Honey Boo Boo Thinks Mama June Is 'Less Confident' Since Dramatic Weight Loss

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Mama June and Honey Boo Boo
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Self-assurance is a priceless quality that transcends size. It's not always easy to obtain -- or maintain, for that matter -- but it's something you cherish when you do, which makes news that reality star Mama June feels "less confident" since her 300-pound weight loss quite sad.

  • Mama June admitted that she's gained about 10 pounds since her dramatic weight loss last year, but isn't too ashamed of it.

    The former Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star -- who is making the media rounds ahead of the second season of her new show Mama June: From Hot to Not -- told Entertainment Tonight, "I mean, I honestly have [stuck to it]. Just everything going on, medical stuff and everything ... I have probably put on two more pounds."

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    June, who currently weighs 170 pounds and revealed her 300-pound weight lost last spring, admits she underwent $75,000 worth of surgeries -- including a gastric sleeve, breast augmentation, arm lift, and loose skin removal. "It's not like I'm Miss Plastic," the 38-year-old mom of four once told People. "I don't consider a tummy tuck or face skin removal 'plastic surgery.' I believe it's something that makes you feel better than you did with the skin hanging. I can promise you I'm never going back to my old size. I'm happy where I'm at."

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  • However, as it turns out, 12-year-old Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson feels her mom is "less confident" since her transformation.

    "Since she's smaller, she's gotten more hate," the young reality star tells ET. "Everyone's like, 'Oh, she's going to gain the weight back,' or, 'She's not going to stick to what the doctor says, it'll all just come back on her.' She's gotten a lot more hate than when she was bigger. Everybody is gonna have something to say."

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    Sadly, it appears medical concerns are also in play, which could add to the celeb mom's lack of confidence. "I've been through hell and back the last few months," Mama June told ET while dropping hints on what to expect during season two of her show. "I've been through a lot within the last year. I don't wanna give away too much, but it's been crazy. There have been some crazy ones, anywhere from being in a hospital a ton of times. It's just crazy."

  • Hopefully June will get her confidence back with time, but she appears ready to step out on faith with a new challenge: beauty pageants.

    That's right, it looks like Mama June is revving up to take on the pageant world during the new season of her reality show.

  • And like clockwork, Ms. Honey Boo Boo doesn't skip a beat when it comes to throwing shade at her mama.

    When asked if Mama June has what it takes to compete, the former Toddlers in Tiaras star tells ET, "probably, probably not."

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    "... If she needs to work on anything, it would be talent," Honey Boo Boo explained. "Like, anything -- 'cause she probably doesn't even have a talent."


  • Check out Mama June's interview here:

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