John & Kate plus 8 .....

Margot - posted on 06/22/2009 ( 161 moms have responded )

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Okay so everyone has an opinion of this show, although I don't think it's appropriate to call it a show. They are a real family, with 8 innocent children. I just love watching them tho. I've been watching since they had their very first "multiple" special. I'm just curious what everyone else thinks of it all.

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I just postedon another thread here...



I can't believe that anyone actually gives a rats ass. I don't care! I'm sorry, but just cause they have 8 kids doesn't mean they have to stay together! If they can't be civil together then they are doing what is best for those 8 kids by seperating. Whether it's 1 kid or 8 kids or 12 dozen kids.... people change, people grow in different directions, and if Jon wants to be a 32 yr old college guy, and Kate wants to be a writer and they can't get along together then they sure aren't helping those kids by staying together and being miserable.



This is kinda the whole idea behind them gettin sick of the TV show too... people care so much about their lives now that people who have no clue except what they read in US Weekly think they have the right to be MAD at them, tell them to grow up, critisize them for making decisions in their lives.



Whether they get back together, whether they divorce, whether the kids end up as presidents or drug dealers, it's gonna happen one way or another - mom & dad arguing together or mom & dad civil apart - I'm gonna say the latter is the better of the 2 evils.



If they stayed together for the kids and faked it - how the hell do you think those kids would feel in 10-15 years when they are all grown up and Jon & Kate divorce and say "we stayed together for the kids"? Even more so, these children will be living EVERY DAY, with it being DOCUMENTED, the whole entire world seeing it... just to be told the happiness was FAKE! Anyone who thinks them staying together for the kids is a good thing, is sick in the head.



By the way, I hate Kate's hair. I always have. I very rarely watched the show, just caught it here and there. But... her hair has always pissed me off. The only time it looks good is just after she gets it cut.



Anyways... life is life. They won't have the TV show forever, every show gets cancelled at some point... I don't see Jon & Kate lasting for 25 years. It might last a couple more years because they will have to show Mady & Cara goin through puberty, Jon dating again, Kate turning to Britney for advice... that kinda shit - that makes for good TV ya know! Like I said, people change, circumstances change, life changes...



People keep saying the money went to their heads, the celebrity went their heads, it's about what they get and who they get it from, it's commercial, it's not about the kids its about Jon and Kate.................... well... YEA! The public basically makes that happen to EVERY reality show family! They have to buy a bigger house and nice clothes otherwise the people are saying WHY DON'T THEY BUY A BIGGER HOUSE AND WEAR NICER CLOTHES! The only reason the celebrity is goin to their heads is cause people keep wanting to know where they are at every hour of the day so there's photographers following them - again, fueled by the publics incessant need to watch them. What they get and from who - if they didn't show what they got and who it was from people would be saying that they are ungrateful for the gifts they recieve becuase you never see or hear about it. And of course it's commercial..... IT'S TV! And it is about the kids, and part of the kids life is JON AND KATE.



Lose lose... in the end...... people need to worry about their own life. Enjoy the show, have fun being allowd to watch their lives unfold but get over it. If you don't like it, change the channel or pick up a different magazine.

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Sharyn - posted on 06/30/2009

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I think the introduction is kinda ironic on how it all turned out ....

I am sorry the kids have to go thru such a nasty thing as a divorce.

to me jon and kate have become very superficial and arrogant .... i'm sorry but its just how i see them ..... but i love the kids ... they are very intelligent and endearing.

Robin - posted on 06/29/2009

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I liked it a first but I think the attention has got in the way of their marriage. I feel sad for the children. It just goes to show you that fame is not as good as it looks!

Yael - posted on 06/29/2009

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I feel so sad for those children. I think she was never very pleasant to begin with and if I were her husband, I would want to leave her as well... I think she just got worse and worse the more she got to like the publicity and the money. It's a shame these kids have to go through that at all, and in particular in the tabloids and the public eye. They will be scarred for life

Jennifer - posted on 06/29/2009

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i think its sad it has to come down to what it had come down to but if kate stopped bickering and disrespecting jon on tv maybe things would have worked out but kate seems like she is all about making $ and she seems like she has a attitude about everything not such a nice person in my opinon!!!!!

