‘Mama’ June Shannon apologizes to estranged daughter Alana Thompson for her 17th birthday


Mama June: Road to Redemption star ‘Mama’ June Shannon formally apologized to her estranged daughter Alana ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Thompson the day before her 17th birthday last Sunday.

‘Happy birthday, b****! Hope [you] have a good day. Just know I am very proud of [you] with everything – graduating high school [which is] a big deal,’ the 43-year-old grandmother-of-four wrote in a text obtained by TMZ.

‘But I know I have put [you] through a lot and I’m sorry, but I’m here now whenever [you] need me. I know I’m not perfect by [any] means, but I’m trying my best. I know there is a lot to [be] worked and work through, but I have confidence that [it] will. I love you b**** happy [birthday]!’

Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson pictured on August 5

‘Happy birthday, b****!’ Mama June: Road to Redemption star ‘Mama’ June Shannon (L) formally apologized to her estranged daughter Alana ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Thompson (R) the day before her 17th birthday last Sunday 

June sent the sassy Southern teen – who replied thanking her mother and telling her she loves her – a $400 pair of Nike Dunk Low PS ‘Triple Pink’ sneakers, which will ‘arrive this week.’

Shannon lost custody of Alana following her 2019 arrest for felony possession of a controlled substance (crack cocaine) and drug paraphernalia, but she avoided prison time by staying sober and doing 100 hours of community service.

Ever since, Thompson’s half-sister Lauryn ‘Pumpkin’ Efird has been her legal guardian.

On August 5, the Georgia-born blonde – who first found fame as a child pageant princess – posed for her high school senior photos.

The 43-year-old grandmother-of-four wrote in a text obtained by TMZ: 'Hope [you] have a good day. Just know I am very proud of [you] with everything - graduating high school [which is] a big deal. But I know I have put [you] through a lot and I'm sorry, but I'm here now whenever [you] need me'

The 43-year-old grandmother-of-four wrote in a text obtained by TMZ: ‘Hope [you] have a good day. Just know I am very proud of [you] with everything – graduating high school [which is] a big deal. But I know I have put [you] through a lot and I’m sorry, but I’m here now whenever [you] need me’

She continued: 'I know I'm not perfect by [any] means, but I'm trying my best. I know there is a lot to [be] worked and work through, but I have confidence that [it] will. I love you b**** happy [birthday]!'

She continued: ‘I know I’m not perfect by [any] means, but I’m trying my best. I know there is a lot to [be] worked and work through, but I have confidence that [it] will. I love you b**** happy [birthday]!’

'Arriving this week!' June sent the sassy Southern teen - who replied thanking her mother and telling her she loves her - a $400 pair of Nike Dunk Low PS 'Triple Pink' sneakers

‘Arriving this week!’ June sent the sassy Southern teen – who replied thanking her mother and telling her she loves her – a $400 pair of Nike Dunk Low PS ‘Triple Pink’ sneakers

Last month, TMZ reported that Lauryn signed off on Alana undergoing $13K non-surgical endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty to go from 275lbs to 150lbs at Dr. Steven Batash’s Endoscopic Weight Loss Center in Rego Park, NY.

Suture Sculpt is done endoscopically (through the mouth) and a sleeve is created by folding the stomach with sutures, so there are no cuts or scars and it can reduce stomach size by 60%.

Recovery for patients takes one to three days and they experience a sense of being full after eating smaller portions of food, so they lose 20% of their total body weight within 12 months on average.

However, according to the website, ‘a solid commitment to a healthy lifestyle, including exercise and dietary intake, is required for long-term success’ for the procedure specifically for people with a BMI of 30 or greater.

Mugshot: Shannon lost custody of Alana following her 2019 arrest for felony possession of a controlled substance (crack cocaine) and drug paraphernalia, but she avoided prison time by staying sober and doing 100 hours of community service

Mugshot: Shannon lost custody of Alana following her 2019 arrest for felony possession of a controlled substance (crack cocaine) and drug paraphernalia, but she avoided prison time by staying sober and doing 100 hours of community service 

More than siblings: Ever since, Thompson's half-sister Lauryn 'Pumpkin' Efird (2-L, pictured August 5) has been her legal guardian

More than siblings: Ever since, Thompson’s half-sister Lauryn ‘Pumpkin’ Efird (2-L, pictured August 5) has been her legal guardian

Feeling old yet? On August 5, the Georgia-born blonde posed for her high school senior photos

She first found fame as a child pageant princess

Feeling old yet? On August 5, the Georgia-born blonde – who first found fame as a child pageant princess – posed for her high school senior photos

On August 1, Thompson’s aunt Jo Shannon and cousin Amber Busby underwent the same FDA-approved procedure with Dr. Steven Batash.

