Louisiana woman Gypsy Rose Blanchard was released from Chillicothe Correctional Center on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2023. Since then she's quickly become pop culture phenomenon.

Ever since Gypsy Rose's arrest in 2015 for her involvement in her mother's murder, there have been numerous documentaries, docuseries, interviews, and made for TV mini-series about the Golden Meadows, Louisiana native, her boyfriend and accomplice Nick Godejohn, and her mother Dee Dee Blanchard.

Rose Blanchard Interview
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The Murder Of Dee Dee Blanchard

Before we get to the list of what to watch, let's get into the tragic backstory that led to the making of these numerous productions.

Born in 1991, Gypsy Rose had a tumultuous and abusive upbringing.

Her mother, Dee Dee Blanchard, claimed that Gypsy Rose suffered from a variety of severe medical conditions, including leukemia, muscular dystrophy, and other ailments.

Dee Dee presented Gypsy Rose as a severely disabled child, confined to a wheelchair and requiring constant medical attention.

The community sympathized with the Blanchards, and Gypsy Rose received support from various charitable organizations, including financial aid and gifts and even a free house built and donated by Habitat for Humanity.

Who is Gypsy Rose Blanchard's Husband
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In 2015, the truth about Gypsy Rose's health and her relationship with her mother came to light.

Gypsy Rose was not actually ill; rather, Dee Dee had been fabricating her daughter's medical conditions for years, subjecting her to unnecessary medical treatments and surgeries.

Feeling she had no way out of the abusive situation she was in, Gypsy Rose and her boyfriend Nicholas Godejohn, murdered Dee Dee in their home in Greene County, Missouri on June 9, 2015.

Dee Dee Blanchard's body wasn't found until 5 days later.

For her role in her mother's murder, Gypsy Rose was sentenced to 10 years in prison, while her boyfriend who physically carried out the gruesome murder was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Below is Gypsy Rose and Dee Dee Blanchard's Missouri home while they were living there, approximately 3 years before the murder.

Gypsy Rose Blanchard's House
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Gypsy Rose Blanchard Documentaries

If you're looking to get caught up or just learn more about this bizarre and tragic true-crime case that has gripped the Nation, there's quite a few things streaming, and there will be numerous more coming out every week it seems.

The folks over at wegotthiscovered.com have put together the best list of what's available, so for more information on these definitely read more

Here's what to watch...

Mommy Dead and Dearest

From 2017, we believe this is the very first documentary about Gypsy and Dee Dee Blanchard.

Gypsy’s Revenge

This 2018 documentary features interviews with family members, as well as Dee and Gypsy's neighbors at the time of the murder.

From YouTube via Karan J -

"The 2015 murder of Dee Dee Blanchard garnered national media attention when her daughter, Gypsy, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in her mother’s death.

The court took into consideration the lifetime of abuse Gypsy had suffered at her mother’s hands.

Since birth, Dee Dee managed to manipulate the medical system by having her daughter falsely diagnosed with leukemia, vision and hearing impairment and chromosome disorder."

20/20: The Story of Gypsy Rose Blanchard

From wegotthiscovered.com -

"The in-depth exclusive dove into some of the fraud aspects of the case dropping bombs in never-before-seen interviews that only 20/20 could wrangle up.

The new details the interviews revealed you will just have to see to believe. Check out the 20/20 episode The Story of Gypsy Rose Blanchard on Hulu."

The Act

In 2019, Hulu released "The Act" the first and only true crime drama limited series based on the story of Gypsy Rose and Dee Dee Blanchard.

"The Act" stars Patricia Arquette as Clauddine "Dee Dee" Blanchard, Gypsy's mother, Joey King as Gypsy Rose Blanchard, Chloë Sevigny as neighbor Melanie Hutches, and gust stars Juliette Lewis as Kathy Godejohn, Gypsy's boyfriend Nick's mother.

From wikipedia.com -

"The series follows the story of Gypsy Blanchard (Joey King), who uses a wheelchair due to an illness. Growing up, her relationship with her overprotective mother (Patricia Arquette) begins to sour as she increasingly insists on her independence."


Snapped: Gypsy Rose and Nick- A Love To Die For

Oxygen released "Snapped: Gypsy Rose and Nick - A Love To Die For" in 2019, and this is a bit different than other productions.

In this series, we hear more about, and from, Gypsy Rose's boyfriend Nick Godejohn who stabbed Dee Dee Blanchard 17 times.

From Oxygen -

"Nicholas Godejohn speaks exclusively to Oxygen’s “Killer Couples” about the aftermath of the murder of his girlfriend’s mother Dee Dee Blanchard.

Godejohn talks about the development of his relationship with Gypsy Rose Blanchard and what led him to murder Gypsy’s mother."

The Prison Confessions of Gypsy Rose Blanchard

This is the newest series about Gypsy Rose Blanchard, Nick Godejohn, and the murder of Dee Dee Blanchard.

"The Prison Confessions of Gypsy Rose Blanchard" will premier on January 5 on Lifetime as a six part series.

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