Octomom checks into rehab, leaves 14 kids with nannies, often drove kids while drunk

First of all, is it a surprise for anyone to hear that Octomom Nadya Suleman has a prescription drug abuse and drinking problem? She talks a mile a minute and seems manic in interviews. Her eyes are popping out of her head most of the time, and that’s not just due to all the Botox, fillers and likely eye lift she’s had. So Suleman has checked into a rehab facility for 30 days, which was comped of course because she never pays for anything. She just moved into a new home after never bothering to pay rent on her last place and trashing it beyond belief, and was showing it off in a video recorded by Rumorfix. (You can watch that video on this link. Her house is really bare.)

According to TMZ and her rep, Octo’s problem is Xanax, although Radar has a story claiming that she’s been regularly drinking and driving – with her kids in the car of course. Despicable. (Remember this tragic story?) I’m wondering if that Radar report is why Octo decided to go to rehab. They also have a short video of Suleman slurring her words and talking about how she shouldn’t drive, and a voicemail from her dad expressing concern that she’s been drinking and driving. Radar’s source is a former nanny to Suleman, who also alleged that one of her older boys was sexually abusing his younger female sister. (Another former nanny corroborated that story.) In response to that story, which came out a couple of weeks ago, Suleman claimed that the nannies were jealous and wanted to take her kids away from her basically.

Here’s more about Octo’s alcohol abuse and rehab stint, from Radar and TMZ:

On July 18, 2012, Gina [the former nanny] claims she had the eight youngest children at a friend’s house so they could swim and when Nadya came by to pick them up she showed up late, asked for a glass of wine, and then got so intoxicated she was unable to drive the children home.

RadarOnline.com has obtained exclusive video footage of that night in which Nadya admits she’s been drinking and Gina is heard telling her that she cannot drive, as well as a photo of Nadya allegedly passed out on a chair in the house.

“I had the eight kids and she was meeting me with the older six. She was over three hours late and barely in the door when she asked me for wine,” Gina said.

“Nadya finally got some champagne as the host had no wine, but it turns out she was already drinking vodka cranberry from a water bottle while driving to the house.

“Eventually she was packing the car to drive home but of course I would not allow her to take the kids so I asked an acquaintance of hers to pick her and the older six up. I took the eight babies back to my house.” – From Radar

Nadya Suleman has checked herself into rehab for a prescription drug problem … leaving her 14 kids without a mother for 30 straight days … TMZ has learned.

A rep for Octomom tells us … Nadya admitted herself into the Chapman House Drug Rehabilitation Center in Southern California over the weekend after acknowledging she’s become dependent on Xanax … an anti-anxiety drug … which she began taking to “deal with stress.”

Suleman’s rep tells us, “Nadya wanted to get off the Xanax she was prescribed by her doctor and learn to deal with her stress, exhaustion and anxiety with professional help with a team of doctors. Nadya wanted to deal with her issues and make sure she is the best mother she can be.”

TMZ has obtained photos of Nadya on her way to the treatment center (above).

As for the kids … we’re told Nadya is using 3 nannies and 2 friends to divvy up the child care duties. She also has a driver to take the kids to and from school. – From TMZ

Now she’s in rehab and her kids are being cared for by other people. It’s probably the best outcome at this point. As to whether she’ll eventually have to relinquish custody of her children, I doubt it. She wasn’t pulled over driving drunk, she’s never had a DUI, and all we have is a video where she admits she shouldn’t drive, and allegations. I don’t doubt that they’re true, sadly, but she’s skated through life on lies and justifications up until now, that’s how she has 14 children in the first place. I do hope that her kids are being well cared for and supervised, and that there is no abuse going on in the home. She was cleared of abuse charges stemming from the nanny’s claims due to “insufficient evidence,” not that that’s convincing. I just feel for those kids.

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  1. Erinn says:

    I don’t doubt the other nannies allegations. Especially now that she’s saying she has a pill and drinking problem, and has put these kids in danger while drunk driving.

    It’s a shame that these kids have her as a mother. Some people just aren’t equipped to be a parent- especially a parent to 14.

    • Canda says:

      This broad collected kids like Paris Hilton collected pets… at least pets can be rehomed without longterm mental and emotional damage.

      • Babalon says:

        This. I feel so sad for those children. It’s so strange to me that she’s not being prosecuted for abuse.

