Back in September, Mama June called it quits
with her longtime boyfriend Mike "Sugar Bear" Thompson
, father to Honey Boo Boo. In May of 2013, the pair (famously unmarried) took part in a commitment ceremony
on the TLC show. "Sugar Bear and I have decided to take some time apart to figure out some things in our relationship," the former couple said in a statement. "We are taking things day by day, but regardless of what happens, the girls will always be our number one priority. We want to thank y'all for your support."