Just when we thought we"d seen it all… Grandmother with 24-inch nails and "teddy bear mom" are new stars of My Strange Addiction


Just when we thought we"d seen it all… Grandmother with 24-inch nails and "teddy bear mom" are new stars of My Strange Addiction

Just when we thought we”d seen it all… Grandmother with 24-inch nails and “teddy bear mom” are new stars of My Strange Addiction

11:43 PM on 15th July 2011

Jazz Sinkfield

Jazz hands: Jazz Sinkfield, who is addicted to growing her fingernails, is a star of the TLC series beginning this Sunday. She has been growing her nails for 22 years

Jazz Sinkfield

Hard task: Even eating is a minefield for Atlanta local, Sinkfield, whose talons are 24 inches long

Jazz Sinkfield nails

No-touch typing: Sinkfield can”t type in the conventional fingertips-on-keyboard way, but uses a special stylus instead. She insists her nails are a divine gift

Krista Koenig

Care bear: Krista Koenig, who is addicted to mothering teddy bears, treats them as if they are her babies

Krista Koenig

Bear in a chair: Koenig takes her teddies everywhere with her, including to restaurants, where she makes sure her “baby” is comfortable in a high chair

Krista Koenig teddy mom

Walkies: Koenig, who is addicted to teddy bears, takes her bears – and her fiance (and real puppy) for a walk

Krista Koenig teddy bears

Are we all sitting comfortably: Koenig dresses and seats her teddy bears, ready for the day ahead

Riley Kilo

Arrested development: 25-year-old Riley Kilo, who is an adult baby, sleeps in a crib and wears diapers

Riley Kilo adult baby

Bedtime: Kilo cuddles her teddy and sucks on a pacifier in her cot. She is counselled for her strange addiction during the filming of the show

Riley Kilo adult baby

Baby bottle: Kilo colours in childrens books and drinks from a baby”s bottle

Riley Kilo diapers

Wardrobe malfunction: Every baby needs diapers, but Kilo is old enough – by far – to admire her carefully ordered collection