When the world first met the Mountain Dew-fueled aspiring pageant queen known as Honey Boo Boo, Alana Thompson and her family were a source of guilty pleasure laughs.
All these years later, the Thompson/Shannon clan remains a reality TV fixture — but no one is laughing these days.
Much of the problem is that Alana’s mother, June Shannon, is trapped in a potentially fatal downward spiral.
June’s substance abuse issues have been well documented, and insiders say her continued drug use is tearing her family apart.
Already, June has been the subject of a failed intervention, and her family believes she’ll never get clean until she purges one particular bad influence from her life.
We’re talking, of course, about Shannon’s boyfrirend Geno Doak.
June’s troubles with the law and with addiction seemed to begin shortly after she started dating Doak.
Alana moved out on her mother and took up residence in her sister’s home, reportedly out of fear of Geno.
But it’s not as though Mama June’s daughters are abandoning her.
According to a new report from TMZ, the girls recently reached out and issued June an ultimatum:
Apparently, Alana agreed to move back home with her mother on two conditions — June would need …read more
Source:: The Hollywood Gossip