“I’m certainly not doing it for the money, no! … Our family’s mantra is to live life vibrantly.”
– This is Sarah Palin‘s response to questions about her family’s embrace of television, which, if you are keeping count, started with “Sarah Palin’s Alaska,” moved on to “Bristol Palin: Life’s A Tripp,” and will soon include Todd Palin in a new game show called “Stars Earn Stripes.” It’s all about living life vibrantly, everyone! [NYMag.com]
Last week’s episode of “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” brought the ire of PETA. Which means next week’s episode should get an outcry from the Moms Of Eight Association Of America. In the episode, Sarah brings Kate Gosselin camping, where Kate is cold and hungry to the point where she breaks down and cries. Sarah’s response? “Come on, it wasn’t that bad.” Aww, a TLC friendship made in heaven. [Huffington Post] Keep reading »
“Sarah seems to think that resorting to violence and blood and guts may lure people into watching her boring show. But the ratings remain as dead as the poor animals she shoots.”
—PETA vice president Dan Matthews sounds off on the scene in Sunday night’s “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” where Mama Grizzly downs a caribou. [PopEater]
See Palin’s response after the jump. Keep reading »
Sarah Palin the hunter is even more disturbing than Sarah Palin the politician. I will have nightmares about the look on her face when that caribou falls. And then the snapshot she takes while holding the dead animal’s head upright? NO! All to impress her daddy. [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »
It’s wash-your-mouth-out-with-soap time at the Palin household. After people criticized the family’s new TLC reality show, “Sarah Palin’s Alaska,” on Facebook, little sis Willow Palin busted out with homophobic slurs, put-downs and grammar gone rogue.
“Haha your [sic] so gay. I have no idea who you are. But what I’ve seen pictures of, your [sic] disgusting,” the 16-year-old wrote. “Tre stfu. Your [sic] such a fa**ot,” this charming child wrote elsewhere. Willow also accused commenters of being “jealous of my families [sic] success and you guys aren’t goin [sic] to go anywhere with your lives.” Keep reading »
This Sunday night, “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” premieres on TLC. Early clips from the series show Sarah “bein’ free” while climbing a glacier and communing with mama grizzlies. So I assumed that the show was going to be a glorified nature show.
But upon reading some reviews, it sounds like the show veers more into reality television territory than I would have expected. Keep reading »
Mama grizzlies stick together. While Sarah Palin films her TLC reality show, “Sarah Palin’s Alaska,” with Todd, Piper and her niece, McKinley, a real-life mama bear and her cubs emerge from the woods to catch salmon. But then another bear — clearly a Democrat — comes along and mama bear lays a fuzzy smackdown. “I love watching these mama bears,” Sarah says. “What I see in that is what a mom would do, too. Anything and everything, laying down her life for her kids.”
Next on “Sarah Palin’s Alaska”? On a visit to the Wasilla dog pound, Sarah is charmed by an actual pitbull in lipstick. [Mediaite] Keep reading »
Get your moose hunting gear ready! The date is set. “Sarah Palin’s Alaska,” the reality show which features the former governor and her clan, is set to debut on November 14 on TLC. Um, aside from the obvious reason that it will be amazing, it has been confirmed that we will get to see an episode where the Palins go on a camping trip with Kate “Plus 8″ Gosselin. I can’t wait! [NY Daily News] Keep reading »