Posted by Bossip Staff
Oprah Winfrey’s people reportedly shut down negotiations to air exclusive video and pictures of the “Octomom” giving birth to her eight babies when reps for the mother of 14 started soliciting money.
NBC eventually ended up with the exclusive footage of Nadya Suleman, the much-maligned mother who gave birth to a total of 14 children (sextuplets and octuplets) through fertility treatments. The network has already run Ann Curry’s interview with Suleman across its various news outlets. But, it’s unclear if the network paid for the opportunity, as reported by Eurweb.com. The Peacock is denying a New York Post source who claims it paid close to $1 million for footage and photos of the eight babies being born. But an insider told the paper, “Everything was filmed. The birth, everything. Then [Suleman's people] said negotiations would start at $1.2 million for the video and pictures, which is when producers from Oprah Winfrey, ABC and CBS left the room. NBC stayed.”
Well, now. Oprah sure told that baby-having machine where to go. The sheer and utter nerve…
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