'Honey Boo Boo' Family We Make Waaay More than $4k an Episode!!!

9/5/2012 11:15 AM PDT

'Honey Boo Boo' Family -- We Make Way More than $4,000 an Episode!

EXCLUSIVE
June Shannon, the epic stage mom of Honey Boo Boo, scoffed at reports her family makes a measly $4,000 an episode.

We spoke with June ... after a report claimed the family was making between $2k and $4K an episode -- a figure than seems small given 3 million people are hooked on "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo."

When we spoke with June she laughed out loud at the report saying it was wrong, making it clear her family is raking in a good deal more -- though she would not be specific.

June said as far as she's concerned, "We're making memories to last a lifetime."

It looks like she's also making enough money to put Honey Boo Boo through college beauty school.