Kate Gosselin Snapped Spanking Daughter

New pictures of Kate Gosselin on the cover of this week's In Touch Weekly show the mom of eight reportedly spanking 5-year-old daughter Leah.

According to the magazine's website:

"Around 11 a.m. on June 13, a witness spotted Kate, 34, and the children playing outside of their Reading, Pa., home. When Leah, one of the sextuplets, started blowing a whistle loudly, Kate told her to stop because she was on the phone. But as soon as Leah blew on the whistle again, Kate "seemed to lose her temper" and said, "Did you not hear me?" Then she stormed over to her daughter, grabbed her and hit her. "The girl was screaming and crying," the witness adds. "Kate just pushed her away and walked off with her coffee. Her older sisters were trying to make Leah feel better.""
It's obvious that Kate has been under a lot of stress lately with all of the tabloid stories and spending her 10th wedding anniversary apart from husband Jon, so we understand she may be running on a short fuse.  But with the recent video of her depriving her kids of water and now the alleged spanking incident we have to wonder if she's reaching her breaking point.

Do you think Kate's alleged spanking of her daughter is cause for national media attention (and she should look for alternatives to hitting) or should we cut her some slack?

The paparazzi recently photographed Kate Gosselin spanking her daughter Leah. Have you ever spanked your child in public?

Yes, often.Sometimes, when I really needed to.Never.

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