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An unidentified woman carries eight balloons towards the home of Nadya Suleman in La Habra, Calif. The man who sold the home to Suleman says he is putting eviction plans on hold while he works out a deal with Vivid Entertainment's co-founder to buy the house.
updated 12/30/2010 11:47:02 PM ET 2010-12-31T04:47:02

"Octomom" Nadya Suleman and her 14 children could avoid being evicted from their suburban home if the mortgage holder cuts a deal with a top maker of pornographic videos.

Amer Haddadin, the man who holds the loan, has repeatedly warned Suleman to pay the $450,000 that's due or get out. But he says he's now considering an offer from Vivid Entertainment co-founder Steve Hirsch to pay the bill.

Suleman has repeatedly declined Hirsch's offers of up to $1 million to appear in porn videos.

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

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"I am open to any option that (allows me to) finish with this matter," said Haddadin. He said he's meeting with his lawyer Monday to discuss the deal and further eviction procedures, and Suleman won't face eviction Friday as previously reported.

Hirsch told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he's not trying to pressure 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," 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."

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Hirsch said 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 Suleman's monthly costs, Hirsch said.

Suleman's housing woes stretch back for years. Before moving into her current four-bedroom home, Suleman and her first six children lived with her mother. But that small house was foreclosed on just as her octuplets were becoming healthy enough to leave the hospital.

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

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

Haddadin had granted a six-month extension to pay the balance, but that expired Oct. 9. He told the AP on Sunday that as a Jordanian, he took pity on a fellow Arab in a tough spot and pledged to help Doud, who is Palestinian.

Suleman and her lawyer, Jeff Czech, were served eviction notices Dec. 2, Haddadin said. The two became joint owners of the house in August after her father transferred the deed from his name, Haddadin said. A call to Czech was not immediately returned Thursday.

All 14 of Suleman's children were conceived through in vitro fertilization — something her doctor Michael Kamrava is facing censure for from the state medical board. The Beverly Hills fertility specialist stands to lose his license, and is accused of gross negligence in the treatment of Suleman and two other other patients.

Before the octuplets were born, 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. Since their birth, the disability payments have dried up, but a new income stream was found in selling gossip items and short videos to tabloid media. Minor deals came through as a spokeswoman for a local milkshake vendor and an animal rights group.

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    >>> hearing is now underway to decide if the doctor who implanted nadya suleman with 14 embryos should lose his medical license .

    >> reporter: the fertility doctor walked into a los angeles medical hearing where a deputy attorney general called it negligence and argued he should be stripped of his medical license . the charges stem from care he gave at least three mashlts including octomom nadya suleman . he implanted her with eight embryos which led to eight babies in 2009 . many medical experts, doctors say such a high embryonic transfer crossed the ethical line.

    >> for somebody to receive 12 embryos would be considered quite unusual. we really have not seen that before.

    >> reporter: sul maeman who was a mother of six before her final embryonic transfer as haulz defended her daughter.

    >> reporter: suleman claims she was only implanted six embryos, something officials have disputed during the hearing. meanwhile the doctor also failed to refer suleman to a medical health expert throughout her long 11-year history with him as her fertility doctor. suleman is struggling to pay her rent, faces eviction, even had a yard sale to raise desperately needed cash.

    >> so to people who have criticized not just you, but criticized your ivf doctor.

    >> he did nothing wrong.

    >> reporter: he didn't answer any questions outside of the hearing on monday, but his attorney did say he follows all medical guidelines and shows great care for all of his patients.

    >> he has practiced with the stan dofrd of care he posed a threat to the public, welfare, safety and protection.

    >> the hearing could take two weeks, but when it's over, it could cost the doctor his medical license .

    >> dr. nancy snyderman is nbc's chief medical correspondent. it sounds like they were raised even before the court that there were 12 embryos, allegedly.

    >> the standard of care is really one or two, maybe three embryos, depending on the age of a mother. never six, never 12. when a comes in and says i want twins, that's a red flag , because most women say i really want have to have a baby. tests need to be done to make sure the woman is stable enough, but very important, it is not the first case that this doctor has come under the spotlight for. so when you hear about repeat behavior, that is below the standard of care , that's a huge red flag , the uterus is only so big, it's not a condominium, it's only meant for one or two fetuses, because what you want to see at the end is a healthy mom and healthy babies.

    >> you're talking about judgment, and not all doctors have good judgment. but there are no regulations that say you can only implant so many. should there be regulations? have we reached the point now that technology has outrun judgment?

    >> technology will always run ahead because we'll sort of always chase the technology. there are laws in europe that require only two embryos be implanted. physicians have been very poor in places themselves. this man was kicked out of one of the academic societies and it's going to be very interesting to see if california is going to sort of stick to the guidelines that it says doctors should follow and take away his license. the only way you can punish doctors who have been flying under the guidelines and have been flying under the radar is to punish them where it hurts. you deny them the right to practice medicine.

    >> what about the idea that when a patient comes in and wants to be pregnant multiple times, whether it is -- is it a different guideline? or should there be a regulation that you say this patient should have a mental evaluation?

