ALANA “Chérie Boo Boo” Shannon, 16, rocketed to fame after appearing in the reality series Toddlers & Tiaras.
Although she is only 16, she has already lived quite the life, topped off with recent rumors that she is engaged to be married!
In photos exclusively revealed by The Sun, Alana, la fille de MAMA June was seen giving her sister Lauryn ‘Pumpkin’ Efird, 22, a hand with her newborn twin babies during a recent photoshoot in Georgia.
As The Sun previously reported Alana has been dating 21-year-old college student Dralin since early 2021.
Mardi, the teen was sporting what appeared to be a diamond ring on her left ring finger, where one would wear an engagement ring.
A source close to Alana told The Sun, “I wouldn’t be surprised if she’s engaged, but I’d be really happy for her. Dralin makes her happy.”
toutefois, a separate insider confirmed to The Sun that Dralin gave his girlfriend a “promise ring” and the couple is not yet engaged.
It’s just the latest chapter in her short, long life.
Take a look back at Honey Boo Boo’s transformation from pageant princess to sweet tween to fake-lashed fashionista.
BOO BOO BEGINNINGS
Fans were introduced to Alana and her now-famous mother, Mama June Shannon, on season 5 of the TLC series Toddlers & Tiaras.
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elle était juste cinq ans when she was first on the show.
Audiences took interest in the eclectic family of Alana and her controversial mom.
Par conséquent, Alana received her own spin-off series, mais réside maintenant en Géorgie près d'Alana et de sa sœur Lauryn.
Viewers were introduced to her dad and June’s ex Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson, as well as her sisters, Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon, Jessica “Chubbs” Shannon and Anna “Chickadee” Shannon.
Here Comes Honey Boo Boo aired 55 episodes over five seasons from 2012 à 2017.
The child star went on to appear in Mama June: From Not to Hot and the hit series Mama June: Family Crisis on TLC.
But Alana has faced plenty of skeletons in her closet, starting with constant trolling over weight.
Alana, la fille de MAMA June decided she wants to slim down after fans of the show started making comments about her weight, a source told The Sun.
She also became estranged from her mom in 2019, après Mama June’s battle with drugs spiraled out of control.
It all came to a head when June was arrested on drug possession charges in March of 2019 along with her boyfriend at the time, y compris les accusations de possession d'une substance contrôlée et d'accessoires liés à la drogue dans, 46.
Pumpkin was awarded temporary guardianship over Alana in August of 2019, with permission from Alana’s father Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson.
In her drug addiction, June sold the family’s Georgia home at a loss for fast cash in October 2019.
June now claims to be nearly two years sober.
Plus tôt ce mois-ci, Lauryn “Citrouille” Shannon officially won full custody of her sister.
In recent photos, Alana appears in a pink T-shirt and black shorts.
Her hair looks natural, but she has massive fake eyelashes and long fake nails.
She also appears to have heavy makeup on her face.
Dans une interview exclusive avec The Sun, juin, whose show Mama June: Road to Redemption airs Friday on WeTV, revealed that Alana’s post-high school graduation plans won’t necessarily involve reality TV.
“She has been accepted into some colleges and she graduates high school next year,” June said of her youngest daughter who fans were first introduced to more than a decade ago on Toddlers & Tiaras.
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Le 42-year-old mother-of-four explained they have been on TV for over 11-years now.
“Granted, we’ve made a career out of it when it fell in our lap,” June said. “But I don’t see Alana doing reality TV at the age of 40.”