And in the decade since her release, she’s has only spoken out once before, reflecting on the legal trouble she ran into as a 19-year-old.
“As a teen, I was chasing love in all the wrong places and by the time I realized, it was too late and I was in prison,” Lee, now in her early 30s, told Us Weekly in 2018. “I truly feel prison was a blessing in disguise—the best thing that ever happened to me. It made me realize you can only trust yourself at the end of the day.”
The Ringleader: The Case of the Bling Ring debuts on HBO and will be available to stream on Max Oct. 1.