On April 24, 2012, Nutley, New Jersey resident Patricia Krentcil was arrested and charged with second-degree child endangerment after someone alleged she let her 5-year-old daughter bake in a tanning bed. Though a devoted sun worshipper herself, Krentcil swore she never let that happen and a case wasn’t pursued by the courts. However, an internet legend erupted: TAN MOM! While you’re sizzling in the sun, listen to our chat with this notorious parenting icon, who tells Us about what really happened when she was arrested and went to jail, how much she’s tanning and dating today, plus, her best (and craziest) tips for summer tanning!
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