Honey Boo Boo’s 22-year-old sister, Pumpkin, was given full custody of the teenager by Mama June following a court ruling…
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Alana Thompson, better known as Honey Boo Boo, rose to fame when she was only 5 years old.
Thompson starred in the series along with her family. Babies and tiaras.
Thompson and her mom June Shannon were an instant hit with viewers.
As a result, the family got their own reality show. Here comes darling Boo Booalthough it was later canceled due to controversy.
In 2018, Thompson starred in Dancing with the Stars: Juniors where she lived until the fourth week.
However, Thompson has since avoided TV shows and now keeps fans updated on her life on Instagram.
Including where she shared the news about her boyfriend…
Thompson, now sixteen, is currently dating Dralyn Carswell, aged twenty.
And people are unhappy with the age difference…
“20 year olds shouldn’t be dating high school students, no matter what the law says,” one person said. wrote on Twitter.
“This kid with a 20 year old man???” said another.
Other tweeted“So a 20 year old is dating a 16 year old who turned 16 exactly one fucking month ago, 6 months now…”
“He’s too old for her, what the hell!!!” somebody else tweeted.
But despite the concerns of other people with age gaps, Thompson’s mom, June Shannon, came out in defense of her daughter’s relationship.
talking to TuFabShannon said people need to realize that Thompson has “grown up”.
When the publication asked Shannon if she dated Carswell, she confirmed that she did.
“Yes, I dated Draleen,” she said. “They have been together for over a year. People need to understand that she will be 17 in August and that [Alana’s older sister] Pumpkin and Josh were the same age as them.”
Shannon went on to say that Thompson gets a lot of “hate” because of her relationship.
Shannon claimed that this was because Thompson is in an “interracial relationship” and because “he’s older”.
“She gets a lot of hate because she’s in an interracial relationship, he’s older, but at the end of the day, Alana isn’t the same 6-7 year old you fell in love with 11 years ago,” she told the publication.
“Alana has grown up, she’s graduating next year guys!”
But now, Pumpkin, Honey Boo Boo’s twenty-two-year-old sister has won the custody battle over Mama June.
According to Hollywood lifethe mother must pay $800 a month for child support.
Mom no longer has full custody of her daughter, as a Georgia judge instead awarded Pumpkin custody of a sixteen-year-old girl.
According to the court papers, June will have to go through Pumpkin to see Honey Boo Boo because she is underage.
But why did she lose custody of her daughter?
Well, in 2019, June Shannon and her then-boyfriend were arrested on drug possession charges, according to a news outlet.
Honey Boo Boo has been living with Pumpkin for 3 years since her arrest, and will continue to do so now that Pumpkin, who has four children, has won the custody battle for her mother.
A document obtained by a news outlet states that it is in the “best interest” for Pumpkin to have custody of a sixteen-year-old.
“Plaintiff has had custody of the minor child since April 29, 2019. It is in the interests of the minor child that the plaintiff receive sole custody,” the statement said. said.
The document also states that the monthly income for June is “$25,000”, but this is not a certain income.
“Her only certain income is a $1,015 per month disability,” he continued.
Although June lost custody of her daughter, she got better.
She is now married to Justin Stroud, whom she met on TikTok, and is doing well in her new relationship with him. She is also 2 years sober!
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