Honey Boo Boo's Mama Thinks Their Way of Life Is Way Better Than Brad & Angelina’s

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honey boo booWhether you think it's right or not, there is no disputing that Honey Boo Boo and her family are really big stars. The proof? Everyone knows who they are -- lovers and haters alike. And their TLC hit, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, pulls in three million viewers per week. But they aren't letting the fame go to their head. "We're not Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie," Mama June Shannon recently told In Touch magazine. It's nice to hear they are still so humble, but it's only a matter of time before they turn into prima donnas. In fact, the signs are already there.

They are keeping it real for the time being -- mud boggin', playing Guess Whose Breath, and noshing on sketti. June insists that life in the spotlight won't change them one bit. In fact, they don't even consider themselves real celebrities. “We still live off Sugar Bear’s income as a chalk miner. We’re everyday country people,” she said.

But eventually they will succumb to the lure of palm trees and mega mansions. They are like the modern day Beverly Hillbillies. With all the cash they are raking in, a move to La La Land is inevitable. Plus, Honey Boo Boo clearly has her sights set on superstardom. Only one place she can do that. Still, little Alana insists she has more down-to-earth dreams. She want to be "a mama, a beauty queen, working at Walmart, working at McDonald's so I can eat their chicken nuggets, a veterinarian, and a nurse." Honey Boo Boo added, "I like to help other people."

We'll see. Though I have to admit, they have kept the splurges down to a minimum. So far, they've gotten a Ford Expedition and an above-ground pool. “We had fun, we've had adventures, and we’ve made tons of memories that we wouldn't have made otherwise,” Mama June says of their TV fame. “Someday, we’ll all look back and laugh about this experience.” So will we, mama. So will we.

Are they still down to earth or do you think fame has gone to their heads?


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bills... billsfan1104

What a way to totally twist what Mama June actually said. If you are going to copy what she said, publish everything.

devil67 devil67

We all awake from our dreams

Simon... SimonzKedge

We've never watched either show, but not everyone dreams of living in Hollywood. For some, it would be more of a nightmare... myself included.

nonmember avatar Sara

That show is totally and completely discusting. The things that woman allows and encourages her daughter to do makes me sick. The whole beauty pageant thing is demeaning and makes grown woman look like pieces of meat, so why allow your child to participate in them? Why support it? "Honey boo boo's" mother need help. And I am talking psychology.

tashr... tashroseyelias

Honestly I don't know who they are, I have always wondered who is Honey Boo Boo. Is that wrong?

littl... littlesuzyfrog

I love Honey Boo Boo.  Her family is so down to earth and real.  It really feels that the author wanted them to become divas so she could have a legitimate reason to hate them.  If you want to make Hollywood comparisons, this family is so like the Conners-the Rosanne Show.  All I can see from this family is love that they have for one another.  Older girl gets pregnant, everyone takes care of the baby and loves doing it.


 I guess the haters don't like fat people, sketti, pagents, teen mothers, and bad language.  Get over all of that surface stuff.  They are a really tight knit group, and Mama June really has her head on right, with the way she has handled the finances and the fame.


 This is a Mama site.  Right??  Don't you see the family as a loving bunch? A real close-knit unit?  Isn't that what you want for your families?  Maybe you don't have that and your jealous.  

nonmember avatar Fxlol

I've lived in Hong Kong for most of my life, besides living in Seattle for 2 years, makes me disgusted to see fat slobs who do unfunny stuff. The first minute I watched Honey boo boo, I nearly vomited because she was actually was playing with her spaghetti! I was like: "Eat you damn spaghetti! Think of all the starving people in 3rd world countries... you slob!" Plus, the spaghetti looked very appetizing to me. It's sad that I also see people who are this mentally retarded in the Western world. Some of them properly slobber like Honey boo boo (some times). I'm not saying all people are slobs in the West (or retards in fact the opposite) but you've got chavs, chavettes and sports fanatics (like in the UK) who will happily cut themselves for their team. I'm upset on how people are retarded to a) make a film about a snobbish 7 year old girl b) allow all their income from viewers who enjoy this crap c) make girl pageants d) not caring for the girls future (probably as a person working at McDonalds or unemployed. I'm disappointed in the present generation.

Turza Hall

White trailer trash...with 4 illegimate children..giving them such a good example of how to live...her daughter that isn't even a teenager yet had a three thumbed baby...omg...incest??they all need special education...a life coach...for real life...not pagent winning...if they had anything nice,,it would be trash in a couple of months...just trailer trash...why anyone would watch these people is amazing to me??? Just to see how the other side of the track lives i guess...June keeps saying she "don't care" what others think of them...maybe she should give more care...and start setting a good example for her girls...so sad...so sad...

Michelle Sanchez

Such sad comments. I would hate to see what all of your perfect lives are like. They are just living and having fun doing it. They are not asking for approvals or for negative comments. Like the rest of the world they are just living the best way they know how. They are happy, giving and like the rest of us unique. I love show and I will continue to watch it!

BiBi Frederick Waltslady

to Sara and fxlol your illiteracy digusts me- to have the NERVE to talk bad about people and your spelling skills SUCK!! as for Turza you look like a miserable old hag, ill pray for you(why would anyone want to be your friend!!!)


The love that family has for eachother supercedes any type of physical appearance- Its sad when people can base their opinions on peoples stupid habits than whats really important-  How pathetic do you GROWN ass women sound!!

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