Octomom Nadya Suleman says she’s open to having more kids


Octomom Nadya Suleman says she might have more kids one day. Well, first she said she wouldn’t talk about it, and then she kept talking. And eventually said yes, she’d consider it. She said it with the caveat that it would have to be if she ever got married and started a new chapter in her life. I think that was supposed to be some sort of reassurance to the rest of us that she doesn’t have any embryos tucked away in the back of her freezer next to a hardened bag of peas. I hope.

“Good Morning America” did a seven minute piece on Nadya and the octuplets this morning, and I was all prepared to be angry at her and hate her. Unfortunately they showed waaaaay too much footage of adorable big-eyed babies, so I’m all squishy right now. I’m trying to get myself back to that angry place so I can write this properly.

The segments starts off by showing clips from Octomom’s upcoming documentary – with one of the older kids (we don’t see who it is) throwing a screwdriver at Nadya. It hits her hard in the face. Instead of punishing the child properly, she just whines and complains, then a bit later yells, “You threw it at my face! You don’t do that!” And she says it in the same voice as a complaining 5-year-old. Not exactly a powerful repercussion there.

Octo-Mom Nadya Suleman said she might have more children someday, as Good Morning America caught up with the mother-of-14 at her La Habra, California home on Tuesday.

“If I wanted to do it the traditional way and get married,” she said, “That’s like another chapter.”

Suleman, looking slim, said she’s reliant on projects with various media outlets to support her large family, though she “tries to limit it.”

“I’m damned if I do and damned if I don’t,” she said, adding that her monthly help expenses — which include four people assisting her on a daily basis — add up to more than $10,000.

She said raising her children is a “day-by-day, hour-by-hour” task.

According to Suleman, she said she doesn’t regret having all of her children, contradicting previous statements she made right here on RadarOnline.com. When asked if she had contemplated putting any of the children up for adoption, Suleman said “that’s not appropriate for me.”

[From Radar]

At one point GMA shows footage from the documentary where someone asks Nadya if she regretted having all the children, noting, “Nadya stands by her decision to carry all the octuplets to term.” Then they show Nadya playing at the park with her kids, and she says, “No, because, which one should I have murdered? Noah… Isaiah… Jonah? That’s why.” She does a good job throughout of answering, “That wasn’t an appropriate decision for me,” when questioned about adoption or donating her unused embryos. That probably would have been a better answer to the selective reduction question.

Octomom still drives me nuts, and watching her interact with her older kids – and the discipline issues – really worries me for the younger ones. Nonetheless, I will be absolutely glued to the TV when they air her special in December.

We can’t embed the video, but you can watch it on Good Morning America’s website here.


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  1. Corina says:

    The (presumably) custom made table with slots for dropping in babies reminds me of a plinko board gone wrong for some reason. If you need custom made dining furniture maybe you should slow it down with the babies, no?

  2. Lantana says:

    Shoot me in the f’ing head. There’s 19 ways to NO in this story. When she realizes this isn’t a dress rehearsal, she’s going to be sorely disappointed. And old.

  3. Firestarter says:

    I am open to her being spayed and put in the nut house.

  4. Sumodo says:

    Oh, no! Get a warrant STAT! Must. Be. Stopped.

  5. gg says:

    Nifty table they got there.

  6. Nicole says:

    The Gosselins had that exact same table for the sextuplets.

  7. bella says:

    Dear God, NO! Sterilise her, STAT! And then sew her mouth shut for good measure.

  8. AlaskaJoey says:

    OK, I volunteer my car for a road trip. We can kidnap her and neuter her ourselves, and steal any remaining embryos from the clinic while we’re at it.

  9. anonymous says:

    Watched this interview this morning. She’s still clearly delusional, but not as bad as I remember her. Maybe I’m just going easy on her because she exceeds the low, low standards set by the other family with a lot of a babies, Jon and Kate + hate.
    She also said she ordered the table from a company that supplies preschools.
    What I would really like to know is where does the money for the huge beautiful house and the 10,000 a month help come from? Taxpayers? Because if so that’s bullshit. I seem to remember this person not having a job.

