Kate Gosselin let go from her job at CouponCabin
October 17th, 2012
04:36 PM ET

Kate Gosselin let go from her job at CouponCabin

We're sure Lindsay Lohan, who announced last week that she's concerned about unemployment, had her ears perk up at this news: Kate Gosselin's lost a job.

The mom of eight and former reality TV star has been let go from her position as a blogger for CouponCabin.com, where she was hired last November.

The founder and CEO of CouponCabin, Scott Kluth, said in a statement that it was "a series of recent events" that led to the decision to pull the plug on Gosselin's role with the website, which he started nine years ago with the intent of featuring "all the best coupons… no gimmicks, no fluff."

However, this mysterious "series of events" has made it "clear to me that Kate Gosselin and her contributions do not align with the authenticity which we set out to build almost a decade ago," Kluth writes. "Ms. Gosselin is simply not a good fit with the wonderful team and culture at CouponCabin."

Gosselin seems to be taking life - and, presumably, this firing - in stride, as she tweeted Tuesday, "Good afternoon!I'm alive!I've been super busy working away!I'm having lots of fun and can't wait to share!No worries..we will chat soon! XO"

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  1. fireoasis

    To those of you calling the woman ugly and various other insults, get a life. I don't think we need to stoop to a level of insults like that when speaking of anyone, if she is unattractive it does not make her less of a mom or less willing to be able to hold a job. That being said, she does need to get a real job. Those who say that being a nurse can't take care of 8 kids, well it can if you stop buying designer clothing, and $500.00 shoes, and all that other crap. She will have to make changes to her budget and stop living like she has a 6 figure income. If she had been wiser with her money and put stuff into savings rather then spending like a crazy person she may have had money to live on when her show ended but she doesn't. That all said, I do wish that media and people alike would stop giving her the fame that she seems to clamor for. So what, she has 8 kids. Lots do, so what she had 6 of those at one time. THAT is her only 'claim to fame' . There are lots of moms out there don't get famous just for being a mom. Get past her. Move on.. and lets let her move on in her life too.

    November 15, 2012 at 1:17 pm | Report abuse |
  2. catsuny


    November 12, 2012 at 8:09 am | Report abuse |
  3. Noooooo

    Say it ain't so Joe, say it ain't so. On a side note, this comment section is a joke.

    November 7, 2012 at 9:31 am | Report abuse |
  4. Gregg

    Next stop "Playboy".....

    November 2, 2012 at 12:29 pm | Report abuse |
  5. C Bauer

    She's the epitome of the word, "loser".

    November 1, 2012 at 9:34 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Bob C.

    This chick's 15 minutes of fame is long over. She'll be on public assistance soon enough.

    November 1, 2012 at 10:03 am | Report abuse |
  7. Honest Opinion

    It continues to amaze me that people can remember every single negative word that Kate has ever said, even though it was years ago...........and yet they conveniently forget Jon's actions toward Kate and the kids while they were still together......remember the 'walk in the woods'.....remember Jon jerking one of the boys by the arm and marching him up the deck steps?.....his continual put-downs of Kate.........and on and on. Oh, and then, too there's the bar-hopping and fooling around with women on the side......when he supposedly 'went to help his mom'......what a joke! Then, what about his trying to steal the kids' college funds and then basically stealing from Hailey when he got caught......he has yet to pay that back.......oh and don't forget the false police reports. You all have selective memories it seems to me. Please don't tell me you believe a word of this book this man has put out..........you can't be that dumb, surely!! Ah well, they say there's a fool born every minute!.....lol Just don't be dumb enough to call that dead-beat dad a saint.

    You're waaaay behind the times with calling Kate a diva...........people who have worked with her have very nice things to say about her. Jon....not so much.......he can't be trusted. Seems like Kate's grown up and Jon's not done so.

    Why don't you all find something useful to do with your lives and leave Kate and the kids alone??? Personally I have too much going on in my life to spend the spare time I do have hating on someone I know nothing about. Kate's looking great, she's got a good future ahead, the kids are flourishing. What more can you ask for??

    October 31, 2012 at 9:31 am | Report abuse |
    • Ricky

      She is a sad, depressing woman. Not a pretty person inside or out.

      November 1, 2012 at 3:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • Really?

