06.08.2022
Honey Boo Boo is a senior! The reality TV star, 16, is seen in a yellow cap and gown

Alana Thompson, better known as Honey Boo Boo, is going to be high school senior this fall.

On Friday the 16-year-old former reality TV queen – who got her start at age six on Toddlers And Tiaras before landing her own show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo – shared images from a photo shoot for her last year in school. The star looked proud as she wore a yellow cap and gown.

There was no sign of her mother, 42-year-old Mama June – birth name is June Shannon – whom she is estranged from. Her sister Pumpkin – also known as Lauryn – Shannon – who has been raising her for years, was seen on set.

She has been attending Wilkinson County High School in McIntyre, Georgia.

The star was seen with both casual clothing on and more formal attire as she posed for the professional shoot.

In one set up she had on a black sweatshirt that said SENIOR on front with a white mini skirt.

The pictures will appear in the yearbook of her Georgia high school. ‘Senior year!!’ wrote Boo Boo in her caption ash she uploaded a carousel of images.

She was also seen with sister Pumpkin, 22, and her new baby Bentley, age one.

Pumpkin shared, ‘Today my not so little sister had senior pictures done❤️.

‘I’m so proud of how far you’ve come against all odds that have been thrown at you,’ she added. ‘Here to Alana’s last year of high school. Excuse me while I ugly cry lol ❤️. We love our lana @honeybooboo.’

On their show, Honey said she did not know if her mother would come to her high school graduation in 2023 if she asked her to.

On Mama June: Road to Redemption she told her therapist, ‘I’m kind of over it at this point. I think I’m at the age where I’m not like sitting there like, oh I just wish my mommy was coming home. Like Mama is gonna do what Mama is going to do.’

It’s a good thing Pumpkin has stepped in.

In June Lauryn was granted sole custody of Alana.

This agreement allows mom June to call Alana daily but Lauryn determines the visitation rights. And Mama has to pay $800 per month in child support. The setup ends when Alana turns 18.

Mama has had a challenging past few years.

She was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

And was given felony charges for drug possession in 2019.

June is grateful Pumpkin has taken over.

‘I’m very thankful for her because the situation could have been a lot different,’ Mama June told Page Six in June.

‘Pumpkin stepping up, I’m very grateful because it could have turned into a bad situation. At the time Alana went to go live with Pumpkin at the beginning, I couldn’t even take care of my own self — more or less take care of anybody else.’

Boo Boo seems to be doing well as she continues to date her college boyfriend Dralin Carswell.

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    The Block’s Sarah-Jane Wilson accuses co-star Elle Ferguson of blocking her on Instagram

    Sarah-Jane Wilson has accused Elle Ferguson of blocking her on Instagram following her departure from The Block.

    Influencers Elle and her fiancé Joel Patfull sensationally quit The Block’s Tree Change season after just 48 of filming earlier this year.

    Sarah has now claimed Elle recently blocked her on social media, while discussing the scandal during an appearance on Channel Nine’s Weekend Today on Sunday.

    Today host Belinda Russell asked: ‘You’ve had no contact with (Elle and Joel) since they left?’

    ‘No, I got blocked. She blocked me on Instagram,’ Sarah-Jane responded.

    ‘I went to show someone her page the other day, because they were like, “Who is this person?”‘

    ‘And then I was like, “Oh my god, I’ve made it, I’ve made it in the world, a celebrity has blocked me”.’

    It comes after Elle and her footy star fiancé Joel made headlines for pulling out of The Block just 48 hours into filming.

    The couple made the difficult decision to leave after Joel’s mother Trish fractured her neck during a fall at her home in Adelaide.

    Joel’s mother reportedly broke her coccyx and fractured her wrist.

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    A Channel Nine spokesperson confirmed their departure to Daily Mail Australia, saying: ‘Over the weekend, we were surprised to have one of our new contestant teams depart The Block a few days into filming for the upcoming season.

    ‘We wish them all the best for the future and we’re excited to cast two new Aussies for the opportunity of a lifetime on The Block. The Block Tree Change will air as scheduled later this year.’

