As you grow up, you begin to realize some things your parents told you weren't as true as you thought. But what if you grow up and realize your entire life was a lie, fabricated by the person closest to you? What would you do?
Gypsy Rose Blancharde and her boyfriend Nicholas Godejohn were arrested a few days after killing Gypsy's 48-year-old mother, Dee Dee Blancharde, in 2015.
Here's what Gypsy posted on her and her mother's joint Facebook account after her mother's death.
Upon learning about this case, HBO created a documentary called Mommy Dead and Dearest that aired on March 2017, which recounts the peculiar life story of Gypsy and her mother.
Some condemned Gypsy's decision to allow her boyfriend to murder her mother, while she heard from the bedroom, and others sympathized with her. But why?
Dee Dee was a simply a single mom from Missouri taking care of her ill daughter who suffered from leukemia, asthma, muscular dystrophy, brain damage, and other chronic conditions.
Well, that's what Dee Dee had family members, neighbors, doctors-and worst of all-her daughter into believing.