  2. cmc says:

    Wow, this is a really upsetting report. I hate hearing about Octomom in general- it’s never something good.

    Positive: she’s getting help before hitting “rock bottom” and will hopefully be a better mother for it.

    • Esmom says:

      That’s optimistic and generous. I was thinking those kids would be better off far, far away from her. I just can’t imagine that 30 days in rehab can undo a lifetime of learned behaviors, all of which seem extremely unhealthy when you have 14 kids.

      • Belle says:

        ^^^Agree. I know foster care isn’t known to be a bed of roses, but I believe these children would be much better off if they were taken away from this woman.

  3. SmokeyBlues says:

    Those kids never had a chance for a stable, healthy childhood. Why has this been allowed to go on this long, does our society really provide NO protection for the children of mentally I’ll people?

    • OXA says:

      CPS did not want to deal with the investigation or paperwork generated to deal with 14 kids. They knew she was leaving the county and let it slide till she was out of their hair.
      The only chance any of the 8 have for a decent life is to be adopted out away from Nadya and her 6 older feral kids.

      • JH says:

        Yeah. You hit the nail on the head. California’s CPS is broken and totally inefficient. And i agree- get those babies out of that house, stat.

      • EscapedConvent says:

        I think you’re right. Also, Octo seems bipolar to me & has all along. Hasn’t Dr. Drew been around her a lot? He’s supposed to recognize things like that. Maybe if she were taking the proper medication for her condition, she might not need so much self-medicating.

    • HoHoHo says:

      No, we don’t have care for children of the mentally ill. Reference Andrea Yates and those 5 precious angels.

  4. Stacie says:

    What a Mess ! Those poor children

  5. CG says:

    It’s nice to see that even though all her houses go into foreclosure, she has enough money for even more plastic surgery than she already had.

  6. QQ says:

    I called it, i asked before when that Today show int. happened “what the hell was she on?” I wondered if that was pills or something else like an actual mania or something

    • Vesper says:

      Alcohol and drug abuse is common among people with bipolar disorder particularly when they are displaying manic symptoms. People self medicate so they can function despite their symptoms (e.g. extreme anxiety and insomnia). Many people in rehab have a mental disorder, along with an addiction (referred to as a ‘concurrent’ disorder’, or ‘dual diagnosis’). Bipolar disorder is one of the more common disorders seen in rehab.

      A strong indicator that Nayda is bipolar is the way she talks a mile a minute and frequently goes off on tangents. It is a common symptom called ‘pressure of speech’. It should also be noted that when Nadya does talk, even at the speed she does, she doesn’t slur, which would be expected with someone who is drinking and/or on certain meds.

      Nadya has always talked about how much energy she has. Alcohol and Xanax are depressants so they would slow down her central nervous system. The result would be less energy. Another less known symptom of bipolar disorder is very poor judgement, which is often determental and self destructive, e.g. shoplifting, promiscuity, and in Nadya’s case, choosing to have an obscene number of children.

      • EscapedConvent says:

        You’re spot-on, Vesper.

      • Trillion says:

        Maybe the idiot doctor who put all those eggs in her should pay child support. And the one who did it the second time around is even more of an idiot.

      • Cherrie says:

        Not trying to be rude, but there is a lot more to being bipolar than poor judgement and pressure of speech and elevated moods. And I’m saying that as someone who is Bipolar I.

        Personally, I think Nadya suffers from a personality disorder more than a mood disorder. She’s definitely Narcissistic, but she’s probably also has traits from Borderline and Histrionic Personality Disorder.

        I think her behaviour just reflects those, and not of a mood disorder.

      • kim says:

        Can we please please please back off the armchair psychiatry? All we know is she’s an addict and probably at best a neglectful parent because of it….

      • Vesper says:

        @ Cherrie,

        At no time did I say that the few symptoms I mentioned were the only symptoms of bipolar disorder, but I didn’t want to write an essay. My point was that, imo, Nadia fits the criteria of someone who is bipolar much more so than any other psychiatric disorder including, but not restricted to, a personality disorders and addiction (with no concurrent disorder).

        This is only MY opinion, and it comes not only from my own personal experience (I, too, am bipolar), but my graduate degree as well as work experience. No derogatory comments please. I only mention my degree as background info for why I have this particular opinion.