    Host Scott Cam has since accused the pair of fleeing The Block in the middle of the night and giving no explanation for their departure.

    He rubbished their excuse, telling News.com.au that while Joel’s mother did injure herself before filming began, this wasn’t the excuse the couple gave for throwing in the towel.

    In fact, he claims, they didn’t give any excuse at all.

    ‘They didn’t give us a reason why they were leaving. They never mentioned anything to us about visiting their sick mother,’ the long-time host said on Tuesday.

    ‘We flew them to Adelaide before The Block started for a week, and put them up in a hotel so they could see [Joel’s mother], and they came back and said everything’s fine,’ he added.

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    Megan Thee Stallion put on a sizzling display as she stepped out in New York City on Saturday following the release of her newest album Traumazine.

    The 27-year-old singer-songwriter modeled a pair of ultra tiny patterned shorts that highlighted her backside.

    The psychedelic pattern, boasting shades of blue, green and red, was also featured on Megan’s tiny cropped tee.

    She accessorized with a matching headband, as well as a number of beaded necklaces, huge hoop earrings and a diamond belly button ring.

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    Megan’s long black hair fell all the way down her back ending at the very top of her thighs.

    The superstar walked around the Rough Trade Record store in Rockefeller Plaza just a day after her new album Traumazine was released.

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    Her former collaborator, Cardi B, also shared a post to her own account to show her support for the rapper.

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  • 4 минуты назад 14.08.2022Showbiz
    Pregnant Mandy Moore receives Virtuoso Award from Milo Ventimiglia at the 2nd Annual HCA TV Awards

    Mandy Moore was honored with the Virtuoso Award during the 2nd Annual HCA TV Awards which were held at The Beverly Hilton earlier Saturday night.

    The talented actress, 38, was handed the award from her This Is Us co-star, Milo Ventimiglia, as she walked on stage.

    The mom of one, soon to be two, was the honoree of the special award due to her exceptional work throughout her career in the industry for the past two decades.

    The star was honored with the Virtuoso Award, which is given to an, ‘individual who has cultivated the industry with their talent that expands well beyond a singular role,’ according to Deadline.

    Scott Menzel, the HCA Founder, explained that the actress received the award due to her transformation throughout her career.

    ‘Moore’s talent is undeniable, and her work on This Is Us solidifies that as she was able to combine all of her talents within this final chapter that included a multifaceted performance that left millions around the world in tears.’

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    ‘This is wild,’ she stated. ‘I’m so honored just to be invited to the party let alone have the chance to be up here is just beyond my comprehension.’

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  • 4 минуты назад 14.08.2022Showbiz
    Candice Warner shows off her toned legs in tiny shorts as she participates in Sydney’s City 2 Surf

    Candice Warner is known for her incredibly fit physique.

    And on Sunday, the former Ironwoman, 37, proved just how she stays in such great shape as she worked up a sweat.

    The cricket WAG showed off her toned legs in tiny black shorts as she participated in Sydney’s City 2 Surf annual charity run.

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  • 1 час, 50 минут назад 14.08.2022Showbiz
    ‘Scary’ Poldark star Aiden Turner details fears of filming first episode of ITV drama

    Actor Aidan had to overcome his fear of heights as his character, Dr Joe O’Loughlin, had to stand on a building’s ledge to try to help someone wanting to jump on the upcoming ITV series. Speaking to Express.co.uk and other media, the Irish TV star admitted: “It was kind of scary” and that his “shrieks” were real.

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    Director James Strong also talked about the opening scene and admitted it had been “complicated” to pull off.

    The Suspect’s gripping first episode will soon be available for audiences to watch.

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    The official synopsis reads: “Turner plays Doctor Joe O’Loughlin who appears to have a perfect life with a devoted wife, loving daughter, successful practice as a criminal psychologist, media profile and publishing deal.

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    The Suspect will start on ITV this month.

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Showbiz Honey Boo Boo is a senior! The reality TV star, 16, is seen in a yellow cap and gown