Jaime - posted on 06/29/2009

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I've been a big fan of the show, They are such a beautiful family and i couldn't imagine having 2 sets of multiples especially a set of 6 its a shame what has happened to them. They're hearts are in the right place with doing the show for their children so that they can provide for them but at the same time i've heard SOO many people put all the blame on Kate and when you think about it its not JUST her fault there are 2 people in the relationship and he is just as guilty of how things went as she is. Should she have been nicer yes but he made his choice to go out in public with another woman knowing paparazzi follow them. I really hope they can work things out and that they pull together for their children because that is what they worked SO hard for.

Lee-anne - posted on 06/29/2009

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Oh my god Im in Australia and I love them, Im so sad theyre breaking up, even though I love the show I would love them to quit the show and work on their marriage, they tried soooo hard to have children and have a family and now give it all up!!! Theyre so down to earth even though Kates a little full on sometimes, and the children are beautiful......sad.

Emily - posted on 06/28/2009

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Why does a man's fame trump his duty to be faithful to his wife? What a sad time for women, I applaud Kate for standing up for all women and throwing out the man who disrespected his wife in front of America.

Jessica - posted on 06/28/2009

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I like the show but I haven't got to watch it since all this mess has happened... they was such a good looking couple with 8 beautiful healthy kids... I think it is sad that they are getting divorced.... They should take some time off the air and work on their marriage because they seemed like such a great couple....

Brittany - posted on 06/28/2009

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i love the show and always have since the beggining and even though i would love to keep watching them grow up i think that it would be best to take a break they should have taken time off to deal with things and work things out maybe even counsiling. but i just cant believe they gave up so easily. everone hass problems in their relationship maybe not so exteam but you should always try to work things out first.

Sarah Hubert - posted on 06/28/2009

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Wow...my heart goes out to the 8 beautiful children with 2 VERY selfish parents. Anyone who puts money and fame ahead of children should not have children. That big announcement should have been we are not doing the show anymore we are going to work on our marraige and family!!!!

Hingrit - posted on 06/28/2009

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I was a big fan of this show.....then it was less about what she did with the kids and more about where they could go with the kids...and how she cooked only organic ( if she didnt have the show she could not do that $$$ )...and just the way she talked to Jon it was toooooo much.....I don't think any man or woman could take that for to long....if it was the other way around and it was Jon who spoke to Kate like that people would have said something about it....all in all I feel bad for the 8 kids :-(

Barb - posted on 06/28/2009

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Quoting Meghan:

I just hate it when people judge Kate...she started doing the show originally so that her children could have opportunities they wouldn't otherwise have because they have such a large family...they say that it is not fair to have these kids doing the show...ummmm have you ever really seen how genuinely happy these kids are pretty much all the time...toddlers don't hold back they tell you exactly what on their mind at that moment and with 8 kids if one was unhappy then they probably wouldn't have a show it would be hard to edit out all of the toddler negative sayings if it were going on...i think that anyone who says Kate is doing it for the money is ignorant...of COURSE she is doing it for the money...how else are you going to raise 8 kids on a single income in this economy?!?!?!?!?!?!? and if you nay-sayers say you wouldn't at least think about it or do it your LIARS!!!! Every one wants the best life possible for their kids and money helps and there is no 2 ways around that!


I'd like to know what show you are watching?  Kate has done this to herself....................example.....is it ok to treat your husband like a dog, be-little him in front of thousands of veiwing?  Kate and Jon could end this show today........... they would never ever have to worry about money!  So, by you saying that as a single mother.........she's entitled to do the show so she can support her children...............well frankly I believe that you really don't know what you are talking about!



I think you should sit down and watch every episode and then make a honest comment about Jon and Kate's situation.



And by the way I was a single Mom of two...............I would never have put my children on a show just for money.  I unlike you have seen what it does to children.   Children have rights too!  Money isn't everything.............giving them a loving home, uncondional love and a safe enviiroment is really the best thing for children.  What do you think is going to happen, when those kids grow up and everything they did in their life was filmed.   Look at Mady.....really have a good look and then tell me that it hasn't already affected her!   I've always wanted what was best for my children and that was done with  a lot of hard work on my part.  Today I have raised two healthy  Sons whom I'm so very proud of~!   I'm honored to be thier Mom!



Did you know that they make $75,000.00 per episode..........you do the math............Kate never needs to work again.  When you said that she has 8 children to raise in this economy?!?!?!?!?  I knew then,  that you didn't have a clue what  you were talking about!   It's laughable and sad at the same time, that people like you would make any judgement on the Life of Jon and Kate plus eight.



I'd didn't reply to upset you,  just to inform you of the truth~!  Have a wonderful day~!

