Honey Boo Boo's Income on 'DWTS: Juniors' Is Revealed & the Criticism Is Truly Disturbing

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Ever since news surfaced Honey Boo Boo is participating on Dancing With the Stars: Junior, several people (and that's putting it nicely) have had a lot to say about the 12-year-old reality star putting on her dancing shoes. And sadly, it doesn't appear to be letting up. The world now knows how much Honey Boo Boo can make on DWTS: Juniors, and judging by all the criticism, it's safe to say folks aren't happy for her ... at all.

  • Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson is gearing up to hit the ballroom and compete for a mirrorball trophy.

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    Joining Honey Boo Boo on the dance floor is Miles Brown from the hit ABC show black-ish.

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  • She could earn up to $130,000, assuming she makes it to the finale.

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    TMZ, which reports it has a copy of her contract, states Honey Boo Boo got $50,000 for signing on the dotted line to participate in DWTS: Juniors. The child star can earn $5,000 (per episode) for participating in the second and third episodes, $7,500 (per episode) for episodes four and five, $10,000 (per episode) for episodes six and seven, a cool $15,000 for the eighth episode, and $20,000 for the finale.

  • And could face a $1 million penalty for spilling any deets about the show.


    The Blast alleges Honey Boo Boo will be on the hook for "liquidated damages in the amount of $1,000,000" for disclosing any info deemed confidential about the show.

  • Welp, critics are having a field day with this new revelation, poking fun at Honey Boo Boo's weight.

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    These comments are pretty horrible.

  • And have people calling her "Jabba the Hutt."

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  • Or making some other cruel joke.

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    Sadly, this isn't the first time people made fun of Honey Boo Boo's weight.

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  • Folks really don't think Honey Boo Boo is cut out to compete in a dancing competition.

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    These she's "too fat" sentiments really need to stop.

  • And they really need to go somewhere and be quiet.


    It's pretty appalling how quickly people are to bully a 12-year-old because of her weight. We really need to do better.