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I Didn't Want to Go on Welfare ...


4/1/2012 3:08 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0401_octomom_videoOctomom tried her best to avoid going on welfare, but she says "becoming totally destitute" forced her hand ... temporarily. 

As TMZ first reported, Nadya is getting $2,000 a month from the State of California, which can only be used on food. 

We spoke to her at her home today, where the mother of 14 said she's hoping she only needs the assistance for a month or two at the most.

Octo has been receiving death threats since the news of her welfare broke, but she feels people should be directing their anger towards those who are abusing the system and not at her. 

Plus if she doesn't get some help, we might see more pics like these. Lesser of two evils ...


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933 days ago


Like you're ever gonna get on your feet Octomom! How bout you get that lazy azz of yours out & get a REAL job? Food stamps is welfare, you worthless, lying sack... even you're smart enough to know that. Funny how arrogant & smug you still are Nudia, whilst being the WELFARE QUEEN. Oh & I don't believe you get death threats, I think everyone is just letting you know how dispicable you truly are. If you know what's good for you though, you may wanna drop the smug attitude, b*tch, your 15 mins. are over. All of this is just "aftershocks"....

933 days ago


Wow, Team Nudia has a ton of identities folks! Don't fall for 'em & if you ignore it, it will slither away. It needs lots of attention & cannot stand to be ignored..Krista, meow, aren't foolin' anyone. Nobody likes that pathetic losing b*tch Octomom but someone just like her. Let's just give all you lazy azz breeders welfare! Us working folk & people who have fallen on hard times through NO FAULT OF THEIR OWN,(unlike Nudia)can just keep feeding our families beans & whatever we can buy while ya'll use your welfare cards to supplement your incomes. Screw you...

933 days ago


Simple. Go to college, get a career, wait until you are well established before having children! I CHOSE to wait to have kids until I was fully capable able to support them! She didn't just "happen" to have so many kids, she sought it out knowing she didn't have the experience and education to land a high paying salary!

933 days ago


I did a search on properties in California owned by Jeff Czech, Ed Doud, Angela Suleman and Amer Haddadin. According to this site, they all have been involved in multiple real estate transactions...way to many for me to think they aren't doing some sort of mortgage scam. Why doesn't TMZ look into that? Oddly enough Nadya's search shows she has never bought or sold a home in California. Here is the link. Sure looks like some sort of real estate mortgage scam to me. Amer has a lot of property for a guy who lives with his mom in a trailer park and can't afford a lawyer to foreclose on Nadya. And from the looks of Jeff Czech's list of properties, it makes sense Nadya is or was his client. That's the real story, TMZ, not whether or not to feed hungry children some crazy person brought into the world. She's nuts, the kids need to eat, go after the adults around her look like crooks. Her acting crazy is just a distraction from what needs to be looked at.

933 days ago


Well I know everyone is all aghast about Nadya getting food stamps, but what she is doing is legal and is obviously at least temporarily necessary to feed all her children. It's not anyone's business as long as she is following the law. Many people are on food stamps, and I don't know why Nadya is the only one being criticized for it.

933 days ago


Gloria: 9 hours ago

Taking Any and All bets on octomom will she get off welfare within 1-2 months or take vivid up on ther $100,000 porn offer first.



You will lose your bet cos Octonutter will forever be on some form of government assistance for the rest of her life. I am confident in betting my entire life savings on the sole premise that Natalie will NEVER get a job and I mean a normal 40+ hour work week to become self-sustainable. She hasn't worked in over 13 years, so why start now?

933 days ago

Rico Suave    

So again don't let my lyrics mislead you
I don't love you but I need you
Would you rather have me lie
Take a piece of your pie and say bye
Or be honest and rub your thighs

Rico Suave out!


933 days ago


spenditall: 4 hours ago

"Just in the last few days alone, SHE has contacted TMZ, Dr. Drew, and Anderson Cooper."


And this is another evidence of a day in the life of Natalie Doud Suleman Guttierez. 3 years after giving birth to the 'tups, and she is still NOT gainfully employed to support her brood? 3 years of whinging and beg-a-thons and all she does every day is spend 5+ hours at the gym and call up random media outlets for another round of lie-tellings and sob stories?

13 consecutive years of unemployment and she wonders why the general public is irate with her continued defiance in owning up to her responsibilities and immature decision making. In Natalie's world, what Natalie wants and doesn't get, then suffer thy children, especially the 'tups.

She has purposely divided the household into warring factions with an "us vs. them" mentality. And considers her youngest daughter of the original 6 to be the "9th 'tup", whatever that means (and I don't think she meant that in a kind way, either). And then there's the autistic son that she just loves to throw under the bus blaming him for all the damages in the home. It's all his fault that the 'tups are being locked away in their ammonia smelling, fecal smeared room.

933 days ago


For a woman with 14 kids who's about to be evicted and claims she has no paycheck in her future, she is amazingly wrinkle free.

Botox is not free.

Priorities are a bitch.

933 days ago


She needs to give those eyebrows a buzz cut.

933 days ago


What a piece of crap this THING is!!! She goes out and makes a choice to have children that she knew she couldn't afford to have and now wants to turn the attention away from her big talk about how "she would never go on welfare" to "those who are taking advantage of the system." WTF?? She chose to have all those kids with no real income or sustainable income to support them for her own selfish reason and now uses welfare to support them and somehow she thinks that she's better than someone else who's "taking advantage of the system?" Ho PLEASE!!

933 days ago


Much better TMZ writer. This girl is trying to take care of 14 kids. Find one other person that can take care of 14 kids and not lose their mind. (She admits wrongdoing) but then you have to move on and care for the kids, and that's what she's doing. There are millions & millions of people that are, and have gone through the system that NEVER, EVER even lift a finger trying to get a job to support their kids. So my hats off to her, she's doing everything she can. So TMZ, try to show some compassion so that people don't threaten her, she's got 14 kids, she needs support not douches writing hate stories!

933 days ago


If she were an illegal immigrant, she could get all the free stuff she wanted, and nobody would say a word.

933 days ago


Just more proof that welfare needs to be drastically reduced and made more difficult to obtain.

933 days ago
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