Barb - posted on 06/28/2009

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I have watched Jon & Kate since the beginning and I feel so sad for the children! I really believed that Jon and Kate were going to quit the show to work on their marriage for the sake of the 8 beautiful children. Was I ever wrong........Kate still can't be honest about what really broke their marriage down........I am saddened by that......as she wants us all to believe that she is a good christian.......that even if they hadn't done the show......she's sure the out come would be the same. What world is this lady living in? Kate allowed fame to get in the way of her and her family. How can she explain the vows that her and Jon did in Hawaii........not even a year ago! Was that fake? My heart goes out to the children and Jon. Kate treated Jon so bad.....it really was mental abuse~! I know as I was treated that way in my marriage. After a while it just kills all the feelings that one feels for their partner. I have always said, that I would rather have been hit than go through mental abuse......as with hitting at least the pain goes away.....no so when you are being mentally abused. Kate tries to tell us all, that her number 1 priority are her children.....well actions speak louder than words. I just pray to God that the children will be OK. Knowing that Jon will be their for them helps, as I've always seen that Jon really does love his children and only wants a normal life for them. As Jon said I didn't choose this, it was chosen for me. I'm just happy that he now is speaking up for himself and his children, as I know how hard that is.....especially when you've been treated the way Kate treated Jon. Now the kids will get to be kids and play with mud....eat ice cream, chew bubble gum, all the things Kate wouldn't allow them, as oh no they might get dirty! I know that I will not watch these children be exploited anymore......so that means I will not watch the show! I hope everyone stops watching the show, for the sake of the children. If we all don't watch, they won't have a show. My thoughts on this, are coming from a place of love for the children. Anyone interested in starting a boycott of the show??? Please let me know and just maybe we will be able stop Kate in her tracks! So sad that she let the fame take over her life!:)

Julie - posted on 06/28/2009

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I dont agree with you. People were very spiteful toward Kate because of her sassiness.Yes sometimes she was inappropriate. I think all of us can admit to being inappropriate with our spouses. Remember the producers of this show only show what they think will attract veiwers. I think no one knows what is real life for Kate and Jon.

Julie - posted on 06/28/2009

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I also enjoy the show. I especially liked the fact that they were professing Christians. Now I wonder were God went during all this for them. No mention of their faith. Marriage is hard work. Its also (if your a Christian), a covenant.

Margot - posted on 06/28/2009

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Quoting Alissa:

I have watched every episode and i love the show im just so sad those kids now have to deal with the stress of divorce in the medias eye as if its not hard enough



I love your name!  My 7mth old's name is Elissa Marie.

Alissa - posted on 06/28/2009

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I have watched every episode and i love the show im just so sad those kids now have to deal with the stress of divorce in the medias eye as if its not hard enough

Alissa - posted on 06/28/2009

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I have watched every episode and i love the show im just so sad those kids now have to deal with the stress of divorce in the medias eye as if its not hard enough

Alissa - posted on 06/28/2009

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I have watched every episode and i love the show im just so sad those kids now have to deal with the stress of divorce in the medias eye as if its not hard enough

Kim - posted on 06/28/2009

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I pray that they will put the show on the back burner and work like crazy on their marriage. They can do it! The kids need an INTACT family

Jenny - posted on 06/27/2009

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It is sad that they are going their own ways....but they truly dont look

happy anymore and....if they arent happy it would soon reflect to their children

so it would a horrible life for their kids.....I think that they really need to just

say good bye to the show....and work on their family life...as in their children

Jenny - posted on 06/27/2009

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It is sad that they are going their own ways....but they truly dont look

happy anymore and....if they arent happy it would soon reflect to their children

so it would a horrible life for their kids.....I think that they really need to just

say good bye to the show....and work on their family life...as in their children

Dallas - posted on 06/27/2009

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Maybe they should give up their showbiz, and work on their marriage before it is too late...showbiz seems to be a curse these days............

Elizabeth - posted on 06/27/2009

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We cannot know what it is to be in their shows, just by watching them for one hour a week each week. If they think that they need a divorce, it is probably the best thing they know how to do for their family. I am thinking that their show though, could help out a lot of people. They can show how a couple, even when they are not getting along, and even in the midst of a divorce, can still be good parents to their children. There are no shows out there that have an example of this. I think the both of them will make the best of this in the end, and hopefully carve out a new and better future for themselves and their children.

