This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.
This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.
OctoMom's Yard Sale Draws Big Crowds, Little Cash
Nadya Suleman's yard sale drew enough crowds of rubber-necking looky-loos to warrant her La Habra street to be closed down, but did not bring enough cash to keep the banker at bay, according to the OC Register.
The mother of 14, including the longest-living set of octuplets, was hoping to raise the $10,000 she needed to keep her home from going into foreclosure. Her weekend yard sale was the brainchild of her friend, comedian and radio personality David Gonzalez, who goes by the name "Tattoo."
However Suleman only raised $2,600, a figure that includes the $150 someone shelled out to buy "a sofa billed as the sofa where Suleman was sitting when she first heard the news that she was pregnant with octuplets." (OMG!) No word on if anyone bought the autographed undies or nursing bra.
Don't want to spend your hard-earned bucks to support Suleman and her brood? You might not have a choice, soon; Suleman said this weekend that "if she becomes homeless she will have no choice but to go on welfare."