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‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ Star Sentenced to Prison After Pleading Guilty To Killing His Mom

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Child star, Ryan Grantham, known best for playing Rodney in Diary of a Wimpy Kid, has been sentenced after the murder of his mother.

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With many believing the sentence is far too light.

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“Wtf? Why so low? He killed his MOTHER!!!!” wrote one.

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“Premeditated should be first degree and parole a dream that will never happen,” another added.

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“His life should have been the sentence. prison should be fun for him,” offered a third.

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It has been reported that the killing of Grantham’s mom was merely the first step in his grand scheme.

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What he told police after the brutal murder, has chilled social media users down to the bone.

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One Facebook user wrote: “Oh dear god, what a cold-blooded way to kill his mother. Surely there must have been some kind of indications of something very wrong.”

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Another outraged user wrote: “Well this young man ruined his life and others affected by what he has done. I say let him rot in prison and become someone’s breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Show No Mercy.”

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A third commented: “What. What is happening to Young men worldwide? There seems to be an epidemic where troubled and Confused young men turn to guns as their solution. We have to combat this.”

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“Mental illness is in fact a serious issue. Anyone struggling should have the right to seek help without judgment. However, he planned to kill his own mother. I refuse to excuse his actions b/c of depression. He is a murderer & deserves punishment. What a fall from grace. Shot in the back of the head? R.I.P. to his mother,” a fourth wrote.

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Reports suggest that he wanted to kill his mother so she didn’t have to witness him trying to assassinate Trudeau.

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“I was in a rush and he was the only person I could think of, the most important person in Canada. Like, I could do something to make an impact,” Grantham heartlessly told police at the time.

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After he killed his mother in April 2020, Grantham planned to kill Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau…

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The 24-year-old was suffering from clinical depression when he shot his mother in the head while she was playing the piano, The Independent reports.

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Disturbing details were shared in court, that Grantham rehearsed killing his mom before shooting her…

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And even filmed the gruesome scene after he had pulled the trigger, clearly showing no remorse for his actions.

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Despite killing his mother first, his main target was always Trudeau, as police found a journal with written evidence of his violent intentions.

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The day after he murdered his mother, Grantham filled his car with ammunition, camping supplies, and a map with directions to Trudeau’s Rideau Cottage residence.

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However, the realization of what he’d done just a day before clearly started to set in during the drive.

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He drove around 200 kilometers east to the town of Hope before deciding to give himself up to law enforcement.

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He turned around and drove straight to Vancouver police station…

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Where he told an officer: “I killed my mother.”

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The Riverdale actor’s sentence hearing is ongoing after he admitted to the murder of his mother in their townhouse in Squamish.

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According to psychiatric reports, commissioned after the murder, the child star had: “a cannabis use disorder after years of heavy use.”

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Despite this, he was able to maintain an “outward appearance that he was functioning normally.”

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In court this week, evidence was heard from both sides.

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 “How can I trust anybody when my only sibling chose to execute my mom when her back was turned?” sister Lisa said in her victim statement.

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But, following deliberation, the sentence came in surprisingly low.

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He’s been sentenced to life in prison, but has the possibility of parole after just 14 years.

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His lawyer Chris Johnson said: “It was, I think, the lowest possible [sentence] we could expect given the circumstances.”

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It’s believed that his mental health issues may have played a part in the sentencing.

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What do you think?

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