Ever since now-deceased accused Facebook Live killer Steve Stephens made 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr. say the name of his ex-girlfriend in the viral video, people have been curious about Joy Lane.
Lane recently met with Godwin’s family and spoke out about the alleged killing spree that lead to Stephens being put on the FBI’s most wanted list before he was found dead in his car.
Despite the tragedy, Godwin’s family met up with Lane and reassured her that Stephens’ actions were not her fault. In an interview with Fox 59 News, Lane talked about how the disturbing video has completely changed her life.
“The hashtags Joy Lane, Joy Lane massacre, I don’t even know who Joy Lane is anymore, or how to pick up all the pieces of my world at this moment,” she told the television news outlet. “I’ve got a lot of negative comments. Some even said he should have killed me.”
She told Tonya and Debbie Godwin during the meeting, “I feel bad; the last thing he would have said is my name and he didn’t know me or why he was saying.”
The sisters consoled Joy as they prayed for each other. Lane says that her last conversation with Stephens was last Saturday and he told her he had quit his job and was moving out of state. She said they remained friends after their break-up, and she wanted to get him help for his gambling problem.