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Octomom

Welfare Mom Blows $520

ON HAIRCUTS!

4/25/2012 8:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Octomom check for $520 for haircutsOctomom Nadya Suleman -- who is pulling in $2,000 month in food stamps thanks to California taxpayers -- spent $520 on a Brazilian blowout, and 2 cuts ... TMZ has learned.

Octo's hairstylist Stephanie tells us ... she went to Octo's house on April 18 to cut her hair and do a Brazilian blowout -- a chemical straightening treatment. Octo owed Stephanie for an earlier haircut, and the grand total came to $520. Octo also paid Stephanie $80 for hair products. Mind you -- Octo wrote the check at a time when she was in dire need of welfare.

Stephanie -- who went to cops yesterday and filed a report claiming the 14 kids were living in squalor -- tells us she couldn't believe Octo was spending this kind of loot on haircuts when her plumbing didn't work. 

Stephanie says a plumber had been to the house recently and told Octo it would cost $150 to fix the pipes, but Octo declined, saying it was too expensive. As a result, the kids have to use portable training toilets in the backyard.

Octomom and the horrible house conditions
By the way, Stephanie also says while she was cutting Octo's hair, the mother of 14 locked her kids in the bedroom. Take a look at the pic -- notice the chair she used to keep the door shut.

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9:00 AM PT: Octomom just walked one of her kids to a school bus -- we asked about the giant haircut check, but she had no response. PS -- nice Elmo slippers.



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421.

Prestley    

Dr. Drew isn't capable and able nor has teh capacity to care for 14 children. And he has the gall to criticize, question, act like an expert with regards to Nadya Suleman's decisions to keep her children (Oh! Unheard of by the modern quack!), to fight hard to be self-reliant (People would consider her stealer of tax payer dollars...But she only takes the food stamps. Not good enough, so lets move on to the next thing that we can dig up and find wrong.) Dr. Drew...the first to the cast the stone. And he tries to put himself off as caring for Nadya. I hate people who think they know it all. And yet they have no experience in the area. Walk in her shoes?! He can't. He can sure flap his lip though! Gift of hot air. Allas! It's a fallen world!

848 days ago
422.

bria    

she gets foodstamps omg. yall act like she is taking a welfare check an spending it on hair.. lol.. im not saying its right or wrong.. but i know people that live in the projects get medicare, foodstamps, and welfare checks and have 5 or 6 kids... shes not doing anything wrong. let the woman live.

848 days ago
423.

Edward    

How to report welfare fraud in California:

FraudHotline@dss.ca.gov

848 days ago
424.

Autumroz    

This stylist should be fined for providing services outside a licensed establishment as per California State Board rules.

848 days ago
425.

Iryna    

I cannot believe how mean you are!!! Harvey, how many kids do you have? Have you tried to take care of a couple kids for a day? Think of taking care of many children daily!!!!! NO BRAKE!!! It is very low of you to lick up on this woman and MAKE money out of it. Very cheap!!! let he be, try to make you money out of real celebrates. You are worried about puppies and dogs a lot, but do not care about kids of this woman by judging on something that you have absolutely no credentials and experience! You need to have couple parents (moms) in your team. VERY VERY LOW HARVEY!!! You really influence public opinion on that matter and it sounds like a bulling now. She is working really hard and staying sane. Parenting is not an easy job and kids really can destroy a house in a day. Let her be!!!!
Sincerely,

Mother of 2 kids, Have two master degrees, successful business person. But believe that the parenting is the most difficult job and should not be judged by childless people ( especially on TV)

848 days ago
426.

Bagheera    

I have a question. When was the last time any of those kids saw a dentist?

I do not respect parents without jobs that spend all of their money on luxuries and none of it on necessities. I pity those children. They'd be better off lost in the woods and raised by wolves.

847 days ago
427.

lizz    

THOSE POOR KIDS.... I'M SO SICK OF THIS LADY'S BS!! GOING ON TALK SHOWS, ACTING LIKE SHE'S TRYING TO DO THE RIGHT THING. MEANWHILE HER KIDS ARE LOCKED IN A BEDROOM WHILE SHE HAS A STYLIST COME OVER & GIVE HER A $520 BLOWOUT..??? AND THE KIDS AREN'T EVEN ALLOWED TO GET THEIR OWN HAIRCUTS.

SOCIAL SERVICES NEEDS TO STEP IN AND TAKE HER CHILDREN FROM HER. THEY DESERVE TO BE WITH NICE AND LOVING FAMILIES WHO CAN AFFORD THEM BASIC HYGIENE AND STRUCTURE IN THEIR LIVES... NOT CHAOS AND A PUBLICITY WHORE MOM WHO USES THEM DAY IN AND DAY OUT. IT'S TRULY SICKENING... SHE HAS THE GUTS TO DO THINGS FOR HERSELF WHILE HER CHILDREN DON'T EVEN HAVE A WORKING TOILET.

847 days ago
428.

Michelle    

This mom is a omelette disaster! Take her kids away now.

847 days ago
429.

JoeyMo    

Who is that hairdresser? I want to make a big ad for her.So her clients know to keep their mouths shut. You know how hairdressers like to cross examine their clients. This one is dangerous and should be exposed,

846 days ago
430.

Tracey    

God forbid a mom make herself a priority at any moment, eh!

845 days ago
431.

amanda    

The part where she has no water/plumbing is not right. But I do understand the door...I absolutely have to lock my son in his room whenever I do laundry downstairs, or get a shower...he is 2 and would walk outside and into the road if we didn't change the locks on the front door and put a lock on his room. You don't know until you have a child who is too young to understand rules...but you MUST keep safe. I do think she needs to be investigated for other reasons, she clearly has a poor mental state and can't provide for them.

845 days ago
432.

ginger    

I feel bad for these kids. Its not their fault. She needs a lot of help from professional staff. I can see where this is heading. Her parents wont help.

842 days ago
433.

chrissy4    

If you've ever had a Brazilian Blowout & need a shampoo to help you keep that blowout look, you need to use Shielo's Hydrate shampoo and conditioner. It's SULFATE-FREE which is what you need to use if you've had your hair straightend. And, if you haven't had a Brazilian Blowout, it's a great product anyway.

806 days ago
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MILEYS WEINERHOLE    

Thats not her or the inside of her house....I have been there several times, actually 2 days ago...Her toilet worked fine...You guys are a RAG

794 days ago
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