times has she done that?

Autumn Sunrise said...

"I am still flabbergasted over the fact that..at the end of the interview- BM admitted she was, at that moment, sitting in Kate's bushes..."

&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&

But if BM is so important in Kate's life, and is one of Kate's BFFs, and knows her intimately, having met her three times, why would she be in the bushes? Shouldn't the two of them be sipping wine together in Kate's hottub, discussing how to eliminate all of the jellus haters?

The Lies said...

I just listened to the radio show (if you can call it that) with the BM. That sure was enlightening. I wonder if any of her family have considered an intervention cause that girl is crazy as a loon.

Sitting in the bushes outside Khate's house? I thought there were so many paps stalking Khate that her property was fenced and gated. I would have though we would have heard so many cars (of the paps) on the road that we would have been unable to hear the BM. Sorry little slip there.

And I think she does need to change her name. She should start calling herself Khate's Border Collie because those dogs just love to herd sheep.

Grammajude said...

Just saw the new issue of People - 2 weeks after the fact (ugly cover of Khate in the bikini) and finally there are letters to the editor - 4 of them and ALL are basically telling her that her 15 minutes of fame are over and please get lost and go home and take care of your kids!!!

Geri said...

Momof2 said...
I am still flabbergasted over the fact that..at the end of the interview- BM admitted she was, at that moment, sitting in Kate's bushes waiting for a glimpse of her. I wonder how many listeners thought that was creepy scary?

*****

I kept telling myself "surely she must be joking" but she never laughed nor said she was joking. I agree it was creepy.

Pegg Cath said...

Okay, I did it. I listened to part of the radio interview.

"Squirrels belong in trees, not on
radio.com".

"Free the G 8 from work and give them back their childhood"

Slugs is a slug, no matter what color the hair is.

Jane in CA said...

Momof2 said:
I am still flabbergasted over the fact that..at the end of the interview- BM admitted she was, at that moment, sitting in Kate's bushes waiting for a glimpse of her. I wonder how many listeners thought that was creepy scary?
-----------------

Whaaaaaaaaat??? She sits outside Kate's house, in the bushes, hoping for a glimpse of Kate? Oh dear - someone call for a mental intervention. As much as I despise Kate, I wouldn't wish crazy fan-stalking on anyone. Do you suppose BM follows her around when she runs errands too? The woman is not running on all cylinders, that's for sure!

Baby Mama Dumb said...

Why do people like Baby Mama, subject themselves to the (permanent) negative scrutiny they are going to receive on the internet? I mean, agreeing to do an interview, only to make a fool of yourself just seems so masochistic. Kind of like Kate's final performance on DWTS and her opening act on the Emmys.

A joke. I would suggest spending time taking a few online college courses. Like Kate, her understanding of the English language, leaves something to be desired.

Exhausted said...

Just got the newest People today. Four letters about Kate's cover and NOT ONE is positive. Finally! I hope People took a big loss on this and that Kate, Baby Mama, and Katie Coyne can cry on each other's shoulders at their failures.

dustilies said...

About Baby Mama in the bushes--totally creepy, as Momof2 said.

To spare others the peculiar pain of listening to this bizarre interview, when the intrepid Becky (our Becky?) called in to challenge BM, ever so sweetly, about her use of the exact pap photos BM complains about on Kate's behalf, BM defended herself bu saying she recently made a decision to pull the photos down. Quietly Becky says "it was INF that pulled the photos."

BM's bit about sitting in Kate's shrubbery included an admission that Becky was right, since BM stated "since INF won't let me use their photos any more, I'm going to take some of my own."

The radio show was one of the most unprofessional things I've heard in along time, both technically and ethically. It was a love fest btwn the host and BM. 70% was about BM's blog and how famous BM is ("I am synonymous with Kate on the internet. 10% was nervous hostility about "bashers" calling in. 10% was about Kate. And then there was another 10% of BM talking about how fascinated people are with . . . Baby Mama!

Like Kate, she turned every question into a chance to trumpet her own tribulations and virtues.

I've heard y'all talk about stalker fans before--now I get what you are talking about. That woman could be the dogcatcher of Crazytown.

SoCalRosie said...

