An American Family in Ruins: Honey Boo Boo's Parents Split

Rich Juzwiak · 09/19/14 02:24PM

It's a tragedy for me to see the dream is over: TMZ is reporting that Here Comes Honey Boo Boo matriarch June Thompson and her fairly beta other half Mike "Sugar Bear" Thompson are no more. It seems that Sugar Bear has been trolling online for a new partner, and Mama June is convinced that he's been cheating on her. Total coincidence: They just happen to be filming Season 5 of their TLC reality show as this is happening.

A Portrait of a Portrait of an American Family: A Day With the Here Comes Honey Boo Boo Clan

Rich Juzwiak · 09/26/12 10:35AM

Somewhere on the brief walk from the Macon Mall's Spencer Gifts to rue21, a bright discount store glittering with pageant-level tackiness but no pretensions of refinement, somebody farted. Loudly. It was in the potential earshot of the staring kiosk workers in the Georgia mall, the mass of people who were trailing the nine of us, and even the paparazzi 20 yards ahead.