Note to Kate Gosselin: You might not want to hire any "help" ever again, because anyone who's ever worked for you seems to eventually rat you out to the media. A former unnamed nanny of Kate Gosselin's has gone public with, yes, tales of what it's like to work for Kate -- and from the woman's description, it doesn't sound very fun. According to the nanny, Kate had instructed her to "be Kate" when she wasn't around -- and that included eavesdropping on phone conversations her ex-husband John had with their kids.
"We always had to keep an ear and eye on what was going on. Kate would say she had no problem with the kids having a relationship with Jon, but it always felt like a façade to me," the former employee said. The nanny also claims that Kate was very particular about certain things in her home, and never wanted anything on the floor and vacuuming could only occur during certain periods of the day. Also, Kate's day "ended" at 9 p.m., regardless of what was happening. "Even if I was halfway through dishes, at 9 p.m. you had to stop," the nanny recalls. "She told me her day ended at 9 p.m, no matter what was going on."
Sadly, though, it wasn't the eavesdropping or cleaning that made the nanny ultimately leave. According to the woman, it was when she witnessed Kate spanking her son Colin with a plastic spoon in front of the others that she felt it was time to look for a different job. Awful. At this point, we've all heard stories about Kate supposedly spanking her children -- in fact, it's getting a little hard not to believe, what with so many people saying it -- but it's difficult not to hold on to the small hope that the stories aren't true.
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As far as the eavesdropping claims go, can't exactly say it's a shock. If there's ever been a hateful, acrimonious divorce, it's Jon and Kate's. But it's certainly a bold and awkward move of Kate to ask an employee to listen in on phone calls her kids had with her ex. Also, a wee bit overboard. They were talking on the phone -- what could have possibly been happening?
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