MAMA June Shannon opened up about her addiction during an Instagram Live, revealing that ex Geno Doak cheated on her ahead of their 2019 逮捕.
The reality star and her then-beau were booked on drug charges.
Mama June recalled spending a significant amount of time at casinos in Alabama during her toxic romance.
She said in the Live: “Geno started cheating with people that was in the casinos and it was just hell.
去把事情弄得更糟, Mama June noted that their were “drugs everywhere” in the casinos.
她说: “So I was using quite a bit.
“I was spending, 喜欢, $250,000 at these casinos, 喜欢, in four months.”
Further showing how bad things got, Mama June shared: “I went back home in July. … My power was off, my water was off.
“But do you think I cared about that? No.”
她继续下去: “I got my production company to turn back on the power, to turn back on the water and the lights.
“I started selling s**t out of my house.”
Mama June recalled trying to sell “everything,” including her refrigerator, 服装, lights, paintings and more.
她说: “I just needed the money because at that time, I was totally broken.”
去把事情弄得更糟, cameras were rolling and, according to Mama June, “Geno was using behind my back.”
Mama June and Geno’s drug use ramped up.
She reached a point, 她说, 在哪里 她 “was spending, 喜欢, $250,000” on drugs in a matter of months.
Mama June claimed during her live that Geno was using drugs intravenously, or via needle.
She claimed that he left needles around her home, which daughter Pumpkin found.
It was at that point that she had younger sister Alana – better known as Honey Boo Boo – removed from the household.
The siblings continue to live together to this day, though they see Mama June often.
Mama June and Geno were 被捕 三月 2019.
She had been filming Mama June: From Not to Hot at the time, and production – as well as her family members – had become aware of her addiction struggles.
They staged an intervention, which was filmed, and tried to get Mama June back on the straight and narrow.
She and Geno both entered rehab in the season four finale.
As a result of their joint arrest, Geno was sentenced to jail time.
Mama June got off without serving time and has since committed her life to helping others.
After calling it quits with Geno, Mama June has moved on.
She’s now in a relationship with a younger man, 叫 Justin Stroud.
The pair packed on the PDA amid a recent trip to California.
Mama June was seen hand-feeding her beau and walking hand-in-hand with him.
The Sun previously 已报告 that Justin has a warrant out for his arrest.
Police were said to be searching for him after he popped up with the reality star in California.
He also has a history of drug abuse.