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2009-02-06 07:50:36

Nadya Suleman's publicist says NBC didn't pay the California woman, who gave birth to octuplets last week, to be interviewed by Ann Curry. To clarify a comment I erred in making to a Los Angeles Times reporter, there was no payment of any sort by the NBC network to our client, Nadya Suleman, for her interview with Ann Curry, said a statement issued by the Killeen Furtney Group, Suleman's representatives. Suleman, who reportedly is unmarried and unemployed, became the center of a medical...

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2009-02-05 16:01:47

Nadya Suleman, the California woman who gave birth to octuplets last week, has selected NBC's Today anchor Ann Curry to tell her story. The news was announced Thursday by the Killeen Furtney Group, the Los Angeles marketing and public relations firm representing Suleman. Suleman, who reportedly is unmarried an unemployed, became the center of a medical ethics firestorm when it became known she had six children ages 2 to 7 before she gave birth to the octuplets, which were conceived by in...

2009-01-26 20:41:54

Mother and babies are doing well following the birth Monday of octuplets in Southern California, a doctor who helped with the delivery said. A medical team of 46 people was involved in the delivery at a Kaiser Permanente hospital in Bellflower, Calif., the Los Angeles Times reported. Doctors planned in advance to deliver the babies by Caesarian section, but they were only expecting seven babies, the newspaper said -- so they were quite surprised when an eighth baby appeared. Dr. Karen Maples...


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