Honey Boo Boo tearfully confronts Mama June about her drug use in first meeting in a year
Alana ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Thompson broke down in tears when confronting her mother Mama June about the impact of her drug use in a teaser for Friday night’s episode of Mama June: Road To Redemption.
The young reality TV star, 15, was overwhelmed with emotions as she and her sister Lauryn ‘Pumpkin’ Shannon, 21, sat down to talk to their mother for the first time in a year.
“It’s just difficult because you weren’t there for my first day of high school and I think that’s a pretty important thing,” Alana confessed, crying.
Heartbroken: Alana ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Thompson burst into tears as she confronted struggling mom June ‘Mama June’ Shannon about her drug use and absent parenting in clip from Friday’s episode of Mama June : Road To Redemption
“ It was hard for me not to have my mom there and I had to come home and tell Pumpkin what I was doing, ” the former contest star said.
“I’m very grateful that Pumpkin is there for me, but why weren’t you there?” Why weren’t you there when I needed you the most?
June – whose 2019 arrest for drug possession led to a stint in rehab – was willing to admit her mistakes, saying she was’ sick ‘and’ couldn’t take care of herself -even ”.
Alana got angry, asking her mom how she would feel if the “ most important person ” in her life was missing through “ the important parts, the sad parts, [or] no matter what.
Hard to Hear: ‘It was hard for me not to have my mom there and I had to come home and tell Pumpkin what I was doing,’ the former contest star said.
Calm: Older child Lauryn ‘Pumpkin’ Thompson was there to support her little sister but didn’t say anything in the teaser
Pro: Family therapist Dr Ish has explained how much work the family has to do, but Mama June said she is willing to get down to work for her family.
Family therapist Dr Ish explained that the family had a lot to do, but Mama June said she was ready to get down to work for her family.
“ I know I was selfish when I went to rehab and to be honest with you I’m still a little selfish in my recovery, ” reality TV star WE said.
“ But I’m ready to do whatever it takes to bring you all back into my life and that’s why I’m here today.
Dr Ish then urged Honey Boo Boo to open up more, leaving the teenager to admit: ‘You don’t know how many nights I fell asleep hoping and praying that you didn’t overdose. ”
Back on Track: ‘I know I was selfish when I went to rehab and to be honest with you I’m still a little selfish in my recovery,’ the TV star said. reality of WE TV
Fear: Dr Ish then urged Honey Boo Boo to open up more, leaving the teenager to admit: ‘You don’t know how many nights I fell asleep hoping and praying you didn’t overdose’ ‘
“My God, please don’t let my mother die. Please hang in there. Just please! I just wanted you to be there and even if I texted your phone I wouldn’t even get a text so damn I never knew if you were alive or dead anyway.
In addition to the emotional reunion, the episode will see June’s boyfriend Geno Doak do something completely unexpected and Mama June will be faced with a surprise drug test.
A new episode of Mama June: Road To Redemption will air Friday night at 9 p.m. on WE tv.
Drama: Friday’s episode also shows June’s boyfriend Geno Doak doing something completely unexpected and June will face a surprise drug test