    >> no matter who comes in, you want to make sure that she understands what she's doing, that she's mentally stable, depression, anxiety, all those things can be a normal part of life.

    >> but is that required?

    >> it's not required but it is done at the great medical centers and at the great programs. but if a woman comes in already having six babies, unemployed, a history of depression, and then asks for a specific number of babies, that is a red flag that is so huge i don't understand why it wasn't paid attention to.

    >> this is the kind of thing that this medical examination that we're talking about, could that be one of the factors in causing a doctor like in this case to lose his medical license ?

    >> the california board of medical examiners, they have held my california license for a long time. drug history, how you prescribe, patients' complaints against you. do you fit the ethical guidelines of the subspecialty you're in? i think all eyes right now are on california and it going to be very interesting to see if they have the gumption that a lot of people are saying this could be a hallmark case of what not to do. they can do the right thing and set the record straight .

    >> dr. nancy snyderman , thank you as always for your great perspective.

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  1. The Gosselin sextuplets plus two

    The Gosselin family pose at a party to celebrate the fifth birthday of the sextuplets Alexis, Hannah, Aaden, Collin, Leah and Joel, born in 2004, plus older sisters Cara and Mady. Shortly after the birthday celebration, mom Kate, left, and dad Jon, right, began having problems that led to their divorce. () Back to slideshow navigation
  2. The Suleman octuplets

    Nadya Suleman, 33, made history by delivering eight babies in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2009. The babies, who were conceived by in vitro fertilization, were born nine weeks premature and became the longest-surviving set of octuplets. The birth weight of the six boys and two girls ranged from 1 pound, 8 ounces to 3 pounds, 4 ounces. The octuplets' arrival was first celebrated as a medical miracle, but a backlash quickly grew when it became known that the unemployed, single mother already had six other children at home. (Splash News) Back to slideshow navigation
  3. The Dilley sextuplets

    Keith and Becki Dilley of Indianapolis smile at each other on their couch at home as they hold their 5-month-old infants, the first surviving sextuplets born in the United States. The children, dubbed the “Dilley Six-Pack” by some media outlets, were born nine weeks early on May 25, 1993. Their names in order of birth are Brenna Rose, Julian Emerson, Quinn Everett, Claire Diane, Ian Michael and Adrian Reed. (Taro Yamasaki / Time & Life Pictures via Getty I) Back to slideshow navigation
  4. The Chukwu octuplets

    The eight Chukwu babies, six girls and two boys, were the first octuplets born in the United States. The siblings were born in December 1998 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Houston to mother Nkem Chukwu and father Lyke Louis Udobi, both Nigerian-born Americans. The firstborn, Chukwuebuka Nkemjika (Ebuka for short), was born 15 weeks premature on Dec. 8, 1998. Her brothers and sisters followed on Dec. 20, still 13 weeks premature. (F. Carter Smith / Corbis) Back to slideshow navigation
  5. The Dionne quintuplets

    The five Dionne sisters – Annette, Cecile, Emilie, Marie and Yvonne – were conceived from a single egg and born two months premature on May 28, 1934, in Callander, Ontario, Canada. They are the first quintuplets to survive infancy, and they are still the only identical female set. Here, the 6-year-old sisters are dressed for their First Communion as they pose for a cover of Life, published Sept. 2, 1940.

    When the girls were born, their family already had five children, and could not afford to care for the five newcomers. The Ontario government removed the sisters from their parents’ custody and moved the girls to a hospital that attracted so many curious visitors wanting to see the girls that it became known as “Quintland.” When the girls were 9, their family regained custody, and they returned home, where they lived until they were 18. (Hansel Mieth / Time & Life Pictures via Getty I) Back to slideshow navigation
  6. The McCaughey septuplets

    On Nov. 19, 1997, Bobbi and Kenny McCaughey of Des Moines, Iowa, became parents to the world’s first surviving septuplets: Kenneth Robert, Alexis May, Natalie Sue, Kelsey Ann, Nathan Roy, Brandon James and Joel Steven. Here, five of the seven 4-year-olds are greeted by former President George W. Bush at the Des Moines International Airport before he headed to the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 14, 2002. (Paul J. Richards / AFP - Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  7. The Shier quintuplets

    Born on Jan. 23, 1996, to Patty and Scot Shier of Los Angeles, the Shier quintuplets arrived as five healthy babies – the first set of quintuplets with no major health problems to be born in the United States, said a spokeswoman for Long Beach Memorial, the hospital where the infants were delivered. Here, Patty Shier plays with her 22-month-old babies in their Los Angeles home. (Judith Carlson / San Jose Mercury news via Newsco) Back to slideshow navigation
  8. The Walton sextuplets

    The Walton girls are the world’s first female surviving sextuplets. They were born on Nov. 18, 1983, in Liverpool, England, to Graham and Janet Walton. Here, the sisters – named Hannah, Lucy, Ruth, Sarah, Kate and Jennifer – celebrate their 9th birthday. The Waltons grew up in Wallasey, Merseyside, England. All but one of the sisters, now 25, still live at their childhood home. (Hussey Dennis / Newscom) Back to slideshow navigation
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