      • Vesper says:

        @ Kim,

        I am entitled to my opinion just as anyone else on this thread. My opinion is mine alone and not meant to be a diagnosis or, as u call it, “armchair psychiatry”.

        For the most part, my “opinion” (excluding my view that Nayda is bipolar) was nothing more than regurgitating facts about the disorder, taken directly from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) which is what psychiatrists, psychologists and doctors use to diagnosis psychiatric disorders.

    • Yaaawwwn says:

      Her speech sounds like someone who is abusing amphetamines (or adderall) and alcohol.

  7. Lisa says:

    Wow. While it isn’t ideal, it’s best for those kids. They’re safer with a nanny than with her right now.

  8. handsome man saved me from the monsters says:

    The doctor who crammed her full of babies is so the father. They both need to be imprisoned and/ or shot. My hatred for this octomonster knows no bounds. Idont know why people are letting this happen. If I lived in California I would tale matters into my own hands. The authorities are obviously incompetent or else they condone this behaviour. Why does she get away with this? Anyone?

    • yup, me says:

      Take matters into your own hands? Seriously? Be quiet. You sound as crazy as a fool who would have eight babies at once.

    • Cleveland Girl says:

      Don’t you hate people who find it necessary to scold those of us who are just venting on this site?? Seriously??

      • Vesper says:

        + 100.

        Celeb gossip is supposed to be fun, and a way to escape the daily grind.

        Everyone is entitled to an opinion that should not be negatively critiqued by others, particularly in a dismissive or rude way.

  9. MsLib says:

    Those children didn’t have a chance from the start. Then sexual abuse — how very, very sad. She is evil incarnate. Wow. I can’t believe I just said that…

    • MorticiansDoItDeader says:

      Exactly! Who cares about the break and publicity grab she’s trying to get by going to rehab. It’s the sexual abuse that concerns me. Children don’t molest other children unless they have been abused themselves. This woman is doing a poor job protecting them and they should be removed from her care. As a mother and survivor of sexual abuse, I’m disgusted that this is going on.

      • Alexandra Bananarama says:

        With the lack of supervision these kids get and how the nadya only shows them attention when the cameras were on i’m in no way shocked these kids could be sexually abusing/molesting/assaulting each other. And that the majority of the kids suffer from some kind of mental disability and are growing up in this environment is beyond horrific.

        With that said CPS will never take these kids away without direct evidence of this and malnutrition and neglect. CPS standards are so low to take away a child from their family all of these things will have to be found to take her kids away and even then it might only be some that get removed from the home.

      • Blue says:

        Absolutely agree with Mort. I am also a survivor and mother and this story makes me want to tear out my hair and cry. I honestly think that just the allegations should be enough for the kids to be taken away (even just the one) so sad that these kids have to practically be dead for anyone to give a damn.

  10. judyjudy says:

    She’s looking a little Kardashian in those last shots.

  11. dorothy says:

    30 days without 14 children. Sounds like a vacay to me. Also, whose paying for rehab? Taxpayers?

    • ladybert62 says:

      Hi Dorothy! You expressed my exact first thoughts when I read this article.

    • Esmom says:

      Seriously. What do you want to bet she’ll be extremely refreshed coming out of there? I hope someone makes arrangements to get her kids away from her for good while she’s on her little vacation.

    • Vesper says:

      @ Dorothy,

      Addiction falls under the umbrella of psychiatric disorders, so ultimately addiction is considered a medical issue and costs would be covered the same way any other medical issue is dealt with.

      My experience is limited to Canada. Most of our residential addiction facilities are non profit so they are covered by our provincial health care system which is free. However, the waiting lists are long, and the most serious cases are triaged. There are even waiting lists for a private assessment which is necessary to get on the waiting list of any facility, unless the facility is hospital based. Some non profit facilities offer ‘pay for’ services on top of their regular program, so people with additional medical coverage purchased from their employer or school could be entitled to additional services, and of course those who have the money could pay for them up front.

      I’m assuming in the US, residential treatment would be covered by one’s medical insurance, and in the case of those in the low income bracket who have no medical insurance (i.e. Octomom), the bill would be paid by the state. The US does have a big advantage in that there are many more addiction facilities, although many of them are privately run. Waiting lists for such facilites are significantly shorter or nonexistent.

