June decides to repair her relationship with boyfriend, Sugar Bear. June:
Sugar Bear is back living full-time in the homestead and we are working on the relationship. It was damaged and Sugar Bear is hurt over my decision to reignite her relationship with convicted child molester, McDaniel.
TMZ live interview
Talk show host, Dr. Phil reveals that June is deceiving the media regarding her relationship with sex offender, McDaniel.
I told her I did not believe what she had to say. I told her strait up it’s the cover-up not the crime that always creates the problem.
Mama June reveals that two of her daughter’s, Lauryn and Jessica share the same father, Michael Anthony Ford. Ford is also a sex offender that is currently serving time on sexual exploitation of minors.
I had sex at 12 years old, I had no idea what it was and it kind of escalated from there. I was dating men who were in their 20’s and 30’s and my mom knew about it.
Mama June reveals that her youngest daughter, Alana Thompson is not in any danger, speaks about her oldest daughter Anna Cardwell’s court documents and why she reunited with child molester, McDaniel.
After everything everybody has told me, I do believe that something happened.
Mama June discloses the details of her relationship with child molester, McDaniel and explains why she let him around her family.
I have nothing to hide, I have nothing to lose, I just want to tell my side of the story. It is not like I am seeing him everyday.
Anna speaks about her living situation when she was younger, exposing her abuse to her third grade teacher, counseling and recent contact with her mother, Mama June.
After I told my mom what happened she didn’t believe me, we never talked and said I am done talking about this now. I am done with it and I don’t want to talk to you no more.
June, McDaniel date
Mama June is dating child molester McDaniel. She has been seeing him for the past few months sneaking away from production of the show and meeting up with him. TLC official:
We are very concerned about this new information and are reassessing the future of the series.
Mama June interview
Seacrest interviews Mama June during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and asks her about Honey Boo Boo’s TV career.
When Alana says I don’t wanna do any more TV, I don’t wanna do any more pageants, we’re done. We go back to our regular life. Sugar Bear still works seven days a week, the kids still go to school and we live our lives normally.
Convicted on child molestation
McDaniel is convicted for aggravated child molestation, serves 10 years and released this past March. He is now a registered sex offender in the state of Georgia. Prosecutors:
McDaniel molested an 8-year-old child — forcing oral sex. June was dating McDaniel at the same time he molested the child.