She’s grown up in the spotlight! Alana Thompson has changed a lot since her days on the TLC reality series Toddlers & Tiaras.
The reality star (a.k.a. Honey Boo Boo) appeared on the show from 2009 to 2012 and documented her time as a child beauty pageant contestant. Admirers got to understand Alana and her now-famous mom, Mama June Shannon, on season 5.
At the time, Alana was only 6 years old, but her bubbly personality made her an unforgettable star from the franchise. She had her own lingo and wasn’t afraid to speak her mind while cameras were rolling. The Georgia native often used her signature catchphrases like “redneckonize” and “a dolla makes me holla!”
Alana was such a hit amongst admirers that TLC ended up offering her a self-titled spinoff, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, giving a glimpse at her private life.
Viewers were finally able to meet ……
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