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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