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jons team said...

Can Khate use the CS she gets from Jon on herself.

Also, why cant he get Alimoney(sp) from her. Since, he really doesnt make much. I dont thinl tlc pays him anymore. and if they do. its not much.

I wonder if Kate doesnt want her kids to get a good eduaction so they will not write tell all books when older.

Shoka's Understudy said...

Harrass? Oh, no, I seriously doubt it. We were all up in arms about kate crating the dogs and they actually bent the metal bars to get out of the cages. The kids beating them with bats, kate not taking full responsiblity of feeding and watering them. It is a shame that the kids have suffered, the dogs have suffered and no outside legal authority has stepped in to stop the madness in kates world. I have a feeling that Shoka is not the real Shoka. Didn't the breeder say they would never go back? But they could get a double from another breeder and pay big bucks for cooperation and there you have the "Return of Shoka".
Mady's face lit up when she saw Shoka. I hope when kate is gone to NYC or wherever, Shoka will be able to come into the house and spend some time in their room.

Remember when kate said about the dogs when she was on the treadmill?
She said she won. I believe she hit those dogs with something when they got into the crate. She did something to them, or she may been talking about when Jon had to take them away.

Like I have always said she is disgusting.

Racermom281 said...

I hope the kid's had a nice Holiday, although it's not likely with the hateful mother they have.

Racermom281 said...

Before the "Raising Sextuplets" family imploded, I remember an episode where a Speech Therapist came in to work with the kids. If I remember correctly, it was stated that it was pretty much a MUST with multiples - because of being born pre-term. Not one time did we ever see that happening in the Gosselin household. Also, Jenny Machae (spelling?) had no problem loading those kids up in her van and taking them away with her....alone. This was after working all night in the ER, about 90 minutes away from her home. It was always too hard for Kate to do anything with her kids, she was always "EXHAUSTED"
I felt so bad for those kids when Kate said Jodi told her it was a shame that they couldn't enjoy the same things other kids their age did....of course Kate's reply was "oh well, that's what happens when you have 6" Big Whoo, she is not the only mother in the world who has that many kids, she's just the only one who was souless enough to sell her's for the highest bidder.

mama san said...

caught an early episode of Kardashians in the wee hours of morning. Interesting comment from Kim, Kourtney and Khloe, at once, when Mother Kris looked into the camera to make a remark. They shouted that you are not supposed to look into the camera. Kate was great at addressing the camera, or whoever was behind the scenes. Did we ever learn to whom Kate was "talking??"

Leigh Ann said...

I felt so bad for those kids when Kate said Jodi told her it was a shame that they couldn't enjoy the same things other kids their age did....of course Kate's reply was "oh well, that's what happens when you have 6"
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And wasn't that over chewing gum? There are some things kids in big families don't do because of expense or logistics or whatever (not that that's true in Kate's case) but they all ought to be able to have a piece of gum.

Shoka's Understudy said...

kate would never allow a speech therapist in the home to help the kids. Her bad and abusive mothering would possibly get out and the brand would be tarnished.

The dumbing down of the children was a priority to keep them babies as long as possible.

Bibs, Sippy Cups, High Chairs and Baby Talk until 6 years old? I believe they would still be wearing, sipping, sitting and jibbering if we hadn't of raised a big crop of Cane for kate to stop it.

Isn't today that Jon gets the kids for Christmas? I wonder if they filmed their Christmas Eve and Christmas morning, and when will they show it?

Chewing The Cud said...

And wasn't that over chewing gum? There are some things kids in big families don't do because of expense or logistics or whatever (not that that's true in Kate's case) but they all ought to be able to have a piece of gum.

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Why? What three-year-old needs gum? We've seen how Kate turned out...chewing like a cow, and looking like a slob.
Gumgate was a disaster -- she was totally out of control and what she did to Collin in threatening to trash the bear was dispicable. That said, no three-year-old needs gum for any reason.
We've seen the kids, at age 6, chew gum. If they like it, fine, but I still think that it's not something they be sticking into their mouths on a regular basis like she does.

Mine never asked for it; we never started that, and thank goodness now we never have to hear the cracking, or see the chomping.

jacsamic said...

I was channel surfing, paused on TLC - they were running a commercial on what appears to be their current 'favored' programs...Katie Irene was missing! No where on the list, no where to be seen, zapped, gone....bet she is grinding her pearly whites on that one.... Yea!

Marie France said...

Khate got the kids yesterday for Xmas. Jon will have them on New Year's Day.

Leigh Ann said...

Since compulsory education is PA is age eight, would any of those requirements to pull them out of school for filming apply to them (permission by the school/head master)? It would for the twins, but the six of them aren't legally required to even be in school.
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I'm sure "google" can come up with an answer specific to Pennsylvania. But I can tell you this, where I am (Georgia) even though pre-k and K aren't required if your child is enrolled, they are under the same attendance regulations as any other student who is required to attend school. I'm sure it's the same everywhere. It'd be chaotic for teacher and classes if kids just showed up randomly.

Yolanda said...

If you go to TLC's website, you barely find any mention of Kate at all. There is a link to her blog (which hasn't been updated since the "Sound of Music" post), but otherwise, she's nowhere to be found on the home page.

She's not listed in the videos section, the "What's Hot" section, the "TV Shows" section, or even the "Shop TLC" section. Again, I'm referring to the sections on the TLC Home page. Obviously if you look hard enough, eventually you will find mention of Kate's show.

Remember when she was all over the TLC website!

I'm not holding my breath, but maybe - just maybe - her 15 minutes are winding down.

Berks Has Shoes! said...

But I can tell you this, where I am (Georgia) even though pre-k and K aren't required if your child is enrolled, they are under the same attendance regulations as any other student who is required to attend school.

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That's public school, is it not? Here, the number of days kids are required to be in school (if they are enrolled) is not the same in private schools as in public schools. In public schools, parents would never get away with pulling kids out of classes for two weeks at a stretch to take a trip to Mexico. Lower school, however, in the private school is much less strict than middle and upper schools, where penalties are imposed if a student misses too much school during a trimester period.

Racermom281 said...

I don't think Jodi's comment was about chewing gum per se, it was across the board about how those kid's didn't get to do much of anything....unless of course it was being filmed. I believe that was her point, and Kate was just too dense to "get it"

C said...

I just watched Mady's Day--better known as Gumgate--on Netflix. I was Mady's age when I got my ears pierced, and I remember the fear and crying afterwards. Sad to say, I'm not surprised by Kate's grand epiphany; when Mady acts out, it's often because she isn't getting enough attention. No duh! Ya think? The kid complains about being constantly interrupted by her siblings, and she usually can't even have a shake when they go out to eat because the little kids will demand them too. While I agree that it should be obvious that 3-year-olds are too young for gum, I also think that Kate was pretty snotty about it. Jodi does how much free babysitting for them? Come on, so she made a mistake. And for all of Kate's howling, the bear cleaned up fairly easily. Was it really worth the drama and scaring the poor boy like that?

Another thing I noticed; the couch interviews are far more entertaining if you listen to Kate, but watch Jon's face--that's where the real story is at. He's less verbal, but his facial expressions are very communicative.

Oh, and now I want Red Robin. Yum!

Leigh Ann said...

Why? What three-year-old needs gum? We've seen how Kate turned out...chewing like a cow, and looking like a slob.
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I didn't say they needed gum at three. Kate said they couldn't have gum because there were six of them. And they had had gum before, anyway, so I don't know what her complaint really was. She was having a fit about the gum before she even knew anyone made a mess with it.

Leigh Ann said...

In public schools, parents would never get away with pulling kids out of classes for two weeks at a stretch to take a trip to Mexico. Lower school, however, in the private school is much less strict than middle and upper schools, where penalties are imposed if a student misses too much school during a trimester period.
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It all depends on the school. I went to private school, you were expected to be there a certain number of days. That's anywhere. Miss too much, they'll withdraw you and give your spot to someone else. But in the case of the Gosselin kids missing school to film, that would be a legal issue not a school issue, anyway. The school can put the kids down as an unexcused absence but they can't hold the kids hostage.

phew said...

C said...
I just watched Mady's Day--better known as Gumgate--on Netflix.

Most or all of those special days were filmed on consecutive days. Kate says in the voice over that Jodi kept the other 7 when she and Jon had to film ( remember only the girls got mom and dad, the boys got dad only). Kate must have been pretty upset with Jodi when she recorded the voice overs because she mentions more than once, they were tired of being at Aunt Jodi's and I don't blame them.

Jodi was taking care of 7 kids plus her own 4 kids in cold weather for who knows how much payment while Jon and kate pocketed thousands for the episode
Jodi knew they chewed gum having flown with them on airplanes
Jodi must have been trying to do something anything to keep them entertained

Her reaction to Collin's comfort toy was chilling. She had no control and bullied a small helpless child. No wonder he has behavior issues. How often did she treat him like that when the cameras were not there.

Berks Has Shoes! said...

"That's anywhere. Miss too much, they'll withdraw you and give your spot to someone else."

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Not in all private schools. It depends on the contract. It's all legally spelled out there in regards to whether or not they can give the spot to someone else for ANY reason, especially if you have opted for tuition insurance.

"But in the case of the Gosselin kids missing school to film, that would be a legal issue not a school issue, anyway."

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Nope. If they are going by the DOL Child Labor laws, it does become a school issue if the school has to sign off on filming.

Chelle said...

Leigh Ann said...

Since compulsory education is PA is age eight, would any of those requirements to pull them out of school for filming apply to them (permission by the school/head master)? It would for the twins, but the six of them aren't legally required to even be in school.
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I'm sure "google" can come up with an answer specific to Pennsylvania. But I can tell you this, where I am (Georgia) even though pre-k and K aren't required if your child is enrolled, they are under the same attendance regulations as any other student who is required to attend school. I'm sure it's the same everywhere. It'd be chaotic for teacher and classes if kids just showed up randomly.

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It's the same in Indiana as well. Kids do not have to go to school until age 7 BUT, once they are enrolled, they must attend. Parents can choose to not enroll until age 7 but if you said your 5yo to school, that's it, they must attend forever until they graduate (or drop out or whatever). So I imagine it's the same everywhere as well.

Gumgate Resurrected said...

Leigh Ann said, She was having a fit about the gum before she even knew anyone made a mess with it.

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I don't think so. If memory serves me, she saw Joel sitting on the floor picking gum out of his sock and asked him what he was doing. THEN she saw that the kids had gum and THEN she threw a fit.

Honestly, ironicly said...

I watched that Collin-gate with the impacted bowel again. The witch has gum in her mouth. Yep, look at it. She was smoking and chewing gum then.

She said there, chewing gum with that brochure, pretending to be a mother and poor Collins was in pain.

Boy oh boy, what a piece of garbage she is.

I believe, in my own heart, that she never, ever was what was photographed for TV, never the cook/the mother/the teacher/the loving partner, only for the camera, that was the only way.

She was 100% pretending, absolutely. She started writing for free bees long before she gave birth. That woman has no decency, none.

She just had the ability to "bold face lie with an angelic look" and take the last penny out of people's pockets. How does someone live with that?

In a Mansion, divorced, kicked the father out of the house, beats animals, goes off and leaves those kids with strangers and makes millions. She can sleep at night?

I doubt that, the vino/box is what gets her to the morning. I am convinced of that.

What we see as her in K+8 is what she is, that is her real personality. What we saw in Alaska, New York, North Carolina, Florida that is her, wicked witch that screams and drags those kids around, vomiting in boats, yep, that is the real Kate.

That is what Jon knows the real Kate and how she managed to finagle money out of people's wallets, their last funds to pay for formula for her children.

Those women who sat with her babies, where are they? Do they ever get to see those kids? Do they?

I hope that this Holiday Jon takes his 8 to his mother's house and it is filled with his family, her relatives that the kids knew and all the Nannies that the kids knew. Oh yeah, everyone brings a "dish" of food and they have a family time.

That would be my wish for those kids. That each one of those kids has a lap to sit on, arms around them hugging them, kisses on their cheeks and those children lay back and feel so comfortable, eat all the homemade cookies, drink milkshakes and RELAX. Yes, that is the Holiday that these 8 will remember, not the one with wrapped gifts in Kate's mega big living room, empty of all people, animals and she sits there with her Giant cup of coffee, as all of the 8 just tear the wrappings and don't even remember what they opened, then she takes all the gifts away because someone took a raisin out of the raisin jar. Oh yeah. A Holiday to remember with Mommy.

11223344 said...

On Carla's blog she said this:

"Sad that our time with Ashley is over. She just left for the next 20 days. When she gets back, she goes right back to school:( "

So I wonder if the rumours are true about Kate and the kids going to NZ/Aus over the holidays,and Ashley is going along as the hired help?

Mom of 2 Boys said...

http://www.tvsquad.com/2010/12/17/top-tv-jerks/

Kate is #2. They made their opinion very clear and to the point.

Carezee said...

I goolged the attendance for school and found that once they are in first grade or 8 years old they have to attend a certain amount of days. Here is the link I found http://www.elc-pa.org/pubs/downloads%202009/What%20Are%20the%20Rules%20for%20School%20Attendance%202-6-09.pdf

Yes, I live in Alaska said...

Honestly,Ironicly.......

You said a heartfull, honestly,ironicly

She is evil, evil, evil, evil.

I don't wish her bad things but I realize what you said is probably true and we are all too late to help those children. Abused children love their abusers. Shame too.

zoey said...

regarding gum gate. I recently watched it too and i was frightened when Kate was yelling at Collin, holding that stuffed animal that he clearly LOVED and she was taunting him in a psychotic way. Shaking, sort of rocking back and forth TAUNTING A YOUNG CHILD. And, bless Mady's little black heart, she tried to shield collin from the insantiy but, Hurricane Kate was in full force.
ORGANIC PEANUTBUTTER NO LESS! (what a crazy witch)

Becca said...

