Gypsy Rose Blanchard Released From Prison 3 Years Early After Mother’s Murder
Gypsy Rose Blanchard has been released early from prison. The woman, 32, who plotted to kill her mother after she abused her and forced her to fake illnesses, was released from the Chillicothe Correctional Center at 3:30 AM on Dec. 28, according to a statement from the Missouri Department of Corrections. The statement also revealed that Gypsy Rose had been granted parole and released three years before her original release date. She had been serving a 10-year long sentence on a second-degree murder charge for the June 2015 killing of her mother, Clauddine “Dee Dee” Blanchard. Gypsy Rose conspired at the time to kill her mother with her then-boyfriend, Nicholas Godejohn, who stabbed Dee Dee in their Springfield, Miss., home. Nicholas was sentenced to life in 2019 without parole possibility. Gypsy Rose’s story sparked a major media frenzy over the years and inspired many documentaries and television shows, including the 2019 Hulu series “The Act” starring Joey King and Patricia Arquette.