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Riddhi Published On Sun Apr 12 2020   Modified On Sun Apr 12 2020
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Facts of Gypsy Rose Blanchard

Full NameGypsy Rose Blanchard
First NameGypsy
Middle NameRose
Last NameBlanchard
Birth NameGypsy Rose Blanchard
Birth CityLouisiana
Birth CountryUSA
Father NameRob Blanchard
Mother NameDee Dee Blachard
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDating
Relation WithNick Godejohn
Date of BirthJuly 27,1991
Age28 years


    Body and Relation Status of Gypsy Rose Blanchard

    What is Gypsy Rose Blanchard marital status ?Dating
    Who is Gypsy Rose Blanchard in Relation with?Nick Godejohn

    Gypsy Rose Blanchard is an infamous personality who received huge popularity after multiple documentaries and reenactment show even after she killed her mother. In March 2019, Hulu released their true crime anthology series, The Act, based on her story. Her story was also made into a movie by the HBO in their Mommy Dead and Dearest

    Gypsy Rose Blanchard: Reason For Popularity

    Well, the actual matter was caused because Gypsy suffered the abuse from her mother for several years. Although she was perfectly healthy, her mother used to claim her suffering from several diseases such as brain damage, cancer, muscular dystrophy, vision impairment, and so on.

    She was kept in a wheelchair for the majority of her life. Her mother did it to gain access to public assistance funds.

    Gypsy Rose Blanchard with her mother
    Gypsy Rose Blanchard with her mother

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    In 2002, they lost their home to Hurricane Katrina, and following this, they received huge media attention. Again in 2007, there came to public attention after Gypsy was able to win the ‘Oley Foundation’s’ ‘2007 Child of the Year’ award.

    Following this, they received several donations, such as free flights for doctor’s visits, Ronald McDonald Houses in Louisiana, free Disney World trips, and so on.

    When she started getting older and mature, she came to know that everything that her mother was doing was very wrong. Even she used to escape from that, her mother used to beat her and chain her up on the bed.

    Later on, Gypsy found someone; she could escape online from her miseries. She had met her future boyfriend, 23-year-old Nick Godejohn

    After she told everything about her mother, the pair started making plans to her murder her, and, in 2015, they did it and fled to Nick's house.

    After a long time of the incident, the police tracked them and arrested both of them. During the investigation, Gypsy informed her real age and the years of abuse she suffered from her mother. She also stated that she was pleased after this incident.

    In July 2015, she was sentenced to jail on convictions of second-degree murder after she admitted to her murdering her mother. 

    Two years later, HBO made a documentary about her life, Mommy Dead and Dearest. This brought fame to Gypsy and even a chance to talk on Dr. Phil. Two years after that, her life was again put on a miniseries by Hulu, The Act

    Why Her Mother Did All This?

    Well, Gypsy's mother wronged her by an invalid right of infancy. Later on, it came to known that her mother had a mental disorder named Munchausen syndrome by proxy, which made her think that her daughter is in severe illness. 

    Personal Life

    Gypsy Rose Blanchard was born to Rob Blanchard, and Dee Dee Blachard on July 27, 1991, in  Louisiana, USA. Her parents separated before her birth. 

    After the divorce, her father wanted to be in touch with her, but the mother always kept her away. Despite this, her father paid $1200 in child support to her.

    Gypsy Rose Blanchard with her father Rob Blanchard
    Gypsy Rose Blanchard with her father Rob Blanchard

    Image Source: Pajiba

    As of now, she is servicing her ten years in jail at Chillicothe Correctional Center, Missouri. On the other hand, she is also going through psychiatric treatment and attends various classes. 

    Her father is in touch with her and also has promised to support her after she leaves prison.