Posts tagged "hoarding"

Easter Special: ‘Rabbit Hoarder’ Seeks $2 Billion For Loss Of Rabbits

Brooklyn bunny hoarder Dorota Trec is trying to sue the ASPCA, NYPD and Brooklyn DA for ruining her life to the tune of $2 billion. Trec was arrested in March…

Katrin Higher | April 4, 2015 - 3:00 pm

This Man’s Life Savings Is In The Form Of Beanie Babies

We all though about it at one point or another. Okay, I did. Surely, Beanie Babies will be worth millions someday! Don’t you dare cut off that heart-shaped Ty tag! You…

Mary Odell | August 11, 2013 - 9:00 am

It Took Almost 30 Years To Find Missing Woman’s Body In Husband’s Hoarder Home

If you’ve seen the show “Hoarders” then you can easily understand why anything, even a human body, could stay hidden for a very, very long time in the home of…

Mary Odell | July 3, 2013 - 1:30 pm

Hoarding Gets The Fashion Editorial Treatment, Because Of Course

Natural disasters, tragic suicides, prostitution — ain’t no controversial subject in the world that fashion will hesitate to get its well-manicured hands all over. I feel like Fashion sits around…

Rachel Krause | June 23, 2013 - 11:00 am

Confession: I Am An Email Hoarder

For the most part, I’m a pretty neat and tidy gal. I make my bed every morning, my apartment is almost always spotless, and I’m really anal about having a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 11, 2013 - 3:00 pm

8 Celebrity Hoarders

Kristin Chenoweth may look perfect and perky, but she has a secret. A secrethoarding problem. The “GCB” star was on “Ellen” this week and confessed to having a large stockpile of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 24, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Have An Emotional Attachment To Clothing

Throughout this year, I’ve been forcing myself to live with less — less mani-pedis, less happy hours, and most of all less clothing! Back in the early spring, I donated…

Annika Harris | January 6, 2012 - 1:00 pm

7 Celebrity Hoarders

Mackenzie Phillips is back on TV and this time she is shedding “the last vestige of the junkie [she] used be.” No, she’s not on “Celebrity Rehab” again, she’s on…

Ami Angelowicz | December 29, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: How I Got Rid Of Half My Clothes And Found My Sanity

I have always been a hoarder at heart, prone to messiness and clutter. Remember on “Arrested Development” when Lucille Bluth is watching that news story about the mother who drove…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 1, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Master Of Puppets, Hoarder Of All!

You guys, I would never make fun of another person’s mental health issues. Never. However, when this clip for “Hoarding: Buried Alive: ENSLAVED BY PUPPETS” (the full episode aired…

Julie Gerstein | September 12, 2011 - 10:20 am

Doll-Hoarding Grandmother Forced To Face Facts

By day, she’s a certified nursing assistant in Griffin, Georgia, but by night, Phyllis, a grandmother in her 60s, has a shocking secret: She’s addicted to doll collecting.

Huffington Post Weird News | June 25, 2011 - 6:30 pm

Hoarding: An Existential Crisis?

Before it had a name, I was obsessed with hoarding. I remember seeing an episode of “The Oprah Show” in the early 2000s where a woman allowed the show’s cameras…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 17, 2011 - 5:20 pm

There’s A Cow In My Freezer: Think I Need A Shrink?

Hi, my name is Amy, and I’m a freezer hoarder. It all started about eight years ago, when we bought a house and a nice big fridge to go with…

The Stir | January 20, 2011 - 7:20 pm

“Extreme Couponing” Thinks It’s Genius To Hoard Toilet Paper

Remember the woman who eats toilet paper from our new favorite show “My Strange Addiction”? Well, guess what? I have totally found her new best friend! Above, meet Amanda,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 5, 2011 - 4:30 pm

Girl Talk: My Mother Is A Hoarder

The smell of ammonia—a holdover from when the cat was sick—is the first thing I notice, before the dust seeps into my nostrils, making my eyes itch. The door doesn’t…

Cassandra Dalton | October 26, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Are We Letting Our Closets Weigh Us Down?

I have two big plastic bins of clothing I keep under my bed. One is full of off-season clothing, and the other is, I hate to say it, full of…

Wendy Atterberry | October 7, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Girl Talk: I Lived With A Hoarder

Have you been watching “Hoarders” on A&E? If you’re unfamiliar, each episode documents the lives of two of the estimated three million Americans who are so compulsive about accumulating crap…

Judy McGuire | December 3, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Why You’re Hoarding A Closet Full Of Clothes That No Longer Fit

When my jeans start feeling tight I usually blame the dryer. And while I don’t believe the dryer is entirely to blame, at least I can comfort myself with the…

Nikki Dowling | October 1, 2009 - 7:45 pm

Meet Jill: She Hoards Rotten Food

Last night was the premiere episode of my new favorite show ever — “Hoarders” on A&E. Similar to “Intervention” and “Obsessed,” “Hoarders” followed two stories of people with…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 18, 2009 - 11:50 am

What The Life Of A Hoarder Looks Like

We all sort of gape in horror at the people on those home organization shows like HGTV’s “Mission: Organization” and TLC’s “Clean Sweep” but sometimes, the overcollection of stuff is…

Nina Carbone | July 8, 2009 - 2:00 pm
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