Gypsy Rose Blanchard He had a turbulent relationship with an ex-boyfriend Nicholas “Nick” Godejohn. The former spouses were convicted of murdering Gypsy’s late mother, Claudine “Dee Dee” Blanchard. Now, Gypsy is about to be released from prison, but what about her ex-boyfriend? To learn more about Nick’s whereabouts, his prison sentence, and their romance, read on.
Where is Nick Godejohn now?
Godejohn is reportedly serving his prison sentence at the Potosi Correctional Center. He was convicted of first-degree murder in 2016 and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Who killed Dee Dee Blanchard?
Blanchard supplied Godejohn with duct tape and a knife, and it was he who physically carried out the attack while his then-girlfriend hid in the bathroom where he stabbed her mother 17 times.
The pair then stole $4,000 from Dee Dee and stayed together in a hotel.
After his 2018 trial, Godejohn told ABC 20/20 that he “felt terrible” about killing Dee Dee.
“When I and [Gypsy Rose] I was in the hotel room… She kept telling me: Stop crying, stop crying. There is no reason, reason to cry. “It was my idea, not yours,” Godejohn said. “I…I did what I did because I loved her. I really wanted to live with her, I really did.”
When did Nick Godejohn and Gypsy Rose break up?
Blanchard and Godejohn met on a Christian dating site in 2012, and met each other in person for the first time in 2015. After telling her ex-boyfriend about her mother, Blanchard and Godejohn met for the second time that year — the night he was killed. Blanchard’s mother.
After his conviction, Godejohn spoke to Oxygen about his soft feeling for Gypsy Rose. Although she had moved on by then, Godejohn referred to her as his soulmate.
“From the beginning, I knew we were soul friends,” Godejohn said. “I would get a job and start looking for an apartment a little further down the road, and I would probably end up marrying her and having kids with her. That’s something I’ve never had with anyone else. I’ve never had that. To this day, she’s the only one.” That I went through this with. …I felt like she wasn’t taking responsibility for her actions, but at the same time, given the way I was raised, I can’t blame her.