Když mít dost nestačí

NEW YORK – Americký dolar jde ke dnu, ekonomika se hroutí a zeměmi po celém světě otřásá krize identity. Čím jsou tedy Američané v tomto kritickém okamžiku posedlí? „Oktamámou“: ságou Nadyi Sulemanové, mladé svobodné matky z Los Angeles, která podstoupila umělé oplodnění, třebaže už dříve porodila sedm dětí, a teď si domů odnáší osmerčata.

Tato historka by jindy byla pouhou kuriozitou. Jenže od chvíle, kdy Sulemanová prorazila do zpravodajského přívalu, začaly desítky mediálních agentur s jistým chorobným zhnusením přinášet novinky o každém jejím kroku. A jako by nebylo dost příšerné být titulována „oktamáma“, přihlásily se o slovo popové hvězdy jako Cher, aby ji pranýřovaly, vznikly blogy, které pátrají po podrobnostech jejích plastických operací, a zábavní weby vyslaly reportéry, kteří ji pronásledují a píší zostuzující odhalení o tom, že prodlela u regálu s drahou kosmetikou.

Je pravda, že odsouzeníhodného je mnoho: Sulemanové rodina žije z poukázek na potraviny, děti, které už má doma, nemají dost dětského nábytku a její vlastní rodiče dávají médiím rozhovory, v nichž její rozhodnutí kritizují. Její tiskový zástupce rezignoval a označil ji za „blázna“.

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