Cockroach-Filled Philly Home Featured on TLC Show

This is why hoarding is a bad thing.


The New York Daily News reports:

A Philadelphia home had a cockroach problem so serious the city threatened to condemn it, with thousands of roaches invading nearly every surface.The home’s owner, identified only as Seymour, is featured on the March 19 episode of “Hoarding: Buried Alive” on TLC.

The retired orthopedic surgeon developed a roach infestation because of his extreme hoarding issues. The problem was so severe that he carried bugs with him on his clothing wherever he went, leaving them behind at supermarkets and stores.

Which just seems more sad than entertaining, but still: This is why you shouldn’t hoard, folks. Of course, Seymour isn’t the only Philadelphian with a roach problem.