Ahead of the Season four premiere of ‘Mama June: From Not To Hot,’ Pumpkin is revealing what life is like after her well-known mom’s arrest and rehab fail.
Pumpkin has no concept the place her mom Mama June is, the 20-year-old tells HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY. The mom-of-one confesses that the very last thing she heard in regards to the actuality TV star’s whereabouts is that the matriarch was snapped by the paparazzi in a on line casino in Florida. And she solely is aware of that as a result of a reporter informed her. “I don’t know if that’s where she currently is. I’m not specific on her whereabouts,” the Mama June: From Not To Hot star says.
It’s a heartbreaking replace from a girl who was as soon as so near her mother that TV viewers not often noticed one with out the opposite. But June Shannon’s relationship with Pumpkin and the remainder of her household tanked after the 40-year-old’s life spiraled uncontrolled. In the final season of From Not To Hot, followers witnessed June’s household desperately attempt to get the mother-of-four into rehab, earlier than the blonde bolted after agreeing to get remedy. Meanwhile, a yr in the past in March 2019, she made headlines for all of the fallacious causes after she and her boyfriend Geno Doak had been busted in Alabama for alleged “possession of drug paraphernalia” and a “controlled substance,” in accordance with the Macon County District Attorney. Now, Pumpkin – who’s elevating June’s youngest daughter, Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson, 14 – says she not often speaks to her mother.
“It’s hit or miss,” Pumpkin, whose actual title is Lauryn Shannon, says when requested if she will simply choose up the telephone and name her mom. “I’ve been keeping in contact with her but…this addiction and her [willingness] to get healthy is going to be ultimately up to her. So, of course we still keep in contact, but we do it from a distance.”
Their relationship, after they do discuss, is “definitely rocky,” Pumpkin says. “The thing about my mom is that she just expects things to go back to normal and there is a lot of damage there. She’s done a lot in the past year… Only time will tell, but I do hope that maybe she gets it together for all of us.”
In the meantime, Pumpkin is attempting to make one of the best out of her life, which entails carrying a whole lot of duty on her younger shoulders. With the assistance of her husband Joshua Efird she is elevating their 2-year-old daughter Ella in addition to Alana. “It’s definitely much different than raising a 2-year-old,” Pumpkin says of being a mother to her teenage sibling. But, with the assist of her different sisters, Jessica (aka Chubbs), 23, and Anna, 25, and her aunt Doe Doe, she’s in some way making it work. “Being around my family makes me happier, makes my mind clear,” she says.
As for what followers can count on to see within the upcoming season of From Not To Hot, Pumpkin teases that there shall be “a lot of heartbreak and tension” and, sure, June will return. “It’s definitely a lot… So buckle up and grab tissues,” she says. Season four of Mama June: From Not To Hot premieres on WE television on March 27 at 9pm.