April 21st, 2010
09:25 AM ET

Kate Gosselin eliminated from 'Dancing'

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Kate Gosselin, one of the most talked-about contestants in the history of “Dancing With the Stars," was kicked off the show Tuesday night after weeks of drama and not-so-great performances that riled up fans.

Say what you will about Gosselin’s dancing - which often looked more like walking and which the judges described as “catatonic,” “odd” and “hard to watch” at various points of the competition - she boosted the show’s ratings and kept trying despite overwhelming criticism.

In a departure from previous results shows, when producers kept Gosselin’s fate in limbo until the very end of the hour, she and professional partner Tony Dovolani were declared to be in the “bottom two” in the first few minutes.

In a bit of a surprise, actress Pamela Anderson later joined them in the dreaded red spotlight. Both women then had to endure very tight, long camera close-ups that clearly showed their nerves before Gosselin’s name was finally announced as the celebrity who would be going home.

It was an emotional exit for Gosselin, who began to cry as soon as she began her farewell interview with co-hosts Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke. At first, she couldn’t talk, so her professional partner Tony Dovolani stepped in.

“I’m very proud of Kate,” Dovolani said. “I thought you danced beautifully, you showed America that it doesn’t matter how much things go against you –- you still come out here and give it your best.”

When she regained her composure, Gosselin said she had a gut feeling this would be the night she would be eliminated.

“I’m very, very honored to have been here,” she said. “I had a wonderful teacher.”

She also thanked the fans who voted for her and kept her in the show, despite low scores from the judges.

“I was scared to death most of the time,” Gosselin added.

In a sign of just how much interest there was in Gosselin’s exit, the producers skipped the usual prepared montage of clips always shown when eliminated celebrities say their goodbyes and kept talking to her for several minutes. It was probably the most likable and accessible she's been since the start of the competition.

Then, Gosselin and Dovolani hugged, she did her “heart” gesture to the camera and she was gone.

What did you think of the show?

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  2. JChapin

    Kate went to the extreme when she had tmmy tuck and wanted breast lift. Darn at 55 without ever having any procedure done, I look better that she does. I really wonder what I would look like if I was afforded all the freebies in life, million dollar house, kick your husband out, so what you and Jon were responsible for what you did....8 kids, why cash iisn. You make me sick.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:34 am | Report abuse |
  3. MalloryColleen

    Kate,...please do yourself a favor,..DO NOT EVER GO ON THE VIEW. Those women tore you apart as if you werent a human w/ feelings.
    I watched your TLC a few times,...and obviously saw you on what was my favorite show, The View. I only know of you to be a co-worker, ie:mother.
    I was disgusted what the ladies said and how they ganged up against you,..only weeks after you sat on their couch. I live in a county where a lot of national bullying stories are going on and I will NOT condone what they did to you. I am trying to teach my 6yr old right from wrong. And one way to teach him is by example. I will never watch that show again.
    You're a human being. Period.

    April 23, 2010 at 6:58 am | Report abuse |
  4. Emily

    A real working mom doesn't take to work the personal life and drama. When you are really supporting your family you don't need to let the people know what you are doing. kate likes to be around cameras and trying to be famous, but the most succesful story that matters is the emotional future for her kids. John used to be home with the kids and to be helpful, and each one has 50% of right, responsibilities and guilt too.Can they share the kids without drama?

    April 23, 2010 at 2:16 am | Report abuse |
  5. DeeDee

    I think Kate is wonderful. In my opinion, she will be doing bigger and better things in her life. I am absolutely going to be following her career, because I am sure she will be proving herself to be a wonderful mother, successful women, on and off T.V. and I do believe she has lots to offer. As for all of you jealous women, get off of her case. Too bad for you. I'm am sure if you were in her situation, could you do as well as she has. Kate has come a long way, she has learned lots of life's lesson's, and I am sure she will continue to grow into a role model for women and mother's. Kate keep on keeping on. I am touched by you and I admire all of your accomplishments. Kate, I wish you every success with you new shows, and don't let all of these nasty people get you discouraged. Reach for the stars. Go girl, go.

    April 22, 2010 at 11:53 pm | Report abuse |
  6. hippiechick

    He arranged for her to get the house at no cost, completely furnished. If she'd stay out of the salon and away from the plastic surgeon she'd have money to pay her bills....oh, wait, those must be the bills she is talking about. The nannies are there from a church or community group, something like that, not sure if they get any money from her or not.

    April 22, 2010 at 6:08 pm | Report abuse |
  7. C. Miller

    It's amazing how low our country has become. I'm amazed, even though it is a small minority, that there are people dumb enough to support her and stick up for her. She has showed her true colors in every venture she has undertaken and she is a horrible wife, mother, and dancer and has no skills whatsoever to be allowed to come into our living rooms. Dumbing down of America folks.

    April 22, 2010 at 2:15 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Amanda

    Dr. Phil GAVE Octomom her house? I didn't know that. Well, maybe she and Kate are both just addicted to begging! She did say though that she may lose her house and that she is unable to pay her bills, even though she has three nannies!

    April 22, 2010 at 1:53 pm | Report abuse |
  9. hippiechick

    Amanda, how can Octomom lose a house that was given to her by Dr. Phil? LOL, that woman is crazy and will do anything for attention.

    I've driven by her house, it's nothing that fancy by L.A. standards and in a heavily Oriental-population community. Maybe that's her problem, she can't communicate with the neighbors.

    April 22, 2010 at 12:54 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Amanda

    I cannot stand women like Gosselin and Octomom who have litters of children by invitro-fertilization with the hope of getting the rest of us to feel sorry for them and support them, one way or the other!

    Octomom, after having facelifts hoping to look like Angeline Jolie, and getting a big house, was just on tv this week showing us how hard it is for her. There was a feeding trough with 14 little spaces for her babies to sit while the three nannies fed them. Some were squaling and revolting against the process, or the filming of it perhaps! Octomom went on to say she isn't making it and that she may lose her house. Whine, whine, whine.

    Just like Kate. Kate is a fraud and she knows it. Some think she will go on in her celebrity status. I don't think she can. People are starting to see through her facade. Whine, whine, whine, tears and please feel sorry for me, please love me gets to be overbearing!

    April 22, 2010 at 10:57 am | Report abuse |
  11. full story required

    It takes a person with not much going on in their lives to so critically judge another person without having the full story.
    I understand that she put herself and her family in the media, so along with that comes some level of scruitiny. so long as my taxpayer dollars are not feeding and clothing her kids, she is golden with me.
    The beauty of living in America is freedom ... to make indivudual choices. If you do not like her, do not watch her on TV. This nation as a whole would do well to focus on ourselves and self-improvement.

    April 22, 2010 at 10:09 am | Report abuse |
  12. Demara

    Good riddance. There are plenty of other dancers who are plenty better than her... Just not as famous because of her having 8 children.

    April 22, 2010 at 9:25 am | Report abuse |
  13. Jerry

    You people watch way too much TV

    April 22, 2010 at 9:17 am | Report abuse |
  14. Beverly

    Stop putting Kate down. Alright, she was not the best dancer, but
    she did try. Everybody should mind their own business.

    April 22, 2010 at 9:16 am | Report abuse |
  15. nancynovice

    When will Octomom be on??

    April 22, 2010 at 9:07 am | Report abuse |
  16. Blair

    I personally know of someone, although male, who is exactly like Kate.....a total control freak. This person has no idea he is wrong and believes it is the rest of the world who has the problem. Unfortunately, his adult/teenage children are suffering alcoholism and long-term analysis because of this problem. Kate's "I just don't get it. I just don't get it" speech on DWTS is her reaction to relationship conflict. She truly doesn't "get it". I think Kate needs an intervention to get her into behaviour modification rehab. I mean no disrespect here. Kate has a need for attention/fame. She monitors what her children can see of DWTS, cutting out any part that puts her in a bad light. I understand that. What I don't understand is why she, in the first place, allows herself to be put in any bad light from which she has to shield her children. Teaching her children that "mommy is always right and the victim" will have huge repercussions. Is one way to "save" Kate's family a different reality show (yeah, yeah, I know. do we need another one? she's going to do it anyway so why not one with positive results?) where she enters rehab? She would become America's darling trying to change for the sake of her children. This would satisfy her need for fame (she already has enough money and does NOT have to continually leave her children to make more) and, in the long run, hopefully heal those she loves through their own simultaneous counseling. She needs to get rid of all these people who use her as a cash cow and willingly exploit Kate and her family for their own greed. Without condoning her personality or behaviour in any way, I feel sorry for the woman and her family.

    April 22, 2010 at 8:58 am | Report abuse |
  17. PsKing

    Gone, but not for long. The crocodile tears & the feel-sorry-for-me-I-popped-out-8-kids routine will return again & again, I am sure. Kate Gosselin is one of those people who had a taste of fame & became addicted. It will be a long time before we are rid of her. I still think we should put her & OctoMom in a TV show. They could call the show "Tacky Times Two".

    April 22, 2010 at 8:49 am | Report abuse |
  18. hippiechick

    Amanda, I never watched her show with the kids either. I only know what I've seen on DWTS and you and I agree completely on that. Plus, I've seen her up close and personal here in L.A. and she is NOT a nice person. Very condescending and just downright mean to folks who just want to try to be nice to her.

    April 22, 2010 at 8:43 am | Report abuse |
  19. Amanda

    "Dancing" has been my favorite show since day one. I even stuck with it all through the Kate Gosselin debacle. Oh she was an embarrassment to the show. One of the judges said she danced like someone pushing a grocery cart. They were right. It upset me that she was on so long! That woman CANNOT dance! Poor Tony!

    I didn't know much about Gosselin before watching her on DWTS, but I quickly learned to dislike her whining, crying, teary-eyed self-pity. She had invitro-fertilization to have a bunch of kids, and is now exploiting them while enriching herself. She wanted people to feel so sorry for her, and begged to be loved.

    Whatever! I did not fall for it. I felt sorry for her kids.

    Good riddance, Kate.

    April 22, 2010 at 8:01 am | Report abuse |
  20. JO

    GOOD! Take care of your kids and stop thinking about how to stay in reality TV to make yourself look good. Enough is enough Kate.

    April 22, 2010 at 7:30 am | Report abuse |

    The lady from Warsaw, Poland and her soap opera student should still be on this show, the instructor is hot, has a rocking body and she was a great instructor, DWTS is a rigged popularity contest, it's a good way to help an hour go by.

    April 22, 2010 at 7:23 am | Report abuse |
  22. Tracy

    I give her credit for trying. She has more courage than alot of people going through everything she has been and still facing the camera every week. I wanna know why she is getting talked about as a bad mom for supporting her kids. How many actresses or actors go away to film a movie but they arent getting put under the microscope. I think the haters should stop reading about her if they are sick of her. No one made you watch her 'dance' and no one makes you read the articles. Until you walk in her shoes I think no one should judge her. We only see pieces of the story, we arent living it. Keep your head up Kate, you are the only one that knows what you can and cant handle.

    April 22, 2010 at 6:53 am | Report abuse |
  23. hippiechick

    Thank God and Greyhound she's gone....to quote an old country song.

    But not quite yet. She is scheduled to be on a reality TV show, traveling around the country (while her kids are stuck back in PA with the nannies) interviewing other moms with lots of kids. So those of you with a big household who adore Kate, sign up and maybe she'll come visit you.

    I see Jon getting custody of these kids very soon if she doesn't wake up and get her priorities straight. And if the rumors are true that she may be on The Bachlorette, she will definitely lose her kids. No judge in his right mind would give custody to a woman who's cavorting around in hot tubs and swimming pools with a bunch of strange men she barely knows.

    I think everyone who's commented that she's only interested in herself, her looks, being on TV, has it dead on.

    April 22, 2010 at 6:49 am | Report abuse |
  24. Kathy

    the "stars" are jealous that a NORMAL good-looking mom is getting all the attention!!!!!! I say gooo KATE

    April 22, 2010 at 6:43 am | Report abuse |
  25. Zoya

    Salute Kate,
    You are a beautiful woman and a great fighter!
    People with negative comments do not understand anything in the life. They are jealous and miserable.
    You are the Star.

    April 22, 2010 at 6:21 am | Report abuse |
  26. Cathy

    I respect her efforts, her honesty, and as long as the kids are happy and cared for, she has the right as any mom to work .. her parenting skills are fine from what I have seen, 8 kids, wow, how would yours be???? you all need to quit being so critical of others and fix your own lives, and DWTS was supposed to be about celebs who couldn't dance and progressed and then judged,, DUHH you all

    April 22, 2010 at 5:41 am | Report abuse |
  27. Cathy

    DWTS needs to only have celebs on it that can't and have never danced, THAT WOULD BE ENTERTAINMENT,,more fun to see someone learn and progress

    April 22, 2010 at 5:35 am | Report abuse |
  28. Juan Castro

    Too bad that she is gone. She was the funny part of the show that could be beneficial to increase the show's rating. the producers could take advantages of this dancing phenomenon.

    April 22, 2010 at 4:53 am | Report abuse |
  29. partyfoul

    kate is garbage. she didnt take a nursing job cause she said she is used to a higher life style. how many millions of people make less than a nurse and still some how make it?

    she wants all the attention and doesnt care about her kids.

    they need to take her kids away. she is a sorry excuse for a mom.

    April 22, 2010 at 3:07 am | Report abuse |
  30. marie

    Good riddence, Now she will go back to making money off her kids again. What a looser.

    April 22, 2010 at 2:28 am | Report abuse |
  31. Sarah



    April 22, 2010 at 1:52 am | Report abuse |
  32. Jess

    Thank goodness she's gone! She seems like a terrible person who doesn't have a genuine bone in her body. I'm convinced people kept voting for her so they could watch her fail week after week. She should've been voted off a long time ago.

    April 22, 2010 at 1:41 am | Report abuse |
  33. Sentinal2012

    It's back to Hollywood Squares for both Tom and Kate. Bean town awaits you.

    April 22, 2010 at 12:49 am | Report abuse |
  34. Nosey

    How can so many people who claim never to watch the show have so much to say about it? As far as I know, Betty White was never on the show (probably thinking of Cloris Leachman - talk about horrible dancing!!!). Kate is not the worst dancer ever to be on the show; Mr. T was. He was subbing for his son and just came out and stomped around like an elephant and made no effort whatsoever to do the routine, but people just kept him on the show far too long. As for Kate, she was not a good dancer, but neither was Buzz, and a couple of the other men are also "stompers," just walking through the routine, with no musicality or appropriate physical movement. Also, Kate did not learn about the custody battle until she was already in rehearsals and committed to the show. I agree that she looked like she was not enjoying any of it most of the time while on camera. It was probably something she was sorry she got mixed up in, but was already committed to it. Jon is a sorry excuse for a husband, and I'm not sure he could have been much of a father (especially when the kids were babies and toddlers) if Kate and her OCD had not been around. She kept things organized and humming. In any event, this episode in her life is over, and people need to give her a break so she can take care of the personal hell she is going through right now (caused, of course, by Jon). Give 'im hell, Kate. You've got a lot of friends from years of watching the show.

    April 22, 2010 at 12:04 am | Report abuse |
  35. grayfoxes56

    I don't have a lot of sympathy for the "single mom" campaign for Kate, I used to enjoy Jon & Kate plus 8 and I miss the show..I stopped watching it because of the degrading way Kate talked to Jon, it got so bad I could not enjoy the children. When they were interviewed Kate was answering interrupting Jon and then being sarcastic, I used to wonder how he was going to keep his manhood and stay in the cituation, when the children were with Jon, she acted jealous, calling like he was one of the children..I am not happy to see anyone get divorced and I wish Kate could have recognized her arrogance on the tapes, but Jon is just as much a father as she is a mother and it is not always about how much money you can bring in, it's how well you teach your children how to manage with what they have..too many people have been taught to value things instead of enjoying life..fun with my dad was him popping popcorn with butter and taking us to the park or drive in..him going out and saying come on..he had equal voice in the home..and yes, at times my mother made more money than he did..but we did'nt know that until we were grown. We need to put values on people instead of $$. I hope Jon & Kate plus returns with Jon spending time with the children and Kate can do the same..bring the show back, maybe if Kate had respected him he would'nt have gone on that binge..I forgive him and hope to see him on a show as a dad of his kids

    April 21, 2010 at 11:54 pm | Report abuse |
  36. fahlou

    I don't believe people are jealous of Kate. Nowadays, it would be so easy for anyone to go on a reality show, most of us choose not to. The issue is not that she's making money but the fact that she's not gracious about it. Instead of counting her blessings, she constantly nags and whines. The bottomline is that she has plenty of money to raise her family if she chooses to live modestly. There is a difference between supporting your family and trying desperately to maintain the life of celebrity that you can't afford. She's so caught up in it that she's losing sight of what really matters and that's her family. The state of PA already committed to paying the tuition of the kids. So we're really talking about everyday necessities. Kate's supporters get angry that people dare to judge her yet they have no issues bashing Jon calling him a lazy bum but are quick to forget that he supported his family before and throughout the show. The same people get angry that others judge Kate w/o knowing her but "know for a fact" that Jon doesn't have a job and that he's a bad father. That is simply utter hypocrisy and like Kate, you lack credibility.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:48 pm | Report abuse |
  37. Lorraine

    It was hard to watch her boss her husband around, and it was hard to watch hard try think she was dancing. She has never been entertaining. Its just like watching a train wreck...you can't not look....thats the only reason why we toon in. And it is unfair that John could not have been with the children while she thought she was dancing. Now go think you are crying Kate.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:47 pm | Report abuse |
  38. sarah

    Hang in there Kate !!! Looking forward to your next television projects.
    Your most recent book was a joy to read. Thanks for sharing those adorable children with us. (She is working, paying taxes, is not on welfare and is a good mom).

    April 21, 2010 at 11:33 pm | Report abuse |



    April 21, 2010 at 11:30 pm | Report abuse |
  40. Lynn

    I am so glad that no-talent, whining, can't -do-anything Kate is off of the show. Although Buzz wasn't a great dancer, he was much more appealing that this woman who THINKS she is a star.

    The next Reality Star off the show should be JAKE. He needs to go somewhere with his trailer trash and find a hole.

    Reality Stars are not celebrities. Stop wasting our time placing these NOBODYS with actual celebrities, music icons, sports stars and media sensations.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:03 pm | Report abuse |
  41. teresa

    Kate @Octomom what drama Queen please go home be a mother to all 8 children get your drama husband off the news,,,Start thinking about your children Who do you two mother think this THE BRADY BUNCH DRAMA QUEENS ouch

    April 21, 2010 at 10:51 pm | Report abuse |
  42. Sue

    DWTS should have Tony keep giving Kate dancing lessons and then have them back as guests on the results night for the finally.

    They should advertise it as "Mystery Guests". That would really help DWTS ratings.

    Of course, the dance lessons should be taught while the children are in school, so that Kate can give it her full attention.

    Hopefully, there is no more drama created for Kate by anyone.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:44 pm | Report abuse |
  43. Girl

    YES! Maybe CNN can lay off of her for awhile. At least until she scams her way back in the media. I'd rather hear about Tiger Woods. At leas he has real talent.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:43 pm | Report abuse |
  44. jelsasser

    I'm not a Kate fan, but will give her credit for attempting to dance. As for Tony, he hung in there with a partner whose talents lay elsewhere. He did his job, and verbally rescued Kate when she couldn't speak. He is a CLASSY ACT.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:38 pm | Report abuse |
  45. amy Williams

    jealousy is one of the worst character defects of all..I would recommend working on your own issues than be soI know it when I see it, I alsways try to wish the best for everyone especially when real child abuse looks nothing like this and its all around us every day but we do nothing about it, the thing that got me to comment which I never do is the desperate contsant need to tear apart someone like many of you do every day with this woman. I have never seen the show or her show with her kids but every day i see hatred and envy and attacks on this woman..do you have nothing better to do? she loves her kids and she is working to pay the bills and dancing on this show is something they will be proud of one day..let it go and look in the mirror..jealousy gets you no where, treat people as you wish to be treated. so sad how sick so many people are..

    April 21, 2010 at 10:38 pm | Report abuse |
  46. Funbags3

    Dear Kate, please go away... FOREVER. Love, Funbags xoxo

    ps – YOU CAN'T DANCE

    April 21, 2010 at 10:35 pm | Report abuse |
  47. Vicki

    "I really like Tom but he really made me mad by falling all over Kate when she got voted off "

    IHO, it's called, "being kind." But don't kick yourself for not recognizing it. I'm sure it threw most of the other folks on this forum as well.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:28 pm | Report abuse |
  48. tcb

    I'm tired of hearing about Kate Gosslin. She thinks she is a celebrity. She is really a whiny person who neglects her kids for fame. People must stop paying attention to what she does and let her go away out of the lime light.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:48 pm | Report abuse |
  49. Susan - Canada

    Karen – Jon is supporting the kids with $20,000.00 a month. Trust me, I'm sure he's paying it, otherwise Kate would be on every talk show to let everyone know that he isn't. I would think that he still is getting money from TLC as the show is in re-runs, etc.

    I doubt very much that this woman is hurting financially. We all could live very nicely on $20,000.00 a month, 8 kids or not.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:47 pm | Report abuse |
  50. Trevor

    Can her 15 minutes be up now? Seriously, the only reason she's at all known is because she and her ex-husband didn't grasp the concept that fertility medications cause multiple births. She's an insincere, plastic twit with no real personality except tyrant. I honestly believe that her ex stuck around as long as he did because he knew the child support would kill him. He's a dullard but she's a dictator. Please let this be the laast we see of her.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:46 pm | Report abuse |
  51. james10097

    man the net works r crazy, the net works is givening this way to much air time kate is really over rated, i mean she is a tirrable dancer she is just not worth the air time the net work is given her way to much, please stop

    April 21, 2010 at 9:45 pm | Report abuse |
  52. Karen

    Kate has a really high life-style expectation from what I've read about her. I know that raising children is expensive, but there are a lot of folks out there that are doing it and doing a really good job of it on a lot less money that Kate seems to feel she needs . I'm not disputing the fact that she has to work, but she doesn't need to keep exploiting her children just to live the high life. I also agree with those that state Jon needs to step up and start helping to support the kids.

    But I am so glad she's off of DWTS.. it was just painful to watch her each week.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:33 pm | Report abuse |
  53. Susan - Canada

    @ Cowgirlamy – April 21st, 2010 10:11 am ET

    Andreas- I agree. Why do new organizations keep reporting on her like she is some big star? What the heck is going on in this world when we have someone like Kate Gosselin endlessly talked about on every entertainment show as well as NEWS programs. ENOUGH! She is NOT newsworthy. Despite what you think, 99% of us do not want to hear anything about her so STOP reporting on her. Stop it. Just stop it.

    As long as they get some 600+ posts or more like they have right now....trust me, they will continue reporting on her and I'm sure she just loves it! With her 2 news shows coming up on TLC, she will be around for several years....she isn't going away anytime soon.

    I just find it funny that I'm never "held in moderation" whenever I post on anything concerning her, but always am, when I post on other topics and my post is also never shown....makes you wonder....

    In a perfect world, we'd all just ignore the reporting on her and not respond and she'd just slowly go away, but I doubt that will happen.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:29 pm | Report abuse |
  54. joy

    Sorry guys . . . can't get rid of her. I heard she has a new show coming up on TLC. She desperately wants her 15 minute of fame to go on and on and on . . . There's enough people out there who actually likes this woman. These people need to have their heads checked out.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:28 pm | Report abuse |
  55. Donna G

    Thank God she is gone. Can't stand her !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 9:23 pm | Report abuse |
  56. Kathie

    Gel said "You bunch of idiots...wait till you are in her shoe, you might even collect waste to feed youselves. It is easy for you to say go home & be a mom. To what? Watch your kids starve to death? l am a single mom and I know how it breaks my heart when my children ask something I can't afford."

    Well, I can say for 99.9% of us in here that you are about as dumb as a box of rocks coming in here to whine, Gel. It breaks my heart seeing a low IQ come in here and wail over a woman who had a choice in all matters in her life and screwed it up. By the way, I will NEVER be in her shoes because I have a brain and know enough to keep my legs closed so as not to end up in hers or your shoes.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:04 pm | Report abuse |
  57. jimmy8

    Thank god. I'm glad this talentless fake spotlight hungry bimbo is finally voted off. I have to go on with dancing because my kids want me to. SIGH ... give me a break.

    April 21, 2010 at 8:46 pm | Report abuse |
  58. Ginmill

    should never have been on the show should have been out first week when she walked instead of danced. Worst person ever on show for dancing ability. Those of you who love her should be glad she is gone since it clearly was too much for her to deal with.

    But lets not kid ourselves that she needed the job. If she was that short of money, the implants and hair extensions wouldn't have been done and we would live in a normal size house not a mansion with nannies.

    So I will stop hating Kate if you will stop being ridiculous about how poor she is.

    April 21, 2010 at 8:46 pm | Report abuse |
  59. Nita

    Ding dong! I'm so glad she's gone! I actually felt horribly sorry for her partner and watching her was like watching a car wreck...it's horrible but you can't help but stare in stunned horror and hope it will be over soon. Tony was gracious but come on, no one should have to put up with that much self-piting, whining hissy fits from anyone over the age of 4. The woman may actually be a nice person (but it sure doesn't show) and she may actually care about her children and think she is doing the right thing, but she is not likeable or interesting as a celebrity...only a trainwreck, and even those get boring after a while. And she's definitely got no talent for entertaining if those kids weren't there. Her time is over and she needs to move on to a real life that doesn't involve desperately jumping in front of every camera in sight proclaiming herself a martyr to her fame.

    April 21, 2010 at 8:45 pm | Report abuse |
  60. Matt

    However will she be able to feed her poor kids now?

    April 21, 2010 at 8:44 pm | Report abuse |
  61. Please

    Maybe the daily Kate Gosselin articles will stop? I know I don't have to read them, but it's just annoying to see her name pop up all over the CNN.com website. I honestly had no idea who she even was until I decided to finally click on the link with her name that kept popping up on your website every single day (for what seems like years now).

    April 21, 2010 at 8:38 pm | Report abuse |
  62. romi

    I agree she can't dance, but I am thinking she and most humans can spell much better than you. Pretty scary~

    April 21, 2010 at 8:28 pm | Report abuse |
  63. Annie

    It took me a long time to come to terms with this but the bottom line is this question to oneself ...


    The answer is most likely "yes" then "no".

    I don't necessarily admire her and certainly don't think she has any dancing talent, but Kate is maximizing on her opportunities. And we all have to strike while the iron is hot.

    Principle be damned...take that money to the bank while it is still coming in.

    BTW – – – I do not like Kate Gosselin at all.

    April 21, 2010 at 8:21 pm | Report abuse |
  64. Rachele

    I wish she'd have been "thrown off" CNN years ago

    April 21, 2010 at 8:11 pm | Report abuse |
  65. Sam

    Glad she is gone, but put the blame in the right place. The PRODUCERs messed up BIG TIME. What the $%^$ were you thinking when you chose her to be on the show?????

    April 21, 2010 at 8:04 pm | Report abuse |
  66. kiki

    I cannot say I like or dislike Kate because I do not know her personally and I have been through enough things in life to know that things are not always what they appear. As a mother I would do anything to give my kids a good life and the opportunity for an education. As a nurse with two kids my paycheck is sometimes barely enough. I sometimes hardly see my TWO kids with a hospital schedule. It would be impossible if I had 8! So if she has no emotional or financial support from anyone else and she has to do other things to support her kids, then good for her. At the end of the day what matters is that she is working, not on welfare. That she is proving to be a strong woman even if it seems the world is against her. And that the only people that have to like her do, her children.

    April 21, 2010 at 7:58 pm | Report abuse |
  67. Teresa

    Thank you everyone for NOT voteing for her. She is Gone Gone Gone. What a LOOSER! she was never about the kids it is all about poor me me me. She is no star of any kind. she is a B. She should have all her kids taken away and given to someone how loves children. She thinks she is all that, and it just makes her look more like trailer trash.
    I can not believe she was even picked for the show to begin with.
    The question of is she a winner of loser cuz of dancing with the stars? we all know the answer to that question. STOP reporting on her and she will disapper. Please save us some agoney.

