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‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ Goes Honey Bye-Bye

‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ Goes Honey Bye-Bye


Hit reality TV show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo has been axed after the family matriarch was romantically linked to a convicted child molester.

The future of the program, about titular child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo, was thrown into doubt on Thursday after Mama June Shannon reportedly reconnected with former lover Mark McDaniel, who was imprisoned for child sex crimes in 2004.

Shannon dismissed the claims in a post on Facebook, insisting, “It isnt true i promise. My kids r #1 priority over anything else”, but her denial wasn’t enough for network bosses at TLC – they announced on Friday that the popular reality show, which debuted in 2012, had been cancelled.

A statement released to People.com reads: “TLC has cancelled the series Here Comes Honey Boo Boo and ended all activities around the series, effective immediately.

“Supporting the health and welfare of these remarkable children is our only priority. TLC is faithfully committed to the children’s ongoing comfort and well being.”

The following message has since been posted to June Shannon’s Facebook page:

We can’t be the only ones who aren’t sad to see this show go.

Photo Credit:TLC

Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.


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