Public reaction turned negative when it was discovered that Octuplets mom, Nadya Suleman, already had six other young children, was unemployed, and on public assistance programs. She now faces a new criminal charge of welfare fraud, bringing the number of counts against her to four. Prosecutors accuse Suleman of not reporting that she was making thousands of dollars as a topless dancer and adult film actress when she applied for government aid in 2013.
Eight babies born: a look at octuplets, septuplets, sextuplets and other multiple births
The surviving Chukwu octuplets celebrate their 10th birthday Saturday. From left, Ebuka, Echerem, Jioke, Chima, Gorom, Chidi and Ikem, cut the cake with their mom, Nkem Chukwu, right, and their youngest sister, Favor, 6. Photo: Eric Kayne, Houston Chronicle
OMG Star Mom Moments (7 of 11 photos) Nadya Suleman Filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in federal court in May 2012, the mom of 14 -- including octuplets born in 2009 -- stripped down in Closer magazine for $8,000. ( NOT sure this is a STAR)