It is ironic to me that Kate said repeatadly that she always tells Jon that they had to let the kids do the things other kids their ages would do(ie-not riding in strollers, having Vslentine activities). She would always say "I would do it for one" Yet she wont let them color with markers, or use icing or get messy or chew gum, bc it would be too much work for her in the laundry romm, what a hypocrite.

Lying farce she is said...

Oh no did you all forget about the 700 Club Interview? OMG, it is the emmy she should have gotten, almost 8 .30 minutes of lying, talking about the the great Jon Gosselin.

The lying bitch is really something else. Bills, they had bills, Jon stood in line at the Salvation Army for heating assistance, his Dad died, her girlfriend died in a car accident and this women spends thousands and thousands of dollars on her hair and threw that man out of the lives of her children.

She is nuts and she make me feel nuts. Like when are they going to get wise to her and dump her from that station and on TV. When?

Would not watch her do a Ty de bol commericial.

Hate Bad Parents said...

Perhaps she will take the kids to Austria or maybe she won't. Who cares?

The kids in a foreign country? Will the even remember it;afterall, they will be working, ya know?

Yeah, working, working, working

Tami said...

Before the "Raising Sextuplets" family imploded, I remember an episode where a Speech Therapist came in to work with the kids. If I remember correctly, it was stated that it was pretty much a MUST with multiples - because of being born pre-term.
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Weird. That can't be right. I have a preemie and she spoke early and had an excellent vocabulary. I have my son in speech therapy for a delay but he was not a preemie. Being premature has nothing to do with speech if the kids are normal otherwise (not developmentally delayed)

Tami said...

Khate got the kids yesterday for Xmas. Jon will have them on New Year's Day.

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Meaning she has them on New Year's eve--for ANOTHER holiday? I hope Jon was just stupid and volunteered to let her have ALL the holidays and that the lawyer he has now is not that horrible as to be able to get no fair custody arrangement whatsoever for his client.

It's just gum! said...

Why? What three-year-old needs gum? We've seen how Kate turned out...chewing like a cow, and looking like a slob.
Gumgate was a disaster -- she was totally out of control and what she did to Collin in threatening to trash the bear was dispicable. That said, no three-year-old needs gum for any reason.
We've seen the kids, at age 6, chew gum. If they like it, fine, but I still think that it's not something they be sticking into their mouths on a regular basis like she does.

Mine never asked for it; we never started that, and thank goodness now we never have to hear the cracking, or see the chomping.
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I think the issue was that Kate said they couldn't do things other kids do just because they are multiples. My child is a little older than 3 but does like a piece of gum sometimes. Big deal. Maybe they did not need it at 3, but she put her kids in the care of someone else and thus has to deal with the consequence. Nothing bad came of it other than some microscopic speck until their lovely mother made it a high crime. I'd rather see some kids chewing some gum than that hyena doing anything.

fidosmommy said...

Lying farce she is said...
Oh no did you all forget about the 700 Club Interview?


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Her physical transformation is astounding. I never knew Kate had an underbite, but she seems to in the 700 club video. Did she get that fixed, or have I just missed it before?

Button Button said...

Gumgate was a disaster -- she was totally out of control and what she did to Collin in threatening to trash the bear was dispicable. That said, no three-year-old needs gum for any reason.
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I also recall the compassion Mady showed Collin. She held his hand and was pleading his case to Kate.

We know Mady is always in an uproar because she hates the way her mother behaves.

Alice Bluegown said...

I don't think so. If memory serves me, she saw Joel sitting on the floor picking gum out of his sock and asked him what he was doing. THEN she saw that the kids had gum and THEN she threw a fit.

12/26/2010 4:30 PM

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That is my memory also.

Kate Gosselin = Mean said...

Yes, she looks like a different person, pleading her case, being very 700 clubish, huh? Yes, she had a lot of facial work done now.

...but she does not give back, she does not give back. She doesn't realize that today, there are many men/women standing in the Salvation Army lines trying to get assistance of any type?

I gave 6 boxes of clothes we colleted. I make a 5 lb casserole every month. Also I adopt 5 children each christmas and I buy complete outfits for each. Nothing fancy. Old Navy has the most inexpensive clothes and in style.

Do I make millions, hell no. I am just a hard working women who saves some money for this. Don't buy everything I see or get that fancy hair cut.

Yes, I give back but a millionaire who claims to "know what it is like to need/want" what a liar.

Lying in this world is terrible. Not giving back is a sin, yes it is.

Give a couple of cans of no name soup, a box of spaghetti to a homeless shelter with 2 cans of tuna and they make a casserole. That is a hot meal for a family of 4 to 6, depending on age.

She doesn't do that. What is her problem. Money spent on her face, her breasts, her stomach, her eyes, her hair, her fingernails, her toe nails, her tanning obsession, she flys first class, first class hotel rooms, shoes she may never be able to wear, a mansion that is not even a home and she cannot give a meal to a homeless family or a check for $10.00 to the Salvation Army which helped her with heat assistance.

God forgive this woman. Not only destroy young minds, but take what you do not need, you have an abundance of.

Yes, go live in Los Angeles and try to get into movies, go for it Kate. No one likes your, what is wrong with you? You did not earn that money you spend, your children did.

Yes, even DWTS was due to being on that show with your children, not because of you. You made a fool of yourself and everyone got to see your real personality or a bit of it, because only Jon knows how brutal you can really be. I'll bet you beat the living daylights out of him.

Kate's Pearly Whites said...

Her physical transformation is astounding. I never knew Kate had an underbite, but she seems to in the 700 club video. Did she get that fixed, or have I just missed it before?

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It's not just an underbite. Pull up a photo of her face-on, smiling. Her whole upper jaw is out of line. The "middle" of the front, top upper teeth are off-center. In other words, her upper jaw needs to be moved to her right in order for her teeth to line up below the center of her lip. I'm surprised that, in addition to her eye deformity, nobody ever mentioned that.

The Holiday Game said...

Tami said,

Meaning she has them on New Year's eve--for ANOTHER holiday? I hope Jon was just stupid and volunteered to let her have ALL the holidays and that the lawyer he has now is not that horrible as to be able to get no fair custody arrangement whatsoever for his client.

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My understanding was it was part of the cusody agreement. Each year they alternate for major holidays. Yes, she had them on Christmas this year, which is why he has them on New Year's Day, and all major holidays in 2011.

han said...

If the tups miss so much fo k-5 or Mady and Cara do will they be held back?

Kartie Dearest said...

I totally forgot about that 700 Club interview and agree that she deserved an emmy for that act. I have to admit, I fell for that hook, line and sinker. If I remember correctly she said her family was in such financial despair and God heard her prayers blah blah blah.

Anyway, did anyone see the ET segment on what the celebrities were planning for Christmas.

Kart appeared and said something like she plans to make homemade sticky buns from scratch as it was their annual tradition (Kart baking, yeah right) but the children won't care about eating, it will be all about the gifts and how happy they will be open them.

The best gift Kart can give them is their privacy back and a loving, stable home. Sounds like she left those off the list.

yes as well said...

I don't think so. If memory serves me, she saw Joel sitting on the floor picking gum out of his sock and asked him what he was doing. THEN she saw that the kids had gum and THEN she threw a fit.
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This is how I recall as well. The camera showed Joel picking at his sock, Kate walks in and says "what are you doing Joel." and then the yelling started.
The Joel Kate scene looked very staged to me.

Tami said...

If they go to NZ and/or Australia, it will be pretty clear to even the stupidest and most deluded person that she's got it going on with Steve. No one visits the homeland of their bodyguard when that person is "just" a bodyguard. That is something you do when you have a lover--go home to see where they grew up. If she is able to take those kids out of the country for it, Jon will have no one to blame but himself for allowing it. Why should they be dragged along on their mother's tryst anyway? I hope this is pure rumor. Gina would really stand for this?

fidosmommy said...

She doesn't do that. What is her problem. Money spent on her face, her breasts, her stomach, her eyes, her hair, her fingernails, her toe nails, her tanning obsession, she flys first class, first class hotel rooms, shoes she may never be able to wear, a mansion that is not even a home and she cannot give a meal to a homeless family or a check for $10.00 to the Salvation Army which helped her with heat assistance.

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The truth is, we don't know what Kate gives. We don't watch her sit and write checks. She may give a check to a charity a month for all we know.

Now, if Kate was actually going to a soup kitchen to serve meals, we would probably hear about it or it might even be filmed. But what she gives to charity is between her, God, the charity and the IRS.

11223344 said...

I just checked Carla's blog again and the exact part that I copied and pasted onto here about Ashley being away for 20 days as been erased!!!!

So hello to Kate, Carla, TLC, & whomever is reading this...

I hope Ashley enjoys her vacation with Kates little G8 slaves!

Buah ha ha!!! I love GWOP!!

Tami said...

My understanding was it was part of the cusody agreement. Each year they alternate for major holidays. Yes, she had them on Christmas this year, which is why he has them on New Year's Day, and all major holidays in 2011.
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Custody agreement meaning she insisted on getting them all holidays (as she stated at the beginning she would never spend a holiday without them) and Jon stupidly let her. New Year's day might be the holiday technically, but everyone celebrates on New Year's eve. Now she will probably have it filmed when the kids celebrate with a little party in their basement or something. She had them on Halloween, Christmas eve and Christmas and now NY eve. Seems to me that is not alternating whatsoever.

Kate Don't Rate said...

Lying Farce....your post made me go look at that 700 Club interview. Yikes.

1. I believe that kHate is lying about Mady's (premonition) comment about "was it about a brother or a sister? It won't be long now." kHate made that up for pure drama.

2. Where are kHate's boobies in this interview????

3. In the old photos of kHate they flashed on the screen, her face is remarkably different from her present plastic look.

4. Hey, kHate - God did not "choose" you to have sextuplets. You lied & manipulated that one all on your own.

5. And kHate - if you couldn't even afford to support your twins, what possible business did you have bringing any more babies into the picture. Oh, right. You planned to play the "church" card, and pick the pockets of unsuspecting parishioners.

Kate Don't Rate said...

(re: kHate's 700 Club interview)

6. They mixed up Collin & Joel when labeling a picture of all 6 tups. What's worse, a voiceover called out the name of each tup as their printed name and an arrow to their picture was added to the screen.

Gaby said...

700 club interview, once again she was claiming that they couldn't pay their bills in this interview. Then the tears came and she said 'sorry". I believe that she was even faking it back then. She didn't mention that Jon's father was a dentist and was basically supporting them. Not to mention all the freebies that they got from the state and free help.

The Holiday Game said...

Tami said,

Seems to me that is not alternating whatsoever.

It IS alterating by the YEAR. Christmas was in 2010; New Year's Day is the official holiday. It takes place in 2011, so this makes sense if the custody agreement states ALTERNATING years, not alternating holidays!!

Snow Globe said...

Gina would really stand for this?

^^^^^^^^^^

Why wouldn't she? She "stood" for all of the other trips, including Mexico without the kids. For all we know, it's just rumor; for all we know, if it's not rumor, she could be going along.

Chris said...

Almost all the multiples shows besides Kate's have had some segment or talk about medical issues or early intervention. The speech assesment have less to do with prematurity then that mutliples can be late talkers because they create there own language betwen themselves. Raising sextuplets mom Jenny talked about having all the kids speech evaluated but on one girl needed ongoing speech. The sextuplets take NY obviously had mutliple medical problems and had an early invention physical therapist visiting 5 of the 6 kids at home weekly. Table for 12 showed Rebecca's special needs and care. Quints by surprise, even though the parents whined like Kate for free stuff showed the kids getting helmets and needing intervention. The Texas quints mom was pretty fantically that her kids got the best medical care and were checked regularly. Even Michelle Duggar will admit that Josie needs some help.

Kate should undertsand by not admitting everything is perfect she is making herself look foolish. We saw the kids go to the dentist. She brought the kids back to the hospital to see how they started off life. Why could she not have an episode where she took the kids to a developemntal pedatrican. They could show each child and where they started at birth and how they have progressed. If nothing was wrong Kate would look great(she could brag about how that 30 week bedrest paid off!). If a child need some help Kate would look great for getting it. It would seem win win.

Child Advocate by Trade said...

Fidomommy said....we don't know what Kate does
If she wrote a check to any charity or gave so much as a bag of used clothing or one pair of new shoes, she had not worn, it would be photographed by ROL or INF and we all know that. Yes, we do.

People sat in those audiences, oh yes they did. They gave money, cash to her, she received everything from heat, clothing, food, volunteers to birth her children to housework, laundress' and people to iron, folk and put away clothing.I live in this county she lives in. I do know all of this.

SHE did beg and receive.

People are not jealous of her, no do they want anything she has. NO. They realize that she did not make 3.5 million for working hard. She made it off the backs of children whose primary privacy should have been protected.

I see, just recently since her K+8 shows only. She screamed, pulled her kids around NY during the hottest months. Her breasts, which she never had prior to making it big in KJ+8.Lie, lie, lie and what is it all about, Her. Not about those children.


When she has vomiting children on a boat in the middle of the ocean and insists it be filmed.

If that woman had gone about this all with a balanced mind and heart, she would have kept her children's lives out of the limelight, the basics would never be publicized, not bowel impactment, etc. These kids will live with this on the web forever and be tortured among other children, even when they are teenagers and it will get worse. It does not get better.Not in this electronic world of videos. The loss' these children receive everytime another person leaves is like a death in their little minds. This is something she does not understand. These children never feel "that anything in their lives is forever" or that "the same person will be there when they wake up in the a.m. as when they fell asleep in the p.m."

