Now that Gypsy Rose Blanchard is free, she is opening up about her life and her late mom, Dee Dee Blanchard, like by no means earlier than. The 32-year-old — who was launched from jail on December 28, 2023 — described which of the pointless surgical procedures she was pressured to endure left her with essentially the most unwanted effects in her maturity.
Throughout her interview with PEOPLE that was revealed on December 31, Gypsy revealed that essentially the most tough process was “to take away two salivary glands behind my neck.” She identified that her physique “didn’t reply very effectively to the anesthesia,” which, in flip, made her restoration “actually, actually laborious.”
“To at the present time, it has left me with the unwanted effects of getting to clear my throat on a regular basis,” she famous. “So, I’m at all times, in case you hear me, that may be a fixed factor that I’ve had ever since. And it annoys folks to no finish. It’s as a result of my saliva may be very thick and so I’m at all times having to clear my throat. So, it’s been a detrimental aspect impact for me. And the explanation why I had that surgical procedure is as a result of my mom had put [Orajel] on my gums to make me drool on the appointment and complain to the physician that [I drool] an excessive amount of.”
All through her childhood, Gypsy was raised to consider that she was affected by numerous medical situations. Dee Dee would topic her daughter to varied surgical procedures that she didn’t want. In 2015, Gypsy’s then-boyfriend, Nicholas “Nick” Godejohn fatally stabbed Dee Dee in her sleep whereas Gypsy Rose hid within the toilet. The pair then tried to run away till they have been ultimately convicted. Nick was sentenced to life in jail, whereas Gypsy Rose was sentenced to 10 years behind bars for her function within the homicide of her mom.
Gypsy Rose, nonetheless, managed to get an early launch from jail final week, having served eight years. Though her story has already gripped the general public through the years — and has been the idea for various movie tasks resembling The Act — Gypsy Rose is detailing her full life story in Lifetime’s upcoming particular The Jail Confessions of Gypsy Rose Blanchard, which airs on January 5 at 8 p.m. ET.
“As a survivor of relentless baby abuse, this docuseries chronicles my quest for liberation and journey by means of self-discovery,” Gypsy Rose is heard saying within the trailer. “I’m unapologetically myself and unafraid to show the hidden elements of my life which have by no means been revealed till now.”