    April 21, 2010 at 7:56 pm | Report abuse |
  68. Anna

    yippie she gone.hope she goes home where she should be and stop spending money on herself and save it for her kids and move out of that mansion in Pa.and get rid of the bodyguard and all her PR that are pushing her to tv.

    April 21, 2010 at 7:54 pm | Report abuse |
  69. Barbara in CA

    Good riddance...she was awful at dancing and treated Tony terribly.

    The woman is NOT a STAR.

    April 21, 2010 at 7:46 pm | Report abuse |
  70. Stormy

    Boy, people sure have opinions about Kate and really love bashing her. For someone you hate to watch, you sure do seem follow her every move. It's not like you could change the channel or anything, or skip over another article about her. I guess it's easier to look outward and bash than to see your own shortcomings and imperfections. You don't have to like everyone; you also don't have to be so venemous.

    April 21, 2010 at 7:32 pm | Report abuse |
  71. Linda B., Ga.

    She should've been the 1st one booted off. I can't believe that people were actually voting for her, to keep her on the show.

    Yesssssssssssssssss Virginia there truly is a Santa Claus. Now the rest of the dancers can be enjoyed, without having a whiney @ss Kate around.

    April 21, 2010 at 7:25 pm | Report abuse |
  72. iho

    I really like Tom but he really made me mad by falling all over Kate when she got voted off . If she really tried, I would have voted for her. But she wasn't even trying anymore. I think at first she was into it and then realized she was way over her head. And getting low scores didn't help. I think she was glad she got voted off but couldn't pass up the opportunity to get more sympathy from her pathetic fans. So she cried more crocodile tears.

    April 21, 2010 at 7:10 pm | Report abuse |
  73. SoCalT

    I just refreshed my screen and wow!, This has to be by far THE MOST commented-on news blurb ever run by CNN online. Just tons and tons of comments in only a few hours of one day. What does that tell us, everyone? The top to bottom list of them all is nearly endless.

    To most of the Kate-backers who are up in odds over all the negative Kate-critics, get over it. You all fail to see the one majorly overlooked point here in this whole Kate G. soap opera-the fact that a once venerable national network like ABC could make such a pitiful and loathesome mistake in its programming by casting Kate G on DWTS.

    Com'on ABC, you guys really "jumped the shark" on this one. Does anyone in your executive front offices even read any of this online pontificating? All of the negative slop being rallied at you? Didn't you realize at the outset of this season's DWTS that this was going to blow up in your face? ABC is the real loser here, not Kate G.

    Most high-up executive level programming network hacks are just grossly overpaid and over educated wonkheads who don't really understand the current TV audience that is out here.

    April 21, 2010 at 7:10 pm | Report abuse |
  74. Anne Gallagher

    So Kate is gone from Dancing With the Stars. Big Deal! I see her appearence on the show as being mutually beneficial. Kate Gosselin got the publicity she needs to continue her D list celebrity and DWTS got a ratings boost. Someone suggested that patriotism was the last refuge of a scoundral. I am beginning to believe that its now Dancing with the Stars.

    April 21, 2010 at 7:09 pm | Report abuse |
  75. VG

    Hey SoCalT, you're nuts.

    April 21, 2010 at 7:03 pm | Report abuse |
  76. Nharmonee

    It took them long enough to do what probably should have happened one of the 1st two shows. Like it was hard for the judges to watch; it was also hard for us viewers to watch. I also think it was wrong of viewers to vote for her to stay knowing it was not the right thing to do.

    April 21, 2010 at 7:00 pm | Report abuse |
  77. SoCalT

    Pardon me whilst I change channels and tune into my favorite must-see show, "Oww! My balls". That's basically where TV is headed in general. Even the scripted dramas and sitcoms currently filling out network primetime slots are borderline pathetic.

    At least Hollywood films are from time to time worthy of watching and can be lauded. The recent "The Blind Side" is a good example of quality entertainment that is performed by REAL talented stars.

    April 21, 2010 at 6:56 pm | Report abuse |
  78. Nancy

    You're all correct, Kate could not dance but why must all of you be so mean. Comments like "go home and raise your kids" if she wasn't out making money you would make comment that she is on state aid and complain about that. She's doing a better job than Jon. I wanted her to stay just to annoy all of you Kate haters.

    April 21, 2010 at 6:56 pm | Report abuse |
  79. VG

    Kate's TV appearances have nothing to do with feeding her kids. The only thing she is feeding is her ego. Just go away!!

    April 21, 2010 at 6:55 pm | Report abuse |
  80. JoanneJ

    Thank God she's gone!!!
    I never did get why she was a "star" - star of what??? She and her husband exploited their children, got a taste of the limelight and don't want to give it up no matter the cost to their children.
    Shame on the producers of Dancing with the Stars for having her on in the first place. I refuse to watch the show anymore, I 'd rather watch grass grow!

    April 21, 2010 at 6:53 pm | Report abuse |
  81. SoCalT

    I agree with leapfrog. "Idiocracy", here we come ...

    April 21, 2010 at 6:51 pm | Report abuse |
  82. Team Kate

    Kate is tenacious but also self-deprecating. She is both gutsy and fragile. Her demeanor can be unpolished, yet she is also highly intelligent. She can be abrupt but also loving. It just goes to show you that people love to hate a woman who can't be stuffed into a stereotypical mold. The irrefutable fact is that Kate is a single mom who must provide for eight children. She is making the best of a very difficult situation. I, for one, applaud her, and I will watch any television show that features her. I voted on DWTS for the first time ever because of Kate. To all of you armchair critics, try walking a mile in her shoes. Bet you couldn't get past the front porch.

    April 21, 2010 at 6:50 pm | Report abuse |
  83. cam

    Kate is a self-serving ego-maniac. Maybe she should give the next Tea Party speech.

    April 21, 2010 at 6:43 pm | Report abuse |
  84. Nitro

    Glad she is gone!!

    Hard to say, but Master P danced better than her!!!

    You're not a celebrity, Kate. Go home and actually raise those kids like a real mom. The world needs a real mom WAY more than we need another flash in the pan "reality" show personna running around acting stupid.

    April 21, 2010 at 6:36 pm | Report abuse |
  85. Bette

    It's about time she got the boot. Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus

    April 21, 2010 at 6:35 pm | Report abuse |
  86. LKT

    ".....All this hate-mongering reminds me of bullies in school. You have found an easy target to pick on, and you just won't stop. Grow up, people, and leave her alone." – Aggie

    Thank you, Aggie! I agree with your every word.

    I also believe in equal air time....I hope DWTS invites Jon Gosslin to dance next season.

    April 21, 2010 at 6:34 pm | Report abuse |
  87. haymore

    I have a GREAT idea for a new reality show – have Kate and Octo-Mom do a "how not to raise your kids" Q&A show!

    April 21, 2010 at 6:33 pm | Report abuse |
  88. Nancy

    Now that Kate is gone(She should have not been there in the first place) come and get me and let me dance for a few weeks for $2,000,000, and I will give you a better show even with two bad feet with boken bones and autrhritis. There will be no drama, just a happy smile. Knowing at the end I will have all that money to carry home. I am for real. But, I know you won't be knocking at my door. But, I would do it. Cause I love to dance and do hae some rythum. Would love those pertty dresses and have make-up and hair done. What a thrill that would be. Smile

    April 21, 2010 at 6:32 pm | Report abuse |
  89. anabel

    Kate is Kate – and comments here won't change that. Her dancing wasnt good and she had to go. Tout fini! I hate to see Tony go – if I had to decide who is the best dancer on the show, I'd pick him. All of the male pros are terrific. Now Tony can get back to his dance studio and start teaching people who will appreciate him. Maybe next time he'll have a partner with some ability, willing to listen to the teacher.
    As he said to Kate, when they had their argument, " I AM a teacher.
    I TEACH TEACHERS!" I think Derek and his partner ar terrific, and I love Evan but somehow I have never warmed up to Anna. I hope he can win.

    April 21, 2010 at 6:29 pm | Report abuse |
  90. Vicki

    Oh my gosh, Kate is gone!!! Damn! Who ya gonna hate now?

    April 21, 2010 at 6:25 pm | Report abuse |
  91. Tired of Victim Mentality

    Good bye Kate!! Ta Ta!!

    April 21, 2010 at 6:25 pm | Report abuse |
  92. gayfan

    LEAVE BRITNEY ALONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 6:22 pm | Report abuse |
  93. Jim

    I think what bothers people about Kate, – is that she's such a fake and it's so easy to see through. Kate is just an average woman, but she professes to be someone she isn't. That is what puts people off. She is no more of a celebrity than I am. People tend to see through the phony facade and see what she truly is. She is actually nothing more than a completely self-centered, very untalented individual.
    Her claim that she's doing this to support her kids is nonsense! She is a glamour queen who seeks the limelight only for herself.
    She has yet to earn the respect of anyone who works hard for a living – of those that can't afford $7,000.00 hair extensions, or 24 hour day care, or a mansion, or a body guard, or limos and all expense paid trips around the country. Some day she'll go away – I do hope it's soon.

    April 21, 2010 at 6:21 pm | Report abuse |
  94. Sam

    You people are so darn mean! ! ! I would be ashame to write things about a person. Some of you should crawl in a hold and disappear! ! ! So, the lady couldn't dance. BIG DEAL! ! ! Some of you should also "GO AWAY" .

    April 21, 2010 at 6:20 pm | Report abuse |
  95. weezer

    So tired reading the comments from single moms. You all sound like Kate. I think I know why you are all single.

    April 21, 2010 at 6:13 pm | Report abuse |
  96. kathie

    Thank God she is gone....she is a spoiled, brat who makes the public feel that we have to tolerate her at every corner because she "needs" but really WANTS to continue to live the lifestyle she had on TLC. She has no relationship with her siblings, her parents and alienates everyone around her...wake up America..there is a common denominator here and her name is Kate. Somewhere along the line she feels that she can speak down to anyone she pleases. Your kids are in school, go back to nursing and earn a real living like the rest of us!

    April 21, 2010 at 6:10 pm | Report abuse |
  97. Pericles

    Thank God!!!!! I hope this is the last we see of her.

    April 21, 2010 at 6:03 pm | Report abuse |
  98. EP

    Whew, I am so happy she is gone, now I can enjoy the joy. She should have never been on the show in the first place, there are many parents out there with multiple children and they find a way to take care of them other than being on TV. Good riddance.

    April 21, 2010 at 5:52 pm | Report abuse |
  99. TV

    CNN will just keep censoring me people. Americans quit your fantastical role playing... I can't explain anything on this comment b/c they don't want you to know the truth. Please guys, research how the democrats and republicans are the same. Google the capital words here – FALSE democrat LEFT republican RIGHT federal reserve PARADIGM main stream media... You are being brainwashed

    April 21, 2010 at 5:49 pm | Report abuse |
  100. jmdavis

    Thank goodness that train wreck is over. I was so tired of watching Kate walking around the floor in some hidious outfit and then whining about how much work it is to raise 8 kids. Not so sure it's so hard when you have 2 nannies. She uses her kids to make people like here. There are other families with that many kids or more that seem to be able to take care of their families without having to go on TV to do it. She uses her kids for sympathy. Maybe she shouldn't be paying 8,500 for hair extensions and not live in a mansion and she wouldn't have to do all that TV. And if it is so hard, how did she make time this week to hit every talk show she could. No one else on Dancing with the Stars seemed to think it was necessary to go on those talk shows and whin about their lives.

    April 21, 2010 at 5:48 pm | Report abuse |
  101. Patty

    I'm so happy it's over with Kate.... The Drama was over the top. I really thought the show was about Dance.... Yet networks drag -0- Talent through for what ? The money, really sad. She took up to much air time and the , I need to do this to take care of my kids, Please. Get a job, be a real Mom on her own , It makes the show look cheap, and it's not, It was a joke.

    April 21, 2010 at 5:48 pm | Report abuse |
  102. Sindy

    SO GLAD SHE IS GONE! I can't believe all of you who say she did her best! Like HELL! She acted like she could care less about the show. And then cries about it? LOL what a joke. And Tony was right... where was her motivation, she had NONE. I felt so sorry for Tony, he must have been so embarrassed to have her as a partner and one who wouldn't even listen to him. Had to be right all the time. And Bruno nailed it right on when he told her what he thought!!!! All we saw was whining and complaining and scowls. Good riddance.

    April 21, 2010 at 5:47 pm | Report abuse |
  103. moon627

    Sorrie P April 21st, 2010 5:19 pm ET
    To be so irrelevant, this woman sure does get lotz of attention????? Kinda like Sarah Palin???. Oh GAWD!!! What if Sarah Palin chooses Kate Goesslin as her running mate in 2012??????????????? Please secure the red phone now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    LOL ! Kate Gosselin and Sarah Palin !! This is the first time i've seen those 2 names together and that is a scary thought – puhleeeze ! dont give them any ideas ... 🙂

    April 21, 2010 at 5:46 pm | Report abuse |
  104. Monkeyboy

    Please dear God tell me that her 15 minutes are up!

    April 21, 2010 at 5:46 pm | Report abuse |
  105. TV

    CNN will just keep censoring me people. Americans quit your fantastical role playing... I can't explain anything on this comment b/c they don't want you to know the truth. Please guys, research how the democrats and republicans are the same. Google the capital words here – FALSE democrat LEFT republican RIGHT federal reserve PARADIGM main stream media... You are being brainwashed... Wake up before it is too late guys...

    April 21, 2010 at 5:44 pm | Report abuse |
  106. willow

    I am so sick of this woman and the people taking up for her. If she has sooooo much on her plate then WHY agree to do DWS? True she is a mother of 8 – so what! My mother had 5 of her own and 5 foster children at the same time and my dad was in the military so she pretty much handled all of us on her own. So Kate quit whining and saying you're doing all this for your kids. There are lots of people out in the real world worse off than you and don't have the advantages of TV coverage you do. Get over yourself and get a job!

    April 21, 2010 at 5:38 pm | Report abuse |
  107. jj

    Kate never looked good on the show, even with a professional partner, professional hair and makeup, and custom costumes. She is not a performer of any kind and should never have been put on the show. I hope she goes back to her short hair and a non-public life. it would be the kindest thing she could do for herself and for us.

    Pamela Anderson, on the other hand, is a performer, a dancer, and she looks pretty darn good. She does not belong in the bottom two.

    April 21, 2010 at 5:36 pm | Report abuse |
  108. chancie

    If anyone thinks this woman is a good mother you are insane!

    April 21, 2010 at 5:35 pm | Report abuse |
  109. Maureen Perry

    Thank God she's gone. The hole world is on overload. We have young men and women dying in a war. and global issues to deal with and we give she who will not be named far to much attention.

    April 21, 2010 at 5:31 pm | Report abuse |
  110. Lucy

    Kate's gone. Too bad, so sad. But never fear Kate. Won't take you long to find another media venue where you can talk and we can have a family night math game with our kids while we count how many times in a 3 minute interview you say the words I and me.

    April 21, 2010 at 5:28 pm | Report abuse |
  111. JUST ME

    Kate may be as stiff as a board when she is dancing ( YOU HATERS PLEASE TRY AND DO BETTER ..... I CAN"T) But as a Mom she is first class and she is just doing what ever it takes to provide a good life for her 8 children.. I would MUCH rather see her out there doing what ever it takes and being a great role model to her children then laying around getting WELFARE and food stamps at the public expence...

    SHE pays for a good School for her children as well as school supplies, food, clothing, shoes, Medical care , housing, Trips , entertainment, toys and transportation...SHE pays for good quality child care for her children while she is working ( what ever the job is this week) She is not asking the taxpayer to do anything in the way of providing for her children... she unlike her ex-Husband works for a living and so what if it is on TV or selling books or heaven forbid dancing poorly...
    None of what she is doing for her children comes cheep and she is doing it on her own.. ( Jon pays some child support but since he is not working it is not enough what he pays is coming out of an escrow account set up by the arbitrater and that is realy why he wants to go back to court.. he wants out of the agreement to pay child support and he wants access to that money that was ment for his children... can we all say DEAD BEAT.) Kate is the only REAL parent here... it is not easy to be the responsible parent...

    congraulations Kate on being a good MOTHER to YOUR children... and you haters can just go pound salt as my granny used to say.

    April 21, 2010 at 5:27 pm | Report abuse |
  112. chancie

    swmell – she's the only mother on TV that I know that has publicly said she wants to switch places with her babysitter because she "misses her kids sooo much!"

    The only reason she started doing TV in the first place was to pay for her tummy tuck – not to support her kids (fact!)

    April 21, 2010 at 5:27 pm | Report abuse |
  113. jrnevs

    Agree. She needs to take responsibility for those kids.

    April 21, 2010 at 5:26 pm | Report abuse |
  114. Sorrie P

    To be so irrelevant, this woman sure does get lotz of attention????? Kinda like Sarah Palin???. Oh GAWD!!! What if Sarah Palin chooses Kate Goesslin as her running mate in 2012??????????????? Please secure the red phone now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 5:19 pm | Report abuse |
  115. swmell

    I find it interesting that people tell her to go home and take care of her kids. I'm sorry but is she the only mother that has performed on this show? Is she the only Mother that has used a babysitter to do something for themselves. Geez, I just came back from a 7 day cruise without my children, string me up will ya?

    April 21, 2010 at 5:17 pm | Report abuse |
  116. steve

    it;s good she is off the show..in all truth..she really CAN'T DANCE!!!!!!!
    good luck and goodbye. Period.

    April 21, 2010 at 5:17 pm | Report abuse |
  117. Debby

    I guess the reason she has to state so many times that she puts her kids first and does everything for her kids is because she feels she has to remind all the negative people why she is doing what she is doing. Maybe you would all like it better if she did nothing, stayed home on welfare so that you could all support the family.
    I don't know how many of you have kids but when you have them you have to be organized, having that many little ones it is a must. As for the husband he is as uninvolved and unplugged now as he was when they were on the show! Any Mom should know that if you havent' got s Dad that is quick to help out you end up getting a little testy. Cut her a break she is doing what she does to support her kids, like it or not. it is what it is.

    April 21, 2010 at 5:16 pm | Report abuse |
  118. Roz

    Oh please stop defending her. I know a couple with 12 kids (that they had one at a time) and they both work regular jobs to make ends meet. No TV shows, just hard honest work. She should have thought about having to house, clothe, feed and educate 6 more kids BEFORE she had them, not after.

    April 21, 2010 at 5:16 pm | Report abuse |
  119. SmilinginVancouver

    HAHHAHA – vancouver – canada tks America for getting rid of her...OMG go back to nursing i just dont get it she is not a star – when did a plain jane ole woman get to be on tv for having invetro and popping out some kids!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 5:13 pm | Report abuse |
  120. Dubbba

    Poor Katie-poo! What will she do next to get into the spotlight? Hope she doesn't get kiddie poop in that bad weave!

    April 21, 2010 at 5:11 pm | Report abuse |
  121. Dee

    I agree with all comments – thank God she is gone. If another of the better dancers had been voted off again this week, I would stopped watching the show. She was horrible, and lasted three weeks too long. And also feel sorry for Tony having to put up with her tantrums – no wonder her husband Jon left her – what a project. Life is too short, and the crying has to stop. Get over it – you caused it – get on with life.

    April 21, 2010 at 5:09 pm | Report abuse |
  122. John

    Kate Gosselin and her husband were immoral to the core. They already had something like three children and decided (unethically) to undergo fertility treatments, needlessly bringing five more children into the world. Then, struggling to find a way to deal with their immoral actions and mistakes, they profited from their children by launching a really bad television show. Why nobody talks about how unethical these two people are is beyond me....instead, we focus on their love lives and dancing abilities? It's the beginning of the end for our society...

    April 21, 2010 at 5:05 pm | Report abuse |
  123. ugh

    Marta – INRELEVANT is not a word.

    April 21, 2010 at 5:04 pm | Report abuse |
  124. Mike Wilson

    Thank goodness she's gone. Only thing that would have been better is if they announced that her 15 minutes of fame was officially expired as well.

    Having a bunch of kids doesn't make you anything other then a mother.

    April 21, 2010 at 5:02 pm | Report abuse |
  125. Mike Wilson

    Thank goodness she's gone. Only thing that would have been better is if they announced that her 15 minutes of fame was officially expired as well.

    Have a bunch of kids doesn't make you anything other then a mother.

    April 21, 2010 at 5:01 pm | Report abuse |
  126. Barbara Berry

    Get a grip people. So Kate wasn't a great dancer. She came out there and tried. It was an honor for them to ask her to be on the show. As a single mom I can tell you that I'd do whatever it takes to support my kids. Kate is doing what she needs to. Jon is a deadbeat loser who is now trying to ride on Kate's coattails and get some cash out of the deal. Kate has learned a lot through the situation and we'll be seeing more of her on t.v. Hopefully she'll tone down the type A personality.

    April 21, 2010 at 4:59 pm | Report abuse |
  127. MARTA


    I kinda felt bad for her yesterday, when she started crying.... and what was going on with that awful dress?

    April 21, 2010 at 4:51 pm | Report abuse |
  128. chancie

    If she needs money that bad she can sell her multi-million dollar mansion and live in a normal house and get a real job like she used to have. I'm not buying the "I have to do these publicity stunts so I can feed my kids and I'd love to switch places with my babysitter" charade.

    If you want to switch places with your babysitter go home and be a mother to the 8 kids you made.

    April 21, 2010 at 4:50 pm | Report abuse |
  129. Teri

    Gee, maybe that can talk Daddy of the Year, Jon to be on next season???? LOL

    April 21, 2010 at 4:45 pm | Report abuse |
  130. Taylor Hodge

    Do we know that Jon isn't paying support? No we do not and there is no way Ms. Controller will say otherwise. She wants the pitty. She wants to look like she is the only one providing for these kids. We have all had to cut back here and there when times get bad. Maybe she needs to downsize her living situation. My mother raised 7 of us on little to nothing so it can be done. It's time Kate put her big girl panties on and deal with reality. Networks need to do her kids a favor and not give her the attention she is so craving. Her dancing partner said last night she has no motivation. Ya think. She wants things handed to her. If this were my daughter, I would try and find some intervention for her. I don't think Dr. Phil could even help her.

    April 21, 2010 at 4:44 pm | Report abuse |
  131. leapfrog

    I can't help it...this whole reality TV phenom is so assinine. Talentless people are elevated to the status of celebrity merely because some TV executive shoves them down throats of a gosspy trash talking society. And the shallow cult of of personality watchers yum it up, watching cr@p, buying trash mags, debating endlessly about the minutuae of the lives of these talentless idiots. American deserves Kate Gosselin and her ilk. We live in the age of trash.

    April 21, 2010 at 4:43 pm | Report abuse |
  132. Colleen La Verne

    Shame on some of you! This woman hashad to single-handedly raised her 8 children practically by herself since day "1". Yes, she could've been less of a shrew sometimes, but you know what – I don't think any of you could've met her challenges & been able to deal with her absolutely useless partner in life! Jon was the 9th child! Kate's ability to organize & facilitate the every day lives of the 10 of them was no less than a miracle; she could be the CEO of any large corporation. Can she dance? Heck, no! But she got out there every week, endured the mean & unkind things said about her & did her best. I do not understand all these horrible comments about her! She will go on to do great things & you naysayers will have egg all over your faces! Again, shame – shame on you!

    April 21, 2010 at 4:39 pm | Report abuse |
  133. Mary

    Poor Kate. First, have a ton of kids and then try providing for them you heartless stone throwers.

    April 21, 2010 at 4:38 pm | Report abuse |
  134. Roe

    Her children watched her dance or at least, tried to dance.
    Why were the children not in bed sleeping at this time slot, knowing they had school the next day? Were the Nannies more interested in watching Kate or what?

    April 21, 2010 at 4:33 pm | Report abuse |
  135. nbk

    Silly Me ! All this time I thought how well one danced was the criteria for continuing on the show. Apparent;y I was misinformed as Kate remained on the show for a too long whil;e. Her talents lie elsewhere– perhaps in the reproductive venue !

    April 21, 2010 at 4:32 pm | Report abuse |
  136. Rebecca

    You gotta admire her courage to go on national television and dance in front of all of America. Especially with the additional anticks goin on with the homefront....aka John. Her children must be proud of her.

    April 21, 2010 at 4:30 pm | Report abuse |
  137. chancie

    It's about time! She was awful from day 1.
    Now maybe she can go home and take care of her 8 kids....nah!

    April 21, 2010 at 4:29 pm | Report abuse |
  138. dot

    You have said all there is to say. Good-bye, and good luck. I hope we never have to hear about her or see her again. Take care of those kids, as of now they need about 5 yrs. of theropy.

    April 21, 2010 at 4:28 pm | Report abuse |
  139. Kareen

    I am very happy she is finally gone.
    It was downright depressing listening to her hardships , crying and bad dancing.
    Maybe ABC should stick to hiring stars the dancers can dance with and not people who cough up kids like rabbits.

    April 21, 2010 at 4:23 pm | Report abuse |
  140. dragdad 1320

    Some people are just dumber than a rock. The show is NOT about dancing. The show is about ratings which convert to money for the network. They don't care if it is Kate G or some naked Silver-back gorilla. The contestants are there for money and or fame. This concludes our Economics 101 1st session.

    April 21, 2010 at 4:23 pm | Report abuse |
  141. sharon

    Glad that is FINALLY over! it would have been in injustice to keep her any longer. Some good talent was eliminated too early. She should have been the FIRST to go! She is NOt a star and NEVER will be a star except in her own imagination! Bye Bye Kate, now it is time to get a real job!


    April 21, 2010 at 4:22 pm | Report abuse |
  142. Horn Dog

    Her carreer hit the wall, maybe she should give the Dark Brothers or the guys at Vivid a call before her body and face hit the wall as well?

    April 21, 2010 at 4:21 pm | Report abuse |
  143. seriously

    ok i get that no one likes Kate as a person and that she is no "real" star but if you want to say that dancing with the stars is for "STARS" then how about Jake??? He is from "the bachlor" Which is exactly like "Jon and kate plus eight". No one is making a comment because he is obviously a better dancer but to be fair they are both NOT stars..Maybe they should name the show "Dancing with People in the media" That way everyone will be happy with the choices that they make! LOL!

    April 21, 2010 at 4:21 pm | Report abuse |
  144. Giddy

    Very pleased to be rid of her. About as bad a dancer as she is a person. I don't see why having a uterus gives you the right to screw up so many people's lives. Now I can watch the show without being angry everytime I see her sniveling, selfish, self-absorbed face.

    April 21, 2010 at 4:19 pm | Report abuse |
  145. Wilson

    I wish Kate Gosselin would go away. I can't understand why she's a celebrity. She has no talent and has done nothing except pop out a bunch of kids.

    April 21, 2010 at 4:18 pm | Report abuse |
  146. kat

    so glad she`s gone.some thought idols ratings were low because of kate on dancing,crap! i believe its because of ellen!!

    April 21, 2010 at 4:14 pm | Report abuse |
  147. Quay

    Next up for Kate – the newest installment of '2 Girls, 1 Cup'

    April 21, 2010 at 4:14 pm | Report abuse |
  148. Suzanne

    Stop using your kids for financial gain. Jon should have at the very least joint and physycal custody. I am so happy Kate was voted off, it was painful to watch. Next season please give Tony (angel) a great partner to make up for this one. Whatever DWTS was paying him double it, he earned it.

    April 21, 2010 at 4:10 pm | Report abuse |
  149. Seriously!

    Sigh.... one less bad sequined outfit in the world....

    April 21, 2010 at 4:08 pm | Report abuse |
  150. Jason Acord

    I never watched the show becuase she was on it. Now I may tune in.

    Go home Kate, your 15 mins. is OVER!

    April 21, 2010 at 4:06 pm | Report abuse |
  151. Brinnie

    FINALLY!! The woman who couldn't dance, but is receiving $75,000 + per episode is finally gone. Go home and stay there.

