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Wednesday
Jan252012

Two Years Later Kate Gosselin Continues to Throw Her Ex Under the Bus

      How many times can Kate Gosselin throw her ex-husband under the bus within a time span of 48 seconds in this clip from an interview with Dr. Drew Pinsky? Let's count them and see.

1. Kate on their relationship since the divorce: It's more peaceful. It's probably not anything I'm doing differently...Maybe he's a little happier with himself, so that will boil down to peace between us.

Translation: I refused to get marriage counseling although my husband requested it to try to save the marriage. I didn't need counseling: He was the one with the problems and he was the one who needed to change. So now that he's happier with himself, no more problems!

2. Kate: The kids are now okay going there.

Translation: Lordee bee, the kids used to hate visiting their father!  Now they're finally just okay about it.

3. Dr. Drew: Is he being a good dad?


Kate:
Um, I feel like he's
trying, and that's good.

Translation: He's such a loser he wasn't even trying before, but now that he is, at least it's tolerable. And as everyone knows, I'm a great parent, so I'm qualified to sit in judgment of him.

4. Kate: The bottom line is the kids come home basically happy, and that's basically all that matters.

Translation: The kids used to come home so unhappy because Jon was being such a crappy dad. I still can't say they're thrilled to visit him, but at least they're
basically happy so at least it's a little improvement. Fortunately they have me as a mother.

     How ironic that the partner who has repeatedly been called out for being rude and entitled sits in judgment of the partner who tried to save the marriage, and the partner who continually promotes herself as a loving mother repeatedly puts down her children's father in public.

     What's it going to be like for the kids in the future when they hear all the nasty things their mom has said about their dad over the years? How long will Kate continue to publicly slam Jon despite her insistence that she's no longer emotionally invested in having a relationship with him? And how can Kate possibly believe that speaking poorly of the father of their children, at the rate of one strategically aimed toss under the bus less than every 12 seconds, will enhance her appearance or reputation in any way?

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Article first published as Kate Gosselin Breaks New Record Throwing Jon Under the Bus on Technorati.

Reader Comments (35)

Great article Polly!! It was spot on! I wish more writers could see things as clearly as you do. Kate is so transparent, but for some reason there are many that are blind to her self-promoting antics. Keep up the good work because I certainly will keep reading!

January 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMary Ann

Thanks, Mary Ann. I don't get to blog as often as I'd like so when I do I try to do a good job of it and create actual articles. Plus, i KiN SpeL! :)
Have a great day, everyone,
Polly

January 25, 2012 | Registered CommenterWerny Gal

So I finally watched the clips. What I find incredible is that you coulld mash up this interview with any interview she's done in the past 3 years and nothing has changed. The sound bytes are almost exactly the same.

Kate, it's been 3 years. You need to start changing up your responses. Stop harping on how no one is ever going to love you because you have 8 kids. And your comment about wanting a man to stand behind you and shout "Did you hear what your mother just said?" ? Doesn't Steve already do
that? You say your future partner doesn't have to co-parent, be responsible or provide for your
kids but in the next breath you say what you really want is a partner to back up or enforce what you just said. You can't have it both ways, Kate.

And some advice from someone who is a stepparent - they will have a relationship with your children and you can't stop that, although your attitude will set the tone for what that relationship will be. My stepkids have a mom who has taken the attitude of "these are my kids, not yours" with her spouse and it has caused no end of grief in that house. Their Dad always made it clear that I was his wife and that we were a parenting team. And no surprise, the kids and I have a good, loving relationship. I give my husband's respect for me and the kids full credit. He set the tone and made it clear that we were a family. Not that I was a replacement mom - they have a mom and while we may not always agree with the choices she makes we make sure to honor their relationship with her - but that we were all in this together.

January 25, 2012 | Unregistered Commentersilimom

I have said it before and I will say it again: Kate needs to love her kids more than she hates Jon.

Unfortunately I know that this will never happen. So Kate will hate Jon until the day she dies, and I find this very sad because in her case we are talking many decades of hating one person.

