Friday, May 15, 2009

Stupid News Part 2

Marriage of Reality TV Couple Jon and Kate Gosselin on the Rocks

These people weren't even on my radar until they showed up in the news recently.

According to IMDB, this is a reality show on TLC, about a family raising 8 children. Twins and sextuplets. I think we can safely say this is a stressful household.

As a parent, the first thing that popped into my mind was, why subject your kids to that kind of exposure?

Honestly, why would you even put yourself in that position? For the money?

And if you ARE going to put yourself on display for all the world to see, why not behave yourself until your free ride is over?

Not sure I understand why this show is interesting, except to see if Jon and Kate make it through another day without losing their minds. I suppose that's the point of reality TV – to see how others react, given certain conditions. However, if TLC really wants a nerve-wracking reality soap opera, just wait til the sextuplets become teenagers.