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OctoMom Faces Eviction from La Habra Home. Again.
Fame is a fickle thing, and if your fame wanes, so do the ways to keep the cash coming in. Add a brood of 14 young children to clothe, feed, and shelter, and, well, life gets pretty expensive. We're still talking about "Octomom" Nadya Suleman, as her octuplets near their 2nd birthday, thanks to her alleged inability to pay the bills. Once again, the single mom whose penchant for pregnancy catapulted her into the spotlight is facing eviction from her La Habra home, according to an AP report published in the Daily News.
Suleman reportedly owes the homeowner, Amer Haddadin, a $450,000 balloon payment that was due on October 9th. Now she has until Friday, the last day of 2010, to get the money to Haddadin, or she'll be getting kicked out as her New Year's gift.
The very non-traditional family came to be tenants of the house on the quiet cul-de-sac when Suleman's dad cut a deal with Haddadin, supplying a $130,000 down payment in the transaction on behalf of his daughter, whose status as unmarried and unemployed made getting a loan impossible. "In April, Haddadin granted a 6-month extension on the remaining balance, and says that as a Jordanian, he took pity on a fellow Arab in a tough spot, and pledged to help [Suleman's father], who is Palestinian."
When Suleman couldn't make ends meet, she accepted PETA's offer to pay her to put a sign in her yard endorsing having pets spayed and neutered to aid in animal population control. She also held a yard sale and online auction to help raise money for her house payment, but despite her autographed nursing bras being on sale, she only raised $2,600.
Suleman's lawyer says his client "has been making $4,000 payments every month," and has no comment about Haddadin's eviction notice.