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Gypsy Rose Blanchard Inspires Fans With Transformation Post: 'There Is Always Hope'

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By Afouda Bamidele on May 8, 2024 at 12:00 PM EDT

Gypsy Rose Blanchard is embracing the scars that made her beautiful!

The Munchausen by proxy victim recently reflected on her dark past and how she has grown into the stunning woman she is today. She used herself as an example to inspire fans worldwide to never give up, and she had the perfect soundtrack to push her self-love agenda.

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Gypsy Rose Blanchard Shares Then-and-now Post

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The media personality spread the good word on her TikTok page, sharing a then-and-now post that showed how far she had come. The side-by-side photographs showed Blanchard at 18 in 2009 and her most recent self at 32.

The first image captured the former convict in a wheelchair, wearing polka-dot pajama pants, a blue top, and a pink hoodie. She matched the cozy ensemble with a pink beanie and held two stuffed toys while beaming brightly at the camera.

While this snap seemed innocent, the back story wasn't, as 18-year-old Blanchard was still suffering from her mother's Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy.

The difference between her smile in the then-and-now post was evident, as she looked better than ever in the second image.

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Blanchard flaunted her new self in a sleeveless black top as she lay on a bed, looking radiant in a glammed-up face. She rocked her honey-blonde hair in elegant waves and posed with the arm housing her matching tattoo with her rekindled beau, Ken Urker.

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The Former Convict Assures Fans That Hope Is Never Lost

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Blanchard chose the perfect soundtrack to accompany her then-and-now post, using Alessia Cara's hit self-love anthem "Scars to Your Beautiful." She also noted that her trip down memory was to raise awareness about Munchausen by proxy.

As for the post's caption, the media personality wrote: "Stay positive, there is always hope [heart emoji]." Her words received positive responses from fans, who applauded her inspiring journey.

One TikTok user chimed, "I can not tell you how happy I am for you Gypsy Rose." Another supporter echoed: "I am glad she made it out. That must have been so tough."

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"You deserve all the love and light. You are a SURVIVOR," a third declared, while a fourth reflected on Blanchard's traumatic past. The individual wrote: "I couldn't even imagine my whole childhood taken from me. May you find healing!"

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More Fans Sing Blanchard's Praises

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The then-and-now post amazed Blanchard's fans, who didn't miss the stark differences between her past and present selves. One TikTok user celebrated her beauty, writing: "Freedom looks good on you Gypsy. Wishing you all the very best in life."

Another fan hoped Blanchard would use her platform to help others in similar situations, commenting:

"You've been through things most could never understand. You have a lot to offer others through your experiences. I hope you're able to heal and contribute in some way to others who need to heal too."

"You are so stunning! Such a role model for others," a fellow supporter echoed, while a fourth raved: "She is GLOWING omg." These positive responses matched the energy fans showed when Blanchard debuted her reconstructed nose.

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Earlier this month, The Blast reported that fans couldn't contain their joy following Blanchard's latest transformation. She proudly displayed her newly reconstructed nose weeks after undergoing the surgery in April.

Blanchard's surgically enhanced nose sparked comparisons to actress Jennifer Coolidge's younger self, with one fan declaring: "Like a young Jennifer Coolidge. Beautiful!"

The comment received over 7k likes and numerous replies from those who agreed with the individual's perspective. "I was like, she looks like an actress! You said it," another TikTok user echoed, while a third chimed: "She does look like her omg."

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Gypsy Rose Blanchard Raved About Her Rekindled Romance

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The Blast previously reported that Blanchard had rekindled her relationship with her ex-fiancé, Ken Urker.

Days earlier, she updated fans about their blossoming romance while strutting down the red carpet at Lifetime's For Your Consideration event in Los Angeles.

When asked about her solo appearance, Blanchard said: "Unfortunately, tonight's not date night. He lives in Dallas, and I live in Louisiana." She noted that distance would no longer influence the duo's romance thanks to Urker's sacrifice for their love.

"He's actually going to be moving to Louisiana to be closer to me," Blanchard excitedly chimed, adding:

"I think with our history, we've always had a very close connection. Having that foundation has been essential to our reconnection, and we're just hopeful for what our future has in store."

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