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.
June Shannon: I Had to Dump Geno Doak! He's Still on Crack!
For a while there, it didn't look like June Shannon would make it.
Her appallingly-titled WeTV show Mama June: From Not to Hot (later changed to Mama June: Road to Redemption) chronicled a battle with substance abuse and self-destructive tendencies that seemed destined to end in tragedy.
Alana Thompson Stuns Fans with Massive Makeover
You can barely recognize Alana Thompson in the latest issue of Teen Vogue.
The former child beauty pageant contestant -- who anchored her very own reality show years ago and who used to be known as "Honey Boo Boo" -- is all made up and decked out in lovely dresses and her hair is down and it's just a major transformation all around.
Geno Doak, Boyfriend of June Shannon, Sentenced to 16 Months in Jail
As she has documented herself on many occasions of late, June Shannon is doing pretty well these days.
The reality star, who rose to fame as the mother of former child beauty pageant contestant Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson, has said she's over one year sober and is trying to repair the fractured relationship with her children.