      I do think it is sad on many levels that some of u are comparing rehab to a vacation. Residential programs are typically for those who have a serious addiction, and outpatient services would be available to those whose addiction is less serious, or who can’t afford residential treatment. In Octomom’s case, she likely qualified for residential treatment because of the severe consequences in her particular situation – the probable neglect or maltreatment of all those children. As long as the state makes the decision to allow her to keep her children, they also have the responsibility to ensure they are not putting the children in jeopardy. The only way to do that would be to pressure her to get treatment. From a financial point of view, it is cheaper for the state to pay for her treatment, versus foster care and/or permanent placement of all those children.

      • Lucrezia says:

        According to the TMZ article, the rehab centre is comping her stay.

        A residential stay seems strange for either Xanax-addiction (which should be tapered rather than quit cold-turkey) or personality disorders (which aren’t really ammenable to treatment).

        But if they’re basically offering her a holiday from the kids in return for publicity, things start to make sense.

      • Vesper says:

        @ Lucrezia,

        Nayda would not be accepted into a respected addiction facility for a personality disorder.

        Personality disorders are in a different category than the more serious psychiatric disorders (e.g. schizophrenia, mood disorders, severe anxiety disorders-post traumatic stress disorder etc.) These disorders are typically physiologial in nature and require medication.

        Personality disorders, at their core, are nothing more than personality traits and behaviours that cause significant distress, and are not considered socially acceptable. They are not treated with medication, but with therapy.

  12. Zorbitor says:

    Dr. drew… Paging Dr. Drew

    • gg says:

      Drew’s already tried to help her numerous times. They could even make a reality show based on her delusions. Octo-Rehab: Will it ever end?

  13. Ellie66 says:

    Those poor kids! This woman does not deserve to have children!

  14. Sara says:

    She is so stupid to have all these children. So incredibly stupid.

  15. Green is Good says:

    Octomonsteruterus just wanted a vacation from her child-army. She’ll still be just as shitty and narcissistic when she gets out of “rehab” (Spa).

  16. ME says:

    Who is paying for the nannies and other things for her 14 children. I don’t understand why these poor children are still in her custody. Scum like her don’t deserve the free ride she keeps getting.

  17. The Original Genevieve says:

    Cannot even tell you how utterly ill this disgusting, deranged woman makes me. If children weren’t involved, who cares, but…FOURTEEN of them are, FFS!

    This will not end well.

  18. haha says:

    Is this the lost Kardashian, who wants to be on TV 2?She should call Chris JENNER!

  19. jani says:

    Even LiLo pays more bills than this witch and makes fewer excuses, too.

    CPS should never have allowed 8 babies to live in a home with 6 older children, some with special needs, and a single parent who, despite her protests, has always been clearly mentally ill.

    Given the rapid speech and twirly eyeballs that Suleman has always demonstrated in interviews, I suspect that coke and alcohol are her chemical problems. However, coke is illegal and might expose her to post rehab legal problems, so Suleman elected to go with Xanax, blame it on a doctor and attempt to garner sympathy with an American public that has been frightened by the trumped up and largely non-existent “prescription pill epidemic” instead.

    Mentally ill? Yes. Stupid? No. I wonder who her free attorney is.

    • drawbackwards says:

      Jani- very well stated. My armchair psychiatric opinion is that it’s not Xanax. Or at least Xanax isn’t the only problem. She may very well take it for sleep if she’s manic or abusing stimulants, but as a CNS depressant, it’s unlikely to induce intense energy. Perhaps she could try Cracken’s Mr. Pink Ginsing Drink.

  20. lassie says:

    Free the Octomom 14! Start shuttling these kids away from her. With any hope, and counseling, these kids can be normal, productive members of society.

    • Chell says:

      ^THIS x1000

    • Carolyn says:

      Yes. Get these children away from her. She’s off having a nice holiday…there’s 30 days to get them appropriate care and settle them in. With you all…my disgust knows no boundaries with this monster.

      PS – also agree…who the hell is funding her? Where is she getting money from?

    • Vesper says:

      That would have been a good decision when the children were babies, but now that they are older they have bonded, particularly the older ones. The kids would have to be split up, and the psychological damage would be severe.

      The best case scenerio would be to let the grandparents raise the children, with additional resources from the government. However, considering their advanced age and the sheer number of children that wouldn’t be realistic (or fair).

