A Las Vegas man is so addicted to money that he enters paid clinical trials to make cash, including having a testicle removed for $35,000. He's been volunteering in medical studies for the past six years and gets free medical checkups, saving himself over $750 a year. His next experiment includes getting one of his testicles removed with an artificial one and was paid about $35,000 for the surgery. His story is being told in full on TLC's Extreme Cheapskates.
Another story of addiction in the news, On tonight's episode of TLC's "My Strange Addiction", a 45-year-old woman admits she wants to have her breasts enhanced to a QQQ size. The woman currently has MMM sized breasts. The former showgirl had her first boob job 20 years ago and has spent a total of $250,000 to enhance her chest. She has admitted to losing stuff in her cleavage. She had to buy a bigger phone because she lost the other one in her bra.