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Why do people look up to Jon and Kate but shun Octo-mom?

What's the difference?

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Asked by BubNSoap at 5:31 PM on Mar. 27, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • I think it is because they really didnt expect that many kids, and they were actively taking care of the ones they already had. That and they support themselves, are married, and paid for the treatments instead of lying and using student loans for it. The octomom is just sneaky.

    Answer by AK_aries at 5:33 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • People have said over and over and over....Jon and Kate can support their kids.
    Octomom was on welfare living with her parents. There are countless other differences but I don't want to type it all out again!

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:34 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • uhh jon and kate are married and didnt have 6 kids beforehand. octomom is crazy and is single and used the guys sperm

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:35 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • um you can't be serious

    Answer by mamakirs at 5:38 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • Wasn't Jon unemployed and in line for food and energy assistance?

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:39 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • The difference is Jon and Kate are paid to be on TV. The Octomom has people on TV paid to follow her.

    Honestly? You don't see the difference here?

    Answer by jennijune_21 at 5:40 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • Jon and Kate were married, and able to support themselves. They didnt have 6 kids before hand, and weren't living with their parents. Even now, they are and have been able to support their kids and havent had to have people buy every thing for them.

    Answer by abbynzachsmommy at 5:40 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • I totally see the difference, but Jon and Kate didn't have any money at one time too and they had twins at that time and either were trying or were already pregnant.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:41 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • Does anybody know how many embryos Kate was implanted with for the sextuplets?

    Answer by BubNSoap at 5:42 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • I agree with all over the above except for Octomom is not on welfare. Her special needs kids get social security to help pay for needed therapy. Big difference. I do think she is batshit crazy though.

    Answer by trippyhippy at 5:52 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

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