The New Jersey woman known as the “Tan Mom” is accused of making trouble again – this time at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
When recalling the events that launched her controversial rise to infamy, Krentcil became emotional. She said last year’s series of events cost her family an incredible amount financially — but that’s the least of the damage.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed a new law barring anyone under the age of 17 from using tanning beds.
The 44-year-old woman from Nutley was facing second-degree child endangerment charges for allegedly allowing her then 5-year-old daughter to get in a tanning booth.
From a faux-glow phenom to the storm that ravaged the area and an incredibly tragic school shooting, 2012 was anything but a quiet year in the Tri-State. As we prepare for 2013, CBSNewYork takes a look back at the most talked about stories of the year.
Patricia Krentcil, the so-called “Tan Mom,” is using her name to raise money to fight skin cancer.
Patricia Krentcil made an appearance at Lady Bunny and Bianca Del Rio’s weekly HOT MESS Wednesday night drag show at the XL nightclub on West 42nd Street.
“In Touch” magazine challenged Patricia Krentcil to go without the rays — real and fake — for a month. While Krentcil admits she has used a little self-tanner, for the most part, she’s keeping a natural look — at least for now.
Krentcil is accused of putting her 6-year-old daughter in a tanning booth, causing a slight sunburn. Krentcil has denied the charge, saying she “would never permit” her daughter, Anna, to go tanning.
The measure to ban indoor tanning outright for teenagers was approved 58-7 on Thursday, with 13 abstentions. It now heads to the Senate for consideration.
Patricia Krentcil, the Nutley, N.J. woman dubbed the “tanning mom” due to her very tanned complexion, recently told reporters for gossip site TMZ that people are interested in her for a reality TV show.
The Assembly’s Women and Children Committee passed the measure Monday by a 5-0 vote. It now heads to the full Assembly for consideration, but it’s not known when a vote will be held.
Jeez, Ridiculously Tan Mom. Look what you’ve gone and done.
Emil Vicale, president of the Oxford, Conn.,-based HeroBuilders, said everyone has friends into heavy tanning, “and we thought it was a funny thing to do.”
The American Cancer Society says the rate of skin cancer, otherwise known as melanoma, has increased in the Garden State by 43 percent over the last 10 years and says indoor tanning booths are a major factor.
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