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Kartie Dearest said...

How can this mess of a mother expect her kids to be well behaved, well balanced, and kind to others when she is setting the example.

I remember the "Today" interview she gave after the divorce announcement which she mentioned she was so fortunate that her kids are "healthy, happy, and well adjusted."

Riiiiight. and I'll buy another bottle of snake oil, ma'am.

Honestly, ironicly said...

Wait a minute, Hollywood's Insiders have not encircled Kate, have they? No. Kate is not seen lunching with Jen Anniston and Camerion Diaz, is she? No.

Kate isn't being invited to Premieres of the latest movies, has she? No

Kathie Lee & Hoda haven't invited her to Connecticut for the Girl's weekends they have once every other month, are they? I mean Meredith, Natalie, Ann Curry go. I guess not.

So, back to the acreage to deal with those kids. "I sent them all to school this year, get them all, all 8 of them out the house early, on that bus for the 45 min ride to school, 8 hrs in school, 45 min ride home and I only have to make sure to have the Nanny put dinner on the table, get them bathed and into those damn beds"

"Now Collin, oh yes Collin, he won't let me have any peace, not one day of peace, looks like a mini Jon, he and his best friend, Alexis, have to hit and fight and carry on and now they are here disturbing me during the day and that damn dog, how I sacrificed for those kids"

"Hello, yes this is Kate Gosselin, can I be on The Today Show tomorrow? Absolutely, can I have a limo pick me up and put me up over night, I have problems with getting to NY in the a.m. with 8 kids, but if I come into NY in the evening before the interview, I'll be on time, what? Oh yes, 2 hotel rooms, adjoining, of course, so my bodyguard can make sure I am safe, have to have that, my fans won't leave me alone"

As she gets another box of Chablis out of the basement stock room, puts a straw in the box (those really big straws they have at Starbucks are just great) and starts up the stairs to her suite, she can see that the Twins are mothering the tups and helping with their homework. "Oh thankfully, "ironicly" they read my mind and I can relax, after all I spent all day on this phone and packing, had to get a very, very fast mani pedi and a quicker spray tan that I like, I mean if I don't do the whole 30 min, I look wrinkled and let's hope The Today Show just puts better lighting on me this time, I'll insist on low chairs, no sitting on stools with those bright lights"

"Ha, those bitches in Hollywood that laugh at me, I'll show them, I'll be picking up an Oscar one of these days, they'll see, I'm only beginning, Dancing with the stars was only my first attempt. I can act, yes, I can, they will eat their words.

Those stupid housewives who write about me? Go ahead write, you are watching me, you are really my fans honestly, my true fans and I am the Golden Girl, yes I am, look at Katherine Hepburn, she didn't belong in Hollywood, thats what she said in her book,honestly she made it later in her 40s and I'm only in my 30s.
Yep, everyone is jealous of me, I know that, oh shit, spilled more wine on myself, another Target shirt hits the dust"

"Oh well, I'll think about it tomorrow"

so sick of her said...

Hey, saw the up-close pics of Kate from NYC. She is aging. Her neck looked like someone of age 50, not 35. One article that has 11 pics of her coming out of the hotel, made the comment that she is aging, and her skin looks too orange(bad tanning) or too much tanning, and that she made goofy faces. Geez, who wears toe-less spike shoes this time of the year in NYC. Wasn't not cold out? She has a winter coat on? This woman has no fashion sense. Or common sense.

so sick of her said...

Kids support themselves said, and I agree: that Kate will probably drain all the money in the kids accounts, for taking care of them, nannies, food, school, etc. 15% of $250,000 is not very much and divide that by 8 kids. Kate is cheating her kids of their fair and equal share. She is worse than Mommie dearest and those guys caught frauding. The fact that: Kate claims she had put away money for the kids college, I don't believe her. Since that one recent court date, that Kate had to give the kids 15%, make you wonder if she had put any money from Jon & Kate plus 8, for the kids, at all. Since Kate declared: MINE ALL MINE. Was the house in Jon & Kate name or Kates name? Is the house for the kids or do they own the house? Like she stated: it's the kids house or is the house for the kids, but I own it. Does anyone know? Kate is getting caught in her own lies. Sheeples still blame Jon, for all the rumors and the kids problems. But he is not around the kids most of 24/7. Kate is.

anotherchestercountymom said...

In the Alaska clip, Kate holds her ears and looks horrified while Sarah P shoots a gun. Didn't Kate go shooting when she went out West the the little boys and the big boy? And didn't she get all excited by it and infer she was imagining Jon and the Paparazzi were the targets? Just sayin.

The Mail said...

The UK Mail reports that teh Gosselinkids have been telling schoolmates there is no Santa....

so sick of her said...

Yeah, over in the other thread, I said, I read that one article has called the Gosselins kids(all of them) Little monsters. Thanks to Kates Today show appearance. Since she basicly told the whole world that her kids have problems and problems in school, enough to get expelled. So now the kids are labeled. Thank you KATE!

lindahoyt said...

The opposite. Kate is the Opposite. She says, "we will be together forever"--then she gets divorced.

She says that "we are not the type of people to jet off to New York"---then, she jets off to New York, LA and Mexico.

She says, "Everything is for the children"---then won't even let the children have a bottle of water.

She says, "my kids are healthy, happy and well adjusted! They love filming; and they hate to be with their Dad." ---then they get kicked out of KINDERGARTEN for acting out. Just so happens to be the child who she was filmed firmly slapping her hand across his mouth, when she picked him up from school. And filmed ignoring him when he was crying, telling her he had a tummy ache; and filmed jerking his head up in the costume store; Yet, she says this is Jon's fault--"divorce anger"-- and she forgives Jon.

She says, "we DON'T have a nanny. We will NEVER have a nanny."---then she hires several, one has an affair with her husband, and one quits after being left alone with her 8 children for 10 days, while Kate had fun in Mexico with her own paid boyfriend.

She is the Opposite.

So, I get so excited when I hear that she says the show is going to go forever!

RiseandShine said...

I've been reading today that the children are informing other students at their school that there is no Santa, that their parents buy the presents, and that their parents have been lying to them about Santa. Kate and Jon are fielding phone calls from upset parents.
I continue to believe that mean-spirited behavior such as this has been learned by watching an older sibling garner large amounts of attention and reinforcement for exhibiting the exact same behavior at home. It is an act borne of extreme unhappiness, a result of not getting your needs met, a cry for help.
This just gets sadder and sadder.

lindahoyt said...

http://www.myfoxphilly.com/dpp/entertainment/120310-sarah-palin-treats-kate-gosselin-like-wimp

Look how Kate reacts to food SHE doesn't like! If the little one watching her had acted like that, he would have gotten a back hand across the mouth!

She should indeed have to eat the sandwhich she threw on the ground!--remember, "YOU GET WHAT YOU GET AND YOU DON'T GET UPSET!!"

Ravello said...

The second post in this thread by Honestly, ironicly said is brilliant. I've been reading Gosselin boards for more than 4 years and this one goes into my Hate Kate Hall of Fame. If only the subject could read it and gain insight on how she is cheating her kids.

Sheeple walk among us said...

I thought this was funny and wanted to share.

I was checking out at Michaels craft store today and some lady actually used the pa system to tell her kid that she was leaving the store...not once, but twice, just like Kate did in last week's episode. I watched in disbelief. She had this smugness about her like she thought she was so cool. I was embarassed for her. The cashiers didn't find it funny either.

Paging PurseBoy! Steve get your arse here NOW!... said...

Wow! Times have changed. When my boys were in Kmart or Walmart, sorry don't have a Target, I would go to customer service and ask them to please page my boys to the front of the store.
May I have your attention please?
Would D, D, and M S***** come to the front of the store. Thank you.
That is how you do it. I wonder if she saw kate do that on the show, or she does that all the time?

Those Poor kids. Stupid, Stupid Wenches for mothers.

lukebandit

fidosmommy said...

We all know how much Kate believes the microphone is supposed to be hers, all hers. She told us anyway. So, she will grab a mic every chance she gets. Even in a public store. We also all know that "she doesn't notice other people" when she's in a store so she can make as much noise as she wants.

Captain of the Titanic said...

SandyW said...
In my opinion that is not Kate having a meltdown. That is Kate showing off her acting skills. Probably mocking one of her children possibly Maddy. And Sarah Palin sticking up for Maddy by saying 'aw it was not that bad'.

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That is a very good theory and makes a lot of sense. The media manages to twist things around to fool us and I can see that things could have transpired exactly the way you suggest.

fidosmommy said...

Re: theory that Kate was mocking Mady.

Could be. But then we saw Kate's face looking like she was really about to cry. Not mocking tears, but real Kate tears. I think that
if Kate were mocking Mady she would have been doing it far more dramatically with her arms flailing, really loud whining, and
some foot stomping thrown in for good measure. Besides, we have already heard that Kate was very unhappy with the food, the cold, the environment, the lack of a comfy Serta Sleeper mattress and
cell phone range. I remember we were told that Sarah brought along
Lunchables for the Gosselins, and Kate was infuriated and declared that stuff unfit to eat. That could have been a white plastic Lunchable box she was throwing down.

I could be wrong.

Tami said...

remember the "Today" interview she gave after the divorce announcement which she mentioned she was so fortunate that her kids are "healthy, happy, and well adjusted."
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I never go to the baby mama site but decided to try last night when I saw other mention they had trouble getting on. I saw some really old posts from 09 where she said why she admires Super Mom. She said one was because how great and well behaved, well mannered, etc, the kids are. Just about everything she wrote turned out to be fake and a lie, like how organized she is, how she only serves healthy food..come to think of it, every single thing was a lie!

Brummygirl said...

SandyW said...
In my opinion that is not Kate having a meltdown. That is Kate showing off her acting skills. Probably mocking one of her children possibly Maddy. And Sarah Palin sticking up for Maddy by saying 'aw it was not that bad'.
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This is where we differ and it is good to see different perceptions. Admittedly T.L.C. edits what they want, but I doubt Sara Palin would go along with a fake melt down. It seemed to me that Kate was genuinely upset at being put in a scenario she did not expect. Let's face it, she has been used to first class treatment all the way these past years and it probably was a culture shock to her. Probably T.L.C. knew this as they know their product but did not expect her to take off. I bet Steve caught it in the neck for not containing her.
The only danger she has previously been in is perhaps falling off her heels at Target!!

dustilies said...

Isn't the info about the kids spilling the beans on Santa old news? Wasn't it last year with the tups in pre-K? Or possibly the twins.

I think it is highly unlikely that parents are calling Jon and Kate to complain. They may be upset, they may have vented to teachers, but I just don't think most parents would be distraught. If the Santa fantasy is so important to them, can't they say something like "Santa is real at OUR house," then read or show their kid the Polar Express?

h84kate said...

Ok I'm baffled by the sheeple. I try to not be a hater, and see the good qualities in Kate but still recognize the horrible things she's done as a parent and as a person.

A sheeple blog was recently promoting a 1 hour Gosselin radio broadcast. She was excited to be featured on air, so I went ahead and listened. I thought she did a pretty good job and wanted to tell her so on her blog. They deleted my comment ????!!!??

I basically told her that she did a really good job and that she gave me a lot of good things to think about. She presented herself well and had some interesting points. I didn't agree with everything, but I respect her opinions.

After saying all of that I was stunned to see my comment deleted. Seriously? So to get approved to you have to gush over how wonderful Kate is in every single way? Sheesh Maybe it was just my username and youtube account.

Honestly, wouldn't live, ironicly said...

H84kate said......

So, don't go back to BM and all the crazies. Don't ya know that crazies only congregate with crazies? You obviously have not met the Crazies Criteria. So, H84kate, you have a way to go to be accepted. Pat yourself on your back and decorate a tree or light a candle and be glad that you have never been that mean to children like Katie Irene.

The Indians are circling the wagons, OMG this why the kids wore Indian costumes on Thanksgiving, well the Indians are circling the wagons and Katie Irene is gonna be protected from us......so they think.

We, are a danger because of what we non crazies do: we want the kids off of TV, laws passed to protect children. The Do Gooders. We want to see college funds in each child's name set up with 15% for each child from the total monies ever received and we want it protected. That is right, each child gets 15% plus expenses they never had put into their accounts.

We want the lies about those children to stop. We want her to leave Jon alone when he is trying so hard to be with his children and guess what? Those kids miss their Daddy bad.

The Twins were in that school long before the tups were put into it. The Twins managed to make it to 5th grade with some semblance or normalcy at school. Now why did Kate put those tups into that exact same school? Why weren't they put into a local private school, so the pressure of getting up so very early and doing that 1.5 hr ride plus full day at school all thrown on them at once when they are unstable due to the life they lead?

Those 8 children spent the entire Summer working, working, working and being dragged all over the place and then paraded into town for school clothes, shoes and never once did that Bitch of a mother ever get filmed talking to one child, while that child sat on her lap and she hugged that son or daughter; especially all of those that are not her favorites.

Not enough lies about the reasons for keeping those children on
TV will ever be believed except by the Crazies, no doubt. They need an idol and I guess a bitch who beats her kids makes a good idol for sheeples who also know the anger of disliking her children and beating them, screaming at them, starving them of love, but

Constantly buying more and more clothes,

That woman has suffered with something beside just crazy, her hormones have been off since the day she was born.

As she told Tony Davaloni, when he returned to teach her to try to dance, after quiting due to her abuse, "please don't leave me, everyone in my life has left me"....boo hoo hoo.

Grow up you are a grown woman with psychiatric needs who is messing up 8 small minds.

Okay, now that feels so good to get that all out.

