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Kate Gosselin: I Want 'Kate Plus 8' To Run Through My Kids' High School Years

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Kate Gosselin wants to see 'Kate Plus 8' go on for years to come.

Whether or not you’re a fan of Kate Gosselin and her brood, the mom of eight isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. In fact, if it’s up to Kate herself, the show would run all the way through the kids’ high school years!

Just last week, TLC laid out its brand new fall schedule to the attention of many, Kate Plus 8 was nowhere to be found. Rumors of its cancellation erupted soon after. But, Gosselin appeared on the Today show this morning in lieu of promoting the all new season of Kate Plus 8 that airs tonight on TLC. And she claims the rumor of a cancellation is news to her.

“There is a lot of talk about it, and nobody’s told me,” Gosselin told Today show co-host Ann Curry.

“We’re happy to continue on and we will do so as long as people are watching.  There’s been a lot of fans and supporters who have continued to watch us through good and through bad and I just have to take this opportunity to say thank you and we’ll still be on TV as long as you’re watching us.”

So how far into the future does Kate see reality cameras in her life?

Kate told Ann Curry she could envision the series going well into 10-year-old twins Cara and Mady, as well as 7-year-old sextuplets Aaden, Alexis, Collin, Hannah, Joel, and Leah’s high school years.

“Gosh, that will be a show!  I might be dead by then… gosh, teenagers, I don’t even want to talk about it. [But] I do.  I mean the kids and I are still having a lot of fun,” she said.

Would you continue watching Kate Plus 8 for years to come?

Check out photos below of the Gosselin kids throughout the past two years of their life.


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    Jon Gosselin spent Father's Day 2009 without his wife Kate but with his 8 children. Their marriage was just about over at this point.
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    All 8 Gosselin children seem to be having a great time outside.
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    Jon attempting to braid his daughter's hair!
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    Kate Gosselin touched down at Brisbane Airport with her 8 children as they spent the New Year Down Under. Gosselin and the kids filmed episodes of their reality TV show "Kate Plus 8" in Australia. The single mom of eight said that her New Years resolution was to find a new man.
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    Kate Gosselin and her brood continued their vacation adventure with a visit to some tourist attractions on New Zealand's north island. The family started their day at the Otorohanga Kiwi House & Native Bird Park to pet some animals before moving onto the Waitomo Caves for a boat trip in the famous underground caverns.
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    Kate takes her kids out to dinner in New Zealand.
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    Kate Gosselin enjoyed a family day out taking her 8 children horseback riding at the Paradise Treks in Rororua.
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    Kate Gosselin continued her day out with her 8 children at the natural springs in Rotorua. Kate posed for a picture with all of her children and explored the park. The cheerful group later tried on hula grass skirts, worn by the Maori people of New Zealand.
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    One of many poses the family stood for.
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    Another silly pose!
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    Kate says: Where are we?
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    Kate says: Here, this way! I think?
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    Kate says: What is this?? Why don't we all just touch it!
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    Kate says: Ohhh, okay. Wait, what is it?
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    Isn't her daughter 7-years-old? Kate should join our club of moms who carry their children and are too old for it!
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    Kate says: Please don't grow up!
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    Kate says: Is this day over yet?
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    Oh! Hula skirts!
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    Shake, shake, shake your hula!
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    Maybe if I spin a bunch of times I can get sick!
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    It's a good thing TLC pays for these vacations.
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    The kids say: I wonder what destination we'll be sent to next. Hmmm...
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    Kate and her kids get ready to head home.
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    Kate says: Here this way! I'm the leader.
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    Time to go home!

[Photo via PacificCoastNews.com]

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