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Do You Agree With Kate Gosselin's Statement on Spanking?

Jun 17 2009 - 9:55am

TLC's star of Jon and Kate Plus 8 [1] recently responded to the reports and photos [2] released of the mother whacking her 5-year-old daughter Leah on the behind outside the Gosselin [3]'s abode over the weekend. Kate's reps issued this statement on the incident to Life & Style [4]. She said:

Whether the paparazzi are there or not, I am a mother first. I love my children and when they misbehave, I discipline them as I deem appropriate for the situation.

Sixty-nine percent [5] of lilsugar readers said they were spankers [6], what is your opinion of the mom of eight's statement?
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