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Honey Boo Who? Check Out Mama June's Glam Makeover!

Honey Boo Boo's Mama June Gets a Glam Makeover

Originally posted 03/18/2013 04:30PM

Who's that lady?

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo's Mama June dramatically dressed up her newly slimmer bod Saturday at the GLAAD Awards, where her show was nominated for best reality series.

Mom to Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson, June Shannon, 33, looked chic and sophisticated (or as she'd put it, "smexy!") in a black wrap dress, plenty of jewelry and tasteful makeup.

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Which Pint-Sized Reality Star Met Miranda Lambert Backstage? | Miranda Lambert

Honey Boo Boo (and Her Family) Pose Backstage with Miranda Lambert

Originally posted 03/15/2013 10:50AM

Miranda Lambert has a lot of fans but perhaps none more adorable and enthusiastic than reality TV star Alana Thompson, better known as the star of TLC's Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.

Posting a photo of the two on her Twitter account Thursday, Lambert, 29, also quoted the young star's catch phrase, writing, "You better REDNECKONIZE!"

Lambert actually got to meet all of the Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo TV family backstage before her Macon, Ga., concert. In another Twitter photo (see it below), Lambert joined Alana, June, Shannon and father Mike Thompson, also known to viewers as "Sugar Bear," and the star's three older sisters.

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PHOTO: Honey Boo Boo & Mama June Celebrate Mardi Gras

Honey Boo Boo & Mama June Celebrate Mardi Gras

Originally posted 02/12/2013 02:30PM

Laissez les bons temps rouler, y'all!

7-year-old Alana Thompson – better known as the star of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo – brought her outsized attitude to one of the year's most over-the-top celebrations: Mardi Gras.

Alana and Mama June – who recently dropped over 100 lbs. – attended a family-friendly version of the festivities at Universal Orlando on Feb. 9.

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What Do Honey Boo Boo's Mom and the Royal Baby-to-Be Have in Common?

Mama June's Weight Loss Wows Readers, While Kate's Baby Bump Draws Love

Originally posted 02/09/2013 01:35PM

What's on the minds of PEOPLE readers this week? We love seeing your responses, and as always, you weighed in with plenty of angry, sad and LOL feedback to all of our stories.

From Here Comes Honey Boo Boo's Mama June, who lost 100 lbs. by simply running around filming her show, she says, to Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Brandi Glanville's admission that she charged her vaginal reconstruction surgery to her ex-husband's credit card, readers responded.

Check out the articles with the top reactions on the site this week, and keep clicking on the emoticons at the bottom of every story to tell us what you think!

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Honey Boo Boo's Mama June Shows Off Weight Loss over Holidays

Originally posted 02/08/2013 08:50AM



You won't believe what Honey Boo Boo and family used to top their Christmas tree.

Or, if you're a regular viewer, maybe you would.

Either way, Mama June – showing the results of her 100-lb. weight loss over the holidays – oversees the annual assembly of the artificial white tree in this clip from the upcoming Here Comes Honey Boo Boo Christmas special.

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PHOTO: Honey Boo Boo's Mama June Loses More Than 100 Lbs.!

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo Star Mama June Loses Over 100 Lbs.

Originally posted 02/06/2013 01:30PM

You better redneckognize Mama June's weight loss!

The Here Comes Honey Boo Boo matriarch says she has shed more than 100 lbs. – without dieting or ever setting foot in a gym, TMZ reports.

"I haven't done any surgeries ... no diet pills ... never went to the gym," June says. "But with the show I've been more active."

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Brad Paisley Performs an Ode to Honey Boo Boo

Originally posted 01/10/2013 03:30PM



Brad Paisley is a Grammy winner and country superstar – but the singer's latest tune just might be his most memorable.

The musician, 40, stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! this week to perform the little number, titled none other than "The Ballad of Honey Boo Boo," dedicated to the TLC reality show about 7-year-old star Alana Thompson and her family.

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Mama June Isn't Touching Honey Boo Boo's Money

Honey Boo Boo's TV Earnings Go Into Trust Fund: Report

Originally posted 01/07/2013 12:00PM

Honey Boo Boo's Mama June says she won't squander the payoff from her family's hit television show on pricey Hollywood splurges.

She may seem like a redneck on TV, but Mama June tells TMZ.com that she's using her hillbilly common sense to put most of the show's earnings in a trust fund for her four daughters and granddaughter – and it won't be available to them until they turn 21. The only allowances are for medical emergencies and school.

"I want my kids to look back and say, 'Mama played it smart. Not like those other reality TV people,'" Mama June said.

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Honey Boo Boo Reveals Her Celebrity Crush – It's Justin Bieber!

Originally posted 12/17/2012 11:25AM



We asked – and she answered!

Talking to PEOPLE TV, pint-sized reality star Honey Boo Boo (a.k.a. Alana Thompson) offered a glimpse into her small but decisive world, sharing her celebrity crush on Justin Bieber – as well as many other favorite things.

What's her favorite item of clothing? "My jeans," she offers. If she could be anyone else in the world, she tells PEOPLE, it would be singers Pink or Nicki Minaj.

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Who Did Barbara Walters Find Fascinating in 2012?

Barbara Walters Names David Petraeus Most Fascinating of 2012

Originally posted 12/13/2012 06:00AM

Barbara Walters's annual 10 most fascinating list always features an eclectic mix of captivating people – and this year is no different.

The special, which aired Wednesday night, highlighted the achievements and antics that kept fans enthralled. Among Walters's picks were Ben Affleck, who won critical acclaim for his political thriller Argo; Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas; Prince Harry; and even pint-sized beauty pageant star Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson.

And her top pick as the Most Fascinating Person of 2012? Gen. David Petraeus, the decorated U.S. military hero and director disgraced by an affair that forced his resignation as director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

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