June Shannon's Daughter to Geno Doak: You Helped Ruin Our Life!
One confrontation down.
One to go.
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.
One confrontation down.
One to go.
Reality stardom can be a cruel mistress.
It can bring fame and fortune beyond one's wildest dreams, but in most cases, the well dries up eventually, leaving the stars to scramble for "real world" employment.
Things are about to get very real on Mama June: Road to Redemption.
Really exploitive and uncomfortable and morally repugnant?
Mama June: Road To Redemption is an aspirational title. Actual redemption can be hard to achieve.
June Shannon has spoken to numerous outlets, sharing that she spent an estimated $900k on drugs in just one year.
It was almost 9 years ago that Here Comes Honey Boo Boo first premiered.
June Shannon and her daughter Alana Thompson were already famous by that point through Toddlers and Tiaras.
Reality star and surprisingly enduring pop cultural phenomenon June Shannon dropped a gigantic bombshell on Friday night.
Potentially a life-altering bombshell.
For more than two years now, Lauryn Shannon has raised her sister Alana Thompson during their mother's crisis.
It's not easy to be a world-famous teenager while your mother drops a cool million on crack then goes to rehab.
After her catastrophic downward spiral, Mama June Shannon had spent nearly $1 million on drugs in just one year.
She is now rebuilding her life, and doesn't want any part of that to happen again.
June Shannon says she is clean, sober and fully on the wagon.
This is incredible news and even inspiring news if true, but it does still beg a very important question when it comes to the veteran reality star:
It has been remarkable to watch Mama June Shannon and Geno Doak turn their lives around.
They have been rebuilding their lives and working on getting hot again after their 2019 downward spiral.
Usually, the return of a popular reality show is cause for excitement.
But every time a new season of Mama June: From Not to Hot is at hand, we get more than a little anxious.
Mama June Shannon is putting her life back together piece by piece, and she even has a home again.
Now, boyfriend Geno Doak is embarking upon his weight loss journey ... and June is helping him through it.
Mama June Shannon has not rebuilt her former modest fortune, but she once again has a car, a home of her own, and her sobriety.
In a tell all interview, she is revealing in detail how she first came to use drugs and how that spiraled out of control, and all of the things that she sold before getting sober.
Now, she has reached another major milestone: she now has a home to call her own.
But why was this "tune up" such a big priority when her 2019 drug binge left her life and health in such shambles?
In October, June Shannon celebrated being nine months sober.
Now, she's marking her tenth month of sobriety ... and celebrating her new car and her new home.
June Shannon is clean, sober...
... and nearly unrecognizable.
Mama June: From Not To Hot fans are excited that June Shannon is filming for a new season.
But they're even more excited that June is well enough to film -- and is now nine months sober.
Some fans are worried about whether June Shannon can stay sober on her family's show. Others wonder if it's even coming back.
June is offering some reassurances that both she and her show are coming back ... but not as soon as fans hope.