  21. Blue says:

    The only surprising thing about this story is that she admitted she has a problem. I feel so bad for all these poor kids. It really makes me want to cry. Add to that one (probably more)is being sexual abused and it breaks my heart. Being molested is something that will have lasting effects, who can this child turn to especially if it’s her own brother, living in the same house and her mother refuses to acknowledge it. Smh. What is going to be enough evidence to take these kids from her? I know it’s impossible to place 14 kids but the alternative makes me sick. Ugh.

  22. Audrey says:

    Serious question – who is paying for everything? I understand she earned some money for porn and wrestling, but that only goes so far. Why was she allowed to buy or even RENT a house if she skipped out on her other apartment? With her credit rating???

    I really don’t understand.

    • UghInsomnia says:

      THIS. We don’t even have bad credit- just not enough credit (which is basically just as bad,) and can’t get approved to buy a home. UGH!

      • Erinn says:

        In the same boat as you! I’m building up mine right now, but the boyfriend refuses to rent anywhere. So we’re both still living at home until we can get a house.

  23. Nanz says:

    This is terrible. It’s always bad news with Octomom. I’m depressed for the kids. I especially hope the sexual abuse allegations aren’t true. The only thing I take issue with is the report’s line that reads “leaving her 14 kids without a mother for 30 days.” Look, I’m no Octo apologist and I can’t believe I’m about to defend her, but TMZ’s implication is that she is abandoning her children. If she’s an addict, those kids are better off without her for 30 days while she gets help than they would be if she was there continuing to use and drive them around. I doubt the same would be written about a father going to rehab. He’d probably be congratulated.

    • Yaaawwwn says:

      Agree with you completely here. Detoxing from benzodiazepines and alcohol can be fatal without medical help and even if she didn’t die by trying to do it at home, she would certainly not be in good parenting shape. No kid should have to watch their mother or father going through hardcore withdrawal and rehabilitation. Going away to a facility is a much better choice for a parent.

  24. Chell says:

    I DESPISE this bitch! So many women out there dealing w/infertility~ including me…and this a$$hole has 14 kids that she can’t take care of! My insurance covers NOTHING for my fertility meds which are over $3000, my husband & I have to take out a loan for IVF and this whore is getting a FREE ride from the government?!?!?! And who is paying the nanny’s salary?!?!? I am soooooo tired of this useless waste of life! Hey California CPS, get your $hit together!!! These poor, innocent children should not have to endure one more day being raised by this incompetent, neglectful piece of crap monster! *steps off of soapbox*

    • virginia5 says:

      would you ever consider adoption?

    • Kellie says:


    • Kimlee says:

      There are many organizations that financially help with the cost of adoption.

      I hope things work out for you.

    • UghInsomnia says:

      You guys, not everyone who has fertility issues automatically wants to adopt right away, and that’s their decision anyway. She has every right to complain about the cost of fertility treatments when Octomom seemingly gets a free pass to do whatever she wants. Calm down.

      • Vesper says:

        @ UghInsomnia,

        I don’t think that was what people meant when they asked Chell if she was interested in adopting. I know that wasn’t what I meant.

        Nobody is telling her she doesn’t have the right to complain about the high cost of fertility treatments, or that adoption is the answer.

    • gg says:

      I place a hell of a lot of blame on the nutty doctor that did this. And you know he didn’t get paid.

      The only things she appears to pay for are her plastic surgery, hair and body modifications, if that.

  25. Viv says:

    My heart has been bleeding for those kids eve since I saw a European documentary where they showed her feeding the octuplets. She crammed them around a table and then proceeded to shovel their food onto the table in front of them without plates or spoons. They were a bit too young for forks but it was like she was feeding animals and it just broke my heart. They ate with their fingers and she acted like it was all a big hassle and then hid in the bathroom when she was tired of the noise they were making. She said she has to go work out every day and I thought: Whoa, lady, even with twins I had to shelve the workouts for a while. It was beyond sad.
    Living with someone with Borderline Personality Disorder I often think Octomom seems to have similar symptoms. The excessive focus on her looks and the Woe Me- Everyone Is Out to Get Me- attitude is getting to be a bit much. I am a big advocate of never separating children from their mom but in this case- someone save those lovely children.

    • crazycatlady says:

      I have a degree in Psych, for whatever it’s worth… And I also think she displays some BiPolar Disorder symptoms. I mean, choosing to have that many kids is rather “manic,” isn’t it? And yes, the obsession with her looks and delusions of celebrity [grandeur]… Then insisting she can handle 14 children alone? Kuckoo.

