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Patricia Krentcil

‘Tan Mom’ Patricia Krentcil Placed In Detox Facility

The New Jersey woman known as the “Tan Mom” is accused of making trouble again – this time at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.


Patricia Krentcil of Nutley, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. ‘Tan Mom’ Patricia Krentcil Breaks Down, Says ‘People Don’t Understand What They Did’

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.


Patricia Krentcil

N.J. ‘Tanning Mom’ Feels Vindicated After Grand Jury Declines To Indict

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.


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Best Halloween Costumes Of 2012

Step away from the prepackaged Halloween costumes in a box. Get a bit creative and find some inspiration from today’s pop culture. Here are a few great costume ideas to get your Halloween creativity going.


Patricia Krentcil (credit: CBS 2)

‘Tan Mom’ Appears In YouTube Series Promoting Healthy Skin Care

Patricia Krentcil, the so-called “Tan Mom,” is using her name to raise money to fight skin cancer.


Better known as "the tan mom from New Jersey," Patricia Krentcil has made headlines across the country for her apparent affinity for tanning after she was accused of taking her 6-year-old daughter along for a fake bake. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Tan Mom’ Raises Eyebrows With Raucous Onstage Appearance At NYC Nightclub

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.


Patricia Krentcil poses with her daughter for In Touch Magazine. (credit: In Touch Magazine)

N.J. ‘Tan Mom’ Photographed Without The Rays For ‘In Touch’ Magazine

“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.


Patricia and Anna Krentcil (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. ‘Tan Mom’ Case Sparks Witty Commentary From CBSNewYork Readers

News outlets across the country have been abuzz this week since news broke of Patricia Krentcil, the N.J. mother accused of bringing her 6-year-old daughter with her into a tanning booth.