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Porn king may help Octomom hold house

Offers to buy it to stop eviction

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LOS ANGELES | "Octomom" Nadya Suleman and her 14 children could avoid being evicted from their suburban home if the mortgage holder cuts a deal with a porn kingpin.

After giving Miss Suleman repeated warnings to pay the $450,000 that's due or get out, Amer Haddadin says he's considering an offer from Vivid Entertainment co-founder Steven Hirsch to foot the bill.

Miss Suleman has repeatedly declined Mr. Hirsch's offers — $1 million at one point — to appear in porn videos.

Mr. Haddadin says a half-million dollars is nothing to Mr. Hirsch, whose company is one of the biggest pornography companies based in California's San Fernando Valley.

"I am open to any option that [allows me to] finish with this matter," Mr. Haddadin said. "I like his offer, and I'm going to go ahead with it if I can, but we'll see after Monday."

Mr. Haddadin said he's meeting with his lawyer Monday to talk about the deal and further eviction procedures, and Miss Suleman won't face eviction Friday, as previously reported.

Mr. Hirsch told the Associated Press on Tuesday that he's not trying to pressure Miss Suleman into porn, but he would use her housing woes to start a conversation that brings her to work for Vivid.

"There'd be no pressure on her. We're not looking to foreclose on the note, but if nothing else, it would give us opportunity to meet with her," Mr. Hirsch said. "She's made it clear she doesn't want to do an adult movie. Maybe there are other things we could do that she would be interested in."

Mr. Hirsch said Miss Suleman could keep her clothes on and work as a Vivid representative, a role similar to a master of ceremonies, welcoming people to Vivid parties. The work could help cover Miss Suleman's monthly costs, he said.

Miss Suleman's housing woes stretch back for years. Before moving into her current four-bedroom home on a La Habra cul-de-sac, Miss Suleman and her first six children lived with her mother. However, her mother's small Whittier home was foreclosed on just as Miss Suleman's octuplets were becoming healthy enough to leave the hospital.

Nearly two years ago, Miss Suleman's father, Ed Doud, bought the house for Miss Suleman because the unemployed single mom did not qualify for a traditional bank loan.

To purchase the $565,000 home about 25 miles east of Los Angeles, Mr. Doud made a $130,000 down payment and promised to pay $4,000 monthly, but a $450,000 balloon payment was due in March.

Miss Suleman and her lawyer, Jeff Czech, were served eviction notices Dec. 2, Mr. Haddadin said. The two became joint owners of the house in August after her father transferred the deed from his name, Mr. Haddadin said.

A call to Mr. Czech was not immediately returned Thursday.

All 14 of Miss Suleman's children were conceived through in vitro fertilization — for which her doctor, Michael M. Kamrava, is facing censure for from the state medical board.

Before the octuplets were born, Miss Suleman was living off college loans, her children's disability payments and workers' compensation from on-the-job injuries at a state mental hospital in 1999.

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