That is what children need in life, stability, love, feeling safe.

8 children are a lot of children to raise, absolutely. Stay true to your self first, your children above all else and do not try to destroy the father of those children.

We have witnessed on TV everything from crying, fighting, children being beaten, unhappy, crying children. Even dogs come and go in their lives.

TLC's crew is the only people that they know are going to be familiar.

These children work and that is hard work when you are 2 and have full lighting, cameras in your face. How confusing is all of that?

As my late mother would have said, "I thought the snake oil salesmen had been put out of business, but guess not"

The days of Reality TV where babies are thrown into a world of the bizarre should end. let it be an adult world, over 18.
Perhaps Kate has paid a cab driver? Perhaps Kate has paid for her dry cleaning. That would be "in her mind" giving back, because she paid for a service.That is what I think.

Alice Bluegown said...

It's not just an underbite. Pull up a photo of her face-on, smiling. Her whole upper jaw is out of line. The "middle" of the front, top upper teeth are off-center. In other words, her upper jaw needs to be moved to her right in order for her teeth to line up below the center of her lip. I'm surprised that, in addition to her eye deformity, nobody ever mentioned that.
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There has been a bit of discussion about her "malocclusion."


That is why, when she flashes her big old smiles, she deliberately sets her top teeth right onto her bottom teeth and spreads her lips big and wide. That way her jaw is in alignment.

She and Jon both learned how to do that big old spread the lips and smile bit after they got their teeth whitened the first time.

So DONE with the KON said...

11223344 said...
I just checked Carla's blog again and the exact part that I copied and pasted onto here about Ashley being away for 20 days as been erased!!!!

IIRC, a poster mentioned several times in last week's post that Kate would be taking a trip overseas with the kids over the holidays, so there must be some truth to this. I guess they are trying to keep this under wraps (wonder why?) Interesting that Kate/TLC think people want to see K+8 take such a trip when many are having a hard time making ends meet. Shows just how out of touch TLC is.

Since it is obvious that Kate/TLC reads here, please know this: the public is not as dumb as you guys obviously think and we are not buying this image of Kate that you are trying to sell us. Kate is NOT struggling, and she is not a single mom (or any other kind of mom). The initial appeal of this show was watching a struggling young couple deal with having multiples. Those multiples are now 6 and 8 and are ill-behaved and obviously troubled; in addiition, the parents are now pretty wealthy (at least, the mom is), have divorced and don't appear to even be communicating. Sorry, but this doesn't make for entertaining TV, IMHO. Kate without Jon is just not appealing or interesting.

I was once a huge fan and got several friends and family hooked on the show. I haven't watched the show since before the divorce and now cannot stand the sight or sound of Kate; she is nowhere near the person that she seemed to be when the show first started. The money and fame have gone to her head and either brought out the worst in her, or illuminated what was already there. If the stories are true about how she misreats the kids are true, then you should all be ashamed of yourselves. The quest for fame, money and ratings could not be worth sacrificing the childhoods and innocence of 8 children; this is not going to end well for any of you who have turned a blind eye to this travesty.

Rebecca said...

Unfortunately not even the production crew is stable. There has been complete turnover from the beginning and rapid turnover the last couple of years since it's no longer stable employment. Kate herself said that it was a constantly changing group of people.

Mady was Collins Guardian Ad Litem (BearGate) said...

Lying farce, I went to the 700 club video again and wow! She should of least won an Emmy and nominated for an Oscar for Leading Lying Female and a Supporting Actress nomination for Supporting her Lavish "Lie"fstyle living off the backs of her 8 little ATM's.

Then I went and watched the Vow Renewal. So So Different from the first wedding, she actually looked into Jon's eyes and made promises that we all know she did not keep.

2nd Wedding: You could tell that they KNEW this was a farce. Jon really let kate have it with the Bible scripture at the end. It didn't faze her, she has already sold her soul and has goals. She really made me sick when Jon said he would go first, and she said that is not fair. Jon went ahead and said at the beginning, kate, kate, like calm down. She has to have everything first, the best and the most over everyone, everyplace, everything and everybody. She struggled as she dripped her lies from her botoxed mouth, possibly reliving flashbacks of hitting, slapping, cursing, tantrums, selfishness, greediness, unfairness, gluttony, vanity and a unloving heart.

Especially the part of saying that mommy and Daddy will be together always/forever.

The kicker for me was when the part for Jon to kiss kate, they HUGGED each other and stepped back a little, like a brother and a sister would normally do.

Funny a REI commerical ad was right before the video started and ironicly, it was mocking kate! It was 2 young women in the wilderness camping cooking over a fire and eating and looking up at the exquisite nighttime sky and the stars and the voiceover says: Instead of a 4 star restaurant, she is enjoying this meal with 4 million stars!

This is so funny against kate in so many ways. The Alaskian fiasco, NOBU on speed dial, the other actress representing Jamie. The actress on the ad actually is calmly and gratefully enjoying her meal and nighttime sky filled with beautiful and bright real STARS!

Shoka's Understudy

Shoka's Understudy said...

Rebecca said...
Unfortunately not even the production crew is stable. There has been complete turnover from the beginning and rapid turnover the last couple of years since it's no longer stable employment. Kate herself said that it was a constantly changing group of people.

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Remember when a small group, or several people who were filming in the beginning said they were leaving because they couldn't take it anymore? And the reason that was given was Moral Issues? If that is not a red flag, I do not know what is.

Also, it scares me to think if that these many people who are coming and going and people from all walks of life, being around the children, it increases the chances of something bad happening, accidents, ect.

And I pray that this never, ever happens to them. All kate would care about if it did happen, she would say, Did you get it on film?

This is why you have good friends, aunts and uncles and relatives around looking out for the kids best interests. They love them!

And she don't.

She is that evil.

han said...

"Had a great Christmas with my kids the past few days. Now settling in with [girlfriend Ellen Ross] and getting ready to watch A Christmas Story!"


Jons tweet as an article said. is this true?

readerlady said...

"If she is able to take those kids out of the country for it, then Jon has no one to blame but himself for allowing it."

That's not necessarily true. We don't know what the court ordered in Jon's suit against TLC. If the court ordered Jon to never interfere with filming, as they may very well have done, then Jon would have NO CHOICE but to allow Khate to take those kids anywhere she wanted for filming. I certainly hope that's not the case, but I'm very much afraid that it may be.

Re Khate and charitable giving - She may be writing a check for some charity every month, but I highly doubt it. She has such a martyr complex that if she were, she'd make a big deal about it, complete with heavy sighs, "see how much I do for others. I can't keep food on the table for my 8 - count 'em, 8 - kids, but I still give to charity every month."

Racermom281 said...

Tami, I said with multiples, not single births. Just recalling what the ST stated. My point was that we have never seen her get those kid's any kind of help, which was pretty obvious they needed. They didn't know how to use words, they threw tantrums. Motor skills were poor, i.e. eating with their fingers at the age where they should have been using utensils. This must have been brought to somebody's attention at some point, because she tried to have them take Bingo markers to daub their letters on paper, to make us think she was on top of their development.

Snowed-In said...

Remember when a small group, or several people who were filming in the beginning said they were leaving because they couldn't take it anymore? And the reason that was given was Moral Issues? If that is not a red flag, I do not know what is.

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Jodi and Kevin reported that a person or person in the film crew went to them and said that they had concerns with some of the things they saw. I don't remember if they said what the concerns were, if they were moral issues, problems with Kate, or what. Does anyone have a transcript or YouTube of what Jodi and Kevin actually said?

Ohio Buckeye said...

The whole vow renewal concept offends me on so many levels, not the least of which is that the Gosselins and TLC knew even then that the state and reality of Gosselin marriage was at the opposite end of the spectrum from two spouses genuinely renewing their love and commitment to each other and their relationship.

But the part that gagged me even more was Jon's recitation of the vow scripted for him, "I promise to ask you, "K8, how many I help you?". This scripted vow offends because of its implication that the actual victim of emotional abuse is, in effect, apologizing, and, thereby, deserving of the emotional and verbal abuse witnessed in episode after episode. Abuse is NEVER acceptable, and scripting an APOLOGY by the VICTIM of abuse is every abuser's dream and rationalization for further abuse.

Those of us who initially enjoyed the very earliest episodes just because small children are so innocent and precious to behold were all temporarily DUPED by a then-budding genre, 'reality' programming.

Heading into 2011, fewer and fewer of us remain duped by 'reality' shows in general and K8G in particular.

Never have I witnessed a more incredible and undeserved stretch of 15 minutes o' fame than that of Kate Gosselin. With another new year about to start, TLC needs to wash their hands of all things Gosselin (aka KREIDER). Except for participation in this blog, the rest of us are already there.

JoyinVirginia said...

I got my People magazine in the mail today I read it from cover to cover and did NOT see one thing about Ms. Kreider in it. Looks like People editors heard folks loud and clear when they got so much negative feedback about the Ms. Kreider bikini cover.
There are quite a few reality stars mentioned. Even JON gets a mention in a "Gone and Forgotten" sidebar, as having gotten a real IT job and staying out of the limelight.
There are a bazillion celebrities, stars, and reality "stars" mentioned in this issue, for all kinds of categories, and the editors could not come up with ONE category to give Ms. Kreider a mention in. If I am wrong, and anyone can find a mention, please post and correct me.
It is very telling that People, whose editor seemed to be the president of the Ms. kreider fan club, did not place her name in any category.

so sick of her said...

Hey, did you all know that yesterday was Kate's very own holiday?
It was : National Whiners Day. :)

Sharla said...

When discussing certain aspects of Kate's life, in particular when speculating, please remember that we have some young teen readers. Thank you.

Snow Globe said...

"IIRC, a poster mentioned several times in last week's post that Kate would be taking a trip overseas with the kids over the holidays, so there must be some truth to this."

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Why must there be some truth to it? Kate was seen at the tanning salon in Reading today (photos online), so if they are going out of the country, they better get going. There's not much time left before the kids have to be back in school.

C said...

fidosmommy said...
"The truth is, we don't know what Kate gives. We don't watch her sit and write checks. She may give a check to a charity a month for all we know.

Now, if Kate was actually going to a soup kitchen to serve meals, we would probably hear about it or it might even be filmed. But what she gives to charity is between her, God, the charity and the IRS."

Thank you. While I agree that Kate is a pretty horrible person and an abusive mother, there are some aspects of Kate Kriticism that bother me--what she gives to charity is one of them. Among my peeps, charity is supposed to be a private act, performed to please God, not others. Granted, Kate isn't a giving sort of person, but I'm not comfortable dissing her for not giving to charities because, by my religion's standards, you really don't know who gives and who doesn't.

K8. Fan. said...

Apparently Jon has received some tv offers, including DWTS, and he said no.
http://celebrity-gossip.net/kate-gosselin/kate-gosselins-post-christmas-color-451333

I was just thinking today that he should go on DWTS. Then everyone could see how fun he really is, unlike Kate.
I was thinking the kids would love seeing him on TV, but then I realized that Kate probably wouldn't let him watch it anyhow.

Kittie6 said...

To the poster wondering about Jon's tweet: yes, he did tweet exactly those words on Dec 24. Evidently the kids were with him for a day or two before Christmas Eve! Yay!

Dumb as can be said...

Why would Gina care about what Steve O does? As long as he makes $$$$, she doesn't care. I've known people who feel that way about their spouses.

Yes, just bring home the paycheck, pay the bills. It is called life.

So Jon is still tweeting? Then Jill Zaren is probably right, she still hears from him, he keeps his name in the media because when the TLC contract expires, he is back into going to the interviews that media outlets wanted to talk to him about.

So, there perhaps is no one to protect the kids? Mom and Dad want to stay as Stars?

I listened to a Rabbi Schullie (sp) interview with Jon, asking if he wanted the children to stop filming, stop filming. The Rabbi asked so many ways, re wording the question and Jon never said no, never. He said "I can't say that" and "I can't talk about it" but the Rabbi was persistent. He did admit to winning the motion to not have to televise the divorce, which Kate and TLC wanted. So that was not televised.

I don't know any longer about either Kate or Jon. Why the tweet if you really are staying out of the limelight? Why your photo on the girlfriend's blog/advice column if you wanted to stay out of the limelight?

You either remove yourself completely from the limelight and it is easy to do. Oh yes, go to work, come home, make arrangements to see your children quietly. No need for a photo of you buying a Christmas tree and posting it on the ROL. After all who would be staked out to follow Jon for 24/7 to get that photo?

Will these two leave these kids alone? Are some of the kids happy to be filming? Maybe some of them do like it, like the travel, like the lack of discipline, as filming encourages outrageous behavior.

TlC doesn't seem to want to film docile 6 yr olds sitting quietly. Kate has to emote, highten the screaming, etc., the kids respond the same way. Then they start beating each other up, kicking each other and walking away.

Perhaps we are too late to help these kids, as the parents would want to protect the kids. We can't do it alone.

If Rep Murt and Paul Peterson and his staff can't help than who are we?

I saw the 700 club and I wondered this, okay?

Why would you say "we could barely afford 2 children and here we had 7 children on the ultra sound".....so why would you after having 2 that you could barely afford, then PAY THE MONEY FOR THE INJECTIONS TO GET PREGNANT AGAIN? Sorry for the caps, Moderators. But, I don't get it.

Doesn't those injections and all of that cost thousands of dollars? It wasn't free, was it? I know people who have spent thousands and thousands of dollars.