  10. Victoria says:

    Go away fame whore! Go away!

  11. Victoria says:

    Look at the expression on the older childrens faces, they dont look happy. OR were they told to frown?

  12. Annabelle says:

    I mean not that I’m surprised, but saying she’s open to having more kids means that she lied in all of her other interviews when she said that she made an irresponsible choice to birth so many babies

  13. BiggieShortie says:

    She is totally incompetent with FOURTEEN.

    Saw her “special” that just aired in UK and can not even BEGIN to address everything wrong with HER and this situation.
    Clearly they tried to paint her as misunderstood and the victim of a judgemental witch hunt, but as hard as they tried to make her look good, she still showed what a narcissistic, idiotic, PHONY, NON-MATERNAL oxygen thief she is. She told the same old lies, and jive talked every single time her lips moved. She really thinks everyone but her is retarded and will swallow all of her preposterous stories.
    Her kids are so full of rage and depression.

    Those kids are DOOMED if they remain in her possession. I’m surprised they didn’t have her tell her story all over again about locking her mom in the trunk and driving like a lunatic while LAUGHING about how FUNNY her mother’s panic, fear, and pain was while she was bouncing off the walls of the trunk….Now THAT was the TRUE NADYA SULEMAN RIGHT THERE. 34 years old and laughing about doing that to her mother when she was a teenager, it is STILL HILARIOUS TO HER.

    I could go on all day about what a shitbag she is, but I ain’t got the energy.

  14. Cheyenne says:

    Can somebody take this woman to the ASPCA and get her spayed?

  15. happymom says:

    She is out of her fricking mind. I am happily married with 4 kids-and even with help and money, I still feel like at times someone is getting shortchanged and I’m not always able to parent the way I’d like to. There is NO WAY a single parent can give this many children a happy, healthy home.

  16. lucy2 says:

    I doubt she’s capable of caring for 1, let alone 14, let alone MORE!
    Time for the state to step in and say if you have any more, we’re going to have to really investigate and may deem you an unfit parent. And I think they also need to threaten to take away ANY assistance if she so much as thinks about having more.
    She’s a sick woman who needs help, and I truly feel for those kids.

  17. BitterBetty says:

    Look @ all those babies and kids… there is no way they are all getting the attention and care they deserve =[

  18. Iggles says:

    Is it wrong that I want to see her and Jon Gosselin go on a date? LOL..

    Seriously though, her whole situation is just wrong. Poor kids..

  19. cuppycake says:

    Four things come to mind:
    1. I too, am quite squishy with all those big eyed ickle babies. It almost makes me want to have another.
    2. She doesn’t seem QUITE as bad anymore. Maybe it’s because I’m just too tired to care about her or if she’s less crazy.
    3. This proves my theory that some people should be forcefully spayed.
    4. I cannot WAIT until these kids get old enough to write a tell-all. It will be epic.

  20. Green Is Good says:

    Does this insane, narcissistic hag actually think any man would DATE her, let alone marry her?

    Her business is breeding, and business is good.

  21. Jewbitch says:

    I’m not agreeing with her decisions but wanted to mention two things.
    Re: the table. Very common/normal. Preschools and daycares use them. Nothing wrong with them.
    And the frowning children/repremand for the screwdriver. Two or more are autistic. That could explain her reaction or lack of. And the childrens facial expression.

  22. crash2GO2 says:

    She always looks so strangely placid. How is that possible with 14 kids?? I have 1 and I’m a wild eyed lunatic half the time!

  23. snowball says:

    The frowny kid might be the one that’s severely autistic. It was so sad watching him just standing detached from the rest of the family in one of those “media events” that she held.

    More kids? Oh my God.

    I had one and it was enough – he was a very high-maintenance kid. I never bought the line my mom gave me, that having two or three was just as easy as taking care of one.

