Now that Kate Plus 8 has been canceled thanks to its complete transformation from a show about raising eight cute little Asian kids to a strange, twisted look into the glamorous new life of a soulless, rags-to-riches control freak, Kate Gosselin is freaking out in the latest issue of People because she has to get a real job now. Via HollywoodLife:
But Kate, who is used to TLC paying for her family to take extravagant trips to places like Australia and Alaska knows can already feel her life changing drastically.
“I don’t want to take anything away that [the kids] have been given,” Kate says. “[I've saved] for a little while. People think we made gazillions of dollars, and we didn’t. After the show was canceled, I said, ‘I’ll go back to my old nursing job.’ If nothing comes up, I’ll do it. But the scary reality is, 12-hour nursing shifts every day wouldn’t let me continue to provide well for me eight kids.”
And here are just some of things Kate has to ditch unless her children’s nimble Asian fingers are ready to build a whole lot of iPods:
Kate has a full staff which costs $500,000: “Kate employs two housekeepers, two nannies, an assistant, and bodyguard Steve Neild.
The mom-of-eight’s $2,000 hair: “That’s what Kate paid last year for a cut, color and Brazilian keratin treatment at Ted Gibson’s NYC salon.”
Kate’s sprawling $1.3 million estate: “Kate’s 6,000 square foot five-bedroom mansion in Wernersville, Pa., sits on 24 secluded acres.”
Kate spends $500,000 on her children’s private school: “Her kids are in private school. At 5 grand a month for each child that adds up.”
Kate’s shopping sprees that costs ???: “Kate’s fashion tab is hard to know. TLC picked up much of it — but she loves to shop!”
Here’s the best part about this whole story: This is a woman who’s been well-documented as recklessly shatting out eight kids for the sole purpose of landing a reality show and getting a bunch of free shit because there’s absolutely no way that gravy train would suddenly come to a screeching halt leaving her holding a bag full of rugrats she can’t afford. Talk about a completely unpredictable turn of events. I just assumed an angel from Heaven would float down to earth once a year and hand Kate a bag of money. Clearly that had to be the backup plan, so maybe he’s just waiting for the last episode to air and everybody needs to stop freaking out and secretly wondering if anyone would really notice if a kid or two went missing. Yes, there are eight of them, all identical, but just backburner that one for at least another week. Two at most.