"Am I at risk for dangerous people?” — Gypsy Rose Blanchard opens up about receiving death threats on Instagram after prison release

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Gypsy Rose Blanchard opened up about receiving death threats, (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

In episode three of Gypsy Rose: Life After Lock Up, Gypsy Rose Blanchard shared her experience after getting released from jail. According to Gypsy, back then, in December 2023, she was receiving death threats on Instagram. She further revealed that, along with the huge media attention that she received post-prison release, she had to go through a lot of negativity too.

Trigger warning: The article contains references to death threats. Readers' discretion is advised.

In the recent episode, which aired on June 17, Gypsy said:

"What happens if I get a hater that is a little too comfortable with how they feel and they come up to me and punch me or get physical with me? When the backlash comes, am I at risk for dangerous people?"

The first episode of the series, titled So This Is Freedom?, was released on June 1. Since then, a couple of episodes have been released, and two more are yet to come out on June 24 and July 1.

Gypsy-Rose Blanchard, Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images
Gypsy-Rose Blanchard, Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images

Gypsy Rose Blanchard read a few death threats in the latest episode

The third episode of Gypsy Rose: Life After Lock Up garnered special attention from viewers after Gypsy Rose Blanchard mentioned receiving death threats after getting out of jail. She read out one of those that she got back in 2023.

The 32-year-old Gypsy read from her cellphone:

"You stupid waste of space. Wait until you are canceled by real people. That’ll ruin your life. You are going to wish you are back behind bars. I can’t wait to be a part of tearing you down bit by bit. You deserve nothing but to be six feet under or locked away forever."

She added that such messages have always worried her in real life. She shared how it is troublesome for her to think about what would happen if someday someone actually attacked her.

In May, she spoke to People, where she revealed how social media has had a negative impact on her life over time. In the conversation, she also described herself as an introvert.

Gypsy Rose Blanchard shared that initially she was hit by loads of positivity; however, later the situation turned quite negative for her. This eventually had an impact on her mental health as well.

She also spoke about her decision to quit social media and then return. In May, Gypsy returned with a post on TikTok where she flaunted her new look, along with promoting her Lifetime series that is currently airing.

Gypsy has opened up about her personal life in the previous episodes

In the second episode of the series, Gypsy Rose Blanchard opened up about her time in prison and her s*xuality. She also spoke about her insecurities regarding intimacy.

"A big part of womanhood is learning to be comfortable with their s*xuality and for years I wasn't," she said.

Gypsy added that she got a lot of scars and surgery marks all over her body, which made her unsure about being attractive. She further added that in her teenage years, she felt like she was attracted to women, which later made her question her s*xuality.

Ryan & Gypsy, (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
Ryan & Gypsy, (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Gypsy Rose Blanchard got married to Ryan Scott Anderson soon after getting out of prison. However, the former couple separated shortly after that, in March 2024.

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