      I too wonder how she’s paying for nannies. But I too am glad there is someone else to help care for them. I personally couldn’t even handle one kid.

  26. Grace says:

    These poor children. 14 kids just got dropped into the system and if they’re lucky only half of them will be violent felons.
    All because the mother was a mentally ill famewhore and the doctor was unethical and greedy.
    There were millions of people turning their TV’s to watch this crap. With the internet the are many more opportunities to create quality TV and America chooses this.
    She and the doctor could have been screened properly…but there was no tax money available for proper mental health services(or more stringent malpractice monitoring.
    It was President Ronald Reagan that allowed the tax dollars to be shut off to the mentally ill in California.
    A President with alzheimer’s who’d been an actor previously created this situation. Classic.

    • Kimlee says:

      Most of them would still most likely be violent felons even if they were still living with their mother.

    • judyjudy says:

      Wait…this whole mess is Ronald Reagan’s fault?

      I blame George Washington for being the first president to lead our country into this whole big mess of freedom. If the government just told us what to do and made everyone else pay for it Octomom wouldn’t be in this mess. F’ing Washington .

    • Laurie M. says:

      Yea, because there are NO other tax dollars, state programs, free monies, insurance, aid or anything available to people who need it in this state? And there have been plenty of Governors since Reagan that could have changed it back if necessary. Obviously, there are other resources available.

    • Bluedog says:

      What an ignorant post. So you hate Reagan, we get it, but, just for starters, he didn’t have Alzheimer’s when he was governor. Or president, for that matter.

      Try keeping the politics out of posts on a gossip site.

      • Sassy says:

        Actually, he most likely had beginning stages of Alzheimer’s when President. It is difficult to diagnose until the final symptoms hit, and is not finally diagnosed until an autopsy is performed.

    • gg says:

      Grace – there isn’t a show to watch. It’s just a brief appearance on the Today show. And American did not choose this. What drugs are you high on today anyway?

  27. palermo says:

    Most two parent families would have a terrible time with fourteen kids. I don’t think she will ever be able to manage them on her own. The best thing would be to put them in foster care, as cruel as that sounds, it would be in the kids best interest.

  28. Mitch Buchanan Rocks! says:

    Would a mentally unstable father be allowed to ‘raise’ his
    14 kids in the same fashion? Octo is getting away with being evil towards her children, and not having them taken away to loving homes as they should be, because of her gender – she is a ‘mother’ after all.

  29. SleepyJane says:

    So, where is child services in all of this? I know they’ve investigated her before, and nothing was found. It’s just a shame that children have to be living in a locked closet, or have to have been hospitalized before anyone steps in. They can force counseling, parenting classes, SOMETHING, that says “we’re watching.”

    Then again, maybe she is fine. I’m being pretty presumptuous, I know.

    • gg says:

      Civil rights authorities would never allow there to be a cap on how many children 1 lady can manage. Which obviously is a crying shame, since it creates a situation like this.

    • Vesper says:

      They were probably the ones who pressured her into rehab. Child protection workers have less tolerance when drugs are involved.

  30. Lola says:

    Known stars sure are not what they used to be. Now we have Octomom, Honey Boo-aka poopy pants, Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, Kardashians…..
    How can you do nothing that is worthy and get the fame these people have gotten. As for Octmom, she is as useless as nails in a swimming pool. Those poor kids.

  31. boo says:

    This woman is frightening, I don’t think she’ll ever give up those kids, then where will she be? She uses them for publicity and free handouts, do you think at this point she will give them up because it’s best for the children? Doubtful.

  32. Green is Good says:

    The only thing Octomom is addicted to is FAME. Period.

  33. tru tru says:

    I saw her on Dr. Phil and she was so out of it–she could barely keep her eyes open and she said it was from cleaning all night…the place was a mess.

    I knew she was on something, she denied it to Phil though.

    I had to turn the television because she was talking so slow and slurry–that and her face.

    who else would spray paint rules on the walls of their home?

    those allegations of the older kids sexually & physicsally abusing the younger children, pissed me off.

  34. Kosmos says:

    Of course, she’s still a Train Wreck….how would you like being one of her many children? The first mistake was that she had these children. What does that say about her mental state? This should never have been allowed to happen, beginning with the doctor who gave her fertility shots. Perhaps the children can one day be adopted into good families.