Did they pay for this? Who was the doctor or facility in Willow Street that paid/gave these injections to Kate. I saw on TV that the Willow Street sign on the window of one of the office visits, don't know if it was the right office.

Please post this, I want to know how to continue to support Rep Murt and taking children off of Reality TV, if I don't understand what Kate said on the 700 club about getting this fertility treatment over and over each month. All of the pregnancy tests, all of the medical insurance covered testing? Why would it qualify if she was already the mother of 2?

Dumb as can be said...

Remember when Kate returned from NY and the hair do of $5,000, etc.

She goes to pick up the kids with that hat on? The Red face? Someone wrote that she has had laser removal of dead skin on the face? My sister in law's sister just told me that yep, that is how it works. They put a gel on the face, then laser beems onto the gel, enhances colligen that turns the face red. Doesn't last too long, a day or two. Have it once a month, if you can't get it at least once a week. The top layer (very thin layer gets red and flakes off) no side affects. Gone in about 24 hrs or less. After 4 weeks, you look great, less tired, fine lines disappear. I asked the price and it can cost $1,000.00 per office visit.

Bet that isn't covered by medical insurance, huh? Everyone who appears on TV has a dermotologist, you have to look "refreshed" and Katie Irene Kreider Gosselin was a week from filming in downtown Philadelphia. So, it makes sense to get that "wide open eye look" guess that is why she holds her hair back when bending down to talk to her little bitty kids. She does look like she is a giant on those heels and they are so tiny.

Cara looks like a giant next to the little kids and I notice they keep her away from the little kids, but Mady is around them more. Notice that? Me too.

Honesty is as Honesty Does said...

See that upsets me, Jon tweeting about his kids. He has not removed himself from the limelight then. He is awaiting expiration of the TLC contract that covers him and he will be back fighting for the $$$ for appearances and not wanting to protect his kids from anymore filming.

Wow, that is disturbing to me. I thought he was sorry about all of this reality TV and the kids being exposed to any media. His tweeting keeps the kids' movement in the limelight.

Those kids are just nothing more than $$$ and ATMs. Just like I have been reading.

So he and she are just jealous of each other like siblings fighting for attention. Sad.

Kate giving to charity and that is between her, God and the IRS?

Since when is Kate and God used in the same sentence too? She is a grifter.

Are you saying grifters give back?
We would have known that.

People who are cruel to dogs as she was are not giving to charity. If she does gives to charity it is because her Accountant told her she needs some deductions and for that reason only. I don't buy that either.

I know, why can't I find any good in this woman and now her former husband? Because I am not dumb.

$$$$ is their God. Bet this doesn't get posted.

Lower 9th, New Orleans said...

Why should he go on DWTS? He has a regular job so he can be the stable parent in his children's life.

If he gave up his job to be on DWTS and didn't last 1 week on the air, then he is a failure. He has practiced for 4 to 5 weeks before it makes air, then on air, he can be another person kicked off first week. What does that give him $50,000 before taxes and all of his expenses. Does that equate to a job?

I would be so disappointed in him. Unless he is playing games with us?

He wants us to be on his side but he wants everything that Kate has gotten? Is he jealous?

Oh my, Oh my, Oh my.

Why not just work his job, write that book about Reality TV and what it really is. It will be a best seller, go down in history like that person who wrote a book about game shows, he was a cheater and he wanted everyone to know about the Big Money Game Shows, then someone made a movie out of it and he was forgiven and make a fortune.

Do the right thing by your children Jon. They don't need toys, they need you. I know your Dad was a wonderful person to you and your siblings and your twins. Do something he would be proud of. Hollywood is not real. Look at Brad Pitt. He has built houses here in New Orleans and he still gets bad press. He donates 3/4 of his salary to charity along with Angelina and they get bashed.

But remember, those two people are award winning actors with mega talent. Didn't happen overnight for them. Their 6 children come first.

Say Injection, Err...Cheese! said...

Doesn't those injections and all of that cost thousands of dollars? It wasn't free, was it? I know people who have spent thousands and thousands of dollars.

Did they pay for this? Who was the doctor or facility in Willow Street that paid/gave these injections to Kate. I saw on TV that the Willow Street sign on the window of one of the office visits, don't know if it was the right office.


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LOL!! That was the photography studio! As far as I know, the studio doesn't give fertility treatments. They are multi-talented, but fertility injections? I don't think so!! Why would we see her coming out of the fertility doctor's office? The treatments were long over when the show was televised.

Where do people come up with this stuff?

The Gambler said...

"He is awaiting expiration of the TLC contract that covers him and he will be back fighting for the $$$ for appearances and not wanting to protect his kids from anymore filming."

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Betcha he doesn't. I'd put five grand on it.

Confused said...

I am also confused. I am so upset and disappointed in Jon.

You, the moderators, you started this to help get children off of Reality TV, right? We are not just about Kate and her outrageous behavior but how those children have been filmed shamefully, used, abused and now trying to just be school kids or am I wrong.

I did not see the 700 club until the other day. I was sick after that. She is so terrible to do that.

No, I didn't know her background or see her before the DWTS and how she behaves in K8, so I looked at YT to see what she was about. Both as KJ8 and K8 because she is certainly many different personalities. So, after 700 club, now I figure she is an actress.

She is begging, an OCD germophobic, mother of the year, single mother of the year, now sex(sorry mods) pot of the year, bachelorette of the year to what?

She tried DWTS, co interviewing, she has no training for interviewing, it is difficult to watch her emote so over the top. People in the arts don't want her to interview them. She is polarizing, think that is the word used by sites/blogs.

To hear she is being taken, perhaps, by TLC to Austria. So that is a present for bad behavior?

How does a woman who begged, cried on the 700 club go from that to getting mega thousand dollar cuts/colors?

Okay that settled and written, now her ex is tweeting about the children's movement?

Yes, both parents are something else.

We have all gone to Jon's side because Kate is the strong one. She made the millions, Jon didn't. She got the pity at first, now no one likes her. So who was the stronger one? Jon perhaps cause kate can't get a job with anyone but TLC.


Why can't Kevin and Jodi write about all of this in a book?

Whichever way it is, I feel like I was played by all of the YT and Tlc, making us dislike her so that she becomes someone, maybe we don't like her show, but she appears as a guest, as an angel of motherhood.

It is Hollywood at it's best to me right now. She made millions this year. This is too sad. Hope she isn't spending it all.

Wish someone in court could tell us what really happened and if Jon gets paid also.

Disappointed that Jon really does stay in the limelight. Too bad. Too bad. No wonder they will never be able to raise their kids together.

She really does believe what she says about Jon.

Jon believes what he tweets or has someone plant photos or comments about him.

Happy New Year to the moderators. You women/men have been wonderful in bringing all of this to the forefront, yes you have. This Blog has power and it is read by many {People and those in the industry. It may be the strongest Blog ever constructed and written on.

Yet, it does continue to give her and him a platform to be loved/hated/liked/disliked.

Everyone should view that 700 club when they want to see Kate as she once was and how she managed to get to Hollywood and pulled Jon along. It is shocking. A totally different view of how it all came about.

I would have thought we were smarter today, but we aren't. She and he were.

Jane in CA said...

"Had a great Christmas with my kids the past few days. Now settling in with [girlfriend Ellen Ross] and getting ready to watch A Christmas Story!"
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Is this the tweet that some people are getting upset about? Was there more to the tweet than these two relatively innocuous sentences?

If this was the entire tweet, then I don't follow how this tweet demonstrates that Jon is itching to get out from under the TLC contract so he can start exploiting his children all over again. It's two sentences that many a parent could just have easily wrote about their own children.

Second - Jon has said he turned down DWTS. So it's not even an issue.

For months and months, Jon has basically shunned the limelight; has lived a "normal" life, has spent time with his children at every opportunity allowed to him by the court order. He has taken a "real" job. He is involved in what appears to be a stable relationship with a "normal" person.

It certainly seems as though he has settled into a good groove. Why presume anything bad until he does more than share a casual tweet about spending some happy moments with his own children? He's not the one dragging the kids on a busy filming schedule every time they get a break from school.

As to Kate and whether she donates to charity. Given her personality traits, I'd say it's highly unlikely. But as others have pointed out, we have no way to know for certain. She has done so many public heinous things, that I'm not concerned with her charitable giving or lack thereof. I know she's not a good person. And the longer TLC keeps her on their roster, the dirtier their hands become.

Nannersmom said...

Really Kate donate. Did she not discuss in the past how when she did write a check,there were a gift card of that amount in her mail box? She did not feel that she should also donate that gift card/ She is what my husband titles the entitled people. She may not work for it but feel she is entitled to it.

Dear Mods and readers, thank you for letting me find a way to vent on the woman. I was never a faithful follower or sheeple of that woman. Was confused about her from the first show I saw and that is where Jon fixed her coffee so she could sleep in.

Nannersmom said...

Dang my English is bad, I meant to say, when Kate did write a check to donate, was there not a gift card for the same amount? Why did she then not follow up and donate that gift card also? Wouldn't she have been able to "double" her donation.

she is evil said...

The woman doesn't tip one penny when taking her eight feral children to get their hair cut all at once. And this is after demanding that the shop close down for other customers while they are there AND after demanding a family discount. Donate to charity? No way unless there's something in it for her. (She 'donated' the scooter she didnt want or pay for for the tax write off and publicity... What a gal.) The woman is repulsive and had better get used to being single.

she is evil said...

Jon's tweet was innocuous. Cmon guys, lighten up. All
he said was he had a nice holiday with the kids and was gonna watch a movie. Sheesh.

K8. Fan. said...

Jane in CA said:
""Had a great Christmas with my kids the past few days. Now settling in with [girlfriend Ellen Ross] and getting ready to watch A Christmas Story!"
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Is this the tweet that some people are getting upset about? Was there more to the tweet than these two relatively innocuous sentences?

If this was the entire tweet, then I don't follow how this tweet demonstrates that Jon is itching to get out from under the TLC contract so he can start exploiting his children all over again. It's two sentences that many a parent could just have easily wrote about their own children."

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I couldn't have said it better myself. So I'll just copy you ;)

Minka's Tail said...

I wouldn't be upset if Jon went back into television. Why not make all the money you can when you can? He doesn't have custody, so he could conceivably film 5 days a week and return to see the kids and they'd never miss him (well, more than they already miss him now, anyway.)

I never thought the filming was the problem with this family (although I realize I am in the minority here.) Had the kids had good parents who got separate salaries for them, protected them and made sure they had fun at all the beaches and zoos and mazes (and didn't just pose for pictures), I wouldn't be up in arms about the show at all. If Kate had a job as a host of some show (without them) and the kids had a nanny do most of the work, I'd feel bad for them, but I wouldn't be horrified. Lots of rich kids are in the same situation.

It's the utter disregard of the kids needs by their fame-loving mother that galls me. She's constantly praised as a "supermom" despite the fact that she's not nice to her kids, doesn't do the domestic chores that most mothers do, and obviously can't wait to get away from them.

Jon having a show without the kids--as long as it's tasteful and doesn't take away from his custody time--really doesn't bother me at all.

K8. Fan. said...

Oh my Gosh.

Kates new year resolution? To find a man. Apparently (according to her of course) she's a great catch. She's hot, rich, and easy to get along with. Seriously. She actually said that. (in so many words). Easy to get along with?!?!?! Wow. I have no words...

http://abcnews.go.com/m/story?id=12484901

NoUse4Kate said...

Jane in CA said...

"Had a great Christmas with my kids the past few days. Now settling in with [girlfriend Ellen Ross] and getting ready to watch A Christmas Story!"
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Is this the tweet that some people are getting upset about? Was there more to the tweet than these two relatively innocuous sentences?

If this was the entire tweet, then I don't follow how this tweet demonstrates that Jon is itching to get out from under the TLC contract so he can start exploiting his children all over again. It's two sentences that many a parent could just have easily wrote about their own children.



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I totally agree.

By the way, would someone link to the 700 club video please? I found the 2009 interview, was there one prior to that? Thanks.

PA Midstate Mommy said...

If the rumors about her taking the kids to Australia/New Zealand to film are true, I would expect a "big announcemnet" in an upcoming episode. This is boobyguard's home turf, so I would assume he has a big part in this trip. Ratings are diving, so TLC needs some controversy to draw in viewers. I predict this will be the reveal of Khart and Booby's romance. Why else pick Australia/NZ? There's no doubt people are sick of seeing her cart those kids all over the place, so why this particular venue? Crickey, something smells fishy!

Ohio Buckeye said...

"...K8's new year resolution? To find a man. Apparently (according to her of course) she's a great catch. She's hot, rich, and easy to get along with" &&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&

This serves as a great example of how far from reality 'reality' shows (and their scripted characters) are.

Everything, including hype like this, is plotted, scripted, and engineered to keep the brand in the the news. And if people get their britches all in a bunch, even better because that will create buzz about the brand, and the buzz is a brand's lifeline.

One month K8G claims she has a big purseful of bills she is unable to pay, another month we are told she claims being rich. Her alleged claim to be 'hot' is negated by the asexual vibe that has always emanated from this person. She wants to find a man? "Find a eunuch" would be more honest and valid. "Easy to get along with"? Translation: so long as the entire planet unlearns all vocab except "How high would you like us to jump this time, K8" and "K8, how may we help you?"

All of this is just too ludicrous to be taken seriously. K8G is just yesteryear's joke.

Charlie Rose said...

Kates new year resolution? To find a man. Apparently (according to her of course) she's a great catch. She's hot, rich, and easy to get along with. Seriously. She actually said that. (in so many words). Easy to get along with?!?!?! Wow. I have no words...

http://abcnews.go.com/m/story?id=12484901

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Is it just me or was this article posted MONTHS ago? If it is not the same article, it is VERY similar to one that was published before. I remember the terms "a good catch" being used and how she went on and on about how good looking she is.

so sick of her said...