  24. Megan says:

    the older kids look miserable

  25. SolitaryAngel says:

    @ AlaskaJoey, I’m with you!

    I see little serial killers when I look into those older kids’ eyes…throwing screwdrivers at their mother’s FACE? What next, throwing the babies out the windows? Big trouble ahead for this clueless delusional broad.

  26. TaylorB says:

    Unlikely scenario… A mentally unstable, slightly creepy, compulsive liar, unemployed, single mother of 14 children isn’t exactly ‘man bait’. I highly doubt there will be suitors beating down her door to help expand her brood anytime soon.

  27. Uzi says:

    @Cheyenne…I second that motion! This is not a family, it’s a litter and Octomom is insane! And minus the money she’s getting for this TV program she’s been supported by us tax payers…

  28. Emily says:

    Oh god, it’s like she’s building her own personal army to take over the world. Thank god there already seems to be dissention in the ranks!

  29. It's Normal says:

    The tables are easy to find, they are in catalogs for daycare furniture. Infant rooms can usually have 8 babies and 2 teachers.

  30. MSat says:

    I did see this interview this morning and the child throwing the screwdriver in her face was upsetting. I just kept wondering what would happen if next time, the screwdriver was aimed at a baby’s face. If the kid sees no problem with this kind of behavior with cameras on him, I can’t imagine what goes on when it’s just the family there.

  31. You Go Girl says:

    Somebody hold her down and sterilise her ASAP. World over population is a huge issue, that we are and will all pay for. This type of idiot, is the problem!

  32. westender says:

    Just the fact that Nadya would actually consider having more children should worry people.

  33. Vermithrax says:

    Put a cork in it already.

  34. karen says:

    of the MULTITUDE of ways she makes me sick, the misinformation and self-adulation she spews makes me furious: fyi, to those of you who don’t know, a woman/man/couple with frozen embryos has the option, besides destruction and IMPLANTING THEM ALL, of donating to the very science that made the children possible and can potentially save their lives one day. Maybe we should point out that science could save HER life one day – then she may lend an ear.

  35. TaylorB says:

    @ Firestarter :”I am open to her being spayed and put in the nut house”

    Never spayed a bi-ped but I am possibly willing to study up on human anat and make an exception in this case. 😉

  36. TaylorB says:

    Karen wrote: “Maybe we should point out that science could save HER life one day – then she may lend an ear.”

    She isn’t exactly known for ‘lending’ her ear to sage advice, so as admirable as this idea is, it is likely a moot point to make to this wackadoodle.

  37. karen says:

    oh, and she found the table in a “pre-school catalog”? it’s scary the way that her intellect mixes with dillusion…since when are INFANTS in “pre-school”? call it what it is: daycare. families are responsible for teaching children at this stage of their lives. (fuss all you want, i’m way liberal and stand firmly!)

  38. Anastasia says:

    As the mother of a teenager (just one!!!) I can’t help but cackle when I think of what her life is going to be like when their ages range from about 13 to 17 years old and there are FOURTEEN of them in that narrow age range.

    The clothing alone is going to bankrupt her or whoever/whatever is bankrolling this hot mess.

    The food bill. She thinks it’s high now? When they eat several mouthfuls of food a few times a day? HA! They go through four and a half gallons of milk a day NOW and that’s just the older six. Wait until all fourteen are big as hell and eating everything in sight (doesn’t she mostly have boys?). Sadly, I can see these kids being in such a situation as warrants them actually fighting over food.

    Even going to public school, the costs add up. The fee for one field trip isn’t much, but multiply that by 14 every time. School supplies times 14.

    They can probably forget about being in any activities that aren’t 100% free.

    What about college? For any of them? Probably not, barring a full ride.

    I feel sorry for them. And if she thinks ANY man out there is going to marry a woman with 14 children, she’s crazier than I previously thought. Good luck, honey. I hope you enjoy life with 14 kids and 10 nannies.

