Kate Gosselin Had Kids to Be Famous, is a Greedy, Child-Abusing Monster, Book Alleges

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Kate Gosselin manipulated her fertility treatments to get pregnant with sextuplets and is a greedy monster who abuses kids and pets, a new book claims.

Robert Hoffman's newly re-released Kate Gosselin: How She Fooled the World makes so many bombshell allegations, we don't even know where to start.

Probably the biggest is that spanked her kids so hard that she begged God to help her stop, while going to town on the family dogs in a similar manner.

Oh, and she supposedly fell under the spell of bodyguard Steve Neild to the point that she him named trustee of her estate to hide money from husband Jon.

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Hoffman, who began tracking every move of the Gosselins in the summer of 2009 as a reporter for US Magazine, decided to expose her for what she is.

At least according to him. Kate Gosselin: How She Fooled the World is the documentation of what he calls the "Gosselin house of horrors" behind the facade.

The tome has been at the center of a huge lawsuit, which she dropped last year after she successfully kept the scandalous book from being published.

But now, with Gosselin's Kate Plus 8: Sextuplets Turn 10 special making news, Hoffman is re-releasing it, because she's a bully and her kids are worse off.

He alleges that "Kate Gosselin deliberately and intentionally got pregnant with two sets of multiples in order to become the working mom's Martha Stewart."

"Her eight children were mere props ... pawns in her game," Hoffman goes on, "her game to accumulate as much wealth and notoriety as she could."

Born Kate Kreider, the brunette turned blonde married Jon Gosselin in 1999 after a search for a rich husband who would support her and her aspirations.

When that didn't really work out, Kate tried to copy Martha's success, she produced a cookbook that was ultimately canceled by her Christian book publisher.

So it was on to baby-making and fertility treatments. In the second cycle of treatment, she was pregnant with twins. Just twins? That wasn't enough.

She settled on a doctor in Wyomissing, Pa, who gave her injections of a drug called Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, HCG, an ovulation inducer.

Friday, November 21, 2003, was the happiest day of Kate Gosselin’s life when her doctor confirmed that she was pregnant with six - six! - babies.

She began agressively seeking out publicly and soon Discovery Communications, Inc. and its TLC network who became producers of her reality TV show.

So began the fable of the loving Gosselins, yet Kate had no maternal instincts, claims Hoffman, nor did she have any interest in being a good mother.

That Kate Gosselin Look
Doesn't it just make you a little bit ill? Yes, we thought so.

She was only in it for the and it quickly became obvious to anyone around her, as she assembled volunteers to do everything for her while she lazed around.

Condescending and dismissive towards everyone in her presence, her extended family abandoned her. Kate Gosselin had zero patience with the children.

She never played with them, didn't help them with their schoolwork. She hid in the kitchen and let volunteers take care of them. She meted out punishments.

Easily enraged if they got dirty playing or disobeyed her with a very minor infraction, she unleashed what she called 'the spanker' until the child "happied up."

She had meltdowns, made the children strip down, spanked them a lot, pulled them by their hair. She was so out of control she had to pray to God to help her stop.

She would throw all the kids' toys in the trash along with school projects, and kick the boys' Lego buildings into a million pieces if they weren't put away.

Discipline was the Gosselin children’s "normal," Hoffman writes. "They got their daily spankings and Kate insisted they loved it, or so she believed."

The two family dogs, Shoka and Nala, were subjected to Kate's tirades and abuse. Kate would use a stick, a spoon, a tube or whatever else she had.

All when Jon was gone, to discipline the dogs for minor infractions that dogs commit, like tracking mud into the basement after coming in from a pouring rain.

"Kate Gosselin is cruel and she seems to enjoy the power that she has over children, animals and adults," says the author, and she did not care.

"The Gosselin children were nothing more than collateral damage in a business driven by greed Kate had no emotional connection with any of her children."

"Jon Gosselin or a volunteer bathed and fed them, played with them."

"Kate created lists and barked out orders and focused on her tan, her jogging routine, her nails, traveling to New York City to get her hair done, shopping and tweeting."

The intrusion of television cameras in their lives greatly impacted the children as well as Jon. Kate had changed from the woman he had married.