Elizabeth - posted on 06/27/2009

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We cannot know what it is to be in their shoes, just by watching them for one hour a week each week. If they think that they need a divorce, it is probably the best thing they know how to do for their family. I am thinking that their show though, could help out a lot of people. They can show how a couple, even when they are not getting along, and even in the midst of a divorce, can still be good parents to their children. There are no shows out there that have an example of this. I think the both of them will make the best of this in the end, and hopefully carve out a new and better future for themselves and their children.

Sonja - posted on 06/27/2009

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i don't believe their getting divorce i love their show and all but this whole scandal of jon cheating on kate and especialy on her birthday it is just to get more money from the viewers

Angie - posted on 06/27/2009

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I couldn't agree with Jessica Munoz more because the media has partial blame

for the ring of craziness. I call it the "mercy of media death" ...

Kendra - posted on 06/27/2009

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I am tired of Jon & Kate (and others for that matter) saying that the show allows them to provide for these children. Money and material posessions are not the only things these children need. While I can say I would definetly would have at least considered being on the show if I were in their shoes once the train started derailing it seems to me that these children were then not being provided for in other ways. They now have recorded documentation of the destruction of everything they have know up until now.

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OK Lets have 8 kid's we cant afford then expose them to the whole world as freaks then lets go our own separate ways. Those are people who shouldn't of had kids in the first place. I've seen there show a few time each time I had to turn the channel because they both turned my stomach. Who cares what these people do.

Jaci - posted on 06/27/2009

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personally, I think both parties are selfish. The kids have been in the spotlight since birth, they didn't ask for that, there's no normalcy in that. I feel sorry for the kids. On that note, I think it should be illegal for mothers to be implanted with more than 2 eggs, I mean who in their right mind can, or should, raise more than 3 at the most infants at one time. Who really suffers at the end of the day? It just sickens that we put these people on tv like their superstars and live the glamorous life...

Amanda - posted on 06/27/2009

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Quoting Amanda-Lynn:

Why is everyone so sad that Jon and Kate are breaking up? They would of divorced years ago if it wasnt for the show. What amazes me about this show is if Jon spent his day speaking to Kate the way she speaks to him, everyone would be screaming and yelling abuse, but because its a woman speaking to her hubby this way, people turn a blind eye to the abuse and even make up excuses for Kates behaviour! Abuse is not acceptible in anyway or form. THANK GOD they are breaking up! Those children should not be raised thinking its ok to speak to your love one the way Kate speaks to Jon, and yes Jon should be happy to move on with his life. Where he will no longer be belittled, and ripped apart by a person who claims she loves him.


amen to that. kate should take her wack hair-do and hit the road

Amanda - posted on 06/27/2009

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I think the divorce will be a good thing. Jon needs to get rid of Kate and find someone who makes him happy. Kate seems to be a mean dictative selfish wife. she always tells him what to do and yells at him and demeans him. hopefully she will not have that negative influence on her 5 daughters. I think the kids will be better off not seeing their father being treated like dirt by their bitchy mother.

Tra - posted on 06/26/2009

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Quoting Jennifer:

Call me cynical, but what if it's just a staged gimmick to get more people interested in their lives/show? Drama sells - happiness (sadly) doesn't.



YOU KNOW WHAT FUNNY THING IS I WONDERED THE SAME THING WHEN I FIRST HEARD OF THE ISSUE THAT THEY WERE HAVING BECAUSE THE SHOW WAS BECOMING A BIT BORING I MEAN TAPING WHAT THE KIDS WERE EATING - SO I THOUGHT WHAT IF THIS IS A WAY TO PULL MORE VIEWERS VERY GOOD OBSERVATION.

Tra - posted on 06/26/2009

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Quoting Jennifer:

Call me cynical, but what if it's just a staged gimmick to get more people interested in their lives/show? Drama sells - happiness (sadly) doesn't.



YOU KNOW WHAT FUNNY THING IS I WONDERED THE SAME THING WHEN I FIRST HEARD OF THE ISSUE THAT THEY WERE HAVING BECAUSE THE SHOW WAS BECOMING A BIT BORING I MEAN TAPING WHAT THE KIDS WERE EATING - SO I THOUGHT WHAT IF THIS IS A WAY TO PULL MORE VIEWERS VERY GOOD OBSERVATION.

Lacey - posted on 06/26/2009

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i think they were total opposites from the get go! kate just got more bossy and bossy as the episodes came along. i think everybody saw the divorce coming, shes just too mean. its really sad that the kids are involved, but they dont need to hear all the yelling. too bad they couldn't get totally new parents because kate is has turned into a materialistic barbie doll now! you think she would want to spend more time with her kids instead of traveling 24-7. sure, she says its her job, but is it really worth it to do all that traveling and never see your kids? i think they are both lame and they should just cancel the show already..haha.

