Reality bites back. Turns out the biological father for two of Honey Boo Boo’s siblings had a star turn on a reality show long before TLC ever shined a light on the eccentric Georgia family. She made the revelation in an interview with Entertainment Tonight in which Mama June, 35, tried to distance herself from reports that she’d rekindled a relationship with convicted sex offender Mark McDaniel. But Ford, 37, has his own blotted past. He served time for sexual exploitation of minors after being nabbed on “To Catch a Predator” in Mama June needed to set the record straight after eldest daughter year-old Anna “Chickadee” Cardwell claimed she was molested as an 8-year-old by McDaniel. I’m upset. I feel betrayed. I feel very hurt.
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The news comes just a few hours after Mama June attempted to set the record straight about the reports. She wrote on her daughter’s Facebook page, “It isnt true, i promise my kids r 1 priority over anything else and I would never put them in danger. I left him 10 yrs ago for it and I wouldn’t go back. The trouble started earlier this week when a photo of Mama June snuggling in bed with a man identified as Mark McDaniel surfaced online.
TMZ reported that Mark had been convicted in of aggravated child molestation, and it was reportedly a child with “whom June has contact. TLC released a statement in the wake of the report, saying that they were “very concerned about this new information” and that they were “reassessing the future of the series.
Mama June’s kids could be taken away by child services. Julie Banderas reports from New York City. The twisted tale of “Here Comes Honey Boo.
Though June has repeatedly denied a relationship with McDaniel — or even meeting him since his release from prison earlier this year — TMZ have photos of her with him on multiple occasions. Prior to his sentencing, June and McDaniel had been in a relationship; TMZ adds they allegedly remained “emotionally” involved even while he served time. One set of photos show McDaniel interacting with , and touching, June’s daughter Alana.
McDaniel’s year prison sentence was for aggravated child molestation; he forced a then 8-year-old to perform oral sex upon him. Though the specific terms of his release are unclear, McDaniel is a registered sex offender, and his close contact with a minor could well trigger a child services investigation. TMZ reported that both child services and the local sheriff’s department were alerted shortly after news first broke, and a spokesperson from the Division of Family and Child Services told People that , “generally speaking, when we receive a report that children are living around a sex offender Anna told People magazine she was “confused” by the situation — “I’m hearing one story from Mama and another one from someone else.
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The Shannon family is an American family whose members are best-known for their involvement in reality television. Phil , and The Doctors. The family has been the center of numerous controversies early on and one of their biggest scandals to date, the revelation that June had rekindled a relationship with a man who had molested one of her daughters, ultimately resulted in TLC cancelling Here Comes Honey Boo Boo , in the wake of the show’s popularity and cost the family any chance at royalties earned from syndication.
Georgia’s sex-offender registry says McDaniel was convicted in May and released in March, with TMZ adding that according to.
Only occasionally do these yield anything beyond a means to occupy ourselves all over again. It felt like the story needed that much time to breathe to completely interrogate its impact and implications. Just days after the story broke, TMZ posted a photograph of her hanging out with him around another one of her kids. That prompted immediate cancellation of Honey Boo Boo , banished Shannon to the tabloid netherworlds of Dr. Phil and Entertainment Tonight and, at the time, seemed to ensure that her once-hot family was pushed out of the mainstream, like the farts they so proudly dusted over America.
Even without the reunion with a child predator and its ensuing outrage, it seemed unlikely that June and her clan would stick around pop culture for long. Even Shannon, a woman whose shtick involved taking pride in her ignorance by mispronouncing words and making what at the time seemed endearingly questionable parenting decisions, knew this. People have a good run for about three years. Some people fizzle out within a couple of weeks.
Almost five years later, Shannon as well as the reality star formerly known as Honey Boo Boo her daughter Alana , and various other members of her family, endure.
TLC worried about Honey Boo Boo’s Mama June dating convicted child molester
By Bryan Hood. Mama June might want to think twice about her new man. The year-old reality star, whose real name is June Shannon, is said to be dating a registered sex offender who molested one of her relatives, reports TMZ.
He is now a registered sex offender in the state of Georgia. We’re told Honey Boo Boo’s mom has been seeing McDaniel for the last few months.
Register – Forgot Password. By creating an account, you verify that you are at least 13 years of age, and have read and agree to the PopCulture. Shannon and Doak were arrested on March 13 after a domestic dispute at an Alabama gas station. Shannon, 39, and Doak, 42, both face felony drug possession charges after police allegedly found crack cocaine in their possession. According to legal documents, Doak threatened to kill Shannon during the domestic dispute. In the Season 3 premiere, she continued to pressure him to propose to her and went to Los Angeles without him.
He got down on one knee and presented Shannon with a promise ring. This is just the newest dramatic relationship for Shannon. Scroll on for a look at her relationship history. Shannon had Anna when she was only
Not so much. Celebrities who’ve survived scandal. McDaniel was convicted of aggravated child molestation in — during which time June was allegedly seeing him. Prosecutors alleged that he forced oral sex on an 8-year-old who is related to June, according to TMZ. McDaniel served 10 years behind bars and was released this past March.
“His name is Michael Anthony Ford, he is a convicted sex offender who served time for sexual exploitation of minors after being caught on ‘To.
We reported some time ago about how the love affair between Mama June and her long-time partner ended when he was found to have a profile on PlentyOfFish. Now it looks like the story’s taken a legitimately sinister turn as TLC – the channel responsible for Here Comes Honey Boo Boo – has cancelled the show, effective immediately. Mama June is allegedly dating a man named Mark McDaniel, who was convicted in of aggravated child molestation.
June was, according to sources, seeing McDaniel at the time of the offence. As it stands now, the show has been cancelled and the series will no longer be broadcast on TLC. This follows on from actor Stephen Collins who had all re-runs of 7th Heaven dropped from television when his offences were made public. We may have joked in the past about Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, but this is quite terrifying and putting her children – who have given her her fortune – in harm’s way by seeing this guy is pretty fucking despicable.
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Honey Boo Boo’s Mama June has history of dating sex offenders
Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Story highlights Mama June tells “Entertainment Tonight” that she has seen Mark McDaniel only twice She said two of her daughters were fathered by another sex offender The reality star said she has “nothing to hide”.
TMZ’s continued reporting on Mama June’s relationship with convicted sex offender Mark McDaniel could well result in much more serious.
After the pair split he served over two years in prison for the sexual exploitation of a child over the internet in and remains on the sex offender registry. Scroll down for video. Sex offender Michael Anthony Ford, right, dated Mama June just a few months before she became pregnant with Jessica, left, now According to prison records, Ford is currently behind bars on a separate child abandonment charge.
The father of Laury is said to be unknown, even by Mama June. Ford, pictured above, served over two years in prison for the sexual exploitation of a child over the internet in and remains behind bars on a separate charge of child abandonment. A police report has revealed the sickening sexual assaults Mama June’s eldest daughter allegedly suffered at the hands of her boyfriend when she was just eight.
She also told police that her mother’s boyfriend touched her inappropriately, made her touch him inappropriately and forced her to perform a sex act on him. When she told him to stop, he would not. Anna, who appeared on ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ with her mother and siblings, has since revealed that when she first told her mother about the abuse, Mama June refused to believe her. McDaniel was sentenced to 10 years behind bars after pleading guilty to child molestation.