Mama June to TLC: Get Your Priorities Straight!

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Ever since the scandalous revelation of Josh Duggar's molestation case, opinions have been circulating from various celebs and advertisers.

People have taken to Twitter and Facebook to slam the Duggars' hypocrisy, and advertisers have been cutting ties with 19 Kids and Counting.

But possibly the most p!ssed - or at least the most vocal - about the stunning scandal enveloping the Duggar family is Mama June Shannon.

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The Here Comes Honey Boo Boo mother is not shy about her feelings, making it clear she will sue TLC if they don’t cancel the Duggars’ show.  

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo was axed last October after reports surfaced that June was dating a convicted child molester, Mark McDaniel.

This same man allegedly abused her daughter Anna Cardwell.

Shannon denied the relationship - which was never depicted on the air - was romantic. But just the same, TLC instantly canceled the show.

In an interview with Extra, Mama June said, "I didn't even do anything. It was just speculation over, like, rumors. I never dated the guy."

"I never touched my kid," she adds, "I think that's disgusting. And our show was canceled immediately. It wasn't no break with us."

"It was like, seven hours after the news broke, canceled!”

Normally, I find it difficult to agree with Mama June. But she might be right. TLC has taken a different approach to the Duggar scandal.

The show - TLC's highest rated program - has been pulled from the schedule indefinitely, but 19 Kids has not been officially canceled.

In a statement the network reported, "Effective immediately, TLC has pulled all episodes of 19 Kids and Counting currently from the air."

"We are deeply saddened and troubled by this heartbreaking situation, and our thoughts and prayers are with the family and victims at this difficult time.”

Mama June thinks the network is being too lenient, saying, "I'm not mad because they canceled our show ... that's not what I'm mad about."

"But I believe it's a double standard, that they're gonna cancel our show because of rumors and stuff, but they're not gonna cancel their show."

"And he did a whole lot more horrendous stuff than I would've ever thought about with my children. That's just crazy.”

It isn’t personal though. June said she's heard “some great things” about the Duggar family from her bodyguards who also worked for the Duggars.

However, "I look at it this way. If you're gonna take away one family's income 'cause of speculation and rumors, and I didn't even touch or molest anybody..."

"You're gonna blackball me and take away from my children's future, but you're not gonna take away from their family? Come on, get your priorities straight.”

The Duggars are supportive of their 27-year-old son (the first of the 19 Kids) who recently admitted to molesting five girls when he was a teenager.

At least some of the victims were even his own sisters.

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June Shannon is the mother of six-year old Alana Thompson. She is the matriarch of the family at the center of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. More »
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