The new season premieres on Tuesday, Feb. 26, and ABC is wasting no time in giving us a spectacle. Kendra Wilkinson — a former Playmate and the star of numerous reality series (“The Girls Next Door,” “Kendra,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “Splash”) — will switch places with Kate Gosselin — the super-uptight mother of 8 (also a “Dancing with the Stars” contestant and the star of both “Jon and Kate Plus Eight” and “Kate Plus Eight”).
Since the two women lead very different lives, this should be interesting. How different? To start with, there’s the issue of kids. Kendra has one small boy. Kate has eight children made up of tween-age twin girls and a set of sextuplets.
Then there are the basic lifestyle choices. Gosselin has marketed herself (despite a tabloid-friendly divorce) as a strong family-values person with an emphasis on healthy foods and a fairly rigid system of discipline. Kendra… Well, she lived in the Playboy Mansion for awhile.
Whatever the outcome, it will air on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 8pm on ABC.