Eight is Enough – Reality Shows about Kids Must Go

Actually any more reality series about Octuplets is enough. The Octomom is getting one, and TLC has upped the ante with Table for Twelve, a couple raising 10 kids. All of this is enough to make me want to throw up for numerous reasons, most of which is people’s obsession with watching people attempt to raise kids while not doing a good job of raising their own. Why anyone would want to have that number of children in this day and age, let alone subject themselves to public scrutiny is beyond me? Masochism is alive and well in the 21st Century.

I know, they’re doing it for the money, but at what cost? One only needs to look at the train wreck called the Gosselins. Why would anyone want to replicate that experience?

Read more from Nsenga at Creative Loafing, where she serves as cultural critic.


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