The kicker is Kate is unable to look in the mirror and acknowledge any responsibility for the deterioration of her marriage, as far as she is concerned it is ALL Jon's fault. Now she also holds him responsible for not just her marriage but that Kate Plus 8, a show that Jon was not even in, was cancelled too. As proof that she is so angry she recently said that she will never be in another frame of film with him. Considering it has been over 2 years that she has been in the same frame of film with Jon, why did she bring it up?

In time I know that the kids will be able to figure things out on their own. In the meantime there is no doubt in my mind that Kate trashes their dad in front of them all the time, not just every time she is in front of a camera.

January 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMickey McKean

Thanks for the article WG. Great job on translating Kate speak.
She has been trotting out this act for well over a year now. Same voice inflections, same facial expressions, same ums and *sighs*, same soft, little girl voice and teeny, tiny tears.
I also believe Kate mentioned Jon working "now" and that's good (as if left to his own devices, Jon would otherwise be mugging old ladies at the mall) and maybe he's happier.
Now, hasn't Jon been working full-time (solar panels, IT computer) for what? a year and a half or so?
The sad fact is that Kate is masterful at the art of deception because she will use a nugget of truth and blend it with implications and innuendo in a seamless fashion.
Her forked tongue is truly evil; at least that's what she uses it for.

January 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTucker's Mom

Silimom said,"You say your future partner doesn't have to co-parent, be responsible or provide for your kids but in the next breath you say what you really want is a partner to back up or enforce what you just said. You can't have it both ways, Kate."

Ironic, isn't it? She undermined Jon's parenting all the time by putting him down in front of the kids, yet she wants someone who'll support her parenting. Until she gets the basic concepts of cooperation and compromise she's doomed to repeat the same old same old again and again.

Mickey McKean said, "In time I know that the kids will be able to figure things out on their own. In the meantime there is no doubt in my mind that Kate trashes their dad in front of them all the time, not just every time she is in front of a camera."

Amen, sister. If she behaves this way in front of the cameras, when she's on her best behavior, can you imagine how she behaves at home when no ones filming her?

January 25, 2012 | Registered CommenterWerny Gal

Hi there. It's amazing how when you write a small little article about Kate, the idiots come out of the wood work. Now the idiot over at [---] is countering one of your points with a new post of her own. Surprise, surprise it's a " Lets Bash Jon posting to counter the haters" She has a "whats it going to be like for the kids in the future when the kids see what their dad said" 3 FRIGGEN years ago! If it wasn't so funny it would be sad. It seems to me that Kate is the one who is constantly running her mouth and keeping the nasty stuff out there, but the idiots who post there are giddy that they can now bash Jon once again and think they are clever. I would even comment over there if she hadn't been such a pu%%y and blocked me. Someone needs to explain "countervailing AGAIN" to her (or she needs to back away from the keyboard and tend to her child or faux daughter" [-----] the loon has a new topic now to wow with her 5000 word comments.

January 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTcparra

Can you ever image if Kate does find a man, highly unlikely, and he already has children of his own. What man is going to be interested in Kate and 8 kids if he isn't already a father. What a horrible step mother she would be. She will never be welcoming to his children. She is so cold to her own children, that is not a warm and fuzzy home - it's a house. She only takes - she does not give.

January 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPat

Hey there. What was wrong with my comment that it couldn't be posted? Are you picky about what comments you post? Do you not want any mention of other blogs and the stupid comments they make?

January 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTcparra

Hi Tcparra, I've had a very busy day at the office and am only getting around to moderating my comments now. Yes, I do not like to get involved in the "blog wars" or whatever the bickering is called. I don't usualy associate with any of the blogs on either side of the fence. Instead, I just stay here and do my own thing. I figure of anyone doesn't like it here they have the brains and free will to stay away, just like I stay away from some of their sites. Live & Let Live is my motto. I don't mind posting your comment because it's relevent to the discussion but I don't promote what are in my opinion negative blogs or bloggers here so I've taken the names out. I hope you're okay with that.

