Honey Boo Boo was one of the most popular reality shows of the 2000s. The reality television series aired on TLC and featured the family of child beauty pageant contestant Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson.
Well Honey Boo Boo is growing up fast, and MTO News has learned that Alana now wants to be an "Instagram model."
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Alana now 15 posted a picture of herself on Instagram, sporting fake eyelashes and an acrylic manicure. Many fans were stunned by the child star’s new mature look, after watching her grow up on reality tv, and reacted negatively. In the comments they said:
You don’t need lashes and nails at your age … where’s the parenting at? Be a little girl please,” one follower wrote, bashing June.
“Well, her mother is a coke head and she’s being raised by her sister,” another fan agreed.
“Whether it’s nice or not, it doesn’t matter. It’s a fact,” the user added.
Alana was not happy about the comments and spoke out in defense of her family.
“Ion to [sic] much care what y’all gotta say about me. But one thing y’all ain’t finna do is [sic] talk about my mama and my sister,” Alana wrote.
“My mom is now sober of almost a year and I couldn’t be prouder of her and yes I’m being raised by my sister but hey, I think she’s doing a damn good job at it!” she added.