gypsy rose


Gypsy Rose Blanchard on the last words her mother said to her

Gypsy Rose Blanchard was sentenced to ten years of prison in July 2016, after pleading guilty to second-degree murder. Gypsy was 24 years old when she and her then boyfriend, Nicholas Godejohn (26), stabbed her mother, Clauddine Blanchard (48), to death on the 14th of June, 2015. Gypsy Rose Blanchard will be eligible for parole in 2024, when she is 32 years old.

Gypsy’s mother had been abusing her for her whole life by pretending she was ill and had various disabilities (Munchausen syndrome by Proxy). Gypsy was forced to take lots of unneeded prescription medications, had to use a wheelchair and so on. Clauddine did this to get sympathy by exploiting Gypsy, she was also doing it for donations, free trips, etc. 

we will never be satisfied - bad-ass broadway feminists who have empowered women and changed the face of musical theatre

the schuyler sisters - hamilton // i can do better than that - the last five years // it won’t be long now - in the heights // right hand man - something rotten! // watch what happens - newsies // all to pieces - violet // ring of keys - fun home // on the steps of the palace - into the woods // naughty - matilda // everything’s coming up roses - gypsy // take me or leave me - rent // don’t rain on my parade - funny girl // colored woman - memphis // lot’s wife - caroline, or change // bring it on - bring it on: the musical // before it’s over - dogfight // astonishing - little women // shall i tell you what i think of you - the king and i // get out and stay out - 9 to 5 // satisfied - hamilton // defying gravity - wicked // so much better - legally blonde //



Gypsy Rose isn’t perfect. It’s chipped, faded, and dusty; but it’s organic and you can feel the emotion just by looking at it. The bumps and ripples of the hand painted roses are easy to see and feel. It creates an emotion of which I haven’t felt before.