Samantha says her parents don't approve, but they've gotten accustomed to the way she operates and haven't tried to intervene. Several Facebook friends posted comments on the relationship announcement expressing various levels of disapproval, but she is moving ahead. She's planning to continue corresponding with Ramirez, and hopes Manson will contact her soon. When she's asked whether having several killer pen pals might be interpreted as cheating, she laughs.
Her roommates are less amused by the idea that she may become the mistress of multiple murderers. It's clear that they're both perplexed by and concerned about her. When asked what it's like to live with Samantha, they look at each other with raised eyebrows.
Samantha checks her mailbox promptly at 3 p.m. each day.
"Yeah, interesting," Pamela says. "But sometimes I just want to strangle the shit out of her." She pauses, and then quickly adds, "I'm just kidding. It's not that bad. But sometimes I'm just like, 'Fuck!' and that's all I can say."