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Honey Boo Boo Canceled After Child Molester Claims

TLC says it's ending show after reports of Mama June canoodling with ex-con

(Newser) - Little Alana Thompson's reality-TV career is over, at least on TLC. A TMZ report yesterday claimed that Here Comes Honey Boo Boo matriarch June Shannon is dating a convicted child molester who abused one of Shannon's own 8-year-old relatives—and now TLC has officially axed the hit show.... More »

The Real Honey Boo Boo: 'A Tiny, Dimpled Monster'

Reality TV is to blame: Christy O'Shoney

(Newser) - If you watched Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson on the Tonight Show last week, you saw what you've probably come to expect from her: a sassy little girl who refused to give Jimmy Fallon a friendship bracelet and showed off her cheerleading moves. But Christy O'Shoney attended... More »

Honey Boo Boo Brawls With Girl Scouts

Did we mention Honey Boo Boo isn't even a Girl Scout?

(Newser) - Honey Boo Boo is in hot water with the Girl Scouts ... even though she's not a Girl Scout. The tiny reality star started hawking Girl Scout cookies—on behalf of a friend who actually is a scout—on her Facebook page, until the organization shut the whole thing down,... More »

'Honey Boo Boo' Might Get $40K for Whole Season

Family gets a modest $2K to $4K per show from TLC

(Newser) - Here Comes Honey Boo Boo might be the newest smash hit reality show, but 7-year-old pageant contestant Alana Thompson and her offbeat family in rural Georgia aren't exactly getting crazy rich. The TLC show registered a strong 3 million viewers for its last episode— more than any network got... More »

America, Brace Yourself for 'Honey Boo Boo'

New TLC show is 'horrifying' yet 'sweet': Hank Steuver

(Newser) - A new TLC show called Here Comes Honey Boo Boo debuts tonight, and Hank Steuver at the Washington Post finds himself "powerless to look away." The main reason is 6-year-old Alana Thompson, aka Honey Boo Boo, a beauty pageant contestant from rural Georgia who all but stole the... More »

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