    April 21, 2010 at 4:05 pm | Report abuse |
  152. Faye

    As a woman and mother of a daughter close to your age, I'm soooooooooo proud of you. You are beautiful and smart. Don't let the opinion of a bunch of ignorant people get you down. Good luck and take care of those precious children.

    April 21, 2010 at 4:04 pm | Report abuse |
  153. wendy

    You know what, she is being slammed for being on there with kids...how about Pam Anderson's kids or the other people on there with kids. You never hear them mentioned, and I bet that Pam Anderson did not build a dance floor in her basement so she could train during the day when her kids are at school- I recently saw a photo of Pam at a party AFTER the show but yet not a word still about her kids...Talk about double standards.
    Whats even funnier is people criticizing her dancing when they probably can't dance either. You people are so mean. Look in the mirror then if you are perfect then you can critique others....

    April 21, 2010 at 4:03 pm | Report abuse |
  154. Dolores

    What hatred in these comments about Kate. I find it hard to believe what you people are saying.about her.

    Kate, like most people, does not handle stress as well as she would like and has been under so much of it in her life.

    But I guess all you haters do not want to show any understanding.

    How difficult it must be for any one that has to deal with you people...you are so perfect....lol

    I love you Kate and look forward to seeng you soon on reality tv and also the kids.

    April 21, 2010 at 4:03 pm | Report abuse |
  155. yoyo

    hey grandma there was no TELEVISED group hug-she isnt the firstto go and the group hug isnt televised. I think we all need a hug

    April 21, 2010 at 4:02 pm | Report abuse |
  156. Mike

    OMG I am so happy to see her Go !!YA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 4:01 pm | Report abuse |
  157. Gina in San Jose

    Pretty funny that people keep commenting about why she didn't go sooner/why would ABC want to keep her on, etc., yet this is most likely the most commented story on cnn.com all day. She gets people fired up, whether you like her or not.

    April 21, 2010 at 4:01 pm | Report abuse |
  158. Guest

    You Kate haters are all PATHETIC! You would trade places with her in a heartbeat if you could get millions and you know it. Nothing but a bunch of couch potato do nothings hating on someone else. Go out and get your own and stop worrying about how some else is making a living. I bet your families aren't perfect even with you being such stellar parents, spending 24/7 with them. Get your own life!

    April 21, 2010 at 3:58 pm | Report abuse |
  159. Harriet

    Go Nicole!!!! I think she is the only really talented contestant on the show. I hope she wins the mirror ball.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:58 pm | Report abuse |
  160. DalGal

    Please tell me Pamela will be next. Gotta clean up the nasty!!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 3:57 pm | Report abuse |
  161. vanillagirl

    I did not watch the show until the last five or six minutes because I promised myself I would not watch ABC again until this person went home.

    I'm sorry any other dancer with the ability to improve was sent home because the producers have no pride in how they "arrange" departures.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:56 pm | Report abuse |
  162. max

    You have this person that her ONLY claim to fame is having 8 kids, she is another person with no other talent then being a mother. Now she is trying to find something to make money to support the kids she says. She has no idea what her ex does and maybe she should check into that because if he is selling drugs she needs to know that. Her kids have a dad and parents to teach them the day to day. If the parents relationship is that strained they are teaching the kids to have no patience and to not care. That is the wrong messege along with tabloid crap.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:55 pm | Report abuse |
  163. obamagirl38

    She dances like she has hooves.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:54 pm | Report abuse |
  164. nurse nanny

    It's amazing to me that so many people are so full of hate. I want to see the proof that Jon pays that much money with no job. I do NOT believe that. She could not have been on this show unless someone asked her to be. I am a working mother and grandmother. Of course I would rather be at home, but no one is telling me to stay home with my kids and grandkids. I work because I have to to pay for insurance and probably for most of your insurance also. So many don't work and use the E.R. for their doctor, someone has to work . Doesn't look like Jon is. Most of the women on TV and in movies have children, Angelina Jolie has 6, are you telling her to stay home and take care of them? Of course not. I don't know a woman who ways "I don't want to take care of my kids, I work so I won't have to." Give me a break, its a double standard. Go pick on the women that are sitting around getting paid by everyone for having children and not working.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:53 pm | Report abuse |
  165. Katgirl

    Wow – so glad she is gone. It was sooooo painful watching her walk (sorry – cannot call it dancing) around that dance floor. It was like driving past a hideous accident, slooooowly, every week. I give her credit for actually putting herself through the incredible humiliation of it every week and I hope that she has learned something from it. Kate, HONEY!, you cannot dance dont even try anymore, AHHHH MY EYES!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 3:51 pm | Report abuse |
  166. zelda

    Can't figure out the fascination with this woman – she is an obnoxious publicity hound. Good riddance.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:50 pm | Report abuse |
  167. a mom

    I do agree that Kate cannot dance...however, she is a single mom and needs to work to take care of her children...which is exactly what she is doing...she should not be punished for that. Not everyone is lucky enough to stay home 24/7 with their kids.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:50 pm | Report abuse |
  168. Norm

    The only reason she boosted the ratings was because people wanted to see her get the boot and cry her eyes out.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:49 pm | Report abuse |
  169. moon627

    i dont watch the show but i'm glad she's gone so you can all get over your kate-hate ... i am so sick of hearing about her !

    April 21, 2010 at 3:48 pm | Report abuse |
  170. DeeWA2010

    THANK GOODNESS! What is wrong with ABC/Discovery/TLC? Really ticks me off that they let "KATE" do the celebrity news circuit, but not Jon. Lock him from making money, then trash him for not paying her.
    Those tears of hers made me sick. I really had to keep from pukking. And, I'll tell you, if it doesn't turn out that she & Steve are fooling around, I'll eat my hat. Attached rooms a hundred nights a year. ????? I absolutely believe they started fooling around, she decided to end her marriage, but didn't want to lose the gig, so they tried to keep it underwraps. Then when Jon did have a trist, HE was called the cheater.
    WHATEVER I used to like their show till I got my full of her lashing out all the time, usually at Jon. Their sit downs when she'd mimmic his breathing, etc., was a true sign of LOW SELF ESTEEM! on her part....

    April 21, 2010 at 3:48 pm | Report abuse |
  171. Diane

    Yes Kate... GO HOME! with the money you get for child support you can EASILY support those kids. You might have to stop the fake tans, beauty salon treatments and such for yourself, but you can do it!! Get real.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:46 pm | Report abuse |
  172. Liv

    Now let the REAL dancing contest begin.
    Sorry Kate it was time for you to go.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:45 pm | Report abuse |
  173. Cathy in SC

    Kate wasn't the only one on there that couldn't dance but I do admire her for trying, they kept ol Buzz on there much to long if you ask me....As for how she treated Jon, some of you should had to put up with his stupidity as she did and then had him do what he did to her, get over it, TEAM KATE FAN!

    April 21, 2010 at 3:40 pm | Report abuse |
  174. Tina

    I feel sorry for those kids. Seriously, Kate you were crying.. Come on, you couldnt for a moment think you could actually dance. It was horrendous

    April 21, 2010 at 3:39 pm | Report abuse |
  175. Karen

    So glad that Kate is gone perhaps she can go back home and take care of her kids. If you need money Kate stop getting those costly hair extension, nails, teeth work done stop traveling, give up the body guard why do you need one anyway? You have a nursing degree, surely you can get a job and with the money from being on TLC you saved some up ... or did that million home take it all...

    April 21, 2010 at 3:38 pm | Report abuse |
  176. RK

    Stop with the HATE KATE comments! Give her a break. I agree with Herbygee. Creative editing by reality shows can make anyone look unpleasant on TV, this is what feeds the viewership and increases the ratings. At the end of the day, it is just business. Kate is a woman with integrity and I commend her for her efforts. Whether we are single or not, we all spend 8+ hours away from our kids to work/make a living. This is a fact of life. So stop and take a good look at yourself in the mirror before you start throwing stones.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:38 pm | Report abuse |
  177. Venom

    wow im getting tired about hearing this woman...atleast she's gone

    April 21, 2010 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse |
  178. robere

    Mr. Tudball, I'm still laughing!

    April 21, 2010 at 3:35 pm | Report abuse |
  179. Anna

    YAY she's gone. Now I can watch DWTS again! Oh and for people telling others to "walk a mile in her shoes", try walking in my mom's:

    3 kids
    No dad (no childsupport)
    3-4 odd jobs
    No roof over our heads
    Not knowing if she had enough to feed us
    No help from ANYBODY
    Not knowing how you'll make ends meet
    Doing all this since age 16 until 25, and that's when she got her first real break

    Do all that, then you can say "walk a mile in her shoes".

    April 21, 2010 at 3:34 pm | Report abuse |
  180. taffygirl

    I am soooo glad Kate is gone!! The whole show has become ridiculous since Clor-ass Leachman was on..she is no star, and has no talent. She fought with Tony the minute they met; there was so much tension between them. She was so tense & tight. Kate could not let go of her bitterness & anger toward Jon, and it showed in her lack on trying to dance.
    Now what is it gonna take to get rid of Pam Anderson?! I can't stand how she bops up & down while the judges are talking to her!! She is all plastic! What IS her claim to fame?! She's no more a star than Paris Hilton is...

    April 21, 2010 at 3:32 pm | Report abuse |
  181. susie

    Churning out 8 or more kids, is a stepping stone to fame. Poor kids, I don't know what they did to deserve this?

    April 21, 2010 at 3:32 pm | Report abuse |
  182. cindy

    To "realitytvsucksanyway"...please stop calling things you don't like "retarded". It's really offensive to those of us with menatlly challenged loved ones...anyway, about Kate Gosslin: in my experience, controlling people like her, as we have seen, typically do not react well to criticism, nor are they very good at taking responsibility for their own behavior. Always lots of whining and excuses for their problems/poor perofrmances. Always someone else's fault.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:31 pm | Report abuse |
  183. Sacha P

    FREE at last. FREE at last. Thank God almighty we're FREE at last.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:29 pm | Report abuse |
  184. Tricia

    Whatever your opinion of Kate happens to be, her kids do not deserve your negative comments. Kate may have shown her short tempered side on the show but i am pretty sure most of us who have kids will agree that she had a full plate with those kids and an idiot for a husband. You might be "short" too. Unless you have walked a mile in those shoes you should not judge because you do not know what it is like. As far as dancing goes, it was a way to keep food on the table. Nurses work very long hours and i can assure you that she sees them more than she would if she had to go back to nursing. Nurses work 12hr shifts, 6 days per week. Add it up. I hope all of you who are bashing are perfect people. But, i doubt that. Especially since you are bashing someone based on stories that you have never met. Give the girl a break. She just wants to take care of her kids.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:28 pm | Report abuse |
  185. Nicole from BC Canada

    Unfortunately, Kate Gosselin, like so many on reality TV, is a product of the media in which she exists. She, and her husband, chose to pursue fertility treatments in order to expand their family and got more than they bargained for. Then, in order to help support such a large family, accepted TLC's offer to showcase their lives on national television. They are not the only ones, but they are the ones who took their "fame" and "celebrity" too far at the expense of their family. Jon Gosselin may not be in the "picture" in so far as he is not in the spotlight to the extent that his ex-wife is, but, I challenge anyone to say he is not present in his childrens' lives. And, does anyone know beyond a shadow of a doubt that he is not helping to financially support his kids? Kate just happens to know how to work the celebrity machine better than him, and gets paid very well to do so. And, getting paid to support your family is paramount for any working parent. She just shouldn't couch her reasons for earning what she does in wanting to ONLY support her kids. 'Cause, let's face it, she likes what money can afford her ($7,000 hair extensions, bodyguards, nannies, a mansion, travel, etc).

    As for her ability to dance... she doesn't have any and for that reason was rightfully voted off DWTS. Further, her treatment of Tony Dovolani in particular, and people in general, is shameful. But, again that behavior is very likely a product of her exposure to the public life she chose as much as it is a condition of her personality.

    She is not a nice person, and for that she should be ashamed, for she is one of her childrens' primary role models and should focus on that instead of her "celebrity".

    April 21, 2010 at 3:26 pm | Report abuse |
  186. sally

    FINALLY!!!! It was bad enough watching her "dance", but having to
    watch her whine and cry and refuse to cooperate with Tony was just
    irritating as hell. He has been a real gentleman, and next season he
    should get the person who has the most promise.

    It's easy to see why her marriage failed..she acts more like a spoiled
    brat than her children ever will. She was a witch with Jon, and that
    seems to be her real personality. ]

    DWTS...choose more carefully next season.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:25 pm | Report abuse |
  187. ZK

    Can't comment on Kate's dancing talent, as I don't watch DWTS very often and never saw her dance. What I did watch though was a couple of episodes of Jon and Kate. That's all I could stand. It took me about 10 mins and I was turned off by her repulsive personality.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:22 pm | Report abuse |
  188. Grandma from Florida

    So glad she's gone....and I think the other dancers were polite to her cause they had to be. Notice there was NO GROUP HUG!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 3:17 pm | Report abuse |
  189. Loud Noises.

    That cross-eyed clown car is a waste of space. I am so glad she was voted off.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:15 pm | Report abuse |
  190. Judith Rosas

    Give the lady a break. she did what she could she is not a movie star or dancer but she tried. Give her credit. Don't be so mean.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:15 pm | Report abuse |
  191. MDwebguy

    Kate Gosselin is to ballroom dancing as Jon Gosselin is to soulmate selection.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:15 pm | Report abuse |
  192. Chris

    thanks for playing
    here's your t-shirt
    now go away

    April 21, 2010 at 3:15 pm | Report abuse |
  193. Shirley

    Don’t talk negative about Kate or anyone else. She tried to get her credit and good experience for dancing. I still give her best accomplished no matter how hard she was or trying her best. She doesn’t neglect her children and support her children for reasons.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |
  194. mark in nyc

    if the show really had balls, they would have cast jon as well.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:13 pm | Report abuse |
  195. Ginmill

    Matt Schafer, DUH, it is a dancing contest. She can't dance and apparently didn't want too since all she did was yawn and complain.

    How can you say they should have kept a person who walks instead of dancing. She was miserable if you like her you should have been happy, since it was clearly too much for her to do. Too nerve wracking.

    I think you give her too much credit if you think the show would be cancelled because she left later than she should have.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:12 pm | Report abuse |
  196. Faith

    To cannonball......there is......Octomom.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:12 pm | Report abuse |
  197. Judy

    About time – I hate it when she says she is a "working mother" who is just doing all of this for her kids. Bull!!! She is an insult to real working mothers everywhere! She is nothing but a self-serving, attention loving pathetic excuse for a mother. I will not watch anything she is on.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:11 pm | Report abuse |
  198. RJ

    Ever notice that the people who support Kate Gosselin are all women? Do you get the feeling that these women are just like Kate..i.e. frustrated housewives with no talents who crave any kind of a spot light so they can feel like a "star" for a brief, shining moment? Get a life, ladies. Do something worthwhile with your time and you won't need the superficial trappings of a tabloid life to make you feel you have self worth. Just because a camera gets pointed at her does make her worth looking at.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:11 pm | Report abuse |
  199. Garry-Arkansas

    Actually glad she is gone, and to those who keep spouting off....who cares who cheated on who! They both have made $$$ off each other and the point is..this about her dancing and she sucked!

    April 21, 2010 at 3:10 pm | Report abuse |
  200. i am sorry for all of you ... so sorry for kate ...

    It's only a TV show but look at all the HATE ...

    what a sad reflection on America 🙁

    April 21, 2010 at 3:10 pm | Report abuse |
  201. Katherine

    she could have at least smiled a little. wonder if she is like that all the time?

    April 21, 2010 at 3:09 pm | Report abuse |
  202. Faith

    Unvelieveable how everyone judges. I'm not a Jon and Kate fan, but I don't live in their household anymore than any of you do. As a single mother, I am speaking from experience when I say that we do what we have to in order to care and support our children. You are all bashing this woman for being away from her children in order to support them. So far there has been no report of their father working. So what is the difference between Kate being away from home for short periods of time to support her family than a doctor, lawyer, or even a soldier? There are many professions that take one away from the home in order to maintain a roof over their heads, food in their stomachs, and clothes on their backs. And I'm sure there is always someone there giving the care to the children that they need when the sole provider has to be away. Judge not least you be judged.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:09 pm | Report abuse |
  203. KaO

    just look at all the comments about her. noooooo nobody is intrested in her, right??
    Good Luck to you Kate & Stay Strong!!

    April 21, 2010 at 3:07 pm | Report abuse |
  204. maggie

    Betty – Staying at home doesn't pay the bills but with the $20,000/month Jon gives her that should be enough. Well that is if she stops spending money on things she doesn't need. What is it $12,000 for hair extensions? IS THAT REALLY NECESSARY? What other working Mom spends that kind of money on hair? Come on – get real!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 3:07 pm | Report abuse |
  205. Linzy

    I think Tony is an absolute Diplomat. He's tact personified. What with all the "I'm proud...." he must have been personally embarrassed at having to dance with her. She didn't try, she always had someone or something else to blame. She should have been long gone long ago. That's what I think.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:04 pm | Report abuse |
  206. cannonball

    I just hope her 15 minutes doesn't become 20. There must be someone else out there with too many kids that craves the spotlight.

    April 21, 2010 at 3:02 pm | Report abuse |
  207. bob

    Seems as if people overwhelming dislike her. Hope she takes a lesson from this. Maybe her husband had good reason to leave her?

    April 21, 2010 at 3:00 pm | Report abuse |
  208. Patty

    Good riddance to reality trash. Now, I can watch my show.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:56 pm | Report abuse |
  209. KLM

    @SJG; I do not begrudge her taking the money, I do not care how much she earns. I do not fault her for being a working mom, if that is what it takes to care for her children and fulfill her life. I do not judge her even for living beyond hermeans, as there are way too many of us doing that. However, I do begrudge her acting like the poor victim, she put herself in this position. She constantly laments her life and how hard she has it. Hate to tell you this SJG, a lot of us have it hard and it may even be getting harder with the way the economy is going. There are plenty of families losing their homes, etc...

    April 21, 2010 at 2:53 pm | Report abuse |
  210. Liz

    This show should be called "Dancing AROUND the Stars" because the pros do all the work. So You Think You Can Dance is the REAL dance show, and I can't wait until it is back!

    April 21, 2010 at 2:52 pm | Report abuse |
  211. vic

    Kate is absolutely gorgeous and has great legs and bod. Also she is a fabulous mother. However she cannot dance.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:52 pm | Report abuse |
  212. Bart

    People, you have created the monster and Kate is living the new American Dream... Reality TV. Bring back Archie Bunker.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |
  213. Betty

    I just don't get it . Everyone is so mean to Kate and say she should be home with her kids. Well you know what ,staying at home with her kids is not going to pay the bills. Working as a nurse will have her away from the house everyday of the year to make the money she needs to feed all of the children. I wish all of you could just remember t


    I am not a Kate fan but I will not put her down for trying.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |
  214. Stephanie

    It's about time. She needs to return home and not do a television show with her children. I sometimes think it may be a good thing if her kids aren't with her, since she just seems to want to be famous right now, but that seems to be on its way out. She's also about to begin another TV show with her kids. They need a real life lady! You weren't very good at dancing so who's to think this new show will do any better?

    April 21, 2010 at 2:46 pm | Report abuse |
  215. shay

    she looks like she half man. glad to see you off the show, now go get a real job and stop using my kids as an excuse.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:45 pm | Report abuse |
  216. Bull

    Kate is a true SHPOS .

    April 21, 2010 at 2:44 pm | Report abuse |
  217. KLP

    I agree with Julie – I am so over these two idiots Jon & Kate – can we PLEASE move on!! I feel sorry for those poor kids to have such crazies for parents.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:43 pm | Report abuse |
  218. Moche

    @CityGirl.. what makes you think she didnt ask for 8 children?! she was fertilized in-vitro. if thats not asking for a litter i dont know what is.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:42 pm | Report abuse |
  219. Develop2

    I thought kate was fantastic...she gave it her best and did better than I ever would have done in my life, and she sure has guts. I love Kate and wish her the very best in everything that I do. Any woman with 8 kids that has been through what she has deserves an standing ovation. Kate to me is a strength for all women, she went thru hell, got up dusted off and kept moving with her kids. I think she is a great inispiration. Dancing with the stars is over for me this season since Kate is gone.....I onlky watched because she was on.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:41 pm | Report abuse |
  220. tina

    everyone in my house screamed with JOY when it was announced that she was going home!

    Kate, Please go home & take care of those children... go on welfare and foodstamps if it will help you to stay out of the public eye. I am surprised that she did no plug her book through her tears....

    April 21, 2010 at 2:40 pm | Report abuse |
  221. Connor

    Jane Marcus....

    I will respond to your comment as a fellow Canadian. Let's be totally truthful about the facts. We have no Canadian Octomoms or Kates to bash because we have no need to put them on TV. Canadians primarily watch American programming.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:38 pm | Report abuse |
  222. Bonnie

    She actually thought she was good! She is delusional and living in a dream world and looking for the most money and attention she can get. She also needs to go home and watch some of the old re-runs from "Jon and Kate plus 8"' to see how really mean and B***** she was to the kids and Jon.She is putting on such a pretense now it is sickening. I am so glad she is off the show it was ruining it for the other contestants as well they were nudging each other in the background when kate and tony got low scores. she has such an ego and the kids are going to need such counseling . she made her bed now lie in it

    April 21, 2010 at 2:34 pm | Report abuse |
  223. terri

    OK, good she's gone. So PLEASE - CNN, Fox, NBC, ABC, CBS, People Magazine, etc., etc... let's STOP talking about her and having her on your TV shows and in your magazine.
    We are all sick and tired of seeing her whine and cry about "poor me, I'm a single Mom and have to support my kids".
    She's awful. She needs to go home, downsize a bit, she doesn't need her $5,000 hair extensions, and fake fingernails, and spray tan, and tummy tucks, Nannys and housekeepers, etc.,
    she could live in a nice house, and work at a REAL job, and be a MOM to her kids.
    I got so sick of listening to her every time I turned TV on. If she was on a show, I refused to watch it.
    So happy we won't have to watch her "walk" or "stomp" around the dance floor anymore with that sour look on her face!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 2:33 pm | Report abuse |
  224. Dana

    Its about time. This woman can not dance, she thinks she is a celebrity. She claims to be a "working" mother but uses her children like dollar signs. These children have essentially lost both their parents..One to the "spotlight" that she is chasing, and one to the girls he is chasing. Neither is being an appropriate parent to these children. All the both of them see are $$$$$$$$. Disgraceful how they use these children...the "weeping", the "bemoaning", its all about Kate and always has been. She wouldn't have to worry about paying a babysitter if she hadn't alienated Grandparents on both sides, aunts and uncles ! Whats that all about ??!!! Go Home Kate and TRY oto be a mother to these children and not exploit them .

    April 21, 2010 at 2:32 pm | Report abuse |
  225. KeepItReal

    I think Kate's getting the short end of the stick. Yes, there is a lot of drama in her life and she's capitalizing on it (she is a working mom after all so the income has got to come from somewhere). But through it all she is displaying some pretty incredible strength and perserverance through a very difficult time while enduring some serious ridicule. You've got to admire her for that.....

    April 21, 2010 at 2:29 pm | Report abuse |
  226. citygal

    thank goodness, it was way beyond time for her to go....she used up her 15 min eons ago

    April 21, 2010 at 2:28 pm | Report abuse |
  227. belen

    I for one did not think it was fair, not that she was voted off, becuas the voting is based of public votes, but that Kate, who does not have any dance background, was put up againt other contestants who did. It would be better to see all contestants without any kind of dance background.....

    April 21, 2010 at 2:28 pm | Report abuse |
  228. Soozee

    It was her time to go. I don't have anything against her but her dancing (If you can call it that) was terrible. I wonder who talked her into doing DWTS to begin with.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:24 pm | Report abuse |
  229. Julie

    If you have ever watched Jon & Kate + 8 then you would understand why there are so many Kate haters. She was a horrible woman on that show, and her martyr act on DWTS was pitiful. She has no talent and no reason to be in the spotlight.
    Everyone is saying "Go home and take care of your kids" because THAT IS WHAT A MOM IS SUPPOSED TO DO!!
    And it is OUR business because she MADE it our business when they opened up their lives with their reality show.

    Please make her go away by not printing any more stories about her.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:23 pm | Report abuse |
  230. guest0987

    I find the massive obsession of gosselin quite fascinating. You people really need to get lives.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:23 pm | Report abuse |
  231. tami

    I want to know who made Kate a STAR? I popped out more than one baby and was a single mom, does that make me a star? Only to my children and that is all that matters, but not to Kate it is a material world for her and that is why she chooses to stay in the spotlight. I love DWTS, but I have refused to watch it until Kate was kicked off. I could careless how she dances. She was a (bleep) to Jon and thus is why he found another woman to make him feel like a man. Is cheating the answer? No, but when a woman treats her husband like she did Jon, what other option did he have? I am sure he couldn't have just walked away, she would of never allowed that!
    Stop making Kate a big deal! She isn't! She says it's about the kids, but we all know it's all about her, the kids come second to her.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
  232. arch

    I am sure she will go and find another show to be on. She doesn't want to stay home. She likes the fame she has had even though it was negative most of the time. People like her are never satisfied and will always find a way to blame others for her faults. Everybody talks about how bad her ex-husband is, well she I feel is worse than he. They both are worthless pieces of junk and I can not figure out why people want more of them. Because she has done this show and a couple others for guess type things she thinks she is a celeb now and that all of hollywood are her friends and fans. I don't believe we have seen the last of her yet. Who knows we might see her in a movie. She is so low it will probably be a low movie, the type where there are tissues in the seats! Go home and be a mom if you can lady. I think once you were a nurse. Whatever happened to that profession? I guess that work is beneath you now! She would have been off this show if the fans would have voted truthfully instead of being idiots like that lopez guy. Blame him and the other fools for keeping her on the show. They think it is funny. It is actually very sad to see a person degrade herself just to be in the spotlight for a few moments.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
  233. Jane Marcus

    Wow you Americans are BRUTAL...We in CANADA would never treat our people like that even if we thought it in our mind....YOU GUYS ARE DEADLY AND WOULD NOT LEAVE THE POOR GIRL ALONE...Same thing you do to Tiger woods..GET A LIFE AMERICA...You Americans do not lknow when to stop....You go on and on and on....Come to Canada where we treat people in a dignified way no matter what mistakes they make in life...What diD KATE GOSSELIN DO THAT WAS SO TERRIBLE???? I think she is doing a great job with those kids..Must better than some of you loser people that make such horrible remarks about her....

    April 21, 2010 at 2:21 pm | Report abuse |
  234. Mary

    Kate was hard to watch.....glad she's gone. But, I have to say that last night I saw some real emotion from her, or was it that she won't be getting anymore pay checks week to week that she's on DWTS? She should be home with the kids like most women, or working at a REAL job to support them! she had them, now take care of them the right way!

    April 21, 2010 at 2:21 pm | Report abuse |
  235. Lance

    I'd have kicked her in the first cut- clearly Shannen Doherty tried harder and was a better dancer. Whatever you think about Kate, this was a terrible venue for her and she was almost completely lacking in the time, talent or inclination to perform with the other contestants. Whoever said she was giving it her all was apparently not watching the show.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:20 pm | Report abuse |
  236. LR

    Thank goodness she's DONE! She was horrible and I was tired of her long winded speeches about being a mother and blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. If you want to be a good mother don't spread your personal business if front of the entire world. Privacy is best!