The Super Sized Salon guest star evidently does not approve of her daughter having endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty alongside her 20-year-old boyfriend since April 2021, Dralin Carswell.

In 2016, June underwent bariatric (aka gastric bypass) surgery and shed 300lbs following her $75K surgical makeover – including a tummy tuck, breast augmentation, liposuction, a neck lift, arm lifts, and porcelin veneers.

Any day now: Last month, TMZ reported that Lauryn signed off on Alana undergoing $13K non-surgical endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty to go from 275lbs to 150lbs at Dr. Steven Batash's Endoscopic Weight Loss Center in Rego Park, NY (pictured in 2018)

Any day now: Last month, TMZ reported that Lauryn signed off on Alana undergoing $13K non-surgical endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty to go from 275lbs to 150lbs at Dr. Steven Batash’s Endoscopic Weight Loss Center in Rego Park, NY (pictured in 2018)

'21% total body weight loss within two years': Suture Sculpt is done endoscopically (through the mouth) and a sleeve is created by folding the stomach with sutures, so there are no cuts or scars and it can reduce stomach size by 60%

‘21% total body weight loss within two years’: Suture Sculpt is done endoscopically (through the mouth) and a sleeve is created by folding the stomach with sutures, so there are no cuts or scars and it can reduce stomach size by 60%

'Mom and I finally did it!' On August 1, Thompson's aunt Jo Shannon (L) and cousin Amber Busby (R) underwent the same FDA-approved procedure with Dr. Steven Batash (M)

‘Mom and I finally did it!’ On August 1, Thompson’s aunt Jo Shannon (L) and cousin Amber Busby (R) underwent the same FDA-approved procedure with Dr. Steven Batash (M)

'Stronger than ever!' The Super Sized Salon guest star evidently does not approve of her daughter having endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty alongside her 20-year-old boyfriend since April 2021, Dralin Carswell (L)

‘Stronger than ever!’ The Super Sized Salon guest star evidently does not approve of her daughter having endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty alongside her 20-year-old boyfriend since April 2021, Dralin Carswell (L)

After successfully shrinking from a size 18 to size 4, Shannon went on to gain 100lbs during the coronavirus pandemic after getting sober.

Florida fans can take pictures with and receive autographs from most of the Honey Boo Boo clan (not Mama June) on September 25 from 1-4pm at their Fort Lauderdale meet-and-greet event featuring merchandise and live music.

Audiences were first introduced to June and Alana on Toddlers and Tiaras and their spin-off Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, which TLC canceled in 2014 after four seasons due to convicted child molester Mark McDaniel.

2017 after: In 2016, June underwent bariatric (aka gastric bypass) surgery as well as a $75K surgical makeover - including a tummy tuck, breast augmentation, liposuction, a neck lift, arm lifts, and porcelain veneers

Before: 'Mama' June Shannon pictured in 2013

Shed 300lbs! In 2016, June underwent bariatric (aka gastric bypass) surgery as well as a $75K surgical makeover – including a tummy tuck, breast augmentation, liposuction, a neck lift, arm lifts, and porcelain veneers

Most people gain weight back: After successfully shrinking from a size 18 to size 4, Shannon (2-R) went on to gain 60lbs during the coronavirus pandemic after getting sober

Most people gain weight back: After successfully shrinking from a size 18 to size 4, Shannon (2-R) went on to gain 60lbs during the coronavirus pandemic after getting sober

$25 tickets! Florida fans can take pictures with and receive autographs from most of the Honey Boo Boo clan (not Mama June) on September 25 from 1-4pm at their Fort Lauderdale meet-and-greet event featuring merchandise and live music (pictured August 14)

$25 tickets! Florida fans can take pictures with and receive autographs from most of the Honey Boo Boo clan (not Mama June) on September 25 from 1-4pm at their Fort Lauderdale meet-and-greet event featuring merchandise and live music (pictured August 14)

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