So… did you watch?
TLC debuted Here Comes Honey Boo Boo last night, a reality show dedicated to six-year old pageant contestant Alana Thompson and her – how should we say it? – eccentric family.
Speaking to CNN prior to the premiere, mother June offered viewers a preview of what to expect the rest of the summer and into the fall.
“We do a lot of mud bogging, four-wheel riding, going to community events… I think America will get the gist of who we actually are.”
And if Americans have an issue with who the Thompsons are or what they do, which includes eating road kill for dinner?
“People are going to talk, good and bad, and it is what it is,” she said. “My family, we enjoy what we’ve done and I would do it again.”
“My family is crazy and – like, crazy. We’re not boring,” June said. “People have opinions, but if people actually sit down and talk with me and my family or talk with Alana, you’ll see that Alana thoroughly enjoys doing what she does, and that we’re not ignorant people like everybody says.”
Did you tune in for the premiere? What do you think of the Thompsons?