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Family allegedly worried that ‘Mama June’ Shannon might steal Alana ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Thompson’s money, hides it from her

Honey Boo Boo and Mama June
Mama June and Honey Boo Boo on From Not to Hot. Pic credit: WE tv

For a hot second, it looked like “Mama June” Shannon had turned her life around. She’d moved from the tiny house in the boondocks of Georgia to a beautiful home in Atlanta, and had weight loss surgery to help her shed all of her excess weight. She even had several rounds of cosmetic surgery to make her look extra gorgeous.

But things haven’t fared so well for her in recent months. The mother-of-four was arrested for charges related to crack, and it was alleged that she had a severe gambling habit.

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I can't believe this day three years ago we have met who would have imagined two people that were not looking for anything and did not want to be in a relationship at the time would turn into never leave each other side I have to say it's been some of the best times of my life and the girls life yes i know we separated few a months in 2016 but we reunited and realized we both wanted each other life forever and this is where we wanted to be but I have to say I love you just as much today I'm in love with you and fall in love with you everyday you are my rock and my voice of reason I know sometimes I get on your nerves but just know that you are very much appreciated for each and everything always saying that it's the little things that happen in life I hope that we are together many years and months and days to come he make life so easy and so fun and crazy I wouldn't have it any other way you have been here through everything weight loss many surgeries me losing my vision things are going with the kids pumpkin giving birth to tink which y'all both think the world of each other about just know that I love and I care about you very much and would do anything to see you happy thanks for bringing so much joy to my life and showing us that men are not all bad here are some of my favorite memories that we have shared with each other over the years as I always tell you I want to be together 20 plus years so we have 17 more to go dp hold on for a wild crazy adventurous busy continuati ous of this amazing story we have going (sn this was suppose post yesterday the 13th)#stillinlovrnhappy #3yrs #junp #powercouple #12/13/15 @doakgeno

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Her 13-year-old daughter Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson could seemingly smell that her boyfriend Geno Doak was bad news, and refused to stay with her mother until he left the building. Mama June, however, decided to stay with Geno and let her daughter move out.

Now, a source close to the family has stated that Alana’s agent has hired a lawyer to ensure that Mama June cannot use her child’s money for her alleged cocaine or gambling habits. Alana is said to be worth $800,000, and that’s a tempting lot of money for someone always looking to “improve” their net worth.


Alana’s older sister Lauryn, aka Pumpkin, is currently serving as her guardian and is now the custodian of the money. However, she can only take it out with a written statement and proof that the money is going to Alana, and Alana only.

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