It was the name of the reality show that made her and her family famous.
Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.
Now, however, many interested parties on the Internet have been adding a twist and a question mark to this reality show title, wondering out loud over various social media platforms:
There goes Honey Boo Boo… to the altar?!?
The former child beauty pageant contestant, whose real name is Alana Thompson, went public with boyfriend Dralin Carswell in September 2021.
Shortly afterward, however, Alana took down the first photo she shared of Carswell — after critics jumped all over the teenager for dating an older man.
Thompson is 16 and Carswell is 20 and, yes, that’s only a four-year age difference.
But those are a pretty important set of years, when you compare someone who can’t legally drive by herself to someone who can vote, nearly drink alcohol and who may be a sophomore of junior in college.
Fans have been given a cause for concern beyond Alana just dating an older guy.
They’re wondering if she’s ENGAGED to Carswell.
Such speculation was sparked this week after Alana was seen wearing a diamond ring on that finger during a photoshoot with Pumpkin, her husband Josh Efird, their new twins and their older kids.
Could the 16-year old actually getting set to be a child bride?!?
No, Pumpkin told The Sun in response to this chatter, labeling the diamond just a promise ring and adding:
“Me and my husband love Darlin. He’s very respectful and treats Alana with the utmost respect.
“He is around us and our kids a bunch also and we love him for Alana.”
The new mother of twins added that Dralin gave the ring to Alana “probably last year, I’m not exactly sure the exact date.”
On the latest episode of Mama June: Road to Redemption, which was filmed several months ago, Pumpkin invited Carswell to Alana’s 16th birthday party.
He was quickly confronted there by Alana’s protective brother-in-law.
“There’s only a few things…” Josh said to open this chat.
“She does live in our house, so the only thing I ask for is respect, honesty and to treat her really really good because she hadn’t had the best mother in the world to treat her like she’s supposed to been treated.
“If you don’t do all those things, man, I’m just going to break your neck, okay?”
Taken far aback, Dralin simply nodded in agreement.
Pumpkin has legal custody of Alana at this point.
Their controversial mother, meanwhile, just went out and got married herself.
Earlier this year, June Shannon exchanged vows with Justin Stroud.
Will Alana follow romantic suit? At a very young age? Is this ring meant to be a promise that Dralin will one day soon ask for her hand in marriage?
Maybe, you guys. Maybe.