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Octomom’s many-armed problems continue as judge tosses bankruptcy filing

'Octomom' Nadya Suleman poses for photographers in front of her home in La Habra, California on May 19, 2010.
'Octomom' Nadya Suleman poses for photographers in front of her home in La Habra, California on May 19, 2010. Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images

A judge has thrown out the bankruptcy claim by Nadya Suleman, the La Habra woman better known as Octomom, meaning she is still on the hook to sell her home and pay off her huge debts.

Suleman had failed to file the proper paperwork, the bankruptcy court judge ruled yesterday, according to the Orange County Register.

That means creditors can move to collect what they say they’re owed, and a pending foreclosure can go ahead against the house Suleman lives in with her children -- all 14 of them. The home had been scheduled to be auctioned off last month, but the auction was delayed pending a ruling on Suleman’s bankruptcy filing.

Suleman has toyed with the idea of a porn career in order to pay her bills, her mortgage, her kids’ school costs, etc., and she has already sold photos of herself and her kids to tabloids -- including a spread of topless photos to a British magazine.

She has also agreed to answer pay-per-minute phone calls along with other D-list celebrities and reality television personalities.

Suleman’s case was thrown out because she didn’t file a dozen financial documents and statements required to prove bankruptcy. In her initial filing April 30, she estimated that she owed as much as $1 million that she is unable to repay -- and sought protection from her debts under Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

According to the filing, she owed money to more than 20 parties, including utility companies, her father and a Christian school.

-- Associated Press and staff reports.

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