  35. Kristen says:

    I think we should all pray for Nadya and her children. It’s not helpful to criticize her now, I’m sure she would not do the same thing over again! I’ve seen videos inside that house and it is so overwhelming. I believe that she does need an intervention to adopt out some of these children, it’s too much. But I really feel for her predicament. She seems very alone to me.

    • Kristen says:

      And one more thing – she doesn’t use the kids for publicity at ALL. That’s the problem. She could have a reality show inside that house in a heartbeat, but she doesn’t want to do that to them. That’s why she reports going into porn, to avoid that. There is something to be said for that. Although, I’d rather see her kids be on a reality TV show in a mansion with plenty of help than the conditions they’re in now.

      • Ange says:

        Didn’t she try and get a reality show or have one for a brief period of time? I’m not buying what you’re selling at all I’m afraid.

  36. Snowpea says:

    Oh my goodness, I cannot believe the level of vitriol directed at this woman!

    She is OBVIOUSLY extremely mentally ill as well as being under ENORMOUS presssure from having to take care of all those children. I cannot begin to imagine the anxiety one would feel wondering how one was gonna feed them all.

    I am a single mother of TWO and I work fulltime and I often feel like I am in over my head.

    People make BIG mistakes in life and it’s only afterwards they see where they went wrong. She didn’t impregnate herself with all those kids singlehandedly; the shonky doctor has to be at least partly responsible. To go on and on about how she is a vile bitch etc etc is completely lacking in compassion.

    I look at her and think There but for the grace of God go I…

  37. tracking says:

    I think it is highly irresponsible to report allegations of sexual abuse without concrete corroboration. I hope to high heaven it isn’t true and that this seriously unwell woman gets the help she needs. Those poor babies need her to function. I hope she can.

  38. babythastarsshinebrite says:

    I’m not friends with JT; therefore, I don’t make fun of those less fortunate than me. Hope she gets the help she needs for the sake of her children.

  39. ViloDeMenus says:

    Only a crazy PIG and a Dr who should not have been practicing medicine would have created 14 children for a woman who had ZERO means of supporting or caring for that many children in a manner the kids deserved. Only in California would the state have allowed her to keep all those kids she can’t raise herself. Remember a couple of the older 6 children she wasn’t caring for properly, before the other 8 were born, have autism. Now it seems one of the older boys is molesting a younger girl, and one of the older boys watches his mother’s porn videos on his phone. Add these delightful tidbits to the violence the children perpetrate on each other routinely and her maternal neglect overall. She’s creating a house full of monsters with no normal social boundaries, and once again we the taxpayers will be footing the bill for their future criminal behavior, court costs, and incarcerations. Those children never should have been left in this lunatics care. We will all continue to suffer because of one woman’s selfishness and inadequacies, none of those children have a chance at a normal life, how is any of this fair?

    • Vesper says:

      @ ViloDeMenus,

      “We will all continue to suffer because of one woman’s selfishness and inadequacies…”

      Isn’t that a little narcissistic? We are not the ones suffering. In the long run, this one situation, which is quite unique, is not going to change how much we pay in tax. The most important thing should be the welfare of the children, even if u have to pay an additional $ 0.0000000000000000001 on ur taxes.

      I think any talk about the children becoming monsters or criminals, is cruel and premature.

      • HappyJoyJoy says:

        I disagree, a lot of criminals come from broken homes and are made right under the noses of neglectful parents. Those chances also increase considering there’s 14 children. These children don’t stand a chance at a decent life, at least not if they continue under the care of this narcissistic monster. Hello empty house. HELLO BROW LIFT. Her priorities are backwards. You honestly think she decided to breed like a dog so she could give them a proper home? puh-lease. She did it to be the next -whatever- She hasn’t worked a day in her life! She’s doing a fine job at grooming a brood of tax sucking, system working, irresponsible criminals.

  40. Miranda says:

    First of all, the information about Nadia’s children is unproven. Even if true, the children are MINORS!! If it is true, then they are in desperate need of counseling and supervision, not publicity. How irresponsible and cruel of the respective public venues who are publicizing the circumstances. We should be praying for this family!!

  41. muppet_barbershop says:

    If this part is true, I am really, really concerned about the sexually abusive boy and his victimized sister. They are only 2 out of 14. How will either of them, especially the girl, get the individualized help they need?