Mama June Shannon is making her reality TV comeback.
Shannon revealed to ET’s Kevin Frazier that she’s set to
appear on Botched. She’s going on the
E! cosmetic surgery reality series to remove excess skin following her extensive
The 36-year-old reality star, who first became famous on TLC’s Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, is currently
on WE tv’s Marriage Boot Camp with
her estranged husband, Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson. The two have been dealing
with revelations that Thompson cheated on Shannon.
"Me and Sugar's been in a relationship for a little
over 11 years, and it's in serious trouble, because Sugar's been cheating, and
I'm hoping to get some answers," Shannon shared on the show. "My daughter, Alana, found proof and that's what really devastated me!"
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Shannon’s return to TV comes hot on the heels of the news
that she and the Thompson family are working on a new show. According to an
update on the now 10-year-old Alana Thompson's official Facebook page, the new series will start in
December, and will be "real and unscripted."
"OK for everyone it was asked if we are going to be
back on TV, the answer is yes and it will be very soon," the statement
reads. "It will not be [on the] TLC network but it will be announced as we
were told with people on Tuesday. I will be able to get out more details soon
but we are excited as it will air starting in December. But it will not be [a] Here
Comes Honey Boo Boo kind of thing, but it will be reality TV and it
will be real and unscripted like we have always ever been. That's [the] only
kind of TV we believe in and we want you all to see the true side of all of
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The new series will have no affiliation with TLC, which
canceled Here Comes Honey Boo Booin October 2014, following
reports that Shannon was dating convicted child molester Mark McDaniel.
McDaniel was convicted of molesting Shannon's oldest daughter, Anna
Cardwell, when she was 8 years old. Shannon denied last fall that she and
McDaniel had renewed a romantic relationship.