Actually, this Kate, wants to find a man, is very old news. Like, from January 2010. Kate & TLC PR department are pulling from the bottom of the barrel. Kate has nothing going on.(what sane man would want Kate? Kate is jealous of Jon) So pull some old news out and make a thing about it. Just like , the Alaska trip. It was in July, but aired in November, so the idiot media made a thing about it in July, then made thing about it again, in November. I find nothing wrong with Jons' tweet, no more than any other parent/parents or person tweets.

mama san said...

someone clarify please, I watched 2008 700 club interview. the interviewer says that Kate spent 20 weeks on bed rest. Kate always insists it was 30-weeks. Which was it? thanks

Were Pics from Tuesday? said...

Why must there be some truth to it? Kate was seen at the tanning salon in Reading today (photos online), so if they are going out of the country, they better get going. There's not much time left before the kids have to be back in school.

And how do we know those pics were actually taken yesterday? Just because the photos showed up online yesterday, doesn't mean that they were taken yesterday. Don't mean to sound like a conspiracy theorist, but I always question the timing of posts about this woman. There haven't been any stories or pics for several days and then there's the report here of Carla's post re: Ashley's absence and all of a sudden there are pics of Kate at the tanning salon. I just find it peculiar that Carla made the post and then deleted it after it was reported on here. Wouldn't surprise me at all if they had the photos posted now to stop speculation about her being out of the country. I'm sure that TLC wouldn't want folks to get wind of such a trip for several reasons (kids out of school past start of school, destination is Steve's homeland, etc.); heck, we're already questioning the timing and destination. I may be WAY off base, but nothing is what it seems with this situation.

h8k8 said...

NoUse4Kate said...
By the way, would someone link to the 700 club video please? I found the 2009 interview, was there one prior to that? Thanks.


That's it - you found it. The one from 2009 is the only 700 Club interview she's done. Thank goodness!

Berks Has Shoes! said...

mama san said...

someone clarify please, I watched 2008 700 club interview. the interviewer says that Kate spent 20 weeks on bed rest. Kate always insists it was 30-weeks. Which was it? thanks

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Probably if she's asked again it will be 45 weeks!! She has no idea -- the number of weeks just kept growing with the size of her nose.

h8k8 said...

Charlie Rose said...
Is it just me or was this article posted MONTHS ago? If it is not the same article, it is VERY similar to one that was published before. I remember the terms "a good catch" being used and how she went on and on about how good looking she is.

You're right. This is the old article probably resurrected to help fill a certain number of words requirement for an article.

h8k8 said...

mamasan said...
someone clarify please ...the interviewer says that Kate spent 20 weeks on bed rest. Kate always insists it was 30-weeks. Which was it? thanks


Kate was on bed rest from when she was @ 7 weeks pregnant until she gave birth at 30 weeks.

Geri said...

Here is the 700 Club interview from 2008, I believe it's the one you are looking for. She can sure turn on the tears, can't she? And where are her boobies? I guess she didn't wear her "good bra" that day.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DK_z67D0KoQ

Brummygirl said...

Hope everyone had a good Christmas. My daughter played hostess this year, so that was nice.
What is all the fuss about Jon tweeting? There was nothing wrong in what he said. People read too much into unsaid things, this is how gossip evolves.
The real fuss should be over Kate finding a man for next year. I have never heard anything so funny.
Does she expect to go to the "male shop" and pick one off the shelf, or is it finally going to be announced about her "not a bodyguard". I can hear it now "It ummm suddenly developed into kindish love, there was nothing going on when Jon and I were together"!! blah blah.
Did she seriously say that about herself, that she was hot, rich and easy to get along with?
Hot...not one iota of female irresistability emanates from her.
Rich....when it suits her, poor when she is begging for sympathy and handouts.
Easy to get along with...oh ha ha ha....quite a few people would negate that one most obviously, Jon.
Even if she did not say it, obviously the person who quoted it, is just as delusional as K8.
Carry on stirring it T.L.C., people are laughing, not watching.

Berks Has Shoes! said...

She's hot, rich, and easy to get along with. Seriously. She actually said that.

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Maybe, in addition to talking to Sarah Palin, they should have asked her how many of her employees (nannies, etc) have walked off the job, and how easily she gets along with school officials/teachers, shop owners, and others in the community!

K8. Fan. said...

Mama San:

Considering that K8 GAVE BIRTH at 30 weeks, it is quite impossible that she was on bed rest FOR 30 weeks. If they put her in bedrest at 10 weeks, which is probably about the time they found out there was 6 embryos, then that would equal 20 weeks, therefore I would imagine 20 is probably the actual amount of time on bedrest. I was on bedrest for 10 weeks with my middle child, and 8 weeks with my 3rd child. It may have SEEMED like 30 weeks, lol, but it was not.

$$$$$ Matchmaker said...

Is she looking for a man? To do what exactly? I guess I know what that is about.Just more PR. What would she do with a man?

I can see the ad: Must be a eunich, submissive, coffee runner/maker/be able to clean,cook,iron,do laundry, fold, put away in proper order. Feed chickens and dog. Clean out vehicles. Clean out animal cages/houses.

DO NOT gas vehicles or touch Fed Ex Mail Box.

Use a toothbrush to scrub floors and inside refrigerator. Always stand outside gates and beg to come up driveway.

Must be prepared to be put in garage in cage when not wanted to stock vino box'/grocerys/sundry items.

Fold Target bags, neatly, recycle properly. Be able to use mega shredder.

Do not talk back to children unless they give you permission.

Never, ever speak to me until I give you permission. Write your request and I will answer, when I'm ready to.

Be quick to avoid hits, slaps, chin grabbing, must be able to duck quickly. Be responsible for moving quickly.

Sign statement where I, as Oprah, cannot be discussed, hinted about, photos shared under penality of your entire family being sent to a Federal Prison.

In other words. No need for arms to be placed around me, kissing or other physical events as I have no feelings, emotions or heart.

By the way I love to dance!

K8. Fan. said...

There are 3 websites that posted that kates looking for a new man today.

This is what one of them says:
"No one wants to be a single parent," a friend of Kate's tells me. "So much of 2010 has been about the children that Kate forgot to look after herself. Now, in the New Year, Kate is determined to start dating again and hopefully find a new man."

WHAT?!?!?! About the children?!?!?! She forgot to look after herself?!?!

ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!?!?!?!?! Wow.

Quoted from:
http://m.aol.com/popeater/default/article.do?artUrl=http://www.popeater.com/2010/12/28/kate-gosselin-new-years-new-man/

K8. Fan. said...

When I posted earlier and said "she's hot, rich, and easy to get along with" I was paraphrasing this quote:

"Earlier in the year, Shuter spoke to a Gosselin confidant who told him, "She thinks she is a fantastic catch. Not only does she think she has never looked better, Kate also now has a ton of money. As far as she's concerned, there is nothing not to like. She's beautiful, rich and thinks of herself as very easy to get along with."

From
http://abcnews.go.com/m/story?id=12484901

I had no idea this was "old news". Sorry.

Berks Has Shoes! said...

And how do we know those pics were actually taken yesterday? Just because the photos showed up online yesterday, doesn't mean that they were taken yesterday.

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Actually, we do know. There's snow in the photos. It snowed on Sunday. Other than some flurries, there hasn't been snow on the ground before.

Drake said...

Dumb As Can Be said, "So Jon is still tweeting?" and "Why the tweet if you really are staying out of the limelight?"

Why the tweet? Really?

Twitter currently has 175 million registered users throughout the world, and roughly 95 million tweets are written each day. With that much chatter going on, it's quite a stretch to call the twitter feed "the limelight" -- and I don't think it's right to condemn Jon for engaging in what is, for millions of people, a normal, everyday activity.

Ohio Buckeye said...

I find it hilarious that K8G has always claimed S-hero status for weeks of bedrest, because I can't think of a single soul who seems to like nothing better than lying in bed, barking out orders as to how others can serve her.

Even the scripted Mother's Day b'fast in bed reeked with entitlement and ingratitude, along with an industrial strength dose of not enjoying spending even THAT special time with her kids (remember? "JON! Rescue me!" translation: get these kids outta here NOW so I can enjoy my alone time in bed eating the b'fast someone else prepared for me).

Never have a witnessed a person who more strongly believed she was entitled to almost constant pampering (remember her telling her once-friend that she should get a pampering spa trip at least once/month? And THIS was when she was poor mouthing.)

So, however many wks of bedrest by this particular person does not even come close to being deserving of credit - sitting on her arse with an excuse to be as obnoxious as she was relentless in her demands doth not a (s)hero make.

At least not here in Ohio.

Ohio Buckeye said...

One additional thought about Saint Kate, Patron Saint of Bedrest:

Recall the abdominoplasty episode... another time K8G's absolute sense of entitlement glared obnoxiously.

First, though being the beneficiary of a FREE plastic sugery procedure, Our Little Katie had the gall to ask the surgeon about adding breast enhancement to the freebie package. Tacky!

Further, she boasted that during the recovery she and Jon "didn't fight even once! It was like a painful honeymoon!" Well, yes, because once again, there was Queen K8, with yet another excuse to be laying in bed being waited on hand and foot - a lifestyle she seems to believe she has earned and is entitled to.

She's a piece of work.

C said...

A man needs Kate like a fish needs a bicycle.

SmileyGrl752 said...

Fidomommy said....we don't know what Kate does
If she wrote a check to any charity or gave so much as a bag of used clothing or one pair of new shoes, she had not worn, it would be photographed by ROL or INF and we all know that. Yes, we do.

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I remember a J&K + 8 episode where Kate takes the kids to help volunteer at a Ronald McDonald house (I think) and she says something like, "this is from Jon and Kate plus 8, without Jon" and then she laughs.

Also, regarding Kate wanting to find a man....I'd like to see her w/ Simon Cowell.

I dislike Kate as much as everyone on here, but why is she jealous of Jon? Someone mentioned that she was.

KyPastor said...

Concerning Kate, the check to charity and the gift card.

There is a small segment of the Christian faith that really rides the "cast your bread upon the waters and it shall come back to you" component. TV evangelists often use this angle. Kate alluded to it in the 700 club video.

She was taught and believes that if you give, you receive back at an equal level or greater. So while she claims shock at the gift card in return for the check to charity, it's actually something she very likely expected would happen.

One TV evangelist who is now off the national airwaves made his entire career on telling people to send his ministry their last dollars they had for rent, car payment, insurance payment, what have you, and once it had been blessed by his ministry, the giver could expect miracles to happen and they would never be without cash again. It's criminal, in my opinion, but it happens a lot.

It's called the Prosperity Gospel.
You will end up financially better off for having given. It is a sad and neverending tragic scenario for too many people. A few can tell happy stories, but most have
disappointment to share.

Marie France said...

PA Midstate Mommy said...
If the rumors about her taking the kids to Australia/New Zealand to film are true, I would expect a "big announcemnet" in an upcoming episode. This is boobyguard's home turf, so I would assume he has a big part in this trip. Ratings are diving, so TLC needs some controversy to draw in viewers. I predict this will be the reveal of Khart and Booby's romance. Why else pick Australia/NZ? There's no doubt people are sick of seeing her cart those kids all over the place, so why this particular venue? Crickey, something smells fishy!
12/28/2010 8:37 AM
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The kids go back to school on January 4 (next Tuesday). I think they get a week or so off in the spring, but that would never be enough time to do a trip like that. I think they'd have to wait till summer when the kids have unlimited time off. The trip by plane is at least 22 hours. If they have a stopover someplace, that could extend it. But, by the summer, I think Khate and Co. will be dead. TLC is not going to fork out all that money on a show that is at death's door. IMO, it won't happen. Khate's contract runs through Feb. 2012, but TLC may well cancel her before then. Right now, there is nothing on the TLC website about any upcoming shows at all and there is no comment section on her fake blog anymore. Does this sound like her show is successful? I don't think so.

amy too said...

To get the viewers back? The Alexis and Collin expulsion-gate. TLC and Kate are convinced that since it is now public knowledge (thanks for that Kate) that they are thinking of putting it into an episode to "help other families with these type of problems"..........or more viewers.

Take your pick.

Brummygirl said...

Ohio Buckeye said...
One additional thought about Saint Kate, Patron Saint of Bedrest:
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That is a great title Buckeye..:)

Brummygirl said...

Smileygrl said:
I dislike Kate as much as everyone on here, but why is she jealous of Jon? Someone mentioned that she was.
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Because even though she did not want him, she begrudges his happiness with anyone else. Plus, she is so tainted, that no one other than purseboy has any time for her.

The Blame Game said...

Jon has as much right to tweet as anybody, and how could he realistically tweet and leave his kids out of the equation. He has 8kids. He likes to tweet. That is what tweeters do, they tweet. Apparently it is a very popular thing as there are millions and millions of people who do it(not one of them).

Mom In Lancaster County said...

"I think they get a week or so off in the spring, but that would never be enough time to do a trip like that."

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Actually, there would be enough time during spring break, which is March 4-14. If they took a few days off before and after (as some parents do, there would be enough time. Let's hope it doesn't happen and the show is dead in the water by then.

K8. Fan. said...

