11:19 AM EDT 02/25/2014
Originally posted 01/15/2014 12:50PM
Here Comes Honey Boo Boo ... and here comes Mama June's sex talk!
The new season of TLC's hit show premieres Thursday with back-to-back episodes, including one titled "The Birds and The Bees."
"A girl meets this boy, they fall in love ... and the boys try to get in girls' fruit loops," Mama June, whose real name is June Shannon, tells daughters Lauryn (Pumpkin), Anna (Chickadee) and Jessica (Chubbs).
Cereal, it is not. "A fruit loop is your biscuit, a woman's vaginal area ... your privatal area," she explains as part of an awkward talk that sends her running to the bathroom with a case of the nerves.
Originally posted 01/07/2014 05:30PM
Honey Boo Boo and members of her family are on the mend, after suffering injuries from a car accident on Monday night.
The young reality star (whose real name is Alana Thompson), along with her Mama June, and fellow Here Comes Honey Boo Boo family members Pumpkin, Jessica and Sugar Bear were all in the family's 2012 Suburban when the incident occurred.
"It happened so quick," Mama June told PEOPLE on Tuesday. "Before I could say watch out – boom – he had already hit us."
The family was taken to the hospital by ambulance after a 19-year-old boy allegedly driving a vehicle without his lights on crashed into them while speeding.
Originally posted 10/31/2013 06:00PM
Who would have thought that this would work so well?
Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson and her family dressed up as Kim Kardashian and her clan for Halloween, and it is awesome.
While 8-year-old Honey Boo Boo dressed up as the family's matriarch, Kris Jenner, Mama June stole the spotlight in her Kim costume.
Originally posted 09/17/2013 06:00AM
See if you know the Girls Brooklynite from Georgia's Southern belle
Originally posted 09/10/2013 10:15AM
Originally posted 08/27/2013 03:30PM
Mama June is ready to do some "bachelorettin'."
In a sneak peek from TLC's Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, matriarch June Shannon, 33, and her girlfriends head to Wild Bill's in Atlanta for a night of drinking, dancing, flirting and all-around partying to celebrate her commitment ceremony.
Sporting a wedding veil, a "Mrs. Sugar Bear" T-shirt and at times a candy necklace and a pink, feather boa, the reality star throws back shots and shows off some serious dance moves.
Originally posted 07/16/2013 02:00PM
Dear Honey Boo Boo Child:
When Here Comes Honey Boo Boo debuted on TLC last summer, I thought the sky was falling and that civilization was ending. The show seemed to expose viewers to a new low in what passes for American life on TV – I never got over that local swimming hole with the warning sign about flesh-eating bacteria – and at the same time I thought it exploited you, your Mama June and your siblings.
I thought it was especially condescending, and insulting, for the show's producers to supply subtitles translating your dialogue, even though your family's Southern accents are admittedly jowl-shakingly thick.
But here we are a year later, with season 2 starting Wednesday, and I redneckognize (as you'd say) that you meant and did no harm. All the Boo-hating was a big to-boo about nothing. For instance ...
Originally posted 07/03/2013 12:45PM
It's not pink, nor is it Glitzy, but it'll have to do.
The 7½-year-old star of TLC's Here Comes Honey Boo Boo added a new member to her eclectic petting zoo on Tuesday: a hermit crab named Hermie.
Hailing from Panama City Beach, Fla., the crawly crustacean is barely perceptible in the pageant queen's Facebook photo, but honestly, we think it's probably just hiding from the inevitable limelight it's soon to receive.
Originally posted 06/19/2013 12:25PM
Originally posted 06/13/2013 12:00PM
Landlubbers no more!
Mama June, along with daughters Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson, Lauryn "Pumpkin" Shannon and Kaitlyn Shannon, took a dip in the ocean Monday in Tybee Island, Ga. – and apparently had a Baywatch-inspired good time alongside her husband Mike "Sugar Bear" Thompson, Lee "Uncle Poodle" Thompson, and older daughters Anna "Chickadee" Shannon and Jessica "Chubbs" Shannon.
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