    April 21, 2010 at 2:17 pm | Report abuse |
  237. Herbygee

    The inordinate hatred for Kate is caused by one simple factor: envy. She is an ordinary person who by reason of her medically assisted fertility has ascended to a level of celebrity that most of those who claim to despise her would love to reach. Her unpleasant personality shone through on her so-called family reality show and made her an object of animosity for many: the bossy neighbor we don't like...who now has become famous, yet! The media-fueled divorce accelerated her renown/notoriety as everyone –even those who profess not to care at all about who she is and what she does–took a position on who was right and who was wrong. It was a stroke of genius to add her to this cast: I doubt anyone else on it has ever engendered this type of interest. No, she is not a performer: she is an ordinary person who has been transmogrified into a media star..and like just about any one of us given such an opportunity, will not go back to her "old" life unless forced to do so. I suspect most of the heated exchanges between her and her partner were scripted (like everything else on these ridiculous reality shows). In fact, the friction created a trend as they now are seemingly showing more scenes of discord between all of the created couples. I have a good friend who appeared on a reality show about buying a home: she told me that she didn't get to say five words that came from her own mind in twenty hours of shooting. TV is TV: real life is reality.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:16 pm | Report abuse |
  238. JJ

    She is doing what it takes to keep the roof over her 8 children's head. Jon has been doing what Jon wants nothing for the 8 children he help put on this earth. All he does is look for the next bimbo to take care of him,,,, She has been there for those children and done what it takes to take care of the kids.... I have been there and done that and I know what it takes. It seems to be ok to be a deadbeat dad. the double standards in this world are ignorant. Go Kate,,,,, I am proud to see that you put the kids first and didn't stoop to Jon's level and and do the same to get back at him..... You could have and lots of women do. You are the better person. I don't blame you for trying to put Jon in his place. But should have maybe been in another room in private, but someone needed to put his immature butt in its place... he really showed how immature he was. JJ

    April 21, 2010 at 2:16 pm | Report abuse |
  239. lily

    I had not watched this program for a long time. I watched the first episode and was extremely disappointed in the "dancing" especially Kate. Thank goodness she's gone, maybe I can watch again. She is no dancer, An A for effort though. But I do think a lot of us could walk through the music as she did. Plus I am very weary of her whole situation and the fact she is going to be on TV in other venues kinda feels like sandpaper going up my spine. I am very thankful for remotes.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:14 pm | Report abuse |
  240. Christine

    Yes, she was a poor dancer, however, how many of us could/would do this show is the first place and then keep showing up and putting up with nasty comments and an idiot former husband trying to suck money out of every situation? She sure isn't perfect – and neither are any of us – but she showed us all what guts are and I congratulate her. Go git 'em Kate!!

    April 21, 2010 at 2:13 pm | Report abuse |
  241. tag

    well this show will be boring now....may not like her but at least she made things interesting

    April 21, 2010 at 2:12 pm | Report abuse |
  242. PennyLane

    I don't think I have ever witnessed anything quite so painful as watching her 'dance'. Not only because she moved like she was made of cement but because of her fake smiles, her ridiculous 'I love you" signs, ostensiblly for her children, but really for everyone to see her doing it for her children, and her thinly veiled contempt of the judges when they commented negatively. At that is the core of who she is: a nasty woman who can't take anyone not agreeing with her or letting her control them. That is why she finally wore down Jon and turned him into a raging lunatic...she beat him down with insults and treated him like a 10 year old. If she loves her children so much then go ahead and be with them for god sakes. Even Octomom won't stoop to reality TV and Kate isn't even close to being done with it.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:09 pm | Report abuse |
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  244. Veda

    I was for Kate and wish she could have continued on.........I think she was very brave for trying and learned from the experience. The public has been way too hard on Kate and I wish her continued success in her career as a mom first, writer and celebrity second. She is a working mother but most important she loves her kids.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:09 pm | Report abuse |
  245. ernesto bozzletalk

    at 1:23 into her dance routine...i can't be sure...but I think a baby flew out.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:07 pm | Report abuse |
  246. Ski Girl

    I'll bet her instructor was TICKED to have her for a partner. He's probably glad its over. She was so ackward and horrible at dancing.

    Maybe he can come and teach me how to dance now 🙂

    April 21, 2010 at 2:06 pm | Report abuse |
  247. Fetch

    The reason Kate is not out there with different guys is that we all watch TV. Who would want her?

    April 21, 2010 at 2:06 pm | Report abuse |
  248. Carol W.

    The best thing about last night's show was when Adam Corolla asked for the clip of her dancing be put to the correct speed instead of at slow motion. She does dance like she's in slow-motion.

    I never liked her dancing or her personality, but she did represent someone who has never performed at all, so it was somewhat interesting to see her attempts. It got old after the first or second show, so I'm glad that she was finally voted off.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:04 pm | Report abuse |
  249. doggone

    she should have thought about how she was going to raise and support her kids before she had them. She knew she was having 8 kids, she didn't have to have 8 kids, now it's "boo-hoo poor me". I'm so sick of her that I could VOMIT. And in real life, she IS a b**tch, i've heard stories from people that deal with her on a daily basis. SHE IS NOT A NICE PERSON OR MOTHER. GOODBYE FAT COW

    April 21, 2010 at 2:03 pm | Report abuse |
  250. TVR

    Anything else happen in the world last night?

    April 21, 2010 at 2:03 pm | Report abuse |
  251. Justmy2cents2

    Way to go Kate...you came in week after week and gave it your all ~ even with all the negative publicity going on in your life!!! Hm...at least your actually out TRYING to make a living for your 8 children! Who cares how you do it ~ reality TV Shows ~ NO ONE IS IN YOUR PLACE and can actually judge you! The only thing your WORTHLESS ex (thank goodness) husband is doing is chasing one woman after another and making himself look foolish & pathetic! Excellent job Kate ~ Keep your head held high and flip your middle finger in the jealous peoples direction!!! **PS – I don't watch DWTS, but checked Yahoo EVERY morning to see how she fared!

    April 21, 2010 at 2:01 pm | Report abuse |
  252. Lynn

    Kate's 15 minutes of fame, and whining are about over.

    April 21, 2010 at 2:00 pm | Report abuse |
  253. Blue81

    It was hard to watch her dance. I feel sorry for her partner Tony who had to deal with all the drama. However, I don't think it's far that an ice-skater and a singer/dancer/performer are on the show as well. It's not fair to the other contestants who have no dancing experience.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:58 pm | Report abuse |
  254. KarenH.

    Good Riddens!!! Way over due!!!! The worst dancer ever on DWTS!

    April 21, 2010 at 1:58 pm | Report abuse |
  255. dncngshoes

    I have not always watched an entire season of DWTS, but I did watch some of this season and cannot believe Kate hung on this long! It was horrible watching her get worse each week. I for one cannot believe that there are people buying the magazines and books, etc..to keep following her story. She needs to get over herself a bit. She tries to say her kids are everything when clearly that is not the case. If it were she would have taken the money from the first book and from the show and during this rough time in her kids lives she would be laying low and truly being there for them. In a few years we will see what damage this has all done to the children. There are lots of working parents who struggle to raise their families and we do not have the perks of fancy vacations and houses that are paid for by others and tv deals and such and we are not whining about it to the world.....

    April 21, 2010 at 1:57 pm | Report abuse |
  256. nm

    She did the best that she could do. I voted for her each show and was sad to see her go. I admire her for trying to stick through it. She has 8 children to provide for. People who are making fun of her should really understand that someone has to take care of those kids. If she was working as a nurse, she would be working 12 or more hour shifts and not even having nearly enough money to pay the bills and put food on the table for those kids. What about all of the other mom's on the show who have nannies to take care of their children while they worked? Why is the public so hard on Kate?

    April 21, 2010 at 1:57 pm | Report abuse |
  257. doogie

    Why do people hate Kate? She makes herself out to be a victim. She is hardly a victim. Despite what she may say, she is financially better off even with 8 kids than a lot of people are with just one. She acts like she is alone in her struggle and while she may be the primary caregiver, this does not mean she is alone. Jon is a pitiful person also but he is present in his kids lives. I know people that a really single parents and raising their kids without trying to be a victim. I do not fault a person for doing what it takes to raise their family but making yourself out to be a martyr gets you no sympathy when millions of other people are doing the same damn thing without the financial rewards she has received over the years.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:55 pm | Report abuse |
  258. ce



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  259. ce


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  260. Andrea

    Poor Tony. You could see the RELIEF written all over his face when it was announced that they were kicked off. Can someone tell me how exactly Kate became a Star???

    April 21, 2010 at 1:53 pm | Report abuse |
  261. Vicky Horvath

    OMG! I totally agreed that Kate couldn't dance....at all!!! But give me a break! Why does everyone constantly say...."go home and be a mother to your kids"? There are thousands of parents around the world that have to work and aren't with their kids constantly. She is a single parent. I like the way that we have taken a huge step backwards.......that all a women can do is stay home and be a mom??? What would everyone be saying if she didn't do anything and expected the government to pay for her kids!

    April 21, 2010 at 1:50 pm | Report abuse |
  262. Ziggy2

    Awhh – now what will our hometown hero do for making a buck to support her brood? Hope she invested well because her 5 minutes of fame are just about up.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:50 pm | Report abuse |
  263. sjack

    She needs to go home she already made her money. For nothing.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:49 pm | Report abuse |
  264. Jan

    I remember when their program first started, she "ordered" Jon to re-organize their garage...and then she went out there and told him everything he was doing wrong, and ragging on him over the most tiny details. I said to my wife, "This marriage isn't gonna last" though it did go on longer than I expected.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:48 pm | Report abuse |
  265. C. Miller

    1)Thank God that debacle is over. She was an embarassment to dance 2) I was SICK and TIRED of very excuse being made for her. EVERY person on that show has a family, a job, and other things to do. Yet she found time to complain about wanting to dance, about people hounding her, about being busy and about life. She is just a horrible person who wants hand outs for everything. Maybe if she hadn't have run off her husband and maybe if she didn't treat people like crap, she would get a sypathetic ear. She chose to keep having kids and then to parade them on a show. She choses to keep traveling the country. Just leave us alone and go into hiding. Your kids are the one who will need help down the road because of what you put them through.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:47 pm | Report abuse |
  266. marcia voegele

    I give her alot of credit.with all the hateful things that was said and all that she has gone through she still came out and tried to dance.You can just see the pain in her face.She is doing all she can to give her children a good life.People say to go back home and take care of her kids,like she said she could go back and be a nurse,But she would work 12 hour days and alot of the money would go for daycare.give her a break at least she isn't on welfare.Whatever she does I will be rooting for her.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:46 pm | Report abuse |
  267. Janette

    AMEN!! She is GONE!! Now I can watch DWTS....

    April 21, 2010 at 1:45 pm | Report abuse |
  268. Gate Kosselin

    and another thing... she could raise her children on far less money if she gave up the fakery. You know you don't NEED constant manicures, hairdos, etc. That's a want, not a need.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:44 pm | Report abuse |
  269. Rob


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  270. 3600

    having someone like her on really makes a mockery of the show and I am convinced the show is fake

    Kate ... love her or hate her ... the bottom line is ratings and this brought all the "kate haters" out of the woodwork

    April 21, 2010 at 1:43 pm | Report abuse |
  271. Merckle

    Kate is just the symptom. Reality TV is the disease.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:42 pm | Report abuse |
  272. Nobody

    I'm glad. I know they had her on the show because people know who she is, but that doesn't necessarily make you a celebrity. Kate is just a gal who had 8 kids, nagged her husband until he left and built a TV show around the circus. In fact, if you watch the shows you realize that Kate was a very small part of it. Her kids made up most of the show and Jon did all the leg-work. Why does she now think she's going to be a celebrity? All along she had the smallest part...outside of the actual pregnancy and birth.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:42 pm | Report abuse |
  273. kmk621

    Wait, Pam Anderson has two kids... she's on the show too. Hmm, who is tending to her children. That must mean she's a bad mom also. Seriously people!! Like it or not, this is Kate's career via reality show. Just like many other celebrities who are on sets filming movies months at a time, not always with their children. Doesn't mean they are bad parents!
    Yes, Kate is a bad dancer, she herself admits to that... doesn't make her a bad person!

    Very small minded judemental people out there!

    April 21, 2010 at 1:42 pm | Report abuse |
  274. Dina

    YAHOOOO thats all I can say.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:42 pm | Report abuse |
  275. Gate Kosselin

    Okay people. I have no problems whatsoever with Kate "working" in Los Angeles. Those who give her grief for being a working mother are just plain WRONG. Please STFU, thanks...

    However, this being said. What ticks me off about Kate Gosselin is her sheer level of fakery. Hair extensions, porcelain veneers, fake tan, and so forth. I can forgive the boob job/tummy tuck, because if I'd birthed eight babies I'd probably want one of those too! However... the other superficial nonsense... in the words of the wise Ricky Skaggs, "Don't Get Above Your Raisin'". I wish she and others like her would realize how ridiculous they seem in their attempts to "be beautiful". Just be who you are. Simple enough!!

    April 21, 2010 at 1:41 pm | Report abuse |
  276. Cheryl

    Yes, she should have be gone along time...she needs to go home and take care of her kids...why did she have them if she is not going to stay home and take care of them...it seems like both her and Jon have let the TV Reality show go to there heads and think they are "Stars". Mothers all over have kids, work, but do not put their whole life in the limelight....Hopefully, the money she has made will do some good for te well-being of the kids....

    April 21, 2010 at 1:40 pm | Report abuse |
  277. Wendy

    I am sad that she was voted off. I give her a lot of credit for doing the show in the first place! I am done watching the show now as I only watched it to cheer her on!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 1:37 pm | Report abuse |
  278. ce

    Thank God!! There is a "dance" god somewhere.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:36 pm | Report abuse |
  279. tara

    Thank God, now hopefully I won't have to see this chick on every headline out there.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:36 pm | Report abuse |
  280. Teddy

    Why do people keep calling this lady "single parent". As far as I know, the father of those kids is still alive.....
    It takes her to be on DWTS for people like me to understand that Jon wasn't all a bad guy!!! It takes two... No one can really stand this woman.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:35 pm | Report abuse |
  281. workingmom91

    My son never watches the show, but watched with me this week. His comment after she finished dancing was also "that was painful to watch". I told him he should have seen the first two weeks where she couldn't do two steps in unison. I think he summed it all up – she was painful to watch and I'm glad it's over. Let the real dancing begin!

    April 21, 2010 at 1:35 pm | Report abuse |
  282. the man in the rubber suit

    mmmmmm... Overused ovaries....

    April 21, 2010 at 1:34 pm | Report abuse |
  283. M de Silva

    Interesting...you all must think she is an important person or you wouldn't be blogging about it and if you haven't notice, out of all the stories on CNN this one had the most comments. LOL

    April 21, 2010 at 1:33 pm | Report abuse |

    Kate's dancing was about as exciting as watching paint dry.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:32 pm | Report abuse |
  285. JC

    Just my opinion,

    But I believe that this particular show are rigged. There is no way she should have survived past week 1, much less until now.

    The producers kept bringing her back as long as they thought there was another dancer that was almost as bad as her. Just take a look at who left before her.

    They producers ran out of options, there is no way they could keep her this week without losing credibility.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse |
  286. Gel

    Mr. Bob...I did it in purpose to match your stupidness....jfyi...I am working & trying hard to give my kids the best that I can, not on welfare. Men like you deserves to dropout first . Kate & her kids deserve a good life as you do.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse |
  287. Ruth Green

    Say what you like about Kate. At least she's not out and about with different men every week.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:29 pm | Report abuse |
  288. Kev

    I miss Kate's bad hairdo...

    April 21, 2010 at 1:28 pm | Report abuse |
  289. Eddie Velez

    It was so painful to watch her dance...SO PAINFUL...that I had to take vicodin each time she performed! Glad she is GONE! Now go be a mother to your kids!

    April 21, 2010 at 1:24 pm | Report abuse |
  290. eva

    Please !
    stop reporting about her. Every day there's another meaningless headline on CNN.com about Ms. Gosselin.
    Kate is not important, she is tacky, and she is starved for attention ! Please, please spare us all from these people...there must be
    better things to report on ?!

    April 21, 2010 at 1:23 pm | Report abuse |
  291. Fran

    @Bob, learn to spell "Dictionary" before you call other people morons.

    Also, maybe now Kate can go home and take care of her children. Trust me with all of the media publicity she receives (and not to mention she just had a book published as well), she will never hurt for money.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:22 pm | Report abuse |
  292. Foodie

    Here we go again, Kate bashing. I see some of you coming back again and again to put her down – you have an addiction issue and need an urgent intervention.
    How many of us have the guts to go on national television to earn money ridiculing ourselves in order to provide a decent living for your children....think about it.
    By the way, where is Jon? Does anyone know how he makes a living to support his kids???
    Maybe Kate wasn't so wrong in treating him the way she did – he is a complete parasite and less mature than his 8 children combined.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:22 pm | Report abuse |
  293. Rob

    Because of her, i wont be watching the show again. I have watched it from the first day it was on. Due to ratings why she was brought in. Her stay was painful to those who enjoy the show for what it is.

    Sorry Tony you had to go. Sorry that your Partner did not have the ability to learn one thing from you. We know your skills, and yes You had to go, so the NON Dancing Kate would go home...We promise it had nothing todo with you Tony.......just Katie Dancing with the star's what were you tihinking.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:21 pm | Report abuse |
  294. shoodoobee

    Kate should have been voted off first, instead of Shannen. Glad she's gone.

    But this show is becoming beyond trashy...

    Next season "celebrities"? Balloon Boy's parents!!

    April 21, 2010 at 1:19 pm | Report abuse |
  295. Brenda

    FINALLY!!! Can not stand women that use their children for fame or whatever u wanna call it...

    April 21, 2010 at 1:19 pm | Report abuse |
  296. sark

    I don't care if she goes home to take care of her kids... just go home.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:19 pm | Report abuse |

    Thank you, thank you. After listening and watching her for weeks I almost feel sorry for Jon.....

    April 21, 2010 at 1:19 pm | Report abuse |
  298. Mike

    I am so sad that Kate was voted off the show. My life will never be complete now. She was the best dancer by far! Everyone else is just envious. I think it's a conspiracy to have her "offed" the show...people wake up! Kate Rules! I believe that we should start "Katenism" as a religion. Kate will surely be missed...NOT!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 1:18 pm | Report abuse |
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  300. Inez

    I'm sick of her sob stories, other people have problems too.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:17 pm | Report abuse |
  301. chuck d

    Her 15 mins are way over, please go away

    April 21, 2010 at 1:17 pm | Report abuse |
  302. Thomas

    While many people hate Kate, many people also feel for her for having such a hard life. The thing is that even though she has a hard life right now, it was her decision to do so. And sorry, but if you're trying to care for your family, the best way isn't to put yourself in the celebrity spotlight. No matter how much money is involved, it's not healthy. For that reason, and the fact that the woman can not dance, I'm glad she's been eliminated. Now we'll just have to wait to see what next project she'll undertake to "feed her babies." How much money did she make doing Jon and Kate plus Eight? Pretty sure she should be just fine...

    April 21, 2010 at 1:16 pm | Report abuse |
  303. Bubba's Miz Pretty

    Ms Gosslin, what happened to all the money that was made by your TLC show Jon and Kate plus 8? You have money from your book now that you are an "Authur". Your continued ranting about having to support your children is a slap in the face to every widow of a soldier with children to raise without a husband and single monthers everywhere who are managing on very little. They work day and night to keep a roof over their heads, while you make the talk show circuit. Stop playing the victim. There are other ways to make a living without being in front of a camera. Please go home.......

    April 21, 2010 at 1:16 pm | Report abuse |
  304. Deb

    Ding dong the witch is dead......

    April 21, 2010 at 1:16 pm | Report abuse |
  305. Debbie

    O.K. people, you all don't like her, but you know what? when you are a 1 income family, you do what you do. I am in her shoes right now, you offer me a chance to dance,,,, just let me know where, and I don't dance either.
    She has indeed gone home, frankly I thought she looked sick? I mean really sick.
    My final point, since she is gone, bring back the best dancer this year
    BRING BACK BUZZ !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 1:13 pm | Report abuse |
  306. Inez

    Sick of her sob stories, others have problems too.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:13 pm | Report abuse |
  307. DWTS Viewer

    Long overdue. Glad she is put out of her misery (and ours). Watching her was painful. Not sure why she accepted this obligation when she is going through so much. She belongs home with the kiddies and dealing with her LOSER ex. He needs pyschiatric help!

    April 21, 2010 at 1:13 pm | Report abuse |
  308. Jae

    Some people are just high if they believe that this woman is required to work. She doesn't have to work another day in her life if she doesn't want to. She's gotten money from her book deals, DVD sales, the show got them $75,000 an episode, that alone is a nice nest egg, and then $22,000 a month is child support. All single moms should be so lucky. If she works, it's because she wants to, she doesn't have to. I would think that she would have wanted to take some time off just to be with the kids and make sure that they adjusted well to the divorce, especially with it being so recent. So her being on DWTS was more about fame than for money. I would have more respect for her if she just said that she wanted to do the show for herself instead of the "I am doing it for the money to support my kids."

    April 21, 2010 at 1:12 pm | Report abuse |
  309. tiredofrealityshows

    Ya know why we are so mad at Kate?

    Because she decided to exploit her children to make a buck, and once that was done, she decided to exploit herself. SHE decided to have multiple children, SHE decided to let her family star on a TV show, and SHE decided to constantly emasculate her husband which caused his eyes (and other body parts) to wander.

    I do not care to walk two feet in her shoes, much less a mile. Come on, she has a nanny to take care of her kids and spends thousands of dollars on hair extensions! I work a hard 40 hours a week and feel luck to be able to take my son to a movie once a month.

    I think she needs to walk a mile in my shoes.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  310. Sarah James

    Her partner Tony was so happy she was eliminated, he celebrated until the wee hours singing: Ding dong the witch is dead.!!

    April 21, 2010 at 1:07 pm | Report abuse |
  311. JTnCowtown

    ...and now back to Dancing With the Dead

    April 21, 2010 at 1:07 pm | Report abuse |
  312. Gel

    hey, Paul, what did you say,pathetic singe moms? YOU are pathetic even more!111. Shame on you. Wait till your wife screwed you up....

    April 21, 2010 at 1:07 pm | Report abuse |
  313. yoyo

    You all know what? When they bring her back for the finale, she is gonna bust a move and prove us all wrong. And have of the people posting will laugh their butts off at the other half.
    Whether you hate her or love her, you are making her a star when you tune in to her, buy an Enquirer, People etc to see what she is up to, blog about her, etc. So when you ask why she is a star-that's why. She draws ratings.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:07 pm | Report abuse |
  314. Nina

    I guess we'll see her on Survivor or Big Brother next. He is really milking her 10 min.... Hope it's over soon, I'd rather watch paint dry than see her on any tv show.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:05 pm | Report abuse |
  315. Bob


    (You bunch of idiots...wait till you are in her shoe)

    April 21, 2010 at 1:04 pm | Report abuse |
  316. Carol

    At last – she is gone. I thought it was a "dancing" show. she couldn't dance, wouldn't listen to Tony and thank you-she's gone. Now she should go home and take care of her children who NEED her home not trapsing all over the country. She has control problems, Tony wanted to quit on her every week. She should of been gone in place of Shannon that first week!

    April 21, 2010 at 1:04 pm | Report abuse |
  317. Patti

    Now I can finally watch one of my favorite shows again. This is the very first time I have ever missed one episode of DWTS. I dont know who her fans are that kept her there this long but glad they finally got out voted. I will be tuning in next Monday for the first time this season.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:04 pm | Report abuse |
  318. Joe

    It's about time she was voted off this was a marketing ploy gone bad by ABC

    April 21, 2010 at 1:02 pm | Report abuse |
  319. atta

    I believe that she is a very good woman , she has the courage and desire to make money in order to be independent and to feed her children. She is trying every possibility that gives her income .It is good for her.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:01 pm | Report abuse |
  320. TRY



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  321. cjamesatl

    This is love/hate for me. I wanted her to be booted off, but at the same time it would have been hilarious to see her win, especially since she's a crap dancer. It would just prove that people will vote for anything by towing the reality show party line, even if it's against their best interest.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:59 pm | Report abuse |
  322. amber

    I think it's disgusting that this no-talent witch is even known to us. All I know is that she was hateful to her husband on her TLC show and was an embarrassment on DWTS. What is more alarming is that she and Octomom are famous for having litters of kids. That's truly disgusting and disturbing that you don't need looks, talent, or brains to become rich and famous. I can't stand her and I feel sorry for those kids and the poor guy who's life she ruined. Of course, her husband cheated on her, she's the worst.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:59 pm | Report abuse |
  323. ECB

    Now if the media would only stop reporting on them all - maybe they all will just go away. Enough already!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:58 pm | Report abuse |
  324. Dave

    Nothing personal about her character, or her parental skills etc. BUT her dancing was painful to watch, I have to commend, tony on maintaining his composure. From what little we saw behind the scenes, she was not the easiest person to get along with. So this is more of a thumbs up to Tony Dovolani: great job mate hope to see you next season.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:58 pm | Report abuse |
  325. Holly

    As a person, it's hard to see anyone get all the public humiliation that this gal has gotten. She has brought a lot of it on herself I agree but I think she is stuck. I can't imagine dealing with personal stress on top of public humiliation. I am not defending her actions, just her as a person. Yep, she has a lot on her plate.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:58 pm | Report abuse |
  326. Boka In Philly

    I hate this fat pig so much. What she did to her husband and her kids is unacceptable.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:58 pm | Report abuse |
  327. Robin

    I'm happy to see her gone. I'm sick of hearing about her, from her damn hair to her damn bad dancing and I don't even watch the Dancing with the stars. Which needs to be called something else if their going to put someone like her on the show anyway. She isn't a Star in my book. Send her butt home and make her stay there and take care of those kids instead of trying to be something she not on TV. God I hope she reads what we all have to say about her...maybe she'll get the hint and stay home and off the air!!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:58 pm | Report abuse |
  328. Hayley

    DWTS is a trashy show anyways–are people seriously watching it for the 'talent'? It's a reality show, just like all the rest. Kate doesn't make it any better or worse. And, we should just get used to seeing her on TV, because she will continue to get offers for shows, and she will no doubt accept over and over again. So get over it, peeps.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:56 pm | Report abuse |
  329. John

    I give her credit. She's a shrewd businesswoman.
    Doesn't make her likable.
    And it sure doesn't equate to grace; Holy Mother of All That is Good, Kate, you look like Elaine Benice on Seinfeld. I'll give you credit for effort but, WOW, you cannot dance.
    Kate will land on her feet and eventually find a man who is more than happy to have her bring home the bacon and take care of her children.
    Good luck, Kate.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:56 pm | Report abuse |
  330. Gel

    You bunch of idiots...wait till you are in her shoe, you might even collect waste to feed youselves. It is easy for you to say go home & be a mom. To what? Watch your kids starve to death? l am a single mom and I know how it breaks my heart when my children ask something I can't afford.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:56 pm | Report abuse |
  331. Syphon Filter

    Good Riddance. She gives being a human being a bad name. What a disgrace. Kate, have fun trying to get another reality show, you probably won't get.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:54 pm | Report abuse |
  332. Kathy

    I for one am thrilled she is gone. If I had to endure one more minute of her whining about how hard her life is I was going to abandon my favorite show!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:54 pm | Report abuse |
  333. mcmmwm

    Ding Dong the wicked witch is dead!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:53 pm | Report abuse |
  334. atta

    I think ,it is fair to say that Kate has the courage to do this

    April 21, 2010 at 12:53 pm | Report abuse |
  335. Pete

    She was a great dancer. I will miss her on the floor.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:53 pm | Report abuse |
  336. Mike C

    I am glad she is gone. I really am tired of hearing about her, Jon and the kids and all the drama that goes with it.

    Seriously Kate, get a real job, and take care of your family.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:52 pm | Report abuse |
  337. Liz

    Now she can move on to the bachlore......

    April 21, 2010 at 12:50 pm | Report abuse |
  338. Alpharetta Al

    Jon Wins!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:49 pm | Report abuse |
  339. Denise

    Thankkkk youuuu Jesus!!!. Ii was hard to watch her. I had to change the channel whenever it was her turn to dance and cringe when they showed the feedbacks.

    Now let the real games begin.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:49 pm | Report abuse |
  340. Dave Stevens

    I'm thrilled this witch is gone and if only TLC wold be done with this no talent loser the world would be better off. This women has manipulated the press and anyone stupid enough to care that she is something she is not – the women is no angel, and was the main demise of her marriage.