      Wow buddy, I think you need to go take your own advice and find something useful to do yourself. You are taking this a little too personally, surprising for someone who says they have so much going on in their life they don't have time for this stuff. It is a gossip column, so that's what the posters are doing, gossiping.

      Just an observation.

      November 5, 2012 at 9:28 am | Report abuse |
    • PacNWguy73


      November 5, 2012 at 4:27 pm | Report abuse |
    • PJ

      Kate and Jon asked for all the criticism when they decided to put their lives on TV. And by the way, you seem to be spending your time reading all the hate! How silly.

      November 8, 2012 at 2:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • james

      Wow...are you that same guy on YouTube crying about leaving Brittany alone?

      November 8, 2012 at 2:35 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Zaperdon

    Does it really matter? This woman has more money than most of his will make in a lifetime. I'm sure she can afford a few months off.

    October 22, 2012 at 8:34 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Kevin Nivek

    It's not over for her yet – she's still got porn to consider!

    October 22, 2012 at 9:10 am | Report abuse |
    • HeyZeus

      I was thinking exactly the same way. And while I cannot stand kate, atleast she is better looking than Octomom... 🙂

      October 26, 2012 at 3:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • C Bauer

      Are you reading this, Vivid Video? Come on. Redeem yourselves from releasing that flaccidly boring Octomom video!

      November 1, 2012 at 9:43 pm | Report abuse |
    • jkflipflop

      Whole new spin on "Kate Plus Eight". . .

      November 13, 2012 at 10:39 pm | Report abuse |
  10. rev

    She looks like a man. Check out that Ann Coulter adams apple. Here's a pitch : Kate stars in a new reality show where D list wash outs take turns hitting her in the face with a sock full of wood screws. They could show it on Spike TV and make millions.

    October 21, 2012 at 7:36 pm | Report abuse |
  11. What!!?


    October 21, 2012 at 12:40 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Kim Jung (___)

    She's so ronery...ronery

    October 20, 2012 at 4:33 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Reality Shows Spawn Evil

    I'm not sure what's making me more upset.
    A) She clearly gives off an unlikable and awful human being, persona
    B) She probably neglects her kids and uses them to cash a check
    C) Her husband saw what a monster she was, and ran while he could
    D) She has a twitter account. Meaning, people actually are in interested in this broad....

    October 20, 2012 at 2:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • Fed Up With ComCrap Customer Service - It Bites the Big One

      How about:

      E) All of the Above

      October 23, 2012 at 11:34 am | Report abuse |
  14. Tom D.

    Well, she was a nurse before she had all the kids, maybe she could get back into that.

    October 19, 2012 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • cheeky


      October 21, 2012 at 2:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • guest

      a nurses job will not cover expenses for all those children with the money she spends on herself. I wonder what type of nurse she would be anyway, that is also not the right fit for her. Unless they make that a reality show! LOL
      I still remember the interview,when she pulled her unpaid bills out of her purse,and she had all that money in her account. she got caught red handed IMO and said that was not the account that she paid her bills with. The woman is vile

      October 26, 2012 at 1:05 am | Report abuse |

    I'd do her...TLC gave her a great mommy makeover...

    October 19, 2012 at 1:20 am | Report abuse |
  16. TJ

    She's one of the 47% that Romney talked about. She doesn't want to work. Just want to get paid on someone else' dime.

    October 19, 2012 at 12:08 am | Report abuse |
    • Edwin

      Seriously? There are TONS of forums for posting political drivel.

      If you really can't let go of it, it may be time to admit you have a problem.

      October 19, 2012 at 10:18 am | Report abuse |
    • Bob

      There is nothing political about TJ's statement. A lot of people put on a pretty face have a reality show and want the free money for acting like a fool with no talent. I hope the kids are okay....Can she really get a working job? I don't think so...One of the many looking for a free ride....

      October 25, 2012 at 12:29 am | Report abuse |
  17. Kendra

    I worry about the kids right about now. Kate does not suffer silently and lashes out at anyone available. That means the kids, and I'll bet they're getting not only an earful, but bruises, handprints, and hair pulling. What an awful woman.