Can't See Sheep said...

lindahoyt said...
Look how Kate reacts to food SHE doesn't like! If the little one watching her had acted like that, he would have gotten a back hand across the mouth!
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Really, wow, just wow. I'm sure if the kids did that with their repacked sandwiches they be in a boatload of trouble. More of what spoilt brat behavior mommy can get away with. Clearly, being an example to her children is not nearly as high on her list as exploiting them for every last penny, sad, very sad. Important to get the money, not important to teach them how to behave & get along in the world. Jon really needs to get a bigger place, I have no doubt he'd at least attempt to teach them something helpful.

okwegetit said...

Why does Kate always have that confused 'who are you' look on her face when ever she steps out of the tanning salon and is greeted by her favorite BFF, the 'pap' camera lens? Her 'acting' skills are about as bad as her parenting skills. Neither are very impressive or believable.

HW said...

anotherchestercountymom said...
In the Alaska clip, Kate holds her ears and looks horrified while Sarah P shoots a gun. Didn't Kate go shooting when she went out West the the little boys and the big boy? And didn't she get all excited by it and infer she was imagining Jon and the Paparazzi were the targets? Just sayin.
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I noticed this too. I think the difference is that in the Dude Ranch episode (is that what it was?) she was shooting with a man. Sarah Palin is woman and Kate is NOT going to pretend to enjoy anything that doesn't get her the attention of a man.

HW said...

h84kate -
I've noticed this about Baby Mama's site before too. I've seen her actually write to commenters something like "until we know you we won't post many of your comments." She likes to make sure her commenters have never commented on 'hater' sites. Also, I recently saw them "warning" haters that they would trace url accounts and if it was found to be coming from a business they would not hesitate to call their employers to tell them they were using company computers to leave hatefuly comments. Yes, they will resort to tattling over there.

Aunt Chris said...

New pics today of Hate getting more orange. She's carrying her coat and everything else in her hands - no big purse any more. I was going to comment on that last week.

Oh, and a bra would have been nice under that thermal top my dear.

Amanda, iowa said...

Our little ray of sunshine needed some more fake-tanning this weekend. I dont think she found her happy-place yet! Wow, I wouldnt wanna see her really angry if this is her its-Kates-pamper-time-face!
http://celebrity-gossip.net/kate-gosselin/photo/kate-gosselin-1434
Look at her croc's btw, no stilettos!

she's too old for this said...

We are having a debate Whether or not a 35 year old mother of 8 is having a bona fide toddler-like temper tantrum OR if she is making fun of her 10 year old daughter on camera. Either way, it's no good and inappropriate., I vote for the former, as Kate couldn't care less if her kids are suffering. She could only muster that much emotion for herself. And those kids must so embarrassed by her, no matter how much she pretends otherwise.

Just sayin.. said...

h84kate said...

Ok I'm baffled by the sheeple. I try to not be a hater, and see the good qualities in Kate but still recognize the horrible things she's done as a parent and as a person.

A sheeple blog was recently promoting a 1 hour Gosselin radio broadcast. She was excited to be featured on air, so I went ahead and listened. I thought she did a pretty good job and wanted to tell her so on her blog. They deleted my comment ????!!!??
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Did you use your "h84kate screen name?

lindahoyt said...

Thinking more about Kate refusing to eat what Sarah brought on the camping trip....

Kate refused to let the little boys have their BIRTHDAY cupcakes BECAUSE they didn't eat all of what she set before them! Maybe they didn't like it? Maybe she gave them too much? The kids have to eat what she gives them; and honestly, I think that is a good policy. It is good to teach kids that they need to be thankful and grateful for the food they get. One can not be making 8 separate meals, because everyone is not going to like everything. The kids need to learn to be gracious.

But, Kate doesn't model the values she says she is trying to teach them. She is ungrateful, unthankful and rude.

They need to withhold tanning and the nail salon, because she didn't eat her hot dog and was rude! The people at the salons need to tell her "no!--you may not come here until you eat that hot dog"...then shake her until she cries! Give her a little of her own treatment...Take away her "goodies", until she learns some grace!

lindahoyt said...

In one of my child development classes, we had to eat lunch at a huge table that came up to our chins, we were given over sized utensils, plate and huge jars FULL of our drinks. It was VERY hard not to spill or drop things. Kids do that every meal, every day. The teacher also had us keep our hands up in the air for 20 minutes. Try it! It HURTS! But, we expect our kids to hold our hands, and keep their hands in the air like that for HOURS, without complaint.

Again, TLC, put Kate through a class like this...or make her spend 2 weeks in the Duggar household...those are shows that should be on pay per view, they would get so many viewers!

She needs some of her own medicine.

Protect8 said...

It seems like a couple of years since Jon said that the Gosselin children do not believe in Santa. If I remember correctly, he said it with some kind of pride and humor. Ruining Christmas for others was not on his radar screen.

Given Kate's need to compete with anyone who might get more attention than she does, it makes sense that she would have difficulty giving "Santa" credit for the presents. Her overreaction of "See! My kids love me!" after bringing the dog back is a good example.

What is the story about Kate "shaking" Mady right before that Alaska group photo in which Mady is obviously facing to the side and crying?

StoryLady said...

Check this out:

http://www.hollybaby.com/2010/12/05/kate-gosselin-suing-ex-husband-jon-child-support/

Brummygirl said...

@H84kate:
You are fighting a losing battle with B.M. and her minions. They are up in arms because Nina Frye, previously adored by B.M. because she was invited on to her radio show, has dared to ask other people than Kate followers, to comment on everything about the Gosselins.
Nina will be shunned now the same as everyone else who questions the actions and stability of Kate Gosselin.
Incidentally, Nina Frye reads this site along with others.
Yesterday, I asked myself (in true question and answer mode a.k.a. Kate ) why I invest time in this woman's life. It brings out a side in me that I never knew I had.
For me, it is not to blast Kate about how she dresses etc., although it does provide some amusement; it is about justice.
It concerns me when I see something so blatantly wrong that continues and is supported by many, especially when it concerns children. Children and animals cannot fight back, in this case, eight little voices which no one in authority hears or chooses to ignore. I feel frustrated that this goes on and on.
When I read some of the blogs by Kate supporters, it makes me wonder if I could be wrong in my perceptions of Kate but then realise that nothing condones putting young children in the public eye for gain, whether it be said for their futures or not.
I feel this is the slogan for Save the Eight.."They had no choice, they have no voice!!"

Aunt Chris said...

Time for some more Botox between the eyebrows, too. Or are those "worry lines" intended to show concern for her children?

ToTheMoonAlice said...

Saw the 11/30 pics of Kate in NYC...WHAT is up with those Joan Crawford eyebrows?!?!? (Heck, they didn't even look good on Joan...) On Kate, they look like two wooly caterpillers crawled up on her forehead and are hibernating for the winter.

And shouldn't we call her Kate "Cry-der" after seeing her little tantrum in Alaska?

Ye gods and little fishes...she is SUCH a mess! I keep thinking it can't get any worse...and guess what...it does!!!

baffled said...

In one of my child development classes, we had to eat lunch at a huge table that came up to our chins, we were given over sized utensils, plate and huge jars FULL of our drinks. It was VERY hard not to spill or drop things. Kids do that every meal, every day. The teacher also had us keep our hands up in the air for 20 minutes. Try it! It HURTS! But, we expect our kids to hold our hands, and keep their hands in the air like that for HOURS, without complaint.

There are booster seats, child-sized cups (sippy cups for the littlest ones), child sized plates and bowls. I can't recall holding my childrens hands for hours on end. And holding your hand up without it being supported (as in someone holding it up for you is a different thing). Your teacher isn't some kind of sadist, is she?

I know not all parent would indulge their childrens needs with child sized items, however.

NDMom said...

Please help. I can't keep up with everything and have not read everything on this blog, so please tell me what happened with the hearing regarding the Gosselins that was held on Nov. 30? Does anybody know what the outcome or ruling was? Or even why it was being held? Thanks!

Lola said...

Kate and Jon have to get together and make a new plan for their kids.(I know this will never happen!) My kids are teens and most of my friends are going through the teen years with their kids. The 8 Gosselin kids will be very difficult teens. They will act out, rebel etc. How do I know? Because of the way Kate parents them. They are in the way- only appreciated if they are quiet or cute. Kids need unconditional love and acceptance. Above all they have to feel they can trust their parents and say anything to them. Do you think the kids will trust Kate with their problems? She might go on the Today show and discuss it. Get ready- the Gosselin 8 will be teens in 7 years.

gherkin said...

There is an article on the ABC website about celebrities and their phones. How so many of them get free phones because the phone provider will get so much free publicity.

I have to think that Kate has this deal with her phone provider. When does she ever NOT have her phone in her hand???

so sick of her said...

Ok, people, isn't Kate tanning too much. What, this is about the 3 time in 2 weeks. Does anyone know how many times you can go, tanning? Is there not a limit on how many times before it's no safe? The Tanning on Kate is not doing her any good, she comes out looking orange, and a little wrinkled. JMO

watcher said...

I have to think that Kate has this deal with her phone provider. When does she ever NOT have her phone in her hand???

Who is Kate's cell phone provider? Does anyone know? I don't. How can a company get free publicity if no on knows what company is providing her service?

Ohio Buckeye said...

It's too bad Jon did not have the forethought to refuse to move from the E'Town home, as that could've been the court benchmark for the kids' 'living in the style to which they'd become accustomed.'

He could've either negotiated to keep the house and residential custody or even have negotiated K8G to have the house but then take his portion of the house's worth to put toward a house of his own, again going for residential custody.

If there was a worse divorce strategy than the one used by Jon, it's hard to imagine what that might've been.

The whole pretense that the mansion was 'FOR the kids' and that the kids needed this lifestyle was ludicrous from the start. One wonders if Jon failed to listen to his own lawyers OR if he chose lawyers who were not up to the task of this type of divorce situation.

Time for someone in this mess to be the hero by returning the kids to the basics, including keeping them OUT of the spotlight (no more filming. EVER.) and showing them what simple and normal family life is all about.

The "Lifestyle of the Rich & Famous" road these poor kids have been placed upon surely is not working out well for them on any level, despite what their self-serving mom says.

The Terrible Teens said...

The Gosselin twins will be entering into their teen years in 2 years. Kids can start getting pretty moody and snarky around 12. And those two have a lot of reasons to be moody and snarky!.

NoUse4Kate said...

so sick of her said...

"Ok, people, isn't Kate tanning too much. What, this is about the 3 time in 2 weeks. Does anyone know how many times you can go, tanning? Is there not a limit on how many times before it's no safe"

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In Indiana you have to wait at least 24 hours between sessions. The salons are not allowed to do it any closer than that no matter how badly you may want it. If she is tanning, then her skin has got be getting to the leather stage because she does go so much. But with the orange color that she seems to always have, I am guessing that she does spray tans. Bed tans will do just that, tan you and go into darker shades. K8 is just orange. Ick.

My daughter tanned for maybe 10 sessions but thankfully hated it. Her friend over does it and at age 18 she is getting crows feet already. She is more of a brown color, never has she looked orange.

As far as the article goes about k8 suing Jon for alimony, what a louse. How is a guy like him supposed to pay $22,000 a month? That is insane, of course he is behind. The woman has no heart at all, she'd kick an old woman who has fallen on the ground and walk on by. She is definitely not the good Samaritan, but then again, I am reminded that you reap what you sew...so you better watch out k8.

Fahnette said...

gherkin said...
There is an article on the ABC website about celebrities and their phones. How so many of them get free phones because the phone provider will get so much free publicity.

I have to think that Kate has this deal with her phone provider. When does she ever NOT have her phone in her hand???
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http://pink-iphone.com/

Sam said...

so sick of her said...
Ok, people, isn't Kate tanning too much.

Yeah, is she going for the "Apricot fruit rollup look"? She's always running out to get her nails done or get a tan, neither one is healthy. Had a ex-classmate who started painting her nails when she was 12, by the time we graduated from high school, her nails were thick, yellow and clawlike. Really disgusting.

Keep pissing away your money on Khate, TLC, keep pissing it away.
Most people with sane minds see what she is, hope your sponsors finally start to realize and start yanking the commercial money.

NoUse4Kate said...

Just posted, sorry to post again. :) I was upstairs cooking dinner and thinking about the alimony issue and now that real dollar amounts are floating out there about how much Jon is supposed to pay a month, is it possible that this may bite TLC and k8 in the butt big time? People will start to wonder how can a person possibly pay that amount of money each month unless they have a huge income coming in. Well Jon obviously doesn't have that. Why? Well because TLC and Hate have not allowed him to pursue a career that would allow him to make that kind of money. Why would they do that when they know his child support payments? Why can't he talk to the press? Why can't he tell his side of the story? Why, why, why? So many unanswered questions that TLC and k8 just might not want asked.

ChurchMouse said...

You know, as soon as the kids get old enough, they are going to talk to the media for themselves.

And no amount of puppies or chickens or fake vacations will keep them quiet.

When Ms. Gosselin tries to forbid them, can't you just picture one of the older twins grinning at her mother and saying, "Oh, really? And what are you going to give me in return?"

It's coming. Just wait.

Jane in CA said...

About using tanning beds - have we ever heard weather Kate actually lays in a tanning bed, or does she get the spray on tan? Just curious. Years ago I did the tanning beds. I have very fair skin, and I started off at 3 minutes per session, slowly building up to about 20 minutes maximum. I went once a week. Yes, for the first time (and last) in my life, I had actual tan lines and a light golden tan.

I was in my early 20's. I did it for one season only, maybe a period of 5 months. With just that little bit, I noticed a difference in my skin - less soft. Thankfully, I always covered my face completely.

So if Kate is tanning twice a week in a tanning bed, all she's doing is speeding up the aging process for her skin significantly.

Jane in CA said...

