We've got to say that the Octo Mom is not only crazy but officially insane. The mother of 14 children had more kids despite the fact that she couldn't afford them. Nadya Suleman has launched a website begging for donations and admits to living off her disability checks and student loan money. Nadya claims she is not on welfare but admits she is receiving public assistance to take care of some of her mentally disabled special needs children.
The Octo mom's mother, Angela Suleman says she's had enough. The mother of Nadya Suleman, the woman who just gave birth to eight babies, says her daughter was obsessed with having children. Oh, and another thing? Don't expect grandma to babysit. Angela Suleman says that when her daughter, who already has six children, gets home from the hospital, "I'm going to be gone." source
She is receiving public assistance and denies having an Angelina Jolie obsession which involves paying for plastic surgery to look like the movie star.
At one point in the interview Suleman says she almost lost the babies and had to hibernate like a bear for six weeks while her mother watched her six children.
Watch the Anne Curry interview while this wacky chick explains that she wasn't selfish and planned to give birth to 14 kids.
Nadya Suleman, the mother of the octuplets born last month, gets $490 a month in food stamps, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday evening. Three of her first children also get federal supplemental security income because they are disabled, the Times reported.
Suleman's publicist, Michael Furtney, confirmed the information.
During an interview with Ann Curry on the TODAY show, Suleman denied being on welfare. Suleman told NBC News correspondent Ann Curry in an interview that she was not receiving welfare. Furtney said Suleman didn't consider the food stamps and SSI to be welfare.
"In Nadya's view, the money that she gets from the food stamp program ... and the resources disabilities payments she gets for her three children are not welfare," he said. "They are part of programs designed to help people with need, and she does not see that as welfare."
Furtney declined to say what kinds of disabilities the three children have, the Times reported.
During the interview with Curry, Suleman said, "I'm not receiving help from the government. I'm not trying to expect anything from anybody. [I] just wanted to do it on my own. Any resources that someone would really, really want to help us, I will accept, I would embrace.”
Curry told Suleman that many people think she had the octuplets in the hope of making money off her story.
“That's funny how untrue that is,” Suleman said. “Money? Money is necessary to raise children. But it's — it's paper. It is paper. To me, it is superfluous in contrast to the importance of my kids.” source