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Honey Boo Boo's "Mama June" and sister Pumpkin say they are both bisexual

Honey Boo Boo's mom "Mama June" Shannon and her sister known as Pumpkin tell Inside Edition that they are each bisexual.


The show provided this excerpt:

“June, are you attracted to women and men?”

“I am, yes.”

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She is not worried what anyone thinks.

“I look at it this way, haters are going to hate.”

 Her daughter Pumpkin says she is grateful for her mother’s support.

“I am thankful that I have the support that other people don’t have.”

Mama June has been honored by GLAAD in the past to salute her stance against bullying.

"Mama" June Shannon attends the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Marriott Marquis on Saturday March 16, 2013 in New York. Photo credit: Evan Agostini

The TLC show that launched the family to fame was canceled amid allegations Mama June was seeing a (male) convicted sex offender, but they did not stay out of the spotlight for long.

Earlier this year Mama June announced that HBB had a new song and music video coming out.  During an intervention on “The Doctors,” earlier this year, physician Travis Stork gave her some tips for battling daughter Alana's weight.

A few days ago Mama June reported that while Alana’s weight hasn’t changed, she is eating better. Thanks to a new juicing regimen, though, June said she has shed a few pounds.

The family matriarch, the former child beauty pageant queen and other family members now call metro Atlanta home.

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