Originally posted Friday, August 2, 2019 by RODNEY HOfirstname.lastname@example.org on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog
Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson has been in the public eye for most of her life. She’s now a 13 year old with 435,000 Instagram followers.
She recently did a live Insta-story that TMZ captured in which she pretended to snort cocaine, much to her sister Pumpkin’s chagrin.
According to TMZ, she is now living with Pumpkin instead of her mom “Mama June” Shannon. Mama June has had a reality show on WE-TV where she lost 300 pounds after surgery but has regained some of it since then.
Mama June, a Hampton resident who considers herself quite savvy when it comes to finances, has more questionable taste in men. Her entire family was riding high with TLC’s “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” until Mama June reconnected with a man who had previously molested one of her daughters. TLC cancelled the show soon after.
Although WE-TV gave her a chance to re-do herself, she and her current beau Eugene "Geno" Doak, were arrested in March 2019 for felony drug possession. They had crack cocaine. WE-TV aired season three soon after but there has been no word on a fourth season.
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