[i]In one of my child development classes, we had to eat lunch at a huge table that came up to our chins, we were given over sized utensils, plate and huge jars FULL of our drinks. It was VERY hard not to spill or drop things. Kids do that every meal, every day. The teacher also had us keep our hands up in the air for 20 minutes. Try it! It HURTS! But, we expect our kids to hold our hands, and keep their hands in the air like that for HOURS, without complaint.[/i]

I'm confused. When do we expect our children to hold their hands up in the air for hours? In all my son's 12 years, I've never required that, once.

Most parents use high chairs for their toddlers, then transition to booster seats at the table, and then most children want to be like the adults and ask to just sit in a regular chair. My son wanted that, and so he would often kneel in a chair at the table. Since he seemed to do just fine that way, I let him do so. There was no suffering involved. He had a sippy cup until he was about 3 1/2, when we transitioned to a standard plastic glass. He wanted this -- most children want to be like their older siblings or their parents.

When I see videos of Kate still using divided plates, or sippy cups or booster chairs for 6 YEAR OLDS, I just shake my head. It's ridiculous.

Getting High said...

I'm confused. When do we expect our children to hold their hands up in the air for hours? In all my son's 12 years, I've never required that, once.

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When a child sits on a chair that is too low for him (at the table), he needs to reach UP to eat.

The kids are not using infant/toddler high chairs. They are sitting in elevated chairs without trays that are used in place of boosters so the kids are high enough to eat comfortably. The chairs are pulled up to the table. I know quite a few parents who use them for Kindergarten kids who may be too short to comfortably reach the table.

Would a phone book be an alternative?

Ohio Buckeye said...

Surprising if K8G has not purchased her own tanning bed for use inside the 'mine, all mine!' mansion.

Kittie6 said...

I don't recall ever seeing the twins in high chairs/booster chairs/elevated chairs, whatever one wishes to call them.... those 6 1/2 year olds are big enough to use a regular chair and a regular cup, and they certainly wouldn't have to hold their hands "up in the air for hours" to do so.

wildflowers said...

so sick of her said...

"Ok, people, isn't Kate tanning too much. What, this is about the 3 time in 2 weeks. Does anyone know how many times you can go, tanning? Is there not a limit on how many times before it's no safe"

Consider the STAR that she thinks she is,I find it interesting that the majority of the 'pap' photos involving Kate Gosselin are of her enterting/exitting the local tanning salon and NOT walking the 'red carpet' or doing anything else remotely 'celebrity' related.

Honestly, ironicly said...

What is the latest news I just read on google? Kate is deflecting the fact that Jon challenged her in custody hearing for leaving the children with a 19 yr old, unknown babysitter, left the county with her babysitter.

Well, guess what the bitch did? She filed for the rest of the child support, seems Jon has only paid her $80,000 for the entire year of 2010. She is suing for over at $140,000. This what some of what happened in custody hearing? Or is she doing this because of the babysitter?

Lordie Bee, the bitch is unpredictable but she has mapped out everything.

"honestly and ironicly, I have forgiven Jon"............well, that bitch hates his guts and she hates every one of those chidren who resemble him more than her, that leaves 7 for her to hate, especially the boys.

This is disgusting behavior. I do not wish her ill will but she has to implode soon.

No wonder she made all of those copies trying to prove she spent excess amounts of money on those children and their education. Jon has no money, he has given her everything, everything he had plus they both blew through millions with houses and cars. Yet I find her to be a wrinkled, orange and angry woman who lost twice her age.

Why is he paying so much in child support when he has nothing left at this point?

The article in google (google gooselin....nothing else...and you get the updates............well, it is damn sad...everything is paid for when filming takes place and that includes preparation for filming all food, expenses,you name it, TLC pays for it and when not filming, she barely feeds the kids.

Oh my blood pressure, lordie bee.

Honestly,ironicly, would I lie? said...

Ravella, thank you for your kind and humbling remarks. I am so honored to be on that Wall of Shame for Kate Gosselin, I'll cross that off my Bucket List.

Beastie Gosselin has been BBQ(ed) too many times and now aging faster than the Moon.

Remember how everyone thought the Man in the Moon was so romantic, then they got closer and found graters on the Moon. Just like Beastie Gosselin.

I also notice that she wears her hair down and close to her face, which means, according to Joan Rivers, "Katie had plastic surgery, the scars are pulled up and around the hairline and in front of the ears, so Kate has been hiding them"....but "beside trying to learn her kids names she should remember that gravity fights against the plastic surgical procedures"

"She was counting her plastic surgeries when she called the kids' names 1, 2, 3 instead of calling the kids in the order of which they were born".........
I just love Joan Rivers, the modern day Mark Twain, eh? She peels away the onion and there you have it, you may not like it but it is the truth, Kate has been on the BBQ Pit too long!

fidosmommy said...

The kids are not using infant/toddler high chairs. They are sitting in elevated chairs without trays that are used in place of boosters so the kids are high enough to eat comfortably.

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I think they look awfully high in those seats. They are too big for those chairs. Do the little ones require those at school? Do they require them when they go to a restaurant? I remember them eating at a large booth at Austin's and not needing
boosters. They ate at a regular sized picnic table in 2009 while Jon grilled scallops, hamburgers and hot dogs and they did just fine.

Maybe that's why Kate never lets them go to friends' houses. They don't have elevated chairs for her kids.

Honesly, ironicly said...

Okay gals/guys, we gotta get over BM, she is a simpleton and that is the way it is. Beastie sends her a few crumbs via a 14 second phone call or a 2 sentence email?

No way does Katie trust BM or another living, breathing soul, not even her kids. Katie only trusts Steve.

BM probably swears she is receiving magnetic forces thru the sky from Wernersville.

What I want to know is who sleeps in the basement if you are hired to bodyguard the family? That is really a good place, as Kate tip toes down to get her wine boxes and guess what they end up talking and staying awake all night talking about Kate and drinking.

BM loves reading about herself on this site, know why? Cause we only talk about Kate and BM...........so that makes them closer in BM's mind.

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhh.

silimom said...

She filed for the rest of the child support, seems Jon has only paid her $80,000 for the entire year of 2010. She is suing for over at $140,000.

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We don't know what what was discussed at the hearing that supposedly occurred on the 30th of November. Jon was requesting that his support obligation be adjusted to more adequately reflect his current income.

I suspect that the court responded favorably and that the amount he has to pay has been reduced to reflect his current circumstances. It could be that Kate is now required to pay him.

Unfortunately, he is still on the hook for the $125,000 he still owes Kate prior to the support being changed, if I understand the law correctly. The state can withhold up to 65% of his paycheck to pay for support.

If the court adjusted his support and if he has to pay a reduced amount or if Kate now has to pay him, I could certainly see her being upset by that. It could account for the recent set of Jon bashing that she's been doling out.

Does anyone know if the court can choose to retroactively reduce his support obligation? Just curious.

Orange is the new selfish said...

Ohio Buckeye said...

Surprising if K8G has not purchased her own tanning bed for use inside the 'mine, all mine!' mansion.

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How would this let her get away from her children?

Not to mention that if she owned one, she'd have to run it herself instead of having a serf do it for her.

Jane in CA said...

As to retroactively reducing the amount a parent is ordered to pay for child support -- I don't think that is an option. The Court would merely say to a person who requested such a thing: "You should have filed your paperwork sooner, if you had good reason to request a reduction."

However, with Jon now having a job and presumably a reduced monthly income, it would be appropriate for him to file to have the child support re-adjusted accordingly. Since it's based on a computer program, the Court plugs in the new numbers and a new amount is determined.

As to what he would have owed from the prior order - he has to pay it, one way or another. Hopefully, he can get some set monthly amount that goes toward reducing that balance due.

He should also seek further time with the children - for their own good.

Jane in CA said...

I agree - while BM is easy to mock or disparage, I don't care to waste any of my time worrying about what she says on her site, etc. I think she feeds of the attention, positive or negative, and gets a glow of pleasure from being Kate Gosselin's "biggest fan!" I'm not going to add to that.

I don't hate Kate, but I despise the way she exploits her children, and has done from day 1. I have no respect for her. I think she is one of the worse examples not only of motherhood, but of personhood, I've seen in my life.

Whenever I find myself going overboard, name-calling, or getting all carried away -- I try to step back and remind myself of what I hope to accomplish by taking time from my life to comment on any board about her. And my goal is to a) raise awareness of the wrong that's being done to 8 children; b) point out that Kate is exploiting her children and making them work to support her lavish lifestyle; c) hopefully raise awareness that laws must be enacted to protect the well-being and financial rights of minors on reality television.

I think I have a better chance of being heard by the undecideds if I speak reasonably and stick to the facts.

readerlady said...

Okay, so Jon "only" paid $80,000 child support so far this year. That still averages out to be over $800 per child per month. If Khate can't feed, clothe, house and educate a child on $800 per month, then there is something radically wrong with her (okay, I KNOW there's something radically wrong with her, but still . . .). There are entire families who are living on $800 a month. Apparently Khate is expecting Jon to pay the entire cost of caring for the children, while she squanders her earnings (AKA the kids' earnings) on mani/pedis, tanning sessions and designer clothing and shoes. Ridiculously ridiculous!

Judy said...

When are we going to read an article or hear an interview with Kate's teachers, class mates, employers, the people who knew-her-when? I would love to see what some of them have to say about what she was like then.

Child Advocate by Trade said...

Requests were made in previous Custody Hearings for information re: custody.

Information has been requested by the Judge. Attys for the parents have asked for "seomthing" or "tryint to block a request"

A lot of reading for this Judge, not going to be the end of these hearings since we have on going problem as witnessed in news leaks this week. some of these leaks are true and released by parents of the school the children attend, etc., oh yes.

actually unless the children are in an unsafe situation, the children will remain with their mother.

There are a lot of questions we read about to be answered, perhaps some day we will have an answer.

I also read that Kate and children go to Alaska and spend time with Sarah Pahlin & family and leave.

That is sad because up in Alaska, a family like the Pahlins, children raised in the wilderness have a calmness about them and it certainly would have been a history lesson for those children. Yet, that is what Kate is about, herself.

So, let's see what is going to happen, after Christmas.

pinkdiamond611 said...

So it is official, all the leaks were true, and the Kart had a breakdown while being filmed. And better yet, TLC filmed it. Where was Purseboy when this was happening?

tigerfan said...

Well, guess what the bitch did? She filed for the rest of the child support, seems Jon has only paid her $80,000 for the entire year of 2010. She is suing for over at $140,000. This what some of what happened in custody hearing? Or is she doing this because of the babysitter?

I still fail to understand what income the PA family court used with respect to JON, when they were calculating the monthly child support figure? From what I understand, Jon was 'unemployed' at the time the original support figure was calculated, aside from any earnings per remaining under contract with TLC. So is TLC paying Jon a hefty amount of 'hush money' and that was the figure the court used in their calculation; or is TLC paying Jon a minimal amount and the court determined that the EARNING POTENTENTIAL exists for him to subsidize his TLC income , therefore there should be no problem with his paying the calculated figure? IMO, the child support payment that Jon was ordered to pay was extremely over calculated considering he was/is out of work and TLC is basically the determining factor as to the who, what, and where of Jon's ability to seek employment.

dustilies said...

The Daily Beast has a ranking of the top ten reality star earners in 2010--KG comes in an #5, with 3.5 million (and that doesn't include child support!) I'm not sure who well they did their homework--they include that 250,000 per K+8 episode, which I stubbornly refuse to believe, and also say that Love is in the Mix is coming out in Jan 2011, which is hogwash.

The main article is really interesting on the general subject of reality stars and endorsements. From there you can click on the "gallery" of top earners.

Here's the link:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2010-12-06/the-10-highest-earning-reality-television-stars/?cid=hp:mainpromo5

winsomeone said...

Was still picturing the reunion of Shoka and the kids in my mind. Something seemed off about it. For one thing, the dog pulled terribly at his leash then, and at the pet store..he does that after a year of intense training? Also, I don't think the dog had bonded with any of the family before, as he didn't seem to respond like any normal pet would after a long separation..like licking, kissing, etc. He seemed to just sort of be trying to get away is all. Maybe it was a different dog after all?

Hippie Chick said...

Honestly, ironicly said...
Wait a minute, Hollywood's Insiders have not encircled Kate, have they? No. Kate is not seen lunching with Jen Anniston and Camerion Diaz, is she? No.

I have thought this before. This must drive Kate mad! She is NOT part of Hollywood. At all. She doesn't even make US Weekly's Worst Dressed List (though she should half the time!). She is NOT Hollywood in the least. She is a reality TV famewhore, that is all. The Hollywood celebs worked hard, went to acting school, worked their way from the bottom to get to where they are today. They didn't grift, stick their hand out, & pop out 8 kids to become famous. It's BS how Kate became famous, & Hollywood knows it.

They also see right through her crap. The way she uses those kids to further her own career. That is why she doesn't hang around with A, B, C, D, or even Z listers. I didn't see one photo of her with her at the Emmy's with a star. No one wanted anything to do with her. She is a nobody. And soon, she'll STILL be PA, begging someone to take her picture, because Chris won't be taking her calls anymore. She keeps burying herself with her lies...& she will never be Hollywood.

STLmom said...

Kate is listed on E News as one of the top ten douchebags of 2010. Finally someone is seeing through her BS.

Vanessa said...

The confirmed "leaks" (real footage to be shown)about Khate's absolute disgusting behaviour with Sarah Palin just CONFIRM that the leak/rumour about her shaking Mady is true! WAAAYYY too many rumours being confirmed lately...

Geri said...

Dr. Lillian Glass has Kate's number on the Today Show interview.

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.wordpress.com/

WonderButton said...

Regarding a statement in Khate's latest Today interview - she "always reaches out to Jon first"....HAH! Do you know why? Likely because she FORBID him to contact her, exactly the same way she doesn't want to be bothered with the kids approaching her on THEIR terms and as THEIR needs arise.