    If little ole Kate had concentrated on treating her husband proplerly versus trying to control and demoralize the man maybe she wouldn't have to tell the world just how great she is...TLC should be ashamed of giving her a show and that network has lost any credibility it had with me and will be cancelled with my provider...too bad the didn't burn witches on the stake – then we would be done with her for good and John boy could live in peace!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:49 pm | Report abuse |
  341. Paul

    Hey Patty, instead of running your mouth protecting Kate you should have been putting in the effort to keep your man...Your kids need a father figure I'm sure, and you screwed it up just like that snob Kate. I'm a happily married man because me and my wife love and respect each other unlike the rest of the pathetic single moms out there that had kids and couldn't keep a relationship.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:47 pm | Report abuse |
  342. larry

    thank gor that no talent oinker is gone now she will have moro time to exploit her kids

    April 21, 2010 at 12:47 pm | Report abuse |
  343. Bob

    Maybe she always cries in front of judges to try to get her way?

    April 21, 2010 at 12:46 pm | Report abuse |
  344. Lana

    Kate gave it her best!!!! Before all you people out there start making your dumb remarks about her, walk a mile in her shoes and see what her life is really like.

    Wishing Kate the best on her upcoming shows. I will be watching both of them!!

    Oh and if think Kate is not a star, what makes Jake a star?? All he ever did was go on TV because he was desperate for love. I don't think that qualifies him as a star.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:46 pm | Report abuse |
  345. Caitlin

    I did not watch the show, but from what i hear, her danicng was not good! I understand she has 8 kids, but why is she different from any other celebrity who takes months, sometimes years, to film movies and be away from their families. They are usually raised by nannys! I dont necessarily think she shouls have been on the show, but she has to provide for her children, just like every other parent in this world. A regular day in and day out job would not be enough to provide for her 8 children so why not dance and have fun and make money! She is now back with her kiddos! Just be glad she's not making you pay for her kids and being on welfare like other lazy parents who just think its too hard. She's doing the best with what she has and might as well milk it while ya can. It wont be there forever!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:46 pm | Report abuse |
  346. Laurie in Seattle

    I thought it was time for Kate to go. She clearly was the least talented and with her other commitments, she did not have the time or energy to train to get better. That being said, I truly enjoy it when the show kind of "goes back to its roots" to showcase 'stars' who have not had a background in dancing. This is one of the reasons I am rooting for Jake; he tries really hard, he's not a dancer, and he just works his tail off to get better.

    The voiceover of Tony (on Tuesday night) saying that 'Kate is completely unmotivated and it is exhausting..." was the final nail in the coffin for all of us who have enjoyed watching Kate on her own show and hoped she would have a natural dancing ability on this show. All I can say to Kate is this: You are a better dancer than I could ever hope to be, in my wildest dreams. Thank you for showing me that we can overcome fears and get out there and try something new.

    Although I find it entertaining, I am troubled by the increased presence of the entertainers and Olympic medalists who seem to find dancing so easy and natural. I don't think they even belong on the same show with the Buzz Aldrin, Kate Gosselin, and others.

    Kate not a star? She's a star. She's not an actor, that's all. She is a published author, and a minor celebrity. She has as much reason to be there as most of the other folks there.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:46 pm | Report abuse |
  347. guest

    I tell you what...you haven't seen the last of her. She brought those ratings up and the networks are not going to let her simply disappear into oblivion. Nope!!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:45 pm | Report abuse |
  348. Mike

    It's not about who's the better dancer any more. With these reality shows it's all about the ratings. As Mr. Powlowski wrote, she boosted the shows ratings. Thank you Kate. You did what we hoped you would do to keep that money coming in. Now please leave. Who's next please?

    April 21, 2010 at 12:45 pm | Report abuse |
  349. CherylS

    Finally! She was horrible from day one and did nothing but whine. Jeesh! Bet her partner is glad to be rid of her.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:45 pm | Report abuse |
  350. BOBBY VEE

    And this impacts the world how?

    April 21, 2010 at 12:45 pm | Report abuse |
  351. lisette

    I agree with Lori. Take care your children Poor kids they don't see Mom. She is very selfish. All for the glory.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:44 pm | Report abuse |
  352. SweetStuff

    It was very hard to watch her try to dance, not that I could do any better. I do understand her taking on anything that would help her family. She is a Mama bear and we all know how that can be, she did something not many of us have an opportunity to do. She will go on to bigger and better things, but none of us envy her pain. Why we watch it happen before our eyes is a great mystery, I tuned in like a child peaking into something that I shouldn't have. Such pain and bad dancing all wrapped up into Kate must have been intriguing somehow. Who knows what our society will tune into, but we sure all did in huge numbers, and still will. The show is so much fun!!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:44 pm | Report abuse |
  353. max

    i blame her for the divorce.and all that crap going arround, he husband was a nice man until he had enough!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:43 pm | Report abuse |
  354. kaitlin

    At least she tried.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:43 pm | Report abuse |
  355. Brad

    She was taking care of her kids! She was being paid alot of money to be on the show. Would you prefer she get government money to pay for her brood, her deadbeat husband has no job! Quit being hater's because she looked hot!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:43 pm | Report abuse |
  356. Dave 28

    I think Kate is hot!! At least we know what her favorite pastime is.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:42 pm | Report abuse |
  357. Karen

    I guess Pam Anderson should go home and take care of her 2 boys, and stop taking her clothes off for money, and stop partying in Vegas every weekend. Such a double standard. It makes me sick...Go Kate...I know if you had to wait on Jon to make any money you'd all starve...

    April 21, 2010 at 12:42 pm | Report abuse |
  358. Patty

    All the negative comments just keep Kate in the spotlight ! So you all must want her to be in it.I was a single Mom and I would have given my right arm to have had the opportunity to make the money she does. I worked two jobs just to keep food on the table and a roof over our heads, I hardly saw my kids and was exhausted on weekends. EVERY single Mom would love to be able to do the things she can do with her kids and give them that lifestyle. I'm sure most of the negative comments come from dead beat dads spolied stay at home Mom's with unhappy husbands or sterile women.....Leave her alone and keep her kids out of it.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:42 pm | Report abuse |
  359. Sean Wilkinson

    Now that this stage IV cancer is gone, lets double on the chemo and add radiation to make sure it doesn't come back.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:41 pm | Report abuse |
  360. deb0155

    Good riddens! What a freak Kate is!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:41 pm | Report abuse |
  361. Janice

    I am so glad she is finally off the show-I couldn't have stood another week of her constant pity party. Why do women take drugs to have multiple births and then think the world should support them. She has made so much money because of those kids and has been given so many things she should be ashamed of trying to make people feel sorry for her. Now Jake needs to leave next.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:40 pm | Report abuse |
  362. guest

    Know matter how much you hate her...she brought the ratings up...like it or not!!! LOL!!!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:40 pm | Report abuse |
  363. mari57

    I thought the name of the show was "Dancing with the Stars." Why was she on to begin with? She's neither a star nor a dancer...

    April 21, 2010 at 12:38 pm | Report abuse |
  364. Michael in Houston

    Maybe Kate can bring her publicity seeking freakshow to Palins publicity seeking freakshow and they can combine their two freakshows to make one big freakshow.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:38 pm | Report abuse |
  365. Alicia


    April 21, 2010 at 12:37 pm | Report abuse |
  366. Merle Hill

    Finally...I can't believe she made it past week 1...It was painful to watch...

    April 21, 2010 at 12:36 pm | Report abuse |
  367. Head Diva In Charge

    Again, as a fan of Kate (don't hate me please), I knew she couldn't dance (obvious) so I thought she should certainly be the one to go. Glad she gave it the Kate Gosselin try though.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:36 pm | Report abuse |
  368. Bri Guy

    Sad. Dancing with the stars makes front CNN page? I'm sure there is nothing else to report on that may actually affect our lives. CNN, Enquirer Edition.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:36 pm | Report abuse |
  369. kk

    I'd like to know what people see in this woman. She is a miserable person. She lies about taking care of her kids – the nanny's do that. She spends all this money on lipo, hair extendsion, etc. – all for the children. I'm so f*ing sick of this woman. Go home and try to be a mom. She has created this whole situation and I don't feel sorry for her. I think the kids just want to spend time with their mom – not watching her on tv.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:36 pm | Report abuse |
  370. Winston

    I'm glad she's gone. I was so tired of her wining and crying every week.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:36 pm | Report abuse |
  371. Brenda

    I am sick and tired of everyone telling Kate to go home and be a mom, she is a mom no matter where she is, And her kids are well taken care of when she is not home with them. She is making a living for her kids. And as for there father, well he only wanted to be back in the spotlight again, using his kids to do it. Think of this how come he did not fight to get the kids when they divirced? He was just being a butt. Kate I encourage you to keep being yourself no matter how nasty people can be.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:36 pm | Report abuse |
  372. guest

    Oh for crying out loud....LEAVE THE WOMAN ALONE. You people hate someone you've never even met....you don't even know her. Get off of it already and turn the channel if you can't stand her so much. But the amazing part is you still keep turning her on your tv though..don't you.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:35 pm | Report abuse |
  373. Sad Mommy

    I was very disappointed to see Kate go!! She did her best and kept going no matter what was said about her. I am a single mother and I work fulltime, if I didn't work, then me or my kids would have nothing. Kate is doing the best she can do and I wish everyone would leave her alone.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:34 pm | Report abuse |
  374. Maureen

    Other than poping out 8 kids and sporting a name that matches the number who is she anyway ???? She is no more perfect than Jon..... Wish all would stop reporting on her.... there are so many deserving Moms and kids out there that deserve the recognition.... SHE IS NO NORE A STAR THAN I AM...........................................GOOD BYE !!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:34 pm | Report abuse |
  375. Doug

    About time she is gone. Only thing this nasty woman did was have 8 kids. You see who she really is if you watch one of her shows and see how nasty she treats people. I can now watch the show again!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
  376. Dee

    She should not have been on the show in the first place. I felt sorry for her partner. Also, who made or designed her costumes? Were they purposely designed to look matronly? Time to go home and take care of those kids you profess to love...just another example of trying to make a quick buck and greed.. I guess we'll have to bail her out like Octomom when she can't pay the mortgage?

    April 21, 2010 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
  377. W#2

    Someone address the two contestants that already look like professional dancers. (Nicole S. and Evan L.)

    April 21, 2010 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
  378. Lucy

    Dare I say: I really like her. She is confident, has been able to reinvent herself in the limelight, and has been very mature about limiting negative comments about her husband. People need to be a bit more gentle in their commentary. Remember, her children will be able to read your comments some day as well.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
  379. Adam

    I am going to email my wife and tell her the good news. Now we can come back and watch the show, or what's left of the season.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
  380. mark

    Buh Bye what a BI*TCH. How many time did she belittle her dance partner and tell him he breathes too loud. Shes only good at making babys and enemys

    April 21, 2010 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
  381. ps

    Dreadful to watch!!!! i am sooooooo happy she's GONE!!! She needs to focus on her kids and not on her 15 minutes of fame. Shame on her! Never approved of her dragging the kids into TV, and being so hungry for public attention. Face it, Kate, you are simply a mom and not a famous person....not of any kind. Hope you focus your energy on the kids. Also, GOD, please help me and others never to see her face on TV again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Please, Lord!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
  382. JoAnn

    Aside from the fact that she can't dance, she whined and cried and stomped around like a bratty kid. Too bad Tony got stuck with her. No wonder Jon strayed. I almost threw up when she said her kids just live for Mondays so they can watch her on TV. Get out of the media Kate and start parenting the 8.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:31 pm | Report abuse |
  383. Dot Dunham

    Kate's dancing was just like we all looked when we started learning to dance - not just pulsing to the beat like today's music requires! No one asked her, but I'd bet she has never danced. There are many people in the world who have never danced – really danced. These are dances 99% of us couldn't do - tangoes, rhumbas, quick step–come on, be real.

    #2 – DWTS features actors, sports stars, singers, people whose lives are spent on stage. How do you think you'd have looked in her shoes?

    Grow up, and shut up.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:31 pm | Report abuse |
  384. goo goo

    hey, at least the government is not paying to feed her brood, she is working to do it....unlike another woman who gave birth to a litter.....

    April 21, 2010 at 12:31 pm | Report abuse |
  385. HC21

    I do not like Kate Gosselin, but I can't blame her for doing the show and can't blame the network for having her on it. As divisive of a character as she is, she made for some good ratings. People either really like her, or love to hate her. Either way, it made people watch. oh well, good riddance!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:31 pm | Report abuse |
  386. cbr

    I guess this article is what CNN calls news.

    If people really watched the original shows they must know that Kate could be very nasty to Jon, Jon always looked as if he were odd man out,

    Their dhow and the show about a famiy with 19 children – the Duggars, are far from newsworthy. The perks they received were unbelievable. They were able to do things because the sponsors are so generous.

    Those perks could have been given to many different families who struggle far more than the Gosselins and Duggars.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:31 pm | Report abuse |
  387. justpeachy

    Thank goodnes!! Not only was she a terrible dancer but she didn't even try......DWTW was just a soapbox to inflict her drama on all the people who aren't even the least bit interested in hearing it.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:30 pm | Report abuse |
  388. Jay

    Why is this woman on television? She is NOT a celebrity. Heck, any ghetto queen can foal a bunch of kids! Get rid of this low class tramp and quit mentioning her name on CNN...nobody cares about her!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:30 pm | Report abuse |

    For all of you who bark at Kate, "Go home and be a mother" I have a comment. From where are you typing your comment – at work? Probably. Why don't you quit your job and go home and be a parent too? Can't do it because you need the paycheck? Well guess what ... so does Kate.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:29 pm | Report abuse |
  390. DJ Johnson

    I'm not at all a fan of Kate's, but I do believe she WAS taking care of her kids by doing this. It's going to cost a fortune to raise 8 kids and I'm sure she wants to also be able to send them to college, and the opportunity currently exists for her to make serious bucks off her name and story. Tell me honestly that you wouldn't do the same. That said, it sure was hard to watch her dance. It felt like watching a skater who just keeps falling. And watching the "candid" moments during training periods did nothing to make me feel she's been misjudged. She really seems like a rather hard person.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:29 pm | Report abuse |
  391. Judy

    I am not sad to see Kate go, she was not talented. But to all the folks who seem to hate her so much, How come you watched her?? And how can you work up so mch hate for someone you don't know?? You have the ultimate control–turn off the t.v.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:29 pm | Report abuse |
  392. moosey

    thank you voters. its over. I can watch the show again with out cringing.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:29 pm | Report abuse |
  393. prune juice

    @katiebird – She has 8 children and lots of money to support them, but she's no STAR!!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:28 pm | Report abuse |
  394. Th510NM

    Wow, now I know where bullies come from. All you people being so mean and nasty......I bet, and I would win, your children are probably bullies and you probably encourage them to be mean to others just as you are.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:28 pm | Report abuse |
  395. katiebird

    After reading some of these comments Some of you are just sick.
    This woman has 8 children. Either she feeds them or we do. Figure it out

    April 21, 2010 at 12:27 pm | Report abuse |
  396. Joseph

    Be ware America,the OCTO mom is NEXT!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:27 pm | Report abuse |
  397. prune juice

    Now, let's send the bachelor home. I can't stand him! I heard he's the one who told Jill that the other bachelor had a girlfriend (the bachelorette)/ He's a snake!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:26 pm | Report abuse |
  398. perkydi

    I am ashamed of 90% of the comments posted on this site. Most of you are jealous that no one gave you a reality show and insist on blaming Kate for all of the marital woes. I agree that she can't dance and because of that she was voted off, however, not one of you know her personally so your horrible and mean comments are totally ridiculous. I hope none of you are ever judged the way you have judged Kate G. Shame on you all!! One more think, men who call women names like gil and bill are just insecure in their own skin. I feel bad for you as happiness will probably never find your mean-spirited self.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:26 pm | Report abuse |
  399. Crea

    Wow. Some of you folks hate Kate about as much as you hate Christians. Come to think of it, some of you folks call Christians hateful, yet you're ripping a fellow human being to shreds. Someone please define hypocrite for some of these folks.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:25 pm | Report abuse |
  400. cjvwise1

    I think it is obvious, public opinion about these multiple births has changed and the market is getting smaller and smaller for exploiting children. Time for Kate and Jon to go to work and stop capitalizing on the flesh of their children. .

    April 21, 2010 at 12:25 pm | Report abuse |
  401. Connie

    Now can we maybe go a full 24 hours without CNN running some sort of Gosselin-related story? Seriously, do you have a contract with the publicist for these do-nothing "celebrities" or something?

    April 21, 2010 at 12:24 pm | Report abuse |
  402. bernard

    I bet her dance partner was doing back flips.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:24 pm | Report abuse |
  403. katiebird

    Kate, you did your best. When someone does there best then its perfect. You are a Mother and a Nurse. I think you have done a wonderful job on both professions. You have wonderful, beautiful children. I will continue to watch you.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:24 pm | Report abuse |
  404. Charles

    I'm surprised it took this long!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:22 pm | Report abuse |
  405. Tate

    lol at how many people actually care about this.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:22 pm | Report abuse |
  406. Carolae

    The drama queen has made her exit!! Monday's routine showed very little emotion or even an attempt to perform well.....she must have known that she was going to be eliminated. As Tony noted, she did well with not having had prior experience....what a gentlemen! Next week, Pamela should be saying her good-byes also.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:22 pm | Report abuse |
  407. Fredrika

    Some people think this show is fixed and if Kate would not have been booted off last night, I might tend to agree. Thank the dear lord we don't have to watch this fake bimbo anymore!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:22 pm | Report abuse |
  408. let's be real

    ... and the crowd goes wild!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:20 pm | Report abuse |
  409. Edd

    Too bad for ABC. She's the only reason I watched this show....

    April 21, 2010 at 12:20 pm | Report abuse |
  410. Lisa

    It's about time....I've never watched DWTS but I'm sick of seeing her name in the headlines.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:20 pm | Report abuse |
  411. DrMello

    It would be interesting to see what the ratings are next week. I think the ratings will go down.

    Regardless of the constant Kate hate on these websites, Kate does have a lot of fans that were watching the show. I'm sure even some of her haters tuned in to watch her dance poorly or get voted off.

    A lot of people are saying she's not a "star" but really besides Evan and Nicole none of these people are, and in reality Kate has spent more time in the spotlight and on the tabloids then any of these people have in the past year.

    Why waste your energy on hating people, just a thought...

    April 21, 2010 at 12:20 pm | Report abuse |
  412. John M

    Kate, your15 minutes is up (Right after your husband left you..). Go home. No wonder John couldn't stand her anymore. What an attention w#*&r.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:18 pm | Report abuse |
  413. hope

    mickle perfectly said !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:18 pm | Report abuse |
  414. Al

    To all the posters here:

    This is showbiz people. I don't like passing judgement on Kate, but as long as there will be people taking their time to write a comment (myself included) the media will keep feeding us controversial figures like Kate, Sarah Palin, etc. who draw ratings, followed by hundreds of comments on websites like this. We're the idiots who keep watching them and feed on controversy...

    April 21, 2010 at 12:18 pm | Report abuse |
  415. W#2

    I thought it was great for Kate to be on DWTS. She was an inspiration to her children to keep on keeping on. She was an inspiration to single parents to not give in to depression and anxiety get out there and live life. As far as how she treated John. There is a thing called counseling with professional. Counseling with drinking buddies and young girls is not the correct way to vent about your partner.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:17 pm | Report abuse |
  416. Pat in IL

    Good grief, some of the comments seem to indicate that she crashed the celebrity ring all by herself. The public made her a "celebrity". At least she stepped up when asked, worked hard and did her best amidst unbelievably stupid criticisms (jealous?). I'm not a dancer, either, so it would be very hard to put myself out there and try to do that. She should be admired for the effort, and the network is very grateful for the ratings. Where else could she make that much money for the benefit of that many kids. Where's their "father"???

    April 21, 2010 at 12:17 pm | Report abuse |
  417. Miller

    I can finally begin watching this season! It is about time!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:17 pm | Report abuse |
  418. Corky

    I think Tony deserves a large bonus for getting stuck dancing with Kate. It was like dancing with a broom.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:17 pm | Report abuse |
  419. Dorothy Roy

    My cat had a litter of 8 - she is no star and neither is Kate. Send her back to PA to keep her big mouth shut!! I'm surprised that any husband would have had more children with her after the first litter.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:16 pm | Report abuse |
  420. cjvwise1

    ChrisM.....I was a single mom of two who worked three jobs to give them a good life. No help from the dad either. Guess what. The time I spent with them gave them a good work ethic and pretty good family skills. Kate is not a mom. She is a media......(what is that word I am looking for?)!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:16 pm | Report abuse |
  421. Lil

    I like Kate......not her dancing....but I like her. Too many people have irrational hate concerning her. I find that very odd....guess it is a phenomenon of the internet. Go to any celebrity web site and you will find this irrational internet hate mongering. At first I used to get upset about it but no longer as I have realized that people like to spew the hate anonymously….and that opportunity is exactly what the internet gives them. It kind of takes the bite out of these posts since so many people are doing this on a variety of topics whether it is political, sports related, or celebrity. I guess the art of constructive criticism is a lost art.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:16 pm | Report abuse |
  422. hope

    KAte is gone and everyone is applauding, but did you ever hear of
    changing the channel ????? Just wondering. I give her credit for trying.
    And if I had a useless weirdo for a husband like she did I would
    have been screaming at him toooooo

    April 21, 2010 at 12:15 pm | Report abuse |
  423. mickle

    Let ye who has not sinned cast the first stone. It amazes me how absolutley critical people can be. Here is a woman who put herself out there in a very uncomfortable situation in an attempt to provide for her kids. A nurse's salary with little or no incoming child support does not support 9 people. She has never claimed to be a perfect person, which apparently many of you think that you are. The statement, "Go home and raise your kids," should then be applied to ever althlete, movie star, or business person that may have to travel for their job and spend time away from home. Stop being so hypocritical and examine your own lives... you may find something that you could improve on!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:15 pm | Report abuse |
  424. susie

    I don't understand why everyone beats Kate up. I love Kate and admire her determination! Just because she had a LOUSY husband does not mean she should be hated by so many. She is doing what she has to do to provide for her children.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:14 pm | Report abuse |
  425. lollie

    Kate was lucky to get rid of her X. What a nerd, if she didn't tell him what to do, he would not have a clue. Since they were dumb enough to have 8 kids. Someone has to care for them. So it falls to Kate.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:14 pm | Report abuse |
  426. bess

    What's with all the "go be a mom" crap! I am a working mom, and I do everything, I don't rely on my husband for nothing (not that he offers to do anything). so who cares that for once, he is now home with the kids for a change (or did we forget his partying ways). I am not a big fan of hers, but good on her for going out there and getting some "me" time. I am a working mom, when my kids were young I worked part time till they went to school full time, then I was off working and by 6:00 I was home cooking supper, cleaning, doing homework with the kids. My kids are now graduating highschool with top honors. So who says she can't do it all, as long as she can handle the hours, and keep the paparazzi off her back, I say do it! and good luck to all working mothers who have to put up with everything just to put food on the table!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:14 pm | Report abuse |
  427. themo

    Can she dance? NO WAY! Does she make more money trying to
    dance than a nursing job, YES! And, is Jon working? NO! All he
    does is moan too, so there you have a typical unconventional
    so called family! We should be trying to look at the good side of
    this picture instead of the negative.....love people, love!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:14 pm | Report abuse |
  428. Susan - Canada

    @ Cowgirlamy – April 21st, 2010 10:05 am ET

    "who says she boosted ratings?"

    I so agree with you...who says that the ratings were up because of her...it could have been for Pam Anderson, or even the fact that American Idol's crop of talent wasn't all that interesting, so people tuned in to see DWTS. I think it would be quite insulting to the other dancers if that were so, but, I guess we'll soon find out. I'm sure we'll hear how the ratings do next Monday.

    Oh God....that's all we need. As if she isn't full of herself right now.....God help us....this girl will be on tv for several years to come...she will never go away. What's going to happen to her once her kids are older? She has no talent whatsoever....but, in her mind, she thinks she does.....oh well......

    April 21, 2010 at 12:14 pm | Report abuse |
  429. Horn Dog

    YAAYY! Now go crawl back under your rock, your 15 minutes are up!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:13 pm | Report abuse |
  430. Sue

    Maybe if her loser ex-husband would get a job and help support his kids, Kate could be a stay at home mom. Maybe alot of the negative response from people come from not living in the real world. It cost money to raise 8 kids. Maybe some of you would like to help out?

    April 21, 2010 at 12:13 pm | Report abuse |
  431. Beyondworkone

    Please, oh please let this be the end of her 15 minutes of fame! Just because she has eight kids and exploits them for her benefit, does not make her a celebrity. Maybe all the endorsements will dry up and she will have to figure out how to support them!!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:13 pm | Report abuse |
  432. Carol Wilson

    I am gald she is gone she was the worst I have ever seen on Dancing With Stars I thought she would be the fist to go...Too much Drama for me

    April 21, 2010 at 12:12 pm | Report abuse |
  433. SJG

    It is so apparent that internet communication has turned many people into judgemental, know-it-all, rude, cruel people. I guess being able to express your opinion without anyone knowing who you are gives you alot of "courage", huh? So I ask, why doesn't anyone question Hollywood moms AND DADS when they're on a set, away from their familys for six months at a time? How many of you have watched TV shows with children in them, other than Jon & Kate Plus 8? There are literally hundreds of shows with kids. Do I sense a double-standard or selective judgement? Loudly..........YES! Why don't you all get a life and leave people to live their lives and stop judging. Yeah, I bet none of you would take $75K an episode if someone wanted to film you and your kids, huh? Hypocrites. Kate is a woman that takes things head on, and despite personal fear, initimidation by others (such as yourselves), constant, unfair criticism....and the list goes on.....she doesn't allow any of this to dictate her actions nor prevent any of this to prevent what she's decided do for her family and herself. I admire her for trying to do something, that most in her shoes would shy away from. Everyone is too quick to judge. Look in the mirror.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:12 pm | Report abuse |
  434. Colleen

    I think Kate could have done alot better, but you have to give her credit for trying. I hope she takes some dance lessons and masters it. Some of you are being very critical. This woman has to have a thick skin to endure what life has given her. She has a right to have her own show as well as dance on DWTS. She, at least, is working, which is more than I can say for some people. Her children were excited for her for participating in this event and I say, "You go girl."

    April 21, 2010 at 12:12 pm | Report abuse |
  435. Gina in San Jose

    Wow, so much hate.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:11 pm | Report abuse |
  436. Gil

    For all you gals out there jumping up onto your soapbox, proclaiming Kate as such a wonder mom, and all that blah, blah blah!......Yea, it's a wonder she's a mom! When you get off the box and go back to your seat, remember that feeling you get........when you realize what her children are living, and will be living! Shame on all who propell this woman as some sort of modern day "heroine"! The shame is already on the media for adding to this fantasy life "gone reality"......with the kids, really?

