How Real Is 'The Act'? Let's Break Down The True Story Of Gypsy Rose Blanchard

Elite Daily - 04-05


True crime stories ripped from the headlines for TV productions are just like all adaptations in that some facts are inevitably turned into fiction. A curious neighbor might be created, the timing of a crucial event could be pushed forward, or the creative team may decide to change the main conflict entirely. Hollywood does what it can to make a captivating story, so how real is The Act? Hulu's latest true crime story details the harrowing experience of Munchausen syndrome by proxy victim Gypsy Rose Blanchard.