  39. Sigh. says:

    The reason she is less “offensive” now is like someone else said, we’ve just found new people to despise (and cute babies are always a good distraction).

    I don’t think her ideology has changed at all (even 1 more baby should NOT be “on the table”). She’s become media savvy, that’s all. Say what they wanna hear, so she can make more money in the future, but she still is unrealistic.

    If I remember right, one of those kids took a run at her mom with a knife in the past. Autistic or not, when one kid ends up seriously injuring another out of anger/frustration, carelessness, or simple acting out for attention, the mobs will re-light their torches.

  40. Ughh.. says:

    Spade or nuder! Spade or nuder! Spade or nuder!!!

  41. girl says:

    Those tables are pretty common in child care centers (I have worked in child care for 16 years). I don’t remember the last time I saw one that sat that many kids. In fact, for babies that young, the caregiver ratio tends to be about 1 care giver to 4 infants.

    I hope to God she is isn’t serious about having more children. I can’t imagine what kind of environment those children are growing up in now. Hopefully she just said it so that people will “stay tuned” to the state of her possibly gravid uterus.

  42. TwinkleToes says:

    Best of luck to her.

  43. Sincerity says:

    I pray to GOD she’s only mentioning procreating some more to get attention. Being a big time “baby mama” is her “bread & butter” and she’s trying to milk it for all it’s worth.

    Who knows, she may really be somewhat lonely and decided to have all those babies to fill up the emptiness in her life. Realistically, she’s had too many babies in such a short time period and another pregnancy just may kill her. She really needs THERAPY instead of more children.

  44. Trashaddict says:

    Please please please please please stop filming this woman. It hurts my brain and every last rationale part of me to see her televised! She’s giving the female gender a bad rep! And please do NOT post items on her ANY MORE. Done.

  45. Mary says:

    BiggieShortie – I saw the documentary when it aired in the UK too, and I completely agree. I’ve never seen such an unhealthy environment for children, it was enough to actually make me think there should be some kind of state/welfare intervention (which I never would have said before).

    Apart from all the discipline issues (which are bad enough), it is obvious in the show that her older children are very disturbed by all the media attention and documentary filming – they regularly cry, scream and shout whenever the camera is on them, especially the eldest boy. Stand-out horrible moment for me? Nadya going round with a camcorder at 3 in the morning, filming all the children sleeping – this despite the fact that she says ‘They don’t like being filmed, and I respect that’ two seconds beforehand. I know that she needs the media money to support her family, but the whole thing was just upsetting.

  46. bella says:

    @ Alaska Joey – I live in San Diego County…we could get to her in about 2 hours barring traffic!

  47. Alexa says:

    I get it, I get it ALREADY – everyone HATES Nadya Suleman . . . but what about the kids? The kids are innocent, and I hope they are getting LOTS of support and help. Let’s NOT punish the children because we don’t like their mother. I hope there are LOTS of “HAND-OUTS” given to this family from ANY ENTITY (doesn’t matter to me if it’s my tax $$ . . . these kids NEED help).

  48. Tess says:

    “Close your legs to turkey basters!!!”

    Misquoting Real Housewives of Atlanta’s NeNe and her hilarious advice to Kim. (“Close your legs to married men!”).

  49. original kate says:

    “I hope there are LOTS of “HAND-OUTS” given to this family from ANY ENTITY (doesn’t matter to me if it’s my tax $$ . . . these kids NEED help).”

    alexa – i agree that her kids need help, but they need to be taken away from her. seriously – no amount of handouts will help, because the money will go to her plastic surgery or whatever.

  50. lilred says:

    She needs to close down the factory.NOW.

  51. WTF?!? says:

    Victoria, I noticed that, too.

    This is going to end very, very badly. I see one of the older children seriously hurting, or even killing, one or more of the babies.

    How CPS has permitted this obviously mentally-unstable freak to keep those children is beyond me.