8 funny moments from the 'Celebrity Wife Swap' premiere
The second-season "Celebrity Wife Swap" premiere promised a lot of things: chaos (eight kids!), tension (…Kate Gosselin), screeching (eight kids! and also the one toddler!), and a lot of laundry (we may have mentioned the eight kids). We thought for sure former "Girl Next Door" and Playmate Kendra Wilkinson Baskett would crack under the strain of cooking, cleaning, and carpooling for Kate Gosselin's "Plus 8" kids, or that Kate would refuse to compromise on her own rules.We got some of that, and the predictable Kate lemon-face glaring, but surprisingly, there wasn't much real conflict. Kate made a few judgy comments, but seemed to genuinely want Kendra to spend more time with her son. Kendra and Kate learned from each other, and instead of the customary "uhhhhh this is really awkward" scenes we have to watch through our fingers, "Celebrity Wife Swap" gave us some good one-liners and sight gags -- one for each Gosselin kid, in fact. The eight moments from the premiere that made us snicker:
1. During the introduction of the wives, the collage of Kate photos has Jon Gosselin's face blurred out in every one.
2. Kendra leafs through Kate's rulebook and is baffled at Kate's scheduling -- not at its existence, but at the kooky times. The kids don't get up at "6, not 6:05 -- 6:03?!"
3. Kendra fills a shopping cart with bags just for a single night's dinner, and sighs while stuffing everything into the back of the SUV that those same groceries would feed her household for two weeks.
4. Hank, Kendra's husband, takes Kate golfing to try to loosen her up. It doesn't really work, and her putting is worse than ours (that's really bad), but Hank gets off a good line when he promises Kate he won't put his arms around her to teach her to swing the club, calling it "the whole 'I'm trying to date you' style of teaching you golf." Hey, we were thinkin' it.