TLC to Put Duggars Back on TV in Child Sex Abuse Documentary

Jay Hathaway · 08/14/15 10:30AM

TLC is trying to make lemonade out of 19 Kids and Counting’s Josh Duggar revealing he molested his little sisters as a teen. Although leaving the Duggars on the air would have been terrible PR, featuring Jill and Jessa Duggar—two of Josh’s victims—in a documentary special about child sex abuse strikes the perfect balance between acknowledging the problem and milking a big, troubled TV family for publicity.

Mama June Owed Thousands for Allegedly Molested Daughter's Child Support

Aleksander Chan · 11/14/14 08:14AM

More and more details about Here Comes Honey Boo Boo matriarch Mama June Shannon's past continue to be unearthed as the mother draws ire for her reported involvement with the convicted sex offender who allegedly molested her daughter. TMZ reports Mama June was prosecuted in 2009 for not paying years of child support for that daughter, Anna "Chickadee" Cardwell.

Mama June: The Father of Two of My Daughters Is a Sex Offender

Aleksander Chan · 11/13/14 07:58AM

In the continuing, upsetting saga of the Here Comes Honey Boo Boo family, Mama June Shannon revealed to Entertainment Tonight (in an interview that will air this evening) that the father of two of her daughters—17-year-old Jessica Shannon and 14-year-old Lauryn "Pumpkin" Shannon—is convicted sex offender Michael Anthony Ford.

Mama June's Daughter: My Sister Thinks My Molester Is Her Dad

Allie Jones · 11/11/14 08:33AM

In another twist to the depressing Honey Boo Boo molestation saga, Mama June's 20-year-old daughter Anna Cardwell revealed to Dr. Drew last night that Mama's younger daughter Pumpkin believes Mark McDaniel is her father. McDaniel molested Anna when she was eight, and Pumpkin witnessed it, according to court docs.

Uncle Claims Honey Boo Boo Shared a Bed With Mama June and Molester

Allie Jones · 11/05/14 08:34AM

While Honey Boo Boo mom Mama June Shannon has denied that she's dating the man who reportedly molested her then-eight-year-old daughter Anna Cardwell in 2002, new photos show she went on vacation with Mark McDaniel in September. Lee "Uncle Poodle" Thompson, uncle to Mama June's nine-year-old daughter Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson, also went on the vacation and has published the photos in the National Enquirer.

Mama June's 3-Year-Old Forced to Watch Sister Get Molested: Indictment

Allie Jones · 10/29/14 01:02PM

According to Spalding County Superior Court documents obtained by Radar, Honey Boo Boo mom Mama June Shannon has two daughters who were traumatized by her child molester boyfriend, Mark McDaniel. The documents reveal that at least once during 2002, Mama June's then-three-year-old daughter Lauryn "Pumpkin" Shannon was in the bed while McDaniel molested her then-eight-year-old sister Anna Cardwell.

Mama June's Daughter: Mama Is "Happy" to Be Back With My Molester

Allie Jones · 10/29/14 12:53PM

The Honey Boo Boo saga just keeps getting sadder. In a new interview with Entertainment Tonight that will air Thursday, Mama June's daughter Anna Cardwell speaks out about her mother's rekindled relationship with the man who molested her when she was eight years old. Anna says Mama June is "happy" to be back with Mark McDaniel. "She's smiling and giggling when he's around," she says.

Horrifying Report Details Crimes of Mama June's Molester Boyfriend

Allie Jones · 10/28/14 12:25PM

Radar Online has obtained the police report detailing the charges against Mark McDaniel—the convicted child molester who was recently reunited with Honey Boo Boo matriarch Mama June after spending a decade in jail for molesting her then-eight-year-old daughter Anna Cardwell. It's horrifying.

Rich Juzwiak · 06/13/13 11:06AM

To make the July 17 Here Comes Honey Boo Boo season premiere a multi-sensory experience, TLC will distribute "Watch ‘n Sniff cards" in various magazines and Time Warner stores. Pink Flamingos meets Polyester and it's all real (or, you know, close enough).