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what happened to inner_justin?
karyn_nomore
Wondering what happened to inner_justin? Wondering why she kicked off her Queer as Folk friends on Facebook? Aren't seeing entries in her new journal the_fmly_bzns? Wonder no more.

For a while now, Karyn posted personal stories about her best friend Adam, his partner Ikey, and their daughter. Suddenly, Adam dies of AIDS related complications and Ikey, heartbroken, commits suicide. This leaves their daughter all alone and orphaned in the world.

Sound like a Lifetime Movie of the Week? You're right! It is.

With the internet, information isn't always as hidden as you want it to be. In this case, the story seemed too hard to believe. It only became really hard to believe when photographs of the daughter went from adorable to unbelievable. Unfortunately, the journal has been deleted so you just have to take my word on this. Just a few months ago, Liana was just learning how to walk. Recently, photographs of an active toddler were shown, about two to three years old. The photographs were supposed to be just taken and the child that was in her journal was in long sleeved winter wear in the middle of summer? Unlikely.

She had one photograph of a child taken in summer clothing and it was obvious that they were two entirely different children. It can only be surmised that the photographs were taken from various sources and put in her journal to concoct her story.

Exploiting the feelings of others, playing on their sympathies, and duping her friends list, people whom she supposedly trusted, and trusted her, was the only true story there.

Comments of sympathy, understanding, and empathy flooded her entries. She advocated to donate to charities in support of this dearly departed couple. The charities? Always a good cause. The reason behind the push for donations? False.

Adam and Ikey are alive. They're alive, heterosexual, and only friends but haven't seen one another in years. Ikey has a child and is married to a woman. Adam does live in Brooklyn and is a lawyer. Dead? No. Positive? No. Gay? No.

Neither have spoken to Karyn in a long time and now we can all understand why.

"Adam's" LiveJournal has been deleted, posts made from "Adam" to the sunshine_ai community have been deleted, and references to Adam in the Supernatural journal are gone.

She never posted photographs of the couple together in her journal, only separately. Any photographs with her in them with either one of them were old and referenced high school. There were no new photographs of her taken with her "friends".

There was a photograph of Adam and Ikey's gravesite. Through a trace, the graves were found to be located in Charleston, South Carolina. The cemetery hasn't had a burial since the 1960's.

It can only be assumed that someone found out about Karyn's true identity and she made an attempt to erase everything, delete these lies that she told in an effort to create a new identity in the Supernatural fandom. Friends were deleted from her Facebook because that's probably where they traced her imaginary friends. They are real people but not the people that she purported them to be.

Why is this journal here? People deserve to know. She played people. She played on their sympathies, their affections, their feelings, and emotions. It was cruel. People trust. LiveJournal is a place where we should feel free to gather and talk about our lives with people we have things in common with. We share fandoms, we share the experience of fandom, and through that, we share with each other.

We shouldn't have to question what's true and what's false but that's what happened here.

She fooled people and she did it intentionally with no apologies. She just expected it to all go away, deleted forever. She hurt people. She gave a terrible disease to an imaginary person without really experiencing it in her own life. She exploited other people's grief and experiences with that disease. She exploited suicide. She used an imaginary child to gain even more sympathy and attention for herself.

It wasn't right and she should know that.

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All of the posts where those pictures were posted were friend-locked, so sharing them publicly would be invading the privacy of all the people involved, even though Karyn is the one who exploited it first. If you want proof, you should talk to the people who were on Karyn's friends list and might have saved the pictures and posts, and compare them for yourself. There's no other proof right now, because Karyn deleted it along with her journal. Which, considering she cut off ties with all (or most of) the people who offered her their comfort sympathy and money before, is, in my opinion, a proof in itself.

Well, the fact that Adam is not dead and is easy to find and contact as a lawyer in Brooklyn should be proof enough, regardless of anything else. And if you were on her friends list, all of the things should probably be coming back to you right now, at least they did me.

Does anyone know if Adam and Ikey have been told what she's doing? If someone was using my real name, real profession and the actual city that I live in, in their online fantasy world I would want to know. It's scary.
Also, there's the "boyfriend". I wonder if he knows what she's been saying about him?
http://julianmccullough.com/

I'm hurt and angry that she did this, but clearly she needs help. Hopefully someone in her real life gets her the help that she needs before it turns into a Single White Female situation.

She has to be lying about a boyfriend. She's still married.

It seems to already be heading toward a Single White Female situation. She needs to be held accountable for this. I'm sure no one's contacted her about this. She'd never own up to it.

I assumed someone had since it was determined they haven't talked to each other in years, but who knows. No wonder she was so adamemt about people not contacting Ikey regarding Adam ...

It is all true, two people who are on my flist and have been close to Karyn for a long time and had her email address asked her straight out if it was true and she admitted it to them , that yes, it was all true, she lied and lied and lied.

She hurt a lot of people, and yes, she needs a lot of help, hope she gets it!!!

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