NoUse4Kate said...

Lillian Glass did nail it and it is soooooooooo good to see k8 being exposed for the fraud that she is by someone other than GWOP and a few other places on the net. May the word keep spreading and may this wretches self-absorbed, all about me, world come crashing down.

At the same time, like others here, I do worry about the 8 when she does crash and burn. Perhaps that is when Jon will get custody or at least a lot more time in their lives.

Where do you guys see k8 going when this all does come to an end? I see her becoming an alcoholic, if she isn't one already, and if Intervention is still on the air 10 years from now, I can see her as being the "star" of one of those episodes.

Old Man Winter Cometh said...

I caught the short segment on the View today of K8 in AK complaining about how cold SHE WAS. What a crock!
No mention of how cold the kids were. No hats, no gloves, no scarves on any of the kids (the heck with her) so what was she expecting? There is something desperately wrong with her. It makes me wonder, were the kids outfitted properly to deal with the cold? She has shown in past winter seasons in PA that she paraded outdoors with her jacket opened and her tatas hanging out, that the cold weather didn't bother her. Ooohhh..those poor kids. I hope for their sake they grow up fast and distance themselves from her.

sili said...

Re: Jon & Child Support

1) The amount the court calculator uses is based on what Jon's earnings for that previous tax year were. At the time, Jon's previous income was very high because of the show and media interviews. That is why his support ran $22,000 a month.

2) In March or April, Jon filed to have his support re-evaluated as well as for the court to look at the custody situation, i.e. increasing his visitation. Allegedly, that hearing didn't happen until November 30.

According to someone I am close to who has an
understanding of child support, the court can go back and adjust the support obligation to when his job circumstances changed or to when he filed to have his support re-evaluated.

When did he settle with TLC? Was it February or April? I can't remember, but call it April. That means he would only be on the hook for 3 months of support at $22,000. He was paying $7,272 a month based on the $8,000 figure. That means he only owes Kate $44,000 not $125,000 by my figuring.

Living it up in Alaska said...

VERY VALID POINT...Old Man Winter. Kate does parade around with open toe shoes, no coat etc in Penn all the time. The week Kate was in Alaska was chilly but in the 50's. Based on her usual clothing preference, a fleece lined rain jacket would have been all that was required to keep her warm. It is not any colder in that part of Alaska than she would find in the winter in Penn so it is not like someone from the tropics all the sudden got planted in the Arctic. Whatever...so tired of her!

C said...

I did it! Ever since I started looking at the pro-Kate websites, the fans have reminded me of someone, but I couldn't figure out who.

They remind me of Jean Teasdale, fictional columnist on the Onion.com! The determination to ignore obvious problems...the rabid positivity...it's all Jean!

I almost wonder if Baby Mama is yanking fan's chains, and being ironic when she posts cheerful, glowing reports of Kate's awesomeness. Okay, frighteningly enough, she's probably being sincere, but wouldn't that be one heck of a joke?

Jane in California said...

He was paying $7,272 a month based on the $8,000 figure. That means he only owes Kate $44,000 not $125,000 by my figuring.
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Let me just sit here a minute and imagine what my life and that of my son would be like if my ex paid even 1/8th of that amount! Nearly an extra $1,000 every month for food, clothing, doctor visits. Heck, my son could even have the braces he needs (but isn't going to get for now). I could feed him salmon for dinner once a week, instead of once a month. I could buy him a new pair of shoes without having to examine the budget and squeeze it out of the groceries. It would make our simple life so much easier.

And to think, that was only part of the court-ordered child support!

Ladies - could you somehow manage to make do with over $7,000 per month in child support? Especially when you add in a DWTS appearance fee of at least half a million dollars?

I could easily support myself and 8 children on that amount quite comfortably. First thing I'd do is discontinue the private school and place them all in public school. I'd sell the McMansion for whatever the going price was, and invest in a modest yet very comfortable home in the suburbs. Lower property taxes, lower maintenance costs, lower monthly mortgage.

Next, can the bodyguard.

Third, the children would wear a blend of some new clothing items each season, supplemented with gently used clothing items.

I would not be tanning, getting my nails done weekly, or getting cosmetic procedures. I wouldn't have a gym in my basement, but I'd probably have some weights, a treadmill and some good walking/running shoes.

I don't want to ever hear Kate whining about being broke again. She has squandered money like a drunken sailor.

Captain of the Titanic and the Lusitania said...

Rehashing an old bit here, but you just knew it was going to end up badly for those little kids when you saw Kate lifting one up out of the crib by his/her arm. This was a baby and if I recall correctly, one so young that he/she could not yet support his/her head. When a mother, who was supposedly a nurse, doesn't know enough NOT to do something like that you can pretty much guess nurturing probably isn't going to follow. I wonder if TLC edited that bit out later on?

C said...

Interesting question: how far will Kate's rabid fans go to defend their idols?

In 10-20 years, I'm sure we'll hear multiple (ha) statements from the Gosselin 8 about their childhood. We can expect to read or see interviews, books, and even made-for-TV movies. While they might not reveal a childhood that's as bad as we fear, I'm sure it will be far worse than rabid fans like to believe.

So, what will the rabid fans do? I wonder how much of them will be horrified by how deceived they were in Kate, and how many of them will dismiss the Eight's stories?

fidosmommy said...

Winsome, you've made a great point.
Part of intense training of a particular dog for a particular family (or a particular job) is for the dog to work WITH the people they will be closest to. The trainer may be able to get the dog to do things for HIM, but how will this same dog do with the Gosselin children? You only know by putting them together for joint training and time to get to know each other. To simply open a garage door and announce the dog is back and trained is ludicrous.
Those kids could undo all the training in a week if they are allowed to frighten him, hit him,
and don't follow the training the dog has learned.

I think it's just a stupid trick and will come to no good end.

Exhausted said...

What annoys me to no end is that if Jon were a woman and her ex-husband were making as much as Kate, no judge in the world would be ordering Jon to pay anything. He would be the victim.

However, I guess Jon really has himself to blame for acting like an idiot and moving three hours away from the kids for that period of time. If he had been smart, he would have latched on to the kids (as a good parent should) and been with them every moment while she was away. He would have had an airtight case, and perhaps Kate would be the one who would have had to leave the egregious house. But again, I think Jon often gets a raw deal because he continually listens to bad advice and makes silly choices. Let's hope he's on the straight and narrow now. The kids need him.

Judy said...

Aside from the BIG mistake of marrying Kate in the first place, Jon's biggest mistake when they split up was acting like a high school boy suddenly with no restrictions and plenty of money. He partied, he chased girls, he bought fast cars. It seems he has gotten past that phase. I hope the court dismisses the child-support altogether, and lets Jon have them much more often.

Teryn said...

Captain of the Titanic and the Lusitania said...
Rehashing an old bit here, but you just knew it was going to end up badly for those little kids when you saw Kate lifting one up out of the crib by his/her arm. This was a baby and if I recall correctly, one so young that he/she could not yet support his/her head. When a mother, who was supposedly a nurse, doesn't know enough NOT to do something like that you can pretty much guess nurturing probably isn't going to follow. I wonder if TLC edited that bit out later on?

12/06/2010 2:18 PM



They showed that in that Home Delivery house make-over show they did. I was STUNNED that they showed Kate lifting a little baby out of the crib by one arm. her excuse was she had to carry more than one baby and didn't have enough arms, but for gawd sake, she could very easily have dislocated an elbow or shoulder on those poor kids. But again, she HAD to do it that way for HER convenience.

That video really made me cringe for those kids and having her for a mother.

No Worry, Beef Curry said...

Either Kate has completely lost her mind again, or INF Daily has a VERY lousy journalist. Judging by past experience, I will go with the latter... (Although Kate Gosselin IS bat-crap crazy). The article claims Kate is suing Jon for $125 MILLION DOLLARS for unpaid child support.

Note: Don't ever use INF as your 'gossip bible'. If in fact true, $125M would be the largest sum awarded to any "celebrity" that I can recall, since the beginning of time!

http://www.infdaily.com/2010/12/kate-gosselin-is-sueing-ex-hubby-jon-gosselin-for-125-million.html

Ohio Buckeye said...

Re: the B.S. cover that the dogs were sent away for a YEAR of training:

I'd like to suggest that TLC send K8G away for AT LEAST a year of whatever kind of training Shoka and Nala received.

I know of no one whose need is greater for further 'training' than K8G.


I think most viewers would enjoy watching "Shoka + 8" program more than the limping-its-way-towards-death "K+8" show.

Sobby McFibberpants said...

Ohio Buckeye said...
Surprising if K8G has not purchased her own tanning bed for use inside the 'mine, all mine!' mansion.

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Oh silly Buckeye, LOL! Kate PURCHASE something? Big stars don't purchase, items are 'gifted' to them as thanks for their product placement. If she is in fact trying to appeal to the tanning industry with her new wrinkled orange hide, good luck with that Kate. Over tanning has aged her 10 years!

so sick of her said...

Jane in California, I agree with you on almost everything. Kate already has a tread mill, punching bag and some other exercise equiptment. If you watch the Halloween show, when they go into the basement, for the spook house(cheap woman)they pan the basement and there is the equiptment.

K8STFU said...

Teryn and Titanic -

Not much has changed in 6 years - I always wondered why the heck she bent her arms forcing her kids to have their arms high above their heads all the time. When I walk with my 5 yo, my hand is down at my side, his elbow bent upward just a wee bit.

too bad, so sad said...

C asked: How far will her rabid fans go to defend their idol? (after the kids tell all that went on in their younger years)

I looked in my crystal ball and saw them saying...

Jon brainwashed the kids to believe she was bad and alienated them from her loving parenting by lying to them

The school and teachers didn't meet their emotional needs and scarred them for life.

All the kids adored her, but the editors and publishers changed it to say the opposite.

The media and p people ruined the kids and Kate is blamed instead.

A few of the kids were mean from the start, not Kate's fault and they are the ones saying bad things about Kate. Yeah, come on, if you have 8 kids some of them are going to go bad, it's to be expected, it's normal.

The kids are just making up stories to get money.

Jon put the kids up to saying mean things. Threatened them or something.

The kids loved filming and have issues now because Jon made them stop the filming that they loved.

The kids found GWoP and read some of our posts and they were bamboozled into thinking their perfect mom was bad. It's our fault.

Yep-I'm psychic! I think I'll start an 800 number. LOL!

Okay, now I frightened myself! I realize I can think just like a Sheeple. Hold me I'm scared!

dustilies said...

C--brilliant! Jean Teasdale of the Onion is hilarious. But what she parodies is pretty scary to contemplate.

Still, this connection has had me chuckling as I do the dishes.

Yes, actual ceramic, glass, and various kinds of metal were part of the preparation and consumption of dinner tonight. I know I need to break these terrible habits of mine. But it is so hard, because I *blush* love my kids. Thanks for letting me share my shameful secrets, y'all

Captain of the Titanic and the Lusitania said...

Teryn wrote:

They showed that in that Home Delivery house make-over show they did. I was STUNNED that they showed Kate lifting a little baby out of the crib by one arm. her excuse was she had to carry more than one baby and didn't have enough arms, but for gawd sake, she could very easily have dislocated an elbow or shoulder on those poor kids. But again, she HAD to do it that way for HER convenience.

That video really made me cringe for those kids and having her for a mother.


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Maybe someone should clip a scene from that episode and prominently display it for everyone to see. Anyone with a bit of common sense would be appalled by it. Perhaps the ladies of The View, or Meredith Viera, or the woman from ET should see it so they'd know for sure what they are dealing with?

Miranda said...

Too bad the breeder didn't (secretly) train the dog to protect the kids from Kate.

Also, did anyone else notice one of the little girls asking Kate what the dog's name was? Apparently she didn't recognize him.

Shoka's Understudy said... said...

remember the Alaskan picture by the creek and Mady was crying and upset? I wonder if that was the time that kate snapped and got angry at Mady and shook her. She probably was refusing to be in the photograph and kate forced her to.
Then you see kate smiling like nothing was going, on. If I would of been there and saw it, I would call the police.

I believe the dog that came back is not Shoka. But I hope and pray that nothing happens, because if the dog bites or hurts one of the kids or even kate, she will make sure that poor dog will be put down.

I hope she enjoys her Mother of the World Year whatever Award.


lukebandit

Tami said...

I don't know why the View employs Sherri. What could they possibly have seen in her or thought she could offer? She could never contribute in any meaningful way to a discussion because she is just so stupid and clueless. I could not believe it today when she defended Kate YET AGAIN. I swear she would defend Kate if she murdered one of her kids and not only admitted to it but bragged about it. Gawd..At least Whoopi ended it all by saying something like 'I'm not saying a word. We'll just leave it at that'. Some of them were saying Kate should be able to handle camping if she can take care of 8 kids (so I guess NONE of them have ever seen the show), and Sherri responds that of course Kate could not handle anything like Alaska. After all, the only thing she ever does is take all her kids to the supermarket and then come home. Of COURSE Kate spends all her time on her kids and never herself. Duh. She never takes time to indulge herself at all. She never gets the opportunity to do anything other than what your average housewife does.The day she takes all her kids grocery shopping while nannies are still available to her (before her show is finally yanked and she has to pay her own way and if it is not a plot for the show), I will grovel at Baby Mama's feet and go with her to the Kate shrine to worship.

last2cu said...

When my daughter was about a year old her grandfather was playing with her and dislocated her elbow..I took her to the ER and they diagnosed her with "nurse maids elbow" and reset it.. Her little arn just hung at her side..they said that it would probably not happen again..then when she was a little older she was playing on the bed and i took her hand and let her "jump " off of the bed like most people do..her nurse maids elbow happened again..I was horrified and so guilty.. After that i never let anyone do that to their kids.. Kate is a nurse and should have known about that..Katecould have cared less if that had happened to any of her kids..they would have caught that on tape and if not they would have reacted it..

