If You Can't Get Me & My 14 Kids on TV, You Can't Help Me
The non-profit group Angels in Waiting thought they had an offer "OctoMom" Nadya Suleman couldn't refuse: "round-the-clock nursing care to her 14 children, while allowing her entire family to live in a home together," according to the Press-Telegram.
You would think the single mom from Whittier who was told this week she might not even be able to take her newborn octuplets home without proving she could properly care for them would jump at the chance to have the help. But OctoMom turned them down. Why? It wouldn't make them famous:
Attorney Gloria Allred, who represents the group, said Suleman spoke with Angels in Waiting founder Linda West-Conforti and seemed to be more interested in "capitalizing on her infants" and doing a reality television show.
The non-profit told Suleman that they couldn't agree to working in stride with a camera crew because of the risk it posed to the babies' health and their ability to do their work. Allred has filed a request with the L.A. County Department of Child and Family Services asking them to look into Suleman's ability to assure all 14 of her children are cared for.