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Octomom offered, um, 'help'

Nadya Suleman's octuplets have brought her plenty of fame, but fortune appears to be another story.

Her father, Ed Doud, has defaulted on a $450,000 balloon payment on a half-million dollar house near Los Angeles he bought last year for the family to live in, mortgage holder Amer Haddadin said Wednesday. Haddadin told the Associated Press he plans to file foreclosure papers in court within days if he doesn't get his money.

Although Suleman's lawyer, Jeff Czech, said earlier this week his client's father was hoping to work something out, he was blunt when it came to the balloon payment: "Mr. Doud at this moment doesn't have $450,000 to pay off," he said.

In a brief e-mail Wednesday, he added that he was negotiating with Haddadin's attorney for more time to refinance.

Suleman has recently gotten offers to raise some quick cash, though.

Czech says Suleman has accepted an offer from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, which will give her $5,000 to put a sign in her front yard proclaiming, "Don't Let Your Dog or Cat Become an Octomom. Always Spay or Neuter." It also decided to throw in a month's supply of veggie burgers and veggie hot dogs for Suleman and her 14 children.

Another offer came in to pay off the mortgage for her. That offer came in from an adult film company. An official with the company said that Suleman would just have to make a porn film for the company. It offered her input on the "script" and male co-stars.

Czech indicated she rejected it the offer.

"No porn. Just PETA," he said.

Octomom offered, um, 'help' 03/25/10 [Last modified: Thursday, March 25, 2010 10:07pm]
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