    October 18, 2012 at 11:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • wezel4951

      come on Kendra you aint worring about them kids. Let me ask you isnt this the first time you had even thought about her and her kids since the last time you had heard anything about her which is most likely when her show last appeared. Isnt it true that you dont and wont give her or her kids a second thought in a few hours when this story is replaced in your mind by something else like a story about winter fashon whats hot when its cold.. Huh tell me isnt it true?? I am almost 99.8% sure these kids are not usually in your worries in fact i beleive you only made that statement because you were bored and just felt you needed to make a statement about how bad of a person someone you have never met is and how someone you never met should have her children taken away because it is your opinion that she screams and beats them. Well Kendra thank you for your input and you are just what this world needs.. ANOTHER JUDGE!!!!!!!!

      October 26, 2012 at 2:32 pm | Report abuse |
  18. Dean

    I looked at her pic and immediately thought... "fetish porn star." Only way she'd make decent money, she has no other skills...

    October 18, 2012 at 9:40 pm | Report abuse |
    • UseYourBrain

      Really? "No other skill"?
      I think a lot of nurses out there would disagree with you.

      October 20, 2012 at 11:10 am | Report abuse |
    • Wait..what?

      Which fetish? There are so many..

      October 23, 2012 at 10:29 am | Report abuse |
    • Bob

      I think Dan is right. I'm sure after all these years her nursing certification has expired and I would not like to be under her care for anything. Oh yes I forgot. The fetish? Close ups of her sucking toes might work out for some....Not me with her...She is a 47% give me, give me....

      October 25, 2012 at 12:39 am | Report abuse |
    • Bob

      I meant Dean...Sorry Dean....

      October 25, 2012 at 12:44 am | Report abuse |
  19. SNAP!

    have it thank you!!!

    October 18, 2012 at 6:25 pm | Report abuse |
  20. Babak from LA

    Can anyone imagine living with this woman?

    October 18, 2012 at 4:41 pm | Report abuse |
    • jim

      Well, that guy Jon lived with her, but I think he was probably diagnosed with PTSD afterward.

      October 19, 2012 at 10:34 am | Report abuse |
    • jg51

      To your question...no. This woman is a total control freak who refuses to accept the fact that her "15 minutes of fame" are over. I just hope those adorable kids are doing ok and have adjusted to everyday life without the cameras.

      October 19, 2012 at 11:25 am | Report abuse |
  21. GaPeach

    I think she loks petty good to have 8 kids but then again, I know she was able toa fford some surgery with the Kae plus 8 TV series. Telling her to get a real job with 8 kids is a moxyoron; I didn't even know she was woking a joblike this. Couldn't pay enough to have a baby-sitter! Wha to who "shy is this news" YOU are reading the Entertainment section.

    October 18, 2012 at 3:43 pm | Report abuse |
  22. frunklin

    Oh No. I blew through my millions of dollars from tv shows on clothes, cosmetics and plastic surgery that I have nothing left.. Maybe I'll just exploit my children more for another boob job. Let's feel bad for a waste.

    October 18, 2012 at 3:24 pm | Report abuse |
  23. DeeDee

    why exactly is this newsworthy??? seriously

    October 18, 2012 at 2:52 pm | Report abuse |
    • scott

      Because you are reading the entertainment section...seriously!!!!!!!

      October 18, 2012 at 6:45 pm | Report abuse |
  24. citizenUSA

    Time to start hookin'!

    October 18, 2012 at 2:11 pm | Report abuse |
  25. she's

    not a piece of sh-t...no way

    October 18, 2012 at 12:30 pm | Report abuse |
  26. Todd

    She is a horrible POS, no talent, airbrushed POS

    October 18, 2012 at 12:01 pm | Report abuse |
  27. Mark Sing

    most feel she's appears too hysterical to the media and its the same thing over and over again.

    October 18, 2012 at 10:24 am | Report abuse |
  28. JD

    Another non-celebrity back in the news for nothing. I forgot who she was for a minute. Thanks CNN for helping me remember another no talent, non celebrity. Isn't it just about time to bring out a Sarah Palin, Jersey Shore or Kardashian story to keep them fresh in our minds?

    October 18, 2012 at 9:42 am | Report abuse |
  29. chuck

    At some point she will have to work a full time job like everyone else. She is beginning to resemble Octo mom with desperation in the media, GET A JOB KATE< A REAL JOB THIS time.

    October 18, 2012 at 9:26 am | Report abuse |
  30. Rob

    I heard they are bring the coupon queen onboard!

