'Honey Boo Boo' Cancelled - Mama June dating the man who molested her own daughter!


Black Girl Magic
Apr 13, 2010
Mama June's

New Man Molested Her Daughter

And She Wants You to Know

19 minutes ago BY TMZ STAFF



The 8-year-old girl who was molested by Mama June's new guy is June's own daughter, Anna ... and Anna wanted us to tell everybody.

TMZ broke the story ... June is dating her ex, Mark McDaniel, who was released in March after serving 10 years in prison for forcing a girl to perform oral sex on him. June has been dating McDaniel since his release -- something she denies despite photos and other evidence -- and that's why TLC cancelled "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo."

Sources tell TMZ ... Anna Cardwell -- who is now 20 and married with a child -- believed her mom earlier today that she was not dating the man who molested her. But we're told Anna has now received a lot more info, and is now convinced June betrayed her by seeing McDaniel again.

Anna wants it known she's the victim because it makes what her mom is doing all the more egregious. We're told Anna feels her relationship with her mom has been destroyed, and the only way June can see her granddaughter is if McDaniel is nowhere to be seen.

We're also told TLC reached out to Anna today to offer her counseling.

Read more: http://www.tmz.com#ixzz3H6OprJdV

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I don't think so...
Oct 9, 2010
Mama June 'secretly lavished child sex offender beau with gifts including a CAR'... as TLC axe Here Comes Honey Boo Boo

  • 'Mama June' Shannon released a video statement on Friday confirming that the show has been axed
  • Continues to deny relationship with convicted child sex offender Mark McDaniel
  • Children's services have been alerted following reports say TMZ
  • Completed fourth season will not air, network taking a financial blow
  • McDaniel dated the 35-year-old 10 years ago, before prison sentence
  • Served 10 years for molestation of eight-year-old relation of Mama June's

She has repeatedly denied dating convicted sex offender Mark McDaniel after their alleged relationship led to the cancellation of popular reality show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo on Friday.

But according to TMZ; not only was 'Mama' June Shannon secretly dating McDaniel for several months, she also purchased gifts - including a used car - for him.
June allegedly went shopping for the car last month, visiting at least one dealership near her home in McIntyre, Georgia.

The website report that the family matriarch told the dealer the vehicle was for 'her daughter.' But sources say it was, in fact, 'secretly' intended for McDaniel.
U.S. network TLC, which airs the reality show, apparently 'got wind' of the secret shopping trips.

Taking into account other 'compelling evidence' and a photograph published by TMZ showing June and McDaniel in bed together, TLC took steps to cancel the reality show.
Despite June's denials,TMZ report that child services and the local Sheriff's Department were notified of the reports shortly after the website first broke the story.

The show's cancellation was confirmed on Friday by June in a three minute video posted on Facebook which appears to have been taken on her phone.
'I just got a phone call this morning from TLC and as of right now there will be no more production of the show,' she says, looking down and avoiding eye contact with the camera.
She went on to deny reports she is romancing McDaniel. 'The statement of me dating a sex offender is totally untrue,' she said.

'[Daughter] Pumpkin has openly said that I did not, that I've not dated him, and also his son [has].'
She continued: 'I would not ever, ever, ever put my kids in danger, I love my kids too much. That is my past. I have not seen that person in 10 years and don't want to see that person.'

With their livelihood now in jeopardy, the family matriarch took the time to thank the show's fans for their continuing support over the years.

'We just want to thank, from the bottom of our hearts, the support that we've had from our fans since May 2012,' she smiled 'The experience has been awesome to us. The girls have been able to do things that they would not normally have [been able] to do.'

Though the show may be over, with the network confirming that the already-completed fourth season will not air, Mama June insisted it wouldn't be the last fans would see of the quirky family, who will continue to be active in their community.

'We are still going to do our Christmas display, if y'all choose to come out and meet the family still, to support our community,' she said. 'We're also going to keep updating throughout what's going on in our life.'

Finally able to speak out with what she called her 'truth video', revealing that the network had 'kind of told us to hush-hush' up until now, the recently separated star also spoke of ending her relationship with partner of nine years, Mike 'Sugar Bear' Thompson.

'Me and Sugar Bear really have broke up but we are friends and we have stayed civil,' she insists of the father of her youngest child, Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson. 'We're better off friends than we were a couple.'

As yells in the background demanded she 'shut up', Mama June wraps up her confessional on the upbeat note that: 'Things happen for a reason in life and you live and learn.'

She added to the fans: 'We do love y'all and we care about y'all. We greatly appreciate ever one of y'all and from the bottom of our heart we want to let y'all know that.'

TLC confirmed to MailOnline on Friday that the hit reality series has been cancelled and the network will not air the fourth season that was already filmed.

'Supporting the health and welfare of these remarkable children is our only priority. TLC is faithfully committed to the children's ongoing comfort and well-being, they said. A source told TMZ that includes continuing to offer the children tutors, as well as counselling.

Mama June's video comes after a previous Facebook message posted on Thursday which urged Honey Boo Boo fans to not 'believe everything you read.'

It said: 'Ppl sell stories to the tabloid everyday that r false (sic)! It isnt true i promise my kids r #1 priority over anything else and I would never put them in danger period over this or anything else they r my life this is my past I left him 10 yrs ago for it and I wouldn't go back (sic).'