Earth To Sherri said...

Tami said...

I don't know why the View employs Sherri. What could they possibly have seen in her or thought she could offer? She could never contribute in any meaningful way to a discussion because she is just so stupid and clueless. I could not believe it today when she defended Kate YET

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Sherri is the reason that I cannot watch the view. The stuff that comes out of her mouth just makes you wonder not only if she's on this planet, but if she's in the same solar system.

Mom In Lancaster County said...

First thing I'd do is discontinue the private school and place them all in public school. I'd sell the McMansion for whatever the going price was, and invest in a modest yet very comfortable home in the suburbs. Lower property taxes, lower maintenance costs, lower monthly mortgage.

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According to the fund ordered by DOL, Kate may withdraw the kids' money to pay for their education. She doesn't have to pay for it. They are paying for their own tuition. Ditto for the mortgage. She may, in fact, use the kids' 15 percent that is put away for their health, education, well-being and living expenses. This would also include nannies' fees, the house security system, etc. The kids are paying for those things. Any wonder that Kate wants to keep filming?

faline said...

I think one of the best ways to save money for the Gosselins was to have never moved from the Elizabeth town house to begin with. They could have
paid off the mortgage on that house and lived mortgage free. If they had the money to plunk down for a million plus house, I would have put that in the bank for the kids. Or they could have used a little money and put a pool in. The kids seem to enjoy that in the new house. But there was no need to buy that huge house when there was plenty of room in the old one.(maybe not plenty, but they fit)
Don't you think the kids would be happier with Jon in their old house
than crammed into a 1 bedroom now?

BTW said...

There was also footage in a long ago show of the tups first birthday where Kate was picking babies up inappropriately and dangerously. I do not think this was TLC footage. To be fair though there is a clip of Jon in a later show picking up a tup by the arm and putting her in the old van. I never felt that either of them knew what they were doing although Jon obviously took better care of the children.

so sickof her said...

Well, here one thing that makes me laugh at Kate the fool. She would not finish camping with Palin, complained it was too cold, etc. But just 2 days ago was out jogging in the cold. She really is a goofy.

K8andSHERRISTFU said...

I totally agree with some of you about Sherri.

Yesterday the ladies of The View were discussing Lebron James and other athletes about loyalty. All Sherri could say FOR EVERY ATHLETE was that they were making the move (to other teams) to provide for their families, in other words, they should go because they were getting more $$$$. She's just like K8, no wonder Sherri defends her.


On a side note, on my local radio show this morning, K8 was #4 of this year's D*bags, in front of Mel Gibson. It was also reported that she made around $3 million this year.

Ohio Buckeye said...

Sherry Shepherd was very funny in her role in "Everybody Loves Raymond".

Her humor on "Raymond" made me think she was brighter than what her superficial and simplistic views have shown on "The View".

Like K8G, Sherry should've quit while she was ahead. She has Peter Principled out by attempting to be a talk show panelist - she's been promoted to a role that exceeds her abilities.

She and K8G are birds of a feather in more ways than one.

Anne said...

faline said... But there was no need to buy that huge house when there was plenty of room in the old one.
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ITA! And imagine how much bigger it would have felt without studio lights mounted to the ceilings and cameramen, boom mike operators, producers and production assistants all crammed in there filming.

Also, ITA about Sherri Shepherd. What she adds to The View is a mystery to me. I still remember her saying that she didn't know for a fact that the world was round. No wonder she relates to Kate. Talk about a pair of simple minds.

readerlady said...

US Magazine has an article about a report (from, I think, The Daily Beast) on the highest earning reality "stars" for the year. Khate is ranked #5 with an estimated $3.5 mil. from the show, DWTS, book earnings, etc. Kim Kardashian is #1 at $6 mil. It must frost Khate's behind that she's "only" number 5. It also goes to prove that her suit against Jon is pure vindictiveness and not actual need. She won't be happy until the only thing Jon has is a 6' plot at a local cemetary.

teddy bear said...

Kate says Collin has anger issues from the divorce. How clearly I remember the episode Maddy's day where Kate repeatedly telling Collin she was going to throw his comfort bear into the trash.


I want to cry thinking of what went through young Collin's head. He must have felt so powerless. His beloved bear was going to be placed in the scary, dark trash can, taken away by the big garbage truck. Because of Collin's behaviour (allowing a trusted grown up to put a gumball in his mouth) his bear would have to go through that horrible experience. He can't help the bear its in the sink, and the trash can is taller than he is. Mommy is bigger and stronger and angry. Daddy does not intervene and the camera friends are too busy filming.

Shoka's Understudy... said...

ITA about Sherri. I wanted to scream when she took up for kate AGAIN! I would love to run into her one day and ask her if she would allow her beloved Jeffery to be filmed outside on the driveway being filmed potty training. Filmed in the bathroom, and actually showing the results of using the potty and being de-impacted out in the parking lot in the back of the van all for the world and internet world to see.

I could then see her anger rising and her eyes wide open, gritting her teeth and moving toward me screaming what are you some kind of you know.

I could then say, well kate gosselin has done it and it is captured on film. And you take up for her, so you must of seen it so you condone it.

I must do a correction on my post about kate's Mother of the World or Year or whatever. I want you to know I was snarking! That award is in her delusional mind. Sorry, I didn't make myself clearer. Amazing posts about Jon's child support. Someone has it down to him owing about 40K, anyway a tabloid is saying that kate is suing Jon for 125 million! funny.

No Worry, Beef Curry said...

I was right... INF Daily has now corrected their article entirely, and it now reads Kate is suing Jon for $125K.

Although the link still says $125 Million, and they spelled suing wrong. WAY TO GO- REAL JOURNALISM! (Just hurry up and post the Gosselin falsehoods online, then go back and do your fact checking and make corrections later. Barf.)

K8 Fan said...

Why does she refuse to meet Ellen?!?! If I was divorced and some chic was gonna be around my kids regularly, I would INSIST on knowing her.
Kate downright baffles me as of late. She SAYS it's all for the kids, the kids are #1, she wants healthy happy kids, it's all talk. Where's the follow through?!?! It would be great for the GKids to see their mom meet Ellen with a smile and a hand shake. Would it kill her ?!?!?!?! When I was little, my mom and my dads ex-wife were very friendly. When she (ex) would bring my older brother to drop him off for weekend visits her and my mom would sit at the table and have coffee and chat. It was great. It was like having an Aunt. I am still close to her to this day. I love her dearly. That's what you're supposed to teach kids. To celebrate life, be grateful, and love others. (Christian or not I thunk most of us feel this way!!!!). Lifes not about clawing your way to the top and raking your husband over the coals and bleeding him dry.
SOOOOO FRUSTRATING!!!!!!!!!! Those poor babies. They're gonna be such bitter selfish adults and it's all kates fault!!!!

K8 Fan said...

Also, I think another person said this already, but if the shoe was in the other foot, and Jon had all the money and the kids and was still filming, I bet he'd be forced to pay Kate alimony. Why is he paying her child support. With his new job I bet he's at about 60K per year. And Kate is at 3.5 mil. So where is the calculation that he should even be paying that much child support it isnt his fault she insisted on keeping a $1mil+ home... Also, one of the books he co-authored so he should get half of that revenue.
Bottom line, he got s*%#ed. Either that or he just let her have it all because he though it was what was best for the kids, not knowing that she would squander it all.

CAStudioGirl said...

Mom in Lancaster mentioned: According to the fund ordered by DOL, Kate may withdraw the kids' money to pay for their education. She doesn't have to pay for it. They are paying for their own tuition. Ditto for the mortgage. She may, in fact, use the kids' 15 percent that is put away for their health, education, well-being and living expenses. This would also include nannies' fees, the house security system, etc.


I don't know how things work in PA because if I understand the facts, they have not passed Minor Trust Legislation, and merely told the Gosselins to protect 15 percent of earnings for the kids (15 being the percentage stated in all states which have some form of Entertainment Minor Trust (aka "Coogan Laws" on the books). However, in *real* minor trust situations, parents CANNOT touch any of that 15 percent for any reason. They can take their childs "expenses" out of the other 85 percent (in total) or they can use only what they feel is reasonable and but the rest in the Coogan account, but once they deposit the money in the minor's trust account, they cannot touch it. No exceptions. The law was drafted with the understanding that merely mortal parents could not behave with proper fiduciary responsibility when confronted with the enormous cash flow that the entertainment industry sometimes provides. If PA passes a "Coogan" type law now, it will be too late for the G8. One more way that the grown-up world disappoints the kids.

Vanessa said...

Can someone clarify for me, HOW can it be that 15% of the gross (net?) earnings is to be put away for ALL EIGHT? Are they NOT 8individual, real live kids? Not ONE entity, but EIGHT. How can this even be possible, it's not even logical. Whether or not they sue her/tlc when they come of age, (there won't be any moola then), it SHOULD not be legal RIGHT NOW.

SuzyQ said...

Just my 2 cents but if I were Kate - I sure as heck wouldn't want Sherri Shephard sticking up for me! This is the same woman that claimed she didn't know if the earth was flat or not, claims she doesn't vote because she doesn't know dates and makes awful violent statements regarding her ex-husband on national TV - the father of her child!
Oh wait - nevermind ... Kate must have learned a thing or two about bashing ex-husbands directly from Sherri!

Also, I'm continually appalled that the Today Show keeps having Kate on to defend herself. She doesn't have anything newsworthy to talk about & nothing to promote. It's all defend, defend, defend. It's also very telling that Meredith is always the interviewer, because you know Matt would rip her a new one!

Now with the camping debacle coming up - Is she going to go on a new round of talk shows and do more spreads on magazine covers to defend her immature behavior?

silimom said...

Apparently Khate is expecting Jon to pay the entire cost of caring for the children, while she squanders her earnings (AKA the kids' earnings) on mani/pedis, tanning sessions and designer clothing and shoes. Ridiculously ridiculous!
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Here's a plus in Jon's favor - as the parent who pays support he can ask Kate to provide an accounting (including receipts) for any child support he has paid at any time and in fact he can trigger such an action any time he asks the court to re-evaluate his support amount.

Not that she won't be able to account for it - after all, there are 8 kidsgoing to private school or being home tutored, and they do require food etc. And she probably dumps it all into one account. But it is a headche to come up with receipts etc.

I'm Ready, Mr.DeMille said...

CAStudioGirl,
PA did not have any type of laws protecting "child actors", so it's highly doubtful that they had any type of "Coogan's Law" in place to protect the rights of said children. I am not sure if State Rep. Murt fully succeeded in his efforts to protect child actors.

Monster Mommy said...

The truth has been spoken. Unfortunately for Kate, she will never be Hollywood material, and will never be welcome here in California.

- Hollywood's BFF is not Jamie the paid sitter, or another paid Purse Boy...
(Unless you are Britney Spears, and your Bodyguard WAS your best friend at one point!)

- Hollywood doesn't grift freebies or cash. They actually have a talent, and work for it.

- Hollywood doesn't take too kindly to blatant child exploitation.

- Hollywood doesn't go on morning talk shows in order to dispel each and every "rumor" out there about itself.

- Hollywood typically does not perpetually LIE to the public about every detail in their life; including their kids' personal problems and their twisted divorce.

And finally...

- Real Hollywood was not ranked E Online's #4 Douche Bag of the Year (I hate that term, but Kate Gosselin has certainly earned it).

give thanks said...

readerlady said...
US Magazine has an article about a report (from, I think, The Daily Beast) on the highest earning reality "stars" for the year. Khate is ranked #5 with an estimated $3.5 mil. It also goes to prove that her suit against Jon is pure vindictiveness and not actual need.

Readerlady, When Kate was on the Oprah W Show, via satelite, her advice to a couple who were expecting multiples was "there will never be enough money".
The look on Jon's face was priceless. I could be wrong but the same couple was on tlc and one of the 4 babies died just before delivery.

jen23 said...

K8 Fan said...
"Also, I think another person said this already, but if the shoe was in the other foot, and Jon had all the money and the kids and was still filming, I bet he'd be forced to pay Kate alimony. Why is he paying her child support."

888888888888888888888888888
Very good point. But go back further.
What if Jon was wapping Kate's face with the back of his hand

What if Kate quit her job to stay home while Jon flew around the country for weeks at a time with a professional personal assistant who happened to be attractive and had a foreign accent.

Coupon gate, toysrus gate in reverse

What if Kate was not allowed to step foot into the home her children live in

If the stories are true, what if assistant was living in the basement

She Did It said...

We are on a roll here (pun intended). As they say.... This Blog has legs!

Re: Role Reversal

.... And what if Jon spent his days trolling the Target parking lots, spending all the childrens' money on lavish gifts for himself and went for mani/pedi's and near daily tanning sessions? Worse yet, what if Jon went on The View, Entertainment Tonight and The Today Show telling lie after lie about his kids and ex-wife? What if Jon were suing Kate for $125 thousand dollars, after being paid a reported $3.5 million? What then?

Believe me, if Jon said he should just shoot Kate (like she did in their kitchen during Coupon-Gate), we would never hear the end of it.

strawberry said...

I read an article about another family with multiples. They do the occassional interview. They were offered a tv show but one parent explained that having money costs money. I understand what they mean, Kate now has the added expense of body guards, staff, upkeep of a very large home, upkeep of herself so she's always tv ready. I'll take the simple life ....

CAStudioGirl said...

I'm Ready, Mr. DeMille said:PA did not have any type of laws protecting "child actors", so it's highly doubtful that they had any type of "Coogan's Law" in place to protect the rights of said children. I am not sure if State Rep. Murt fully succeeded in his efforts to protect child actors.

