Previous Post Next Post


Brought to you by

Scary! Honey Boo Boo's Dad May Need Surgery

By shanaaborn |

Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson visits her dad.

People may get a kick out of mocking Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson and her unabashedly redneck family, but this is no laughing matter.

Alana’s dad, Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson, has been seen on crutches lately following a four-wheeler accident, and now it seems that his condition has taken a turn for the worse.

Mom June Shannon took to Facebook yesterday to update her fans on her partner’s condition. “as alot of u know sugar bear has had a 4 wheeler wreck while we was out mud bogging today it was his leg it was just badly bruised and then for the last wk it git infected…” she wrote.

Daily trips to the doctor and a round of antibiotics didn’t clear up the problem, so Sugar Bear was admitted to the hospital for evaluation and IV medication.

Today, June says, “we will have an mri and a small surgery maybe.” She calls it “nothing major,” but since Mike is diabetic, this is nothing to take lightly. Diabetics are especially prone to infections in the lower legs and feet, and if the infection can’t be controlled, amputation may be necessary.

The whole family came to see Mike yesterday, including Alana, who wore silver high heels for the occasion. Stepsisters Anna (“Chickadee“), Jessica (“Chubbs“) and Lauryn (“Pumpkin“) were at her side.

Say what you will about Honey Boo Boo, her sassy sayings and her Go-Go Juice, but let’s not forget that she’s a 7-year-old child who loves and relies on her parents. It’s a scary thing for a little girl to see her dad hurt one day and undergoing surgery the next. That swaggering side she shows to the cameras is as much of an act as the wiglets and frilly dresses she wears in kiddie beauty pageants.

The best thing June can do right now is love and comfort her youngest daughter, assuring her that her daddy is getting the best care and that someone will always be there to take care of her. And with luck, the treatment will do the job and Mike will be back to mud bogging before long.

Get well soon, Sugar Bear. Your little Honey Boo Boo needs you.

[Photo: via]

Read more of Shana’s writing at Momsperiments.

And don’t miss a post! Follow Shana on Twitter!

Don’t miss the latest from Famecrawler – like our Facebook page!

More on Babble:

“Teen Mom” Leah Calvert’s Moment of Mom-Panic: Aleeah Goes to the Hospital

Sweetness! Tori Spelling Shares New Pic and Nickname for Little Finn

Michelle Duggar: Our Family’s Favorite Movies!

Farrah Abraham Gets a “Teen Mom” Spinoff (And Who Else Should)!



More on Babble

About shanaaborn



Shana Aborn is a writer and editor specializing in women's lifestyle issues. Formerly on staff at Ladies' Home Journal and MAMM, she is currently the managing editor of Life & Beauty Weekly. Read bio and latest posts → Read shanaaborn's latest posts →

« Go back to Celebrity

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, profile photo and other personal information you make public on Facebook (e.g., school, work, current city, age) will appear with your comment. Comments, together with personal information accompanying them, may be used on and other Babble media platforms. Learn More.

3 thoughts on “Scary! Honey Boo Boo's Dad May Need Surgery

  1. SO DEP says:

    Great goods from you, man. I’ve have in mind your stuff prior to and you are just extremely great. I actually like what you’ve received right here, certainly like what you are stating and the best way in which you assert it. You are making it enjoyable and you still care for to stay it smart. I can not wait to read much more from you. This is actually a terrific website.

  2. White Teeth says:

    I relish, lead to I found exactly what I used to be looking for. You have ended my four day long hunt! God Bless you man. Have a great day. Bye

  3. piese auto opel says:

    You are truly a excellent webmaster. The website loading velocity is amazing. It seems that you’re doing any distinctive trick. In addition, The contents are masterpiece. you have done a great activity on this topic!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *.

Previous Post Next Post