Skip navigation! Story from TV Shows. Eventually Gypsy Rose met Nick Godejohn , who would become her partner in crime in her mother's murder. Gypsy wanted to escape to live a life with Godejohn, but Dee Dee — who experts now believe had Munchausen Syndrome by proxy — was forcing Gypsy to act sick and to use a wheelchair , part of an elaborate scheme by Dee Dee to keep her daughter close gain people's sympathy and help. According to Kansas City's Fox 4 , Gypsy admitted that it was her idea to kill her mother, but that Godejohn carried out the stabbing. But before that fateful night, and Gypsy and Godejohn's respective year and life sentences , the two simply began talking online.