House of Horrors survivor Jordan Turpin, 22, says her PTSD means she wakes up ... trends now
'House of Horrors' survivor Jordan Turpin has opened up about how her ordeal means she is constantly on the verge of crying – five years after her daring escape.
The 22-year-old spent her entire childhood imprisoned inside her California home with her 12 siblings before she managed to escape through a window in January 2018.
Her parents, David and Louise Turpin, kept their children shackled to their beds at their home in Perrin, starving them and beating them daily.
Jordan, who escaped when she was 17, was asked about her normal day in an interview with Elle and replied: 'I usually cry'.
She continued: 'I try to get myself to eat. And then I start to do my makeup, but I cry, so I have to do it over.
The 22-year-old spent her entire childhood imprisoned inside her California home with her 12 siblings before she managed to escape through a window in January 2018
Jordan says the pandemic was particularly tough as lockdowns hit just over a year after her escape
'And then I try to do a TikTok, but I'm like, 'Oh, people are going to say this and that about me.'
'Then I'm like, 'Maybe I should get some air. I'm gonna go outside' . . . and then I just cry again.'
Her parents were jailed for life after she raised the alarm, grabbing a police officer off the street after her escape, meaning she was able to start her life over
She started taking classes at a community college and worked at Taco Bell – but struggled to socialize with her co-workers.
Jordan was worried that her life would never improve, with her experience leaving her 'scared of everyone'.
The influencer said: 'I was super nice, and I'd