I don't know why she makes a big deal of the bedrest.
I was on bed rest a total of 29 weeks over the span of 3 pregnancies. 1 week at home, 28 at home. I'd take the hospital bedrest any day.
At home I felt guilty and like a burden to my family; At the hospital, it was their job to care for me. At home I had to FIGHT the urge to get up and do things around the house; at the hospital there was nothing for me to get up and do. At home my husband had to go to his real job and I was alone all day, at the hospital the nurses visited with me if it was slow, and friends came to visit.
So, while, yes, bedrest is hard, if she would have changed her attitude about it and accepted and welcomed it for what it was, it really isn't THAT bad. Also, she says it like she should be bowed before and praised because she sacrificed SOOOOO much for the tups before they were even born. Lots of us have done it. It's just something you do and you move on. She isn't the only one that sacrificed. Jon's parents sacrificed their lives for 6 months to watch the twins. Jon, I am sure, picked up the slack and was, in a sense, a single dad to 3 year old twins. But NO, it's all about Kate. About what SHE sacrificed. You know, I'd take the bedrest I went thru any day compared to what my husband went thru caring for me.

Coupon Clipper said...

Must be prepared to be put in garage in cage when not wanted to stock vino box'/grocerys/sundry items.

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You forgot coupons. Must never buy anything without a coupon.

Va Mom of 2 Boys said...

http://www.parentdish.com/2010/12/28/new-tlc-documentary-checks-in-on-mccaughey-septuplets-now-13/?icid=maing%7Cmain5%7Cdl3%7Csec1_lnk5%7C33619


I'm looking forward to seeing this special. Kate could learn a lot from them.

dustilies said...

Ohio Buckeye said...
Saint Kate, Patron Saint of Bedrest

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Buckeye--you've outdone yourself.

I hate to admit that I'm a whiner about illness. The two weeks of rest after my hysterectomy a few years ago (not all bed, by any means, but the couch and the tv figured large in my day) were two of the happiest weeks of my life. Though that could have been the Percocet talking.

But the idea of an icon of Kate, Patron Saint of Bedrest hanging over my headboard is enough to get me out from under the covers bright and early every day to wash the family laundry in a tub over a wood fire. With soap I made from the bear I shot last summer.

So, if one buries a figurine of Saint Kate upside-down in the yard, is one promptly cured of all lingering, hazily defined illnesses?

Gift card grubber said...

Coupon Clipper said...

You forgot coupons. Must never buy anything without a coupon.

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And we all know that "coupon" was just code for "gift card" -- if it wasn't free, Kate wasn't "buying" it.

Where's My Food??!! said...

She isn't the only one that sacrificed. Jon's parents sacrificed their lives for 6 months to watch the twins. Jon, I am sure, picked up the slack and was, in a sense, a single dad to 3 year old twins.

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Didn't she get out of bed and yell at Jon because his father didn't make her lunch...or something like that? Does anyone remember that?

Ohio Buckeye said...

".. But NO, it's all about Kate. About what SHE sacrificed. You know, I'd take the bedrest I went thru any day compared to what my husband went thru caring for me."

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And THAT is what makes the difference between you and a full-on narcissist like K8G.

You are capable of recognizing, empathizing with, and appreciating the sacrifices of others, while K8G is aware ONLY of herself.

K8G seems to believe everyone around her OWES to her their absolute devotion of every shred of their own time and energy simply to try to fill K8G's needs.

Sadly, no amount of devotion and energy will EVER be able to fill K8G's needs. She is a black hole in the universe.

Becca said...

It has always bothered me to hear her say "don't I deserve it". She said it about the spa days, and she said it in a few People magazine articles, the latest being the "bikin edition". She says something to the effect of"after all I have been through dont I deserve some happiness".
As a Christian, it really bothers me to hear her say she deserves something. Most people work hard for what they have, and we should all be grateful for any blessings we have, such as happy healthy kids, not material items. Also, it has bothered me the difference in the way she treated Duff(Ace of Cakes) and the ladies from the cupcake gate episode. She was actually pretty rude and dismissive of the owner, but very nice and flirty with Duff. I think it is because he is famous(like her). She seems to be very rude to the little people.

Afraid to put a name down said...

Yes, Kate is a black hole and she is working on getting it filled in 2011, isn't that what she said?

Saw the Caughley' tonight. What a balanced, normal family. 7 plus 1 children.

Mom is so proud of her kids, even the challenged ones.

May the God above forgive Kate.

han said...

She should be greatful she was able to carry the six(the seventh didnt attach, right) and that they seem to be healthy( in the physical sense)


If you want to get your 20 weeks back, Kate. Leave the Mchouse leave them with Jon(the one who never whined about helping out all the 20 some weeks) and go away on a cruise or somthing on your someone elses dime, of course.

so sick of her said...

I agree with: Afraid to put a name down. I too watched the McCaughey Septuplets turn 13. Compare to K8 & JK8 it's like night to day. The McCaugheys got help in the beginning, stuff etc, but they come off as very grateful. Besides 5 healthy children, 2 of the 7 are handicap, plus an older child. (Yes, Kate they also have 8)and what 16 years of marriage and they made it work. Geez, mom was making cake for all 7. Doing stuff Kate complains about, without any nannies. Geez, they showed the mom with the kids at different years, handling it by herself. Kate is disgusting in so many ways, I have no words for it. The sooner she is off TV the better life will be for those kids. Yes, Thanks Bummygirl. Yes, Kate is very jealous of Jon. Why, cause he has moved on. Women still find him attractive, he was dating, having a good time after being locked up/abused by Kate, and now he has a job, another person to relate to, family, friends. What does Kate have? The house, most of the money, the kids(which she wanted, so she can control the little money makers)she wanted that way. What she does not have, is what Jon has. But she wants that as well, and finding that, that is the stuff she will never get. It's called happiness. She will always bitch/whine/complain and cry about everything, she can not have. And sad to say, that probably most of her kids, will as soon as they turn 18 or sooner(move in with dad)move out on her. Kate brought this on herself.

Jane in CA said...

Where's My food said:
Didn't she get out of bed and yell at Jon because his father didn't make her lunch...or something like that? Does anyone remember that?
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I recall reading about this - perhaps it was something that Jon's former employer said or a former co-worker. I recall that Kate stormed down to Jon's place of employment and yelled at him, probably in front of his boss and anyone else around, because Jon's father didn't bring her lunch to her specifications.

And yes, this occurred during her supposed bed rest. The woman is a bitch on 3 wheels - always has been, always will be. Demanding, ungrateful, and miserable to be around. I feel for those poor children.

Hey TLC - you ought to be ashamed to be showcasing this sham of a mother on your network! I'll never forget that you enabled her and tried to sell a lie to your viewers. Never. Hope it was worth it to lose my viewership permanently. Losers.

Tami said...

I was reading my Redbook and there were diet and exercise tips from celebrities. They had Kate talking about how DWTS taught her that if she could find 6 hours a day to work out (uh, WHEN did she practice other than a few times tops? And she is already an expert at 'me' time and self indulgence!), then she could take her running seriously for 1 hour every day. Then she insisted in going on about how it reduces stress and how she has to deal with SO much. Geez..will she ever shut up about how tough she has it? I wish the McCoughey (sp??) family had refused to do their special on TLC. I'm sure lots of other stations could have done their 13th birthday update. They have to know what a rotten thing it has turned into.

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

I'm leaving for Australia tomorrow to visit my sister. If I see an organ grinder with 8 little monkeys milling about, I will be sure to take notice and report back to my fellow GWOP'ers.
If I see the grifter in my travels, well, that's just bad luck for me. But if I get close enough, I will yell out something good and meaningful to get her attention. And it will be memorable and I will feel liberated. Hopefully she will head to the Sydney area.....

Aunt Chris said...

6 hours a day to work out?! What normal person has 6 hours a day to work out?! We could all be slim and svelte (much more so than Kart)if we had 6 hours a day! This goes right along with my thoughts of how "celebrities" get their bodies back after pregnancy. Thanks for that helpful hint Kart! I bet if we all had nannies and chefs we could do it too, huh?

The Blame Game said...

I think she is jealous of Jon because tshe thought he would crawl in a hole somewhere in a fetal position coming out only on rare occasions to grovel at her feet to see the kids that he took care of singlehandedly for all those years.

In her sick mind she thought the show would sore to the high heavens without him. She failed to recognize as did TLC that watching a father take care of 8 kids while their useless mother hid out in the kitchen making sandwihes and barking orders was a big draw. He never complained.

Jon made mistakes because the vultures came after him and they put him out there with no skills to handle it. But in my mind he will always be the dad who got 8kids up and dressed and some ready for school, bathed 6 kids and tucked them in every night. Getting them dressed for every outing, and who could ever forget the time he asked her why she didn't bring them a change of clothes (cupcake?) and she said I didn't think YOU would want to change I think she said a hundred outfits (never clothes). He said he would have been glad to. Why she couldn't change 3 and he change 3 was never explained.

She has got to be the worst mother and most useless human being of all time.

RiseandShine said...

Her children are experiencing emotional and behavioral problems and pain and she wants to date?
It's so wrong on so many levels.
Jackie Kennedy once said, "If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much."
The kids come first. This requires raising them, working on their problems, leading them to make good choices, helping them be happy and secure. There isn't any other option but to do it and do it well. You signed up for it when you gave birth and it fell to you as a primary responsibility when you divorced.
I've done the single mom of 3 for a long time now. It's fun, Kate, it's rewarding, it's something to smile about as you fall asleep.
There will be plenty of time for you later, time does fly.
Circle the wagons and heal.

Honestly, hmm, ironicly said...

New Year's afternoon in the McMansion.

The kids are hiding.

The chickens are freezing.

The Shrew is drinking and smoking.

DVDs of previous shows playing in her room. She screams at the TV.

Interviews she gave playing. "I was good, so good, so natural, huh Steve"

The phone rings "hello Chris, yeah, I'm coming as soon as the Limo gets here. yeah, I will get out of the Limo, show a little leg, then you take the photos. Yeah, Steve has a tux on, just 6 pictures"

Okay kids, going out but I'll be back in 25 minutes, don't walk on the carpeting, stay in that basement until I get back. You moochers. No, you don't eat anything more until I get back.

Here it is New Year's Eve and no invitations to those celebrity parties, They use me, those bitches, then they don't invite me to their houses. Your father ruined this, yes he did. Uneducated, overfed animal. He ruined out lives. You kids are a dollar away from having a good life. Yeah, your father and his girlfriends, all of them ruined that. Your father left you, yes he did. We have to live in this house and we could have had more houses, one in the warmer weather, this could have been just for the Summer. Oh, don't you dare say anything about him. Here I have to go to work on New Year's Eve, getting in and out of the Limo to look like I have a fantastic life and what do I have but nothing, just you rotten kids making my life miserable, hanging on me."

Yeah, Happy New Year to you to Collin, get away from the dress.

Steve, do you have my coffee in the car? Good.

Just another New Year's Eve at the Gosselins.

Swissmiss said...

I'll never forget the rude way she treated Steve Thomas and crew who put in about $10,000 worth of 'green' improvements to their huge house. All free, naturally.

I wouldn't have blamed him if they had walked off the job, she was so unappreciative and moaning how inconvenient it was for her.

I wrote Steve an e-mail and he said he wouldn't turn down the opportunity to educate thousands of viewers on how to save money and help the earth.

DoesKateHaveTroubleCounting said...

She should be greatful she was able to carry the six(the seventh didnt attach, right) and that they seem to be healthy( in the physical sense)
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I'm so confused over this seventh fetus issue. I know I've heard Kate claim there were seven, but I just watched the 700 Club interview, and they show the initial ultrasound that clearly has only 6 "circles" marked. Each sack is clearly numbered on the screen, and the way Kate leads up to it, it sounds like this was the ultrasound done when her pregnancy was confirmed. Why wasn't this mysterious number 7 visible then? If anyone can shed light on this, I would appreciate the clarification. I would hate to think Kate lied. (sarcasm noted)

K8. Fan. said...

I'm sorry. But why the heck does someone need a tan when there's snow on the ground?!?!?! That just looks silly to me. She used to have such beautiful skin. What a shame. I live in Phoenix, and even I wouldn't go tanning in the winter. Someone has got to be seeing her naked for her to worry about her tan in the winter.

JenTru said...

Someone has probably already posted this, but in the year-end edition of Entertainment Weekly the number one worst show of the year was...."Kate Plus Eight." Yay! This is from EW December 24/31, 2010 issue, page 97.

"Sure, a gal's gotta make a lkiving. But better Kate Gosselin should go back to nursing-or even find another reality show ala Dancing With the Stars to vent her free floating rage- than foist her bad temper and questionable child rearing on America and those poor kids of hers. Added pain in watching: wondering if those tykes will ever have a strong father figure in their lives."

Amen to that! Although I'd be happier if she didn't find a new venue.

zoey said...

the 7th fetus was never even a fetus. it was an unfertilized sack. She lied for sympathy. she even went as far as to tell the kids that its name was Rose (or something like that)
its funny that in her fist book, the only mention this sack gets is that on Christmas day it flushed out of her system and she was "relieved the babies were all ok" yet, in her latest book she has a whole paragraph about how the kids always ask her about the 7th baby. Kate, you are a Lying SACK!

LOL!!! said...

Mods, thank you for keeping this the number one Gosselin site. Your hard work is appreciated.

The sheeple are getting desperate in their attempts to remain positive about Kate. BM is making a fool out of herself and is too stupid to sse it. The sheeple will implode soon!

The Truth Would Serve Her Better said...

Wait until she goes for her fitness photo shoot and they discover they have to spray her abs on.

One of the biggest lies she ever told -- the kids told her that her stomach was really hard (I am not sure any of my childen would have ever known if my stomach was hard or not) and she went on to explain that when you have a tummy tuck they just take off the excess skin and don't do anything to the muscles. In fact they do extensive work on the muscles affixing them so that you have a girdle effect made up of muscle during a tummy tuck. Lie number 999. She is nothing if not a proficient liar.

