The future of “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” could be in jeopardy after a new report claims Mama June is in a relationship with a convicted child sex offender. TMZ is alleging that matriarch June “Mama June” Shannon is romantically involved with a man who was recently released from prison and is a registered sex offender in the state of Georgia. The website claims the man was convicted of molesting one of Shannon’s own relatives, who was 8 years old at the time of the crime. In a statement to ET , TLC says they are “reassessing” whether they’ll continue production of their hit reality show that centers around Shannon’s daughter, former child beauty pageant contender Alana Thompson, and their family. In May of , the pair famously unmarried took part in a commitment ceremony on the TLC show. We want to thank y’all for your support. It was never officially confirmed whether the show had been greenlit for a fifth season, but Thompson did go on “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”‘s Facebook page back in September to tell fans the show would be returning in January. New episodes of the reality program have not aired since August. Sign up for Breaking News Alerts Be in the know. Get the latest breaking news delivered straight to your inbox.
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For the first time since allegedly resuming her relationship with convicted child molester Mark McDaniel, June “Mama June” Shannon is sitting down for an exclusive interview with ET’s Brooke Anderson to defend her actions and answer the questions everyone has been asking. Worse, Mama June’s oldest daughter Anna “Chickadee” Cardwell, 20, says he molested her when she was 8. The year-old TLC reality star and mother of Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson came under fire in October after photos surfaced of her with McDaniel, who was recently released from jail after serving 10 years.
However, according to Mama June, she has only seen McDaniel twice since his release, once at a coincidental meeting and the second time at an arranged meeting to give closure to her daughter Pumpkin, 14, who was raised believing McDaniel was her biological father. I can’t answer those questions for Pumpkin. Shannon says that she arranged a second meeting with McDaniel so that Pumpkin could ask him questions in an attempt to get closure and move on.
A little over one month ago, it was reported that Mama June and Sugar Bear called it quits after being together for 10 years. Famous for their relationship and TLC reality show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo , viewers were surprised to learn of the split, especially after that TV commitment ceremony and camouflage dress. Well, now Mama June real name June Shannon seems to be moving on to a new relationship — one that is causing quite the controversy and could effect Honey Boo Boo continuing.
Reportedly, Mama June is dating a sex offender , year-old Mark McDaniel, who is registered in the state of Georgia. Apparently, he is also her ex-boyfriend. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Sex Offender Registry, he was arrested in for aggravated child molestation in which he made an 8-year-old perform oral sex. Said child is now 18 years old and is supposedly Mama June’s relative. Reports also state that Mama June was dating McDaniel when this horrible act occurred.
We are very concerned about this new information and are reassessing the future of the series. Not only does this story cause quite the controversy, but, if true, it also raises concern for the safety of Mama June’s four daughters. Should the network cancel a show based solely on someone’s dating choices? I don’t know.
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Not so much. McDaniel was convicted of aggravated child molestation in — during which time June was allegedly seeing him. Prosecutors alleged that he forced oral sex on an 8-year-old who is related to June, according to TMZ.
Honey Boo Boo was a spinoff of the hit reality series Toddlers and Tiaras. On Thursday, TMZ posted a cuddly photo of Shannon, 35, and McDaniel, who was convicted of aggravated child molestation and imprisoned in Allegedly the 8-year-old victim was related to Shannon’s family. TLC is faithfully committed to the children’s ongoing comfort and well-being. June denied she was dating McDaniel on Thursday. I love my kids too much. That is my past.
I have not seen that person in 10 years and don’t seem to want to see that person. Clearly, TLC isn’t buying it. They apparently have shot episodes for the new season, but will not air them. However, the show was not in production when the news broke this week. We want to thank y’all for your support.
”Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo” cancelled as Mama June’s dating a sex offender
By Bryan Hood. Mama June might want to think twice about her new man. The year-old reality star, whose real name is June Shannon, is said to be dating a registered sex offender who molested one of her relatives, reports TMZ. McDaniel was released in March, after serving 10 years. He is registered as a sex offender in Georgia. Read Next.
He is now a registered sex offender in the state of Georgia. We’re told Honey Boo Boo’s mom has been seeing McDaniel for the last few months.