I agree, Pat, it's going to take a man who really loves children to accept Kate ad her kids. Oh wait, didn't she already have that, and didn't she publicly henpeck him into a completely emasculated state? Oh yeah, that's right, his name was Jon.

Dear Readers, tomorrow morning I am going to leave for a few days and my dear friend and blog commenter Mickey McKean will be moderating comments for me, and maybe even adding a blog entry of her own. I'll check comments before I go tomorrow morning and then after that don't be surprised if you don't hear from me for a few days as I will be without Internet service. I hope you all have a great week and I look forward to reading what everyone's been up to when I return. :D
Polly

January 26, 2012 | Registered CommenterWerny Gal

Hey no problem at all! It is amazing that the only thing that these "drama blogs" can use is an interview with chris cuomo or some other ancient TV appearance where Jon speaks his mind. Can anyone blame Jon for saying the things he said? In the end though you could say that was his year of discontent (3 years ago). Kate on the other hand is continuing her tour of Poor Pitiful me. How comforting for Dr Drew to put his hand on her knee and say "it's OK"... oh gag me with a spoon! Why doesn't he do fair and balance reporting/life changing? Why doesn't he ask Jon his thoughts and see his response? Probably be cause Jon would say "no comment" and make Kate look like a big FOOL!

January 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTcparra

OK, this is FUNNY!!!! I removed the posters name for you. Will Kate EVER recover from the betrayal? I see her with hand to her head and fainting with feelings of betrayal. SNARK! You can't make this stuff up!

XXXXXX on Friday, January 27, 2012 1:19:00 AM EST said... [ ]
In terms of throwing people under buses, how about dear Uncle Kevin and Auntie Jodie and all of their interviews, etc. That's just the stuff they put their names to. Then there are all the "anonymous" stories that clearly came from the JoKe camp plus Jodie & her sister's role in GWOP. One thing that occurred to me is that Jodie and Kevin were around when Kate was pregnant with the six and during their infancies. They had to know, based on what they heard and saw, that Pennmommy was a fraud but they never said a word. Based on one of her more recent interviews, I think Kate has moved past Jon's betrayal but Kevin's cuts her to the core.

January 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTcparra

Kate doesnt want a husband she wants an assistant . She wants the final word in everything and anything that goes on. She wants someone to do all the dirty work around the house and thats it. I really dont think she will ever find (hook) anyone again. She wants a yes man. She is not showing her kids in any way shape size or form how to respect a partner , parents, friends, or neighbors. She uses and abuses all that lay in her path. I hope for the best for the kids, so they grow up to be productive and great adults.
I have to admit Ive stoped going to her twitter and webpage. I cant stomach her .
WG .... thanks for taking out the name of another site not to have blog wars here .I appericate that .

January 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJulie B

Werny, if you ever see Jon or know people in his circle, tell him we wish nothing but the best for him
and Ellen. They handled this very well, imo.

January 28, 2012 | Unregistered Commentersilimom

Well Polly is officially away for a few days so I will be monitoring her blog until she returns.

Silimom, ITA that Jon and Ellen have handled this very well and I too wish both of them the very best too.

January 29, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMickey McKean

Is it true that Jon and Ellen split up. That is sad if it is true because it will be another loss for the kids. I am sure that Jon will be there for them though, he has been the one that has had the interest of the kids at heart. I hope the best for both Jon and Ellen. Kate I gave up on a long time ago, she really just isn't going to change. That interview could have been an original NBC/Morales.

January 29, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSherry T.

So the latest scuttle butt is that one of the twins has a twitter account. I checked it out and frankly I think it's a fake.

One big red flag for me is why would X make a twitter account with her name on it? I mean, I just set up a twitter account and changed my account name to my internet alias (Silimom). I also set my account settings so that no one could look me up by my email.

Okay, so if I, a 43 year old woman who, granted, is probably a little more tech savvy then most, can figure out how to do this in 15 minutes on my own, how improbable is it that an 11 year old girl, with instructions from her friends, could create a twitter account that only those she gives the screen name to could access (or a facebook account, or a gmail account, etc.)?

