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: Officially Homeless, Done With Reality TV For Good?
It's been a wild ride for the woman who was once affectionately known as Mama June.
These days, Alana Thompson's mother is known simply as June Shannon, and with the help of her widely-reviled boyfriend, Geno Doak, she's essentially setting fire to what remains of her career and family life.
Geno Doak Emerges, Makes Anti-Cancer Video While Smoking
When Here Comes Honey Boo Boo first debuted on TLC back in ... the series offered a lightearted look at the lives of a trailer full ofcolorful characters living a hardscrabble existence in rural ...
(Of course, given their forndness for Mountain Dew, Little Debbies, and Crisco, we knew the Thompsons hearts wouldn't be light for long.)
June Shannon: I'm Choosing Geno Doak Over My Daughters!
When the world first met the Mountain Dew-fueled aspiring pageant queen known as Honey Boo Boo, Alana Thompson and her family were a source of guilty pleasure comedy.
All these years later, the Thompson/Shannon clan remains a reality TV fixture -- but no one is laughing these days.