Tuesday October 16, 2012 10:45 AM EDT
Honey Boo Boo Alana Thompson & Mama June Shannon Make Late Night Debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live
by Maggie CoughlanIt may have been past her bedtime, but Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star Alana Thompson and Mama June Shannon brought the laughs to late night Monday on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Alana – who is 7 years old – handled the appearance with her plenty of attitude, and Kimmel kicked off the hilarious segment by asking the mother-daughter duo about their infamous nicknames, then the conversation quickly turned to another famous reality television family: the Kardashians.
"Do you watch the Kardashians ever?" Kimmel asks.
"No," June says.
"You don't watch them? Because their show is making millions of dollars and their show is just about as popular as yours is," Kimmel says. "Now are you guys making millions of dollars, too?"
"No, we actually just started out so you don't make millions when you first start out," June tells him.
"I would like to be your agent and negotiate all this stuff for you," Kimmel says.
Money aside, June made it clear that the Honey Boo Boo crew are very different than the high-grossing Kardashians.
"It's all about my kids," she says of her decision behind doing the TLC show. "This journey may last six months or it may last a year, but I don't want 10 years down the road, Alana or any of the kids to be thinking like, 'Oh my God, I have nothing to show for it.' "
As for their earnings, don't expect Alana to blow it all on candy.
"I wanted to put it in trust funds very equally for all the kids," June says. "So most of the money is there and the other money goes to our community outreach programs like the UR Brand that raise for the anti-bullying."