MAMA June is facing backlash from daughter Lauryn ‘Pumpkin’ Efird who called her “f**king terrible” for not being there for her kids.
The Road to Redemption star has struggled with addiction for some time, costing her the relationship with her children.
It’s clear the family is frustrated, as her sister tells Pumpkin: “She’ll never say she’s sorry. I mean, to her, nothing’s her fault ever.”
Her daughter, who recently welcomed her third and fourth children, responds: “She’s a f**king terrible person. We all see that Mama’s not gonna change.”
Doe Doe then inquired: “How’s Alana doing with all of this?”
Pumpkin reveals: “She basically ruined her 16th birthday. I’ve just come to the realization, like, Alana wants her mom so bad, but it just can’t happen.”
Doe Doe then says in a confession: “I don’t understand where June can’t get this is my daughter and these are my grandkids and take care of them like she’s supposed to.”
She adds: “I don’t think June wants to come back at this point like it was. I mean, I hope she does, but…you know. If I was gonna put a bet on it, I would say she likes what she’s doing now.”
Pumpkin says: “I think at this point, I am just done.”
Mama June’s sister seems to agree: “I guess we do the tough love. We turn out back. If it ends up the relationship gets totally broken then that’s just what it is.”
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In another teaser, Pumpkin appears to break down during a therapy session with her mom.
In the clip, the reality star admits: “I’m happy, but I’m not happy,” while choking back tears.
Her husband also teared up while revealing his struggles: “I’m just going through the motions.
“Saddened that with everything that has come with it, kept a strong face.”
The couple appeared to be discussing the family’s tumultuous relationship with June as Josh confessed that cutting off the troubled star was their only option.
He said to his wife: “You’re going to have to let your mama go, boo.”
The clip then showed the family embracing in a group hug, still upset by the conversation.
Elsewhere in the preview, June was partying with friends in Las Vegas as she held numerous empty drinks.
The family has been estranged from their mother due to her drug and alcohol abuse.
Mama June’s addiction issues spiraled out of control, coming to a head in March 2019 when she and then-boyfriend Geno Doak were arrested on drug possession charges.
Pumpkin was awarded temporary guardianship of sister Alana in August 2019.
She got permission from Alana’s father Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson.
Mama June’s addiction got so bad she sold the family’s home in Georgia at a loss in an effort to get fast money in October 2019.
June now claims to be nearly two years sober.
She has not made amends with her children to this day, as Pumpkin was recently awarded sole custody of her teenage sister in April.
In the final order issued in April 2022, the judge ruled that Pumpkin “has had guardianship of the minor child since April 29, 2019.
“It is in the best interest of the child that the plaintiff is awarded sole custody.”
Pumpkin now has the right to make the day-to-day care decisions for Alana, and she has the sole decision-making authority for major decisions.
Additionally, the mother of four will have the discretion to allow “visitation between the defendant [June] and the minor [Alana].”