Sup Doc: A Documentary Podcast
115 - MOMMY DEAD AND DEAREST w Ally Johnson
May 13, 2019 · 1 hr 12 min
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Our Mayhem True Crime series continues with the HBO documentary Mommy Dead and Dearest directed by Erin Lee Carr.

In July 2016, Gypsy Rose Blanchard was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the brutal stabbing death of her mother, Dee Dee. Gypsy, then 24, was arguably the biggest victim of all, held hostage by her mother since she was a young child – a casualty of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy. Gypsy’s plan to kill Dee Dee was a last-ditch attempt to flee this abuse and her partner-in-crime is doing life.

Not only is there this documentary but America is abuzz about the hit Hulu series based on this case, The Act starring Patricia Arquette as Dee Dee and Joey King as Gypsy.

Ally Johnson is a radio host, voice actor and comedy writer based in Los Angeles. She spent four years co-hosting top-rated morning show Kevin Klein Live in San Francisco, giving the station their highest ratings in over a decade. She has guest hosted for Loveline…
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