Kate claims her children have no social media accounts. How does she know for certain? Given how much she twitters, I doubt she is watching over them every second of the day. Also, Kate herself has said she is not the most technical literate person on the planet. How hard would it be for her 11 year olds to hide their online usage from her? Probably not too difficult.

If X has a twitter account with her own, personalized screen name that nobody but her friends know, then I say more power to her. She deserves some privacy and to be like any other kid who tries to squeak by their parents and push the envelope of online parental rules. That being said, I'm glad they have a father who is a little more computer literate than their mom and hopefully both parents are working together to make sure that whatever the girls do, they are safe.

On that note, according to another recent tweet from someone not connected to the X Twitter Uproar, Jon and Kate were both seen eating together at the Tomcat Cafe in Reading last Thursday. Mind, this was the day before he made his announcement about he and Ellen breaking up, so perhaps he was giving her a heads up so they could prepare the kids. No mention was made as to whether they were fighting or having a civilized conversation. Just that they were eating together.

First the disclaimer: Anyone can say anything they want on twitter. There are no photos to prove what they said was true. If I am spreading rumor, innuendo or just plain lies, I apologize.

However, if it's true, it raises some interesting questions and thoughts. It's nice to think that perhaps they have both come to a place where they can be civil to each other and meet face to face to discuss issues that affect their kids. And it says a lot about Jon that he would be willing to put his kids first despite the comments his ex-wife continues to make in the media about their relationship. As for Kate, it says something about her that she'd be willing to meet him face to face as well, although I don't know what really.

So what do all of you think? Why would Kate potentially (allegedly) agree to meet Jon and have a meal with him?

I have to confess, this is the type of information/news that interests me, not that Kate is on Runner's Magazine or any other publication. I hooked into this family because they seemed like nice people at first, although Kate always struck me as a bit over the top, and the kids were cute. I have always wished them the best and have been disappointed by how both parents have behaved and, at least for Kate, continue to behave.

The idea that they could actually be getting along and working together hopefully for their kids (and not because rumors of a reconciliation are true) make me feel a bit better about this whole twisted, sordid mess. I'd like to see Jon and Kate heal their differences and step up and be better parents to their kids. I know Jon has been making a concerted effort. The idea that Kate might be at least willing to hear what he has to say, even if she doesn't agree, is progress and I hope it is indeed happening.

Sorry for the rambling. Thanks for letting me express my feelings.

January 31, 2012 | Unregistered Commentersilimom

So the latest scuttle butt is that Cara Gosselin has a twitter account. I checked it out and frankly I think it's a fake.

One big red flag for me is why would Cara Gosselin make a twitter account with her name on it? I mean, I just set up a twitter account and changed my account name to my internet alias (Silimom). I also set my account settings so that no one could look me up by my email.

Okay, so if I, a 43 year old woman who, granted, is probably a little more tech savvy then most, can figure out how to do this in 15 minutes on my own, how improbable is it that an 11 year old girl, with instructions from her friends, could create a twitter account that only those she gives the screen name to could access (or a facebook account, or a gmail account, etc.)?

Kate claims her children have no social media accounts. How does she know for certain? Given how much she twitters, I doubt she is watching over them every second of the day. Also, Kate herself has said she is not the most technical literate person on the planet. How hard would it be for her 11 year olds to hide their online usage from her? Probably not too difficult.

If Cara Gosselin has a twitter account with her own, personalized screen name that nobody but her friends know, then I say more power to her. She deserves some privacy and to be like any other kid who tries to squeak by their parents and push the envelope of online parental rules. That being said, I'm glad they have a father who is a little more computer literate than their mom and hopefully both parents are working together to make sure that whatever the girls do, they are safe.

On that note, according to another recent tweet from someone not connected to the Cara Gosselin Twitter Uproar, Jon and Kate were both seen eating together at the Tomcat Cafe in Reading last Thursday. Mind, this was the day before he made his announcement about he and Ellen breaking up, so perhaps he was giving her a heads up so they could prepare the kids. No mention was made as to whether they were fighting or having a civilized conversation. Just that they were eating together.

