Toxic Mothers Destroy Their Children: Munchhausen Syndrome By Proxy – The Story of Gypsy Rose: The Little Girl Who Wasn’t Really Sick. Gypsy Rose Blancharde and her mother Dee Dee Blancharde seemed to be the perfect pair, until a difficult situation proved that Dee Dee’s mental health was completely a facade. The toxic mother turned out to have Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy – and she would pay for her mistakes with her life. By Angela Atkinson