The laws go beyond stipulating what percentage must be held in trust for the minor, it takes the parent/guardian out of the picture entirely ... It puts the responsibility on producers. You cannot hire/pay a child actor unless they provide you the minor trust account information, then all money (pay and residuals), are split at the time of payment, 15 percent going to the trust, the balance where ever they want it (typically the childs agent, because they get their percentage off the "top", they in turn pay the child, if the child is "represented" by the parents, they would get the check less the minor trust amount). There are many working conditions etc laws that sprung up in the wake of the "money scandal", but there is now lots of state legislation around child actors in the Entertainment Industry.

KatesDirtyFlintstoneFeet said...

so sickof her said...
She would not finish camping with Palin, complained it was too cold, etc. But just 2 days ago was out jogging in the cold. She really is a goofy.
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I live approx 4 hours from Kate & the weather was FRIGID that day.

Kit said...

"...as the parent who pays support he can ask Kate to provide an accounting (including receipts) for any child support he has paid at any time and in fact he can trigger such an action any time he asks the court to re-evaluate his support amount."

Wow, don't know PA law, but NO state I ever lived in required this kind of "accounting" by the custodial parent. Believe me, if they did, parents paying child support would be lining up at the courthouse door to demand it. One of the biggest frustrations on the part of the paying parent is watching how child support funds are wasted, and having no power to do anything about it. Can you cite the PA law that provides this requirement? I'd love to look it up.

michelle said...

so I would imagine legions of single moms will jump Khate's ship now given that SHE earns 3.5 million. After all she is just another single mom raising kids. so many will relate.....

barf!

jackiepaper said...

CNN reported today that Ms Kate Gosselin was fifth of the top five reality star money makers. The piece said that "she" earned 3.5 million dollars this last year. The commentator said this included her dancing show income. Makes it sound like she on her own, not with the kids made this money.

NoUse4Kate said...

Lots of interesting pieces here regarding the ice princess:

http://www.metrowny.com/blogs/archives/871-Kate_Gosselin_spends_her_childrens_money_on_tanning_and_manicure.html

In the legal world said...

Unless our Dear Kate is found walking around with her head up her ass, I mean her skirt up around her ass, those Work Permits will not be pulled until the Judge says so or until they expire. I do not know how long they are good for this time.

Jon's attorney did request a complete accounting of every penny of his child support paid to date. That is why Dear Kate was stuck making copies for 2 hours one Sunday. The Judge complied and ordered that the entire accounting be presented at the Custody Hearing.

Please don't go looking for one sentence or two sentences pertaining to these type of laws in Family Law, you will interpret incorrectly.

The law interpreted means that yes, you can request an accounting in PA, but then the petition for this is presented to the Judge. Then the Judge gets around to reading it, and he rules on whether or not he agrees. Can you imagine how many people would be requesting this accounting on a monthly basis? Lots. Not a normal request but once a year unless the custodial parent's stability is at issue. I know, I know, we all think there is.

Honestly,hmm ironicly, said...

What a failure our skank Kate is.

She only made 3.5 mill this year.

Psst Kate? Got a minute? Just wanted you to know Jessica Simpson made 750 Million Dollars on "her Brand" this year and the year isn't over yet.

So Kate? How does that make you feel? Like maybe next year you will be lucky to make 1 million plus custody money?

PS. Federal and State Taxes are a bitch. Then again, doesn't your county also have a Personal Tax?
Wow, can't a girl "steal a living"?

Need a Law Passed said...

Calif Studio Girl said PA doesn't have a law protecting child actors. The Jackie Coogan Law protects child actors throughout the United States. The Gosselin children are Not classified as Actors. They are reality television show participants and there is no protection/laws protecting this classification.

What we are trying to do in PA is have a Bill presented by Committee, headed by several Congressmen from PA, to the PA Senate for voting. Passing this Bill to Protect Children Who Appear in Reality Shows: television/radio/movies/documentaries, etc., as "themselves" which is what the JK+8 was and is as the K+8.

Under the possible new bill, these children would not have to work 24/7, etc., have a teacher on set and all the benefits afforded a child or an animal that performs.

This Bill, if it were to become Law, would definitely benefit the Gosselin children if retroactivity is based on when the Committee started working on the Bill.

As Kate said, "my children are not performers" no, and neither are you Lady.

Worst of the Worst said...

The commentator said this included her dancing show income.

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She's also listed on Time.com's list as #1 worst dancers on the history of the show. Must be nice to be paid for doing such a bad "job!"

Mom In Lancaster County said...

"Under the possible new bill, these children would not have to work 24/7, etc...."

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There are two bills on the table right now. This site explains the difference between the two:

http://www.montgomerynews.com/articles/2010/09/24/public_spirit_willow_grove_guide/news/doc4c9d5829a0ae1057112646.txt

Understanding Kate said...

Sometimes when Kate's name is mentioned I think to myself, is she really that bad? Then I see something stupid the bitch does and I slap myself in the head)( like she does to the kids, especially collin..who really had taken a few slaps and hits to the head) and is wonder if Kate is this way because she really is afraid of losing everything, like tomorrow it could all go away, ya know what I mean?

Actors are always saying how they worry about their next show after the one they are performing in. The insecurity of the business...show business. The world of show business and fickle Hollywood. So maybe the pressure of Kate being a star in Hollywood is too much for her alone, after all Jon left after she bitch slapped him until he developed a concussion, was dizzy, lost his way and wandering down the driveway and onto the road and kept going, in his sports car.

Amy B said...

Does anyone know how old a child can be in the State of Pa to apply to live with their father?

Is that why Kate keeps them all away from family so they can't get away?

hannah said...

Can Jon order the court to look into the kids saving to see if Kate is taking money for herself like all the mags claim she is?

How Does Kate Keep Her Nose from Growing said...

K8 Fan said...
"Why does she refuse to meet Ellen?!?! If I was divorced and some chic was gonna be around my kids regularly, I would INSIST on knowing her."

IIRC, wasn't part of Kate's defense of the incident at the house, in which the police were called, her claim that she was upset because she didn't know the person watching her children? Didn't she blather on to the ladies on the View that her reactions that day were all because she hadn't met the babysitter Jon hired, and her "gut" told her something was amiss? So, one time she is irate at Jon for not allowing her to meet the babysitter, but now she has no desire to meet the woman with whom her children spend weekends and holidays. Again, Ms. Kreider has lost track of her lies and hypocricies.

Berks Has Shoes! said...

"The law interpreted means that yes, you can request an accounting in PA, but then the petition for this is presented to the Judge."

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When did PA become a child support accountability state? I do know that at the beginning of 2010, it was not among the states with such a law. I think there are only dozen or so in which an accounting may be requested. Even if it were possible to request accounting, a judge doesn't just decide to agree or disagree with it. Expenditures are extremely difficult to prove. Money from support can be manipulated by the recipient in a number of ways. Please provide the PA code that states that this law applies to PA.

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"Does anyone know how old a child can be in the State of Pa to apply to live with their father?"

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There is no law regarding this. Kids may be 11 or 12 or younger. What is done is that the judge sits down with the child in a private setting and hears his/her reason for wanting to make a change in living arrangements. These must be VERY GOOD reasons (such as abuse, a pending divorce if the custodial parent has remarried, instability -- child and parent do not get along and child suffers emotional trauma because of it). A reason not to grant a change in living arrangements is if the child were to say, "Daddy buys me nice toys and he has a swimming pool." That's why the judge carefully listens to the child in private, without the influence of either parent or family members.

downsizeme said...

3.5 million would have sounded great when they lived in the old house. That could have paid off the house, provided for school and allowed the parents to work part time only.

But 3.5 million today will not go a long way. School fees,home schooling fees, the large house, lawyers fees, bodyguard and staff fees, taxes will eat it all away quickly. If the show ends, no matter how much she has saved, it can't last forever.

I would be worried.

Also the 6 million Kim Kadashain made may not includes profits from the clothing stores. The Duggars have their rental properties and
businesses. The Roloffs have a thriving farm and entertainment business, Matt's business, Amy teaches.

What was Jon and Kates back up plan?

JP said...

The reason Jon's request is granted is quite simple. Your county courthouse has a law library which I'm almost sure you can obtain that type of information from on statutes, codes, domestic law, etc.

Child support will fluctuate between parents until the child reaches 18.

Kate did not make 3.5 million last year. She had assets and mortgages and expenses. Therefore, Jon had cash and his child support was high. Or high as far as we are concerned, since none of us really know how much cash he had but we do know he relinquished ownership to all property, etc.

According to the media, Kate has made close to 3 million so far? Jon's attorney has requested an accounting of child support and it was granted. This was done before the media accounts just this week of Kate's high salary.

Jon did not make 3 million this year, so far.

Inequity of income between parents.

John will still have to pay but not the amount he was making based on the income of the mother and her expenses and her detailed expenses and receipts/cancelled checks, etc.

Laws protect the child.
The Law states that a parent is to provide for the health, welfare and necessities of the child.

This does not include a Bentley mega van replace the current mega van when it has to be replaced, understand? A Bentley is not a necessitie. Nor may a Toyota mega van, if Kate can buy a General Motors mega van for less money with
the same Consumer Reports evaluation.

Just what is the child support spent on: health, welfare and necessities of the child, not on Kate and mani pedi, or any funds going into her seeking a bigger career. So Kate has big expenses. 3 million may not be much after taxes and expenses.

We will probably hear if Jon's child support is reduced. From whom? From Kate, of course on The Today Show.

Amy B said...

Worst of the Worst said...
She's also listed on Time.com's list as #1 worst dancers on the history of the show. Must be nice to be paid for doing such a bad "job!"


I think, more than anything else, that it shows you to what lengths Kate will go to in order to make money and stay in the media. She does not care what is said about her, how any of us feel about her as long as she is making money. She will lie and refuse to east moose burgers, but she will make money.

And she better do that or find a rich husband real fast cause next years she might night make 3.5 million unless she does a nude video and then opens a clothing store like Kim K did.

thunderbird said...

I can't make sense of this, Kate makes 3 million a year yet Jon is forced to pay outrageously high child support? While I believe the non-custodial parent needs to contribute to the welfare of their kids the amount Jon has been ordered to pay is excessive in light of the fact he's been blocked by TLC from any opportunity to earn enough to pay it. Plus we're talking about CHILD support, not Kate support...how many thousands per month could one realistically spend on the needs of young children?

I must be missing something here...I hope that Jon can at least get the amount he has to pay monthly scaled back to a figure that's more in line with his income from his new job. What I really wish is that some judge with a brain would say to Kate, "you earn 3 mil a year, you're not going to be allowed to bleed your ex dry any longer" but I doubt that will happen.

Berks Has Shoes! said...

The reason Jon's request is granted is quite simple. Your county courthouse has a law library which I'm almost sure you can obtain that type of information from on statutes, codes, domestic law, etc.

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My question was quite simple and doesn't require a trip to the law library. Someone claimed that Jon put in a request for child support accountability. Is PA a state that grants accounting requests? There are only a dozen states that do. It's a simple yes or no answer that doesn't require an extensive law review. If not, then why has someone stated that his attorney requested it when the attorney would know for certain that PA is not one of the states in which this is applicable?


"Bentley mega van replace the current mega van when it has to be replaced, understand? Nor may a Toyota mega van..."

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Bentley makes a mega van? Kate didn't buy a Toyota mega van, she bought an LC, which is an SUV. I didn't realize the judge would sit in his/her chambers with Consumer Reports and chastizes Kate for not buying an American-made SUV!

ChurchMouse said...

"downsizeme said...

What was Jon and Kates back up plan?"

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Probably to get pregnant again.

Work in Domestic Relations said...

Best of Berks I understand that you want to have someone in the legal field give you a code?

If you are in the State of PA, you know about the many courts in a county. One of them is Domestic Court, which handles divorces, child support. It is one of the busiest areas of law.

I really believe our carpeting is paved with blood. To see a woman's face when she realizes she will have to sell her home and split the profits (if any) with her husband or to see a young girl in court fighting for child support form someone she slept with but he denies he is the father. The young girl either files for dna test thru her lawyer or if she does not have the money, just lets it go. She wasn't married to him and she has to prove credibility and the only way to do that is dna. Nothing, she gets nothing.

Saw a sad case the other day, father had custody, mother was detoxing, now in a half way house, getting out soon, has a job promised to her, will live with her mother and may never get her kids back from her former husband.

Yes, Domestic Relations is no barge ride on the Delaware River. It is tough stuff.

John needs to see those kids. Those kids need to see him like they need water to drink and food for nutrition; that is the love between them. Unfortunately, he can't have them over longer than a night, she won't let them, he has no room, he also has no money to even take them out to dinner or buy enough groceries. He needs his support decreased.

Let's see what happens as a result of this last Hearing, Ruling by the Judge? 30 to 60 days.

Earned Income Is Earned Income! said...

Kate did not make 3.5 million last year. She had assets and mortgages and expenses.

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So you are saying that CNN's report was erroneous and that they didn't check their facts before they reported the amount she earned? How do you know that this amount is incorrect? She had assets and mortgages and expenses? Assets aren't figured into earned income. Of course she has a mortgage (I'm assuming just ONE mortgage, since the other house has been sold), but just because she has a mortgage and expenses doesn't mean that she didn't EARN 3.5 million. It means that she could have made that amount, and after the bills were paid, she didn't have that much left in the bank, but it has absolutely nothing to do with the amount that she grossed this year.

The 15 Percent Rule said...

"But 3.5 million today will not go a long way. School fees,home schooling fees, the large house, lawyers fees, bodyguard and staff fees, taxes will eat it all away quickly. If the show ends, no matter how much she has saved, it can't last forever."

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Don't forget that she can dip into the kids' 15 percent fund to pay for these expenses, especially the education fees, mortgage, attorneys (if their fees involve the kids), bodyguard and staff (nannies).

