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Octuplets' mother gets cash in exchange for placing PETA sign on front lawn, attorney says

March 25, 2010 |  7:50 am

Octuplets mother Nadya Suleman has accepted a payment from the animal rights group PETA in exchange for allowing the organization to place a sign outside her La Habra home, her attorney said.

PETA made the offer amid reports that Suleman could be evicted from her home because she was falling behind on her payments.

Last week, the home's owner, Amer Haddadin, said the Suleman family has fallen behind in the house payments and that Suleman could face eviction if the matter is not taken care of.

He said Suleman's father purchased the home under a deal in which Haddadin would carry the $450,000 loan for a year until the family could gather enough money to provide a substantial down payment.

A year later, he says, Suleman's father has not provided the money.

In a statement, Suleman's attorney, Jeff Czech, said: The PETA organization has offered to help Nadya with a small payment in exchange for allowing PETA to place a sign on Nadya's front lawn, urging owners to neuter their pets. Nadya has accepted."

It's unclear how much money PETA will give Suleman.

-- Shelby Grad

Photo: Nadya Suleman outside her home last summer. Credit: Associated Press

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