Six hours a day in the "dentist" chair, maybe. Julie May must be an absolute genius to have made that best mom abs coup.

margoandtodd said...

Did anyone see "The McCaughey septuplets turn 13"? Kate could learn a lot from a family that did not exploit their children. They have raised responsible children who are not spoiled brats. Two of them have handicaps whom the whole family helps out.They break your heart. I congratulate the parents of this true family!! Kate you have no idea what a dedicated mother is about!!!!It ran on TLC of all places.They were asked about hate & Jon but they said that they were different people. I guess - kind hearted dedicated parents!! Kudoos to the McCaughey
Family.Shame on Hate!!

Glenda said...

I also watched the McCalough (sp?) special last night. It was nice to see BOTH parents work together to raise their family. Also nice to hear they STRUGGLE with their faith, discipline. and their marriage. BUT they work at it. It was cool to see them plan and get ready for a trip to the lake with NO matching outfits, NO screaming at each other, NO screaming at the kids and they had a GREAT time in their local area. Kate could learn so much from them. I also admire them for having two kids with disabilities and they get them therapy and take them everywhere with the others. Again with no screaming or arguements.

Shoka's U chews Beg'n Strips with Bacon said...

Kate.Fan: It is a small world! My dad wanted me to find him some Clorets, you can't buy them in a store anymore and I found some in AZ and had them mailed to him. Then I thought of kate and how much gum she chews, smacks, pops, open mouthed and GumGate.

Discusting Cud Chewer.

Those poor kids.

pinkdiamond611 said...

I know I mentioned this more than once on this blog over the years, but the reason why I love love love Mrs. McCaughey is that years ago, Ladies Home Journal had her on the cover and they airbrushed her teeth to make them look perfect. She had a fit! Mrs. McCaughey knows what true riches are. Kudos, and may we all learn lesson.

Shoka's Understudy said...

Isn't it every girls dream to backpack across Europe with the love of her life?

Well, I am hoping that kate and PurseBoy are not planning a trip to NZ/Austria or wherever they are going and hope it is just rumors.

If the Alaskian trip didn't raise a big, huge Red Flag, then nothing will!

If it is down to Jon giving permission to go, I hope that he will come out and make an announcement that he does not want them to go and cause a ruccus.

Not just on Twitter. A media press conference. He could really make points with the haters, non belivers, sheeple if he really gave the real reasons why they should not be forced to go.

But Jon must say that he will be in violation of his contract and kate/ TLC will bury him much deeper than they already have. But he says, He loves his children and doesn't want them filmed anymore and they need therapy and counciling, not traveling abroad working and filming and missing much needed schooling. Also, he could say he does not care how hard kate/TLC comes down on him. Bottom line, He loves his children.

Go Jon GO!
Team JonEG8!

MinneSNOWta Gal said...

Well, you guys called it! She left at midnight for Australia with the kids and Steve. They'll also stop at New Zealand. TLC paid for the trip (first class flying). They won't be back until middle January.

MinneSNOWta Gal said...

P.S. Can I throw-up now!

Captain of the Titanic said...

Swissmiss said...
I'll never forget the rude way she treated Steve Thomas and crew who put in about $10,000 worth of 'green' improvements to their huge house. All free, naturally.


I wonder if Steve got so fed up with her that he took all his solar panels and went home with them? If you look at the pictures of the house during the chicken coop episode, no panels are evident on any of the roofs.

bcsurvivor2001 said...

http://www.myfoxphilly.com/dpp/entertainment/122910-kate-gosselin-gets-free-australia-trip

Well well well...............totally UNBELIEVABLE!!!!!!

11223344 said...

Hey Carla is such a liar. She posted another message on her blog saying that Ashley was in VA... well low and behold, the K8te are in Aussie land...

Nice try Carla!

Fufuss said...

Just read on My FoxPhilly that Kart & the 8 flew to Australia today, with TLC picking up the tab...& will be there for 2 or 3weeks, filming.

Here we go...more over the top trips (that,of course,) we all take our kids on.

To Heck with School said...

By golly, TLC IS giving Kate her warm-weather December/January vacation!!

Wonder if they'll be meeting their future Nield relatives while in New Zealand?

Un-be-lievable.

C said...

I'd like to issue an apology in advance to our friends Down Under. I'm sure Kate's going to do something abominable and ignorant, and I'm sorry.

What do you want to bet Kate can find neither Australia nor New Zealand on a map? She's not very "geography-ish," is she?

Firebird said...

Great, now the rat is going to be poisoning Australia?

I've always wanted to go to Australia, so I definitely won't be watching this one (not that I have been anyway). Television always spoils the fun in trips like these. Or should I say 'reality television'?

Orange In Australia said...

I'm sorry. But why the heck does someone need a tan when there's snow on the ground?!?!?! That just looks silly to me.

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She needs to be orange for summer in Australia and New Zealand!!!

Pattypanda said...

I agree w/ Kate - its easy to find 6 hours a day to take care of yourself and exercise, tan etc. IF YOU DO NOTHING FOR ANYONE IN THE WORLD EXCEPT YOURSELF. She is just playing the part of a mother, while being filmed. Poor kids. I hope Jon get to take them skiing or sledding, something fun. With all HER land, she could have gotten them cross country skies - but we know not about to happen in that household.

K8 hater from down under said...

So she's on her way here? Now she's just trying to be oprah lol!

Those poor children, not only did she drag them around all summer at home, now she's dragging them around here in the middle of our summer! And it gets very hot here- at least 110 in the outback.

I'm not in Sydney or an outback area which is where I'm assuming they will film. But I will certainly keep an eye out just in case.

Shoka's Understudy said...

Wow, Oh My Gosh, WOW!

http://celebs.gather.com/viewArticle.action?articleId=281474978850956

well, well, well! look at how many episodes they are going to have! The kids Christmas, Austrialia, bet they get with Bindi, Steve Austin's daughter. Maybe her mother will let kate have it! I hope the Aussies take lots of pictures and post them.

Of course PurseBoy is taking his "client" to meet the relatives. This is unbelievable. Where is Gina in all of this? What about their boys? This is crazy. Those poor kids being drugged around from Alaska to Austraila within 6 months at 6 years old! Even real stars don't do that! Well, Angie is the exception.

And Jon, did you have to sign a notarized statement to allow them to leave the country?

If you did, I wish that I could get that pen and break it over my knee.

Gobsmacked!

p.s. The only way I can think of a reason for Jon to OK the trip is to have been offered a huge chunk of money or more child visitation. I can't understand why he can't go to court and get extra time. The kids are missing too much school! Could we please make a list of the trips that the kids have taken since birth till now?

ChurchMouse said...

Let the "Dingo ate my Katie!" jokes begin...

NT said...

I read on Small town gosslins that they are all in first class and that one first class fare is 10 grand!!! That's about 100 grand just to fly them over there for what has been said to be the worst tv show of 2010!!! It makes no sense at all. And why are those kids able to miss so much school without a teacher flying over there with them? CNN has said that MTV could be found guilty of not reporting the abuse from Amber on 16 and Pregnant. I think the same should be said of TLC. Those kids are struggling in school now and they are going to be gone for 3 weeks. I have to stop thinking about it because my blood pressure is going to go up.

Shoka's Understudy said...

I went to TLC and posted this on their contact us:

WHY WHY WHY on God's Green Earth would you still drag 8 defenseless children to AUSTRIALIA and NEW ZEALAND so PurseBoy could take his "client" to meet the relatives? Are we going to see a Wedding with kate and PurseBoy do a wedding ceremony and kate saying We promise that Mommy and Purseboy will be together, forever? I hope and pray when those kids get old enough, maybe get emancipated at 16 or until 18, they get together and file a class action lawsuit against kate and you TLC for neglect, harrassment, mental abuse, physically dragging them here and yonder, kates words, and treating them so bad, like the vomit at sea. It is the LAW for the kids to have a life vest on! no child had one on! 13 and under. but no, they were so sick and puked all over themselves and fell asleep in their own vomit. are kate and PurseBoy getting married on this trip? her name will be Kate Irene Kreider Gosselin-Neild. maybe this is the man that kate claims she is going to get in 2011!

p.s. just thought. I guess after this, it will be South Korea.

ChurchMouse said...

Fun Friends for Ms. Gosselin to cuddle with while in Australia:

1. The Box Jellyfish
2. The Taipan
3. Saltwater Crocodile
4. Blue Ring Octopus
5. Stone Fish
6. Red Back Spider
7. Brown Snake
8. Tiger Snake
9. Great White Shark
10. Funnel Web Spider

K8. Fan. said...

I have no words.
Why Australia???? Not that there's anything wrong with Australia, but why Australia? Why not England, France, Russia, Italy, an African safari, etc. What 6 year old is going to be jumping for joy about going to Australia?!?! Or even any of the other places I've listed for that matter. I think she wanted to visit Steve's homeland, and was too cheap to pay for it so she suggested it to TLC.
So sad. She should have asked to go to Haiti, South America, or another 3rd world country and volunteer, i mean she IS a nurse... THAT would have been a great special.
I wonder if Jon knew in advance or if she called him from the airport. I wonder if TLC had to pay him for his permission. I wonder if her BFF/look-alike went.

In unrelated news. I was googling Kate earlier and I found an article that BRISTOL PALIN is moving into my neighborhood. Her little boy (in a few years) will go to the same school mine will go to (if she puts him in public school). All her money she earned from DWTS, and she bought a modest $180k house in a regular middle class neighborhood. Good for her.

Alice Bluegown said...

Jackie Kennedy once said, "If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much."
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How beautiful.

Really, such an important thing and so many absolutely ordinary people putting almost no effort into it.

No wonder we now see the "most entitled generation" ever born.

Raising human beings isn't for sissies.

Kennedys did make a BIG deal out of nurturing and teaching their children. Rose Kennedy was an amazing mother and grandmother.

Sidney said...

JenTru said...
Someone has probably already posted this, but in the year-end edition of Entertainment Weekly the number one worst show of the year was...."Kate Plus Eight." Yay! This is from EW December 24/31, 2010 issue, page 97.
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Whoopy! I hope TLC is well aware of this and doesn't want to get this award again!

Ohio Buckeye said...

@Church Mouse: "Let the "Dingo ate my Katie!" jokes begin..."

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LOL! Good one!

Am guessing even the least discriminating dingos will want no part of Kate Kreider.

Ohio Buckeye said...

Why, yes, since K8 proved herself to be SUCH the outdoor girl in alaska, let's send her to the outback.

What a freaking joke.

Why not Mars????? (One way tkt, please)

Amy2 said...

Well, off to Australia are they. It seems obvious to me that education is a low priority to Kate. Not only does she have two children who were expelled from kindergarten but now the rest of the children will fall behind in their studies. Potentially some of the kids be "held back" because of lack of academic progress?

This is simply unbelieveably ridiculous.

Still Love the 8 said...

1. Just saw on ROL that Kate and the 8 are there. Will she let the kids stay up till 12? Will the kids have "meltdowns"?
2. LOVED the McCaughey Septuplets special. Looked them up on Wikipedia. Did anyone know that when they were born the Dionne Quintuplets wrote to Bobbi and Kenny to protect the children from the public, based on their terrible experience? Very interesting.

so sick of her said...

Well, we knew Kate had this on her wish list. How nice to sneak out at midnight. Perhaps, Kate does not have Jons permission or does not need it.(perhaps Kate has full custody and Jon only has visitation according to what Kate decides)(PA COURTS & JUDGES YOU SUCK!) Makes one wonder what happen at court. I guess we will have to watch, what Kate is getting away with to answer that. Kate & TLC skirt around/under the law, filming, permits, hours the kids can work, they take the "do it, if we get caught we'll deal with it" Kate is nothing without those kids. Kate cares nothing for those kids education or them. It makes me wonder if Kate pulled those kids, all of them out, completely, and will homeschool them. Is the school they attend on a semester system? Kate, could careless if the kids fail in school or are held back, she only cares that they make the money for her. She is having an affair with purse-boy. I also wonder if this might be, the last K8 season, you know like Oprah did(her last season she went down under). Just a thought.

so sick of her said...

Oh, one more thing: maybe, Kate/TLC, made an agreement, with Jon, if you allow the kids to go to Aussie, Kate will drop the child support back pay order. She is sueing him for what $125,000 back pay.

Michelle said...

I think I have it figured out...Khart is a victim. Her poor me stories portray her as a poor victim of society.

Poor me, I have 8, count em, 8 kids. Poor me, my family doesn't understand what I need. Poor me, Jon just didn't get it. Poor me, I have so much to do all by myself. Poor me, I need some time to myself. Poor me, I only have $180,000 in the bank and I have bills to pay. Poor me, the last owners left me a dirty fridge. Poor me, nobody likes me. Poor me, I don't have any friends. Poor me, I can't pee in a bucket with a toilet seat. Poor me, I have 19 layers on and I am freezing in this 50 degree weather but I will wear open toed shoes in 25 degree PA. Poor me, you just don't know what I need. Poor me, my People magazine cover tanked. Poor me, the PAPS are following me everywhere! Poor me, I hate camping. Poor me, I had 3 boys and 3 girls instead of 6 girls. Poor me, I can't smoke on TV. Poor me, I have to put up with icky boys puking on a fishing boat. Poor me....life should be all about me.


whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! So to you I say...what are you going to do about it. Oh yeah...drag your 8 little ATM's to Australia. After all, poor me, my family didn't give me everything on a silver platter.