Cori - posted on 06/26/2009

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I have seen all of the J&K+8 an can find myself in Kate some of the time, i am sure we all can. this doesn't make it right. and it is very true that TLC only shows the drama portions of the tapings, otherwise why tune in. marriage has its ups and down and all of this media play has surely made these worse than in a traditional marriage. i do agree that Kate should not have spoken to her husband that way and if they are true Christians as Katehas stated several times she would know that wives are to be submissive to their husbands, but this also doesn't mean that wives should not have a voice either. Jon also shouldn't bottle everything up inside it isn't good for you or your loved ones. i also agree that thye should let the show go and work on their marriage before going through the divorce. as a child of a divorce, it doesn't matter how many times you tell your kids they are not at fault, they will always wonder wht they did that caused mommy and daddy to not live together anymore. i am not saying that divorce is never an option i have a very christian friend that got divorced b/c her husbnad cheated on her. but both parties have to be willing to work on the marriage. jon stated at the end of season 4 that he wasn't sure that they should go on with the show but there they are in season 5. i hope that in this hiatus that the show is taking TLC will realize what they have in a sense done to this family and they will cancel the show and J&K will work on their marriage. funny thing is they said at their vow renewal we are doing this so that our kids know we are inthis for the long haul. so sad really. oh and those houses that they have 4 of for their kids $2500+ each i am sure that they wee given to them to promote the company but come on who would pay that amount for a house that isn't even "square". being a SAHM is tough I did it for5 years. you have to be immensly organized to be able to keep things straight whether you have 2 kids or 10. i wish they would go back to the "old life".

Cinnamon - posted on 06/26/2009

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I enjoy the show and I think it's time for everyone to quit and let them get through this rough time in their lives. I like watching the show cause when I am having a hard day with my kids, I just think...if she can do it with 8 kids I shouldn't have a problem with 2 kids. During all this negative publicity...all I was thinking was they are just playing a joke on everyone to get more publicity for their show. I am very sad for them.

Margot - posted on 06/26/2009

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Okay so I know this is wrong, but hear this scenerio out. What if.... Jon & Kate and Michelle & Jim Bob (Duggars) did a Wife Swap episode? Like for 2 weeks the wives could swap and then the next 2 weeks the husbands could swap. LOL I'm only kidding.



I have to say that, while the show does provide them with a way to over indulge their 8 kids, it's not worth what they are and will be going through. The money has gotten to their heads. I don't care if it is giving them oppertunities that they wouldn't have had without it. What would they have done without the show? They would have struggled, like the rest of America. The other famlies that have that many children aren't exploiting them for money.

Margot - posted on 06/26/2009

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Quoting Amy:

I just find it sad that so many people are saying that Kate brought this on by the way she talks to Jon. As the mother of 4 and primary caregiver, I find myself speaking to my husband the same way from time to time. Stress and long days of melt downs can make anyone crazy.

She has been a SAHM since day 1. She quit her job to raise her family. Thank the lord for this show and allowing them to have the money they do to provide for their children.

Now we all know that shows don't show it all. It is clear that if Jon had grown a pair since he portrays himself as put upon, it wouldnt have escalated to this.

As for the show, they need it to keep going to maintain their lifestyle. Kate is the bread winner with her speaking engagements and books. Jon was fired for being lazy! Real shocker there. I'm my opinion, Jon needs to man up and accept the life that he chose. This mid life crisis is ridiculus. Behave like a father not like a horny college kid with no responsibilty!



AMEN!!! 

Suzanna - posted on 06/26/2009

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what is the show going to become now? Kate plus 8 and Jon every other weekend?? Those poor children to have to go through this on tv. Maybe some parents will be able to use it as an example to help explain things to their own children however.

Mary - posted on 06/26/2009

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I think that they need to get off the air and work on becoming a family again. Don't get me wrong I love the show, but family is so much more important. I agree with Jessica Munoz. I wish they announced that they were going to quit the show to try and make things better for their family, instead of Kate saying "The Show Must Go On"

Christine - posted on 06/26/2009

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I love the "show" but think that they should have haulted production when they started having issues and went to counseling. Their children are going to see these shows in the futrue and it could be detromental to them.