    October 18, 2012 at 8:20 am | Report abuse |
  31. slop hoppy

    These kids rook funny, they prory mongorian

    October 18, 2012 at 7:32 am | Report abuse |
  32. megan amazon

    she had good orthodontist

    October 18, 2012 at 6:07 am | Report abuse |
  33. suzie kutch

    her hair is too processed–

    October 18, 2012 at 6:04 am | Report abuse |
  34. Jeff

    So sad.. so sad... I feel for those 8 kids who like the Kardashian clan, will get pimped out in some way...

    October 18, 2012 at 5:41 am | Report abuse |
    • sarah

      Dear Jeff, you are so right.And the word "pimped " is right also. My understanding of this was that Kate was such a Diva,nobody would work with her

      October 18, 2012 at 8:32 am | Report abuse |
  35. Name*david martin

    And i don't even own a tv

    October 17, 2012 at 9:57 pm | Report abuse |
  36. Madtown

    I have a bad feeling that she and Octomom will soon be appearing together in an adult feature film.

    October 17, 2012 at 9:53 pm | Report abuse |
    • Bob

      Madtown I thought your post was nuts but you are so right...I bet people would pay to seeeee them..It's a crazy time we live in... Pay Per View...The Real Kate and Octomom.....Who Can Dominate?

      October 25, 2012 at 12:54 am | Report abuse |
  37. Johnjon

    Ms. Gosselin is not a good fit for anything, including her poor children.

    October 17, 2012 at 8:13 pm | Report abuse |
  38. Poca

    Maybe she can be included in Mitty's binder.....

    October 17, 2012 at 8:03 pm | Report abuse |
  39. Hillbilly MiloandJack

    I think the kids will get their own reality show when they are teenagers and allowed to speak out themselves. Kris Jenner will be their manager, she is use to working with large families. The show will be called " The Kosselin Kids go Wild in Miami, 8 kut looose from Kate' she will have to keep the K going because that is part of the brand.

    October 17, 2012 at 6:51 pm | Report abuse |
  40. Pants

    Although her personality is always gloomy, I think she's really pretty. Especially when she smiles like that.

    October 17, 2012 at 5:58 pm | Report abuse |
  41. Lisa

    Wanna see how the Jon & Kate+8 kids might turn out? Search GOSSELINS GONE WILD! on the web now.

    October 17, 2012 at 5:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • Mortimerman

      What does her smile and being pretty have to do with anything. She is a less-than 15 minute pseudo celebrity with NOTHING to contribute to the Entertainment world...or the world in general. Jeez, comments like yours is so stereotypical of the brain dead TV viewers who watch her and crap shows like that.

      October 17, 2012 at 7:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • realmom

      mortimerman: is she pretty? Too tan, too blond, too "fake" IMO. Whatever she's selling, I don't want it!

      October 18, 2012 at 12:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • jule

      Moretimerman, actually she has more to contribute than most stars. She is a mother and takes good care of her kids.

      October 19, 2012 at 8:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • Julie

      Realmom, who cares what she looks like. She's probably a hell of a better mom than you!!

      October 19, 2012 at 8:20 pm | Report abuse |
  42. Rumbling

    This woman makes me want to crap my pants.

    October 17, 2012 at 5:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • jp

      I thought you were walking on your hands while beautifying your face with a mud-pack. That's not mud, is it?

      October 17, 2012 at 8:39 pm | Report abuse |
    • Julie

      Than maybe you should go take some imodium and get in to see a psychiatrist asap

      October 19, 2012 at 8:21 pm | Report abuse |
  43. sameone

    New news:

    "And about his now-unavailable book, Hoffman told Radar: "Regarding the book, Kate Gosselin: How She Fooled The World, which was pulled from Amazon by Kate's lawyers, it is currently being edited for re-release and will be available in the very near future. The re-release will include even more proof of Kate's network of greed and lies."

    October 17, 2012 at 5:00 pm | Report abuse |
  44. sameone

    Well, can it have to do with the book that came out about her abusing her children and family pets? And that she planned the multiple birth to insure her fame and fortune? There are quotes from the book at RealityTVKids blog taken from kate's own journal. So far her lawyers made amazon pull the book, but too many people have read it. Too late kate.

    October 17, 2012 at 4:55 pm | Report abuse |

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