Leigh Ann said...

What was Jon and Kates back up plan?
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That's just it. Jon and Kate were the only ones stupid enough to put all their eggs in one basket and have the show be their only source of income. Did they really think it would never end?

CAStudioGirl said...

Need a Law passed said:Calif Studio Girl said PA doesn't have a law protecting child actors. The Jackie Coogan Law protects child actors throughout the United States.

Hi Need,
I didn't say PA doesn't have a law - I said, I didn't know what the laws in PA were (if any). However, the Coogan law, is not Federal Law (hence the reason that other states have similar statutes. Some only cover Entertainment Minor Trusts addressing fiduciary responsibility, other states have laws similar to CA which also detail the ways in which child actors working conditions vary from their adult counterparts. We call it the Coogan Law, but the actual name of the legislation is "The California Child Actors Bill" originally passed in 1939 and updated over the years - recently in 2004. For what it may be worth, I would never make statements regarding laws in other states, unless I was sure I knew what the deal there was. I've lived in several Eastern and Western states, but never PA.

K8 Fan said...

Michelle said something about legions of single moms leaving her following because they cant relate.

That's part if the reason I stopped watching it.
I loved that they were so normal. She fed her family on a budget. I shop on a budget. Her kids/noise overwhelmed her sometimes. My kids overwhelm me sometimes. They were stuck inside all winter and looking for things to do. I am stuck inside with my kids all summer looking for things to do. I could go on and on. But I think you get the point.
It was motivating and encouraging. When I'd get overwhelmed, I'd think "if Kate can feed 10 on $150/wk, I can surely feed 5 on that. If Kate can keep her house clean with 8 kids I sure can with 3. Etc. Etc." But now it's all nannies, housekeepers, gardeners, cooks, and vacations. We (us regular moms and wives) can't relate to that!!!!! It's not a fun sweet heartwarming encouraging little show
anymore. It's an ungrateful, dreadful woman, packing around 8 bratty, unruley children on vacations and adventures they don't appreciate or enjoy.

I can't remember the name of who mentioned all these reality stars that made more than Kate because they have back up plans. GOOD POINT. But as far as Kate opening a clothing line like Kim K... LOL... who the heck would shop there?!?!?!?!?! Kate has horrible taste in clothes. Remember when JON had to take her shopping?!?! There are times she looks classy, no doubt thanks to a stylist.
I want to see Kate cooking for the winter, taking kids to school, helping with homework, playing hide and seek, and just all around enjoying her kids. Oh, that's right, it'd have to be "Jon + 8" for us to see all that. Oops. My bad.

Brummygirl said...

Amy B said:
And she better do that or find a rich husband real fast cause next years she might night make 3.5 million unless she does a nude video and then opens a clothing store like Kim K did.
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Not sure anyone would buy the clothes she would pick.
As for a rich husband, unless he is kicking on 90, most rich men choose a lot younger women than Kate. She is past her sell by date!!

silimom said...

Re: Child Support Accountability

When I made my initial post, I was speaking as someone from CA, which is how the law works here. Also, we have a separate agency that handles child support. So requesting a re-assessment usually doesn't require a court apprearance.

if your support obligation is being modified, the DCSS will request financial info from both parents. At leadt out here.

Sorry if I confused people.

Judy said...

make 3.5 next year? back-up plan? She thought it would go on forever. I remember the close of one season where they went out and looked at property, then on the loveseat promised "lots of interesting things" to come the next season. They were both smiling and looked happy. Was Jon already in the garage apartment?

So Phoney said...

I was watching Sara Palin's Alaska Sunday Night. I haven't banned everything from TLC, yet. I do like some of the shows, but have not watched K8 in years.

Anyway, TLC did a commercial during the show of all its line up, the Duggers, Cake Boss, The Little couple, etc. I found it very interesting that there was no Kate and her 8 anywhere in sight.

I think she is done.

Barb said...

'What was Jon and Kates back up plan?'

I've read that Kate expected to be offered lucrative endorsement deals for anything from baby products to a line of cosmetics. Hasn't happened, of course.

Vanessa said...

@ KateFan,
PLUS when we all thought she was doing this and that, all with 8 kids, SHE WASN'T! She had help from the moment she got pregnant. And when TLC entered the picture, well then there was even MORE that she no longer had to do, as a mother of 8.

Berks Has Shoes! said...

Best of Berks I understand that you want to have someone in the legal field give you a code?

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I don't know about Best of Berks, but I would just like to know if Pa is one of the states that has a child support accountability code. We've heard from CA, and that state has one. Someone said that the judge was presented with a request for how child support money is spent. Of course, anyone can request anything, but unless the state has the law that expenses must be accounted for, the judge doesn't have to examine those receipts or make a decision.

So, does anyone know if PA is one of 12 accountability states?

K8 Fan said...

Yes. The more I read. The more my blindfold is lifted.
It really was all an illusion. Just like her feeding 10 on $150 a week. That was b/s. She spent over $200. But said it was because stuff was on sale so she stocked up. Also I am sure she added stuff she already had to the "$150" of food she bought that week. So she really didn't feed 10 people on $150. Especially all "organic". Whatever. She's full of crap.
I am so sad for these kids. On one hand if they stop the show and go back to "normal":
~These kids dont know normal!!!! They won't know what to do with themselves.
~ They'll probably have to move (which really isn't that big a deal since they didn't switch schools).
~But worst of all, kate is gonna be TICKED. And who is
gonna pay for it?!?!
They keep filming:
~they will never experience any type of consistency or routine.
Either way, I feel bad for them. Because taking them off TV isn't gonna change their lack-of-give-a-shit mother. I have never seen a group of such sad, melancholy, depressed, down in the dumps kids. And Kaye can go ahead and blame it on the "p-people" all she wants. Angie & Brads kids have just as much media attention as the Gosselin 8 and we dont see them all sad. They are taken to every end of the earth and back, and they seem like such happy well adjusted, normal kids. And there's only one reason. THEIR PARENTS.... Brad and Angie have their priorities straight. They are parents FIRST, then celebs.

Kit said...

PA Child Support Guidelines
http://bit.ly/g9HOqi

Nothing in here about accountability. So, even if John's attorney did request evidence of expenses, it would be solely at the judge's discretion 1) whether or not to require the evidence, 2) whether or not to consider it.

boo said...

I am a lawyer, but not in this field and not in PA. But looking quickly at the child support laws online it appears that for parents whose combined net income exceeds $20K per month, the usual plug-and-chug child support formulas don't apply. For high-income parents, the court uses its discretion to come up with a support amount for the non-custodial parent that depends on amount of custody time and "reasonable needs" of the children. So if this is correct, it's all up to the Judge or Referee or whatever they have in PA for such hearings, and it makes sense tht if Jon was trying to modify his support obligation, a Judge would want to see Kate's verification of the cost of the kids' "reasonable needs."

boo said...

OOps... looked a little more and found there is a formula for high-earning parents, but then a laundry list of reasons to deviate from the formula, like unusual obligations or expenses, standard of living, relative income of the parents. So, it looks to me like the judge can basically do whatever he wants, as long as he can articulate valid reasons to deviate from the forumla. That's my read, anyway.

gherkin said...

I read in the past that Kate did not purchase her Toyota SUV. It was "gifted" to her by TLC. An anniversary present or something ridiculous. I completely believe this. I don't think there is anything she has ever spent her own money on. I'm not convinced TLC doesn't pay for all of the nail and tanning appts too. Could be part of her contract because she has to "look good" (gag) for the show. And where do all of the hooker clothes come from? She rarely wears the same thing twice. Someone is sending her an entire wardrobe knowing she will be photographed in it. She's not paying for any of that.

fidosmommy said...

IIRC, wasn't part of Kate's defense of the incident at the house, in which the police were called, her claim that she was upset because she didn't know the person watching her children?

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I thought that was during the Stephanie Santoro days, which caused a furor when suddenly Stephanie or her lookalike showed up shucking corn with the kids at the house - while Kate was home!

NT said...

INF has new pics of Kate grocery shopping in her new HOOKER HEELS and a tight sweater that makes her boobs look enormous. The headline is a bit sarcastic.

get.a.clue said...

According the Jodie's sister's site Kate had lots of help. During the early shows, according to her, Kate had help "lined up" every morning until noon. Jon has said on the show he took care of Maddy and Cara in the morning for school. After lunch was naps/stay in cribs until 3/3:30. From the show we know anyone who didn't obey got another half hour to 45 mins back in their cribs. Jon came home 4/4:30 and took over including baths while she made dinner. She has praised Jon for doing the evening routine.
Someone folded and ironed and on the show Carla packed clothes away.
On the show Jodie said that she had the kids every friday morning.
We now know that for several weekends, Kate and Beth stayed in a hotel to write the book.
A person with 6 babies needs help, so why pretend that she was doing all on her own?
Worse was when she told Oprah the only help she had was 15 hours a week. Jodie's sister said this was paid help. What a slap in the face to all those who help her free of charge, especially Jodie and Beth who were sitting in the Oprah audience.

silimom said...

K8 Fan - I enjoyed your post and agree, the show was appealing at first for all the reasons you mentioned.

Except...

Even during those times she still had an army of volunteers who came over to help keep the house clean, do laundry, cook food, and play with the kids.

It was a lie from the get go.

One good thing that has come of this sham, however, is that the rights of children on reality shows are being examined and legislation is being drawn to address their needs. For that I am thankful. I still wish all the best for Jon and the kids and even Kate. I pray that she can wake up and see what she's missing out on in her narcissistic pursuit of fame and money.

Kate is a fashion 9-1-1 said...

The new pics of Kate on the INF site show her wearing some bling on her left ring finger. I wonder what that ring signifies, and whether it is a gift from her not-a-boyfriend.

She really needs a stylist in the worst way. In the summer, her toes hang over the edge of her hooker heels. The hooker heels in these most recent pics appear to be two sizes too big, if you look at the back of the shoe.

The INF article says she received some sort of recognition from Fitness magazine for her body. If true, that magazines idea of "fit" starts and ends at the plastic surgeon's office. From the pics, it does look like Ms. Gosselin has had more work done. If she lifts those things any higher they will be protruding from her armpits.

ChurchMouse said...

"NT said...
INF has new pics of Kate grocery shopping in her new HOOKER HEELS..."

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Ye gods, who wears high-heeled, open-toed, strappy sandals in DECEMBER? In Pennsylvania?

I normally don't care what Ms. Gosselin chooses to wear, but this choice of footwear makes me wonder where she left her common sense.

Heck, even teenagers wear Uggs or boots or sneakers in this weather, and most of them are super fashion-sensitive.

ChurchMouse said...

Oops, I made an error.

Her shoes are not open-toed sandals.

They still are ridiculous for the weeks' grocery shopping. Oh, well, they're her feet. If she slips on some black ice, it will be her own sweet fault.

They do scream, "desperation," though, don't they?

Yolanda said...

"Fitness Magazine Runs Down The Best Celeb Bodies Of 2010"

Kate was given the title "Best Mom Abs".

"Kate Gosselin: The mom of eight recently became obsessed with running daily and believes she has a better body now, than when she was in her teens and 20’s. Rain or shine, she hits the same trail for 30-45 minutes a day and sticks to a strict all-organic diet. You can pick up Fitness Magazine on stands now and check out the rest of their best celeb body list!"

Click here to view article:
Best Mom Abs

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Bingy's blog said...

You know how Kate constantly tells the media that filming is harmless for the kids and that they hardly notice the cameras? Well…… I just spoke with a good friend this morning who was very involved in the filming of a quintuplet show on TLC. I’ll just give you the rundown on what she said about it. She said there were cameras and people everywhere. There were camera men everywhere, including hidden cameras all over the house that filmed 24 hours a day. The entire garage was set up as a control station. There were camera men tripping all over people the entire day. The family was filmed for 2 weeks straight. In those 2 weeks they were told that TLC was entirely in charge. What ever they wanted the family to do , they had to do it. For instance, they had the mom take the quints to a store by herself at naptime, of coarse it ended in disaster. This is a very organized mother, she has a schedule of people to help her, but she is very hands on, and very on top of it all. She keeps the children on a very good schedule. While they were filming for those 2 weeks, all schedules were thrown out the window and they were placed in all these manufactured situations to get drama. Naturally the kids were tired and hungry. This very organized, calm, kind mother was pictured as a mom who had whiny out of control kids. They had to have babysitters 24 hours a day because the mom and dad would film their interviews for 5 or 6 hours a day! All meals were catered, and they were paid very well. They did pay each person in the family, so the children each received their own checks.
Kate always says the cameras just follow their everyday lives…. BULL! Each and every shot was planned and coordinated. At the control panel in the garage, the producer would direct cameras to film certain children depending on what they were doing, and they often tried to get the children to repeat what they just said, or the director would tell the cameramen to “get the children to say this…..”. Bottom line, it is intrusive, disruptive, manipulated, and fake. And it definitely took the parents away from the kids 5 or 6 hours a day to be exact! There is no way Kate has been parenting those kids!!! I would have much rather seen the mother in her normal state as kind, organized and totally with it. Not a train wreck like Kate!
Kate is a liar!!!

Merrilee said...

This is the INF link. It says she is wearing 4 inch heels.

A man must have written that. Those definitely are not only 4 inches. They are at least 6 inches.

If she should ever twist her ankle and fall, I do so hope a photographer would be around. She would make quite a splash.

http://www.infdaily.com/2010/12/parking-lot-or-street-corner-either-way-kate-gosselins-got-it-covered2.html

MoGal said...

LOL....the INF pics are priceless. She truly looks like a classless fool. Where does this woman shop? Where ever it is, she needs to stay out of the teen department. Kate, get rid of the super skin tight jeans with the rolled under hem and hooker heels, you look like a fool.

