‘Honey Boo Boo’s’ Mama June is not dating a child molester, says daughter ‘Pumpkin’

10.23.14 3 years ago


“Honey Boo Boo”s” Mama June is not dating a child molester, says daughter “Pumpkin”
“Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” star Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon says her Mama June is single and that a TMZ photo showing her with her ex-convict boyfriend who served 10 years for child molestation was photoshopped. “They haven”t seen nor talked (to each other) in 10 years,” Pumpkin tells RadarOnline. UPDATE: Mama June writes on Facebook: “It isnt true i promise,” My kids r #1 priority over anything else and I would never put them in danger period over this or anything else they r my life this is my past I left him 10 yrs ago for it and I wouldn't go back.”

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