Patricia Krentcil

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    Tan Mom Wants To Do Porn! Here Are Some Titles For Her

    In case you missed it (or blocked it out), TMZ unearthed a letter that the infamous Tan Mom--a/k/a Patricia Krentcil--sent to a porn company, saying she's not only hot, she's hot to trot in an adult film, at least if a very big paycheck is dangled like a tube of Coppertone.

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Tan Mom's Coming Back To NYC Gay Club! Lock Up Your Microwaves!

    Oh, dear lord. Last year, Tan Mom--a/k/a Patricia Krentcil, the Jersey lady who denied bringing her kid into a tanning booth, even though they both looked like Ted Danson at a Friars Roast--was the guest of honor for the drag revue Hot Mess at xl, and it was quite memorable. The woman was fried, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Here I Am As Tan Mom!

    Yesterday, I showed you my glorious visage as Angelina Jolie with her tres Jolie leg-out pose, as photographed by Santiago Felipe for my Voice cover story looking back on 2012. Well, here comes moi as Patricia Krentcil, the whack job who looked like a California raisin, but who denied having brough ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 26, 2012

    2012: The Year in Review

    From a deranged Dirty Harry to the rise of Honey Boo Boo, it was a long, strange, sad, and silly trip

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Here's the "Tan Mom" Skin-Care Infomercial Your Brain Doesn't Want You To See

    We just watched all four minutes of a new skin-care infomercial starring New Jersey "Tan Mom" Patricia Krentcil, and we've come to one conclusion: Krentcil is either in a perpetual state of drunkenness, or she just acts like she's in a perpetual state of drunkenness.Either way, the infomercial -- wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    Tanning Mom Was Completely Fried At Xl Last Night!

    Patricia Krentcil is the New Jersey lady who became famous when she emerged looking like Al Jolson but denied that her five-year-old had been in the tanning booth too. Well, as the guest of honor at xl's "Hot Mess" drag revue last night, the infamous Tanning Mom set fire to her chances of being an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    "Tan Mom" Patricia Krentcil Gets Wasted At Drag Show. Trashiness Ensues *VIDEO*

    Has it been 15 minutes yet?Patricia Krentcil, who apparently is still quasi-infamous for a variety of reasons -- namely being orange, taking her 5-year-old daughter to a tanning salon earlier this year, and then calling critics "fat and ugly" -- was the sideshow at a drag show called "Tan Mom at Hot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    New Jersey "Tan Mom" Makes The Jump From Orange And Terrifying To "Pale And Weird"

    The New Jersey mom who allegedly took her 5-year-old daughter tanning -- and later was dubbed "Tan Mom" due to her tangerine tint -- hasn't gone tanning in weeks. Now she feels "pale and weird."Poor thing...Despite declaring that the second-degree child endangerment charge against her wouldn't stif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    "Tanorexia" Not Just a Jersey Problem -- New York's Melanoma Rate Climbs 72-Percent In 10 Years

    As "tanning mom" Patricia Krentcil's 15 minutes appear to be winding down, the fact that the New Jersey mom allegedly took her 5-year-old daughter tanning continues to impact public policy.On Monday, dubbed "Melanoma Monday" in New Jersey by the American Cancer Society, public health advocates lobbi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    "Tanning Mom" Patricia Krentcil Now Has Her Own Action Figure (Sigh)

    It's been less than a week since the term "tanning mom" entered the pop culture vocabulary, but the bronzed New Jersey catcher's mit mom accused of taking her 5-year-old daughter tanning has now achieved the ultimate cultural accolade: her own action figure.That's right, in addition to getting mocke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    "Tanning Mom" Is Hilarious, And All, But Skin Cancer In New Jersey Has Increased 43-Percent In 10 Years

    Happy "Melanoma Monday" -- as we all continue to laugh and laugh (and then cry) at "Tanning Mom," the latest leathery boob to humiliate New Jersey, skin cancer has increased 43-percent in the Garden State, and the American Cancer Society credits the increase to the rise in indoor tanning.If you're u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    New Jersey Tanning Mom Patricia Krentcil On Critics: "They're Jealous, They're Fat And They're Ugly"

    Patricia Krentcil, the New Jersey woman who allegedly stuffed her 5-year-old daughter into a tanning bed -- causing the girl's skin to burn -- has an explanation as to why everyone is so worked up about the incident: her critics are just "jealous, they're fat and they're ugly."We knew she had a (ahe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Tanning Is The New Blackface!

    New Jersey kook Patricia Krentcil has become the poster lady for too much time in the tanning booth. What's more, she allegedly brought her five-year-daughter in there too, resulting in charges of "second degree child endangerment," not to mention lord know what degree burns. (Krentcil pleaded not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    New Jersey Mom Arrested After Taking 5-Year-Old Tanning

    Just in case you were running out of reasons to make fun of New Jersey, we bring you the case of 44-year-old Patricia Krentcil, who was arrested last week after authorities say she brought her 5-year-old daughter tanning, resulting in the girl getting sunburned.Krentcil, however, claims it's all a b ... More >>