I'm having trouble understanding the "scam." She lied about her health, but what did she sell? It seems to be a cookbook and a cookbook app. And there seems to have been some sort of "promise to give some of her profits" to charity.
I see a future for her: writing about living a lie and then trying to discover "reality." The quote in the post title reads like a book proposal, no? Gibson, a very pretty 24-year-old, obviously already knows how to do media to her advantage. The big, bad government is after her, so that's a big, dramatic aspect to the narrative for a woman who began her lucrative career having to make something up.
ADDED: Being a liar is a condition of the brain, as is brain cancer. She's trying to get well. She's trying to find her way to