Sharing her secrets and techniques! Mama June Shannon solely informed Us Weekly the place she attracts the road as a guardian whereas elevating 4 daughters.
“I need them to precise themselves,” the truth star, 41, not too long ago informed Us, explaining why she didn’t have an issue with Lauryn “Pumpkin,” 21, getting “tattooed the hell up earlier than she turned 18.”
The Georgia native added that her daughter’s seventeenth birthday was a “tattoo social gathering,” noting that whereas Lauryn’s ink is “for all times,” she will be able to later select to have all of it eliminated.
Shannon does have stricter guidelines, nonetheless, about her youngsters occurring dates and having cell telephones. Lauryn and her sisters — Anna, 26, Jessica, 24, and Alana “Honey Boo Boo,” 15 — weren’t allowed to do both till they turned 13.
“Pumpkin is the insurgent the household, so she would attempt to get a mobile phone. She would get these, like, pay as you go cell telephones,” she mentioned. “ what I’m saying? After which I’d discover them, and I’d simply bust them up.”
As soon as her kids acquired older and have been allowed to have telephones of their very own, the Mama June: From To not Scorching star monitored their texting — which is how she came upon when Lauryn was speaking to an “older boy.” Shannon recalled, “I confronted that boy on the retailer, and he was like, ‘Oh my God.’”
When it comes to her personal social media utilization, the Toddlers & Tiaras alum chooses not to answer mom-shaming trolls. “They’re closet followers,” she defined. “They know all the pieces about your life.”
Whereas she tends to brush off the hate, Shannon was not too long ago bothered by adverse feedback about her youngest daughter’s make-up. “Alana is 15 and she or he acquired [bashed for] a few of these, what I name, stripper eyelashes, however I don’t thoughts,” the Right here Comes Honey Boo Boo alum mentioned. “I acquired bashed as a result of when she was 5 and she or he was doing pageants, we have been doing the entire hair and make-up. Now she’s 15, and it’s nonetheless against the law [even though], like, Alana isn’t that 5-year-old woman anymore. She’s 15 and within the tenth grade.”
Watch the video above to learn how the Mama June: Street to Redemption star feels about placing her youngsters in pageants, doing PDA in entrance of them with boyfriend Geno Doak and extra.
With reporting by Christina Garibaldi