Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Story highlights Mama June tells “Entertainment Tonight” that she has seen Mark McDaniel only twice She said two of her daughters were fathered by another sex offender The reality star said she has “nothing to hide”. Honey Boo Boo’s mother is coming clean about her past, which she says includes her involvement with a second sex offender. In an exclusive interview with “Entertainment Tonight” to begin airing Thursday, reality TV matriarch June “Mama June” Shannon explains why she was seen in the company of Mark Anthony McDaniel, a man who served 10 years in prison after being convicted of aggravated child molestation in and who is a registered sex offender. Shannon also says the father of two of her children is another man who was convicted of a sex crime. Her rumored involvement with McDaniel — who was recently released after serving a year sentence — touched off a firestorm that resulted in the cancellation of the popular TLC reality show “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” in October. The show centered around Shannon and her family, including 9-year-old daughter Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson, who came to fame competing in child beauty pageants. Shannon’s oldest daughter, Anna “Chickadee” Cardwell, 20, has said McDaniel molested her when she was 8. Shannon told ET’s Brooke Anderson that she does believe “that something happened” between her daughter and McDaniel and that she’s “told Anna not to bring up the past again.
Mama June is dating sex offender who molested her relative
The Learning Channel TLC has cancelled the reality show after TMZ reported that the mom of the show’s 9-year-old child star, Mama June, was secretly dating a convicted child sex offender who abused a relative of hers. According to the online gossip site, June has been secretly dating Mark McDaniel, who got out of prison in March after serving 10 years for forcing oral sex on an 8-year-old.
An e-mailed statement from TLC’s senior director of publicity Joanna Brahim confirmed the show’s demise. TLC is faithfully committed to the children’s ongoing comfort and well-being. The show — which actually used subtitles so viewers could understand what the deeply Southern young star and her relatives and friends were saying — isn’t the hit it once was.
Reality bites back. Turns out the biological father for two of Honey Boo Boo’s siblings had a star turn on a reality show long before TLC ever shined a light on the eccentric Georgia family. She made the revelation in an interview with Entertainment Tonight in which Mama June, 35, tried to distance herself from reports that she’d rekindled a relationship with convicted sex offender Mark McDaniel.
But Ford, 37, has his own blotted past. He served time for sexual exploitation of minors after being nabbed on “To Catch a Predator” in Mama June needed to set the record straight after eldest daughter year-old Anna “Chickadee” Cardwell claimed she was molested as an 8-year-old by McDaniel. I’m upset. I feel betrayed. I feel very hurt. That’s the main thing that I am – I feel very hurt that Mama let him come around.
‘Honey Boo Boo’ Canceled After Reports Claim Mama June is Dating a Sex Offender
The mother of child pageant and reality TV star, Honey Boo Boo, is reportedly dating a convicted paedophile. TMZ reports “Mama” June Shannon has reconnected with an ex-boyfriend who was recently released from prison after serving 10 years for “forcing a girl to perform oral sex on him”. Mother of four and star of reality show ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’, Mama June Shannon is refuting claims she is now dating her child sex offender ex-boyfriend.
The year-old mother of four has denied being in a relationship with the man despite being photographed together in a hotel room soon after she split from her husband, Michael “Sugar Bear” Thompson in September. The girl at the centre of the case is allegedly June’s eldest daughter, Anna Cardwell, who was molested when she was 8.
Cardwell, who is now 20 and married with a young child, is known as “Chickadee” on the family’s reality show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.
After the pair split he served over two years in prison for the sexual exploitation of a child over the internet in and remains on the sex offender registry. Scroll down for video. Sex offender Michael Anthony Ford, right, dated Mama June just a few months before she became pregnant with Jessica, left, now According to prison records, Ford is currently behind bars on a separate child abandonment charge.
The father of Laury is said to be unknown, even by Mama June. Ford, pictured above, served over two years in prison for the sexual exploitation of a child over the internet in and remains behind bars on a separate charge of child abandonment. A police report has revealed the sickening sexual assaults Mama June’s eldest daughter allegedly suffered at the hands of her boyfriend when she was just eight. She also told police that her mother’s boyfriend touched her inappropriately, made her touch him inappropriately and forced her to perform a sex act on him.
When she told him to stop, he would not. Anna, who appeared on ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ with her mother and siblings, has since revealed that when she first told her mother about the abuse, Mama June refused to believe her. McDaniel was sentenced to 10 years behind bars after pleading guilty to child molestation. He left prison in March and has reportedly been seeing Mama June again.
Honey Boo Boo’s mother, ‘Mama June’, reportedly dating child sex offender
CNN Digital. Shannon and her boyfriend were doing “quite a bit” of methamphetamine, and the habit got expensive, she said during a reunion with daughter Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon for a recent episode of the WE tv series, “Mama June: Family Crisis. Shannon later admitted to having been in that man’s company and said one of Alana’s sisters had been fathered by another convicted sex offender. In , Shannon landed another reality show, “Mama June: From Not to Hot,” on WE tv after she lost almost pounds, going from a size 18 to a size 4, following weight-loss surgery.
Shannon also used the opportunity to deny claims she was dating Mark McDaniel, a sex offender who was recently released from jail. McDaniel, who is in his early 50s, was convicted on May 20, of aggravated child molestation. He registered as a sex offender in March Shannon wrote in a Facebook post on Thursday that she dated and dumped McDaniel 10 years ago.
The site posted a photo of Shannon and McDaniel together, but Shannon insisted she has not seen him for more than 10 years and that the photo was faked. TLC is faithfully committed to the children’s ongoing comfort and well-being. Shannon said she posted her video response despite pressure the family had received from TLC to keep quiet about the scandal. It was not immediately clear if children’s services was looking into the report about Shannon.
Honey Boo Boo’s Mama June Admits a (Different) Sex Offender Is the Father of Two of Her Daughters
Not so much. Celebrities who’ve survived scandal. McDaniel was convicted of aggravated child molestation in — during which time June was allegedly seeing him.
Former “Here Comes Honey Bo Boo” star June “Mama June” Shannon had a relationship with a second man on Georgia’s sex offender registry. last week, after reports surfaced that Shannon was again dating ex-boyfriend.
Not so much. McDaniel was convicted of aggravated child molestation in — during which time June was allegedly seeing him. Prosecutors alleged that he forced oral sex on an 8-year-old who is related to June, according to TMZ. McDaniel served 10 years behind bars and was released this past March. He is now a registered sex offender in the state of Georgia. We are very concerned about this new information and are reassessing the future of the series.
How do you think TLC should handle the situation? Celebrities who’ve survived scandal.
Honey Boo Boo canceled by TLC because Mama June is dating sex offender
By Bryan Hood. Mama June might want to think twice about her new man. The year-old reality star, whose real name is June Shannon, is said to be dating a registered sex offender who molested one of her relatives, reports TMZ. McDaniel was released in March, after serving 10 years. He is registered as a sex offender in Georgia.
The show, featuring child beauty pageant contestant Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson and her eccentric family in rural Georgia, has been running for four seasons, drawing millions of fans. But its future was thrown into doubt after reports that the family’s stay-at-home mom, year-old June “Mama June” Shannon, is romantically involved with a man convicted and jailed in for aggravated child molestation. Last month, Shannon confirmed she was breaking up with nine-year-old Thompson’s father Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson after 10 years together.
We have been experiencing some problems with subscriber log-ins and apologise for the inconvenience caused. Until we resolve the issues, subscribers need not log in to access ST Digital articles. But a log-in is still required for our PDFs. Skip to main content. Share gift link below with your friends and family. Link Copied!