As Dee Dee becomes even more desperate to maintain control of her daughter, she takes even more drastic measures to hold onto Gypsy Rose. At the same time, Gypsy is finding new ways to rebel and escape from her mother.
In 2015, the facade that Dee Dee Blanchard had maintained for years came crashing down. Her abuse came to an abrupt end after her daughter Gypsy Rose orchestrated her murder. 2019’s The Act dramatizes the events that led up to Dee Dee Blanchard’s murder.