OMG, which bushes was she sitting in?? So BabyMama got closer to the house then Jon?! Screw Kate, what if one of the kids had come outside, what would she have done? If I didn't think that this woman was a nut job before, I sure do now.

StoryLady said...

I didn't listen to this Baby Mama thing, but she HAD to be kidding about sitting in Kate's bushes, right?
RIGHT?

Berks Has Shoes! said...

I am still flabbergasted over the fact that..at the end of the interview- BM admitted she was, at that moment, sitting in Kate's bushes waiting for a glimpse of her. I wonder how many listeners thought that was creepy scary?

-------------------

It's creepy that she would sit in the bushes. It's just as creepy that she would admit it and publicize it! Had I known, I would have ventured over there and taken pictures of her squatting in the bushes and sold them to the tabs!

Hot Flash Betty said...

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_is_Kate_Gosselin%27s_bodyguard&src=ansTT

Seems Steve was hired to protect Kate FROM Baby Mama hiding in the bushes

Clueless in CA said...

The best part is...

One of the Baby Mama fan site callers today, decided to post on her site after the interview.

This BM fan thinks if the 600 members on the site "tell a friend" KATE IS GREAT... The entire country will catch on and follow the mindless Sheeple!

All kinds of wrong kiddies. I did not, and will not listen to the show.

Sidney said...

StoryLady said...
I didn't listen to this Baby Mama thing, but she HAD to be kidding about sitting in Kate's bushes, right?
RIGHT?
----------------------

Right. She was at her own home using her own telephone to do her little schtick on the radio.

She did not intend for anyone to believe that, though I am sure she would have given anything to actually be that close to Kate.

Alice Bluegown said...

Mary said...
OMG I listen to the radio show I wonder if the host was kissing BM feet every few minutes. I think the host would have passed out and could not ask Kate any questions if Kate showed up.

Also host said Kate plus 8 will return in November

also BM did not say she would be on ywist of kate. I also gather her kids are all grown
-------------------------

BM sounded much older than she really is. She has a young daughter who may be 10, more or less, and a 2 year old baby.

She is also a very small person, though she sounded older and "bigger!"

Just Oh!!! said...

I listened to the end of the radio show per the link provided here.....and YES, Baby Mama was absolutely positively serious about sitting in the bushes outside Kate's house to get pictures. Just OMG and WTH? LOL!

I am thinking she said this outrageous, but factual comment to ensure INF Daily knew she was no longer stealing Kate pics from their website. She did make it clear that she was now taking her very own pics of Kate to post on her site. So.....she is an official stalker now....for real. Well, worse and more driven than before.

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

I'm listening to this Nina twit and her buddy Cindy from the July interview. Nina is talking about shaking in her boots when she spoke to Kate on the phone. She was starstruck galldarnit. She almost pissed her pants. Okay. Let's sit back and think about this. Is it any wonder why Kate believes she is a celebrity? These two morons are talking nothing but fluff. It's so boring, I'm fighting off the sleep. You know, these two might have meant something to Kate when she first started out in her show when her head wasn't all swollen. But if I was Kate, I would be so embarrassed to have some hayseed phone in to say she drove all by herself for an hour to see her. This woman went in to great detail about what Kate was wearing, how she looked, well, hell she would have done it again the next day if she coulda! How would you have any respect for someone so desperate to idolize you? You wouldn't. You would get creeped out. Which is why Kate would give her fans the brush off when they would approach her at a book signing. Kate didn't want the overweight, 4-eyed, permed geeks carrying their two kids on each hip wanting her attention. She wanted the Kelly Rippa's of the world. Heh heh. Never gonna happpen. Oh, I forgot about the old bat, stalwart Baba Wawa.........

Tami said...

Just saw the new issue of People - 2 weeks after the fact (ugly cover of Khate in the bikini) and finally there are letters to the editor - 4 of them and ALL are basically telling her that her 15 minutes of fame are over and please get lost and go home and take care of your kids!!!
**********
I'll bet her admirer Kate Coyne loved publishing those. She probably didn't have any positive ones to publish.

Tami said...

I wonder how Baby Mama would justify doing exactly what she compains about the fake paps doing; stalking Kate!

«Oldest ‹Older   1 – 200 of 237   Newer› Newest»