Glendeen - posted on 06/26/2009

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I love the show .. cant help it!!! I was so sad to hear they were spliting but I wasnt really all the suprised either. Although I do beleive that the possiblility of it happening would have been just as high witout the show. The divorce rate of couples with muliples it highter and they have like muliple multiples!! It has to be difficult to maintain a healthy relationship! I also think they only show one side of both Jon and Kate. For entertainment reasons! I will prob still watch the show just for curiousity : )

Holly - posted on 06/26/2009

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I totally agree with everyone but you have to put yourself in Kates position how else would you pay for eight children to have a decent childhood and go to college other than to keep doing the show. Jon is just such a jerk and cant grow up and quit trying to act like hes 20 again!

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I like that show also. Its a shame that they are publicly going through a divorce. What about the kids. They hid what was going on very well. I don't know who should get the kids. Or would they do you have custidy of 4 & you get the other 4 kids. I realy feel so bad for their 8 kids. You know that their kids are going to want to be with both their parents. Why would a husband of so many years & have 8 kids put into the middle of Jon's whoe cheating thing. The kids don't deserve any of that.

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Quoting Meghan:

I just hate it when people judge Kate...she started doing the show originally so that her children could have opportunities they wouldn't otherwise have because they have such a large family...they say that it is not fair to have these kids doing the show...ummmm have you ever really seen how genuinely happy these kids are pretty much all the time...toddlers don't hold back they tell you exactly what on their mind at that moment and with 8 kids if one was unhappy then they probably wouldn't have a show it would be hard to edit out all of the toddler negative sayings if it were going on...i think that anyone who says Kate is doing it for the money is ignorant...of COURSE she is doing it for the money...how else are you going to raise 8 kids on a single income in this economy?!?!?!?!?!?!? and if you nay-sayers say you wouldn't at least think about it or do it your LIARS!!!! Every one wants the best life possible for their kids and money helps and there is no 2 ways around that!



Meghan - I completely agree.

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Quoting Kimberly:

I was very upset and disturbed by the show. These are Christian people that have put money before God. Money is the root of all evil. And this goes to show that. I think it is crazy they think it won't affect the kids. Me and my husband seperated for 2 months once and my children still talk of this and they are going in adulthood. It will stay with them forever. If I could take it back I would have chose to get counseling first. These days people are so fast to put themselves first. Why couldn't we try and see if we can help others and get the focus off all our desires that are selfish. Not that I don't think we should take care of ourselves I mean the selfish things that we push our family to the side to persue. That will not benefit our families.


Whail I agree with much of what you said, I must point out that money is not the root of all evil.  The LOVE of money is the root of all evil.  And actually I believe that selfishness is more the root of all evil and out of selfishness grows the love of money and being rude to people and putting yourself infront of other.



I've been watchin the show for quite a while. First when I had my twins. Mostly for ideas on how to stay orginized. Then when we lost one of the girls, b/c it was a normal or constant thing that had not changed for me. This was helpful when EVERYTHING else got messed up and changed.



I'm sadend by the recent events. And rather dismayed at the rapidness of this transformation. I mean it was just a yr ago almost that they renewed their vows to eachother and their children in a beautiful cermony in Hawaii.  What happend?  Each says it has only been the last 6 to 7 months. Thats not much time. I spent more time trying to work out my last dating relationship, let alone a marrage with children. Why are they running away so quickly?  And everyone keeps totting how young he was when he had all these children. He is my age. I'm 32, lots of people have 7 or 8 children when they are 27 or 28.  Thats not that unusual its just an excuse in my opinion.



Also yes Kate can be a bit hyper, but ya know as a mom of just twins, its a  lot of stress and orginizing and compleatly jobs and prioritizing things is VERY improtant.  If you are already starting with an obsessive, high strung personality, having multipules is only going to bring that out to its fullest extent, and then eventually squash it all as you realize that you trully can only controle yourself.



With all of this said. I'll just say. I pray for them EVERY time I watch a show, or see a comercial or see a mag. cover with thiem on it.    And I truly hope others do that as well and maybe we can help them salvage this marrage.  I'm hoping they will get some councling since they are suspending the show till November I believe.

Kimberly - posted on 06/26/2009

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Although I loved watching the show, I think the better choice would have been to cancel the show and work on their marriage for the children and then if that didn't work go from there. It is really sad and I hate it for the whole family. However, I just don't think the 70,000 an episode is worth tearing a family apart, just my opinion. But there is another show that comes on with a man and wife that have six children, and it is really cute. The mother is excellent and the dad is hilarious, and they are all really cute. Both the husband and wife work and take care of a family so you may want to check it out.

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