02:36 PM EDT 01/26/2014
Originally posted 04/05/2013 05:00PM
Being on Splash was a matter of life or death to Kendra Wilkinson.
The reality star, 27, who stepped down from ABC's diving competition on Tuesday, tells PEOPLE, "I feel like the world is off my shoulders now. Every morning I would wake up and be shaking. It's a really risky show. I related jumping off the high board into the water to jumping to my death. That's how big of a deal it was. To me, it really meant risking my life."
A teary-eyed Wilkinson climbed down from the 23-foot platform on Tuesday's show, and said, "One thing I don't do is quit. This is the first time in my life I've quit something. This will haunt me for the rest of my life."
Originally posted 04/03/2013 01:00PM
Kendra Wilkinson made quite a splash on Tuesday – without even getting into the pool.
The Kendra star, 27, quit ABC's celebrity diving show Splash after climbing down from the diving board's 23-foot platform.
With tears in her eyes, Wilkinson apologized for her early departure from the competition, calling it "bittersweet."
"One thing I don't do is quit. This is the first time in my life I've quit something. This will haunt me for the rest of my life," she explained.
Originally posted 03/13/2013 09:35AM
Originally posted 02/28/2013 08:00AM
"I love having one kid right now – and I give him everything I've got," the reality star says
Originally posted 02/26/2013 05:00PM
When it comes to parenting, Kendra Wilkinson considers Kate Gosselin her mentor.
"If there's any person in this world I'm going to take motherly advice from, it's going to be Kate Gosselin," Wilkinson, 27, told PEOPLE on Friday. "She has eight kids and she knows what she's doing with them. When she told me advice, I listened. With most people, I'm just like, 'Whatever ... whatever, I'm not going to listen to you.' But she's the type I would take advice from."
The two moms connected while filming an episode of Celebrity Wife Swap, which airs Tuesday on ABC (8 p.m. ET). While Wilkinson stayed in Gosselin's Pennsylvania home with her eight kids, Gosselin, 37, ventured to L.A. to live with Wilkinson's hubby Hank Baskett and their 3-year-old son, Hank Baskett IV.
Originally posted 02/03/2013 12:00PM
See Hollywood's biggest football fans celebrate Super Bowl Sunday in New Orleans
Originally posted 01/31/2013 08:30AM
A friend, a confidante, a shoulder to cry on. Someone who brought a welcome dose of levity when things got heavy.
Mary O'Connor was many things to Kendra Wilkinson.
Now, the former star of The Girls Next Door has written down her fond memories of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner's longtime secretary – who died last weekend – in a heartfelt post on her website.
Originally posted 06/27/2012 03:45PM
Kendra Wilkinson doesn't plan on baring it all anymore, but she has a message for Jenny McCarthy, who, at 39 years old, stripped down for the latest issue of Playboy: You go girl!
"Good for her," Wilkinson – who's posed for her fair share of Playboy spreads – tells PEOPLE of McCarthy. "She definitely has it, why not flaunt it?"
McCarthy, the 1993 Playmate of the Year, returns to grace the cover of the July/August double issue, which hits newsstands this week.
"She looks great," the Kendra on Top star tells PEOPLE while in Las Vegas celebrating her belated 27th birthday at Pure Nightclub. "If that gives her confidence at almost 40 years old, why not do it?"
Originally posted 06/21/2012 06:00AM
As Kendra Wilkinson put it herself, being a mom has prevented her and hubby Hank Baskett from getting much one-on-one time. But luckily for the lovebirds, they managed to leave son Hank, 2½, home and slip away recently for a mellow night out.
Taking in dinner at New York City hotspot Asellina, the couple was joined by some friends.
"They drank, but didn't go overboard," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "They seemed like they were having a relaxed night."
In typically bikini body-conscious mode, Wilkinson ordered grilled chicken, and was "in a good mood" during her night out.
– Dahvi Shira
Originally posted 06/04/2012 12:00PM
As both a mom and a wife, it's been a crazy time for Kendra Wilkinson.
The reality star, who has moved on from E! and is shooting a new show, Kendra on Top, for WE tv, has been helping both her husband and son through some major life transitions – Hank Baskett III away from pro football, and Hank Baskett IV into school.
"We're just now putting Little Hank into pre-school … It's a big process and it's a big thing," Wilkinson, 26, told PEOPLE Saturday at Spike TV's 6th annual Guys Choice Awards in L.A. "[Viewers will see] how we picked out school, the concept of our school."
Top 10 News Categories
The most buzzed about stars this minute!
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
More On PEOPLE.com
Got a News Tip?
Send it to our People.com editors!