First the disclaimer: Anyone can say anything they want on twitter. There are no photos to prove what they said was true. If I am spreading rumor, innuendo or just plain lies, I apologize.

However, if it's true, it raises some interesting questions and thoughts. It's nice to think that perhaps they have both come to a place where they can be civil to each other and meet face to face to discuss issues that affect their kids. And it says a lot about Jon that he would be willing to put his kids first despite the comments his ex-wife continues to make in the media about their relationship. As for Kate, it says something about her that she'd be willing to meet him face to face as well, although I don't know what really.

So what do all of you think? Why would Kate potentially (allegedly) agree to meet Jon and have a meal with him?

I have to confess, this is the type of information/news that interests me, not that Kate is on Runner's Magazine or any other publication. I hooked into this family because they seemed like nice people at first, although Kate always struck me as a bit over the top, and the kids were cute. I have always wished them the best and have been disappointed by how both parents have behaved and, at least for Kate, continue to behave.

The idea that they could actually be getting along and working together hopefully for their kids (and not because rumors of a reconciliation are true) make me feel a bit better about this whole twisted, sordid mess. I'd like to see Jon and Kate heal their differences and step up and be better parents to their kids. I know Jon has been making a concerted effort. The idea that Kate might be at least willing to hear what he has to say, even if she doesn't agree, is progress and I hope it is indeed happening.

Sorry for the rambling. Thanks for letting me express my feelings.

January 31, 2012 | Unregistered Commentersilimom

Here's the twitter link I'm referencing, by the way. You don't need to post it, Mickey, I just wanted you to be aware of where I'm getting the information from.

xxxxxxxxx
this morning my friend went to breakfast at tomcat cafe and jon and kate gosselin were there.. together!! bring in the paps!!

January 31, 2012 | Unregistered Commentersilimom

Silimom,

I did X out the twitter name but I did post the tweet. As for whether or not Jon and Kate could meet at Tomcat and be civil ... I doubt it because she continually throws him under the bus. However I would hope that after all this time they could meet and discuss the kids face to face, and this type of thing interests me too more than any article in RW.

Yesterday I did see some comments that one of the twins is on Twitter (I removed her name from your post) and like you my first thought was that it was fake. I also agree that if this twin (or both?) is on Twitter she/they would not necessarily use her own name(s), and of course it is very possible that Kate would be clueless. No I think that it would be Jon that would be more likely to figure out whether or not one of their children were on Twitter.

January 31, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMickey McKean

According to Kate, there are statistics that prove that most HOM marriages don't make it. Now I have no idea if this is a true statistic or not, but what I do know is that I had the same reaction as I watched this clip of her talking to Dr. Drew in 2012 as I did the first time I heard Kate say it in 2009: just because Kate said it does not mean that this is indeed a fact, meanwhile how convenient is it that Kate has a way of justifying her decision to file for divorce which is of course her way of eliminating one more person in her life that she feels she no longer needs for *her* TV show.

In 2012 I know of two HOM marriages that have ended in divorce: the Gosselins and the Masches. Both families allowed cameras into their home and film their everyday lives for a reality show, which there is no doubt that it added stress to an already stressful situation. But whether or not other families that also have HOM that are not in a reality show, are they still together? As far as I know the Dilleys have managed to stay together, and they were able to make it working real mediocre jobs.

Anyway ... once I realized that watching J&K+8 was wrong on so many levels, I did not watch RAISING SEXTUPLETS with the Masches when it started or any reality show with children in it. However I was aware of what was going on in that TV show/marriage due to posts on the Gosselin blogs.

A few weeks ago there were some reruns of RS so I tuned in to see for myself what this family was all about and to look for "signs" of a future divorce. Then last night I noted that there were more episodes being aired so once again I programmed my DVR.

