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Octomom's house goes on the auction block Monday

May 7, 2012 |  7:00 am


Octomom Nadya Suleman's home is set to hit the auction block Monday morning.

The family's four-bedroom, three-bath La Habra home will go to the highest bidder at 9 a.m. at City Hall in Orange. She has lived at the Madonna Lane house since 2009 and has reportedly not paid rent in more than a year.

Suleman filed for bankruptcy last Monday, one month after going on welfare to support herself and her 14 children. In court documents reviewed by the Orange County Register, Suleman said she had $50,000 in assets and up to $1 million in debts.

"I have had to make some very difficult decisions this year, and filing Chapter 7 was one of them," Suleman said in a statement released by her spokeswoman. "But I have to do what is best for my children, and I need a fresh start."

Suleman says she is now considering her options, including starring in a pornographic film, in order to provide for her family.

 In March, Suleman posed  semi-nude for Closer magazine -- something she had said previously that she'd never do -- to help her family make ends meet.

Officers from the La Habra Police Department accompanied social workers to Suleman's home last Tuesday after receiving a complaint that there was only one working toilet in the house and that the children had to use portable training toilets in their bedrooms.

The complaint also said the children appeared to be malnourished and unclean, and Suleman locked them in their rooms while she attended to personal matters.

The social workers spent about two hours at the house and determined that the children were not in danger and should not be removed. The Orange County Department of Family and Children's Services continues to investigate.

Suleman gained nationwide attention in 2009 when she gave birth to octuplets.


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