The “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” Scandal: Mama June Speaks Out

Nov 17, 2014 on Syndicated at 4:00 PM

Summary

Earlier this year, 9-year-old former child pageant star Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson saw her four-year reality television reign come to an end after reports surfaced that her mother, June “Mama June” Shannon, was allegedly dating convicted sex offe... (more)nder Mark McDaniel — who pleaded guilty to molesting Mama June’s oldest daughter, 20-year-old Anna, who recently publicly confirmed that she was his victim. Mama June denies being romantically involved with McDaniel, who was released from prison in March 2014 after serving a 10-year sentence for aggravated child molestation. In a daytime television exclusive, Dr. Phil travels to Georgia to visit Mama June. How does she answer to allegations that she has allowed McDaniel around her younger children? Plus, Anna reportedly claims that Mama June depleted her trust fund and used some of the money to buy McDaniel a new car — how does Mama June respond? Does she have her children's best interests at heart? This program contains strong language and adult subject matter. Viewer discretion advised.