'Honey Boo Boo' Hater Joy Behar Needs to Shut Her Big Fat Mouth

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Alana ThompsonTalk about low. Joy Behar, co-host of The View, recently went way too far in an attack on 6-year-old Alana Thompson, star of the new hit show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.

There's certainly a lot to, uh ... digest when it comes to the show. I'm not sure whether people are fascinated by the family because it's so close to reality (or a reality they fear) for many, or because people just want to trash them to make them feel better about their own lives. Whatever the reason, people have plenty to say and can't look away. Behar, however, took the banter to a whole new level when she attacked the girl's weight and predicted a big fat future for her.

While the family's junk food habits are without a doubt concerning, Behar went after her with such venom, it went beyond just being trashy to being downright mean.

What’s little Honey Boo Boo going to grow up to be? That’s what I want to know? She’s going to be a fat kid; she’s going to grow up to be a big fat woman. She is, I can tell. She’s just a kid, but you see the genetics are right there. She’s going to have large boob boobs -- Honey Boobs Boobs.

Thanks Joy, you just gave all the kids on the playground some new ammunition against a little girl. And we wonder why there are so many bullies today with role models like that. I get that she's supposedly a comedienne, but that's far from funny and shows what a classless act she is.

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No, eating family-size bags of chips and drinking "Go-Go-Juice" (Red Bull and Mountain Dew) aren't the foundation of a healthy diet. And yes, it does appear that Honey Boo Boo may have some weight challenges ahead of her if things don't change, but Behar calling her names and condemning her to a bleak future isn't going to help. Shame on her. Honey Boo Boo may need help battling weight gain, but she doesn't need hate.

Do you think Joy Behar went too far in her attack on Honey Boo Boo and her weight? Has anyone ever attacked your child over his or her weight?


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nonmember avatar Tst

The playground kids need more ammunition??!? No. It's obvious the kid is already overweight and her mother is morbidly obese....I don't think it's a secret. Not to mention, how many of those playground kids were actually watching Joy? She just said what thousands of other people have already said/thought.

abra819 abra819

Julie-You're title makes you sound 5.

Pamela Lopez

In a way I agree with Joy...  only because of poor little boo-boos mother..  it's the mother's fault that this child is the way she is and what she is to become, lots of kids are like her, only we don't see them on tv..  I will never watch this show because I hate the way she is being raised and what kind of kid she is..  I think she is going to have lots of problems at school...  and that is so sad..  it's the mom's fault on this one!

DGmomma DGmomma

Joy said the honest truth. The chances of her not being an obese adult, teen mom & ever having decent manners are very bleak. She's not being raised right & it's sick her mom is making money off of having questionable parenting techniques.

nonmember avatar Kristin

WOW. First off I can't believe the previous 2 comments... And I do agree with you Julie. Why attack this little girl (I've never seen the show but I get the jist). It is not her fault. Nutritional habits are learned by the parents and if she were to go off on them I'd somewhat understand but to say that about someone so young is downright mean and offense.

nonmember avatar Stephanie.r.e

Wow. I agree with the author that Joy Behar took it way to far. A few people have said "that's what everyone was thinking." I never thought that. I have never seen the show but have seen a lot about this little girl. It was an awful thing to say about anyone, especially a child.

savel... savelijes

Hey, the way I see it...this family wanted attention and fame in reality tv, now they've got it.  And the simple reality is....little miss honey boo boo is exactly what Joy stated and then some.  I just feel sorry for the little girl.  Someone is going to really hurt that girls feelings. It wouldn't surprise me if years from now she makes headlines "Honey Boo Boo Suicide"

Rhond... RhondaVeggie

Fat kids grow in to fat adults, especially when they are being raised by fat parents. That's just a fact. The honey boobs boobs jab was kinda juvenile but that doesn't change the fact that that kid will likely grow in to an obese adult.

flood... flood1971

A childs first line of defense are the parents. Parents should know better than to exploit their kids by putting them on national TV. The kid isn't the tragedy. But these parents clearly are.

nonmember avatar Ari

Joy is awful. She thinks she's funny but she's just hateful. She does this to everyone she doesn't agree with.

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