After the pair split he served over two years in prison for the sexual exploitation of a child over the internet in and remains on the sex offender registry. Scroll down for video. Sex offender Michael Anthony Ford, right, dated Mama June just a few months before she became pregnant with Jessica, left, now According to prison records, Ford is currently behind bars on a separate child abandonment charge. The father of Laury is said to be unknown, even by Mama June.
Ford, pictured above, served over two years in prison for the sexual exploitation of a child over the internet in and remains behind bars on a separate charge of child abandonment. A police report has revealed the sickening sexual assaults Mama June’s eldest daughter allegedly suffered at the hands of her boyfriend when she was just eight. She also told police that her mother’s boyfriend touched her inappropriately, made her touch him inappropriately and forced her to perform a sex act on him.
When she told him to stop, he would not. Anna, who appeared on ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ with her mother and siblings, has since revealed that when she first told her mother about the abuse, Mama June refused to believe her. McDaniel was sentenced to 10 years behind bars after pleading guilty to child molestation. He left prison in March and has reportedly been seeing Mama June again. The abuse came to light after Anna told her elementary school teacher that her stepfather had assaulted her.
TLC “reassessing” future of “Honey Boo Boo” amid reports of Mama June dating sex offender
Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Story highlights Mama June tells “Entertainment Tonight” that she has seen Mark McDaniel only twice She said two of her daughters were fathered by another sex offender The reality star said she has “nothing to hide”.
Not so much. Celebrities who’ve survived scandal. McDaniel was convicted of aggravated child molestation in — during which time June was allegedly seeing him. Prosecutors alleged that he forced oral sex on an 8-year-old who is related to June, according to TMZ. McDaniel served 10 years behind bars and was released this past March. He is now a registered sex offender in the state of Georgia.
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Honey Boo Boo show canceled over reports Mama June is dating sex offender, TMZ reports
Though June has repeatedly denied a relationship with McDaniel — or even meeting him since his release from prison earlier this year — TMZ have photos of her with him on multiple occasions. Prior to his sentencing, June and McDaniel had been in a relationship; TMZ adds they allegedly remained “emotionally” involved even while he served time. One set of photos show McDaniel interacting with , and touching, June’s daughter Alana. McDaniel’s year prison sentence was for aggravated child molestation; he forced a then 8-year-old to perform oral sex upon him.
Though the specific terms of his release are unclear, McDaniel is a registered sex offender, and his close contact with a minor could well trigger a child services investigation. TMZ reported that both child services and the local sheriff’s department were alerted shortly after news first broke, and a spokesperson from the Division of Family and Child Services told People that , “generally speaking, when we receive a report that children are living around a sex offender
She started dating her partner — and partner-in-crime — Edward Eugene “Geno” Doak, in Geno has a lengthy rap sheet ; he’s been a regular in the big house since Last year, Mama June joined him in his felonious ways for the first time. A much needed getaway with everything that’s been going on with my awesome bf Geno Doak thanks so much for everything u do everyday n being here to help me with all this that’s been going on with me I love u more today then yesterday n we will continue to this crazy journey of life together this is a old pic of us but one of my favorite 3yrs together4ever powercouple doakgeno.
Geno caused a disturbance at a gas station in Alabama, when he allegedly threatened to kill June. Upon the arrival of the police, both June and Geno were arrested for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, after Geno admitted to police that he had a needle on him. Geno was also arrested for third-degree domestic violence. The drug was suspected to be crack cocaine , which was later confirmed by court records; the paraphernalia in question was a pipe.
Geno was court-ordered to keep away from June, but less than a week later, the two were spotted together at a casino. During the intervention, Alana told her mom that she was moving out of their home and moving in with one of her three older sisters, Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon, because she no longer felt safe living with her mom. The girls believe that a major reason June has been spiraling is because of her relationship with Geno.
They pleaded with her to go to rehab for her addiction; sources say that her home was littered with needles. June eventually conceded and allowed her family to check her into a treatment facility in North Carolina, but 12 hours later, she checked herself out. The gas station dispute between June and Geno occurred only two days later.