Nadya Suleman admits that the Terrible Twos are tough. Even more so when you have eight tantrum-throwing 2-year-olds at once-plus six older children to think about. And she's at the end of her rope.
In an interview with Popeater's Rob Shuter, the 36-year-old known as Octomom said that she'd rather be "hung and crucified than have more kids," and she reportedly told InTouch Weekly magazine, "Obviously I love them, but I absolutely wish I had not had them."
That's the mild version. The single mom of 14-all younger than 10 years old, and all conceived via in-vitro fertilization using the same sperm donor-also told the gossip mag: "I hate the babies, they disgust me" and "My older six are animals, getting more and more out of control, because I have no time to properly discipline them."
In Touch hasn't posted the interview, but plenty of outlets have already picked up the story. A report in The Daily Mail reveals that Suleman says she's broke and no longer able to cope with her enormous family.
"The only way I can cope is to lock myself in the bathroom and cry," she said. "Sometimes I sit there for hours and even eat my lunch sitting on the toilet floor-anything to get peace and quiet. Some days I have thoughts about killing myself. I cannot cope."
Though TMZ says that Suleman earned $28,000 last month from "doing various things like 'Celebridate,' The Cable Show in Chicago, MMA fights, a celebrity boxing match, bikini photo shoots, and several paid interviews across the globe," it's been widely reported that Octomom is on the brink of financial disaster.
"My bank account is overdrawn by $300 and I have no money to pay for the children's school, food, or the mortgage," The Daily Mail said that she told InTouch.
Even a couple of kids can feel like a lot when you're deep in the trenches of hands-on parenthood, but telling the media that you wish your kids had never been born? It's obvious that money isn't her only issue. After an appearance last year on "The View," in which she complained that she only gets two hours of sleep per night, the mom of 14 hit the hottest New York nightclubs, doing shots at the bar with her entourage until way past 3 a.m. A month later, she admitted to financial guru Suze Orman on an "Oprah"-hosted intervention that she was "self-medicating through children."
She still has 29 embryos in cold storage, but her doctor lost his license in June for committing gross negligence by implanting too many at a time.
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