The Many Shades of ‘Tan Mom’

Whether she's defending her family, yelling at the media or having fun in NYC, one thing's for sure, New Jersey's Patricia Krentcil is making the most of her new found fame.

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Whether she's defending her family, yelling at the media or having fun in NYC, one thing's for sure, New Jersey's Patricia Krentcil is making the most of her new found fame.
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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 29: Cast members of Hot Mess and Patricia "Tan Mom" Krentcil (in red) visit XL Cabaret on August 29, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 29: Cast members of Hot Mess and Patricia "Tan Mom" Krentcil (in red) visit XL Cabaret on August 29, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 29: (L-R) Patricia "Tan Mom" Krentcil and Roy Haylock (Bianca Del Rio) talk on stage at the XL Cabaret on August 29, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 29: Cast members of Hot Mess and Patricia "Tan Mom" Krentcil (in red) visit XL Cabaret on August 29, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
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"Tan Mom" Patricia Krentcil says she's given up tanning...for now.
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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
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May 3, 2012: Tanning mom, Patricia Krentcil says she never put her daughter in a tanning booth and that someone fat, jealous and ugly is on a witch hunt.
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Patricia Krentcil, 44, waits to be arraigned at the Essex County Superior Court, Wednesday, May 2, 2012 in Newark, N.J., where she appeared on charges of endangering her 5-year-old child by taking her into a tanning salon. Krentcil tells The Associated Press her daughter got her sunburn from being outside on a recent warm day. New Jersey state law prohibits anyone under 14 from using tanning salons.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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