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Honey Boo Boo Biography: New!

A photo of Honey Boo Boo in a pink pageant dress, with her mom in a horrifying matching outfit

Our Honey Boo Boo biography is now live.

Honey Boo Boo is the nickname of seven-year-old pageant contestant Alana Thompson. She’s the star of the reality TV show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, which follows Thompson, her not un-obese mother June (above), and the rest of their self-described “redneck” family in Georgia.

June enters her daughter in kiddie beauty pageants, and the pair first appeared together on the reality show Toddlers and Tiaras in January. Producers recognized a TV-friendly family when they saw one, and quickly gave them their own show. Here Comes Honey Boo Boo premiered on August 8th, and was a hit right away. Make of that what you will.

Here’s one of the show’s more famous moments so far: June making “sketti.”

See our full biography of Honey Boo Boo »

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