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'Tanning Mom' Lashes Out

I'm the Victim of a Witch Hunt!!!

5/3/2012 10:20 AM PDT UPDATED: 5/3/2012 4:51 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"Tanning Mom" is red hot over accusations that she's a lousy mother for allegedly letting her 5-year-old daughter burn to a fare-thee-well on a tanning bed -- calling her critics "jealous, fat, and ugly."

44-year-old Patricia Krentcil was in Nutley (perfect) New Jersey yesterday on her way to a hair salon when she unloaded and then proclaimed she was a fabulous mother.

Krentcil was arrested last week after a school nurse asked her daughter Anna how she got a sunburn and she replied, "I go tanning with mommy." Krentcil was charged with second-degree child endangerment. She pled "not guilty."

Tanning Mom Patricia Krentcil mug shot
By the way, you gotta see the part in the video where Krentcil narrowly averts looming plumber's crack.

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newsjunkie    

Hey Lady! You're white as a ghost...get some sun

810 days ago
107.

Truth    

DAMN, THIS BITCH IS ON CRACK!!!! WORRY ABOUT REHAB THAN THE TANNING BOOTH. #TRUTH!!

810 days ago
108.

Maverick    

This lady is cuckoo for cocoa puffs.

810 days ago
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DaveT    

From M.T.:"The mother created this firestorm by being a poor role model for her child. Obviously this woman enjoys being the topic of conversation or she wouldn't look as she does. You can be as individual as you want but not if it hurts those around you. She needs to take a good hard look at herself. She's only 44 she looks closer to 70! I hope she gets help for herself and everyone that loves her."

The mother didn't create this firestorm, the media and the public fueled it.
The mother having poor judgement regarding her fashion sense, has no relevance regarding child abuse.
I've seen the little girl on camera and she's quite happy, fully functional, not showing the slightest sign of any kind of repressed, neglected or abused child.
As for the mom's fashion sense, we can look at any given Hollywood person on the red carpet and join Joan Rivers in a laugh fest :D

810 days ago
110.

Gretel    

**YOUR NEW FORMAT SUCKS*** This woman has either had a stroke (she hasn't) or has MS (she doesn't) or she's drunk. There's something totally wrong about slurring "I'm a good mother!" when you're obviously drunk in the afternoon. You're crispy and toasted!

810 days ago
111.

Cindy    

She seems drunk in that video.

810 days ago
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YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE    

Wow she calls others ugly ? this woman is a giant pig oink oink!!!!!!!!!

810 days ago
113.

Joe Blow    

No sane woman can possibly think this is a good look. Just disgraceful. Poor kid.

810 days ago
114.

tinkerbell5481    

She seriously seems like she is on something.

810 days ago
115.

Joe Blow    

No sane woman can possibly think this is a good look. Just disgraceful. Poor kid.

810 days ago
116.

lalaland    

How, as a husband and 'life partner' do you not find a way to say "Honey.......that's really not a good look"? Not to mention "You're killing yourself and are going to leave our children to grow up with a mom". Freakazoids.

810 days ago
117.

Hutch    

Whoa whoa whoa...it didn't even click to me that she was from Jersey. OH, this just keeps getting better!

810 days ago
118.

t    

what look is this woman going for? it has surpassed the jersey shore tan. it's as if she's in black face.

810 days ago
119.

Dee    

She did not take her child into the tanning booth, only in the tanning room. The press should leave her alone; obviously this woman has issues.

810 days ago
120.

t    

we are being PUNK'D

clearly....

right?!
...no...crickets!!!!!!

810 days ago
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