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Last night my girl SSTG did another blog on our old friend Maude the Fraud Gorman, after the failed beauty queen attempted to garner sympathy by posting pictures she took from the Sagamore Bridge in August, claiming she was going to kill herself because we exposed her.
I didn’t even know the blog was published because it happened late at night, but I woke up to this email today.
I can’t tell you how perfect it is that my default options (the most common ones I apparently use in emails and messenger) are HAHAHAHHAHA, I, and lol. It’s actually a complete sentence when you put those three together, and is exactly what I did when I received this email. I started laughing.
We’ve answered this question before, and I specifically addressed it in “I Am Turtleboy,” now available for sale on Amazon, in the chapter entitled, “Stuff Turtleboy Gets Blamed For.”
But I’ll say it again – we will not voluntarily surrender our constitutional rights to freedom of speech, and freedom of the press, simply because someone might kill themselves after one of our blogs are published. Blogs do not make people kill themselves. Suicide is a choice an individual makes.
Now, if we published something defamatory that was untrue and could not be backed up with facts, and someone was so embarrassed by that that they killed themselves, you might have a point. This is why we are meticulous before we publish – because I’m never going to allow myself to be in that position.
So to answer his question, “what will it take for you to end the bullshit? If people commit suicide because of you guys?”
The answer is, if Maude killed herself because we exposed her for being a liar, that would be on Maude. She made the choice to lie repeatedly. She made the choice to put herself out there. And she would’ve made the choice to kill herself. So no, her killing herself wouldn’t affect us in the least bit. It would be sad because she’s a great source of material, and is arguably the most blogged about recurring character in our history. But we’d wake up the next day and publish more blogs like nothing happened. Ultimately her family would be to blame for not getting her the help she needs, and the people enabling her would as well since they all feed into her madness.
The whole “I’m gonna commit suicide if you blog about me” threat means nothing to us. It’s just a way for you to try to get us to self censor and stop exposing you or your friends. Words don’t kill people. They don’t cause people to kill people. And we certainly will not change what we do every day because someone might kill themselves after reading our blogs.
But of course people like Maude who threaten to do this aren’t really suicidal. They’re just attention junkies, which is why she didn’t jump off the bridge, and she never had any intentions of doing so. If you were going to kill yourself then why would you take pictures of the bridge? What was she planning on doing with her phone? Facebook Live the freefall?
Here’s the thing with Maude the Fraud – we’re the only ones paying attention to her anymore. A few months back she had CNN and TMZ kissing her ass, writing puff pieces, and blah, blah, blah. Now it’s just us, and it’s always negative because Maude is a pathological liar. But I think she secretly likes it, because she reads every blog and immediately takes to social media to victimize herself some more. Here’s what she posted on Facebook after SSTG’s blog last night.
Hey Maude, this can end really easily. Just stop lying on social media. That’s literally all you have to do. Stop cheating in trail races you didn’t finish. Stop pretending to be the vicim of a gang rape. Stop pretending that you’re going to kill yourself for pity points. Just go to work, live your life, and stop trying to be someone you’re not on social media.
Either way, where are the mental health experts? This is twice now this woman has threatened to commit suicide on social media. I don’t care if she’s lying – she should be involuntarily committed for a mental health evaluation. Then they can determine if she’s really suicidal or full of shit.
But of course she does it because she lives to victimize herself to strangers, and it works every time.
Even her fans are telling her to delete her social media. But she won’t, because she can’t. Maude LIVES for social media. Without thousands of brainwashed followers kissing her ass she’d lose her mind. It’s the only thing keeping her grounded. What they don’t understand is that they’re part of the problem. Stop giving this girl exactly what she wants and she’ll stop doing it.
Instead we get this.
“I’m so sorry these people are even allowed to respond and comment.”
Yea Tyler, that pesky First Amendment thing that allows us to say things freely sure gets in the way a lot.
“Plus, mostly men, go figure. Always seems to be men who don’t want to hear that they’re the problem.”
Well, the blog was written by a woman, and as you can see from today’s demographics, our audience is almost exactly split between men and women.
On Maude days the number of female users usually goes up. That’s because women in particular find Maude fascinating, because women like to read blogs about terrible women. They love to read about crazy women who are worse people than they are, because it’s comforting to know that they’re really not so bad after all. Men or women are not the problem. Maude is the problem, as are people like Tyler Alexis.
And she is exactly as you imagined she would be. A fan of Maude’s from California, who is completely devoid of the ability to think critically or formulate an opinion that isn’t entirely based off of emotions.