The mother of the California octuplets is out of the hospital, and she's given her first interview.
A hospital spokeswoman in Los Angeles says Nadya Suleman left in
the early morning hours today, avoiding reporters and
A publicist for Suleman says the woman is staying at an
"undisclosed location" where she's confident she can avoid media
But she's not avoiding all of it. A spokeswoman for NBC News
says anchor Ann Curry of the "Today" program interviewed Suleman
today. She says the network didn't pay for the interview.
The spokeswoman says Suleman felt that Curry was someone she'd
feel "the most comfortable with." She says the mother is still
considering potential offers, including possible book and TV deals.
Suleman has six other children under the age of 8, in addition
to her eight newborns. The other children have been cared for by
her mother at her home in Whittier, near Los Angeles.
Hospital officials say the octuplets are in good condition.
They're expected to remain in the hospital for several more weeks.