    April 21, 2010 at 12:11 pm | Report abuse |
  437. andrea

    Kate is not using her children either!!! That would be SARAH Palin

    April 21, 2010 at 12:11 pm | Report abuse |
  438. Dave-O

    Darn it... I am going to miss all of those real-life "Weekend at Bernie's" performances... 🙂

    April 21, 2010 at 12:11 pm | Report abuse |
  439. Commenter

    Everyone here has too much time on their hands.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:10 pm | Report abuse |
  440. SoCalT

    I have to say, the mods on this board are lame. I expressed my own discontent towards CNN, as a news network, for "fluffing" this story in its write-up and apparantly CNN doesn't like to post comments that aren't entirely non-judgemental towards them. Shame on CNN for not being able to take a little criticism. You are a fair and balanced media outlet, aren't you? Go ahead, strip this comment out too.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:10 pm | Report abuse |
  441. SpiderMonkey

    I love all the people who are so illogical that they make stupid comments like "go home and be a mom". There are millions of working mothers out there. The amount of waking time that Kate spent away from her children was significantly less than the average working mother. Man – where do you people come from? Or, perhaps those making such idiotic statements would be ok with setting up a fund for Kate and her children, where you all support her and allow her the chance to be a stay at home mom? That must be it – because surely you're not all as stupid as you sound.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:10 pm | Report abuse |
  442. KathleenZ

    Thank you, thank you, she's finally gone! I cringed everytime I watched her dance. Kate, go home and take care of your kids, leave Hollywood to the professionals.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:10 pm | Report abuse |
  443. agnes

    thank goodness now my friends and I can restart to watch the show. I agree with some of the comments she should go home and try to be a mother or better still if she had time to practice dancing she should take time to take parenting classes

    April 21, 2010 at 12:10 pm | Report abuse |
  444. andrea

    I think Kate is doing the best she can. Since when are you supposed to be able to dance to compete on DWTS. I thought it was supposed to be learning!!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:09 pm | Report abuse |
  445. Taylor Hodge

    Ding dong the witch is gone. She is pathetic and needs professional help, not for her dancing, for her mental illness. Those poor kids are being used. Be a real mother and get a real job like the rest of us.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:09 pm | Report abuse |
  446. Ms. A

    There is a God! Now I can start watching the show again!!! YAY!
    I wish Kate and her idiot husband would disappear but I highly doubt we have see the last of her 🙁 sigh

    April 21, 2010 at 12:09 pm | Report abuse |
  447. Bob

    Next stop Flavor Flav and the Flavor of Love.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:09 pm | Report abuse |
  448. Ryse

    Ah give her a break – she is regular civilian amongst some high powered stars . She held on good for you .

    April 21, 2010 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse |
  449. MK03

    About damn time! She was the worst dancer in the history of the show.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse |
  450. Russell

    Finally !! It wouldn't be so bad that she can't dance to save her life, if she wasn't such a horrible person. Does she actually think that people thought those were real tears she was crying, the only real tears that witch will cry is when the public reallizes that she is just tabloid fodder and she has to move back into the trailer park that she came from. And.... If I hear her using her kids again as an excuse for the things she is doing, I am going to melt in frustration, if you can't afford to raise eight kids why did you have them? YOU ARE AN IDIOT

    April 21, 2010 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse |
  451. Lisa

    Who cares if she is not on there anymore. The show is just stupid anyway. I only watched it while she was on there. Now I will take a nap during that time period on Monday nights. I thought she did good for somebody that had never danced before. I would like to see all these other wind bags on here get on that show in front of all those people and dance. Lets see you do that. I am not saying I am a big Kate fan but you do what you gotta do to take care of your family. Her husband sure ain't doing nothing but chasing his tail and every body else's.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse |
  452. diane

    Oh Happy Day she is gone, she had no rythm or personalty

    April 21, 2010 at 12:07 pm | Report abuse |
  453. Ann


    Sweetie, go home and take care of your eight children, they need your attention right now. Go find a another suitable way to earn income for your family.Like get a real job!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:06 pm | Report abuse |
  454. cjvwise1

    I have always been a "child's defender". In this instance, no sympathy for mom or dad. They had the choice, the kids did not. All the money in the world will not keep these kids from becoming a burden to the system somewhere down the way, because mom and dad will spend the cash chasing whatever folly of the week comes their way. Kate would not have to be such a "victim" if she and Jon would reduce their lifestyle and live within their means. How many more years will it take to get these kids grown and on their own, then does some of them have disabilities? While mom and dad are playing "in the moment" their kids future is looking pretty rocky to me.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:05 pm | Report abuse |
  455. WakeupAmerica

    Isn't there more things about to worry about than Kate and Jon...I don't care about them and I'm amazed to know how many people are out there not concerning about our country. Kate was an white trash till an year or so ago and the built her life around her kids and the media, just like the "octomom" is doing...are you watching her show too???

    April 21, 2010 at 12:05 pm | Report abuse |
  456. LAR

    Well next season watch out for Octomom!!! You know it's probably gonna happen!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:04 pm | Report abuse |
  457. coolmom

    Taxpyers in Calfornia , to contribute one solitary penny to Nadya Suleman and her spawn's ... who care ?? Kate do not give burden taxpayer . where is jon ?

    April 21, 2010 at 12:04 pm | Report abuse |
  458. 85fan

    WOO HOO! Glad she's gone. Lets go 85!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:03 pm | Report abuse |
  459. KLM

    @Erin; I do not need to read the articles or comments bashing Kate to form a bad opinion of her. She has helped me do that all own her own, as I have watched countless Interviews with her, as others fixated with the drama watch it. She talks a lot about how hard it is for her, and how she has to work soo hard for the money. She has a nursing degree for christ sake, she could get a normal job, and move from the mansion with all the servants, but no she has to do all these for the children. Please give me a break. There are many families struggling to get by in this economy, including mine, so please excuse me if I do not cry a river for her. If she wants the fame and glory, then she has to learn to deal with the rest of the package like all the others in Hollywood do, If not then get out..

    April 21, 2010 at 12:03 pm | Report abuse |
  460. Erin

    Diane, give it a rest. She isn't a working mom, she's a moron who's exploiting her children to feed her insane need for fame. If she hadn't had more kids than she could reasonably support she wouldn't have this problem!!

    April 21, 2010 at 12:02 pm | Report abuse |
  461. ChrisM

    Do any of you women who have commented here have children and work? If so, why don't you just stay home and take care of YOUR kids. We all have bills to pay and this woman has 8 kids and deadbeat husband. Her job just happens to be on TV. So does this mean that all the women on talk shows, primetime, news, etc... need to stay home and take care of their kids? Did I mention that her husband is a deadbeat and not contributing to the household?

    April 21, 2010 at 12:00 pm | Report abuse |
  462. Jim

    People think that Kate is the victim because Jon cheated on her but look at it this way. She dehumanized Jon and treated him like nobody should ever treat a fellow human for their entire marriage, in front of their kids, then on national TV such that Jon, a shattered broken man from her relentless vicious mental abuse ONLY had affairs. She had done the worse crime first so who is the victim? She should consider herself lucky that she didn't turn him into a crazy person and have him go postal.

    I say get her out of the media. She is evil, and heartless and only cares for her own fame and wealth no matter who she has to destroy to get there: children, husband, parents, siblings....

    April 21, 2010 at 12:00 pm | Report abuse |
  463. Georgie

    Her crying all the time has become who she is. What else does she have to offer?

    April 21, 2010 at 12:00 pm | Report abuse |
  464. surprise

    I stopped reading past the first 24 negative and somewhat slanderous/hateful comments. Let the people writing all this negative "crap" take a good look in the mirror at your own mistakes. Although Kate wasn't a favorite person, she is a mother with 8 beautiful children and I applaud her guts and drive to do whatever it takes to support her children. Who are we to judge. I woulmy friend or neighbor or anything else.dn't want any of you who have made hateful/negative remarks for

    April 21, 2010 at 12:00 pm | Report abuse |
  465. Katrina

    NOW I can start watching ABC again. And watch the DWTS ratings soar. I cannot wait for the stupid execs at TLC/Discovery to find out Kart is not the draw they think she is.

    Now – do America an even bigger favor and cancel her new so called "show". Please, put us all out of our misery of seeing her mug everywhere! She is a talentless, lower middle class clod of a soccer mom who needs to go back to PA and live in obscurity.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:00 pm | Report abuse |
  466. chik4chiks

    She was just as good as any of the other past losers. Why do we get entertainers that are so good that the challenge is no stretch and then complain about them? Then when we have a true amatuer that struggles accordingly and yet boosts ratings beyond belief, do we complain even more? Americans have become so nasty.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:59 am | Report abuse |
  467. Punky

    Kate did her best. She is strong and has a lot to be proud of. May she continue with her life, love her children and be as successful for them and herself as she can. She's talented and bright and does not have a thing to prove to anyone. God bless you and the children.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:59 am | Report abuse |
  468. Terrri

    Watching her dance was dreadful. Watching her cry on every show was annoying. Tony deserves a medal for pushing her around the dance floor for weeks.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:59 am | Report abuse |
  469. Sue

    No CNN – I haven't already said that.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:58 am | Report abuse |
  470. sue

    Thank goodness! Please, please, please go away Kate. (And Jon, and Octomom, and Jersey Shores and all Housewives and and and...) Enough of this trash already.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:57 am | Report abuse |
  471. Worf's Baby Mama

    You see, you disbelievers, there IS a God.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:56 am | Report abuse |
  472. Peg

    Thank goodness she's finally gone. It's just a shame that Tony got saddled with her.
    Can't imagine what reality show she is going to do now – anything to get herself on TV. Try staying home and taking care of the babies that you gave birth to. Try being a mom for a change.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:56 am | Report abuse |
  473. cjvwise1

    TLC show of the year.....Juvie Survival Camp for Gosslins and "Uh!" Octo-kids.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:56 am | Report abuse |
  474. dcw

    Evidently someone called the Defend Kate At All Costs posse, because that's the most ZOMG DON'T U JUDGE comments I've seen on this blog...well, pretty much ever. The hell, people.

    As a single mom - I don't define myself by my kids and I don't constantly prattle on about how I'm doing everything for my kids. That may or may not be true (given that she gets about 100x what I do in child support I opt for 'not') but if she just stopped saying it at every opportunity and (from my POV) using it as a damn excuse for everything she does she miiiiight get more sympathy. As it is, she gets none from me.

    As a dancer - she sucked. Point blank sucked. She disrespected her coach, too, which is pretty much the last thing you ever do when you're learning. That alone was enough to lose any sympathy I ever had for her. She's got the chance of a lifetime to learn from one of the best in a one-on-one situation and she dares to complain that he doesn't know how to teach? Oh HELL no, sister. She should have shut the hell up and listened. Might have gotten her somewhere.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:56 am | Report abuse |
  475. Julie

    She was AWFUL – what made her think she would do ok? People know if they have rhythm or not! I was embarrased for her. She is very unpopular in more ways than one...... it was like driving by an accident and trying not to look....

    April 21, 2010 at 11:56 am | Report abuse |
  476. Tracey

    give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have to time to critize others

    April 21, 2010 at 11:56 am | Report abuse |
  477. Linashkam

    For all of us that cannot tolerate Kate and glad she is finally off the show, which appears to be about 85% of us, I couldn't help but notice that several people are hoping she is gone from our lives. No such luck. She already has another television show on TLC called Twist of Kate. The bad news is - we cannot get rid of her no matter how hard we try. The good news is - she's not our mother.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:55 am | Report abuse |
  478. Amy

    I could not even watch her dance and turned the channel when she came on and put the mute button on when she spoke. I am glad she is gone. She just seems so negative and is extremely uninteresting!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:55 am | Report abuse |
  479. cjvwise1

    Diane.....Please. Cuz all Kate did was "poor me" ...PLEASE!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |
  480. Ed

    Now she can get on with her life, and join FLAV A FLAV on Flavor of Love! She can PO people on THAT show too !!! Kate...get a life and GIVE your KIDS a LIFE too !!!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |
  481. Winch

    I have an idea for a new show. Jon + Octomom = Total Disaster. What do you think, TLC?

    April 21, 2010 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |
  482. Luisa

    GOOD FOR YOU KATE!!! I’m very proud of you for standing up for yourself and showing your kids what a strong woman can endure. Never let anybody tell you what you can or can’t do.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |
  483. Doug, NC

    Awesome! Now the uterus with legs can go home, and hopefully stay out of our lives!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |
  484. cjvwise1

    Poor Scarlet, she just did not want to break a sweat. OOOOH! I mean Kate.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:52 am | Report abuse |
  485. Diane

    Most of the other "celebrities" on the show have children. So why aren't they getting criticized and ripped apart like Kate Gosselin? I'm ashamed of my fellow working Moms for not standing up and coming to her defense. She is providing for her kids in the best way she can just like any other parent. What is the Dad doing to help? He doesn't even work! I don't see him getting ripped apart. Double standard? We've come a long way baby but not nearly far enough!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:52 am | Report abuse |
  486. cjvwise1

    Watching Kate danced made me think she must have really enjoyed those months in bed while carrying the babies. She just wants to lay down and do it again. She so lacks energy. Poor children.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:51 am | Report abuse |
  487. Laura

    Way to go Kate! You did your best and that is all we can ask for. I am so tired of the Kate-haters . Before you all go running your fingers off saying she is this and that, how about stepping into her shoes for a day. Like her or not, she has 8 kids to care for financially, so yes, she has to work. You have no idea what her life is actually like unless you live it. Yes she auditoned for a reality show but that doesn't mean you know her. Give her the benefit of the doubt before you crusify her will ya.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:50 am | Report abuse |
  488. Mike

    She wasn't very good and should have gone earlier.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:50 am | Report abuse |
  489. Carl

    Her performance on this show actually made me feel sorry for her ex-husband. She seems like a shrew. You and your ex husband's 15 minutes are up. Go home and take care of your 8 kids.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:50 am | Report abuse |
  490. CaliiV

    now it's Jon's turn with the reality television. I propose a new show to be aired by VH1: Jon and Date plus Eight. They bring in girls to date Jon but the children are the ones to decide the fate of the women. Any takers for the show?

    April 21, 2010 at 11:50 am | Report abuse |
  491. sarah

    I agree with 'gil' ...why on earth is she on TV in the first place. Lots of women have 8 kids.
    She really needs to go back to nursing.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:49 am | Report abuse |
  492. Blackrock

    Poor poor Kate....going to have to find another "job" now lol. i thought it was called "Dancing with the STARS" anyway? How does she fall into the star field?

    April 21, 2010 at 11:49 am | Report abuse |
  493. Winch

    Hey Mojo... so why are you reading all the comments? Shouldn't you be doing something else wit your life?

    April 21, 2010 at 11:49 am | Report abuse |
  494. Emma Miller

    I am not going to try and argue that Kate is a good dancer because we all know she is not. But you all are so harsh I am not saying she is perfect either person or mother but who is? but from majority of the comments you all seem to believe that you are all perfect people/parents right? It is expensive to support eight children especially when you are doing it by yourself since her husband seems to bring nothing to the table.
    I don't think anyone has a right to judge on her parenting skills because unless you have eight kids you have no idea what it is like to be her. Look at all the people that struggle to support and care for two children let alone eight. Not to mention the fact that you don't know her. The media has a great way of portraying people how they want too and may not be a realistic view of the true person
    So instead of wasting your time judging others why don't you worry about yourselves because I am sure there is a lot you can do to improve the people you are

    April 21, 2010 at 11:48 am | Report abuse |
  495. Andagain

    Hallelujah! But...um...she has fans? She thanked her – fans-? I have never met even one.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:48 am | Report abuse |
  496. Carroll

    I love DWTS so I was glad Kate was finally eliminated. This is a dancing show and not a (1-2-3) step show. I thought Kate should have been eliminated before Shanon was. Plus I got tired of her begging for voted to stay all over TV... Good Bye Kate!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:47 am | Report abuse |
  497. Granny

    Do they really HAVE to bring her back at the end of the season??? We are all so tired of hearing and seeing "Gosselin"! You'd think either she, or he, has actually done something important during their lifetime (other than over-procreate).. Reality show? Nothing "real" about them... they're all as unbearable as "Super Nanny"....

    April 21, 2010 at 11:47 am | Report abuse |
  498. Sheila

    when she said the night before she had to keep dancing "for her kids"–naw, I think it was for the 75 grand she got per episode. Using her kids to try to get people to vote for her–pathetic, and good riddance!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:47 am | Report abuse |
  499. Derrick

    I truly think the kids should be taken away from her, she presents as a terrible person. Shame on her. I don't blame Jon for leaving, I think I would have shot myself

    April 21, 2010 at 11:47 am | Report abuse |
  500. RUSerious

    Now, can we pretty please never hear of this wannabe again? EVER!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:47 am | Report abuse |
  501. Gail Snail

    I sure hope DWTS gives Tony a big bonus for the bs he put up with while attempting to teach Kate how to dance. Not that she bothered to learn. Everything that went wrong, Kate blamed Tony. I loved it when Bruno told Tony he would have a better dance party with a frock on a hanger. LOL!!

    Sorry, Kate. I used to like you. Then I started to pay close attention to how you treated your husband like he was your 9th child. Please go home and get reaccquanted with your children. Lately, you've just been a face on tv to them.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:47 am | Report abuse |
  502. Mojo

    The pathetic part of this whole scenario is that judging from the comments, people actually watch this crap and expound judiciously on the character/ability of it's contestants. It's sad that so many people have such meaningless lives that this is actually worthy of discussion.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:45 am | Report abuse |
  503. Jim Schou

    I haven't missed a show of DWTS, but I have to say that this was my very favorite one, seing Kate finally eliminated. So glad to see her crying and attention grabbing gone. Go back to being a mom, you're not a celebrity, as you pretend to be and please stop the crying!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:44 am | Report abuse |
  504. Jojo

    Great! Now go away and stay away.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:43 am | Report abuse |
  505. Renee

    Does anyone else think Kate was maybe heavily medicated. Her affect was very flat and she was soooo slow in her movements. Maybe anti depressants????

    April 21, 2010 at 11:43 am | Report abuse |
  506. purpletustin

    Kate is a lady who showed composure even though the judges went overboard in their ugly criticism. She may not be a very good dancer, there have been many others much worse, but she's a good mother. Seems that there is so much ugliness put forth on this website by the contributors. A little kindness would be so welcome

    April 21, 2010 at 11:43 am | Report abuse |
  507. Mark

    Why would someone even go on this show if they can't DANCE! I'm talking to Kate Gosselin and also to BUZZ. DUDE! You have other skills, people – use them. Now you will be remembered as that "woman who had a lot of kids on that reality show and then couldn't dance" and "that guy who went to the Moon and then couldn't dance." nice.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:42 am | Report abuse |
  508. Snorlax

    How long before she will be on "Celebrity Rehab" alongside the Kardashians?

    April 21, 2010 at 11:42 am | Report abuse |
  509. cjvwise1

    I will bet you within two years, Jon and Kate will reconcile.. I know a bunch of people in PA who are just as drama addicted as this pair and they have been married and divorced three and four times to the same person.. It is just the way it is done.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:42 am | Report abuse |
  510. Tammy

    Dancing with the Stars? Since when is Kate a star?

    April 21, 2010 at 11:41 am | Report abuse |
  511. Sue

    The rules should be changed so that the audience vote only counts for one third and the judges two thirds. Then we won't be forced to watch more train wrecks like this week after week. She was kept in the show by couch potato X sized single mom's with one hand in the chip bag and the other on the cell phone. They want it to be OK to irresponisbly overpopulate and then exploit your produce! So glad this narcissistic self pitying drama queen is off the show at last!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:40 am | Report abuse |
  512. Debby

    So she can't dance and she can be annoying but say what you will good or bad, she's the only parent working in that family supporting those kids. Why don't you all try ragging on the deadbeat father who still doesn't have a job!! The only way he can think of to support those kids is take primary custody so she has to pay him child support. How lame is that!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:40 am | Report abuse |
  513. debbie

    We hate on Kate because she uses her children as a shield and as an excuse for not being able to do something as mundane as dance. The Duggards do not parade their children thru the media. And she is NOT a single mom – the kids have a father that IS involved in their life. So she needs to get off her pitty-pot and grow up. Since when is dancing on tv a job? How 'bout doing something productive to earn money – both parents. That's why we hate on Kate (and Jon)

    April 21, 2010 at 11:39 am | Report abuse |
  514. Marnie

    This woman does nothing but seek out publicity, yet she complains about the paparazzi following her and her children. [when they're with her which isn't often.] As far as all the supporters who feel sorry for her because she is a "single mom that needs to support her kids", BULL!!!!!!! If she hadn't had all the plastic surgery, hair extensions etc., maybe she could stay at home and be the mom she claims to love being so much. Sell the big fancy house and stop wearing designer clothing and maybe you can stay home. My priorities have always been providing for my children. Their physical needs have always been met, but most of all, they know they are loved more than anything. P.S. Worst dancer ever on DWTS.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:39 am | Report abuse |
  515. liz

    They should have kicked her off the first week and left Shannon D on! It was hard enough to watch her muble through her steps for the last couple of weeks.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:38 am | Report abuse |
  516. Winch

    America (and us too in Canada) can't stand her because she came off as a complete witch (not the exact word) on her other lame show.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:38 am | Report abuse |
  517. Truth

    The only thing I want to see Kate do is self-immolation.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:37 am | Report abuse |
  518. Jenni S.

    I think it's ironic that the very people who want Kate out of the media spotlight can't stop reading articles about her and commenting about her. Seriously people, the media reports on what the masses pay attention to. If you want her out of the media, stop clicking on the freakin' articles! Also, what has this woman ever done to encourage such hatred? I'm certain none of you commenting negatively have ever said a harsh word to someone or about someone, and have never stood in judgement of a person. Ohhhhhhh, wait. You just did. Get off her back and go live your own lives.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:37 am | Report abuse |
  519. Justme

    This show is meant to be Dancing with the Stars, at what point did Kate Gosling become a 'star' or 'celebrity (what a over used word). If having several children and courting the cameras makes you a celebrity, then she certainly is that.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:36 am | Report abuse |
  520. Jamesticat

    Thank the Lord!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:36 am | Report abuse |
  521. Linda


    Go home, be a mom, and stay out of the spotlight! Get a real job and stop the want-to-be fame addiction!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:35 am | Report abuse |
  522. smitten


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  523. RH2009

    I am very disappointed in people. Come on...yes she is a mother of 8, but she is trying to be a working mom. Its hard especially when she has to work..its not an option. Would you rather her be on welfare taking tax payers money. And what makes people think she is a bad mom. Her children live in a multi million dollar house, have travelled the country more than most adults, and seem very happy and respectful. Now did she want 8 children no, but she is taking care of them. And if you never experienced the harsh reality of not being able to conceive children, than you don't know the decisions needed to be made in order to have a baby......So I wish people would stop judging bc one day your life may take a wild turn. And you will not want people casting you as a bad person.

    BTW. there are the Duggards who have way more children and yes they are all on TLC. So if you gonna hate on Kate than hate on all the families that expose their children to the media.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:32 am | Report abuse |
  524. Keda

    OMG! I can't believe people can be so rude, judgmental, and inconsiderate! Maybe she cant dance; I don't know because I don't want the show, but cut her some slack! She has 8 kids, herself, and a house to take care of and she's doing what she has to do. Please believe, if I had to get on TV and make a ass of myself to make sure my kids are taken care of and are happy, I'd do it despite what anybody else on this planet has to say. Whatever happened to people loving each other and building each other up? Despite what happened with Jon and whether or not she's a TV junkie, she is also a human being that deserves respect. Being a mother is special and hard work and sometimes cause for drastic measures. I say, if she got on the show and did her best, congratulate her and stop all the negativity! Everybody who is dogging Kate out with all these harsh comments, tell me, how and when did you become so PERFECT!?!?! Bottom line, stop hating on her. If you see her TV and you don't like it, there's a wonderful thing about TV that allows you to simply change the channel...it's that easy.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:32 am | Report abuse |
  525. Patricia1

    Kate is a working mom who has children to support along with her self she has to do what she has to do to make money and if being on DWTS is it then that's what she has to do get paid. Go for it Kate move on to the next thing that is going to get you some money no one is going to take care of you and your kids but you and GOD

    April 21, 2010 at 11:32 am | Report abuse |
  526. Dellie

    I was an avid watcher of the Gosselin Show. I loved seeing the kids and watching them grow. True, Kate was a b- – – – , but I guess someone had to be strong in that household. I give the woman credit for what she is now doing. Her ex is a deadbeat!! He wants her to succeed in whatever she does so that hey won't have to pay. I'm waiting for the time that he will ask for alimony!! Give the woman some space, and some credit. I truly believe she deserves and needs it. How many others just go on the "rolls" and let the government take care of them and their children!! Hats off to Kate, though I think she should keep a day job and stay away from from dancing. I hope she succeeds in whatever she does. The children will certainly see what a strong person she is and it will make better people of them.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:31 am | Report abuse |
  527. Rick

    Why is this Kate chick considered a celebrity? I don't watch this show and have never watched her show and could really care less about either. My question is still HOW and WHY this woman is considered a celeb. This is one mixed up world for people to put someone on a celeb status because they got an injected pregnancy and had a multiple of kids from it. My dad had 11 brothers and a sister and never even made a headline. Now granted they all weren't born at the same time, but this Kate chick brought that fate upon herself. Just goes to show you, people will buy into anything!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:31 am | Report abuse |
  528. Katherine

    Wack job. Period. RIP on DWTS.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:30 am | Report abuse |
  529. LynnD

    to themoi:

    shame on you...those 8 kids are innocent in all of this. They have nothing to do with their parents problems...so leave them alone and show them a little respect by not calling them sprogs...they deserve that much from us. How would you like it if your kids were referenced that way? (I don't know if you have any with all due respect, but in case you do...)

    April 21, 2010 at 11:29 am | Report abuse |
  530. KatieF

    Wow, America the Judgemental!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:29 am | Report abuse |
  531. CityGirl

    I am appalled at the ugliness of some of these comments. Kate did not ask to have eight children. She did not ask to be divorced. This woman is a real champ. I am sure she will rise above the pettiness demonstrated in some of the carping posted here.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:29 am | Report abuse |
  532. keith

    "go home and take care of your kids..." Wow, i thought we were in 2010, not 1958. Probably wouldn't hear this as much if it were the ex-husband on the show. I'm sure I'm not the only one laughing at all these ignorant comments...

    April 21, 2010 at 11:29 am | Report abuse |
  533. Jay Goquietly

    Meanwhile, back at the ranch, 4 more GI's lost their legs to a nation building excercise, another 5 billion dollors evaporated from your grandchildrens legacy, 5 more congressmen just figured out how to game the system, your healthcare premium just went up another 9 percent... report the real news, please

    April 21, 2010 at 11:28 am | Report abuse |
  534. chris

    god has worked again !!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:28 am | Report abuse |
  535. Marie

    JT Seattle, maybe I don't have all the facts, but the point is, Kate is doing what she has to do to support eight children and I give her credit for that. Take care of yourself – Kate , because no one is going to take of you. Keep up the good work Kate!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:28 am | Report abuse |
  536. Deborah

    She really should have been the first one to go....

    April 21, 2010 at 11:28 am | Report abuse |
  537. Lily

    wow, lot of bitterness here. I know she was a bad dancer, but at least she was trying. despite her reality show and this show, not a single one of you know what she's actually been through. i'm not a fan by any means, but give her a break.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:28 am | Report abuse |
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  539. red

    Geez – why all the harsh words – if you know who she is and you know her story, then you must be some of the same people who were watching her reality show and some of the same reading about her in the gossip magazines. Have eight children, have to deal with such a "jerk" of a husband, the constant media. Nothing wrong with Mom supporting her kids and having some fun in her life. All you judgemental people – no wonder we have all the problems we have in the world today. You are the very first to jump down anything no related to your line of thinking!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:27 am | Report abuse |
  540. Sharon

    Considering the fact that she was like a Frankenstein out there trying to dance, I say" Good Riddance!" The oler contestance did a much better job is dancing and showing a little bit of rhythm than she did.Cloris Leachman and Buzz Aldren were more flexable that Kate. Think maybe it had to do with all the plastic surguries Kate had to have to get her body into shape for all her television shows? Whats next for her? 1313 Mockingbird Lane? The way she moves , Morticia is a great fit for her!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:27 am | Report abuse |
  541. feedhungry

    I only had 5 children at once and didn't even have the energy and time to go outside and get the mail. How was she able to be on a dance show with 8!!!! I don't get it???

    April 21, 2010 at 11:26 am | Report abuse |
  542. Sick and Tired of Gosslin Drama

    I can't believe her presence INCREASED the ratings! I quit watching becasue she was on and am glad, glad, glad to see her finally get kicked off. Her being on this show just brought additional drama in the lives of those poor children unfortunate enough to have her for a mother! If she was a good mother, she would do everything in her power to avoid such drama for her children - not generate it the way she does. She needs to support her kids, you say? Then let her go get a real job!!! Good riddance to bad rubbish!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:26 am | Report abuse |
  543. Mickle

    What is "Dancing with the Stars" and who is this "Kate" person?

