In his new tell-all book, author Robert Hoffman claims that Kate Gosselin used her kids to make her famous and had always planned on having as many children as possible in order to become a reality star.
If that was really Kate's sick plan (Gosselin claims Hoffman's book is fabricated, but has declined to sue), then it might help to explain why she's so intent on taking full advantage of her ill-gotten fame:
A newly released excerpt from Hoffman's Kate Gosselin: How She Fooled the World reveals a ridiculous list of demands Kate made while traveling to New York City to promote her TLC reality show, back when she was still married to Jon Gosselin.
"Not many people do 'rude' quite as well as Kate does," Hoffman writes. "Kate had some very specific demands for accommodations while traveling."
He then lists a series of bizarre stipulations that were submitted to TLC and had to be agreed upon before Kate would consent to stay at the upscale Essex House in NYC: