Celeb parent watch: Jon & Kate Plus 8, cover girl Bristol Palin
If you can't get enough of Jon and Kate Gosselin, then this is the weekend for you. TLC, realizing that no publicity is bad publicity, are running a marathon of Jon & Kate Plus 8 beginning tonight at 5 p.m. With all the rumors swirling around the family of 10 — Jon has been accused of having an affair with a 23-year-old schoolteacher; Kate has been linked to the family’s bodyguard — the show is sure to get more viewers who want to know if the couple will stay together or end it. Wow! Now that would be a show. The marathon leads up to the kick off of the show's fifth season on Monday at 9 p.m.
In other celebrity parenting news, recent high school graduate Bristol Palin, who has been out and about discussing her life as a teen mom, is the cover girl for People magazine this week. Adorned in her cap and gown and holding baby Tripp, Bristol says, "If girls realized the consequences of sex, nobody woud be having sex. Nobody."
Hmm — there also should be consequences for boys. She says that baby daddy Levi Johnston will be in their son's life. Maybe the consequences for Johnston are that he hasn't finished high school and doesn't have a job. Wait, uh, what does that mean for child support?
And check out who is on the cover of People with Bristol — Jon and Kate! It's a small world after all.
-- Sherry Robinson