    April 21, 2010 at 11:26 am | Report abuse |
  544. Debbie

    What do you mean "she kept trying"-that wasn't trying.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:24 am | Report abuse |
  545. Joy

    All that I have to say is Dovolani deserves a raise – and a vacation! Kate is one high maintenance chick.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:24 am | Report abuse |
  546. Nicole

    Kate was just as difficult to watch off the dance floor as she was on. I will not miss her "woe is me" tidbits and the painful footage of her "practices" with Tony during which she did nothing but whine and cry about being confused. Her constant need for attention and "fame" is sickening. I loved it when Carrie Ann made a comment about her not being a real star. Kate brought down the whole mood of the show and I am positive that the rest of the season will be more enjoyable without her. At least Tony can smile again!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:24 am | Report abuse |
  547. galdena

    The only thing that keeps going through my head is "Ding dong the witch is dead..." I just don't understand what took the public so long to vote her off! And, no, she won't be going home to her kids for very long– after all, she does have a national book tour and a new talk show getting ready to start. Jut don't know how in the world she's going to fit in any time to take care of her dearly beloved children. Thank goodness for nannies, babysitters, and ex-husbands to provide the love and attention these children need!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:23 am | Report abuse |
  548. cjvwise1

    If Kate puts as much energy into mothering as she does dancing, those kids are in big trouble. I just wanted to scream, "Move woman! My God you act like it is an effort to breath!" It is obvious that she does not take much personal time with those kids. She would be in better shape.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:22 am | Report abuse |
  549. Nan

    I find it funny that no one ever complains about the other family reality shows like 19 And Counting. Isn't Kate in the same situation as those people? But I guess since the other family are such Christians it puts them in a different light.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:22 am | Report abuse |
  550. SNAPPA

    GOOD!! Now maybe she could go home and concentrate on her kids.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:21 am | Report abuse |
  551. marguerite moore

    Kate you did a wonderful job, be proud of yourself. For the people out there don't you have anything better to say. Once you find a person to pick on that is all you do. She is a working mother, who cares what she does, as long as she is happy and the children are happy. Pick on John he is the one who said she is a abentsee mom. what is he doing to help help that's right no job. He needs to become a man and step up to the plate and stop causing trouble. For the press pick on someone else for a change and get a life. LEAVE KATE ALONE!!! She is doing a wonderful job, there are other things in the world to worry about think about that

    April 21, 2010 at 11:21 am | Report abuse |
  552. Joanie

    all of them are complain or whine over kate that they should pay tax to support kate's children .. Kate tried to earn the money to support her children without taxpayers . where is jon ?? Remember the judge ordered Jon to put the money back . Glad that she is gone . Hope she can get better job to support her children

    April 21, 2010 at 11:21 am | Report abuse |
  553. f

    Go back to driving a mini van and going to soccer games where you belong.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:20 am | Report abuse |
  554. Karen

    I'm thankful that she's gone because she really couldn't dance.

    I'm sorry but I have to disagree with those that indicate that anyone would take the opportunity to go on television to support their children. I know I wouldn't there's no way I would expose myself or my family to that type of publicity no matter how much money was involved. My choice would be to work at any other type of job. It's kind of like politics...if you put your name in the public eye, you'd best not have any skeletons in your closet because the media will drag them out and in front of the American public. If Kate didn't want the criticism then she shouldn't have put herself in the line of fire by exploiting her children.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:20 am | Report abuse |
  555. TeamJon

    All you people blabbering on with the "she's just a single mom trying to feed her kids"...get a grip, would you please?

    I'm sure ALL single mom's wish they had it so bad to "have to" go on a T.V. show in order to pay for their million dollar home, army of nannies and b@@b job. PFFFTTTTTTTTTTT

    As someone else stated, she's been so blessed by the perks her TV show afforded her, yet all she does is b!tch, moan and complain.

    She's let her so-called "Fame" go to her head. I hate to break it to you Kate, but, you're nothing more than a car wreck that we as human beings just can't help look at. You're a circus side-show act. Nothing more, nothing less.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:19 am | Report abuse |
  556. Chris

    Simple comment: GOOD.

    Longer comment: Hopefully she'll simply fade back into obscurity, but I'm sure she'll try to milk every moment to make more money off her kids.

    Personally, I can't blame Jon for leaving her. She acted like a shrew towards him on the few episodes I managed to watch without barfing.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:19 am | Report abuse |
  557. cjvwise1

    Thank God the "poooooor me" complainer is gone. Between the weekly Kate tears and the Octomom dilema, anyone would think these women never had a choice to parent fewer children. Is no one else getting fatigued by this, I am so desperate crap. My mom had 8 children, worked at Corning Glass as a "piece worker", helped run a farm and canned and froze veggies from the garden to keep us fed. In her spare time, she did her wash with a wringer washer and cooked healthy meals and made sure we all got to school and stayed healthy. I have no sympathy for these two helpless martyrs to motherhood. I applaude my mom who managed a family without the benefit of reality tv. These women should put some effort into mothering. Cook a real meal for a change and stop complaining.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:17 am | Report abuse |
  558. Angel

    I'm sure that Kate has many out there that do not like her. Me, I don't like her because I think her stubborn personality caused her husband to walk away from her.

    Having said that, I do not see any problem with her trying to provide a financial future for her kids. If she were a stay home mom and being supported by tax payer's money, people would not be happy about that either. I'm sad that people voted her out. I hope she finds the next gig and will help her make money for her kid's future.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:17 am | Report abuse |
  559. Lorax

    VICTIM.... poor comatose VICTIM..... she should go see Dr Laura.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:16 am | Report abuse |
  560. Ann

    You all forget that she has two other shows in the works, so she's not gone for long. You say she should go home to be with her kids, but she has to work for high-paying TV shows to support them; what is her lame-ass ex-husband doing? Yeah, she's not that talented, for sure, but she's doing what she has to do as a mother. Maybe she should not have had so many children, but that would have riled the pro-lifers. If some TV producer is going to pay you big money to have a show about your multiple births most of you would take it, so to criticize her for doing it is hypocritical. People love drama; it's like driving by a car accident....everyone stops to look at it. The producers are only giving people what they want, as proof of the high ratings for her appearance on the show.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:14 am | Report abuse |
  561. faye sheets

    glad she is gone....she was a terrible dancer who put no effort into the dance routine. Tony struggled with trying to teach her the basic steps.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:14 am | Report abuse |
  562. Terry

    Big Bill please learn how to spell. You need to have a bit of intelligence before you post something. But then I haven't detected much intelligence here today, just a whole lot of wailing and gnashing of teeth. I'm amazed at the number of people who, when you break this down to its smallest components, are jealous to the core of this woman. She is absolutely amazing on many fronts!! You naysayers are pathetic creatures who obviously need emotional therapy. You all are like a bunch of pit bulls who need a big rubber tire to play with and work out your aggressions.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:13 am | Report abuse |
  563. Pat

    Sorry folks, but when Kate goes home to her kids it will only be to repack. She's on the road for a book tour and then starts filming one of her two new shows. Poor Kate, I guess we'll have to listen to her and "I have to work to support my kids." Trust me, she is making more money than 15 of us put together.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:13 am | Report abuse |
  564. Drpepper

    I have never responded to any article or comment before, but I simply cannot stand some of the comments on this article. Kate Gosselin is not your average "single mother". She gets $21,000!!!! in child support alone!!! She chose fertility drugs that gave her litters, rather than children. She puppeteered her kids on a reality show to help pay for them. She's a harsh, overcritical, domineering person. Fine. But when she professes being a mother before all else, then she needs to make the choices that back up her statements. That MEANS, not flying across the country for days at a time to be on TV or do her book tours. Her book, being on the dancing with the stars show, reality TV... NONE of that is about providing for her children. ALL of that is about keeping herself in the limelight. Say what you will, more power to Jon for getting the heck out of dodge. He didn't handle the split well, but who can begrudge him choosing to have a better life and some peace and quiet? He didn't leave his kids. He left HER. And amen to that. If you want the viewpoint of a real single mother, find those that are struggling to make ends meet, have no real support, and take care of their kids EVERY DAY, all by themselves. And they don't get on TV to complain about it or strut their non-existent maternal values.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:13 am | Report abuse |
  565. Michael

    It amazes me that someone can achieve some level of "fame" due only to the fact that she can produce a litter......a sad commentary on America (if no one cared, she would have never seen the light of day).

    Now, thankfully, just about everyone left has some level of talent (though Chad may be the most shaky and should be gone if he keeps bugging Cheryl).

    But my money is on Nicole!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:13 am | Report abuse |
  566. Truth

    Kate is a retard and a partisan stooge who will do anything to claim her victimhood.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:12 am | Report abuse |
  567. deb

    I agree that Kate was a terrible dancer but I can't understand why everyone is so hateful. Geez, people, get lives! It seems that more and more these blogs are nothing but hate, hate and more hate! I can't imagine why she and Jon had eight children in this day and age but it does take a lot of money to rear them and nursing is not going to cut it. She's capitalizing on her fame from the show and hopefully will be able to keep it together. It doesn't look like Jon is working. Why does SHE get all the hate? Jon needs to get some kind of job.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:12 am | Report abuse |
  568. Kdog

    I thought this was supposed to be dancing with the stars. Since when is she a star of anything???? Laying on your back for 2 min eight different times does not qualify you as a star. Please go away Kate...WE BEG YOU

    April 21, 2010 at 11:12 am | Report abuse |
  569. DMR

    Thank God and Greyhound she's gone!

    Kate has no talent and clearly no child rearing skills, and is not a star even on the d minus list. She is little more than an attention seeking drama queen.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:12 am | Report abuse |
  570. CATom

    Yes quit dancing around you bimbo. Now go home and find some other way to make money off your children.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:10 am | Report abuse |
  571. Estelle

    Her dance trainer always had that pained look on his face, like "Why did I get stuck with this bag of wet cement?"

    April 21, 2010 at 11:10 am | Report abuse |
  572. Wendy

    It was time for Kate to go. Her heart was not into the dancing at all. She was disappointing to watch. Wonder why she said yes in the first place???? She does not bother me in the the way a lot of people seemed bothered by her. I acually like her and admire her for trying dancing. But... she was just not into it. Once in awhile you'd see a glimmer but than it was back to space out. I think she has way too much on her mind.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:10 am | Report abuse |
  573. Leanne Shepherd

    I am sickened, not by Kate, but by the ugly, mean and vicious comments left by most people. Unfortunately, it shows the lows to what society in America has come to – say anything you want, rip people apart, say the nastiest thing you can possibly think of – and for what? Because you are so much better? Absolutely disgusting. I am sad to be living in a generation that has stooped so low.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:10 am | Report abuse |
  574. steve chase

    thank god!! hopefully she's now at 14:59 of her 15 minutes!!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:09 am | Report abuse |
  575. Sarah

    I don't watch the show. But the high show rating says people are interested whether you like to bash her or not.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:09 am | Report abuse |
  576. DIANA

    I'm so glad she's gone. I don't have anything against her personally but, she's not a star! Out of curiosity, I watched this Monday, (mostly because I was dying to see Evan) and it looked like Tony purposely made the dance awful. If what most of these posts is true, he made her look bad just to get rid of her. He's a great dancer who won a few times.

    Now I could watch one of my favorite shows in peace, (of course, I won't watch the intro because I don't want tosee that womans face).

    April 21, 2010 at 11:09 am | Report abuse |
  577. JT Seattle

    Marie April 21st, 2010 10:15 am ET

    You can all hate on Kate but I give her credit, In the beginning she was not the one who cheated on Jon he cheated on her. She is doing what she has to do to support those children financially, I don't see Jon going to work everyday. You haters are just jealous because she is making money and lives in a big house. Good for her. Do what you have to do Kate.



    It shows how little you truly know.

    Jon has tried many times to do the publicity tours and the tv appearances like Kate has, but somehow, TLC's contract bars *him* from doing them all, but allows Kate to do them....of course, the fact that ABC, producers of Dancing with the Stars, is the owner of TLC has *nothing* to do with it, I'm sure......I guess because Jon showed up on non-ABC things, they decided to have a problem with his contract.

    If Dancing had been on another network, you think ABC/TLC would have let her be on it?

    Just look at the places Kate turns up....GMA (ABC), The View (ABC), Dancing with the Stars (ABC).

    April 21, 2010 at 11:05 am | Report abuse |
  578. Rachel

    Seriously, her 15 minutes should have been over long ago......can we move on now?

    April 21, 2010 at 11:04 am | Report abuse |
  579. MC

    She would go down as loser of the year, if that spot were not already taken by ballon boys parents.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:03 am | Report abuse |
  580. Lydia

    Aww I hope shes able to make money off something else. Yes she wasn't very good at dancing but isnt that the point of that show? One person can't dance? Anyway all you hateful people leave Kate alone and critique yourself instead Im sure your life sucks and your just jealous! So annoying how especially woman always talking trash so tacky get some class!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:03 am | Report abuse |
  581. Gio

    Wow. Her dismissal was LONG overdue. I'm from PA and ever since she and Jon had "multiples" it's truly been nothing but drama! She's a mother first and foremost...something she clearly doesn't get. Rather than being a responsible single parent, she continues to try and elevate what she perceives as "celebrity!" What a joke. Just give up Hollywood Kate and save us all from the pain of watching you make a fool of yourself. After all, you're just an average person with below average intelligence who's okay getting rich off of and exploiting her children!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:03 am | Report abuse |
  582. anon

    So we don't have to hear her complain anymore?!

    Go back home to your life, Kate. I know people who have gone through tremendously hard times and handicaps. They have had to bury their children, they have lost the ability to walk, their ex- husbands are in jail for commiting horrible crimes, many of my friends have lost their homes. I don't see them trying to get constant sympathy.

    Go back home, Kate. I refuse to watch anything on TV with you in it anymore. Your new show will just take advantage of other people's misfortunes.

    April 21, 2010 at 11:02 am | Report abuse |
  583. 1krr

    Here's a challenge CNN. See if you can make it 3 days without posting any articles about the Gosselins. I'll bet you can't. But you really should. These people can't fade into obscurity fast enough...

    April 21, 2010 at 11:01 am | Report abuse |
  584. Suzy

    Yes, it's true she can't dance, however she does need to feed and educate her kids. She's a working single mom trying to make a living, she's been given a platform and has used it. Her husband is not contributing financially, she's doing the best with her options. Let life go on, looks like most of you need to get a life!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:00 am | Report abuse |
  585. Kate's No.1 Fan

    I admire Kate for the courage and strength that she has no matter how so many hypocrites put her down. I love Kate for doing this for her children-meaning working to support her 8 children. If I will win lottery, I will marry Kate in all churches all over the world. She is a real beautiful woman inside and out. To all very uneducated people who wrote so many bad things about Kate, GO TO HELL!

    April 21, 2010 at 11:00 am | Report abuse |
  586. B

    Kate Gosselin is no celebertiy in my mind she is only getting her 15 minutes she stinks and should take care of her childeren LOOK PEOPLE EVEN PLAYBOY TURNED HER DOWN ( the old bag pervert said she ain't no star) and when some one don't want to look at you naked damm that is sad so go home you crazy lady

    April 21, 2010 at 11:00 am | Report abuse |
  587. Tina

    Come on guys, she really tried her best. The show is about joining celebs with talented dancers. If all the celebs they brought out were good then you wouldn't want to watch it....just like American Idol and the fact that they show all those awful people who can't sing during the auditions. Its what sells.

    Now as far as Kate and her kids.......we really don't know everything about her. If anyone here has personally worked with her or knew her before she was a celebrity then you can speak, otherwise, those people who are talking because of what the magazine tells you then you are an idiot who will believe anything.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:59 am | Report abuse |
  588. realitytvsucksanyway

    I'm just wondering what lame activity the ppl who watch this show did while not watching because of Kate. Stare at the walls, it's about as entertaining!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:59 am | Report abuse |
  589. Bill

    OMG...There is a God after all! I never knew someone could stretch 15 minutes of fame like she did! Go home and be a mother to your kids instead of hogging the media every chance you get!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:58 am | Report abuse |
  590. jay

    We judge because this is a judging show. Kate was like a manikin.
    The only thing moving was her mouth.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:58 am | Report abuse |
  591. gs

    It's about time. It got old having to listen to her trying to pull on the heartstrings of mothers everywhere.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:58 am | Report abuse |
  592. Lia

    GOOD. She makes me so ill, go home and take of your children. She is a poor excuse for a mother, she used her kids to get money what about all the other multiple births out there that do not do show, they make. And do not get me started on her hair .....

    April 21, 2010 at 10:58 am | Report abuse |
  593. Nursing Student

    The reason Kate is catching so much flack is because we all wittnessed how she treated Jon and the camera crews. I'm not defending Jon in any way. Her demeanor on Jon and Kate plus 8 allowed people to develop a pre concieved idea about the type of person she is. Right or wrong that is how we are as people. There were times she lashed out at people and made her unappealing to many. The price for fame can be insourmountabe. I just hate it for her children.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:58 am | Report abuse |
  594. Jan

    While I agree Kate's dancing was hard to watch – there is a flip side to this. I know for a fact I would have an extremely tough time if every word I spoke was taken out of context, used against me – that is no freedom whoever you are. My heart goes out to Kate, we all have our faults and I will not cast a rock at someone when I have been forgiven for so much.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:56 am | Report abuse |
  595. Wil Forte

    Why is it that this woman's 15-minutes-of-fame clock is consistantly being reset?
    I'm glad that she got the boot – now she can go home and spend some time with her kids!
    Hey, it's the kids that are supposed to be getting dance lessons, not the other way around.
    Sher reminds me of the beezid site; just when you think it's over, the clock resets. When is she going to fall off the face of the earth???

    April 21, 2010 at 10:56 am | Report abuse |
  596. In the Industry

    You "defenders" out there do know that many of the contestants on DWTS are there because their PR people promoted the heck out of them to get them on the show, don't you. DWTS seeks out maybe half the contestants due to their celebrity status... the rest eventually get there because DWTS was lobbied out the wazoo by the promoters of some "wanna be" seeking camera time. You would be surprised at how many supposed "stars" contact DWTS hoping to get on the show.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:55 am | Report abuse |
  597. SoCalT

    It really bothers me that CNN will include in this news blurb about Kate G's appearances on DWTS as being a ratings boost to their show. How can that be? There are tons of us, including me, who have traditionally watched DWTS each season for years and we all chose NOT to watch it this year. I want to see the real numbers. There had to have been a big dip in the actual ratings count. Memo to ABC, I have tuned out and DID NOT watch any of this season's DWTS because you chose to put Kate G on the show. Now that she's been voted off, or kicked off, or however you want to spin it, I might decide to tune in this next week and watch the remainder of the contestants go for it. ABC, in the future you need to make better decisions about the selections of "celebrities" you put on the DWTS lineup. You have to make sure they are actual celebs and not AVERAGE SINGLE MOMS who's 15 minutes was up more than a year ago.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:55 am | Report abuse |
  598. Elaine

    It was painful watching her "dance". I was surprised she wasn't voted off after the first show. So glad she is gone.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:55 am | Report abuse |
  599. Sara

    Why are you people so hateful?! If Kate was really in it for the fame, I doubt she would have subjected herself to the cruel and hateful comments that everyone has made about her since she began on the show. I think that she really did go on the show to make money for her kids. We all know that Kate is OCD; therefore, the daunting fact of raising 8 kids scares the crap out of her. Yes she did put herself in the position to have 8 kids doing the IVF, but when you can not have kids naturally, and you so badly want to have a child of your own, then that is one of the risks. I think that Kate feels that she has to make tons of money in order to feed them, and give them a good life that they deserve. She is first and foremost, a single mom! In order to feed 8 kids, she is required to work. Yes she has made quite a bit of money from her TV appearances, but its amazing how fast children can eat through money, not to mention 8 of them. I think that everyone should stop judging this woman, and let her live her life. Even if she had a nursing job, she would not be able to see her kids on a regular basis, and would be seen as an "absent parent," because nurses work 12 hour shifts 6 days a week. Please just leave Kate alone!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:54 am | Report abuse |
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  601. Isay

    Finally she is GONE. Praise the Lord!!!! Aleluja!!!
    Look at her face, like the end of the world. Because she doesn't want this end. She doens't like to go home with her 8 screaming kids. Hey, Kate, you are a mother, OK?

    April 21, 2010 at 10:52 am | Report abuse |
  602. realitytvsucksanyway

    The point everyone is missing is this show sucks with or without her!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:51 am | Report abuse |
  603. Darwin

    Why don't you stop using your litter of 8 kids by using them to get money, book deals and spot light moments. You're like Palin, claiming family "values" while you abandon your kids in your never-ending avarice search for fame and glory. GO HOME and take care of your kids lady!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:51 am | Report abuse |
  604. ok

    You mean she'll actually have to stay home & take care of all her kids? First priority for her: get your tubes tied. Then get a real job. You set women back 50 years.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:50 am | Report abuse |
  605. bigbill327

    C-YA SCANK..

    April 21, 2010 at 10:50 am | Report abuse |
  606. Cathy

    People get a life!Most of you are so mean.It is hard to swallow.How else is she going to support all those kids?Unrealistic to get a full time regular job.You go Kate!So you not the best dancing few people are!Grab all the opportunities you can.I am in your corner.You have way more guts then I do!Hug all those little ones when you get home.Don't listen to those Dumb crazy people !

    April 21, 2010 at 10:50 am | Report abuse |
  607. acb

    AMEN Alice Rice, now Pamela must go!! these two bimbo's were just trying to promote themselves!! Bad promotion I guess is better than no promotion (in the eyes of a SUPERSTAR-LOL)

    April 21, 2010 at 10:49 am | Report abuse |
  608. Rai

    give the woman a break! she is trying to care for her kids, she is trying to support them. Quit hating!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:49 am | Report abuse |
  609. prw

    I'm sorry CNN, but this does not qualify as 'news.' You're not competing with 'Entertainment Tonight.' Congrats, you have now completely lost your way in trying to be all things to all people. Get back to a bit of journalism.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:48 am | Report abuse |
  610. A Different Linda

    Cloris Leachman & Betty White (who were at least 2-1/2 times as old as Kate) put in 50 times the effort in rehearsals as Kate did. And they weren't always carrying a tissue & asking for a minute to wipe their phony tears in front of the camera. It was past time for Kate to go.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:47 am | Report abuse |
  611. Becky

    Give it a rest. She tried, now she is gone. So what?? Let he who is without sin cast the first stone. Get a life people.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:47 am | Report abuse |
  612. Skippy

    Now Kate can "dance" back home, and should perhaps think about taking some parenting classes.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:46 am | Report abuse |
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  614. trish


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  615. realitytvsucksanyway

    Can't believe how many ppl are happy to go back to watching this really crappy show just because a really crappy dancer has left! Turn the channel ppl the whole show stinks. I mean come on the first season was half way interesting, but now dang how many times can you ppl watch the same dances regurgitated weekly(for years apparently)?

    April 21, 2010 at 10:43 am | Report abuse |
  616. Terry

    Can any of you recite the date and time you became so perfect? What does it gain any of you to be so harshly critical and pass judgment on someone else this way? Before you pass judgment on another, try walking in their shoes for a while. And be careful, what goes around comes around and bites harder. You all must be pretty miserable to say the mean nasty things you say. How many of you would have the guts to do what she did and even look half as good? Get some mental health therapy!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:43 am | Report abuse |
  617. DS

    They really need to pair Dovolani with someone who can dance next time.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:42 am | Report abuse |
  618. Shirley

    So happy Kate is gone. All she thinks about is herself. Watched Jon & Kate when their show was just starting & she put down her husband on TV, in the supermarket & anywhere she could. What man can take that? She needs to be a MOTHER to her kids. If she didn't have to have a big house, servants & a bodyguard she wouldn't have to make so much . It's not about the kids, it's about Kate being famous. She was awful on DWTS!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:41 am | Report abuse |
  619. Bre

    i love kateee! (: :p

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  620. t. fletcher

    now, if Sarah palin would just go away too.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:41 am | Report abuse |
  621. DS

    I'm really surprised that she survived as long as she did.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:41 am | Report abuse |
  622. S. Durham

    Good. She should be home taking care of her kids whose lives she, and that worthless soon to be ex-husband of hers, are destroying. I've never seen such selfishness as demonstrated by these two adulterous morons. Don't they know what permanent damage they are causing their children by playing all of this out in the media? It is wrong for Kate to put the kids through all the stress of doing a TV show again. I guess she and TLC have no shame. Maybe Child Protective Services needs to intervene on their behalf. Both parents are driven by two things: greed and their hormones. Their representation of a family is about as dysfunctional as you can get and thankfully is not representative of most families in thus world!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:41 am | Report abuse |
  623. dollar79

    did not watch the show, glad she was finally voted off after asking fans not to vote her off. maybe her and the octomom will team up for another reality show, they both need money, and their only means of getting money is to use their kids. i wonder how long they can play this card. but i am sure that they will indeed find out.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:41 am | Report abuse |
  624. Dempseysdame

    Ya know – as I read through these comments I am awe struck that some of you express out right hatred at a complete and total stranger. Like her – don't like her – I don't care. But I do find it facinating that people express such anger/hate towards complete strangers. If she wasn't "sellable" she wouldn't get the attention she gets by the TV and magazine industry.

    If you really hate her so badly – then stop opening these links and reading about her and her family. Stop showing interest in even hating her and her family and eventually she will fade away.

    I for one have no issue with her on any level. She didn't ask for the fame that came with her decision to have the children she had – just accepted it. Once she did – and got a taste of Hollywood and fame – she loved it and saw the financial benefit of it – and has decided to pursue it over a career in nursing.

    Let's me see....how many people in this world would choose a hard laboring career, let say like NURSING – that pays well – but you put in the work and the TIME to do it – over let's say – a WAY less time consuming career in TV that you make SUBSTANTIALLY MORE MONEY doing....for a fraction of the time and phyical effort (usually). Gosh – I don't know .... just leave her alone and stop reading stories about her and she'll fade away for those of you that hate her so badly.

    Shame on any of you that make derogatory comments about her children .... that's just pathetic.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:40 am | Report abuse |
  625. Sean

    We all need the chance of our life. We may not be the best, but we've to give it a try. So what if we have kids or we're using our kids. That's not abuse. Google wasn't a speck of dust compared with Yahoo! You'd probably think that these two college kids were NOTHING, but just a bunch of geeks who were seeking glam and welfare. They made google the brand and $6.1 billion profits, and thus pay a lot of tax for those who rely on them... like your nice government jobs... and even some military expenses. Give people a chance.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:40 am | Report abuse |
  626. Anna

    YEAH!!!!!!!!!!! The wicked witch is gone home!! I hope next season they give Tony someone who has at least somewhat of a chance of winning. I really like him and I don't think he's been fairly paired.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:39 am | Report abuse |
  627. jeanne

    now take your kids back home to PA and put them back in school....why don't you try to stay home for a week straight with the. kids, oh, right, you can't you have to your book tour now, which you will be away from them again, and the nannies will be there for them, then you can start you new shows and travel again. and exploit and use your kids....bravo.....the kids parents get divorced and theres neither parent there to give them guidance or support during such a hard time for the children...class act....maybe you should re-write your letters to you children and tell them sorry ....