Continue reading more excerpts from the book on the Daily Mail ...

Kate Gosselin and Steve Neild Photo
Are Kate Gosselin and Steve Neild dating? We wouldn't necessarily assume so ... but we wouldn't write off the possibility either.

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i find it hard to believe he would know all this happened when he was not even there fallowing her until after she became known as john and kate plus 8

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This guy is just out to make money. As others have stated pennsylvania has investigated her more than once, found nothing wrong and closed the case. Think about it, in a home with eight kids, in order to have a civilized life, the mother would have to be strict.. While I am not really a fan of Kate, I do agree in discipline. maybe if more people would stop being so soft on their children, demanding that they do chores, get good grades, etc, we would once again be a nation of excellance instead of a nation of spoiled liberal whiners. For example, the war on women, Iran, Iraq, lybia, etc, these countries have a war on women. American women who believe that there is a war against them here are just spoiled. So in that regard, while she is annoying, I commend Kate for beind a strong, single parent demanding good behavior from her kids.

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Reality TV is rigged TV. Stop watching TV and these clowns will go away.

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But everybody knows already that women who go trough In Vitro treatment are given drugs to overproduce ovulation...and after getting pregnant with 6 or 8 (like octomom) they are asked to REDUCE( politically correct term)the amount ,so they kill the other embryos and/or freeze them for pharmaceutical experimentation!!!What is new in here ,that is why it is called genetic manipulation and its foundation is Eugenics? I wish all these women and men do some research about NFP ,and NAPROTECHNOLOGY instead, in order to avoid the high cost,the pain and the moral issues that IN VITRO is leading them to experience.

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This is basically a description of most American women.

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Don't you think she looks tired? But in all seriousness, I was already done with Kate after she and Jon got divorced.
If I had an opinion on this, it would be that the kids deserve way better. And by that, I mean not sticking them in front of a camera just so mom can get famous.

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While I once was a Kate fan, I became disgusted with her childish egotistical behavior when the family visited the Palins in Alaska. She didn't care that everyone else was having a ball, she was unhappy at being cold and wet, and she was going to be sure everyone knew it too. Then her irrational meltdowns continued on the RV road trip, making her look even more insane and childish.
Still, I question why anyone who thinks as little of her as Hoffman does, would want to make a dime out of pedaling crap about her life?
The Commonwealth of PA has investigated her and her home more than once, and has never found evidence of abuse or neglect of the children, and during the recent birthday show, while it is certainly easy to "coach" the older children into what they would say, some of what the younger children said seemed off-the-cuff an unrehearsed, leading me to believe that while they know and readily admit their mother's shortcomings and failings, they still care about her and they know she cares about them, and now I feel less sorry for the children, feeling that now they are old enough to speak out to teachers or other adults if they are truly being abused.
Still, once again, she had to make herself center stage at their birthday part, dressing up like a clown and ordering everyone about, even using a megaphone to assure the attention was kept on her for crying out loud.

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WOW!!!! I almost feel sorry for Kate because of the sheer abuse the media portrays toward her. I admit that I thought she was a little to harsh with John, and at times I thought she might even be a little hard on the kids, but if I were in her shoes I do not know how I would react to extreme demands of 8 children. I watched the specials just so I could see the kids but I almost wanted to hide my own face in the pillow out of just pure embarrassment for Kate in regards to how she is perceived.

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@ Stylist

IMO, she is one of those people who is her own worst enemy, often displaying egotistical and irrational behavior which quite simply turns people off.

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Why do you continue to bash this woman? I think the media is a self absorbing entity if itself nobody cares you ignorant piece of garbage! Get off your high horse and bring us real news! Got that????

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She is all about raising her children and she does a great job. At least she's not looking for government help. Her children are well mannered and she does this alone with no help. That's a real mom!! So what she's famous for having so many kids... At least it wasn't intensional.
She's a great mom in my opinion.

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@ I give her credit

1. she did not raise the children on her own.
2. When the children where smaller she was getting help/handouts from others.
3. Kate does need to lighten up sometimes, just take a step back and look around and smell the roses ( so to speak).

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@ I give her credit

Hey Kate.

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