I'm guessing her ring is the one she talked about many months ago. Some kind of stone for each child. She probably took the money out of her kids account and will claim it was their Christmas present to her.

michelle said...

the bling in the photos is just to create more headlines. doesn't look real....

The article is pretty funny...really hammers her in spots and the headline is priceless!

K8 Fan said...

I think her our fit is adorable. If she was 10 years younger and picked shoes that didn't belong to an exotic dancer.
And is it just me or do the pants look a bit too small? Also, you never wear brown with grey. She should know that. A nice, mid heel, black book would have looked nice and some classy jeans that weren't ripped. I understand ripped jeans are the "in thing" right now, but once you turn 30 you've gotta go classy not follow fads.
I am not one to speak. I still wear cut offs, and I'll admit, upon the urging of my 9 year old, I purchased a pair if skinny jeans (which I HATE).. But my horrible wardrobe comes from my non existent clothing budget. what I wouldn't give for her body and her budget. Your darn right I'd look a lot different. I think she looks her best when she's "bumming" in her T-shirt and regular jeans.

Amy too said...

To Boo & In the legal world and JP thanks for putting your 2cents in. It is hard to give advice about law or to say that what we read on the Internet Law sites are laws that pertain to any of us. I do agree, the Judge rules and can certainly agree to request financial information.

Yes, Judges can request any information required to make a decision.

Jon has been trying to get accountability for over a year, knowing Kate was making a ton of $$ on DWTS.

Judy, 12/7 said a lot about the perception of Jon after he left Kate and Kate's attorneys made sure the Judge knew all of this.

Believe Jon changed legal representatives several times. Now, he has good attorneys.

As for how much Kate has made, how much it cost to maintain "her" career with interviews, transportation, clothes, etc., and the dreaded taxation plus "baby sitters or nannies" for 8, well I don't know what she has and doesn't have.
But as everyone knows, none of us know the facts about $$ and expenses to the penny. We don't exactly know what TLC provides free to Kate, TLC has not revealed that.
We know more about how miserable the children look and how 2 of them have rage issues because their mother appeared on TV to insure we all know "that she has nothing to do with rage and it's normal behavior and the kids love the show and traveling and being by her side while she works"(Paraphrasing)

We do know the children are not considered actors/performers therefore are not covered by laws regarding their salaries, savings, benefits, tutoring, hours worked, etc. They are child slaves being driven by a driven mother.I have not heard the children say they love anything to do with that show.

All I have seen in you tube videos are young children either fighting, crying, being yelled at, pulled at, put in time out, exposed.Sad little children.

What I know about Kate? She is obsessed with herself and has no sense of style and perhaps has lost her ET SWTS gig?

I know nothing but what the media tells us in addition to above.

The speculation is great but we are speculating except for those who attend the Congressman's meetings and I believe he will get a law passed re: Reality Show participants being reclassified as actors.

PS Think the great minds on this thread are sensational and very bright people. Great questions, great humor and great ability to bring this terrible situation to
light. The media pays attention to this thread and Katie Irene reads it too, you betcha, she does.

Brummygirl said...

Kit said...
PA Child Support Guidelines
http://bit.ly/g9HOqi

Nothing in here about accountability. So, even if John's attorney did request evidence of expenses, it would be solely at the judge's discretion 1) whether or not to require the evidence, 2) whether or not to consider it.
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Which is what I have been saying all along, that I question the discretion of the judges. They must have blinkers on in P.A. not to have heard all about the Gosselins and what Kate earns. Yes, she has eight children, she cannot alter that but what she can alter is the high priced house she lives in, the astronomical amount she spends on herself and her staff. Why would they not question her having a bodyguard? How many people put that in their expense account?
Any judge worth his/her salt would question her high lifestyle with her husband living in a one bedroom apartment. It blows my mind that Kate always gets her way with these things.

Leigh Ann said...

A person with 6 babies needs help, so why pretend that she was doing all on her own?
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That's what always got me. She always acted like people would look down on her if they knew she had help so she made this big show about supposedly doing it all herself. I'd think if you had six babies and didn't have help you had something wrong. There's nothing wrong with getting help and no one's going to think badly of you. So instead of publicly thanking all her helpers, she hid them. But they did have that whole show about hiring a housecleaner and there was a show about hiring a nanny, too, so I guess she figured out it wasn't so bad. But she still acted like she'd done it on her own up to that point.

Wiggin' Out? said...

Does anyone know if Kate wears a wig? How come just days ago in the jogging pics her hair looked so ratty and today it looks completely different as in texture and color?

Also her shoes appear to be two sizes too big and her jeans appear to be about a size too small.

I also honestly believe that she has had several boob jobs getting progressively bigger in the past two years. Yes, she looks like she is moving into Dolly parton territory. Her chest appears to have gotten bigger since dancing with the stars aired.

Wiggin' Out? said...

Also, forgot to add I wonder if the ring is one of those large cocktail rings they sell everywhere. Perhaps she is wearing it to get people talking?

Leigh Ann said...

It really was all an illusion. Just like her feeding 10 on $150 a week. That was b/s. She spent over $200. But said it was because stuff was on sale so she stocked up. Also I am sure she added stuff she already had to the "$150" of food she bought that week. So she really didn't feed 10 people on $150. Especially all "organic". Whatever. She's full of crap.
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Back when the show first started and they filled up two big carts at Sam's they sure weren't eating organic. She bought the same 55-pack box of Quaker Oatmeal I do and there were cases of canned fruits and veggies. I think she got into the organic food more recently and I'm sure she's spending more on groceries now than she was then. She also has more money now than she did then. Although she wouldn't have to worry about groceries if she didn't spend all her money on her appearance.

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

Does anyone know if she has been canned from SWTS?

And the latest photos? If I saw a broad in the store dressed like that, I would think, wow, what a hussie. Do you know how stupid you actually look dressed like that Kate? You are getting a little long in the tooth now my dear. I still think she orders alot of her shoes and clothes on line. What else is she picking up on her daily mail runs. Looks like lots of shoe boxes to me. Why the hell do her toes hang over the edge of her open toed shoes? She must have narrow feet. If you didn't order on line, you could get a proper fitting. But then again, if you shopped for clothes in stores like most people do, we would see how many hours in a day you devote to yourself and it would be just one more thing for the public to detest about you.
So better she orders on line I guess. Smart move Kate. Sneaky, sneaky.

Google is your friend said...

Berks has Shoes,

I don't know about Best of Berks, but I would just like to know if Pa is one of the states that has a child support accountability code. We've heard from CA, and that state has one. Someone said that the judge was presented with a request for how child support money is spent. Of course, anyone can request anything, but unless the state has the law that expenses must be accounted for, the judge doesn't have to examine those receipts or make a decision.

So, does anyone know if PA is one of 12 accountability states?


Google is your friend. The answer is no, however virtually all the statutes are worded in a way that gives discretion to the
judge
and of course any parent can make a request to the court for that information although it doesn't mean it will be granted. A simple search is quicker than asking on a blog and will result in a factual answer.

Eleven states have statutes that allow the court to demand an accounting from the custodial parent of how child support is spent and one state that has allowed such accounting via case law.

Colorado: Colo. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 14-10-115(3)(b)(III) (1999);
Delaware: Del. Code Ann. tit. 13, § 518 (1994);
Florida: Fla. Stat. Ann. §61.13(a)(1) (Supp. 2000);
Indiana: Ind. Code Ann. § 31-16-9-6 (1997);
Kansas: Kan. Stat. Ann. § 60-1616(f) (1995);
Louisiana: La. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 9:312 (Supp. 1999);
Missouri: Mo. Rev. Stat. § 452.342 (1997);
Nebraska: Neb. Rev. Stat. § 42-364(6) (1999);
Oklahoma: Okla. Stat. tit. 43, § 118(B)(21) (Supp. 1999);
Oregon: Or. Rev. Stat. § 107.105(1)(c) (Supp. 1998);
Washington: Wash. Rev. Code Ann. § 26.23.050(2)(a)(ii) (Supp. 1999).
Alabama: (Alabama authorizes accounting under specific facts as outlined in McDuffie v. Holland, 690 So. 2d 386 (Ala. Civ. App. 1996)
http://forum.freeadvice.com/child-support-98/just-curious-child-support-accountability-213588.html

fidosmommy said...

Back when the show first started and they filled up two big carts at Sam's they sure weren't eating organic. She bought the same 55-pack box of Quaker Oatmeal I do and there were cases of canned fruits and veggies. I think she got into the organic food more recently and I'm sure she's spending more on groceries now than she was then. She also has more money now than she did then. Although she wouldn't have to worry about groceries if she didn't spend all her money on her appearance.


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IIRC, on that big shopping trip to Sam's (or Costco?) with the babies and Jon, she bought something like 3 flats of white bread. She also
found organic grapes and said she only bought organic when it was on a good sale day. Ditto organic milk.

Can't See Sheep said...

Yolanda said...
"Fitness Magazine Runs Down The Best Celeb Bodies Of 2010"

Kate was given the title "Best Mom Abs".
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Good heavens these people are idiots! You'd think they'd know spray on & photoshopped when they see it. Guess the severe lack of research never stops. They really don't take pride in getting things right anymore. It's not exactly hard to find a pic of her non-photoshopped body.

Parking Lot or Street Corner said...

Hahaha!

kHate ditches her jacket in her shopping kHart so she can display her store-bought knockers.

Button Button said...

I think she got into the organic food more recently and I'm sure she's spending more on groceries now than she was then. She also has more money now than she did then. Although she wouldn't have to worry about groceries if she didn't spend all her money on her appearance.

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TLC had the idea of Kate saying they only eat organic.

TLC had to think of unusual ways to make this woman more interesting. She didn't think of that all on her own.

By the way, they have dropped that "hook," and they eat anything they get their hands on ... except moose hotdogs.

If she were truly organic, she would have seen how "pure" those hot dogs are.

used to watch her said...

Kate just spent 2,000 on her haircut today.

unemployed again said...

kate can't do sh** said...
Does anyone know if she has been canned from SWTS?


ET seems to have dropped their coverage of that awful SWTS show so I guess she's lost out again. Too bad she's only being hired to cover D List shows. lol

strawhair again said...

She's spending money on herself -- again, yet still looks like crap.

"The reality star spared no expense on her hair at one of New York’s top salons!

EXCLUSIVE! Mere hours ago Kate Gosselin left Ted Gibson Salon, one of New York City and Hollywood’s top destinations for A-list hair, where two of the industry’s best just worked their magic on her well-publicized hair. What did the reality diva have done? Read on!

Kate evidently spent about four or five hours getting a La Brasiliana keratin treatment as well as color with celebrity colorist and L’Oreal Consultant Jason Backe as well as a haircut with none other than the salon’s namesake, beauty industry giant Ted Gibson himself!

The reality diva must be preparing for one fabulous holiday celebration because this destination for A-list hair is worth quite a bit. A La Brasiliana keratin treatment (a four-hour process that straightens hair) starts at $950, a haircut with celebrity hairstylist Ted Gibson is worth $950 and color with A-list colorist Backe starts at $200. That means the price of her trip to the salon most likely starts around $2000 and would only go up from there!

Secretly, as a Gibson girl myself, I have to say that she’s in amazing hands. They’re worth every dollar! But what do you think? Would you spend that kind of money on your hair?"

hollywoodlife.com/katespendsmoneyattedgibsonsagain

ChurchMouse said...

"Yolanda said...
...Kate was given the title "Best Mom Abs"

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Must be a typo. Probably entire title meant to say, "Best Mom Absent."

Aunt Chris said...

$2000 on her hair, sure that's a lot. BUT I'm sure she saved on the tip! Besides, her friendship is worth so much more than any tip she could leave. (snark).

Along those lines, where do the kids get their hair done? Purseboy might do the boys' at home, since their's is always so short. How long before the girls start going Diva and fighting for upscale treatment like Mom? Thus, she'll need an increase in child support from Jon.

ChurchMouse said...

I don't think the question should be,"Would you spend that kind of money on your hair?" -- It should be, "Would you spend that kind of time away from your kids just to have your hair done?"

Who travels from PA to NYC to get their hair done when they have 8 kids, with 2 needing special attention at this time?

Priorities, priorities. If I ever hear Ms. Gosselin again say that she would rather be baking cookies with her kids than traveling, I shall laugh.

Misty said...

This is a great article - mostly about Sarah Palin but the comments about Kate are priceless.

http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/zontv/2010/12/sarah_palin_kate_gosselin_tlc.html

Mother's day gifts said...

Hmmmm. Where did/does the money go? I think the rings are real. She had multiple diamonds around her neck in one of the November photo shots. Like five or six. (Not just the two.) My guess is that she has one for every "child". Remember her mentioning that she wanted to have a ring made, to represent her 8children, in the same interview that she had the unpaid bills in her purse.

so sick of her said...

I think they got her trip to NYC, wrong. Just a day ago she was jogging, and yesterday she was shopping at the local food store. And her hair looked the same. If you look at the pics of when she was in NYC a week or so ago, she had on the same clothes. Must be nothing goin on with Kate, so they have to add stuff, to keep her in the news. Good mother that you are Kate, KEEP running and cheating your kids.

Lola said...

I can't believe Kate is 35. She looks so much older. I am 45 and my friends and I (who are mostly older than me) look younger. What is causing her to age so fast? Kate should stop tanning, drinking and I suspect she smokes. Any other theories as to why her face is aging so fast?

Gaby said...

Did Kate get a chin implant? Her face looks very different now.

henpecked said...

Just saw the pics of Kart's new hairdo on Radar. It looks brittle and straw-like and in several of the pics you can see where it has broken off and is sticking up on top. It looks way worse than my $15 Supercuts 'do and $5 box of drug store hair dye.

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