    April 21, 2010 at 10:38 am | Report abuse |
  628. upstate-ny

    I hope the media gets the message from the MAJORITY of responses.
    We don't care about Kate, Jon or her eight kids. Let them live their own lives. If it's true that she is in fact receiving $20,000.00 in child support – she digusts me that she can even try to portray herself as a single mom and making a quick buck off her kids back. Talk to REAL single mom's that are trully supporting their children/child with one paycheck and no child support.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:38 am | Report abuse |
  629. B'more

    Kate has done nothing but exploit her children, claiming "I dance for my kids." Whatever, thats a bunch of bull! Go home and be a mother to your children instead of thinking about money and yourself.And I thought this was Dancing with the STARS anyway..and Kate is not a star!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:38 am | Report abuse |
  630. Rachel

    Those who are defending Kate, we do not have to be championship dancers ourselves to know a bad dancer when we see one. This show is not a place for novices to "try their best," it is a place for people who are already the best to compete with each other. Look at American Idol – they reject the people who can't sing. They don't keep bringing them back week after week because "they're trying their best." No, I personally would not take an opportunity like this because I know my limitations and refuse to embarrass myself on national television. Kate makes a fool out of herself week after week and then cries about how mean everyone is to her.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:37 am | Report abuse |
  631. JC

    Dean Sellers, I agree with you totally! Good Try Kate, keep your head up, there will always be the bitter haters in life that try to keep you down. Stay on that positive tip, and keep it moving.... Will be watching in Baltimore for your new show. Good Luck.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:37 am | Report abuse |
  632. Marie

    Yaaay! The cheer heard 'round the world!! Finally we get to enjoy the show and not be subject to watch Tony push her around the floor. It's been way too long in coming.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:36 am | Report abuse |
  633. Linda

    Please tell me her 15 minutes are up! She was horrible and does not deserve the spotlight. How about spending time with those kids she claims she loves so much? She shows us she loves fame and money more.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:36 am | Report abuse |
  634. Jenny

    Thank goodness I can turn on the TV again. I will not watch anything with Kate or her ex...Yuk!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:35 am | Report abuse |
  635. KC1234

    Personally, I think all reality t.v. programs are a waste of precious time. What ever happened to great shows? When I was growing up Happy Days, Laverne and Shirley, Baretta, Hawaii 5-O, and even the Love Boat were just simply great entertainment. Now the networks put out pointless garbage. The upside to the lack of interesting programming is that I started to read more books and I have discovered I really like the classics!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:35 am | Report abuse |
  636. DlsJ

    I thought it was hillarous when the female judge said something like "she's not a star like the others she's a housewife" ahahahahahaa It was painful to watch her robotic moves on stage she and I think it was cruel to make her stay and humiliate herself

    April 21, 2010 at 10:34 am | Report abuse |
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  638. Winch

    Kate who? The clock is ticking on her 15 minutes... thankfully.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:34 am | Report abuse |
  639. daniela

    Thank GOD!!! I didn't watch the performance show cause I just can't stand to see her dance – she's stiff as a board and very robotic. Didn't want to know the results cause I just KNEW she wouldn't be eliminated but when I saw this headliner, I just couldn't help but feel relieved – I can now go back to watching without cringing when she's on my screen. Whoo hoo!

    Kate you are a good mom, I just wish you would stick with you TLC show – it's what you're good at!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:33 am | Report abuse |

    Oh thank the stars above! She needs to just go home and try to be a better mom because this was a painful season watching her stand...I mean dance...or whatever one wants to call it. Literally, fish face, no personality, walking around is all she done, every freaking week and I was so happy to see I was not the only one that was tired of her whinining about life being so hard, wah wah wah, suck it up buttercup! Likely she'll find another tv reality show...maybe the trailer trash jerry springer show will do a special on her. What's sad is that she remained on this show long as she did, just proves what everyones already made clear, that this is a popularity contest not a genuine talent judging show when it comes to the population voting. Good riddens to Kate, hopefully she'll try and do a better job of being a mom finally.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:33 am | Report abuse |
  641. Shelby

    KATE CAN'T DANCE and should have been eliminated 2 shows ago. All these people saying, "I feel sorry for her" and 'She did great" must be on medication and have no interest in real dancing. Kate, your NOT A MOVIE/TV STAR, you were on a reality show and have been pumped up by TV Executives who think they know what the public wants to see. PLEASE GO HOME AND TAKE CARE OF YOUR CHILDREN AND STOP BEING SO SELFISH.

    Now, on with the Celebs who CAN DANCE!!!!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:33 am | Report abuse |
  642. Joe

    Please no more KG on anything. She is repulsive!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:32 am | Report abuse |
  643. Suz

    She did not need to be on this show – she gets $2,000+ PER KID, EVERY MONTH in child support.

    If she wants people's respect, then she should start conducting herself in a way that deserves it.

    P.S. She really was a lousy dancer.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:31 am | Report abuse |
  644. Phyl

    Please stop the Kate bashing! She didn't lobby to be on the show, she was asked & even though she knew she couldn't dance she tried her best. She was gracious when she lost & constantly said how greatful she was to have been give the opportunity. Yes she did it for the money, who of you bashers wouldn't if you had to support your children, because your ex doesn't even have a job. I wish her nothing but the best. By the away gil, your crude remark was uncalled for & speaks volumes of what kind of a male you are.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:31 am | Report abuse |
  645. Dean Sellers

    There are those who try and don't quite succeed, and there are those who sit on their butts and tear down the other people who actually try.

    Nice try Kate, and I love your new hair.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:31 am | Report abuse |
  646. Rose

    As a single working mom there isn't a day that I don't wish to be home with my babies. Kate has enough money to live modestly and be a stay at home mom, but instead she chooses to work to mantain her lavish lifestyle. That is why so many single moms do not appreciate her right now. People out there loved her in her role of mom because THAT is and should be her PRIMARY job. She is NOT a celebrity and people resent that she here and there and everywhere, when she has eight children who are still suffering the pain of their parent's divorce. She needs to be THERE with them. Not out and about.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:31 am | Report abuse |
  647. jerry

    The mere fact that people are taking this seriously shows the lack of contact that people in our society with reality. The show is entertainment, more or less. Being entertained is something that people who have nothing better to do think is necessary. No wonder our children cannot read or write.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:30 am | Report abuse |
  648. android1

    What an annoying beeyatch.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:30 am | Report abuse |
  649. TiredofRealityshows

    She managed to squeeze 1 hour out of her 15 minutes of fame. I bet both Kate and Jon regret EVER letting TLC put their family on TV. Just like the rest of the reality TV failures, she should have just said no and earned a living like the rest of us.

    I hope she likes making minimum wage while trying to support the kids.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:28 am | Report abuse |
  650. gilbey428

    Well Kate couldn't dance worth a darn, so it was time for her to go. But I don't understand Pam Anderson being at the bottom so much. She is one of the better dancers on this show. Obviously it must be that she is not liked by the women of America since they do most of the voting!!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:28 am | Report abuse |
  651. Philadelphia

    She IS "taking care of the kids" with appearances like this that earn the family the money they need to TAKE CARE OF EIGHT KIDS! You think she can take care of them with no money??? How else is she supposed to make the big bucks it takes to rear and educate eight children if she doesn't take advantage of opportunities like this? Grow up people!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:27 am | Report abuse |
  652. AGuest9


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  653. DC7

    No pants dance

    April 21, 2010 at 10:27 am | Report abuse |
  654. realitytvsucksanyway

    I guess it's just me who finds this show hard to watch reguardless of who's dancing. Really it's completly lame how many way's can we see the samba and it still be interesting?

    April 21, 2010 at 10:27 am | Report abuse |
  655. morph147

    um y is this news???? who cares

    April 21, 2010 at 10:27 am | Report abuse |
  656. Erik


    Who are you to judge that she is sick and addicted to fame??
    That is the TRUE problem with our society today. We feed everybody through our fame machine and then spit them out like we never wanted them. My girlfriend and I had watched their show for many years, before it became huge. Kate never "bullied" Jon. The simply acted like EVERY MARRIED COUPLE DOES. Little arguments here and there. But you all think she is a monster because of all of our faults?
    And then she is fed through the machine. The show becomes super popular, so the fans demand more. Tabloid fodder begins. We love the whole family so much...we demand them...and when we are supplied with them on our TV, we don't want them anymore. America is insanely fickle and we have no one else to blame but ourselves.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:26 am | Report abuse |
  657. DC7

    i bet she does a mean no pants dance !

    April 21, 2010 at 10:26 am | Report abuse |
  658. rachel Gonzales

    thank goodness she is gone she was terrible!!!! the astronaut much better at least he had a little zip in his step!!! This is Tony's job how could
    he say anything bad look at his face that says everything!!!!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:26 am | Report abuse |
  659. stevanovitch

    She gave it her best, but in the end, she didn't have it. Pamela Anderson has a nice rack so they are keeping her around.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:26 am | Report abuse |
  660. yoyo

    She was hard to watch-she was so scared that she looked like Pinocchio trying to dance. I didn't like her and as it went on I just felt more and more sorry for her. She was so out of her comfort zone and just pitiful.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:25 am | Report abuse |
  661. nancy

    It was past time for her to leave, this woman needs a lot of professional help, she should seek it out quickly so that her children do not suffer more damage than they allready have. It is unforunate that the press keeps giving her what she craves and stops her from facing her problems.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:25 am | Report abuse |
  662. Paul

    Now if we can only eliminate Kate from TV all together. Tired of her.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:25 am | Report abuse |
  663. Moche

    someone please remind me how does she qualify as a 'celebrity'

    April 21, 2010 at 10:25 am | Report abuse |
  664. Aggie

    I hope this will end the Kate-bashing. I don't understand why everyone is so down on her. She's a single mom working to provide for her kids, just like millions of moms in this world. And she's doing a good job of it. She is not away from her kids any more than any other working mom. I think a lot of you are jealous because she is doing a good job and earning more money than you.

    So she can't dance. BFD. At least she tried. She gave it her best shot, which is all anyone can do. Why bash her because she can't dance? Did you bash Buzz, Shannon, and all the other people who have been on DWTS and weren't good?

    All this hate-mongering reminds me of bullies in school. You have found an easy target to pick on, and you just won't stop. Grow up, people, and leave her alone.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:24 am | Report abuse |
  665. miriam

    This is a dancing contest. Kate can't dance. Therefore, she deserved to go home. The voters finally voted for the ones who danced well. Kate does not dance well. Finally they voted for capability rather than popularity.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:24 am | Report abuse |
  666. lisa

    If your neighbor or family member left for a short while on business, would you tell them to quit that job or call them a bad parent?

    The work she does probably gives her more time with her children than a parent who gets up at 5:30 get themselve and children ready, drops them off at daycare or school, works 8 hours gets them from school or daycare and then sits them in front of the tv while they get dinner ready and then has to do homework with them. That parent probably spends the whole weekend cleaning and grocery shopping/. Get real people. She probably gets more quality time with her children then you do. Jealous much?

    April 21, 2010 at 10:24 am | Report abuse |
  667. realitytvsucksanyway

    Carol you must be on drugs for watching that show for years heh:P

    April 21, 2010 at 10:23 am | Report abuse |
  668. patty

    Now all you Kate haters can move on....who is next on your list??

    April 21, 2010 at 10:23 am | Report abuse |
  669. Isha

    That family needs to get off the air for their childrens sake. Poor babies, they dont need all that publicity from their parents.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:22 am | Report abuse |
  670. R J Matheus

    God, will this woman ever go away? Kate says she does this for her kids, but who it taking care of them while she is out galavanting and trying to make news. Enough already and just go home and take care of the kids.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:22 am | Report abuse |
  671. Cowgirlamy

    LOL @ the people who believe 99.9999999% of this country care about this fame addicted horrible person. She was terrible, proved nothing, Jon is probably laughing at her even though he is a loser himself, and anyone who likes her is a really pathetic individual who needs to seriously reexamine their lives if you feel the need to defend Kate or fall for her crud.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:22 am | Report abuse |
  672. Carol

    Finally, Kate has departed. She was half a step higher that Buzz. She lacked personality and seemed so mean and distant every show. I felt bad for Tony who is not only a great professional dancer but a gentleman as well. I felt bad that he was paired up with her. Her dancing was like watching a robot. I have watched Dancing for years but I have to say this season has been one of the worst. They need to find better stars for participation in this reality show. It's ratings are going down and I can see why. Next off should be Pamela Anderson. Is she on drugs?

    April 21, 2010 at 10:21 am | Report abuse |
  673. Lucille

    Thou shall not judge.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:20 am | Report abuse |
  674. Sick of Kate

    I am beyond SICK of thes vulgar woman and her media hogging. Oh boo hoo I told my babysitter how I want to trade places with her boo hoo. RIGHT. All she talks about is her upcoming book tour. Just go home and really be with the kids, gotta work, skip the $7000 extentions and quit promoting yourself. Glad she's off, she should have been booted the first week. BRING BACK BUD!!!!!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:19 am | Report abuse |
  675. iamcanadian!

    SO HAPPY!!! YES!!! NOW I CAN START WATCHING!! Oh you people with the bleeding hearts for her, she's a narcissist and loves this attention and she definitely does not need more money to put "food on her kids table". She wants it to keep paying her plastic surgeon for the work all over her body. If she's such a wonderful person and is being judged so badly then why is her own brother not getting along with her, and he's the only one we hear about...John got a lucky break by getting away from her. She'll break anybody's spirit or balls. Good luck John, hope you have a happy future, as for the kids, they'll grow up in the spotlight and God help them.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:19 am | Report abuse |
  676. DC7

    I'm sure Vivid would have her

    April 21, 2010 at 10:18 am | Report abuse |
  677. Bobby

    Bye and Good riddance. get your life back and raise your kids with all of your reality money so the rest of us tax-payers don't have to.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:18 am | Report abuse |
  678. Catca

    Someone said a nasty comment about Pam Anderson on this board. I have to defend Pam. I expected her to be a terrible dancer and trashy. She has proven to be the opposite. While not as good a dancer as Evan or Nicole, she is decent and surprisingly has an elegance and sophisticated charm to her movement. She is also funny, willing to go along with tongue and cheek jokes on a regular basis. I'm one woman she turned into a fan.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:18 am | Report abuse |
  679. Linda

    I don't particularly care for Kate as a person, but that's not the reason I thought she should be eliminated from DWTS. She was withtout a doubt the absolute worst excuse for a dancer they have ever had on the show. I felt sorry for her partner, Tony. She disrespected him, argued with him constantly, questioned his teaching ability (he IS a respected professional dancer, you know!), didn't want to work at all, whined & made excuses constantly, & was just a total prima-donna. As a result of Kate's lack of work ethic, poor Tony looked like he was dragging a three day old corpse around the dance floor most of the time. Did people notice that none of the other contestants gathered round Kate for hugs at the end of the show like they normally do? She was just a joke out there. Now the show can actually get back to being a dance contest instead of being a Kate debacle.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:17 am | Report abuse |
  680. AmericanD

    Good Riddance.
    Now it's time to get a real job, stop exploiting your kids, stop using child support to pay for your cosmetic surgery, and stop being a frozen-hearted witch with a capital 'B'.
    YOU are the reason your marriage failed. You treated Jon like dirt.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:17 am | Report abuse |
  681. realitytvsucksanyway

    Wow who cares that show is completely retarded anyway. Get a life ppl and go out dancing yourselfs and quit living through these mostly washed up stars!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:16 am | Report abuse |
  682. James

    Never watched the show before she was on, never watched it when she was on, still won't watch it.

    But at least now when I go to a news website for news I can stop seeing her name on the front page.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:16 am | Report abuse |
  683. Annie

    I have nothing against Kate. I just believe she sees herself as someone other than who she really is. She was very out of her element on DWTS. She makes motherhood the reason for everything good or bad in her life. Kate choose to be on DWTS during the publicity of the divorce and during a time when any mother is exhausted. She can only blame herself when she started gripping about the kids and the drama. I'm glad she is gone because she was such a drag on the show. She didn't dance or act graceful. She has been very blessed but can only state the negatives.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:16 am | Report abuse |
  684. sonny

    she gave her all and i am proud of her.
    as far as her ex goes all he is good for is laying in bed with different
    girls and being a dead beat dad.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:16 am | Report abuse |
  685. Olga

    Kate you were GREAT! so you are not a dancer, but you showed America (and your wimpy X) what you are made off. As for the rest of you, you are like the tea party the smallest loudest, but make-no-difference group. She kept on winning because the silent but the mayority kept voting and watching becasuse of here, and now that she is gone, and so are we.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:15 am | Report abuse |
  686. Bobbi

    Well, to all the peeps who blogged before me...the cable company in this area were "repairing" all cable television in Michigan and Indiana on Tuesday night, without warning, and I didn't get to see Kate get hers, so I read all your blogs and got the big picture....Maybe Tony Dovolini will be luckier in the next season. You go, Tony!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:15 am | Report abuse |
  687. Brandon

    Finally. I actually felt sorry for her dance partner as he seemed actually good. But she wouldnt shut up.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:15 am | Report abuse |
  688. Michael Shea

    Kate is gone and DWTS will be the better for it. She can't dance. She wants all of the attention. She treated poor Tony miserablly. Tony certainly earned his paycheck.

    I still believe that DWTS ahould do away with audience participation in the decision making. If it was left up to the judges, Kate would have been gone weeks ago.

    I watch DWTS for the dancing and the beautiful women. If I wanted to watch a soap opera I would do that during the daytime.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:15 am | Report abuse |
  689. Cowgirlamy

    My GOD, are people really defending this sorry excuse for a human being? What on earth would make any of you defend this horrible person? All of your comments defending her are a sad sad reflection on our society. She is a freakin reality "star" and not a good one. There are MILLIONS of people in this world to feel sorry for but this fame hungry wench is not one of them. She is sick, addicted to fame and needs to stop being given publicity.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:15 am | Report abuse |
  690. Marie

    You can all hate on Kate but I give her credit, In the beginning she was not the one who cheated on Jon he cheated on her. She is doing what she has to do to support those children financially, I don't see Jon going to work everyday. You haters are just jealous because she is making money and lives in a big house. Good for her. Do what you have to do Kate.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:15 am | Report abuse |
  691. Linda

    Good riddance!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:13 am | Report abuse |
  692. jwk1969

    Kate who? What's her deal?

    April 21, 2010 at 10:13 am | Report abuse |
  693. Susan

    Thank God! The torture is over. I think she is a selfish b**ch. She does nothing but complain when things don't go her way or if she has to break a sweat. Concentrate on taking care of your kids. They need you, not their mom on tv.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:13 am | Report abuse |
  694. Sharon

    Glad she finally go voted off, was too painful to watch. Did feel a little sorry for her at the end. But she had to realize watching everyone else she had absolutely no rhythm to dance.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:12 am | Report abuse |
  695. FEDDUPP

    No, if you happen to stick in the minds of the vast nation of morons we have available here in the United States, they will find something about you that they will rave about to anyone who will listen, and support you, without thinking (since they can't) unwaveringly, and discount every bad choice you make, saying "don't hate her!" until there's actually a plurality of people who think, for no actual reason, that this nobody is a somebody, and somebody with something to say, even though, in the final analysis, they're still a nobody.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:12 am | Report abuse |
  696. Larry D

    Please tell me this will be the last we'll hear about her. Please! With sugar on top.....

    April 21, 2010 at 10:12 am | Report abuse |
  697. Nicole

    i agree kate was hard to watch most of the time but why such bitter comments? i am a single mother of one and i cannot begin to imagine the challenges she has with raising 8 kids. if she believes doing reality shows and writing books is the best way for her to take care of her family who are YOU to demean & judge her for that. i've yet to see anybody tell a man that he should be home taking care of his kids.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:11 am | Report abuse |
  698. Dan

    If they vote Pan Anderson off the show I will never watch it again. She is amazing looking and can dance better than most of the others.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:11 am | Report abuse |
  699. Cowgirlamy

    Andreas- I agree. Why do new organizations keep reporting on her like she is some big star? What the heck is going on in this world when we have someone like Kate Gosselin endlessly talked about on every entertainment show as well as NEWS programs. ENOUGH! She is NOT newsworthy. Despite what you think, 99% of us do not want to hear anything about her so STOP reporting on her. Stop it. Just stop it.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:11 am | Report abuse |
  700. ALISHA


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  701. Marquise

    Kate Gosselin claimed she was "enjoying" herself week after week. If her expressions on and off the dance floor displayed her "happy" face, I'd sure hate to see her when she's not enjoying herself! At least now WE can ENJOY watching the celebs that are truly having fun!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:10 am | Report abuse |
  702. DC7

    How bout a Vivid girl ?

    April 21, 2010 at 10:10 am | Report abuse |
  703. Matt Schafer

    I am absolutely appalled by everyone whose commented up to this point saying "Kate, go home and take care of your kids." Each and every one of you know good and well if you were given this opportunity amidst the nonsense she's gone through, you'd take the opportunity just the same. So what if she's not the best dancer out there? She's out there giving it a shot which is more than I can say for most of us. We sit behind a computer spouting off about things that are truly inconsequential in our lives because it some how makes us feel better. Ridiculous. If we put half as much effort into paying attention to stories like this and posting our opinions we'd probably have found a cure for every terminal disease out there or a way to bring all our troops home or how to feed every hungry mouth or how to rejuvenate the economy. Kate, thanks for trying on this train wreck of a show. At least you kept it interesting for six weeks. Ultimately, ABC will be the one to suffer. Ratings are sure to slump and hopefully the show is cancelled and forgotten about because of it. Should have kept Kate on ABC. Bad ratings move.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:10 am | Report abuse |
  704. DingDong

    Thank God you finally answered our prayers.... She was the worst dancer will ever see on this show. All my sympathy for poor Tony hopefully next time he won't make such a mistake. He is hell of guy who can bear her for 3 weeks or may be more. Standing Ovation for him

    April 21, 2010 at 10:10 am | Report abuse |
  705. josieboo

    I'm so glad that Kate has finally gotten the boot. If she didn't get eliminated, I wasn't going to watch the show anymore. She was the worst contestant ever and is a media junkie for real. Pam Anderson should not have been in the bottom 2. She looks like trashy tramp in everything she wears, but she is actually quite good. Go Nicole and Derek.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:10 am | Report abuse |
  706. cristoforo

    ...Kate was Comatose!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:10 am | Report abuse |
  707. shane

    I'm glad she is gone because of her dancing, but not sure about the other comments. Millions of people travel on a week to week basis for their jobs (regional managers, etc). Many of these people who travel on a weekly basis are single and are trying to make money to support their families. Then many people complain she is not a star. I won't say she is nor she is not, but she didn't make this happen. Again, millions and millions of people watch her on TV and Television shows keep asking her for apperances. I'm not sure the definition of a STAR, but if TV shows keep asking her, then I think that would qualify her. Plus, she is also a published writter, etc. - Again, I don't 100% agree with everything that Kate has done, but she is very much simliar to those other single parents who travel for work to support their children.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:09 am | Report abuse |
  708. Donna

    GOOD GRIEF PEOPLE – Try walking in her shoes before you judge. Really – what did she ever do to deserve all this harsh criticism. Didn't you Mother's not teach you "if you can't say anything nice, then say nothing at all"? Way to Go Kate!!!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:08 am | Report abuse |
  709. Rhonda

    I agree she could not dance but as far as her children...get off her back. As a good parent you will do crazy things to feed them. She spends more time with them with jobs like this one than working at the hospital. Jon is a jerk and everyone knows it. Why is so many people so mean to Kate?

    April 21, 2010 at 10:08 am | Report abuse |
  710. Rustyfxnws

    Next stop, Rock of Love!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:07 am | Report abuse |
  711. Erin

    Just listen to you all. Yes, it true she could not dance!! But she did give it her best shoot. Also, none of you know Kate all you know is what you read, so shouldn't be judging her so harsh. Try and really put yourself in her shoes, and then think about what you are saying.

    Most of you just need to get a life of your own and leave Kate alone!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:07 am | Report abuse |
  712. Teaneck

    Hooray! It's about time she got kicked off! What a self-promoter!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:06 am | Report abuse |
  713. frank


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  714. Dan Qilson

    I would like to see everyone that rip on Kate dance. Give her some credit she tried and did her best. I didn't know that we had so many perfect people here with no skeltons in their closets.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:05 am | Report abuse |
  715. Flip

    Can she disappear now? Please..there is so much more important news out there than this.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:05 am | Report abuse |
  716. bob

    get a life losers

    April 21, 2010 at 10:05 am | Report abuse |
  717. Cowgirlamy

    who says she boosted ratings? I have never watched before but I tuned in to see Evan and Pam.

    So happy this horrible human being was kicked off. She is the absolute worst we have to offer in the "celebrity" culture.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:05 am | Report abuse |
  718. Andreas

    Please stop reporting about her. Every day there's another meaningless headline on CNN.com about Ms. Gosselin – she is not important, she is tacky, and she is starved for attention. Please, please, show your journalistic integrity and spare us all.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:04 am | Report abuse |
  719. Alice Rice

    I am glad that she, Kate Gosselin, is GONE. Now, just get rid of Pam Anderson and get on with the show. These two should have never been on Dancing anyway. The show is FAST loosing its glamour!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:02 am | Report abuse |
  720. Santa Claus

    who gives a shot, who gives a feck.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:01 am | Report abuse |
  721. FRAN

    Finally now I can watch the show again!
    So if you squeek out a bunch of puppies you are a Star?

    April 21, 2010 at 10:01 am | Report abuse |
  722. Cat

    I couldn't stand to watch her dance. It was terrible!

    April 21, 2010 at 10:01 am | Report abuse |
  723. Diana

    Why do we hate her? She was mean to her husband & anyone withing earshot who didn't do things "her" way, she favored her girls to her "icky" boys;, she goes off to support her kids so she doesn't have to go back to nursing so that she can stay in a huge house, on a huge piece of property with a huge staff to take care of her, her kids & her tan. I am so glad she is gone. NOW I will start watching my favorite show again. Poor Tony.

    April 21, 2010 at 10:00 am | Report abuse |
  724. Tinklabella

    @ Themoi: Please don't be disrespectful of Jon and Kate's children. They're the victims of their parents' spotlight and have done nothing to deserve your criticism!

    April 21, 2010 at 9:59 am | Report abuse |
  725. marion

    Glad she is gone. She just looked like a Robot out on the dance floor. She has been the worst person on the show.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:58 am | Report abuse |
  726. Mr Tudball

    Everybody poops. It's the only way to get rid of the food.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:56 am | Report abuse |
  727. Jon

    I thought the show was called Dancing With The STARS? What exactly made Kate a star? Overactive womb?

    April 21, 2010 at 9:55 am | Report abuse |
  728. Osbaldo

    She was an embarrasment to watch and I felt sorry for Toni.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:55 am | Report abuse |
  729. saint

    she should have been gone from the first. the show is for those who work hard to be a contestant and she shure did now show any signs of trying

    April 21, 2010 at 9:55 am | Report abuse |
  730. wendy fortin

    I agree too, she is phony person who uses her children at every oppourtunity, shame on her and Jon. I worry how those children will be when they are adults, so much luggage.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:54 am | Report abuse |
  731. gil

    now, on the other gland, I mean hand, there's Pam anderson.....now THERES some talent.....

    April 21, 2010 at 9:54 am | Report abuse |
  732. Lisa

    I will now start watching. Good riddance kate.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:54 am | Report abuse |
  733. Spitz

    Bu-Bye. Now go take care of your kids.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:53 am | Report abuse |
  734. cindy

    About dang time!!!

    April 21, 2010 at 9:53 am | Report abuse |
  735. Deanna

    WHY DID SHE STAY AS LONG AS SHE DID....she could not dance.........

    April 21, 2010 at 9:52 am | Report abuse |
  736. themoi

    THERE IS A GOD!! THANK YOU!! We will no longer have the torture of having to watch a 2 x 4 attempt to "dance". Now watch the ratings spike upwards and they'll find out this brat isn't the draw they thought she was. I hope she crawls in a hole and takes her weirdo ex and 8 sprogs with her.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:52 am | Report abuse |
  737. Tim Jessen

    It's over. No jokes on Leno...

    April 21, 2010 at 9:51 am | Report abuse |
  738. DrMabuse

    Don't worry, Kate–there are plenty of other "reality" shows that would just LOVE to have you.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:49 am | Report abuse |
  739. why

    I agree with Lori. It was very hard to watch her dance.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:34 am | Report abuse |
  740. Lori

    Glad she is GONE. Now go home, Kate and be a Mom to take care of your children and quit using them to your advantage.

    April 21, 2010 at 9:31 am | Report abuse |

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