Jenny and Bryan Masche decided to move from Arizona to Florida. Whereas this move was justified so Bryan could start a new business, it also due to miles severed ties with both their families. Not a surprise, during the 5 days road trip tempers flared and I was stunned to hear the following conversation:

Bryan to Jenny: "Get off my case ... c'mon Kate. You are being very condescending and very emasculating, exactly what Kate did to Jon ... like breaking his balls down, that is what you were doing."

Jenny said to the camera: "it doesn't offend me that he says that I'm acting like Kate Gosselin, it offends me that he is bringing her up because that is stupid."

In another episode Bryan and Jenny go to a therapist and kudos to them for doing so. I wonder what would have happened if Kate had participated in counseling, but it seems that only Jon was willing to save his marriage, not Kate. Oh wait, I forgot, Kate does not need counseling because she is perfect ::cough cough::

In the final few moments after the Masche counseling session this is what they said:

Bryan: "So how do you think that went?
Jenny: "I think it is going to be very good for us"
Bryan: "I agree"
Jenny: "I think that it is important for every marriage"

Jenny to camera: "We really want a happy marriage and happy babies... this is what we have always dreamed for each other."

Bryan to camera: "It is really uncomfortable to be on the hot seat but if it is going to make Jenny and I stronger then I say bring it on".

There are more episodes of RS being aired tonight and I will probably watch them too even though I know this marriage ended in divorce which is a sad thing. I can only hope that both Bryan and Jenny have moved forward and are doing the best they can which is of course in the best interest of their 6 children.

January 31, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMickey McKean

After seeing mention of the possible sighting of the Gosselin parents together, I could not help but wonder if the former Mrs. Gosselin has never gotten over Jon, and I do not necessarily mean that in a positive manner. I was reminded of a scene from one of the J&K+8 episodes that stuck in my mind: it involved an unfortunate comment that Jon made in reference to his wife, who he said looked much different after having the sextuplets, compared to the cute, slim blonde with long hair he met. Though her response at the time was dismissive and she said something like: Oh, Jon, you know you love me no matter what, it is my opinion that the former Mrs. Gosselin etched that comment into her brain to make sure Jon would eat those words. Even though she had short, brownish hair and went out of her way to show the excess abdominal tissue resulting from her HOM post-pregnancy body, it was her choice to do it, whereas I think Jon’s comment threw her off. Subsequently, it seemed her motivation would be to make sure Jon saw that cute, slim blonde with long hair—at any cost—so he could eat his heart out after having the nerve to make such an unflattering statement about her. She would see to it he would regret those words! It also came to mind to me when she approached the van in skimpy clothes one time, too. Does anyone else remember that? Gosh, I just hope that whatever happens, nothing more will adversely impact those poor kids!

January 31, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCalifornia Suzy

I'm sure there's a "looking good is the best revenge" attitude on Kate's part. It's easy to look good when you have as much free time as Kate has and your motivated to eat right and exercise. The most recent pics of Jon clearly show a man who is working full time if not more and likely falling into habits such as eating out too much and being too sedentary. (Sorry, but Jon looked the heaviest I've ever seen him). Again, I get it - if Jon is working two jobs, he doesn't have the same time as Kate to put into his physical health/appearance.

However, what Kate doesn't get is that it really doesn't matter how good you look on the outside, if you are ugly on the inside it's extremely unattractive for most people. Jon knows Kate intimately and given their history I doubt he finds her attractive anymore. So all her work is falling on deaf ears, so to speak.

That's got to eat away at Kate. JMO.

February 1, 2012 | Unregistered Commentersilimom

Hey everyone, I'm back. Thanks so much to Mickey McLean for moderating comments for me. I sure appreciate it!

February 4, 2012 | Registered CommenterWerny Gal

sorry. even more behind than usual! great post (though I could have read the translations on my own, I would not have counted by the second. wonder why my DVR didn't catch this. at least we have figured out why it didn't catch 30 Rock)

I have not read the comments. As i was scrolling down, I caught a Bryan and Jenny. I find it interesting that while after 3 episodes I knew who Kate was, I never caught on to Jenny.
How did that happen? Was it editing?

February 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPamelaJaye

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