And June's daughters Lauryn 'Pumpkin' Shannon and Anna 'Chickadee' Shannon Cardwell have both spoken out to deny their mother had a relationship with McDaniel.

'I know for a fact it’s not true,' Anna told Radar. 'The person behind this, all I got to say is he or she is trying to tear the family apart, which isn’t right one bit.

'They just want nothing but attention for themselves and money and for our show to stop,' the married mother of two-year-old Kaitlyn added.

Her 14-year-old daughter Lauryn Shannon - otherwise known as Pumpkin - had also previously spoken to Radar about her mom's prior relationship with McDaniel in a bid to douse the flames.

'The story is not true. My mom left Mark 10 years ago,' the teenager insists, adding: 'They haven’t seen nor talked [to each other] in 10 years.'

While TMZ obtained a photo allegedly taken a month ago of the reality star snuggling up to the 53-year-old in a hotel bed, Pumpkin has slammed the evidence as simply 'Photoshopped'.

With Mama June having separated from long-time partner Mike 'Sugar Bear' Thompson just last month after she allegedly discovered the 42-year-old actively trolling for women on various dating websites, her daughter says the mom-of-four is enjoying the single life.
'She is all about the kids. She only needs us girls, no-one else,' Pumpkin stated. 'We are all sticking together as one happy family with us four girls.'

But TMZ reported that Mama June has been dating her ex for the last few months, citing the aforementioned photo as proof of their liaisons.

'We're told Honey Boo Boo's mom has been seeing McDaniel for the last few months ... sneaking away from production of the show and meeting up with him. We're told she's also been setting him up by buying him various gifts.'

McDaniel was recently released from prison after serving 10 years, convicted of aggravated child molestation in 2004.

In June 2003, he was indicted for aggravated child molestation, aggravated sexual battery and child molestation related to several incidents involving a member of then-girlfriend June's family, aged eight, though the case was dismissed.
The website reports: 'Prosecutors say he molested an eight-year-old child - forcing oral sex.
The pair were also said to be romantically involved at the time of his arrest.

According to reports confirmed by the MailOnline, McDaniel is a registered sex offender in the reality show's home state of Georgia.

The registry details that Mark only got out of prison in March after he was convicted in 2004 of aggravated child molestation, which is 'when such person commits an offense of child molestation which act physically injures the child or involves an act of sodomy'.
The three youngest girls still live at home in MacIntyre, Georgia, while Anna - who has a two-year-old daughter, Kaitlyn - has since moved to Alabama after marrying baby daddy Michael Cardwell

Tragically, this is not the only sex offender that Mama June has been linked to.
The father of Honey Boo Boo’s 17-year-old sister Jessica 'Chubbs' Shannon, Michael Anthony Ford, 37, who dated her mother just a few months before she became pregnant, is currently behind bars.

in 2008, he served more than two years in prison for the sexual exploitation of a child over the internet due to an offence committed in 2005.

According to prison documents, he was charged with two more counts of sexual exploration of a child, also steaming from 2005, and is currently serving 10 years for each charge. He is not expected to be released until 2026.

Source: Daily Mail

Ms Kiah

Aug 3, 2012
I will never understand women who allow their husbands and boyfriends to abuse their children. It's the most disgusting thing imaginable. There is story after story about these cases and it's tragic.

Hopefully her children will be removed from her custody.
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Encore Hermes

Aug 6, 2007
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"Tragically, this is not the only sex offender that Mama June has been linked to..."

No words except that I am glad they canceled the show immediately and that TLC offered counceling for the one daughter.

With the show off the air he might be around and I hope they get the other children out.


Sep 5, 2013
I was reading someone where else about how when Boo boo was on Jimmy Kimmel they acted very weird and the little girl was acting almost rehearsed and like she was reacting to prompts from someone off stage. The interview just seemed very odd and I believe tragically in my heart that this disgusting woman doesnt care about anything but a man and money and is willing to pimp her child to the fullest.


Dec 7, 2011
So it took this for TLC to realize how trashy these ppl are? They cancel good, unique shows like "All American Muslim" but keep this honey boo boo crap on the air for as long as they can. Smdh.
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Apr 5, 2009
This story is sad beyond words. I commend her daughter for being brave enough to come out as the victim. I also read that TLC is offering counseling to all her daughters. I gathered from other sites that she basically let her mom raise Anna she chose to be with this scum bag than her own daughter after he was accused. And Anna only moved back in for the show because she was pregnant and TLC liked the teen pregnancy SL. I hope June goes to counseling but i doubt she will unless forced too, she clearly needs the help. I'm inclined to think she was in some way shape or form keeping in contact with her ex all this time. I find it really hard to believe that he just popped up back in her life 10 years later once he got out of prison and they just went back together like nothing happened. I hate to say it but i hope those girls are taken away by CPS. The evidence supports that they dating and have been in contact the girls are not safe with her. I wonder if sugar bear (sorry don't know his real name) will try to get full custody of hunny boo boo. The saddest part to me is if it weren't for the show these girls would be stuck around this creeper. Thier fame is what's going save them from being subjected to this guy in thier life.


lettin' them have it
Nov 29, 2010
Who is surprised? 4 kids, 4 baby daddies, and she looks like that at 33. She is desperate.