BTW...I am single mom of 2 college students who will both graduate this year and lucky for them their mom will graduate with one of them...not sure which one yet. Oh yeah, and I did it all while working a 40 hour a week JOB, shuttling kids to sporting events, jobs, and friends houses. I would not have traded it for a million bucks. There is not a price to put on the joy I have received raising my kids over the last 12 years by myself. They have a father but he is a nonparticipating father. To all the TRULY single hard WORKING moms out there - you are the best!

Becca said...

I would love to know how she is able to take her kids out of school for these trips! My kids go to a strict, academically-oriented school, and I have to request permission for days off. If the administration does not approve the kids are not allowed to make up work or tests that they miss. My oldest is the same age as the twins, and she has so much work, it hurts to even miss one day. How can the school let her get away with this!!

readerlady said...

As a former teacher, I'm infuriated by Khate's taking the kids out of school for at least 2 weeks for filming. Even tho a trip to Australia could be considered "educational" in the broader sense, I don't imagine the kids will get a lot out of it. Based on past trips, they'll be dragged from one place to another too fast to really absorb anything. Unbe-frickin'- lievable. Two kids in such severe emotional pain and with such severe problems that they can't function in a kindergarten classroom and Khate pulls all of them out of school for a trip.

Anyone want to take any bets on how much screaming Khate will do when she encounters a koala or a wombat or a kangaroo or, heaven forbid, a Tasmanian Devil or any of the other unique species Down Under?

Shoka's Understudy -Jon may be under court order not to interfere in any way with filming. If so, then he wouldn't have any choice but to allow the kids to go.

Mom In Lancaster County said...

Is the school they attend on a semester system?

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Trimester system. If they are back mid-January (around the 18), they will miss nine days (There's a MLK holiday in there).

Captain of the Quantas said...

How many seats are there typically in first class? Would it only be enough for Kate's entourage or much more? If more, can you imagine being on a 14 hr non-stop flight with that group? Wow. Things could get very very ugly. And that's just one-way. They'll also have to return with some pretty tuckered out youngsters.

I don't think I'd want to be on that flight. Nope, not at all. Listening to Kate screeching for 14 hrs would have me heading for the exit door and grabbing for a parachute. Oops, not much land below to parachute too. Industrial size earplugs might be in order, then.

Jon's Tweet. said...

Jon tweeted that he DID try to do something (about the trip), but he lost.
The only winner in any of this is Kate, who always gets what she wants. There is absolutely no stopping her. Those poor, poor children.

Brummygirl said...

Oh....my...gawd!!! So it is true about Australia. See, there is no smoke without fire.
I really cannot believe that T.L.C. are satisfied with the Witch's ratings. Are they stark staring crazy, or are they hoping this will turn the tide? Come on T..L.C., Alaska didn't do it, do you think Australia will?
It is a very long trip to Australia, first class or not. Guess she is hoping those kids sleep most of the way.
Kate must be running fast as Karma hasn't caught up with her yet and if Karma doesn't bite her in the rear, I hope one of those lovely snakes in Australia do the job.
I have a few friends in Australia and I am going to ask them to look out to see if there is any news about her.
So, two kids flunk school for agressiveness and the punishment is.......yet another trip, not to mention the other six missing lessons.
O.K. Jon, where are you now, how do you explain not putting up a fuss for Kate taking the kids so far away and in school time?
I would love to be a fly on the wall when K8 meets purseboy's relatives. Are they her future in-laws? Gina's relatives are there too, perhaps they will tell her a few home truths.
To tell the truth, I am astounded at this move, bet the Sheeple are raising their glasses to this manoeuvre!!
I think I will now go stick my head in a bucket!!!!

The Bitch is a Bigger Bitch said...

Has anyone checked to see, if when Purseboy and his wife went to Europe back in the Summer/Fall, that they perhaps got a quiet divorce in New Zealand?

I mean, where were they married? Maybe he and Gina split up long time ago, like 12 months ago, right after that Thanksgiving at Kate's house, remember?

Well, now Katie goes to New Zealand to get married. She marries out of the States.....all something stinks, really stinks.

I don't know if TLC flew her there or Australia or Oprah flew her in to put her on Oprah's TV station. Didn't Oprah just take her audience at the expense of Australia?

I just think it is funny.

See, when that photo of Kate getting her tan on? That was Monday and not Tuesday, it could have been Sunday.

Jane in CA said...

Can you believe TLC is funding this boondoggle? And that Kate and her family law judge/best friend - allows her to take the kids out of school so they can work to support this camera hog? Un-freakin-believable.

K8STFU said...

Jeezus, first filming in Philly now an excrutiatingly long flight to Australia , all during the kids' Christmas "break"?

I am simply at a loss for words.

leave them with jon said...

I dont think Jon had a choice. TLC sued him(for the same stuff kate did) and set the lawsuit so high that he had to sign on with the devil again. So, even if it means he doesnt get his vistion on new years. He really cant do much about it. Poor Guy!! If any other mom didnt hand over the kids on the fathers custody days. She would be in big tourble. However, the tlc and the pa judge always give kart a free pass.

haha said...

http://perezhilton.com/2010-12-29-kate-gosselin-kids-fly-australia-shoot-tv-show

which one is the real kate


they show her stunt double. lmfao

BoxARox said...

I don't get this. The show, if it exists at all anymore (?), has had dropping ratings , and TLC flies them ALL first class for an expensive trip to Aus and N.Z???? If I didnt think it before, I am almost certain she is doing the boobyguard. I mean come ON people! I was all for giving the benefit of the doubt, over and over again, but THIS??! And yes, I am asking publicly, : Gina Neild, WTH????
I am going to GAG if K8 ends up with this woman's husband. Then again, if he's A)this Stupid, and B) this snake-like, then K8 and P.B deserve each other now, don't they? Have fun Pursey. And get an Rx for some tranqulizers to have on hand : not for Cruella, but for YOU.
P.S. Do you know how to make coffee??

Kate Stay Down Under said...

For all the talk of that school they go to being so advanced and academically superior (@@), it's funny that they are able to take the kids on long trips just because.

My kids go to a public school and if they miss a few days for a vacation, it's a big deal. They really have lots of catching up to do even if they do take schoolwork with them as well.

I guess they aren't learning much in their $$$ private school if it's no big deal if they miss a whole bunch of days for "work".

Never Mind Who I Am said...

Who said that Kate or her attorneys filed a law suit against Jon for child support? No, there are no lawsuits filed against Jonathon or Jonathan Gosselin in Montgomery, Berk, Philadelphia of Lancaster Counties.

That had to be PR B.S. and there are NO lawsuits filed against Katie Irent Kreider/Gosselin or against Jonathon/Jonathan Gosselin either in any of their counties, including Dauphin County (Harrisburg, PA)....

So whatever you are all being fed...is not truth.

The father/girlfriend/Press are lying to the public. Nothing filed.

There is no video/film footage/radio recording of Katie Irene Gosselin saying anything about filing lawsuit against her ex husband. The divorce decree is all that there was. Final child custody was settled outside of court, went into court for the Judge to validate.

Jon is not telling the truth.
Notice Katie Irene never said anything.

Rebecca said...

I would love to hear the judge's justification for his/her part in continuing the ruin of eight children's lives. Surely he/she isn't stupid enough to fall for the I can't support them if they don't work for their supper argument. The show will end. It will end sooner rather than later so that argument makes no sense. Karma will get to feed on a lot of people for this disaster.

Can't See Sheep said...

This may not be the best of times for them to visit Australia, it's summer there, it's going to be very hot. I hear from my friend in Australia every year how many of them spent Christmas suffering from heat exhaustion as his mom insists on making a full turkey dinner with all the trimmings & he tells me it tends to be plenty hot before the oven & stove are on.

More of k8 dragging the kids around in the heat. So sick of her, I also wouldn't be suprised if k8 didnt' have Jon's permission, she's always done whatever she's pleased & walks on whomever it pleases her to walk on. She's only in her 30's plenty of time yet for her to walk on the wrong person.

Jennifer said...

The dingo ate my "eight count em eight kids."

The dingo ate my eight said...

She is obviously having an affair with PB. I think the whole thing has become so very bizarre. What is the point of dragging all those young children on a trip to Australia. Honestly what is the point? They are working... are they being compensated? They are being exploited and it honestly is just wrong!

Can't See Sheep said...

First, I feel really, really sorry for the Australian people. :( They'll get an up close view of the rare, tanned PA shrieking shrew. On a postitive note, snakes love rodents & Australia has plenty!


@Church Mouse: "Let the "Dingo ate my Katie!" jokes begin...

LOLMAO!! That has got to be one dingo who's starved to the point of madness to bite into that nasty, orange hide. Ditto for the great whites & the saltwater crocs. Everytime I see k8's skin all I can think of is cuir bouilli armour.

1momski said...

I am not surprised at Kate taking the kids on this grueling trip. She has proven time and time again that her motivation for her children is money and not love. I am appalled that Jon allowed this, however. It is just unforgiveable that he caved in for what ever reason. This trip has to be the worst ordeal for these poor kids to go through so far and it would have been illegal for Kate to take them out of the country without Jon's permission. He was either bought off or intimidated by TLC, ONCE AGAIN! Shame on him!!!

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

Must be nice. First class all the way to Australia for the queen bee. I went to Australia last year and flew economy. It was gross. I was in that seat for 17 hours. You can't sleep. You are squished in there and the headrests on the seats make it virtually impossible to sleep believe it or not. I don't know who's brilliant idea that was but it is the most uncomfortable seat in the world. I said I would never go economy again but checked in to a first class ticket and it would have been $8000 instead of $1800. So I will once again be in the chump section with all the other chumps like myself that can't afford a nice pod seat. Don't forget that Kate will sleep right through the flight like she did the last one and had to be woken up by the flight attendants. I'd like to know the meds she is taking because I will get me some for my flight tonight.

Anonymous said...

With ratings downnnnnnn, kids expelled..........what would make TLC pay another $250,000.00 for the Phila filming and also another 1/4 million for the Wedding of Katie Irene & Steve....that is why they will take them first class to New Zealand/Australia.....it will increase the ratings.

Jon has to know this. Absolutely he knows.

If this is true and he has not said anything and had so many people worrying about his children than he will not get anywhere in the media or with the interviews.

He has to give approval for those kids to fly out of Pennsylvania USA to an out of country destination.

It is the law.

The Blame Game, said...

For all the talk of that school they go to being so advanced and academically superior (@@), it's funny that they are able to take the kids on long trips just because.

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How do you know that they are still there? If they are, how do you know that the school sanctioned with trip without any contingencies? How do you know that a contract isn't written that says if TLC wants to film, TLC will film, even if it means pulling the kids out of school? How do you know that there isn't a tutor/homework assistant on board? THIS IS WHY PA NEEDS A MANDATORY SET TEACHER! Voting on bill 2515 can't come soon enough. It bothers me to no end that these kids are being pulled out of school. Why not take them at the end of May when school is out for the summer? Why now? Is it because TLC knows that ratings are plunging and they just can't wait that long?

I guess they aren't learning much in their $$$ private school if it's no big deal if they miss a whole bunch of days for "work".

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Sure. Blame the school. They don't know how to help, and they aren't teaching and have done nothing when dealing with the rage/behaviorial issues. They're not learning anything there. It's just an easy, teach-nothing institution where what will be, will be. I guess that's why 100 percent of its graduates attend a four-year college or university, many of those being Ivy League schools. They aren't teaching the students anything at all. This, of course, is why the student demographics include kids from counties all over the state.

My question is: Who, from DOL, is along on this trip to make sure the maximum number of filming hours is followed? They can film the heck out of these kids, day in and day out, and there is nobody to look out for their health and well-being. What kind of child labor laws do Australia and New Zealand have? Does anyone know?

K8. Fan. said...

Honestly, I'd like to know who Kate is "diddling" at TLC headquarters to keep getting everything handed to her. I mean really?!?!?! Come ON!!!! This is just unfathomable. Rediculous. Nonsense. Bullsh*t. I just cant find the words.

Aunt Chris said...

My daughter made this flight when she was a junior in high school, wih a very well know program. In the months of preparation the group of 40 went through, the parents were advised that the kids might want to have someting (Dramamine, Benadryl...) that makes them drowsy so they could sleep through the long flight. Imagine the 8 going through this. Of course we can imagine that Khate will be medicated and not have to deal with them!

Can't See Sheep said...

Ohio Buckeye & Dustilles, on Saint Kate, Patron Saint of Bedrest, you two are too much! :)

The Blame Game, I agree, k8 probably thought once she'd cast Jon out he'd wither up & die without her, that he'd be nothing & spend his time begging her to take him back. Surprise, he survived & has gone on with life! This has really got to stick in her narcissistic craw.

If Steve's family has any sense they'll head for the hills before k8 can get to New Zealand.

Can't See Sheep said...

readerlady, I agree with you completely. k8 treats school like a dumping ground for her kids when there is nowhere trip for them to film. She has no respect for her children, their education, the school or the teachers whatsoever. Even if the school has said something, so long as it's not what k8 wants to hear she'll ignore it.

I think nothing will happen to benefit these children unless mommy dearest blatantly breaks laws, something that can't be ignored, over looked from any angle, or swept away with money. The kids will probably be too tired out to enjoy some of the trip the way they're drug hither, thither & yon. At the rate k8 has pushed the filming in all these years they'll soon be burnt out, what with no actual breaks from anything, especially k8. I can't imagine going home to the shrew after school is much down time for them, school & Jon are likely their only escape. They need some time to themselves to be kids & just relax & do what kids do.

And then there's the two little ones as you mentioned, who probably aren't getting the all of the help they need, their problems really do need to be a priority right now, not take back seat to a trip, but k8 wants to go & it's all about k8. Until the 8 are old enough to leave, their lives will be all about k8 & little to nothing about them.

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