Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson is 16 and dating a 20 year old African American college student named Dralin Carswell, MTO News has learned. And according to reports, the two have been dating now for 6 months - since she was just 15.
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dralin attended a Nashville technical school but now lives in Georgia near Alana and her sister Lauryn 'Pumpkin' Shannon, 21, a source told The UK's Sun this week
Here is a picture of the happy couple:
Honey Boo Boo's insider claims that the reality tv child star's only friend is her boyfriend. 'Because I feel like folks are so much like, oh my God, I'm friends with Honey Boo Boo. I don't trust nobody really, so I don't have friends.'
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While he was 'quiet at first' around her loved ones, a source told the outlet that Carswell is 'like one of the family now' and is 'as fun and crazy as the rest of them.' 'Dralin and Alana hang out together all the time,' the insider added of the duo, who went Facebook official in March. As Alana saves up for her first car, her car fanatic beau has generously let her drive his Dodge Camaro, which he considers 'his baby.'
Alana came to fame nine years ago on 2012's Toddlers & Tiaras about children in beauty pageants.